Pac-Man Comes to Crossy Road

Why did Pac-Man cross the road? To wakka wakka wakka, of course. Pac-Man and the ghosts are now in Crossy Road as part of a cross-promotion with Hipster Whale’s Pac-Man 256.

What’s New in Version 1.3.1
PAC-MAN comes to CROSSY ROAD as a completely free update.
Don’t forget to download PAC-MAN 256 by BANDAI NAMCO, Hipster Whale and 3 Sprockets. Available now.

Interesting via Gamezebo:

Fallout Shelter Infographic Breaks Down the Game’s Numbers

The apocalypse can be fun! Just look at the infographic Bethesda put together for Fallout Shelter’s numbers so far.

The numbers they’ve pulled together are pretty startling, and have no doubt been helped by Fallout Shelter’s recent Android launch and iOS content update.

Via Gamezebo

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Devious Dungeon 2 is Currently Free

This dungeon isn’t too devious. It’s just full of good platforming. It’s currently free, too!

News via Touch Arcade:

The Deer God Comes to iOS on September 3

Do you have what it takes to be the Prince of the Forest? You’ll get to find out on September 3, when The Deer God comes to iOS.

So far The Deer God has gotten kind of a mixed response on Steam, with some people really clicking with the game and some just plain not liking it. For what it’s worth, I went hands-on with the mobile version of the game back at GDC in March, and I really, really enjoyed what I saw then.

Via Touch Arcade


Clumsy Ninja Updates With Costumes

Ninjas must be strong like gorillas and swift like, uh, dinosaurs. Clumsy Ninja’s latest update includes critter costumes, and purchasing them will help out real animals. Not dinosaurs, though. Dinosaurs are beyond help.

What’s New in Version 1.17.0
Join the Pack!
Dress up your ninja as a dinosaur or gorilla!
Purchases help real world animals!
Special partnership with Wildlife Conservation Network

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout Updates With New Body Armor

Heading into a war zone? Don’t forget to dress for the occasion. Modern Combat 5: Blackout makes survival a bit easier with the inclusion of new body armor.

What’s New in Version 1.4.1
What’s a mask without a suit?! Masks are now a part of your character customization because FULL BODY ARMORS are here!

• Combat classes can now change 4 individual parts from their armor: Torso, Legs, Arms and Mask
• Collect and equip all 4 parts of a full tactical suit to unlock awesome perks: healing boosts, radar jamming, and more
• Overcharge your suit with powerful abilities for further tactical choices
• Each class gets its own suit

• Tokyo will become your battleground in the new Vantage map, designed for both close combat and long-range firefights

• Customize your armor with loads of new camo designs
• Seize all the new Trinkets and Killsigns

• Compete to be the hero of your neighborhood!


Madden NFL Mobile Updates With New Season

There’s a tiny taste of fall in the air, which means just one thing: Football, football, football. Madden NFL Mobile is ready if you are.

What’s New in Version 2.7.0
An all-new MADDEN Season is here! Be the playmaker and run your own routes as your favorite receiver. Kick off with a fresh new update, including:

• Take control of any receiver in Seasons or Live Events
• Improved modes and navigation with an all-new UI
• Boosted rewards in Spontaneous Challenges
• New and updated playbooks
• Competitive fine-tuning in Head-to-Head and Leagues
• Plus, enhancements to every mode and screen in the game!


Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past On Sale for $0.99

It’s tough times for mutants, so saving a bit of money is never a bad thing. Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past is on sale for $0.99 USD, down from $4.99 USD.


Plunder Pirates Updates With Legendary Pirates

Plunder Pirates has some new seadogs on-board. But these arrrn’t plain pirates — these be legendary pirates. Tattered rags of silk, platinum hooks — the whole nine yards.

What’s New in Version 2.0.0
The Legendary Pirates are here! A fabled group of battle hardened warriors, each with their own set of unique abilities and attack styles to aid you in both attack and defense; can you find and recruit them all?
With the Trade Ship arriving at your island soon, prepare yourselves for the legendary era of Plunder Pirates.

