Published on 2013-01-02 17:39:40
It’s our first giveaway of the New Year, so we figured we had best make it one to remember!
Published on 2013-01-01 08:54:38
"Partia" is essentially an iOS port of a hypothetical entry in Nintendo's "Fire Emblem" series that never existed...
Published on 2012-12-28 06:45:04
"Poker Knight" is an RPG with a unique twist players have almost assuredly never seen before, but does the novelty wear off too quickly?
Published on 2012-12-24 10:07:04
After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, Gizmocracy's latest game is set to hit iDevices next July!
Published on 2012-12-24 09:55:25
The funding campaign for this spiritual sequel to "Populous" has wrapped and it's a success!
Published on 2012-12-22 06:29:46
Through the process of turning "Tetris" on its head, "Dream of Pixels" successfully becomes a brand new experience in its own right...
Published on 2012-12-21 12:40:00
Be sure to vote for your favorite iOS apps and games in this year's Best App Ever Awards!
Published on 2012-12-20 16:32:17
Woah, the apocalypse sure is a sight for sore eyes in Scattered Entertainment‘s "The Drowning"!
Published on 2012-12-18 17:31:07
We’ve teamed up with our good buddies at Instant Games to bring you another unmissable giveaway!
Published on 2012-12-17 20:21:36
Chillingo get in on the holiday sales action by setting the price of 15 of their top hits of 2012 to free!
Published on 2012-12-17 09:21:28
Stop the presses! Halfbrick are holding a ‘spectacular zero dollar holiday sale’ today!
Published on 2012-12-16 07:39:59
If you've ever wanted to punch a bear in the mouth, this bonkers beat’em-up could be the game for you...
Published on 2012-12-16 07:12:33
Better late than never -- here's your weekly dose of freebies, sales and iOS news bytes!
Published on 2012-12-14 13:09:10
"Lumigon" is a charmingly cute game, but its beautiful presentation is sadly eclipsed by buggy controls and IAP greed related issues.
Published on 2012-12-12 18:36:29
Please accept our apologies for any annoyance caused by the recent technical difficulties we experienced...
Published on 2012-12-12 00:59:09
Wrap your eyeballs around a trailer for the next major iOS game from the indie studio behind "Bean's Quest"!
Published on 2012-12-10 18:35:47
"Shardlands" boasts amazingly sharp 3D visuals, a soothing soundtrack and responsive, simple to use controls...
Published on 2012-12-10 17:49:22
Wow. I think the best way to describe this week’s giveaway is… wait for it… criminally good!
Published on 2012-12-06 18:29:12
Happy Friday, folks! Enjoy your weekly dose of freebies, sales and iOS news bytes...
Published on 2012-12-05 13:30:40
The Game Bakers and Ape Entertainment team up to give "Squids" the comic book treatment!
Published on 2012-12-03 21:39:32
Help shape the future of nostalgic old school gaming romp "Dungeons & Butter Goblins"!
Published on 2012-12-03 14:07:19
Another week, another batch of must-have iOS games up for grabs!
Published on 2012-11-30 14:47:27
It's Friday! That means it's time for your weekly dose of free games, sales and iOS gaming news!
Published on 2012-11-29 15:04:53
For a limited time only, you can get your paws on ZigZaGame's "Cats Away" for free!
Published on 2012-11-28 11:43:48
"Polara" successfully blends endless runner like gameplay with the polarity switching of "Ikaruga"!
Published on 2012-11-22 18:22:04
A whole bunch of iOS game studios are giving thanks to their fans by throwing some truly superb sales!
Published on 2012-11-21 08:40:04
"Crazy Taxi" for iOS is a polygon perfect port of the Dreamcast edition of Sega’s reckless driving classic!
Published on 2012-11-20 17:38:56
Swing by the App Store right now to pick up these unmissable free games!
Published on 2012-11-20 12:22:46
Liv Games' latest (and greatest) update to "Legendary Wars" is set to arrive on Thursday, November 29th!
Published on 2012-11-19 16:01:18
If you ask us, nothing brightens up a dreary Monday quite like a ginormous giveaway, so here goes!
Published on 2012-11-18 11:47:08
ZigZaGame announce new title "Hunter Island" and celebrate by making "Dragon Island Blue" completely free!
Published on 2012-11-15 18:29:58
"Draw a Stickman EPIC" feels like a proof of concept demonstration for an idea that could have been further developed into a great game.
Published on 2012-11-15 17:35:34
Slouch Couch's endless runner is gonna stick it to the man! If it passes Apple's stringent approval process...
Published on 2012-11-13 16:01:58
Two popular zombie games get fresh new updates!
Published on 2012-11-12 16:39:46
As always, we’re getting the week off to a flying start with a fun giveaway. And, boy, the force is strong with this one!
Published on 2012-11-09 07:55:37
"Fix-It Felix Jr." is a very accurate and enjoyable tribute to the early 80’s era of arcade games!
Published on 2012-11-09 07:54:45
Madfinger Games' oft teased online shooter hits the App Store very soon!
Published on 2012-11-08 14:51:08
The super-awesome "Shellrazer" gets updated and goes free!
Published on 2012-11-08 12:23:38
By the Power of Grayskull...this is definitely the most fabulous He-Man game ever made!
Published on 2012-11-07 22:18:56
It's that time of year again: the time to wage glorious insect war!
Published on 2012-11-06 18:25:05
Hold onto your hats, zombie-lovers, Mobigame just unleashed a new update to their smash-hit endless side-scroller!
Published on 2012-11-06 17:44:33
"Totem Runner" totally blows us away with its wildly imaginative gameplay and uber-stylish art direction!
Published on 2012-11-02 14:33:50
We've got some epic prizes up for grabs thanks to appsasia and Four Thirty Three!
Published on 2012-11-02 13:08:42
Is "N.Y.Zombies 2" a worthy sequel to the iOS horror classic or just another zombie game that's D.O.A ?
Published on 2012-11-01 09:26:07
Just when we thought we'd seen every last possible twist on the concept of object matching puzzle games, "Dungeon Story" delivers yet another!
Published on 2012-10-31 13:14:41
Calling all would-be space pilots! The award-winning "Galaxy on Fire 2" is now on sale for an unmissable 99¢..!
Published on 2012-10-30 20:52:25
Another giant "Ravenmark" update hits the App Store! Check inside for the skinny on "Raven's Dusk."
Published on 2012-10-30 11:05:07
Rocketcat Games' "Punch Quest" delivers a metric ton of epic manliness out of every orifice! Raaaaaar!
Published on 2012-10-29 18:02:49
It's Monday again and that means one thing and one thing only here at iFanzine: Giveaway time!
Published on 2012-10-28 18:44:13
Here’s another fantastic and completely unmissable freebie to finish out the weekend, folks!
Published on 2012-10-27 20:31:56
Wrap your eyeballs around some new screenshots & a trailer for Footprint Games' "The Apeiron Project"!
Published on 2012-10-27 14:10:01
"EpicHearts" is an original 2D sprite based action RPG with phenomenal production values on par with a great GBA or DS offering!
Published on 2012-10-25 19:41:13
Unmissable freebies, Halloween sales galore and much, much more in this week's iFriday Roundup!
Published on 2012-10-25 11:30:53
A couple of this summer's best iOS games just went free to help celebrate Halloween!
Published on 2012-10-24 20:23:53
Sets and Settings’ App Store debut "Irrupt" is accessible, exciting and out-of-this-world addictive!
Published on 2012-10-23 16:27:32
"Shoot the Zombirds" is being given a spooky new update just in time for Halloween!
Published on 2012-10-22 08:50:10
Got those Monday morning blues? Not to worry, these awesome prizes will soon have you jumping for joy!
Published on 2012-10-19 11:59:05
The promotional blitz for "Orion Attack" begins with this action-packed new teaser trailer!
Published on 2012-10-18 18:40:46
Check out these scary good promo images for Footprint Games' upcoming psychological horror game...
Published on 2012-10-18 15:45:04
"Cowboy vs. Ninjas vs. Aliens" is a fun dual-stick shooter that respects its genre but doesn’t make any attempt to revolutionize it.
Published on 2012-10-17 18:43:38
Trick or treat? This spooky spin-off of BeaverTap Games’ "Mikey Shorts" is most definitely the latter!
Published on 2012-10-17 06:45:37
A must-read article on the ups and downs of patching games, with a focus on how it's a boon to the variety and creativity seen on the iOS scene.
Published on 2012-10-16 16:37:03
"Pitfall!", one of iFanzine's all-time favorite endless-runner games, just received a rather nifty new update!
Published on 2012-10-16 08:47:10
"Jumpster" pits you against an enemy eviler than Ganon, Bowser and Mother Brain combined: poorly implemented in-app purchases!
Published on 2012-10-16 06:38:25
"Kirin Wars" is a fine substitute for people wanting something like the "Advance Wars" series on the go...
Published on 2012-10-15 16:53:21
Fasten your seat belts and get ready for another crrrrrazy good giveaway, folks!
Published on 2012-10-12 16:31:35
"Eye-catching" is definitely the best way to describe Frozen Gun Games' beautifully presented puzzler, "Freeze!"
Published on 2012-10-11 07:01:44
"God of Blades" is a love letter to people who fondly remember pulp fantasy novels of the past, especially if they also enjoy sword swinging style endless runner games.
Published on 2012-10-09 18:04:33
Wow, lots of good news for iOS gamers today!
Published on 2012-10-08 10:53:55
Nothing says “Happy Monday!” quite like a massive giveaway, right?
Published on 2012-10-07 10:05:11
Here are a couple of games that had issues at launch, but have since received some serious update love...
Published on 2012-10-05 19:41:24
It's Friday, which means it's time for another iFriday Roundup. As always, this week's edition is jam-packed full of iOS game news, freebies and unmissable sales!
Published on 2012-10-05 09:21:50
Saddle up "Squids" fans! The Game Bakers are back with another serving of content for "Squids Wild West".
Published on 2012-10-05 06:36:08
With 60+ hours of gameplay, and production values out the wazoo, "Lunar: Silver Star Story Touch" easily creams any RPG ever designed as an original game for iOS!
Published on 2012-10-03 17:58:34
Claybox Interactive's debut game, "Fin Friends", is sumptuously designed, easy to play, and absolutely bursting with personality!
Published on 2012-10-01 21:00:47
"Lich Defense" is an amazing tower defense game that adds innovation to the bloated genre (but also far too many IAPs).
Published on 2012-10-01 19:45:17
Gaze in awe at a jaw-dropping new trailer for Crescent Moon Games' "Ravensword: Shadowlands"!
Published on 2012-09-30 19:22:36
To celebrate the awesome half-price sale on "Lich Defense", we're giving away a bunch of iTunes Gift Cards!
Published on 2012-09-30 19:00:58
The ultra-stylish 1920s-set "Boomtime Baseball" looks the business, but strikes out due to lackluster gameplay and frustrating controls.
Published on 2012-09-28 18:03:20
A whole ton of iOS games news, sales, trailers, and fun freebies to see you through the weekend!
Published on 2012-09-27 15:53:59
Ten copies of Zephyr Games’ "Kirin Wars" must be won between now and tomorrow. Quick, get re-tweeting!
Published on 2012-09-26 17:39:08
Give your wallet a well-deserved rest and try this cherry-picked selection of great games for free!
Published on 2012-09-25 21:58:21
The indie studio behind "Paleolithics" are prepping another unusual-sounding iOS game for release soon!
Published on 2012-09-25 11:42:14
JRPG fans rejoice -- KEMCO's "Fantasy Chronicle" just received a pretty radical price drop!
Published on 2012-09-24 08:34:43
"Retrobot" is one of the funniest, best looking comic book-style games on the App Store. It's got a few problems but it's still worth a play.
