Trilobyte Games Currently Crowdfunding Another Sequel to The 7th Guest

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For gamers of a certain age, CD-Rom games like Myst and The 7th Guest were revolutionary. Instead of loading up your PC game with a half-dozen floppy disks, you only needed one shiny disc containing hours of full-motion video and dozens of pre-rendered backgrounds. Following up on their announcement in March, Trilobyte has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise the necessary funds for a new 7th Guest game.  (more…)

Activision Announces Tony Hawk’s Shred Session for iOS and Android

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In the world of virtual skateboarding, there’s no name with as much street cred as Tony Hawk. Arguably the best extreme sports game ever made, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 already came to iOS in 2010. It was a full PlayStation game, but with clunky virtual controls placed right on top of the touchscreen. Now, Activision has announced that a mobile-focused Tony Hawk game will be launching on mobile smartphones and tablets this summer. (more…)

Republique: Episode 2 Launches This Week, Available Now for Early Backers

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Hope springs eternal! Ever since Republique: Episode 1 launched back in December, we’ve hoped that the next installment would continue the series’ exceptional storytelling and reveal a bit more about the main character Hope’s escape from an oppressive regime. If you were a Kickstarter backer or purchased the season pass, you can download Republique: Episode 2 right now. (more…)

Can an iOS App Really Improve Your Vision?

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Retro graphics are a popular trend in games these days, but what if those blurry, pixelated graphics are actually supposed to look sharp? If you find your vision fading after a lifetime of playing video games, it might be time to visit an optometrist and consider some new glasses. A cheaper (though less reliable) alternative is to download a new iOS app called Ultimeyes, which claims to help improve your vision.  (more…)

Play Top-Downloaded Puzzle Game Sinkers In Your Browser Right Here for Free

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We’re in favor of any new technology that erodes the distinctions between platforms, which is why we’re excited about App.io’s revolutionary ability to run apps through your browser without having to download anything from iTunes. We previously shared their port of Nameless: The Hackers, and now we have a new app-in-browser game from Bitzerland, called Sinkers. (more…)

New Screenshots and Trailer For Gameloft’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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There have been several high-quality Spider-Man games released on the App Store over the years, from the 3D beat ‘em up Spider-Man: Total Mayhem to the arcade fighting port Marvel vs Capcom 2. So far, the most technically impressive was 2012′s The Amazing Spider-Man, an open-world crime-fighting game where you could scale huge buildings and freely take missions. With the movie sequel about to hit, an accompanying game is headed to the App Store as well. (more…)

Glu Announces Freemium James Bond Mobile Game for Summer 2015

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Glu Mobile, the developers of dozens of successful freemium series like Gun Bros, Frontline Commando, and Deer Hunter, recently announced that they’re working on a new game starring super spy James Bond, available in 2015. According to a press release, “the game is inspired by the franchise’s rich history, themes, characters, and narratives,” which indicates to us that it’s not based on just one film or actor.  (more…)

Exclusive Interviews: The Cast of Family Guy Talks About The Quest For Stuff

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We told you that last week’s Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff launch party was about as Hollywood as they get. Developer TinyCo and Fox Digital Entertainment rolled out the red carpet for several big-name voice actors from the show, including Patrick Warburton (Joe Swanson), Alex Borstein (Lois Griffin), Phil LaMarr (Ollie Williams), and Gary Cole (Principal Shepherd). We had a chance to interview each of them about their favorite mobile games, Family Guy moments, and other characters they made famous.  (more…)