17th October 2011

Burn the Rope Worlds HD Is heating up the iPad

Big Blue BubbleBig Blue Bubble Inc. announced today that Burn the Rope Worlds HD has come to the big screen and is now available on the iPad.  Burn the Rope Worlds HD follows in the footsteps of the original game with 100 more levels, four different and exciting worlds, and a brand new mini-game called Endless Burn. In this new game, the player can experience the fun by travelling to new and exotic places like the Jungle, Mechanical, Fantasy, and Space worlds. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th October 2011

Burn The City Now Available On Android

joshoclockIndependent developer JoshOClock has released an updated version of ‘Burn The City’ for the Android™. In this physics-based action puzzler, currently ranking #27 in the Casual Games category, and #158 in paid games overall, you play the role an adorable creature born to an empty nest because the evil humans have kidnapped your family, and obviously, revenge must be taken! Similar in style, and combining the best of games such as Angry Birds™ and Worms™, this awesome action puzzler has previously been released on PC through Kongregate, and also exists for the iOS. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th October 2011

Hothead Games Pulls A Title Switch

Hothead GamesHothead Games has launched Gem King,which I thought was a new title – until I went and looked at the iTunes page for the game. Instead, it appears that it is a copy of Kickin’ Momma, a game which I thoroughly enjoy (and paid for), with a different name and a few updates. Kickin’ Momma has been removed from the App Store, and now this free duplicate is not compatible (and thus not downloadable) to my second generation iPod Touch, so apparently the “coming soon” screen on the 4th level of my Kickin’ Momma game will forever be empty – and the enjoyment I had in playing the game has been gutted. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th October 2011

Beware The Curse of the Powder Monkey

xmg studioFor many a month, the crafty coders at XMG Studios have been as busy as buccaneers readying the sails and their new game “Powder Monkeys” for launch. They’ve had plenty of piratey fun, the odd sword battle, and truth be told they’ve even plundered the rum reserve more than once, but now’s the time to head to ship ya land lover. XMG’s “Powder Monkeys” sets sail in the App store today, and now you can start testing their awesome iOS game. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2011

Harmony Arcade Releases Toppling Towers

harmony arcadeHarmony Arcade has released its first iPad title, Toppling Towers, to the iTunes store. Published by Big Fish Games, Toppling Towers is a game that will test your castle smashing skills to the maximum. Players join main toppling towerscharacters Knight and Horse on their hilarious quest to repair their bruised egos and defeat the Princess who so wounded their pride. Toppling Towers features a unique blend of arcade and puzzle style game play. Find each castle’s weak spot and use the right combination of weapons to assure victory, or just take the brute force approach and smash everything.

Toppling Towers is free to download and try, with the full version being unlockable from within the game itself for $2.99 (at press time, Big Fish had the game on sale for 50% off). Features of the game include a highly amusing story mode, a wide variety of challenging castles to defeat in a several different environments and powerful runes to upgrade your shot damage.

Toppling Towers is rated 9+ for Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence and is compatible with iPads running iOS 4.2 or later. A Hallowe’en version of Toppling Towers has also been announced, and if you are a purveyor of games on Facebook, you can play Castle Smash beta against your friends.

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7th October 2011

Masters of Mystery Now On Facebook

Big Blue BubbleBig Blue Bubble Inc. has announced that Masters of Mystery Online, the online version of their mystery-based hidden-object game series is released on Facebook. Murder and intrigue are the name of the game in Masters of Mystery Online, a crime-busting game where you  build your firm, close cold cases and help your friends. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th October 2011

Troll Blaster Available on iTunes

emobisoftI told first told you about Troll Blaster early in September, but somehow missed the game’s release. I’m making up for that now with an (only a little late) notice that Montreal-based mobile software firm eMobiSoft Inc. has launched their physics strategy – puzzle game Troll Blaster for Apple iOS devices. The game enters the popular projectile destruction genre of gameplay in which the player fires a strategically selected weapon onto a structure containing evil trolls. Players progress by killing all trolls. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th October 2011

Sour Candy Characters Infiltrating Game Platforms

Local developer Tim Lewinson has been able to go public about the project he has been working on for Beefy Media. We can now consider ourselves forewarned that the Sour Patch Candy Kids will be coming to consoles in the way of a game called World Gone Sour. There are not many details available as of yet, other than a Facebook page that promises “more details soon.”  To announce their new title, Sour Patch Kids teamed up with popular rapster Method Man for a fun music video: Read the rest of this entry »

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29th September 2011

Big Blue Bubble Launches Fling a Thing

Big Blue BubbleBig Blue Bubble Inc. has released their latest game, Fling a Thing, for iPhone and iPod Touch as well as on the web as a flash game.  Fling a Thing allows the player to stretch and fling cute little ‘Things’ into the air trying to collect bubbles and clear the screen. The player progresses through levels, climbs higher, and interacts with a lot of bizarre objects. But beware, there’s a limited amount of shots the player can take so the more accurate they are the higher a score they will achieve. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd September 2011

Scribble Byte Scramble Now Available From Evil Objective

Evil Objective StudiosCalgary-based independent game developer Evil Objective Studios is thrilled to announce the release of its debut title Scribble Byte Scramble, which is available in the iTunes App Store for 99 cents USD. Scribble Byte Scramble features a unique blend of arcade and puzzle elements that has the player scrambling to connect same-colored ‘Bytes’ before they hit the ‘Fire Wall’ at the bottom of the screen.

“We are incredibly excited with the release of Scribble Byte Scramble”, said Russ Dawson, founder and Director of Evil Objective Studios, “our goal was to create a casual, fun gaming experience on iOS devices that would be easy to pick up but hard to master, and I think we succeeded.” Read the rest of this entry »

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