Published on 2012-09-21 08:26:06
Unfortunately, "LAD" never quite reaches the dizzying heights of "Limbo", the legendary indie platforming classic it aspires to...
Published on 2012-09-20 17:05:45
Win two of this week's biggest new releases plus a whole bunch of codes for 'an oldie but a goldie'...
Published on 2012-09-19 10:24:11
Mobilive and Ayopa Games are all set to transform golf into a deadly blood sport in this ace looking platformer!
Published on 2012-09-18 20:35:31
Try Red Wasp Design's H.P. Lovecraft-inspired turn-based strategy RPG before you buy!
Published on 2012-09-18 15:37:34
Play Fripp's "Super Mario World"-esque platformer, "Wawa Land", makes the jump to iPad and looks great in glorious HD!
Published on 2012-09-18 14:24:28
While "Gibbets 2" doesn't miss the mark entirely, its physics-based gameplay is overly familiar and ultimately forgettable.
Published on 2012-09-18 11:45:33
"Dragon Island Blue" is a heavyweight contender for anyone seeking a "Pokemon"-esque experience on their iOS device.
Published on 2012-09-17 17:11:25
"Apocalypse Max" is so gosh damn good, it can be adequately reviewed in a mere four words: Buy this game…now!
Published on 2012-09-13 21:47:12
Pick up “one of the best baseball games on the App Store” for free over the next few days!
Published on 2012-09-13 11:52:25
"Pocket Trucks" is a fun and addictive side-scrolling, platform racing game that evokes fond memories of Micro Machines!
Published on 2012-09-12 16:52:27
"Infinite Warrior" boasts a great concept and beautiful visuals, but is sadly crippled by its ridiculously unforgiving control scheme...
Published on 2012-09-12 16:08:03
A puzzle adventure that's rewarding as it is challenging, "The Way We Roll" is sure to become your next guilty pleasure if you're a logic puzzle fan.
Published on 2012-09-12 14:52:57
Freebie Alert! Grabbing dreamfab's monstrously entertaining "Demolition Dash HD" will cost you zilch today only!
Published on 2012-09-11 14:19:09
"Aliens Abducted" wants to educate you about the world. But can it keep your attention long enough for you to actually learn something?
Published on 2012-09-10 13:13:33
This week we're throwing a giveaway of truly EPIC proportions...!
Published on 2012-09-08 11:26:16
Digitally Bold reveal some new details about their awesome sounding upcoming game, "Forest Guardians"!
Published on 2012-09-07 06:37:47
The deceptively simple looking "Nuclien" boasts a difficulty curve not intended for mere mortals!
Published on 2012-09-04 19:20:43
Well, this was bound to happen eventually… Angry Birds’ arch-enemies are getting their very own spin-off game!
Published on 2012-09-04 12:30:02
My, the folks at Flightless have been busy lately! Check out this buzz-worthy new "Bee Leader" update...
Published on 2012-09-03 21:14:27
NEOWIZ’s "Keri Racing" is probably best described as a mixture of "FarmVille" meets "Chocobo racing"...
Published on 2012-09-02 15:42:57
Fire up those Facebook, Twitter and Google+ accounts for your weekly chance to win a sizzling selection of the biggest and best new iOS games!
Published on 2012-08-31 22:34:52
Extra, extra, read all about it! Red Robot Labs announce a drop dead gorgeous location-based game in "Life is Magic," Binary Helix gives "Dangerous" some more graphical luster, and D20 Studios announce a darned awesome update for "Hero Mages."
Published on 2012-08-31 10:24:03
The "Super Mario"-inspired "Mikey Shorts" is an enjoyably challenging platformer with bags of charm!
Published on 2012-08-29 20:32:41
Kylinworks had a rough entry into the App Store earlier this summer, but they're flying much higher with this competent endless shoot 'em up-slash-flight combat sim.
Published on 2012-08-29 10:19:06
Is rolling a disembodied robot head through 180 topsy-turvy levels as awesome as it sounds?
Published on 2012-08-28 16:18:33
"Crow" is spreading its wings and soaring towards new horizons...
Published on 2012-08-27 20:48:59
Foursaken Media are going back to where it all began — a ruinous, zombie-infested New York City — for a sequel to their 2010 breakout hit, "N.Y.Zombies".
Published on 2012-08-27 13:37:08
"Tread of the Dead" is a ton of fun and proves there's still life left in the iOS zombie-slaying fad.
Published on 2012-08-27 10:25:22
Considering it's called "Mad Skills BMX", this physics-based racer has a distinct lack of, y'know, mad skills...
Published on 2012-08-25 06:31:09
If "Brainsss" weren't tasty enough before, why, they're set to get even better! Check out this major content update to the Lonely Few's debut App Store title.
Published on 2012-08-24 19:59:54
"Pitfall!" presents players with a visceral tour de force action packed thrill ride in the vein of an Indiana Jones style escape sequence!
Published on 2012-08-24 11:44:31
Looking for a fun free game to keep you occupied over the weekend? Try "Bouncy Mouse HD"!
Published on 2012-08-23 18:40:20
"Dwarf Quest" promises to be a fun throwback to classic 90′s dungeon crawlers!
Published on 2012-08-22 20:51:16
Its brain-busting logic puzzles result in the genre's most challenging entry yet, but "The Curse" is so well crafted in every respect it'll make you a glutton for punishment.
Published on 2012-08-22 19:00:39
An unlikely genre mashup makes "Toybox" one of the most memorable casual action games on the App Store.
Published on 2012-08-22 17:14:25
Contests don’t come much bigger than this! Win an array of über-hot new releases, including iOS game of the year contender, "Horn"!
Published on 2012-08-22 11:22:42
Taking his second turn in the hot seat is Kukouri Mobile CEO Kim Soares, who gives us a developer's take on violence in gaming.
Published on 2012-08-21 13:57:21
"Ninja Guy" is back, and looking sharper than ever in glorious high definition!
Published on 2012-08-20 22:09:10
Does an intentionally cheesy, B-movie-esque plot mar the otherwise excellent "Sinister City"?
Published on 2012-08-20 12:28:46
vitusoft hit a home run with "Wannabat Plus", an enjoyably arcade-y take on America’s Pastime!
Published on 2012-08-20 11:26:25
A sneak peek at upcoming title "Skipping Turtles" by way of some beautiful hand-painted concept art...
Published on 2012-08-19 19:00:37
Here's some strange, surprising, and ultimately welcome indie news to top off the summer carnival season!
Published on 2012-08-17 17:33:30
"Ghostbusters Paranormal Blast" boasts a neat concept but gets stale pretty quick...
Published on 2012-08-15 17:38:45
Marvel have a massive announcement in store for mobile gaming fans. Could it be an iOS title based on "The Avengers"?
Published on 2012-08-15 09:38:56
If "My Singing Monsters" is even half as fun to play as it appears to have been to make, Big Blue Bubble are going to have a mega-sized hit on their hands!
Published on 2012-08-14 17:30:57
Hold on to your hats because here comes another gigantic giveaway!
Published on 2012-08-14 17:04:36
It's not due out until the New Year, but Underground Pixel’s next game is already looking pretty great!
Published on 2012-08-13 08:26:21
"Great Big War Game" is a hex-based strategy game that goes the full nine yards in every facet imaginable. Truly in a class all on its own!
Published on 2012-08-12 20:36:43
They say imitation is the greatest form of flattery, but really...
Published on 2012-08-10 17:37:29
Remember when Underground Pixel told us "Pastry Panic’s" next update would be “almost a whole new game in itself”? Well, they weren’t kidding!
Published on 2012-08-08 12:21:38
Bargain hunters, rejoice! Rodeo Games have slashed the price of their awesome turn-based strategy title "Hunters 2"
Published on 2012-08-08 10:40:23
Can "Chicken Raid" dethrone "Angry Birds" as the king of physics puzzlers? Not even close.
Published on 2012-08-07 18:14:29
Kids and casual gamers alike will have an absolute hoot with "Tiny Owls"!
Published on 2012-08-06 09:41:27
A freshly updated version of Don’t Step On The Cracks’ stunning iOS debut "On the Wind" just breezed onto the App Store...
Published on 2012-08-05 22:13:11
"Pocket Heroes" can be a delightfully fun little romp if you can find the right people to play it with...
Published on 2012-08-05 21:22:00
Is "Countdown Sector 106" a worthwhile read for fans of the gamebook genre? Drokk yeah!
Published on 2012-08-05 11:26:44
If you fancy grabbing yourself a fun freebie from the App Store this weekend, look no further than "ChickenBreak".
Published on 2012-08-03 21:24:05
Is "Cats Away" only so much kitty litter, or an oddball casual feast that lands on its feet? Find out inside!
Published on 2012-08-03 10:21:58
Two of our all-time favorite Infinite Dreams titles are on sale at the moment!
Published on 2012-08-02 13:28:52
Upcoming action-puzzler "Gibbets 2" is looking mighty sharp indeed! Check out the brand new trailer inside...
Published on 2012-08-01 21:52:39
We've got zombies, orcs, doodles, gangsters and a gigantic war turtle all vying for your re-tweets this week!
Published on 2012-08-01 10:00:53
Want "Diablo" on your iPhone? "ORC: Vengeance" is as close as we’ve got so far...
Published on 2012-07-31 21:26:23
"Cthulhu Saves the World's" maddening bugs have all been squished, so time to review the iOS port of an indie comedy cult classic!
Published on 2012-07-31 14:02:33
Troll inc's quirky platforming adventure is now free for a very limited time only!
Published on 2012-07-30 19:00:55
How could you possibly turn the Noah's Ark tale into an endless runner game? PlaySide Studios CEO Gerry Sakkas has the surprising answer for us inside!
Published on 2012-07-30 10:09:37
"Shellrazer" is beautifully crafted and colossally compelling. An iOS classic in waiting...
Published on 2012-07-29 12:55:56
Just in time for the 2012 London Olympics, the blockheaded champs are back in "Flick Champions: World Edition"!
Published on 2012-07-26 20:47:26
"Start the Rockets!" does everything right but nothing revolutionary...
Published on 2012-07-26 13:54:05
The upcoming "Slashear" sounds like it's gonna be an insane amount of fun!
Published on 2012-07-25 16:53:26
"Hanger" is a brilliantly simple and simply brilliant little game. Gory too!
Published on 2012-07-24 17:23:33
Dina-dina-dina-dina dina-dina-dina-dina …Giveaway time!
Published on 2012-07-23 22:30:19
Here are our hands-on impressions of "The Curse," a highly interesting take on the logic puzzle genre courtesy of Mojo Bones and Toy Studio.
Published on 2012-07-23 18:48:15
"Road Blaster" – unlike any other FMV game before or after it – truly realized the lofty premise of the now dead genre...
Published on 2012-07-23 10:22:18
Get ready to raise some shell in Slick Entertainment and Ninja Robot Dinosaur’s upcoming iOS debut!
Published on 2012-07-20 17:41:22
The iOS port of "Cthulhu Saves the World" suffers from some odd design choices and a nasty crashing bug at present, but a forthcoming patch should save the day!
Published on 2012-07-19 20:27:21
If you're into casual puzzle games and could go for a little action too, throw this dog a bone!
Published on 2012-07-19 13:49:54
To celebrate the release of the second major update to "Little Labyrinths", ByteSize Games are throwing an incredible sale!
Published on 2012-07-19 10:47:08
This explosive 'RAD Soldiers" trailer showcases plenty of previously unseen in-game footage!
Published on 2012-07-18 17:37:06
It looks fantastic and boasts some brilliantly madcap mini-games, but "Moops" is still a mixed bag overall...
Published on 2012-07-17 17:00:16
Eric Kinkead's "QuestLord" harkens back to the 'Golden Age' of CRPGs...
Published on 2012-07-16 15:31:27
Check out "Café International", Hans-Juergen Richstein's follow-up to his paper-and-pencil racing game "Dash Race"!
