Wizard Ops Tactics takes the asynchronous multiplayer model established by games like Hero Academy and expands it. It features customizable teams of wizards that battle in eerie magical arenas. Like a game of chess, there are more options here can you would initially think. For some, this game might be the perfect challenge. For others, it might require too much of a time investment. Read More
The number of games that hit the App Store every week is overwhelming. We can only cover so many through our normal reviews, so in our Under the Radar feature we try to feature five indie games that stand out for their extraordinary graphics, gameplay, or concepts. Here are our picks for this week’s Under The Radar. Read More
Imagine: You’re at home burning through a game of Angry Birds on your iPad. Then you have to put the game down and go to the bank, because you’re an adult and you occasionally need to do dull adult things. No more Angry Birds until you get back, right? Wrong. With Rovio Accounts, you can save game progress to the cloud and resume play while you’re out. Read More
Covering the world of App Store gaming isn’t an easy task, and it requires a lot of different people with unique skills to run a website like Slide To Play. Recently we made some changes to our staff so that we can continue to provide you with the best iOS gaming news, reviews, and features. After four years of being your Editor in Chief at Slide To Play, I’ll be moving up to the position of CEO, with the incredibly talented Chris Reed as Slide To Play’s new Editor in Chief.
Wednesday night is Big Game Night. iOS developers line up and present their goods to Apple at 11 pm EST in hopes that they’ll grab a coveted “Featured” spot on the App Store. This week, you can take to the skies with Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol—or you can rob a few families or careen through a minimalist race track, if that’s more your speed. Read More
Crabs have a bad rap. Angry people are described as crabby. Roger Corman made a marginally scary movie about them. They’re associated with uncomfortable parasites. In fact, the only time people seem to love crabs is when they’re boiled, cracked open with hammers, and eaten with butter and a little lemon juice. Mmm, delicious. But never mind that. What we’re saying is that it’s time for the crabs to strike back, and Crabitron is the game that finally gives them their due.
It can be hard for non-gamers to understand how something like a videogame can be so engrossing and so captivating that most outside concerns take a second seat to the screen in front of our faces. We’re not entirely sure if Sorcery! from creator Steve Jackson is the game to convince them, but it’s a good candidate for the job. It’s an elegant, thoughtful and spellbinding adventure. Read More
In a quiet little town nestled between two cliffs, families gather for the evening. A small meal is laid out on the table. There’s a knock at the door. “That’s odd,” Father says, “it’s too late for guests.” Little do they know there’s a war going on in this quiet town, between two opposing teams of monsters, that threatens to tear Haunted Hollow apart. Read More
On this week’s STP Podcast, we announce some big shake-ups among the staff, with Chris and Andrew both moving up to new positions. We also talk about Sid Meier’s first original iOS game, playing against celebrities in Draw Something 2, and keeping track of one indie game’s sales using a website called Crabstarter. Click ahead for your download link and show notes!
Quick, for a million dollars worth of gold coins and mushrooms: What’s the best way for Nintendo to boost its crawling sales of the Wii U? The company may already have one answer. According to rumor, Nintendo is currently looking into ways that smartphone applications can be used on its consoles’ touch screens. Read More
Most digital pets are talented at pooping, but Pou for iOS and Android probably marks the first time a digital pet actually is poop. Not that Pou ever suggests anything so crass, mind you. No, your new pal is an alien that just so happens to look like—that. Total coincidence. Yup. Read More