Reviews via 148Apps:

‘Riff the Robot’ Review: Peggle Plus

Do you like Peggle and want to play more games like Peggle? Then go ahead and download Riff the Robot. It’s like Peggle, but a little more complex. From 148Apps’s review:

Each level looks a lot like Peggle with your aim being to fling Riff the robot up through the air, taking out the various marbles around him. You use a catapult to propel him but it’s not just a matter of sitting back and watching things unfold. Riff has thrusters that you can activate by tapping left or right on the screen, thereby allowing you to send him in different directions. It’s a fun mechanic that ensures you feel regularly involved and in control.

Via 148Apps

How-Tos via Gamezebo:

More ‘Inside Out Thought Bubbles’ Tips and Strategies

You can never have enough tips and tricks, right? We posted some pro tips for this Pixar movie-based game yesterday, but Gamezebo has a few more they’d like to share. Without further ado…

This is perhaps the best advice I can give you about Inside Out Thought Bubbles: take your time.

You don’t have to shoot the color you’re given each turn, an alternate color is always available (unless you’re using the power-up that gives you additional colors to pick from), so always weigh your options before you take the shot.


Via Gamezebo

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Reviews via Touch Arcade:

‘Robbery Bob 2′ Review: Fun Little Sneak-Fest

Robbery Bob 2: Double Trouble is all about sneaking into places, stealing stuff, and sneaking out before anyone’s the wiser. From Touch Arcade’s 4 out of 5 star review:

If you’re looking for another stealth game, Robbery Bob 2: Double Trouble deserves a second look. It may not be in the running for most the memorable franchise in town, but it gets the job done for those of you who desire puzzle-oriented gameplay over non-stop action.

Via Touch Arcade


‘Earthcore: Shattered Elements’ Updated with New Cards, Events

The excellent new collectible card game Earthcore: Shattered Elements has just gotten its first significant update. Check out what’s new:

The first big expansion for Earthcore is here!

In Call of Champions we’re adding a completely new game feature – Events. Update now to join the exclusive time-limited events and win BRAND NEW cards and other amazing rewards!

NEW unique cards and skills in this expansion add 30,000 new unique card combinations to Card Crafting!

We also keep listening to your feedback. Based on your advice, we had upgraded the multiplayer matchmaking, improved game balance in single-player campaign as well as fixed dozens of minor bugs so playing Earthcore can be even more enjoyable for you!

News via Touch Arcade:

Hearthstone’s Latest Tavern Brawl is Totally Bananas

It’s time for another tavern brawl in Hearthstone, and as Touch Arcade outlines, it’s loaded with potassium.

From now until Sunday, you get to build one deck of any class you want and then fight with other players. The special rule this week is that you get a random Banana every time one of your minions dies.

Via Touch Arcade

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Reviews via Gamezebo:

Sonic Runners Review: Go Faster, Faster, Faster

Sonic Runners is finally going worldwide, and Gamezebo has a review of the Blue Blur’s 2D endless running title.

The final result is frantic, polished gameplay similar to what Sonic Dash fans fell in love with, as well as a more classically Sonic, platformer-inspired experience that old school players pined for. Sonic Runners should be the game of choice for retro Sonic fans, as well as anyone who enjoys go, go, go, going fast.

Via Gamezebo


The Simpsons: Tapped Out Updates With Tap Ball

It’s never a good idea to play a game devised by Homer Simpsons, but you should be all right with his newest creation, Tap Ball: You’re behind layers of protective glass, e.g. your mobile device.

What’s New in Version 4.15.0
Homer Simpson has introduced a sport so dangerous, so wild, so confusing that it could only exist in the digital sphere.

Put together and train a team of sporty Springfielders and challenge your neighbors to games of Tap Ball, where the only rule is that there is a never ending list of rules (because Homer keeps making them up!)

With new buildings, characters, decorations, and quest lines, it’s GAME ON in Springfield!

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Out Now: Scapefall – two years in the making

Out now is Scapefall — a strategic combat simulator that was two years in the making. If you liked Dark Realms other game, Pandemic, you will like this one.


Hitman GO On Sale for $1.99

Good hitmen don’t come cheap. Except when they do. Case in point: Hitman GO is currently $1.99 USD. It’s usually $4.99 USD.

Previews via Touch Arcade:

Crashlands Gets (Sassy) New Trailer

Off-the-wall crafting RPG Crashlands has a new trailer. Be warned: It’s rated “T” for “Too much sass.” Your mom might not approve. Look for Crashlands on mobile later this summer.