Published on 2012-07-15 19:22:50
In this kingdom an insidious IAP system rules supreme...
Published on 2012-07-15 19:00:23
Witching Hour Studios are set to storm back into the App Store this week with the "Deepwood Dragoons" campaign for their hit TBS Ravenmark! Here's what you need to know.
Published on 2012-07-15 13:17:36
Oh boy, have we got one heck of an amazing giveaway for you this week!
Published on 2012-07-13 23:33:27
Puppies and masks and ravens, oh my! Plus some great weekend sales.
Published on 2012-07-13 12:14:35
Tycoon gameplay, real-time PvP racing, and RPG-inspired pet-raising collide in the upcoming "Keri Racing"!
Published on 2012-07-12 09:56:41
"Kingdom Rush" is a very well made tower defense game that relies on actual strategy and boasts an impressive upgrade system...
Published on 2012-07-11 17:36:03
Underground Pixel's "Pastry Panic" is getting a super-sized content expansion in the coming weeks!
Published on 2012-07-11 11:32:20
Grab IntSquare's cool brawler/Action RPG mashup free for a limited time only!
Published on 2012-07-10 11:52:18
"Lumicon's" high energy, arcade-style pacing makes it much more exciting than your average word game.
Published on 2012-07-10 09:43:53
The Game Bakers' "Squids" are set to be the latest mobile gaming icons to be given the comic book treatment by Ape Entertainment...
Published on 2012-07-09 08:21:13
Oozoo Inc. have just released a free sample of their brilliant 3D beat ‘em up "Brandnew Boy"!
Published on 2012-07-06 21:17:45
If you're a fan of retro Strategy RPGs and welcome a social edge to the experience, it sounds like you'd better keep your eyes on this one.
Published on 2012-07-05 19:25:49
A traditional approach to the gap-crossing genre, "The Mordis" nevertheless manages to put its own environment-driven spin on the usual formula.
Published on 2012-07-04 19:22:20
Once you survive the steep learning curve, you might be surprised at how hooked you are!
Published on 2012-07-04 14:02:40
Casual adventure fans and Civil War buffs alike have something to look forward to in Anuman Interactive's Fourth of July sales list!
Published on 2012-07-03 19:02:48
The Ashley Ao team grows with a new artist, plus a bundle of quirky game announcements inside!
Published on 2012-07-03 19:00:52
Consider "Sugar High" a safe bet if you're looking for another endless scroller to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Published on 2012-07-03 12:20:20
GameDock could change the way you play iOS games forever!
Published on 2012-07-02 19:00:56
Great combo system and controls, poor approach to player progression. Beat 'em up and Action RPG fans alike would find lots to enjoy here if only you didn't have to play each of its levels over and over again.
Published on 2012-07-02 10:54:44
"Akane the Kunoichi" makes the jump from XBLA to iOS, but sadly its controls haven't survived the process of being converted for a touchscreen...
Published on 2012-07-01 19:02:16
A space shooter/Match 3 mashup? How could such a thing possibly exist? Find out inside!
Published on 2012-07-01 19:00:36
"Jellyflug" is totally worth a look for longtime platforming fans who can appreciate just how good the level design gets. However, you'll have to be forgiving of an achingly slow and sometimes finicky combat system.
Published on 2012-06-30 14:04:48
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls… SUMMERiOSAPPALOOZA 2012 is here!
Published on 2012-06-30 09:19:08
Downloading the fun-filled "Zombie Carnaval" is an absolute no-brainer for fans of endless runners!
Published on 2012-06-30 00:04:13
Here's a bombardment of iOS game news and freebies to celebrate the weekend!
Published on 2012-06-29 05:58:08
The one thing that's not mysterious here is how awesome genre mashups are.
Published on 2012-06-28 07:30:20
Both "Bullistic Unleashed" and 'ChinaTaxi" have gone free! Grab these unmissable freebies quick...
Published on 2012-06-27 21:49:37
It's "an experience" -- one of the most suspenseful you'll ever have if you take a chance on it when it releases.
Published on 2012-06-27 12:56:22
Part "Dino Riders," part management sim, all gorgeous is how we'd have to summarize this recent release from publishing juggernaut Game Insight.
Published on 2012-06-26 22:00:09
If you loved the first "Squids" and want more content of that caliber, you should dive right into the App Store and download "Squids: Wild West" -- it's as simple as that.
Published on 2012-06-26 08:57:56
Yay! Synaptic Wave have squashed the pesky bugs that had been causing "Zombie Quest" to crash and freeze when played on certain devices...
Published on 2012-06-25 11:07:14
To celebrate Brandnew Boy's brand new update, we've teamed up with appsasia and Oozoo Inc. to give away a whole bunch of iTunes Gift Cards!
Published on 2012-06-24 19:47:00
Just as flawed as it is innovative, function.repair is caught in the transition between two worlds: its gameplay is a refreshing new take on platforming but its camera is stuck in the world of traditional platformers.
Published on 2012-06-24 19:06:44
A free shooter in the vein of former arcade classics like "Robotron 2084" and "Smash TV"? There's gotta be a catch, right?!
Published on 2012-06-23 16:09:43
Rev up your Twitter, Facebook and Google+ accounts to be in with a chance of winning a phenomenal array of prizes!
Published on 2012-06-23 00:08:55
Your weekly dose of freebies, sales and iOS news bytes.
Published on 2012-06-21 16:54:48
The Wolfman, Hannibal Lecter and Dracula all star in "Zombie Quest" yet a game-crippling bug is still the scariest thing here!
Published on 2012-06-20 22:11:29
If you're a fan of dual-stick shooters and are looking for a genre offering that's much deeper than average, "Planet Wars" should be a real treat -- provided you don't mind a sluggish character at your fingertips.
Published on 2012-06-19 21:25:46
Grab "Grim Joggers" for free while you wait for "Boom Brigade 2" to arrive!
Published on 2012-06-19 19:00:18
"Ashley Ao" is getting the IndieGoGo treatment, complete with new gameplay footage and art, plus a development documentary video!
Published on 2012-06-19 15:09:31
Fiendishly addictive and blackly funny, "Stunt Bunnies Circus" is a blast from start to finish!
Published on 2012-06-18 20:49:27
Even going into "Generator Rex: Enemy Alliance" knowing how bad games based on licensed properties usually end up being, we weren't prepared for the dearth of content here.
Published on 2012-06-18 19:00:52
"Light Byte" is completely worth checking into if you're looking for a falling block puzzler fix that lasts.
Published on 2012-06-18 18:45:35
You can now nab NCSoft's "Project 83113" for free! Which is both good news and bad news...
Published on 2012-06-17 19:00:55
Here's our early report on "The Way We Roll," Polar Bird Studios' upcoming puzzle adventure!
Published on 2012-06-17 11:17:08
"Megaman X" maintains all of the action and excitement from the original SNES title but still leaves us with mixed feelings...
Published on 2012-06-17 09:07:21
The recent version 1.4 update to "Haypi Dragon" comes packing plenty of improvements and new features!
Published on 2012-06-16 16:45:40
This Year's SUMMERiOSAPPALOOZA gets underway on June 30th, and it's shaping up to be HUGE!
Published on 2012-06-16 00:12:56
Your weekly dose of freebies and game news. Check out the first trailer for "Spiral" inside!
Published on 2012-06-15 13:27:56
"Caribbean Zombie" is a fun "Fruit Ninja"-esque slash ‘em up that pits your swiping skills against ghosts, witches and, of course, pirate zombies!
Published on 2012-06-14 21:30:45
A great title to pick up if you're looking for a bargain-priced but solid tilt controlled game and enjoy challenging yourself as much as the leaderboards.
Published on 2012-06-13 22:00:47
Check out a brand new teaser trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises" from Gameloft!
Published on 2012-06-12 21:03:05
Three great games up for grabs, and no buttons or D-pads between them! What is the world of iOS coming to?
Published on 2012-06-12 19:00:13
I don't know quite how to explain this, so I'll just say it plainly: the folks at ZigZaGame, Inc., are making a game about UFOs abducting cats.
Published on 2012-06-11 19:00:32
"function.repair," Demergo Studios' unique platformer, is just around the corner! Have a preview while you wait for it to hit the App Store.
Published on 2012-06-11 08:00:55
"Defender Chronicles II’s" many innovative features all look great at first glance, that is until you realize they’re just being used to enforce maximum excessive grinding...
Published on 2012-06-10 19:00:57
"Tiny Troopers" could have gained more depth with a true class system, but it's still a standout action game for its rock solid interface, meaty persistent campaign and a quirky treatment of modern warfare.
Published on 2012-06-08 22:25:01
Whether it's D-Day or the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, iOS developers have found plenty of reason to make awesome games free or discounted this weekend!
Published on 2012-06-08 09:04:03
Looking for a portable version of XBLA’s "Trials HD"? "Rock(s) Rider" is a game that performs in every last way you could possibly want!
Published on 2012-06-07 15:48:41
Believe the buzz: "Bee Leader" is a beautifully crafted and charming game that comes highly recommended!
Published on 2012-06-06 22:13:03
"Roblade: Design & Fight" is far from perfect, but you have to give it this much: it's one of the most unique games we've seen on iOS to date.
Published on 2012-06-06 16:25:10
"Project 83113" is a gift from the heavens for traditional gamers wanting an iOS title with high octane platforming action!
Published on 2012-06-05 19:22:18
Logic puzzle fans looking for something out of the ordinary are in for a real treat with "beem!"
Published on 2012-06-05 10:37:14
Check out a teaser trailer for G5's upcoming gravity-defying physics puzzler, "Jumpster"!
Published on 2012-06-04 19:00:23
We chat with Black Chair Games' Keith Curtis to get more background on "LAD."
Published on 2012-06-03 19:00:13
A masterful physics puzzler, "Monstaaa!" should be right up your alley if you're looking for a game that's light-hearted and easy to dive into but continually ups the ante on challenge.
Published on 2012-06-03 13:41:29
Ready for your weekly chance to win a hand-picked selection of the best new iOS games?
Published on 2012-06-01 23:00:33
Your weekly dose of free games, sales and iOS gaming news!
Published on 2012-06-01 14:51:08
Is there no stopping the zombie craze on iOS?! Apparently not…
Published on 2012-06-01 08:23:48
"Brain Dead 13" is a port of a somewhat obscure FMV game, originally released all the way back in 1995, that strived to invoke the spirit of Don Bluth’s legendary "Dragon’s Lair".
Published on 2012-05-31 21:33:28
Do you remember that game you played as a kid, where you'd see how long you could keep spinning in circles without spilling your lunch? Now think about what would happen if you attached a leaderboard to that.
Published on 2012-05-31 08:17:03
You've gotta love that "Game of Thrones" reference! And the first big update to "Little Labyrinths" sounds pretty epic too...
Published on 2012-05-30 22:17:01
A few weeks back we reviewed "The Bluecoats: North vs. South." In our quest to learn more about the game's background, we caught up with Anuman Interactive's Marketing Director for a chat.
Published on 2012-05-30 12:50:14
'Virus Wars" is an iOS rendition of one of those graph paper games that kids used to play in study hall together when they were bored out of their minds...
Published on 2012-05-29 19:00:31
Apple, we have liftoff! Here's a peek at Jorge Hernandez' realistic (if a tad anachronistic) space repair game, plus our interview with the dev.
Published on 2012-05-29 12:53:15
"Haypi Dragon" takes elements from "Worms" and "Angry Birds" and blends them together into a very appealing online experience!
Published on 2012-05-29 11:19:32
There's no escaping the sheer awesomeness of this incoming update to "Escape from Age of Monsters"!
Published on 2012-05-28 19:12:46
"Slingshot Racing" is so slick you'll wish you could play this quirky sport in real life.