Update also includes:
Legendary Pirates – Brand new heroic pirates with a huge collection of fashionable outfits
Treasure Chests – Find and unlock these chests to receive untold treasures
Materials – Discover a range of mysterious items to aid you in your adventure
New Buildings – The Silo and Legendary Fort are ready and waiting to be built
Upgrade – New levels for the Ground Pounder, Mines, Stone Mason and others
Made betterer – Numerous other bug fixes and optimisations (full details at forum.plunderpirates.com)

Interesting via Destructoid:

Here’s How to Play as a Walrus in Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon

Really, the headline of this piece gets right to the point. From Destructoid:

If you happen to be one of those arachnid-fearing folks, you’re in luck! Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon actually has an “arachnophobe mode” which can be unlocked in one of two ways: either by playing the game a lot and solving a bunch of mysteries, OR by simply entering a secret code.

In the settings menu, just go to Save Sessions, click on your current session, and change the name to “ROSMARUS”. Then reload the estate map and check out the spider selection screen and you should have unlocked the Odobenus rosmarus, or the common walrus.


Via Destructoid

Out Now

Out Now: Pocket God vs Desert Ashes

What happens when high technology invades a low-tech world? Violence, obviously. Pocket God vs Desert Ashes is the crossover game you probably never expected to happen.

It’s “Clash of the Titans!” Or, rather, “Clash of the Pygmies and Landians!” In cooperation with Bolt Creative, Nine Tales Digital brings you a new spin on their popular Desert Ashes turn-based strategy game, guest starring a powerful Pygmy army defending their territory. The Desert Ashes Landians have passed through a magical portal to the remote islands of Pocket God. The Landians’ victory over the indigenous Pygmies isn’t as assured as they think. Even with their futuristic weapons, the Landians face a resourceful foe armed with spears… who are in turn allies with head-hurling zombies and sharks shooting laser beams!

Play as single player with over 10 hours of game play, or as multiplayer with unlimited play! Level up your army and become Lord of the Pygmies!

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Polymer On Sale for $0.99

If you’ve conquered the Rubik’s Cube, you owe it to yourself to try and master the sliding puzzle game Polymer. It’s on sale for $0.99 USD, down from $1.99 USD.

Out Now via Touch Arcade:

Out Now: Frozen Synapse Prime

If you’re a fan of strategy games, you’re probably already familiar with Frozen Synapse, a great game that came out a couple of years ago. The developers have remade the game from the ground up, and it’s available now. From Touch Arcade:

According to the description of FSP’s PC version (which I expect will be more or less the same as the iOS version), the game now boasts a full 3D presentation that fleshes out the original’s minimalist art style into a game that has kill cams, cinematic replays and more. FSP‘s tactics also offer new options that didn’t exist in Frozen Synapse such as Slide, Sweep, Room Selection, and so on. Finally, FSP offers a “Replay Theater” that lets you rewatch your matches to figure out why that one guy got his face blown off. Now, the App Store description doesn’t mention a multiplayer mode (while the PC version has a pretty good multiplayer mode), so proceed with caution.

Via Touch Arcade

Reviews via 148Apps:

Dungeon of the Endless Review: A Well Done Genre Mashup

Dungeon of the Endless is out now on iPad, and 148Apps could hardly be happier. From the 4.5 star review:

I adore this game. Presentation-wise it hits all the right notes with a wonderfully moody – downright haunting at times – soundtrack, a slick pixel art style, and a surprising amount of humor with its characters. This was something that I used to envy PC folks for up until it finally came to the Mac (and now the iPad), purely based on the aesthetic.

Via 148Apps


Agent Awesome is Currently Free

Do you like humor with your tactical violence? Agent Awesome can deliver exactly that experience. Watch the video above, read this review, and download it before it goes back up to $1.99.


Piloteer is On Sale for $0.99

The awesomely hard-to-control game Piloteer has gone on sale for $0.99. It’s normally $2.99, so if the video above looks like your kind of thing, grab it quick.