Via Touch Arcade


Chainsaw Warrior: Lords of Night On Sale for $0.99

Bizarre card game Chainsaw Warrior: Lords of Night (it mixes zombies and Aztec myth) is on sale for $0.99 USD. It usually costs $5.99 USD to carve up South American zombie meat.

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Out Now: Her Story

Real-life crime story Her Story is now available on mobile. It’s already garnering rave reviews for its mix of cinema and gaming, so definitely give it a go if you’re into adventure games.


Alto’s Adventure On Sale for $0.99

The llamas! Grab the llamas! Alto’s Adventure, an endless-snowboarding game of excellence, is currently on sale for $0.99 USD. It usually costs $1.99 USD.

Previews via Pocket Gamer:

Sega’s Heroki is Finally On its Way

Sega’s surreal but gorgeous-looking platformer Heroki has been in the works for years, but we should be seeing it “soon.”

The game sees you playing as Heroki, a boy with a propeller on his head, as he flies around trying to save the village of Levantia. You’ll traverse four worlds, fighting off enemies and completing mini-games, with the promise of around ten hours of gameplay to sink your teeth into.

Via Pocket Gamer

How-Tos via AppTrigger:

‘Inside Out Thought Bubbles’ Tips, Hints, and Strategies

AppTrigger has posted a handy guide to help players get the most out of the insanely popular game Inside Out Thought Bubbles, which is based on the new insanely hyped Pixar movie. Check it out.

  • Confused by the snowflake symbols? Those are called Brain Freezes, and have frozen memories arrayed around them. Brain Freezes can be cleared by removing all the frozen memories adjacent to them, but be careful with your shots — any memory that touches the snowflake will be trapped and added to the ones already ringing it.

Via AppTrigger

Reviews via Gamezebo:

Letter Tale Review: Good for Kids But That’s About It

Letter Tale is a game that looks great on paper (and in screenshots) but doesn’t quite live up to the same standard when it comes to gameplay. From the Gamezebo review, which scored it 3 out of 5 star:

Because levels are fairly short, you’ll typically have one large challenge—like chopping down a tree to form a bridge or feeding a warthog so he’ll move out of the way—and otherwise mostly a lot of walking and jumping. The lack of any sort of time limit or fail state—if Ari misses a jump or is spotted by a wolf sentry, he resets to his last safe location—creates a relaxed, stress-free exploration experience.

Via Gamezebo

Reviews via IGN:

‘Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 3′ is the Best One Yet

The third episode of Telltale’s Tales from the Borderlands game is set to launch on Thursday, and IGN says it’s the best episode yet. From the 9.0 review:

Tales From the Borderlands Episode 3: Catch a Ride contains some of the funniest scenes Telltale has ever written. It sets up its fantastic characters, both familiar and completely new, in a handful of tense situations, and the chess board of Rhys, Fiona, and company’s long con expands to a galactic level to present tough choices, satisfying outcomes, and compelling mysteries throughout the course of this two-hour chapter.


News via Pocket Gamer:

‘Monument Valley’ Expansion Will Be Free Starting Thursday

Owners of Monument Valley will get the Ida’s Dream expansion for free come Thursday. From Pocket Gamer:

Last year, Monument Valley was expanded with a special red-themed level pack, made to support the Project (RED) charity. This week, that chapter will be made available for free across all platforms.

Not only will everyone be able to experience this content now, the levels have also received a visual update.

Via Pocket Gamer


‘Oczilla’ is Currently Free

The full title of this game is Oczilla – The Mutant Octopus In Crossy Tower Defense, which probably tells you everything you need to know about whether or not to download it while it’s free. Or you can just watch the gameplay video above.

Reviews via Touch Arcade:

‘Angry Birds Fight’ Review: Philosophically Bad

Touch Arcade has now rung in on the quality of the avian match-three game Angry Birds Fight, and found it lacking. From the 2 out of 5 star review:

It’s not great. It’s packed with all the free-to-play nonsense you all hate, the gameplay is pretty bland, and nothing you do seems to matter in any way. Where’s Nietzsche when you need him?

Via Touch Arcade

News via 148Apps:

Fallen London Coming to iOS

Fallen London, a super-cheery Lovecraft-inspired post-apocalyptic interactive adventure, will be getting an iOS release later this year.

Fallen London is a sort of story-driven online adventure in which players create a character, train various skills, use those skills to complete increasingly difficult jobs, then use the spoils from those jobs to unlock new missions and stories as well as get some fancy new duds. And it’s all set in a sort of post-Cthulhu apocalypse where London has sunken into a vast underwater cavern.

Via 148Apps

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