Game of the Month, November 2013: Oceanhorn

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Things are heating up as the year comes to a close. November was a fantastic month for iOS gamers, with a huge number of Must Have titles hitting the App Store. So whether you wanted to build a Death Star or run and jump as Mickey Mouse, the App Store had you covered. But there can be only one Game of the Month, and November’s is Oceanhorn by Cornfox & Bros. (more…)

Game of the Month, July 2013: Plants Vs. Zombies 2

Putting all of July’s Must Have games together in a list made me realize that July 2013 was one of the biggest months in the history of iOS gaming. An unbelievable number of great titles hit the App Store, including ports (Limbo, Sine Mora), remakes (Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded, Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame), new installments in established series (Layton Brothers Mystery Room, Magic 2014), and new titles entirely (Bloodmasque, Kamikaze Pigs). But there can be only one Game of the Month, and this month it’s Plants Vs. Zombies 2. (more…)

Game of the Month, May 2013: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

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The streak continues: May was yet another great month for iOS gamers. If you wanted a summer camp adventure or a retro shooter, you needed to look no further than the nearest iOS device. But it was a particularly great month for ports. Our favorite game in May was an iPad port of a bonafide classic, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. (more…)

Game of the Month, March 2013: Ridiculous Fishing

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March was a busy month for iOS gamers! At last week’s Game Developers Conference, we had a chance to see all kinds of new games and talk to developers about their pricing and marketing strategies. In our discussions, one game kept getting mentioned as an example of how to stand out in a sea of clones and still find success on the App Store: Ridiculous Fishing.

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Game of the Month, February 2013: Table Top Racing

February turned out to be a pretty slow month for Must Have games here at Slide To Play. Still, we handed out Must Have scores to five titles, and one of them stands above the rest. It’s a racing game that may not take place on a large scale, but it packs all the fun and excitement of a great kart racer and shrinks it down to the size of Micro Machines. Our Game of the Month for February 2013 is Table Top Racing, by Playrise Digital. (more…)