Wii U Hands-On Preview

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Every year at E3, we keep ourselves busy with hands-on previews and developer interviews for the latest iOS games. But we always try to make time to check out the latest iOS-like consoles from Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. Two years ago, we tried out the 3DS to see if 3D mobile gaming would take off, and last year, we put the PSP Vita through its paces. This year, the most iOS-like console at E3 is Nintendo’s Wii U, so we took it for a test drive to see if its touchscreen controller can compare with the best of iPad gaming. (more…)

Arcane Legends Hands-On Preview

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Spacetime Studios has the mother of all comeback stories. The MMO developer has faced certain death numerous times in the past decade, as PC publishers looking for big-budget games came and went. But on iOS, they’ve found a winning formula: Three MMORPGs, all of which are free-to-play, that have earned millions of downloads and a fan base that can’t stop playing. But those players still want more, so next up for the studio is Arcane Legends. (more…)

Asphalt 7: Heat Hands-On Preview

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The Asphalt series has been chugging away on iOS for a long time now. Every year, a bigger and badder version of the game hits the App Store with aims of taking the checkered flag. Asphalt 7: Heat is no exception. Targeting a June release, Gameloft is hoping fans appreciate their strategy of amping things up another level. After spending some quality time with the game, fans of the series will undoubtedly enjoy what is being served up. (more…)