Published on 2012-05-28 19:00:37
"LostStar Tactics" inherits everything that was great about "Tactical Warrior" and manages to improve on it, making it one of the best TBSs on the App Store.
Published on 2012-05-28 10:49:34
Do you dare take the beautifully presented but patience-sappingly tricky "ChinaTaxi" for a spin?
Published on 2012-05-27 19:02:28
Jujubee Games' "Suspect in Sight" is due to hit the App Store in the very near future. We chat with studio president Mike Stępień to find out more about this high-flying "cops 'n' robbers" title.
Published on 2012-05-27 19:00:14
A standout bridge builder that's absolutely worth your time if you're looking for a fresh physics puzzler. Just remember: "triangles, triangles, triangles!"
Published on 2012-05-27 17:44:34
Whether you're into physics puzzles, Tower Defense, flight sims, retro, or auto-scrollers, this week's giveaway should tickle your fancy!
Published on 2012-05-25 16:36:46
"Because we May" has become the rallying cry of iOS developers as sales flood into the App Store this weekend. Check out our picks inside!
Published on 2012-05-25 09:55:47
Mmm..."Pastry Panic" provides a sweet hit of retro-styled action!
Published on 2012-05-25 07:14:45
Oozoo Inc. drop by to chat about their intense 3D beat’em up game "Brandnew Boy"!
Published on 2012-05-24 21:27:07
Here's a look at "Max Astro," a falling block puzzler by new studio Execution Unit.
Published on 2012-05-24 12:25:47
"Shoot the Zombirds" stands out from the milieu of casual iOS games only for its well polished presentation and a few interesting quirks.
Published on 2012-05-23 21:46:07
A deep and refreshing take on the infinite auto-scroller, "Dragon Evolution" might just bring back some players who have long since tired of the genre.
Published on 2012-05-23 16:28:53
Yee-haw! The Game Bakers are cooking up a mighty fine sounding sequel to smash hit RPG/TBS mashup, "SQUIDS".
Published on 2012-05-23 06:23:29
Fans of the original 1983 classic will find a lot to love about this extremely well handled port of "Montezuma's Revenge"!
Published on 2012-05-22 22:55:50
We'll give you one guess as to what this game is about.
Published on 2012-05-22 19:00:39
Smarter Apps are rolling out the tanks for some explosive physics puzzles!
Published on 2012-05-21 23:10:09
Here's a glimpse at ZarkSoft's upcoming 4X sim, "Empire of the Eclipse!"
Published on 2012-05-21 08:11:31
On tap this week are "Adventure Bar Story" (times ten!), "Sonic 4" and "Non Flying Soldiers!"
Published on 2012-05-21 04:02:06
"ChickenBreak" successfully blends the concept of an endless runner game with the gameplay style of "Fruit Ninja"!
Published on 2012-05-20 23:34:25
"Gene Effect" succeeds as an unsettling adventure game that has you relying on sharp wits rather than high powered weaponry.
Published on 2012-05-20 19:00:57
We interview the Polar Bird Studio team to find out about their upcoming logic puzzle/adventure mashup "The Way We Roll."
Published on 2012-05-18 18:41:50
Awesome freebies and exciting updates in this week's news roundup!
Published on 2012-05-17 21:00:28
Can its gorgeous graphics and Saturday morning cartoon-esque aesthetic save this endless runner from mediocrity?
Published on 2012-05-17 19:00:49
Check out some of the germs and microbial landscapes of "Jellyflug!"
Published on 2012-05-17 19:00:09
A tough-as-nails overhead platformer that should satisfy any genre fan who can get past the idea of a bouncing hero covered in fleece.
Published on 2012-05-16 21:55:25
A diehard logic puzzle fan's dream, "Teeny Green" adds something to the genre with its palpable and unyielding suspense.
Published on 2012-05-16 19:00:32
And this is why we don't use fixed cameras in free roaming, 360⁰ action games. It's a pity, too, because there are some great gameplay ideas here!
Published on 2012-05-15 22:21:16
The team at Pixel Elephant give us a sneak peek at their upcoming physics puzzler, "Monstaaa!"
Published on 2012-05-15 19:28:23
We talk with Troll inc's Jim Murray about the studio's upcoming action/adventure, "Jellyflug."
Published on 2012-05-15 11:54:52
Wow, Monkube certainly don’t monkey around when it comes to updates!
Published on 2012-05-14 19:00:05
"Dragon Evolution" has dragons and - gasp - evolution! What more can you possibly ask for? Check inside for the lowdown on this beast.
Published on 2012-05-14 09:55:14
Get whisked away to the days of yore and caught up in a conspiracy in this fun Hidden Object game from Square-Enix...
Published on 2012-05-13 19:46:50
"Zombie Fleet" should hit the spot if you're a diehard genre fan who loves physics puzzles for their own sake and can do without a clear reason to go back and replay imperfectly completed levels.
Published on 2012-05-13 19:02:57
A bare-bones flight sim, "Folded Flyer" needs more content and challenge variety before it gains lasting appeal.
Published on 2012-05-13 19:00:29
Many games have vied for "weirdest iOS title" but this upcoming mech combat sim from Kylinworks might just take the cake.
Published on 2012-05-13 14:05:55
This week's giveaway is so good, it's almost out of this world!
Published on 2012-05-11 23:53:40
Guess which Kickstarter campaign just defied all expectations! Plus your usual serving of freebies and sweet sales.
Published on 2012-05-11 17:44:47
Here's our chat with Geoffrey White of SteamTank Entertainment about his upcoming Action RPG, "To Be a Hero."
Published on 2012-05-11 01:28:20
If you're generally a lover of strategy games and have at least a passing interest in action, you'll find lots to love in "Bluecoats."
Published on 2012-05-10 19:04:23
Demergo Studios' debut title, "Function.Repair," might be one of the most interesting platformers to come our way in a while. Find out all about it in our studio interview with Todd Bluhm!
Published on 2012-05-10 19:00:20
Here's a sneak peek at James Pawliuk's upcoming TBS! If you fondly remember "Tactical Warrior," you'll want to keep an eye out for this one.
Published on 2012-05-10 10:56:50
The talented team behind "Naught" and "Death Cop" are back with a brilliant looking new puzzle game!
Published on 2012-05-09 19:00:29
We recently chatted with Pixel Hero Games lead Nader Alikhani about their upcoming action/adventure title "Spiral." This one looks super slick so you'll want to keep an eye on it!
Published on 2012-05-09 10:17:58
The first "Heroki" gameplay footage just touched down on YouTube! Check it out inside.
Published on 2012-05-09 00:45:52
Here's Part 3 of our massive iOS Kickstarter roundup. Phew!
Published on 2012-05-08 10:34:45
We've teamed up with the generous folks at appsasia and Buff Stone to give you the chance to win a brand spanking new Apple iPod Touch!
Published on 2012-05-07 20:44:03
Our iOS Kickstarter roundup continues with a look at four recently funded titles. Well, "recent" is a relative term here: we need a Part 3 to cover April alone!
Published on 2012-05-06 20:13:59
Underground Pixel’s latest is shaping up to be another tasty treat for retro-loving iOS gamers!
Published on 2012-05-06 19:30:26
We've covered a few Kickstarter campaigns already, but we're still amazed at just how many iOS projects are vying for crowdfunding dollars. Here are some noteworthy projects that are currently active.
Published on 2012-05-06 19:00:53
What goes best with iOS besides zombies and bugs? That's right: pirates!
Published on 2012-05-04 23:07:38
Loads of great sales and some slick "Kitaru" updates in this week's news roundup!
Published on 2012-05-04 17:15:06
"Bust-A-Move" meets Castle Defense? Now, that is pretty awesome!
Published on 2012-05-04 00:44:35
If you can stand one more zombie game, here's a beautifully implemented squad-based title that offers plenty of depth while shoring itself up against the weaknesses you might expect to find in the genre.
Published on 2012-05-03 18:22:48
An often baffling, always beautiful dose of genre-bending, psychedelia infused weirdness...
Published on 2012-05-02 18:59:38
Two more free games we totally recommend giving a download!
Published on 2012-05-01 19:21:37
"God of Blades" looks to be the very definition of a "killer app." Check inside for our interview with George Royer, the project's lead designer!
Published on 2012-05-01 19:00:41
See, this is what happens when you shove a bunch of indie game designers together on the same grounds where James Cameron's "Aliens" and Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" were filmed.
Published on 2012-05-01 16:06:33
Happy Tuesday! Here's your daily dose of free iOS games...
Published on 2012-05-01 07:57:32
"Brandnew Boy" may well be the finest 3D action beat ’em up yet to grace a touchscreen!
Published on 2012-04-30 19:21:59
A distinct lack of gameplay and a monstrous amount of IAPs sap the fun out this MMO...
Published on 2012-04-30 19:00:25
Next to the encyclopedia definition of "going all out" is a picture of the M3CH logo. Check inside for the Indiegogo link to this mammoth effort by Small Impact Games!
Published on 2012-04-30 14:36:52
After a brief hiatus, our daily free games round-up is back with a bang!
Published on 2012-04-29 19:01:44
It's kind of like playing "Lunar Lander" with a grappling hook!
Published on 2012-04-29 19:00:25
A unique and well developed action game, and the price can't be beat!
Published on 2012-04-29 14:13:08
Ready to battle it out for a staggering array of super-duper prizes?
Published on 2012-04-27 17:42:44
Loads of freebies, one of the most kickass reddit threads ever, bombastic teaser trailers, and more in this week's news roundup!
Published on 2012-04-26 23:42:20
We chat with Millipede Creative Development's Wil Monte to find out more about what led up to such edgy digital carnage in "Bullistic Unleashed."
Published on 2012-04-26 17:19:42
"Frenzy Pop" isn't one for casual players, but it will give you a satisfying run for your money if you're a diehard platforming champ.
Published on 2012-04-26 09:45:21
Team iFanzine just doubled in size! Get acquainted with our two new writers inside.
Published on 2012-04-25 12:34:10
"Harry’s House" strikes just the right balance between spooky, cute, and catchy...
Published on 2012-04-25 11:49:29
This new trailer should help whet your appetite for Telltale's upcoming "The Walking Dead" spin-off!
Published on 2012-04-25 00:30:32
"Bullistic" should really hit the spot if you're a physics puzzle veteran looking for a title that ups the ante on the usual genre formula.
Published on 2012-04-24 14:48:28
PepperDev prepare to make a splash -- and some special youngsters' day -- with their debut game!
Published on 2012-04-23 14:31:07
"Towers N' Trolls" emulates the chaotic nature of war, for better or for worse...
Published on 2012-04-23 13:08:43
Rev up those Twitter, Facebook and Google+ accounts because here comes yet another gigantic giveaway!
Published on 2012-04-22 19:16:19
Blowfish Studios' return to iOS has you riding shotgun in the last taxi out of a near-future Earth overrun by aliens. Good thing you're packing some serious heat!
Published on 2012-04-22 19:00:31
This is the kind of game design ingenuity that makes you stand back and remember what indie development is supposed to be all about!
Published on 2012-04-20 16:21:51
Just where do you go for your crowdfunding if you live outside the U.S.? Canadian developer Miralupa found a comfy spot!
Published on 2012-04-20 14:27:28
Tons of great freebies, sales, and even the "Crow" soundtrack in this week's roundup!
Published on 2012-04-19 20:08:58
Aoineko Studios are certainly making an impression with their CG renders and footage of "Kitaru," an absolutely huge indie sci-fi RPG project. Learn more in our interview with studio director Ben Steele!
Published on 2012-04-19 20:08:06
Did the CG renders in our Aoineko Studios interview leave you salivating for more? Then get in here and look at these!
Published on 2012-04-19 13:33:46
We've partnered up with appsasia and Mobicle to bring y'all one of our biggest giveaways yet!
