Tag: games

What will you use an Apple Watch for?

After the Apple watch hit stores, fans have been checking their bank balances before getting that hot new piece of technology. Heck, if you don’t have enough cash right now, that might not matter. Surely it can go on the credit card? ;) The British market is one …

WWE 2K released on iOS

Big brand names are starting to become commonplace in the App Store, but adapting home console games for the mobile arena presents challenges, on both a technical and gameplay level. Different developers have chosen different methods to face this conversion challenge. From identical ports such as BioShock and Skylanders trap time …

Top apps to keeping your finger on the pulse of sports news

After reading Leighs problems with his TV (it had an unfortunate collision with a Nintendo Wii controller), I noticed that it would ruin his yearly get-together watching the Cheltenham Festival. Hopefully he’ll have a new TV sorted by then, but if you’re into your horse racing you’ll no …

Why Nintendo won’t make their games available for smartphones

For years, gamers have been imploring Nintendo to release its older games on smartphone platforms and operating systems. These pleas have fallen on deaf ears, however, current president Satoru Iwata is instead taking an entirely different approach. More specifically, he plans to remake popular smartphone games for the …

Snowman Releases Alto’s Adventure Trailer

In a blog post today, Snowman, the makers of Shifts (our review here), Checkmark, and others, released a trailer for their new game Alto’s Adventure. The latest game by the Toronto-based company will be available on the iOS App Store February 19th. After over 2 years, hundreds of …

When free really isn’t free

Wondering how the makers of mobile apps can afford TV advertising when they’re free to download? Well, we seem to quite like a model named “Freemium”. The word itself, which is a mash-up of “free” and “premium”, means that you get the entire game or app for absolutely …

Which app categories are banking the most?

How much do app developers make? Really? Well, it’s a tricky one to answer. Research by CasinoDailyNews seems to suggest that making a game is your best bet, with 90% of the top grossing apps being games. Currently, at the top of the pile in the Google Play …

Aces of Luftwaffe review

I don’t normally review games for smart phones as I don’t normally play them but this one caught my attention in a big way so I figured what the hell.   The premise of the game is very simple it is a top down rolling shooter that as …

Hooligans ‘The Bravest’ iOS revew

We’re British, it is therefore in our bones to love booze, brawls, and the beautiful game… In a twist to the myriad World Cup games comes a novel approach: Hooligans ‘The Bravest’. What can we expect of this celebration of all that makes us proud? According to the …

Controlling Pandora’s box

I know I’ve mentioned it before, and yes, I’m guilty of repeating myself. However, it’s something I’d like to bang my drum about because, for the most part, people tend to switch off when the words “online safety” are mentioned. Still there? Good, because a recent survey of …

Got a console? Wanna swap some games?

If you’ve got one of those Xbox 3DS’s, Microsoft PS4’s or Nintendo Sony Vita gadgets then you’ll know that the games are absolutely chuffin’ expensive. Step forward Jiggster, an app which will let you dive into a trading marketplace where you can sell or buy games. I could …

The Flappy Bird saga. Why remove it?

Where do I start really? This is a game that got people talking. Sure, it didn’t always gain positive comments, but it lit the social media candle and soon turned into a bonfire. It’s become the most popular app so far this year, but has now been taken …

Tomb Raider for iOS drops to 69p

Remember the day sat at home with your chipped PSX, that game with the big chested women on it with the guns. It’s the original Tomb Raider for iOS devices. Now you can relive those days with a more modern device and for a very low cost. Requiring …

Cuebox 3D Pool Game Review

As if playing pool in two dimensions isn’t hard enough, there is now 3D Pool. This is definitely a game that will test your mental acuity and give that redundant geometry knowledge a workout. As you can imagine from the title, the game is based around a regular …

Plants vs Zombies 2 Now Available on Google Play

I have to admit that I am one of the few people that did not play the original Plants vs Zombies however apparently Plants vs Zombies 2 is now available on the Google Play store. The follow up to the hit game from Electronic Arts “brings the fun” …

Humble Bundle 2 out now

The idea of a Humble Bundle is that you can buy 4 games for however much you want and choose how to split the money between the developers and charity. If you donate more than the average (currently $4.52) then you get 2 free games as well. The …

FIFA 14 comes to iOS, Android and is free to play

Most years there are two annual game releases that can be guaranteed to bring people queuing at the doors upon release day. Call of Duty is one and the other it the yearly release of FIFA – the console version of which is scheduled for release on Friday. …

Where’s My Water? makes a comeback

There’s a few games that people really latch onto and generally become huge. Where’s My Water? is definitely one of them, and has kept my son (and wife) entertained for quite a bit. Now there’s a new version, cunningly named “Where’s My Water? 2”. Oh and get this, …

My Choice Of Apps – Android Edition #3

As with other members of the team I’ve been writing a choice of Apps piece and the reasons why. These are the five apps that I install every time, I either put a new ROM in my phone ( which is quite a lot ) or have a …

Cut The Rope Time Travel now available

I’m a big fan of Cut The Rope, and noticed yesterday that a new version is out, called ‘Time Travel’. This edition sees the awesome Om Nom travel though time (see what they did there?) meeting ancestors  and gulping down yet more candy. Perhaops they’ll be a ‘Cut The …