We’ll have a full review up as soon as possible, but I’ve been dabbling in Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for a few days, and I can report that it’s very good, absolutely enormous, and definitely worth $14.99. You can grab it from the App Store here, or you can read on for some early impressions of the game. (more…)
It’s Wednesday, and that means this week’s crop of big games will land on the App Store tonight at 11 p.m. Eastern time. The biggest game, Civilization Revolution 2, actually already hit the App Store, so grab it now if you’re a strategy fan. For the rest of the week’s big games, keep on reading. (more…)
If your love for iOS gaming is only matched by your love of greasy food, today is your lucky day. Denny’s, the home of the Grand Slam breakfast, has teamed up with Atari to replace the graphics in classic Atari games with pancakes and bacon. You can download the delicious game collection, called Denny’s Atari Remix, here for free. (more…)
Tsum Tsum (pronounced soom soom) is the first big publisher game to try to bring social networking based games using LINE to the US. It’s big in Japan, will it be big here?
Line, WeChat, and KakaoTalk are messaging apps that are huge in Asia. Users see them as a replacement for email, SMS, messaging of all kinds. But none of these apps have really caught on here in the US. Over the top stickers and graphics, and deeper games integration than what Facebook allows are key points to these networks. While game integration is key and one of the most interesting features of these messaging apps letting players see what their friends are playing, high scores, etc. Much more game and social focused than anything I’ve seen on Facebook.
To help make sure we don’t forget it’s heading our way “this summer,” Gameloft has dropped us a line to key us in on some hot new graphical effects they’re packing into Modern Combat 5: Blackout. But for all the extra hotness to show up on your screen, you have to be rocking a “higher end” device, which probably means a latest-edition iPhone or iPad. For a glimpse of what they’re talking about, read on. (more…)
Want to save some money on good games? Of course you do. If you’re an iOS gamer you’re in luck, because lots of excellent games are either on sale or totally free this weekend on the App Store. Check out our picks for the best games you can save money on below. (more…)
iOS gamers finally get to share in the MMO fun from Wargaming.net with World of Tanks Blitz released today for iOS.
Blitz is a beautifully designed free to play tank-based MMO and a ton of fun to play. The innovative control scheme offers good control, but takes a bit of getting used to. Gameplay is in the form of 7 vs. 7 team matches and is remarkably free of timers or energy systems.
An update to the Hatch game released today brings a new way to play with a virtual pet and a new way for games to work together.
In this Hatch update, players can take their virtual pet and play with it in the game Ooga Jump from Bolt Creative (the Pocket God folks). And this isn’t just a little mini-game inside Hatch, it’s taking a virtual pet and moving it the full Ooga Jump game and playing with it there. (more…)