Published on 2012-04-18 20:30:27
All right, who tossed an episode of "South Park" into my copy of "Angry Birds?"
Published on 2012-04-18 08:49:44
ByteSize Games’s newest outing definitely lives up to the name the company goes by!
Published on 2012-04-17 21:08:58
An indie classic in the making? After some hands-on time with a preview build, we think so!
Published on 2012-04-17 20:01:25
"Wawa Land" is one of the deepest platformers on iOS. It has just one important area to master yet: physics.
Published on 2012-04-17 15:10:47
This upcoming endless runner from Ayopa Games and Massive Joe Studios looks scary good!
Published on 2012-04-16 19:00:00
Jon from T.K.O. Gamez stops in to talk about their first project, "Army Antz." If you remember a little gem on the Sega Genesis called "General Chaos," you'll want to read this!
Published on 2012-04-15 19:02:56
Yann Fripp stops in to talk about his "Super Mario World"-esque platformer, "Wawa Land!"
Published on 2012-04-15 19:00:53
"Hero Mages" sets a high standard for multiplayer TBS games on iOS.
Published on 2012-04-15 17:46:31
Got those Twitter, Facebook and Google+ accounts locked, loaded, and ready for action, folks?
Published on 2012-04-14 00:19:29
Psst -- just don't tell anyone this week's news roundup came on a Saturday! Better late than never.
Published on 2012-04-13 19:57:42
Brawsome's and Ayopa Games' upcoming title, "MacGuffin's Curse," should have casual adventure and logic puzzle fans positively howling in anticipation until its release next week.
Published on 2012-04-13 02:49:29
T.K.O. Gamez just carpet bombed our email inbox with concept art for "Army Antz," their upcoming Real-Time Strategy game.
Published on 2012-04-12 20:18:38
Wow, that was quick – "Hero Mages" just landed in the App Store! Have an interview with developer Ross Przybylski while we suit up in some armor and work on our review!
Published on 2012-04-12 03:33:58
"Shadow of the Colossus" for iOS? Yeah, it's actually kinda like that!
Published on 2012-04-11 19:00:34
Taking his turn in the hotseat is David Buttress, gaming industry veteran and creator of the ultra-smooth auto scroller "On The Wind!"
Published on 2012-04-10 19:19:57
Okay, who's up for some multiplayer Turn-Based Strategy?
Published on 2012-04-09 21:01:02
Next up is Michael Yatskar, creator of "Towers." Find out more about this intriguingly fresh bullet hell action game!
Published on 2012-04-09 19:45:05
Ready for your weekly chance to win a hand-picked selection of the biggest and bestest new iOS games?
Published on 2012-04-09 19:04:04
We start off our back-to-back interviews today with Peter Lacalamita, an indie game designer of many talents. See how his combat flight game "Sky Battles" is shaping up inside!
Published on 2012-04-08 19:03:00
Okay, so the title may not inspire confidence, but it's a game of creative destruction, target hitting, and juggling wrapped into a satisfyingly complex package.
Published on 2012-04-08 19:00:21
Let’s face it: if you’re the kind of gamer who falls head over heels for a title that’s easy on the eyes, you’re prone to some stormy digital relationships!
Published on 2012-04-06 19:11:12
Easter sales up the wazoo, cool game announcements -- even a little David Hasselhoff. There's too much awesome in this week's roundup to measure!
Published on 2012-04-06 00:59:41
Hardcore gamers won't go near "Being," but it's a worthy title for the kids and the kids at heart.
Published on 2012-04-05 19:00:07
Auto-scroller fans will find "On the Wind" a nice change of pace from the typical genre fare, and also the next great challenge to overcome.
Published on 2012-04-05 11:18:31
"CreaVures" scores high in variety thanks to its five player characters and the different exercises adapted to each, but it stops short of reaching its full potential as a puzzle platformer.
Published on 2012-04-04 21:19:22
Many iOS platformers aspire to the classics but fall short of reaching their ideals. "Gunman Clive" is not one of them.
Published on 2012-04-04 13:06:28
Rush out and give "Saturday Morning RPG's" free tutorial episode a download. Even if you aren't an RPG fan you may be drawn in by its active battle system and streamlined approach.
Published on 2012-04-03 19:12:49
One of the toughest platformers on iOS? You betcha.
Published on 2012-04-02 22:21:59
Check out this refreshing spin on the infamous "bullet hell shooter" genre!
Published on 2012-04-01 22:38:48
Didn't win the Mega Millions jackpot? If you've got an iDevice and a Twitter or Facebook account, why not try your luck with this pot of indie gold?
Published on 2012-04-01 19:00:51
A game set in a bioluminescent world that looks like "Avatar's" Pandora, filled with critters that have to team up and combine their unique powers to make it through? Okay, sign us up!
Published on 2012-03-30 17:51:14
Your weekly dose of hand-picked freebies and iOS gaming news.
Published on 2012-03-30 01:26:12
Here's a look at the upcoming "On the Wind," which is just as much an experimental art showcase as it is an auto-scroller.
Published on 2012-03-29 19:15:43
Are you a new kid on the App Store block, wondering how to separate your action game from so many others that have come before? Maybe these tips from a bygone era will help.
Published on 2012-03-28 23:05:41
Equipped with a level of depth, breadth of content and good design sense that completely defy its price range, "Rinth" is a clear must-have for puzzle fans of every stripe.
Published on 2012-03-27 21:38:51
There's a neat and very deep Castle Defense game lurking somewhere inside "Battle FanG." It's just a shame you'll have to search long and hard for it.
Published on 2012-03-27 19:31:47
Spicy Gyro's platformer debut feels custom-made to take you down memory lane if you grew up with an NES controller in hand.
Published on 2012-03-26 21:17:38
Here's a sneak peek at "Rinth Island," due to land in the App Store later this week!
Published on 2012-03-26 19:05:13
Kukouri Mobile founder and CEO Kim Soares graciously stopped in for a digital chat with us. Find out more about their slick upcoming action title, "Tiny Troopers," inside!
Published on 2012-03-25 19:40:04
Another week, another out of this world giveaway...
Published on 2012-03-25 19:02:44
Tired of shooting zombies? Commanding them is way more fun -- find out how the Lonely Few's upcoming "Brainsss" is shaping up inside!
Published on 2012-03-25 19:00:40
"Hunters 2" outshines the first in every way, and that's great news for TBS fans!
Published on 2012-03-23 15:37:24
Hey, did you know "Angry Birds Space" released this week? Just kidding, we know you know. Check inside to find out what else happened, though!
Published on 2012-03-22 19:25:13
A day/night cycle and some help with random battle avoidance make "Grinsia" more interesting than your average retro JRPG, and it's sure got polish.
Published on 2012-03-21 20:52:23
"Star Serum" tries its hand at a variety of genres with different degrees of success. There's a fantastic little logic puzzle game inside, but you'll need the reflexes of a true action gaming Jedi to reach it!
Published on 2012-03-13 19:43:32
The "Tank Hero" formula, a mashup of deep logic puzzle and simple twitch action, stands out from the crowd just as much in "Laser Wars" as it did in the prequel.
Published on 2012-03-13 13:06:32
An engaging approach to challenge and a slick two-mode take on the genre make "Frantic Flight" well worth a buck if you haven't completely tired of running games yet.
Published on 2012-03-12 19:01:02
The head of Kc8 Studios is the latest dev to jump into the hotseat! Check inside for more on the upcoming "Star Serum."
Published on 2012-03-12 11:22:47
The term “out of this world” doesn’t even begin to cover how amazing this week’s giveaway is...
Published on 2012-03-11 19:00:35
Over the weekend we tore into a playable build of Platronic Games' "The Secret Castle!" If you're a Find the Hidden Object fan, or just a fan of cool game ideas, this is one to keep an eye on.
Published on 2012-03-09 11:42:44
Awesome freebies, awesome updates...there's plenty of awesome to go around in this week's news roundup!
Published on 2012-03-08 18:00:44
It's got lightsabers, space flight and explosive "Jenga." You listening yet? Good. Find out about Kc8's "Star Serum" inside!
Published on 2012-03-08 11:16:41
Let your feelings on the first "Cavorite" guide your decision on whether to plunk down the purchase price of "Cavorite 2."
Published on 2012-03-07 22:03:36
"Adventure Bar Story" doesn't explore the full potential that a JRPG/tycoon sim mashup could have, but that doesn't stop it from being a solid JRPG!
Published on 2012-03-06 21:37:30
Shane Brouwer, the captain at the helm of Initials Command Center, steps into the hotseat to chat about "Super Lemonade Factory!"
Published on 2012-03-06 20:10:25
Buckle yourself in for one of the most thrilling indie games of the year so far!
Published on 2012-03-06 13:39:07
The first episode of "Ninja Dino Showdown" proves a clear winner thanks to its active take on Tower Defense, a very cool class change system and a surprisingly meaty campaign.
Published on 2012-03-05 12:42:27
If you're looking for something that's well out of the ordinary on the cheap and have lots of patience, this is one worm you'd do well to dig up.
Published on 2012-03-04 12:59:04
The gigantic giveaways have been coming thick and fast on iFanzine lately, and we’ve got no plans of slowing down yet!
Published on 2012-03-03 19:10:23
We've got the lowdown on not one, but two brand new games from the folks behind "Hello Copter."
Published on 2012-03-02 15:21:36
Some awesome games are going free this weekend! Better check this news roundup fast and see which ones!
Published on 2012-03-01 23:32:53
A solid title if you're in the mood for another infinite runner and love adorable protagonists.
Published on 2012-03-01 18:00:36
So, are ZarkSoft prepared for the pending release of their space MMO "Empire of the Eclipse?" Yeah, we'd say so -- considering they have experience with titles ranging from "Unreal Championship 2" to "Star Trek Online" already!
Published on 2012-03-01 17:24:26
"Outfoxed™" looks fantastic and is amusing in small doses, but its charm is very short-lived.
Published on 2012-03-01 08:10:02
We've teamed up with appsasia to give you the chance to win 5 copies of "Elf Defense" & 5 $10 iTunes Gift Cards!
Published on 2012-02-29 21:57:45
It might seem like an oxymoron to say that "Kale in Dinoland" brings "retro" forward, but it's about time an iOS platformer achieved the same level of depth as the classics!
Published on 2012-02-29 09:00:15
That thing the Mayans predicted? It was probably just the release date of "Waking Mars."
Published on 2012-02-29 03:48:25
Yeehaw! "Draw: The Showdown" is just about to receive a MASSIVE new update, and we’re giving away five copies of the game to celebrate.
Published on 2012-02-28 18:26:45
If Cascadia Games' "Cavorite" series reminds you of the work of H.G. Wells, why, there's a good reason for that! Find out more about this studio and their quirky puzzle platformer inside.
Published on 2012-02-28 18:00:01
"Infinite Universe" begins on such a strong note that its intro sequence will draw you in even if you're not a gamebook fan yet. Now, if only it could keep up that level of intensity!
Published on 2012-02-27 18:23:59
Check out the latest retro pixel fest about to land in the App Store courtesy of Initials Command!
Published on 2012-02-27 18:00:35
Taking his turn in the hotseat is Jakob Hagloff of Pajamahouse Studios! Find out more about the curious cartoon/game hybrid "Desi Leaves Town" inside.
Published on 2012-02-26 18:21:37
"Adventure Bar Story" isn't your average JRPG, that's for sure!
Published on 2012-02-26 18:01:09
"Waking Mars," a work of hard science fiction in videogame form? That's what the Tiger Style Games team is going for! Find out way more about their soon-to-be-iOS classic in this gigantic four-pager!
Published on 2012-02-25 16:38:27
Mmmm… giveaway time. And, boy, have we ever got a foursome of fingerlickin’ great iOS games up for grabs this week!
Published on 2012-02-24 15:39:58
Awesome freebies, impressive updates, and a look at the great week ahead in this iFriday Roundup!
