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Games Workshop’s Dark Future Board Game Coming to Tablets

If Mad Max: Fury Road got your blood pumping for some more apocalyptic car-on-car action, you’re in luck. Auroch Digital is working on a digital version of Games Workshop’s Dark Future miniatures-based board game. It’s called Dark Future: Blood Red States, and it’s coming to tablets (and other platforms) later this year.

Via Touch Arcade

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Hands-On Video Preview of Minions Paradise

Despicable Me’s little yellow minions work hard, so you should do whatever you can to make them happy in their new tropical home. AppSpy has some hands-on preview footage of EA’s upcoming island-builder, Minions Paradise. The game’s currently in soft-launch.

Via AppSpy


[Sponsored] Dungeon Link from Gamevil

Many thanks for Dungeon Link from Gamevil for sponsoring Slide To Play this week.

Dungeon Link is the latest genre mash-up from Gamevil. It’s a deep story driven RPG mashed up with a Flow-like game mechanic. With over 250 different heroes, special dungeons, raids, and PvP play, there’s plenty here to keep players interested for many many hours.

Dungeon Link is available now for iOS on the App Store and Android on Google Play.

Dungeon Link from Gamevil sponsored Slide To Play this week.

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Namco and Hipster Whale Team Up to Make Pac-Man 256

Steel yourself for a new mobile Pac-Man game this summer. Pac-Man 256, which is being put together by Bandai Namco and Crossy Road makers Hipster Whale, is based around the glitchy “kill screen” that would pop up in the classic Pac-Man arcade game if you managed to reach level 256. Can Pac-Man beat his most sinister enemy yet: Garbled junk text?

Via Gamezebo


Follow-up to Subway Surfers, Swords of Brim Coming June 4

SYBO will be releasing their follow up to massive hit Subway Surfers on June 4. Swords of Brim is a similar game to Subway Surfers but set in a medieval world with power ups, weapons, and quests.


PC Roguelike Sproggiwood Coming Full Featured to Mobile May 28th

Indie developer Freehold Games is bringing their PC roguelike game Sproggiwood to iOS and Android next week. They mobile game will be full featured, not a trimmed down mobile version. As such they have decided to price it at $9.99.

* A humorous setting inspired by Finnish mythology
* Brain-churning tactical combat vs. an assortment of creative monsters and traps
* Six fully unique, customizable classes: simple farmer, brave warrior, merry archer, cunning thief, brainy wizard, and creepy vampire
* Procedural dungeons filled to the brim with scrolls, potions, swords, and staves
* Town decoration mode with buildings, trees, roads, and villagers

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Hands-On Preview of Cartel Kings

Remember chunky-looking shooting games like Time Crisis? Eight Pixels Squared remembers, and it aims to recapture that fun with its upcoming shooting / strategy title, Cartel Kings. Look for it soon on iOS and Android.

Via AppSpy


Prune Teaser Trailer Released

Prune is one of the prettiest games I’ve seen in a while. It’s a very zen puzzle game where trees must be pruned to allow them to grow into the sunlight where they can bloom. If you liked Zen Bound or Monument Valley, keep an eye out for this one, it’s coming soon.

How-Tos via AppSpy:

How to Download pCars: Dash and sin:speed for Project Cars

pCars: Dash and sin:speed are companion apps for Project Cars on the PC. Want to see what the apps offer? Want to know where and how to download them? AppSpy has a handy-dandy instructional preview video.

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Age of Empires: Castle Siege Soft-Launches in Canada

Age of Empires: Castle Siege is a Clash of Clans-inspired clan-battling game that utilizes the classic Age of Empires brand. Want to test your  military mettle? Castle Siege recently received a Canadian soft-launch. No word on a worldwide release yet (though Windows Phone owners can grab it any time).

Via Gamezebo

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Hands-On Preview of Skiing Yeti Mountain

Skiing Yeti Mountain is a mobile tribute to good ol’ Ski Free for Windows 3.1. AppSpy’s Peter Willington is pretty hyped for it so far, thanks in part to its extremely tight controls.

Via AppSpy

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Hands-On Preview of The Walking Dead: Road to Survival

The Walking Dead: Road to Survival is an RPG adventure set in (where else?) the Walking Dead universe. The game is currently in soft-launch on the Australian App Store, and Gamezebo has a hands-on preview of what’s available so far.

If you’re a fan of the franchise, you have plenty of options to get your Walking Dead fix already, but Road to Survival has enough of its own identity that you might want to watch for it when it surfaces in North America.

Via Gamezebo

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Hands-On Preview of Sword of Xolan

Fans of 2D action platforming will want to take a gander at this hands-on footage of Sword of Xolan, a sprite-based romp that’s reminiscent of Castelvania and Mega Man. Look for it on May 21.

