WarFriends guide - Part Four - Advanced tactics

Welcome to the final part of our WarFriends guide. We’ve covered a lot in the time we’ve been together, and I for one am proud of what we’ve achieved. You have the makings of an excellent soldier.But if you want to take your warring even further, you’ve come to the right place. Because here we’re going to go deep into some of the tougher strategies you’re going » Read More

'Wyvern' Review - MUD Wrestling Dragons

Once upon a time, there was a fairly popular Java-based online RPG named Wyvern [Free]. It began its life in 2001 and ran for 10 years before its server was shut down in April of 2011, much to the sadness of its devoted players. It took some legal wrangling, but its creator Steve Yegge was finally able to secure the rights to bring the game back, and he's opted to do it on iOS. Inspired by 1980s » Read More

The Thursday Find - Breakout Ninja

It’s Thursday, so that means it’s time for the Thursday find, our weekly look at a hidden gem that’s crept out on the App Store over the past week.And this week we’ve got a bit of a doozy for you. It’s a sharp angled one-tap arcade game that does things a little differently.You might have noticed that games that do things a little differently are our favourite sort o » Read More

'Mega Man 1 - 6' Review - Mega-Bad Doesn't Begin to Describe It

Do not buy these. Just don't. Not even for a laugh. Not even because they're only a couple bucks a pop and what harm could it do? I am sitting here trying to imagine how these ports of the 8-bit Mega Man games could have been worse, and I'm coming up dry. Nothing is right about them. Nothing. It's like someone was given the graphic and audio assets of the games and were told to re-create everythi » Read More

Battle Duty: Modern Field 3

Battle Duty: Modern Field 3If you’re looking at the title of this game and thinking, why does that sound like a rip-off of several other game titles, you’re not alone. However, this wacky iPhone game isn’t just some attempt to capitalize on those searching for Modern Warfare, Call of Duty, Battlefield 3 and other similar titles. It’s more of a satirical lampooning of these well-known titles. The » Read More

'Bean Dreams' Review - Sweet Dreams Are Made of These

Holy heck, does Bean Dreams [$2.99] knock it out of the park. The first Bean's Quest [$2.99] game from Kumobius was a solid game, with inventive ways to approach platforming on a touchscreen-based device. But after they applied their time-traveling take on Tiny Wings [$0.99 / $2.99 (HD)] with Time Surfer [$0.99], and gave the challenging arcade game genre an artsy twist with Duet [$0.99], now the » Read More

Art Class with Dr. Panda Review

Art Class with Dr. Panda is a charming new universal interactive app – part of a series of Dr. Panda role-playing apps for young children.As many readers may know, my family really enjoys these apps as they allow children to pretend to take part in many occupations and activities – be it a doctor’s duties or working in a restaurant, supermarket or farm. Here Dr. Panda is teaching an a » Read More

Plopp

 ConceptPlopp seems like a very simple iPhone game on the surface. Small spheres appear and begin to expand. A number within them tells you how many points they are worth. The bigger the sphere expands, the more points they’re worth. You must pop spheres before they touch each other. Whenever you pop one, it sends out a shockwave which can pop other spheres caught in its path.Like most well- » Read More

'Block Legend' Review - A Legendary Puzzler No One Should Miss

When you have a trailer as awesome as Block Legend [$1.99], you better have a good game behind it to back up that hype goodness. Luckily the devs behind this RPG puzzler matched their self-made hype and then some. Streamlined combat (complete with random encounters), loads of unlockable content and a robust RPG match-2 overlay combine for an amazing experience that needs to be checked out.Block L » Read More

Pango Playground Review

Pango Playground for kids is a charming universal app for babies and toddlers which adults will enjoy a great deal as well.This app opens up to a very nice assortment of children’s toys such as train tracks or building blocks. Do choose a scene and tap on a number flag 1 to 4 to be taken to a new area.All of these scenes are variations on the same basic assortment of toys, different colorful buil » Read More