So many games come out for iOS on a regular basis that it can be difficult to keep track of them all, let alone review them. In this edition of Under the Radar, I highlight a handful of games from this summer that I enjoyed immensely. Whether it’s because of ingenuity in gameplay, or a great mix of old-school and new, these are games, in no particular order, that captured my attention over the last few months. (more…)
We regularly cover the big new iOS games, but there’s even more to the App Store. Every day, dozens of indie iOS games come out of the woodwork. Here are our picks for the best new games from small studios, which you might not have heard of yet.
It can be hard to find quality indie games on the App Store– not because there aren’t enough, but because there are too many. Instead of taking a chance based on a game’s App Store icon, description, and user reviews, try some of our suggestions this week for an alternative gaming experience. Even better– three of this week’s picks are free to download!
Big-name games tend to perform well in the App Store, because gamers often gravitate towards known commodities like After Burner Climax or Gun Bros 2. While we love to review popular brands, we’re also looking for the next big thing from the indie iOS development community. Here are our picks for the new indie iOS games that we think really shine.
Every week in Under the Radar, we look for the undiscovered indie gems that help make iOS gaming great. This week, we’re launching Russian dogs into space, cleaning up the planet with a giant robot cat, and mastering the art of the movie chase scene. (more…)
You’d need a team of superhuman tech reviewers to keep up with the incredible number of new iOS games launching every week in the App Store. We try our best in Under The Radar, where we pick our favorite new indie games. You can also check out our Year of Indies lists (part 1 and part 2) to see which Under The Radar games received a full review this year. (more…)
Back in April, we took you through a year’s worth of indie iOS games, and there have been many more since then. Every game on this list has been considered for our weekly Under The Radar column, then reviewed in full to give you a complete critique. Here are our picks for the best undiscovered indie iOS games from the latter half of 2012. (more…)
New iOS games are launching at a faster pace as we approach Christmas, so it’s even more important that we take a moment this week to identify our favorite new hidden gems. Everyone already knows about Baldur’s Gate and GTA Vice City, but what about SiliBili HD, 4NR, and From Cheese? Check out our picks below for the best new indie iOS games. (more…)
If you’re picky about which iOS games you buy or download, you’re in good company. We’re also very particular about which games we cover, because we know there’s a lot of junk in the App Store. Here are our picks for five of the best new indie iOS games that clearly stand out from the rest. (more…)
The App Store games section has become divided into two camps– big-name games from established developers, and indie/amateur unknowns. While we cover the big new game launches on Wednesday and review them throughout the week, we try to give a regular shout-out to undiscovered gems that might otherwise pass you by. Here are this week’s Under The Radar picks. (more…)