Published on 2012-02-24 00:11:58
"Gears of Fur" succeeds in bringing something new to platformers with its gear friction mechanics, but lackluster enemies and a relatively traditional first half take some of the punch out of the cool concept.
Published on 2012-02-23 14:19:11
Clawhammer-Games dazzle with this über-sleek Snake-inspired debut!
Published on 2012-02-23 12:21:29
Tiger Style think so far outside the box, it almost feels unfair how easily they make "Waking Mars" stand out in every way.
Published on 2012-02-23 00:47:23
Consider "Beyond Dead" a work that's still very much in progress. Even at this early stage, it's clear that there's lots of "Metroid"-style goodness to look forward to once it's fleshed out and gets some interface refining.
Published on 2012-02-22 13:05:45
Cheezia: Gears of Fur will be rolling onto the App Store tomorrow! This awesome new trailer should help whet your appetite for some 2D platforming fun...
Published on 2012-02-21 18:01:33
Wow. This is one angry bird you'd do well to watch out for!
Published on 2012-02-21 11:33:32
Anime 3D SFX drop by with more beautiful "Project Spectral" concept art and plenty of new info on this superb-looking game!
Published on 2012-02-20 18:00:14
A unique visual novel/casual puzzle mashup that benefits from strong writing, standout voice acting, and clever minigame design. It helps if you're a 19th century literature buff though!
Published on 2012-02-20 09:42:44
Taco Graveyard's debut game cranks the craziness all the way up to '11'!
Published on 2012-02-20 08:54:20
We still don't know much about "The Curse" other than that it's shaping up to be absolutely gorgeous, and promises family-friendly puzzle fun with a slightly creepy edge. And jazz!
Published on 2012-02-20 05:11:37
Check out a gallery crammed full of mouth-wateringly gorgeous conceptual drawings of upcoming Metroid-esque platformer "SZC: Beyond Dead!"
Published on 2012-02-19 18:02:52
Bottom line: its story may be chock full of 1980s references, but "Saturday Morning RPG" is built from the best that late '90s JRPGs had to offer. We're certainly not complaining about that!
Published on 2012-02-19 18:00:24
EPF just sent along a boatload of concept art that shows the staggering amount of detail added to each stage in "Gorilla Gondola" from first painting to final product.
Published on 2012-02-17 18:22:17
What's the key to being a successful indie startup? Well, after our latest interview we can say this much: having someone associated with "Fable", "Killzone", and "Heavenly Sword" on the team doesn't hurt!
Published on 2012-02-17 16:11:35
Some great developer updates, freebies, and "Ravenmark" news in our weekly roundup.
Published on 2012-02-16 18:00:53
This time we chat with Moisés Otero about "Frantic Flight" and learn about Drakhar Studio's experience as a developer based in Spain.
Published on 2012-02-15 22:46:36
The concept may be thin crust, but the gameplay is deep dish. The phrase "easy to pick up, hard to master" was made for "Pizza Vs. Skeletons!"
Published on 2012-02-15 18:00:07
Gentleman, scholar, and studio lead Josh Fairhurst dropped by to give us a massive 4-page interview about Mighty Rabbit Studios and "Saturday Morning RPG!"
Published on 2012-02-15 11:30:37
Dedalord's "Falling Fred" sequel takes the 'freemium' route ...should we be worried?
Published on 2012-02-14 18:36:39
Aww, how sweet! Cascadia Games gave us a Valentine's Day gift in the form of "Cavorite 2," so check inside to see what you can expect from the sequel to one of iOS' greatest puzzle platformers.
Published on 2012-02-14 17:45:15
Nothing says "we love our readers" quite like a digital prize-bag crammed full of must-have games, right?
Published on 2012-02-14 15:14:41
This may look like a kid's game, but Picomy are getting serious with "Heroki!"
Published on 2012-02-14 13:16:06
Two pieces of news in today that are totally worth sharing in rush order! Get a better look at "Saturday Morning RPG" and "Ashley Ao" inside!
Published on 2011-07-05 19:00:41
So, on the very same day we fire up our preview copy of the upcoming sidescrolling platformer "Idyllic," developer FatCow Games announces a writing contest to let one fan determine the answers to the game's deepest mysteries? Believe it -- it's just
Published on 2011-07-04 19:45:31
iFanzine recently had an opportunity to sit down with Antti Ilvessuo, Creative Director of Redlynx! How does a small indie developer go all the way to making big budget, big-name titles? As they say, attitude is everything!
Published on 2011-07-03 19:00:27
Arrr, if ye be a puzzle fan, ye better make way on your iDevice for this upcomin' game courtesy o' Black Pearl and Lakoo. That's what our hands-on time with the game so far be tellin' us. Savvy?
Published on 2011-07-01 19:00:14
If there's one thing iOS isn't lacking it's creative physics puzzlers, but darn it all if these new releases don't keep us coming back for more! We recently got our hands on "Bobby: Space Adventure," a collaboration from Nooskewl and Studio Dereka th
Published on 2011-07-01 18:10:29
This Friday’s contest is so good it hurts! Attack our ‘Tweet’ button and throw a few Facebook ‘Likes’ in iFanzine’s direction (a combo of both works best) all this week and you could walk away with some truly excellent prizes, including S
Published on 2011-06-30 19:05:11
And next up, a golden oldie from two years back makes its second outing on iOS after some retooling. "Boost 2" is chock-full of flying colors, but does that help it pass the ultimate test of good tunnel game design?
Published on 2011-06-30 19:00:09
We're starting to get tunnel vision here at iFanzine, what with the tunnel-running genre growing larger by the week. Today we have two back-to-back tunnel game reviews in store, not to mention the world's first application of the "Sonic the Hedgehog
Published on 2011-06-30 11:07:57
If I'm honest, I've got a love-hate relationship with games like Cado. Now, I do love a good physics-based puzzler because generally they're perfectly suited to pick-up-and-play or on-the-go gaming. But I also sort of hate these addictive little blig
Published on 2011-06-29 19:05:48
Inception IQ steps up to the plate with a game that puts a real "spin" (pun absolutely intended) on the typical matching game formula. But if it doesn't go hand-in-hand with depth, can innovation alone be enough to out-maneuver most other genre offer
Published on 2011-06-29 19:00:41
This time we go digital barnstorming with FatCow Games, the folks behind the upcoming iOS platformer "Idyllic." This bovine-produced work is shaping up to be a real beauty, that's for sure!
Published on 2011-06-28 19:00:31
Cascadia Games has gone back in time and returned with a classic! Whether you're a casual puzzle fan or an old school platformer enthusiast, "Cavorite"'s mix of clever logic puzzles and action adventure should strongly appeal.
Published on 2011-06-28 16:21:46
There aren't all that many games which are able to offer a stand-up console gaming experience on the iOS platform. While titles such as EA's Dead Space and Firemint's Real Racing 2 have helped bridge this gap, when it comes to consistently delivering
Published on 2011-06-27 19:00:57
Anyone hoping for a good schooling in Nordic folklore is going to be seriously disappointed with "Wisp: Eira's Tale," as there's precious little 'tale' to be found within. If you came here looking for an impeccably designed casual adventure/action pu
Published on 2011-06-26 20:00:45
In Evil Dead by Trigger Apps, you play as Ash, the wise-cracking, axe-wielding hero taking on an ancient evil. Does the latest game to ride the Bruce Campbell cult vehicle live up to its license or is this just one more page in the book of the dead?
Published on 2011-06-26 19:00:39
What looks a whole lot like Tetris at first glance, but feels refreshingly different when you sit down and actually play it? Chances are it's Mark Davies' physics puzzle debut, "Tanglewood"! If you're a fan of physics puzzlers and equally a fan of en
Published on 2011-06-25 05:14:40
First things first, apologies for starting our weekly giveaway a little later than usual. To make up for my tardiness, I've popped a copy of Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing into the prize-bag. Joining Sega's smash-hit Kart racer are the utterly th
Published on 2011-06-23 21:14:36
Crystalised have just unveiled a second tantalizing teaser trailer for their upcoming Unreal Engine-powered FPS, Desert Zombie: Last Stand! Feast your eyes on this sneak peek at a series of gameplay stills and in-engine screenshots of the game in bli
Published on 2011-06-23 19:00:17
It's sad to see an already simplistic sidescroller beaten down by something as simple as lack of auto-save and multitask ability, especially when it's got such an absorbing soundtrack. Alas, an update is badly needed to breathe a little life into thi
Published on 2011-06-23 14:00:30
This June on the App Store has been a month full of pleasant surprises. While big-name games were kinda light on the ground, brilliant break out indie titles like VineKing, Redneck Jellyfish and ShootingDemon kept the folks here at iFanzine glued to
Published on 2011-06-22 19:00:39
So close, and yet so far! "Lechuza" gives players an all-too-brief glimpse at a good Horror/casual adventure/Hidden Object mashup, and the game is ill served by the iPhone's small touchscreen. It does a great job of delivering an increasingly unsettl
Published on 2011-06-22 07:39:54
The App Store truly is a bargain hunter's nirvana! If game devs aren't slashing the price-tags on their apps in celebration of Mother's Day, Father's day, If Pets Had Thumbs Day or whatever, then they're releasing dirt-cheap compilation packs like Bl
Published on 2011-06-21 19:00:33
It had to happen eventually. So many iOS developers are riding the Castle Defense wave these days, and new ideas are running so short, that a group of combat-trained and magic-wielding civilians has arisen to defend - get this - the golden chicken th
Published on 2011-06-20 19:00:28
The videogame industry celebrates death and destruction on a massive scale, so isn't it nice to know you can still have fun building stuff? This title is so unique that it practically defies genre categorization, but I've decided to think of it as a
Published on 2011-06-20 16:28:53
Archery sims are few and far between. And it's not hard to see why; the mechanics of the sport aren't exactly the easiest to emulate within a virtual environment. So will MKO Games' SplitApple put a smile on the faces of archery buffs or make us quiv
Published on 2011-06-19 19:00:13
Watch out, Ash Williams — you’re not the only one in town with a boomstick anymore! The devils that populate TeamDB’s utterly bizarre App Store debut might have way more in common with candy canes than your average Deadite, but that doesn’t m
Published on 2011-06-17 15:57:21
Sure, he may look a bit like Super Meat Boy, but does To-fu make a good substitute or is he too bland? Read on to find out folks...
Published on 2011-06-17 12:24:30
Wowzers, this week's promo code contest is a real doozy: we've got a whole bunch of codes for not one, not two, but three awesome iOS games up for grabs! Fire up your Twitter accounts to be in with a chance of winning free copies of Race After 1977,
Published on 2011-06-16 19:00:07
I'm still trying to figure out why this bandana-wearin', heat-packin' pooch has outfitted his little sailboat with lasers and a jet engine, but suffice it to say Captain Slobber is out to prove that he's top dog. While this one is much too lightweigh
Published on 2011-06-16 18:54:17
Breakout App Store hit Tiny Wings has opened the floodgates wide for cute and quirky side-scrollers, the latest of which is Launching Pad Games' Mighty Fin. Does this underwater adventure offer a fresh take on a formula that's already starting to fee
Published on 2011-06-15 19:00:35
Electronic Arts follows up its iOS port of "Dragon's Lair" with a port of the sequel! It's pretty amazing how a blast from the past like this has fundamentally stood the test of time, but that doesn't mean the transition from arcade cabinet to iDevic
Published on 2011-06-15 09:34:08
Have you ever pondered what a third-person rendition of Minigore might look and play like? While Call of Mini: Zombie doesn't quite mimic the frenzied pace of Mountain Sheep's seminal dual-stick shooter, it is the closest 3D option currently availabl
Published on 2011-06-14 19:00:13
Whoa! This one came out of nowhere and ensnared me in its charming web. Klik! Games has taken a gear-riding concept we've seen before and fleshed it out to its true potential. Highly recommended to anyone who could go for a little physics puzzler in
Published on 2011-06-13 19:00:34
Rat King Entertainment has served up a rewarding experience for dungeon crawler and roguelike fans who are willing to dig a little!
