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Mix some paint with your puzzle platforming in Nihilumbra

Nihilumbra is a puzzle platformer from Beautifun Games. It would definitely qualify as an “art game,” so to speak. Some of the aesthetic and design elements are a bit derivative, but that does not stop this from being a very well made and entertaining puzzle platformer. Definitely don’t judge ... Full Article »

January 19, 2013 2:00pm

One Tap Hero offers a clever way to save the day

One Tap Hero is a clever little title from Coconut Island and Chillingo. It's the all-too-rare one button game, which are understandably hard to make into lasting and engaging games. But here, the context-sensitive gameplay is not only smart, but also backed up by loads of charm and vibrant, interes ... Full Article »

January 7, 2013 8:00pm

iPhone App Video Review: Mega Run - Redford's Adventure

Rather than go with the more popular “endless” runner route, this title is divided into various levels. However, the layout of those levels are made up of interchangeable sections, so while each level has the same segments, they’re not always in the same order, and the power-ups that you’ll ... Full Article »

December 10, 2012 12:55pm

Random Heroes adds to a winning formula

If Random Heroes seems familiar, it’s not because it’s a cheap knock-off or just eerily reminiscent of pixelated platform shooters from years gone by. It’s actually the sequel to the very fun League of Evil platformer. Both share a healthy bit of gaming DNA, but Random Heroes feels like the ne ... Full Article »

September 30, 2012 2:00pm

iPhone App Video Review: Sonic The Hedgehog 4™ Episode II

While Sega built the game from the ground up in a new engine to address physics issues, it’s still lacking, and definitely doesn’t live up to the days of “Blast Processing.” Just as Episode I borrowed heavily from the original Sonic, Episode II borrows from the second Sonic, reintroducing M ... Full Article »

June 17, 2012 12:05pm

iPhone App Video Review: Project 83113

You are Project 83113, also known as ‘Belle,’ and you are the savior of your people, who have been enslaved by robots on some distant world. Born with four arms instead of two, I guess you’re super good at shooting, or something, because you are trained to lead your people to freedom, and quic ... Full Article »

June 14, 2012 12:00pm

iPhone App Video Review: LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias

The control fixes to the first game have carried over, the puzzles are more in-depth, and the beautifully rendered world feels more alive than ever. This is a great exploration-based adventure platformer, and people should check this series out. Once again, you play as a wind spirit named Emril and ... Full Article »

May 17, 2012 10:20am

iPhone App Video Review: Gunman Clive

This game is one of those rare titles that marries old school and new school like peanut butter and jelly. The gameplay is structured like Mega Man with a dash of Contra, but mostly the former, while the visuals take the western theme in a unique direction by making everything look like it was sketc ... Full Article »

April 16, 2012 3:40pm

iPhone App Video Review: Swordigo

You play as a young nameless hero in training. Your master is killed one night by dark shadow creatures known as Corruptors, and their return must be stopped at all costs. You’re then sent out to find an ancient, legendary sword (sound familiar?) known as the Mageblade in order to stop them. The s ... Full Article »

March 29, 2012 2:15pm

iPhone App Video Review: Hunger Games: Girl on Fire

You play as a girl named Katniss Everdeen, and you are currently taking part in a ridiculous, “fight to the death” reality TV show, a la The Running Man and other similar stories. Teams of young adults in different districts are forced to take each other on. Unfortunately, this means they’re a ... Full Article »

March 28, 2012 12:12pm


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