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Contra: Evolution: One of the most iconic shooter games gets an iOS update and new life

Gone Free! Contra Evolution

 
Horn:  Epic RPG that Plays like Infinity Blade Meets The Legend of Zelda

Gone Free! Horn!

 
EPOCH.2: Grab this Top Notch Shooter for Free from IGN via Redeemable Codes

Free via Redeemable Codes: EPOCH.2!

 

iPhone Reviews

Monument Valley Review: Balances Beauty and Engaging Gameplay

 
 
 
 
 

The iPad has become one of my favorite showcases for subtle, artistic games that offer engagement and beauty instead of intensity and in-app purchases. The best of these balance design and game for a truly memorable experience. Monument Valley is one such game. It works well in both its artistry and in its design, though…(Read the full article)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier for iOS Review: Freemium Gameplay at a $2.99 Price Point

 
 
 
 
 

I wish I were reviewing the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier today. The movie is a rocking action flick with plenty of Marvel Comics lore twined into it. Instead, I’m reviewing the Captain America: The Winter Soldier tie-in game released by Gameloft in conjunction with the film. It’s a comic book cash-grab that has…(Read the full article)

Star Horizon Review: Great Rail Action, but Not Much Else

 
 
 
 
 

I’ve been a fan of space-based shooters since the days of Star Wars: The Arcade Game, and so new space shooters often catch my eye. As such, I was excited to get my hands on Star Horizon, the new game from Tabasco Interactive. The previews and trailers promised beautiful, fast space shooter action. And it…(Read the full article)

Threes Review: A Little Math, A Lot Of Fun

 
 
 
 
 

As a game reviewer I am constantly adding and deleting titles from my iPhone, especially on my 16GB 4S where space is precious. It takes a pretty good game to earn a long-term place on my home screen. For Threes, the recent puzzle game release, it looks like I’ll be making room for one more…(Read the full article)


Mines of Mars Review: Crafting on the Red Planet

 
 
 
 
 

Sandbox crafting games are becoming a dime a dozen in the App Store, most of them cheap knockoffs of Minecraft. Mines of Mars, by Crescent Moon Games, has aimed to try something different with the genre: polish up the graphics and add some more action. The result is a game that doesn’t quite hit its…(Read the full article)

Tengami Review: Gorgeous Style Masks Little Substance

 
 
 
 
 

There is a small genre in the App Store of art games — games with minimalist interfaces and staggering design sense, oftentimes coupled with unusual game mechanics or themes. The latest entry in this not-quite-a-genre is Tengami, a brief haiku of a game that will please your eye but that will┬áleave you wanting for more….(Read the full article)

Cut the Rope 2 Review: More Om Nom, More Candy, More Fun

 
 
 
 
 

The first Cut the Rope is one of the most memorable games in the App Store, and its simple, clever premise has inspired many other puzzle games. To put out a true sequel to the game, ZeptoLabs had to come up with new spins on the Cut the Rope concept. They rose to the challenge,…(Read the full article)

Bloodstroke Review: Survival Runner With A Neat And Bloody Twist

 
 
 
 
 

John Woo isn’t the first Hollywood type to put his name to an App Store game, but his name definitely caught my attention. And I’m glad it did, because the game he’s endorsed, Bloodstroke, is a unique and bloody take on the survival runner genre. The story is thin, but it gets the game going….(Read the full article)

Shadow Blade Review: Pocket-Sized Ninja Action is Great Fun!

 
 
 
 
 

There are plenty of ninja-action games in the App Store, and so a developer needs to really put some effort into a new ninja game to make it stand out. Dead Mage Games and Crescent Moon Games, I’m happy to say, did just that with their new game Shadow Blade. It’s a ninja action platformer…(Read the full article)

Battle Supremacy Review: Sky Gamblers Takes To The Tanks

 
 
 
 
 

The developers of Sky Gamblers, Atypical Games, showed us over several versions of that game that they could put out an exciting, graphically intense historical battle game that would engage us. Now, they’ve decided to tackle the ground war with Battle Supremacy, a game of tank battles. It sounds like a slam dunk, but can…(Read the full article)

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Monument Valley Review: Balances Beauty and Engaging Gameplay

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Hot, New iOS Game Releases This Week! (Apr 18)  HearthStone: Heroes of Warcraft, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Hitman Go, & More!

Hot, New Games This Week! Hearthstone & More!

 
FTL: Faster Than Light Review: 5 Stars! This Spacefaring Sim Soars On iPad

FTL: Faster Than Light Review: 5 Stars!