Published on 2011-06-13 12:05:41
So you guys are looking forward to all the Unreal Engine-powered games on their way to the App Store, eh? Okay, here's another worth keeping an eye on. While digging around for details about Desert Zombie: Last Stand yesterday, I discovered Pub Games
Published on 2011-06-13 10:17:11
It's not the most conventional way begin a review, perhaps, but before I start, I just want to say this: buy VineKing. In fact, grab the game right now and then come back and read this review while it downloads...! Yes folks, it's that good.
Published on 2011-06-12 19:00:26
Has anyone ever left a game on his or her iDevice for three years straight? It seems unimaginable in the App Store's ultra-fast release environment but veteran racing game developer RedLynx is shooting for just that, and they've got exactly 1000 Hero
Published on 2011-06-12 18:15:50
Unreal Engine! So hot right now! And what with Infinity Blade reportedly raking in $10 million thus far, it's little wonder iOS developers are falling over themselves to turn out the next UE3-powered App Store blockbuster (check out last month's exha
Published on 2011-06-10 18:56:19
If there's one thing iOS gamers absolutely, positively can't get enough of, it's cute, flightless birds. The latest title to capitalize on this somewhat baffling phenomenon is Tokkao's Air Chix, a Copter-a-like 2.5D adventure which sees a brave littl
Published on 2011-06-09 19:00:00
How can we possibly top a giveaway for an awesome experience like "Dream:scape"? Hmm...how about following it up with a giveaway for another "Fantastic" iOS game? If you're a KRPG fan you can rest assured that "Fantastic Knight" lives up to its title
Published on 2011-06-09 18:41:22
Well mobile gamers, the time has come for us to decide what it is we want. If you ask me, mobile gaming has come to a crossroads, so it's worth examining what people truly look for from the perfect iOS title. And, hey, if we shout it out from the roo
Published on 2011-06-08 19:00:16
Are you one of the millions who have trouble initiating lucid dreams? speedbump studios has an app for that. An immersive virtual novella and above all a work of gorgeous interactive art, "Dream:scape" is a little lighter than average in terms of gam
Published on 2011-06-08 17:33:24
As you guys may have already surmised, we absolutely love Liv Games' Legendary Wars 'round these parts. Since its inception, this "Real-Time Strategy/Castle Defense/RPG combo" has received quite a bit of update love from Liv, but the v1.4 edition tru
Published on 2011-06-07 19:00:15
A surfer has just found the gnarliest wave ever, but darn it all if an endless school of sharks hasn't popped up to spoil the tubular ride of a lifetime! Now this Surfin' Dude hangs in the balance; will he go on to be a surfing champ or wipe out and
Published on 2011-06-07 00:48:25
What do Mayans, medieval monks, UFOs, and scientific experiments have to do with one another? Hopefully someone with the astounding insight needed to solve this game's ultimate riddle will let us know! Only those puzzle solvers with the keenest obser
Published on 2011-06-06 11:05:54
Illusion Labs' second extreme sports title builds on the success of their smash-hit Touchgrind, somehow managing to squeeze all the action and excitement of competitive BMXing onto the iOS platform...
Published on 2011-06-05 19:00:55
This time iFanzine chats with G. Norman Lippert, creator of "Dream:scape!" The speedbump studios developer discusses how "Dream:scape" came to be and gives some very sound advice to fellow indie devs on how to make the most of their App Store release
Published on 2011-06-03 16:55:06
This one's sure to make a splash when it hits the App Store next Thursday. Here's some quick pre-release impressions now that we've played it fully. Oh, yeah, and did we mention we'll be giving away three copies? No, you aren't dreaming, silly -- loo
Published on 2011-06-02 14:59:46
When someone responds to your interview questions with tons of videogame industry buzz words, you know you've got a veteran developer in the hot seat! Xavier Carrillo Costa, CEO of Digital Legends Entertainment, lends us his perspective on what it ta
Published on 2011-06-01 17:20:56
Let's be honest, for many Golf isn't an appealing sport. While it is competitive and very interesting, the mental endurance required to follow a game isn't something the average sports-fan possesses. Thankfully then, titles such as Par Out Golf allow
Published on 2011-05-30 19:00:59
Fans of traditionally psychology-heavy Japanese horror might plunge into this one expecting "The Ring" in game form, but it shares a little more in common with American slasher films for better or worse. The intriguing mix of survival horror and maze
Published on 2011-05-30 13:13:17
Wow. Just... wow. Shadowgun, Madfinger Games' eagerly awaited follow-up to the critically lauded Samurai II: Vengeance, looks like all kinds of awesome. Madfinger are promising this Unity Engine-powered third-person shooter will usher in "a new visua
Published on 2011-05-29 19:00:06
Part fish, part armadillo, all hunter. One can only guess at what Arno is, what he's hunting exactly, or why, although the High Score meter makes it clear he's doing it for sport! He stars in a lovingly crafted indigenous take on classic arcade shoot
Published on 2011-05-27 15:25:55
If you ask me, Match-3 games are stuck in a bit of a monkey see, monkey do rut, with most tending to stick closely to the tried and tested grid-based, jewel bustin' format. Thankfully, indie developers Koordinauten GmbH rip up the rulebook for Jungle
Published on 2011-05-26 20:10:49
SVP Mobile serves up more of the same, which is sure to be a good thing for fans of its previous products but a cautionary tale for RPG fans who go in expecting an innovative genre entry.
Published on 2011-05-26 17:17:13
Dreamfab doesn't mess around. They don't tease you, tempt you or keep you hanging around waiting for the action to ensue. And from the word go, it's blatantly obvious Demolition Dash HD is gonna be a very special experience...
Published on 2011-05-25 19:00:23
Like the eyeball-equipped flora that populate it, Mystic Forest is an eccentric creature indeed. It's certainly not without its flaws at present, but worth a look if you could go for a puzzle-adventure and don't mind putting on some platforming shoes
Published on 2011-05-25 11:05:46
Blupt! is an ambitious little game. In an App Store chock-full of Angry Birds and Cut The Rope rehashes and reiterations, refreshingly, for this physics puzzler, Unboring SL has come up with an interesting new gameplay formula! Do these innovative id
Published on 2011-05-24 19:34:02
No interface? No problem! After learning how limited the player's input options are in the Edis Brothers' "Diversion," I went in determined to loathe it. Instead, after a few hours leaping, sliding, shimmying, gliding and climbing through its levels,
Published on 2011-05-24 17:32:41
Here's a game that tries hard to emulate the things we all love about titles like WarioWare or the Mario Party series, where you engage in a large and diverse range of "micro games". Something we don't see very often on iOS...
Published on 2011-05-23 19:00:05
Lakoo, perhaps best known for the MMORPG "Empire Online," is trying its hand at an iOS exclusive, single-player Action RPG with the upcoming "Brave Code." Lakoo was generous enough to let our grubby little hands near a preview build, and take it from
Published on 2011-05-22 19:00:12
Visual novels are some of the more interesting review requests we get at iFanzine. This one, recently re-released by m-kz with an updated script, is quite the roller coaster, and in more ways than one! If you enjoy visual novels despite their sometim
Published on 2011-05-20 14:41:41
If the release of a new Chaos Rings game wasn’t enough, it looks like Square Enix is not quite done infiltrating our minds with RPG stuff as only they can! Posted today on their YouTube page comes to us a trailer for the next installment of t
Published on 2011-05-20 06:43:26
Gameloft popped off a trailer today for an upcoming game entitled 9mm that looks like it's either going to be a grittier and more adult successor to Gangstar or a hardboiled, action flick-inspired third-person shooter in a similar vein to Max Payne.
Published on 2011-05-19 14:48:58
Unreal engine junkies, prepare for plenty more "Jebus, I can't believe this thing is running on an iPhone!" moments in the coming months!
Published on 2011-05-19 13:28:47
Undead hordes having such a treasured place on iOS, this had to happen eventually! In hindsight, the third Evil Dead movie was uncannily ripe for a transition from the big screen to the touchscreen, and now that it's said and done, it's not a bad thi
Published on 2011-05-18 19:02:43
Yes, we're doing it again! C'mon, you knew it had to happen, right? Arm those Twitter and Facebook accounts and get ready for your chance to win the follow-up to the smash iOS hit Chaos Rings!
Published on 2011-05-18 19:00:40
Next up, angry melons! Batuhan Akalin's truck-mounted, precision-guided fruits don't quite unseat the reigning champs of action and physics puzzlers when it comes to gameplay depth, but this game's real-time user feedback should still make it a conte
Published on 2011-05-17 19:00:28
Did you know that Sheryl Crow lent background vocals to Michael Jackson before striking out on her own, or that Van Halen's concert performance contract contained a line banning all brown M&Ms from their backstage candy bowls? Obscure musician-r
Published on 2011-05-17 15:33:16
As iOS gaming continues to gather steam and win over new fans, so too does our site. What this means is, every day, we're getting inundated with more and more intriguing review requests, news tips and brilliant interview opportunities. Waaaay more th
Published on 2011-05-16 19:00:06
And for Infinibee's first magic trick: a dual stick shooter without dual sticks! Yes, by the wonders of touchscreen technology, such marvels are possible. While it doesn't quite match its UI innovation with gameplay depth, this is one that should sti
Published on 2011-05-15 19:00:04
In the upcoming "iDamaged", you don't cower before a mech that's armed to the teeth with every weapon imaginable. You drive it. Sold yet?
Published on 2011-05-12 19:00:51
Good game design sense trumps resources every time, at least when it comes to player enjoyment. Need proof? Look no further than this ultra-simple but ultra-fun Turn Based Strategy offering courtesy of James Pawliuk!
Published on 2011-05-11 19:00:38
In an era where words like "pencil" and "paper" seem increasingly barbaric, it's good to know iOS developers are stepping forward to preserve some of the better things from days gone by. Here's one that might give you some serious déjà vu from your
Published on 2011-05-10 19:00:22
If you've been on the fence about Fishlabs' recent extension to Galaxy on Fire 2, or just need some encouragement while scraping together the purchase price, see inside for our very enthusiastic take on the new material. Now, this is the kind of In-A
Published on 2011-05-10 10:51:00
Rather surprisingly, Crescent Moon's latest release, Gears, sees the lauded game studio ditch the epic scale, vast fantasy worlds and swords ‘n’ sorcery of Aralon and Rimelands, and turn out a casual rolling-ball platformer instead. Unsurprisingl
Published on 2011-05-09 19:49:15
iOS' definitive action RPG franchise by Gamevil returns with the third installment of the Zenonia series. Zenonia 3: The Midgard Story offers much of the same action as the first two games while cramming in more content and improved gameplay.