Modern Combat 5 Gets a New Map and More

A new update for Modern Combat 5: Blackout comes with a new multiplayer map and lots of new customization options for armor, including new perks. From Gameloft:

Customize Your Armor and Unlock Advanced Tactical Suits

  • Each class now wears a default armor
  • You can change the default armor with parts that belong to a tactical suit
    • All 4 suit parts are needed to unlock the full tactical suit & its 2 unique perks
    • Each class has a dedicated tactical suit that cannot be used on other classes
  • Get perks even if you don’t have the full tactical suit equipped
    • Masks grants special perks that are always active
    • Arms, Torso and Legs offer armor bonus

New Multiplayer Map: Vantage

  • A medium sized map set in an urban battleground designed for both close combat and long range firefights

Camos for Body Armors

  • Apply camos to your class armor

Local Leader Boards

  • Compete in neighborhood leader boards with people in a 500m, 1km or 5km range

5 New Weapon Trinkets 

Some content will unlock progressively, so not all update content is available immediately.

Out Now

Out Now: Final Fantasy Portal

Final Fantasy VII hitting the App Store isn’t the only iOS news for fans of the series today. Square Enix also released an app called Final Fantasy Portal that has all kinds of stuff going on in it, from free versions of Triple Triad (the card game from FFVIII) to a free full download of the first game (if you grab it soon). From the App Store description:

This is a general portal app for information on FINAL FANTASY and related products.

◆ Get the latest info on all things FINAL FANTASY!
View the latest information on FINAL FANTASY games, books, music, merchandise, events, and more!

◆ Point system
By logging in through your Square Enix account, you can acquire points, which you can in turn exchange for various items. There are many ways in which points can be acquired:

– Daily login points
– Points for viewing news
– Points for viewing videos
– Points for viewing FF Topics


Out Now

Out Now: Final Fantasy VII

RPG uber-classic Final Fantasy VII is now available for iOS. Don’t get too attached to any flower girls you meet.


With its unshakeable monopoly over Mako energy production, the evil Shinra Electric Power Company holds tight to the reigns of world power.
One day, a Mako reactor serving the sprawling metropolis of Midgar is attacked and destroyed in a bombing raid by a revolutionary group calling themselves Avalanche.
Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite “Soldier” unit takes part in the raid as a mercenary hired by Avalanche and sets events in motion that will draw him and his friends into an epic struggle for the fate of the planet itself…

Special features for the iOS edition

– Play using a simple and comfortable virtual controller designed not to obscure the action, choosing between virtual analogue or fixed 4-way digital control pad options. The opacity of on-screen controls can also be adjusted from the Config Menu.

– Two new features to make play easier and more convenient!
The iOS edition also includes an option to turn enemy encounters off on the world and area maps (will not skip event battles) and a Max Stats command to become all-powerful in the blink of an eye.


WWE Immortals Updates With Seth Rollins and Batista

Now it’s time for Seth Rollins and Batista to live forever. Both have been added to WWE Immortals.

What’s New in Version 1.6
Earn Seth Rollins, Batista and a brand new version of Brock Lesnar – Conqueror! New characters can be earned through upcoming Challenges and now through Online Match Season Rewards!

SummerSlam is here and we’re running a special Multiplayer Season August 19—26 where you can win special SummerSlam themed Gear we won’t offer again.

No time to wait? Gain Early Access for both Seth Rollins and Batista by purchasing their Early Access Character packs. Each pack contains both Gold versions of the character and all the Talent Cards you need to power them up. Characters can be earned through gameplay during upcoming Challenges or Multiplayer Seasons.

News via Touch Arcade:

Hearthstone Grand Tournament Expansion Coming August 24

If waiting for Hearthstone’s Grand Tournament expansion has left you as restless as an orc with fire ants down its loincloth, here’s some good news: The Grand Tournament begins on Monday August 24.

If you want to get a head-start or simply want to get a really good deal on new packs, go do the pre-order. The new cards look really fun, with some really crazy ones joining the fray.

Via Touch Arcade

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