First Impressions: Curiosity – What’s Inside the Cube

Earlier this year, Peter Molyneux, the creator of the RPG series Fable, left Lionhead Studios and joined up with indie developer 22Cans. They’ve just released a free game on the App Store called “Curiosity – what’s inside the cube.” To risk understatement, we’ll say that it has an unusual premise. Because the game is so unconventional, a standard review doesn’t really make sense here. Instead, we’ll give our first impressions and urge you to play it for yourself. (more…)

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 Hands-On Preview


EA Mobile has announced that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 will be coming to the iPhone and iPad at the end of the month. We got a chance to go hands-on with the game at GDC, and we can report that it was looking like a top-of-the-line golf sim already. The game will feature eight courses, lots of real golfers, sharp graphics, commentary, and most other features you’d want and expect from a golfing game. (more…)

Slide To Play Q and A: The Shadow Sun


When Alan Miranda, the CEO of Ossian Studios, contacted us about a new 3D Western RPG his company is working on, we were intrigued immediately. First of all, Mr. Miranda has impressive game-making credentials: Ossian Studios put out expansion packs for the classic PC series Neverwinter Nights, and Miranda himself used to be a producer for BioWare. Secondly, the iPhone game he’s working on, The Shadow Sun, draws inspiration from sources like Zelda, Fable, and H. P. Lovecraft. (more…)

Updated: ngmoco’s LiveFire project now called KillTest, trailer released


ngmoco just updated its site with a teaser blurb on the KillTest video: “The official name of our FPS may still be a secret, but that has not stopped Arsenal Megacorp from leaking critical insights into its Experimental Combat Systems. Stage 2 (known as KillTest) is now live on, and it features our debut trailer.”

So, we were wrong. For the moment, KillTest is just what it sounds like–a “test” name for a killer-looking game. The post mentions that “Stage 3″ of ngmoco’s info drop will occur soon, hopefully with additional details.