The TouchArcade Show - 177 - The Same as Last Week's Episode, But We Added Touch ID

October 17, 2014 7:30 PM by in Full Content, Podcast As promised, we're back again this week covering some of the games we missed last week with an XXL-sized podcast. Three of them you don't even need to pay for to try, and at least one of those will have you laughing while you're playing it. From there we move on to talk about the... Read More (2 Comments)

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Hail to the King: Deathbat'

October 17, 2014 6:46 PM by in Featured, Game of the Week, News $4.99 Buy Now The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game... Read More (44 Comments)

Best iPhone and iPad Games of the Week: 10/17/14 - 'Helix', 'Zombie Highway 2', 'Crimsonland HD' and 'Skullduggery'

October 17, 2014 5:10 PM by in Best iPad Games, Best iPhone Games, Featured, News Free Buy Now As we're barreling towards the end of the year, it's no surprise we're posting so many great game reviews. It seems like everyone holds on to Q4 to release their best games, so I'm sure it'll only get better from here- Especially looking at what came out this week. Here's the highest scored game reviews... Read More (3 Comments)

'Reckless Racing 3' Review - Today I Learned What Gymkhana is, and I Like It


October 17, 2014 4:55 PM by in $4.99, 4 stars, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, Racing, Reviews, Universal $4.99 Buy Now Reckless Racing 3 [$4.99] delivers a style of racing that honestly is reckless, with the loose-controlling cars making perilous turns and drifting around, rubbing paint and just generally making a mess of the proceedings. This has been the series' modus operandi, and it does its job very well, at being a chaotic racing game that's... Read More (8 Comments)

'Electronic Super Joy: Groove City' Review - A Steamy Good Time


October 17, 2014 3:30 PM by in $4.99, 3.5 stars, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, Platform, Prices, Ratings, Reviews, Universal $4.99 Buy Now To a great degree, I applaud Electronic Super Joy: Groove City [$4.99] for managing to bring a challenging trial platformer from PC to iOS without much compromise. It's a game that will test players, but thanks to its simple control scheme, it winds up being a great fit on iOS. It's perhaps more built for... Read More (6 Comments)

Point-and-Click Adventure 'The Silent Age' Episode Two Now Available

October 17, 2014 2:37 PM by in $4.99, Adventure, Free, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Universal, Updates Free Buy Now House on Fire's point-and-click adventure game The Silent Age [Free] just got updated with its second episode, available now. Serving as the finale of the game, this episode has players still controlling Joe, the time-traveler who's trying to discover the apocalyptic event that wiped out humanity – and to just maybe try to stop it,... Read More (12 Comments)

'Surgeon Simulator' Developer's Next Game is a Bread Simulator, Please Lord Let It Come to Mobile

October 17, 2014 1:27 PM by in News, Upcoming Games Those folks over at Bossa Studio are wacky. I mean, they made Surgeon Simulator [$5.99 (HD)], so you have to be a little off your rocker for something like that, no? Today on Twitter, they officially announced their next game, called I Am Bread. Described as "The beautiful story of one slice of bread's epic... Read More (12 Comments)

'Fat Princess: Piece Of Cake' Review - Technically, Sony Will Pay You To Play This


October 17, 2014 12:20 PM by in 2.5 stars, Free, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, Prices, Puzzle, Ratings, Reviews Free Buy Now Do you love Sony's Fat Princess, the downloadable title on PlayStation 3? If so, you are not the target of Sony's latest mobile release, Fat Princess: Piece of Cake [Free]. Rather, this game, like many of Sony's mobile efforts thus far, seems to be more of a promotional tool to pull in people unfamiliar with... Read More (12 Comments)

The iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Are Now Available for Preorder

October 17, 2014 11:25 AM by in News Free Buy Now During the Apple keynote yesterday, Tim Cook and friends announced that the new iPads would be available for preorder today. Hardcore folks like myself assumed this meant like most preorders they'd be available at midnight Pacific time. After giving up at around 3:00 AM, it turns out for whatever reason this time around Apple waited... Read More (15 Comments)

'Helix' Review - Let it Surround You


October 17, 2014 9:54 AM by in $2.99, 5 stars, Arcade, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, Prices, Ratings, Reviews, Universal $2.99 Buy Now 868-HACK [$5.99] creator Michael Brough is doing for the arena survival genre with Helix [$2.99] what he did for the roguelike with 868-HACK: take an existing genre and own it with his own style. This is an arcade game that's got great art, great controls, intriguing gameplay, and even a few secrets to try and... Read More (12 Comments)

Halfbrick's 'Fruit Ninja' Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Ghostbusters with Huge Crossover Update

October 16, 2014 10:10 PM by in $0.99, Arcade, Free, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Universal, Updates 99¢ Buy Now Why, hello there, totally random IP crossover! In case you weren't aware, this year marks the 30th anniversary of one of my all-time favorite movies, Ghostbusters, and apparently an appropriate way to celebrate that is with… an update to Fruit Ninja [$0.99 / Free]? Yes, it sounds weird, but that's totally the case, and in... Read More (9 Comments)

RPG Reload File 010 - 'Fighting Fantasy: House Of Hell'

October 16, 2014 7:24 PM by in Adventure, Featured, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Role-Playing, RPG Reload $5.99 Buy Now Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the RPG Reload, the weekly feature where we open random doors hoping we aren't scared to death by what we find inside. Each week, we take a look at a game from the App Store's past and poke it with a stick to see what happens. It's a bit... Read More (11 Comments)

'Tiny Tower Vegas' Gets Limited-Time Halloween Content

October 16, 2014 6:40 PM by in Free, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Simulation, Universal, Updates Free Buy Now NimbleBit's Tiny Tower Vegas [Free] has received its first batch of new content today, and it's celebrating the internet's favorite holiday – Halloween. There's a special Halloween lobby to unlock. Want a giant jack-o-lantern as the roof of your tower? That's available now, too. A new Halloween elevator, with bats, a coffin, and pumpkin on... Read More (8 Comments)

'NOVA 3: Freedom Edition' Makes Gameloft's Sci-Fi Shooter Free with Ads

October 16, 2014 6:13 PM by in First Person Shooter, Free, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Universal Free Buy Now Y'all forgot about Gameloft's NOVA series, didn't you? While they were busy making new Modern Combat games, their Halo-inspired FPS series has sat dormant. Well, this isn't anything too new, but it's at least a sign of life: there's a new free version of NOVA 3 [$6.99] now available: the NOVA 3 Freedom Edition [Free].... Read More (14 Comments)

Bandai Namco's Card Battler 'Outcast Odyssey' Now Available Worldwide

October 16, 2014 5:41 PM by in Card, Free, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Universal Free Buy Now Back in July, Bandai Namco soft-launched their new free to play card battling game called Outcast Odyssey [Free], and as of last night the game is now officially available worldwide. While the card battling genre is quickly getting saturated on the App Store, Outcast Odyssey hopes to stand out from the pack with its emphasis... Read More (4 Comments)