Saturday, November 19, 2011
Friday, November 18, 2011
There really has been a resurgence in interest in Gamebook style games. The RPG/ pulp novel mix has found an obvious home on the iPad and iPhone - devices that do the whole long form reading gig well.
The newest Call of Duty game was always going to be a hit. But it's shattered the five-day worldwide sell through record, not just amongst games, but all entertainment forms, by some margin.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Poster child for the graphical capabilities on the iPhone and iPad, Infinity Blade wasn't necessarily a great game (and its spiritual horror-themed side quest, Dark Meadow, was even less impressive for most), but it sold bucketloads on the basis of its beauty.
What do you get when you cross incarcerated sheep, a wolf-pack of vigilant guards and two daredevil penguins in a 4x4? A fantastically addictive, incredibly fun and superbly executed path-drawing game called Crazy Escape by iOS specialist publisher, Bulky Pix.
If our glowing review of the very good Panzer Corps wasn't enough to convince you that this is a must-have strategy game, Matrix Games is going to release a demo to help get people over the line.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
King Arthur: The Roleplaying Game is, quite honestly, one of the best strategy games of the past 10 years.
When niche publishing specialist, Matrix Games, took on the rights to Unity of Command (UoC), it was becoming apparent anybody lucky enough to be involved with this fantastic game had uncovered a diamond in the rough. A diamond indeed, for in the oft-time overcomplicated and unmanageable world of strategy games, UoC presents many player-friendly features that are as striking as its intelligent incorporation of research.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Let’s Golf never happened, Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive! is the first “true” 3DS eShop download release. And it’s a great start, taking full advantage of the creativity that cheap downloadable games afford developers to take a few risks.