Via AppSpy

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Hands-On Preview of Starseed

Starseed is an oldschool shoot ’em up that would look right at home on the Commodore 64. AppSpy has a hands-on with the game, and it looks great in motion. It should hit mobile sometime soon.

Via AppSpy

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Dragon of Legends Trailer Shows Off an Ambitious MMORPG

There’s been some buzz about an upcoming MMORPG from Thrive Games called Dragon of Legends. You get to choose a side to fight on (Norse or Celts) before being immersed in a world built to look like 16-bit RPGs of old. Definitely one to look out for.

Via Gamezebo

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Hands-On Preview of Kill the Plumber

AppSpy has some hands-on footage of Kill the Plumber, a clever-looking game that takes obvious inspiration from the Super Mario titles – but reverses roles. This time, you are the Goomba and Koopa attempting to put an end to the hero’s life (er, sorry – you are the generic mushroom enemy and the generic turtle enemy).

Via AppSpy


Angry Birds Fight — Soft Launched in Asia

Angry Birds Fight has been soft launched in some Asian countries. If you have a Thai iTunes account, you can grab it here. Take a look at the video above to see this match-3 RPG in action. When it will make global launch is unknown.


Disney Infinity 3.0 for Mobile Announced – Finally with Star Wars Playable Characters

Disney Infinity 3.0 was just announced today with iOS and Android listed as a supported platforms. The big deal with this release is the support for Star Wars characters. No word on specifics for mobile yet — we’re hoping that 3.0 is where they open it up and add support for the base and physical characters to mobile (like Skylanders recently did).

More details on Infinity 3.0:

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition now welcomes Star Wars™ to the ever-growing collection of Marvel, Disney and Disney•Pixar characters, stories and worlds. This fall, Join Forces with some of your favorite characters as you play in their galaxies in story-driven adventures inside Play Sets or create your own universe in the Toy Box! Disney Infinity is the only game franchise where fans can play with Disney, Disney•Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars™ characters together in one experience.

About the game:
• Three Star Wars Play Sets, one set in the timeline of Episodes I-III, the second set during the original trilogy, Episodes IV-VI, and the third available this winter based on Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™
• Additional Play Sets offering distinct gameplay and environments, including a Disney•Pixar Play Set based on the upcoming film Inside Out, and a Marvel Play Set featuring Hulkbuster Iron Man, Ultron, and other Marvel characters
• A fully enhanced Toy Box with two new multiplayer Toy Box Expansion Games, Toy Box Speedway (kart racing) and Toy Box Takeover (action-adventure)
• More figures of fan-favorite characters from across The Walt Disney Company, like Mickey and Minnie, Sam Flynn and Quorra from Tron: Legacy, Mulan and Olaf, among many others

Each of the Star Wars Play Sets offers distinct experiences, with varied gameplay, environments and characters. The Star Wars™: Twilight of the Republic Play Set takes place in the height of the Jedi’s powers, where players will use the Force™ and Lightsabers™ in epic battles and master their combat skills alongside Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda and Darth Maul. The Star Wars™: Rise Against the Empire Play Set will take players on galaxy-spanning missions with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, Han Solo, Chewbacca and Darth Vader, piloting X-wing fighters or the Millennium Falcon to fight stormtroopers, or exploring and partaking in land-based missions on planets like Tatooine, Hoth, and Endor. Additionally, fans will have the unique opportunity to play with all of the Star Wars characters in all of the Star Wars Play Sets.

News via Destructoid:

Valve and Zen Studios Making Portal Pinball Table for Zen Pinball 2

The pinball experts at Zen Studios are teaming up with Valve to bring a Portal-themed pinball table to PC and mobile. Going by early screenshots, you can expect to see familiar (and blank) faces like GLaDOS, Wheatley, Chell, and a lot of blue and orange. The Portal table lands on May 25 as an add-on for Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball 2.

Via Destructoid

News via Pocket Gamer:

Snake Rewind Arrives on May 14

Your monochrome Nokia dreams will be coming true on May 14, when Snake’s original creator, Taneli Armando, releases an updated version of the classic time-waster called Snake Rewind. The revamp retains Snake’s retro feel while adding in a whole whack of new features and challenges.

Via Pocket Gamer


Hands-On Preview of Ghostbusters Puzzle Fighters

AppSpy goes hands-on with Capcom’s latest mobile game, a match-three puzzler based on the Ghostbusters franchise. Though it’s too early to pass any major judgement, between dull gameplay and excessive IAP peddling, it’s looking like you shouldn’t call this one. Not even if there’s something strange in your neighborhood.

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First Look at Star Trek: Timelines

Upcoming adventure game Star Trek: Timelines is still early in development, but going by this 10-minute demonstration video from PAX East, it’s already the stuff geek dreams are made of. No release date is set yet, but the game appears to be coming along nicely.

Via Gamezebo

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