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'Stop The Bots' Review - Stop The Bots, Can't Stop The Bots

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August 19, 2014 6:46 PM by in 3.5 stars, Arcade, Free, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, Puzzle, Reviews, Universal Free Buy Now There sure are a lot of puzzle platformers around these days, aren't there? This was a huge genre back in the 8-bit days, and it's had a huge resurgence of late, spearheaded by games like Braid and its ilk. There's certainly a lot of them on iOS, which is sort of an interesting outcome when... Read More
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Check Out the New 'Mikey Boots' Trailer

August 19, 2014 3:17 PM by in Upcoming Games If you listen to our podcast, chances are you've been hearing about Mikey Boots for months now. And if you're not listening to our podcast, what the hell, man? Mikey Boots is essentially the Return of the Jedi of the Mikey trilogy. Mikey Shorts [$0.99] set the scene, Mikey Hooks [$1.99] built suspense (and added... Read More (13 Comments)
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Team Meat Announces 'A Voyeur for September'

August 19, 2014 2:16 PM by in Upcoming Games Team Meat just announced another iOS game, titled A Voyeur for September, which in their words is a "live action stealth game." Not a whole lot else is known about the game outside of the fact that it's going to be on display at PAX Indie Megabooth later this month. Oh, there's a teaser trailer... Read More (8 Comments)
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'They Need to Be Fed 3' Surprise Launches on the App Store

August 19, 2014 1:39 PM by in $1.99, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, News, Platform, Puzzle, Universal $1.99 Buy Now Way back in November of 2010, developer Jesse Venbrux released a wonderful little puzzle platformer called They Need To Be Fed [$0.99 / Free]. It had you playing an adorable, armless little silhouette character with big eyes and a curlycue of hair as you traversed many different kinds of platforms and avoided deadly hazards on... Read More (2 Comments)
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'Angel In Danger 3D' Review - Danger In 3D Angles

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August 19, 2014 12:18 PM by in $0.99, $1.99, 3.5 stars, Action, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch (5th gen), Platform, Prices, Ratings, Reviews 99¢ Buy Now There really aren't enough decent 3D platformers on the App Store. There are quite a few good side-scrolling platformers, but even the companies with IP and money behind them seem reluctant to fill the 3D gap. Maybe it's the cost, perhaps it's a perceived issue with controls, or it might even just be down to... Read More (1 Comment)
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'Deep Under the Sky' from 'Incredipede' Creator Coming This Week

August 19, 2014 10:24 AM by in News, Upcoming Games Colin Northway of Incredipede [$3.99] fame has announced his latest title, Deep Under the Sky, releasing this Wednesday on iOS. Created in collaboration with Rich Edwards, creator of Pineapple Smash Crew on PC, this puzzler bosts a gorgeous alien look and single-tap gameplay. The game is played entirely with a single tap: doing so launches... Read More (1 Comment)
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'Max Gentlemen' from 'Organ Trail' Developers Hangs its Hat on the App Store on Thursday

August 19, 2014 8:31 AM by in News, Upcoming Games Organ Trail [$2.99] creators The Men Who Wear Many Hats have announced that their local multiplayer hat-stackathon, Max Gentlemen, is finally releasing on Thursday, August 21st for iOS, among other platforms, with cross-platform multiplayer. The core element of the game is to collect hats against an opponent, while dodging obstacles that would knock hats off,... Read More (8 Comments)
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Exclusive Hands On With 'Flappy Bird' Creator Dong Nguyen's Next Game: 'Swing Copters'

August 18, 2014 2:07 PM by in Exclusives, Featured, Free, Upcoming Games Looking back on the Flappy Bird phenomenon, and the onslaught of games developer Dong Nguyen inspired with his brutally difficult single-tap gameplay, it's clear what made it so hard to put down. The first time you loaded up Flappy Bird, chances are you didn't even make it through the first set of pipes. It might... Read More (59 Comments)
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'A Dark Room' Prequel 'The Ensign' Launches on the App Store

August 18, 2014 2:00 PM by in $0.99, Adventure, Games, News 99¢ Buy Now Are you among the countless people who fell in love with A Dark Room [$0.99]? Well, here's some great news for you- The prequel was just released. It's called The Ensign [$0.99], and just like A Dark Room, you're better off going in to it knowing nothing. If you want to know something, you could... Read More (14 Comments)
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Confirmed: 'Pokemon: The Trading Card Game Online' Coming to iPad Later This Year

August 18, 2014 12:46 PM by in Card, Featured, Upcoming Games On Friday, we posted about a vague tweet from Pokemon YouTuber TheJWittz from the Pokemon Championship over the weekend mentioning that Pokemon: The Trading Card Game Online was coming to iPad. Well, that's since been confirmed by Polygon that it's not only real, but then Kotaku got word that it's coming this year. The rest... Read More (23 Comments)
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'The Manhattan Project' Review - Board Game Giant Limps into the App Store

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August 18, 2014 12:00 PM by in $6.99, 2.5 stars, Board, Reviews, Strategy $6.99 Buy Now I'm not surprised that Domowicz Creative Group has nothing new on their site announcing the release of The Manhattan Project [$6.99]. The last update mentions a potential november 2013 start date for a Kickstarter campaign. The campaign that ended last december did not reach it's goal. While I remain unstartled about the lack of updates... Read More (6 Comments)
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'Time Tangle: Adventure Time' Review - Running And Punching Stuff Is No Probs For Finn

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August 18, 2014 11:00 AM by in $2.99, 3.5 stars, Action, Arcade, Game Center, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch (5th gen), Prices, Ratings, Reviews, Runner $2.99 Buy Now There's a pretty decent assortment of Adventure Time games available on the App Store now, and while they're not exactly blazing trails for the hobby, just about all of them are quite a bit better than a lot of licensed titles end up being. Adventure Time has already tackled the side-scrolling runner, sort of, in... Read More (4 Comments)
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'TourStar' Review - If Only Fame Were This Easy…

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August 18, 2014 10:00 AM by in $0.99, 3 stars, Free, Games, iPad Games, iPhone games, iPod touch games, Reviews, Simulation, Universal Free Buy Now Go from rags to riches in this basic Music Industry simulator... Read More (5 Comments)
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The TouchArcade Show - 168 - A Post-Monster Trucks World

August 15, 2014 8:00 PM by in Full Content, Podcast Following monster trucks and just before Summer Slam, there's loads of cool crap going on this month. Oh, and lots of iOS games. We talk about the latest and greatest, whether or not we need another matching game in our lives, and much, much more. Don't forget to shoot us emails with any questions, feedback,... Read More (4 Comments)
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TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Pako - Car Chase Simulator'

August 15, 2014 7:00 PM by in Featured, Game of the Week, News 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 (14 Comments)