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Hell: Fight for Gilrand Reviewed by Pocket Gamer: 8/10

This turn-based strategy game may not have the most sparkling graphics, but it’s well worth the premium price, according to Pocket Gamer, thanks to its “easy to learn, but hard to master” gameplay and ghoulish sense of humor.

Unlike the majority of lightweight fantasy strategy titles, Hell offers a serious challenge. Waltz into even the easiest scenario on the easiest setting and the demons will have you for breakfast. This is a game that demands respect.

Reviews via Touch Arcade

Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition Review from Touch Arcade: ‘A Very Good Port’

Although Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition came out on iPad last year, it was recently updated to become a universal app. That’s as good a reason as any, so Touch Arcade filed a thorough (if belated) review. The reviewer liked it, scoring it 5 out of 5 stars. The one caveat is that it’s hard to play on iPhones with a 4-inch screen.

Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition is a very good port of an incredibly good game. It has its share of issues, and its developer is known for letting a long time go between updates, but there’s nothing here that should stop you from playing it if you have a device with a decent-sized screen.

Updates

SimCity BuildIt Update Introduces Tokyo Town

The most recent update for EA’s popular city builder lets you build residential areas based on Japanese landmarks and architecture, including Tokyo landmark Himeji Castle. The update also introduces an international airport as well as other small adjustments.

SimCity BuildIt Mayors can now bring their cities to life with all-new features, including an incredible International Airport as well as a new type of Residential Zone we call Tokyo Town. This update also includes a much improved Global Trading HQ based on player feedback.

Interesting via Gamezebo

Gamezebo Chronicles the Development of Angry Birds Transformers

The development of Angry Birds Transformers wasn’t a simple matter of mashing together the hit properties from Rovio and Hasbro. Gamezebo’s Nick Tylwalk talks to the developers about what went wrong, and what went right.

Even adding a partner like Hasbro to the equation for the unlikely marriage of two powerful brands in Angry Birds Transformers doesn’t seem like it could take that much more effort, since it’s just another spoke in the mighty Angry Birds wheel.

The truth is a bit more involved.