Published on 2011-05-08 19:00:32
Why do I get the feeling that finishing this game will soon become a pre-requisite for joining the US Navy SEALs? Imre Fazekas and crew have whipped up a dream-fulfilling app for challenge seeking twitch gamers and unleashed a nightmare upon the casu
Published on 2011-05-06 00:22:28
What hath Square Enix wrought? A true head-scratcher of a story and a splendid little casual variety game, by the looks of it. Don't go into Imaginary Range expecting a major revolution in the young comic/videogame crossover genre, but it does enough
Published on 2011-05-05 11:13:31
We’ve got two top-rated games and a total of ten promo codes up for grabs this week! First up is Groundbreaking Games’ action-packed and addictive Puckerz!, which just received a massive new update. iPad owners who like their games quirky, cute a
Published on 2011-05-04 19:00:38
It's all Greek to some of us, perhaps, but the title of Gamesare Studios' first iOS outing should be music to the ears of strategy game fans who prefer something deep and with a sci-fi bent. It may be billed as a "Casual 4X Strategy Game" but the dep
Published on 2011-05-04 11:13:22
I’ll be honest, Nor Eagle’s new game, Squid Drop, didn’t immediately grab me. On paper, everything about it just seemed a bit too simplistic and shallow for my tastes. However, having spent a fun-filled hour or so weaving around its vibrant und
Published on 2011-05-02 19:10:16
This peculiar top-down survival game casts you as a character so drop-dead gorgeous she can’t even step out for a skinny latte and a copy of Cosmo without whipping every guy who spots her into a frenzy and being chased down the street by hordes of
Published on 2011-05-02 13:40:01
Dedalord Games' bone-crunchingly brilliant Falling Fred, a game that never shied away from controversy thanks to its no holds-barred depiction of gloriously graphic violence, just got considerably more risque with the introduction of a brand new play
Published on 2011-05-01 19:00:35
The old adage that "you get what you pay for" seems quite apropos in WiSTONE's attempt to blend city management simulation and turn-based strategy in a massively multiplayer online environment.
Published on 2011-04-30 22:57:23
A tendril of black smoke belching from the bullet-riddled hide of my Hawker Hurricane, I swoop dangerously close to terra firma before jerking my iPod clockwise just before I hit the dirt. Soaring back upwards through the sky, I eviscerate a Jerry bo
Published on 2011-04-29 14:50:58
They say cats always land on their feet but that certainly ain't the case for intrepid feline adventurer Ace, the star of Astro Crow's innovative twist on the endless running genre, who having come a cropper on an alien planet instantly finds himself
Published on 2011-04-28 22:19:18
Not since Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" has it been this important to prevent leakage of story spoilers, and iFanzine dutifully complies in this in-depth review. If you're familiar with the terms "Metroidvania" or "Castleroid," then heads-up, because y
Published on 2011-04-27 16:52:15
The long-awaited release of Gameloft's "true real-time, full-3D MMORPG", Order & Chaos, has finally happened. Following its initial Canada-only launch on Tuesday, the game is now available in App Stores globally. I quickly snapped it up and a fu
Published on 2011-04-27 11:05:10
Remedy Entertainment have teamed up with Cornfox & Brothers and Mountain Sheep to remake the classic Death Rally for iOS. But does this shiny new re-do have what it takes to go toe-to-toe with the current crop of racing games? Abso-freaking-lute
Published on 2011-04-26 09:56:04
Dust off your boomstick because Backflip Studios’ eagerly awaited B-movie flavored take on the Tower Defence genre is blasting its way onto the App Store on May the 12th. Groovy! More juicy details and a brand new trailer after the jump.
Published on 2011-04-24 19:00:18
Holy moly, yet another Real Time Strategy game on iOS!? Hey, as long as they're as absorbing and excellently polished as this dragon-filled title from three-man trio Adam Reilly and Hugo & Filipe Beyer, I'm not complaining!
Published on 2011-04-24 09:56:41
You’ll most likely remember that in the wake of the recent disaster in Japan, AppsJP and iPhoneGamerUK got together with an array of generous iOS games developers to launch a very special initiative that gave you the opportunity to make a chari
Published on 2011-04-21 19:06:39
Don't you just love a title that tells you exactly what to expect from the game? Skahal Studios certainly delivers on their promise of ships, and battles, and what's more, the title of their debut iOS offering doubles as a clever play on the fact tha
Published on 2011-04-20 22:54:10
That's one small step for a mobile RPG, one giant leap for sidescrolling action games on iOS! The great thing about a videogame straddling genres is that it can still stand out from the crowd as long as it does one of the things it's billed as except
Published on 2011-04-19 18:10:32
What's this then, an iPhone game that takes a timely satirical swipe at the unscrupulous financial fat cats who've all but brought the world economy to its knees? Sadly, and in spite of Greedy Bankers boasting a unique political cartoon-ish art style
Published on 2011-04-18 19:00:50
What happens when you glue the Real-Time Strategy, Castle Defense, and Physics Puzzle genres together? Something pretty darn awesome as long as CGMatic Co. is behind it, that's what!
Published on 2011-04-17 19:00:35
If you're looking for a hack-and-slash dungeon crawler at a rock bottom price, The Relic has probably caught your eye already. However, we advise approaching this title with caution at present, as it still has much in common with an undercooked meal.
Published on 2011-04-16 05:59:40
You might want to sit down for this. We've got an absolutely, positively huge array of amazing iOS games up for grabs this week's contest. Prizes include Death Rally, City of Secrets, Baa! Run, Quietus and just about every iPhone and iPad title Littl
Published on 2011-04-15 00:38:06
Gameville's Illusia, but on steroids? Yeah, it's kinda like that. Over the past few days iFanzine has spent some quality time with this swiftly approaching title, and we're still nowhere near finishing it despite the number of times we've had our ars
Published on 2011-04-14 08:27:02
The LOL-worthily 'meta' title which pokes good natured fun at the cruel inevitability's of the endless high score genre turns out to be a bit of a red herring, as that's as far as this game's black humor goes, but Gutenberg Neto's App Store debut, Th
Published on 2011-04-13 19:00:06
So, you think all those lava levels in the original Super Mario Bros. made you man or woman enough to handle the very flames of Hell? Connor Ullmann's devilishly designed and deviously morbid creation will make you think again. This is one retro plat
Published on 2011-04-12 23:20:02
This console quality offering from Aidem Media is so easy to jump into, yet so satisfyingly varied and content-packed, that it easily straddles the border between casual and hardcore appeal. It feels sinfully underpriced on the iPhone and iPod Touch,
Published on 2011-04-11 19:00:28
Mugeaters never explain what a "Woozzle" is exactly, but Action Puzzle fans looking for something a little off the beaten track will likely forgive them this one trespass. Extremely well polished and excellently fleshed out, this one is a must-have f
Published on 2011-04-10 19:00:11
The kind folks over at AppsJP served as our go-between for an interview with Bow Mobile CEO Ryosuke Jinno. Find out a little more background on the iOS release of Double Dragon, and Bow Mobile's future plans for the game, inside!
Published on 2011-04-08 18:03:38
In this week's giveaway we've got not one, not two, but three fantastic games up for grabs! Prizes include the definitive edition of Mad 'O' Ball 3D, a smashing exclusive in the shape of the as yet unreleased The Fish Dies in the End and critically a
Published on 2011-04-07 19:00:35
Aztlan Games jumps into the RTS, Castle Defense, and Action Puzzle genres in a way that's ambitious and yet streamlined for the price range. But do these little multi-legged arthropods scurry to the most interesting levels fast enough to keep the pla
Published on 2011-04-07 08:59:54
Well, it beggars belief, but App Store newcomers Crazy Bit take two of iOS' most hackneyed genres - the zombie game (groan) and 2D Tower Defense (double-groan) respectively - schmoosh 'em together, and, against all odds, still trot out one of the mos
Published on 2011-04-06 19:38:17
EA's Facebook page for Heroes Lore III has not only let the cat out of the bag regarding the next game in this popular series, but they're asking fans for suggestions while the iOS port is still in progress! Details are scant, but check inside to fin
Published on 2011-04-06 13:30:23
Minoraxis returns with a fruity mix of business simulation, RPG, and action puzzler. Definitely one of the more interesting genre mashups, and RPG fans might be surprised at just how much mileage they'll be able to squeeze out of this one!
Published on 2011-04-05 14:34:29
If Big Pixel were aiming to out-cute practically every other game on the App Store with Land-a Panda, they succeed with flying colors. This physics-based puzzler, which tasks you with reuniting a pair of star-crossed panda bears who (repeatedly) find
Published on 2011-04-04 19:00:47
Many classic games from the 1990s deserve reincarnation and a new chance to shine on the iOS, but sadly, GADGET might not be one of them. While it's easy to see how this interactive movie-of-sorts marked a critical turning point in videogame history
Published on 2011-04-03 19:00:39
Sven Van De Perre of Monkube took some time out from his busy game development schedule to chat with iFanzine. You'll recall Monkube recently brought us "6th Planet," a fusion of game and comic book so interesting, cleverly designed, and well polishe
Published on 2011-04-01 12:59:09
Up for grabs in this week's giveaway are five codes for Instant Games' innovative sidescrolling adventure Paleolithics. This fun and addictive game, which we recently awarded a well-deserved 4.5/5 stars, puts you in concurrent control of a family of
Published on 2011-03-31 19:36:23
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Liv Games' critically lauded Legendary Wars just received an epic update! The retooled game now boasts crisp Retina display enhanced graphics, Game Center integration and a host of other improvements, while a built-from-scratch free
Published on 2011-03-31 08:51:14
Up-and-coming indie developers Blue Shadow Games embrace the wackiness of a vintage Warner Bros. cartoon for Baa! Run, a very different and altogether more light-hearted follow-up to their gritty debut Death Cop: Mechanical Unit. And if you're a fan
Published on 2011-03-29 22:37:14
Hunting and gathering has never been this much fun! You'd never know it from its ultra-streamlined premise and unembellished Stone Age aesthetic, but "Paleolithics" is easily one of the most compelling ninety-nine cent offerings on the App Store righ
Published on 2011-03-27 19:00:34
Beat 'em Up genre fans are liable to have a stormy love affair with this revamped edition of the game that started it all. Brought to us courtesy of Bow Mobile, Double Dragon's iOS incarnation has more depth and replay value than you can shake a bare
Published on 2011-03-24 20:51:24
There's little doubt that a game of this pedigree has enough high quality content to merit the $15.99 price tag, but nevertheless, its surprise appearance has probably left a lot of iDevice owners thinking they might have to forego the Square Enix RP
Published on 2011-03-24 19:00:52
I'm not sure if the soothing piano music which gently plays throughout, the chimerical visuals being bathed in soft and warm pastel hues, or simply the relaxed and relaxing pace of the gameplay were to blame, but a few levels into Bubble Dreams, I fe
Published on 2011-03-24 01:32:41
Now it's Orange Agenda's turn to show that March is shaping up to be a great month for those who happen to like their iDevice games short, sweet, and cheap. Even if it lacks the cool explosions and ray guns expected of a game that takes place in oute
Published on 2011-03-22 22:13:41
DigYourOwnGrave released this one as an online game awhile back, but Littlegrey Media has come along to show us that it truly belongs on iOS. It's on sale for a buck through the rest of the month, so fans of First Person Shooters and Castle Defense g
Published on 2011-03-21 19:01:29
Boasting a delightfully garish neo-retro style and fine line in old school difficulty, Gamevil's latest, Kami Retro, an expertly crafted love letter to the 8-bit era, feels familiar enough to be instantly intuitive, yet its gripping gameplay remains
Published on 2011-03-20 21:25:13
iChromo and EA just brought us one of the most beautiful and well-designed action puzzlers in iOS history. The content runs out of steam after several hours of play, but it's a good enough several hours that every iDevice owner - and especially genre
Published on 2011-03-18 19:25:38
Rapid Turtle Games shows that it's certainly got the basics of level design and user interface down pat in this puzzle platformer, but Charlie's still in trouble when it comes to offering the player a game experience that feels truly dynamic and fres
Published on 2011-03-17 05:47:50
Weird. That's the word that springs to mind when playing Spotcat Studio's newest game, The Drill Plus, a top-down shooter that swaps the usual spaceship versus extraterrestrial cannon fodder schtick for a scrawny superhero who wields a humongous dril
Published on 2011-03-15 21:54:28
It doesn't cure cancer and it may not even be a flawless game, but Mission Europa is hands-down the meatiest iDevice title we've played in either the Action RPG or First Person Shooter genres. Complete with over 50 missions, several side quests, and
Published on 2011-03-14 20:46:38
A passion project for indie developer David Molnar, who evidently spent a good chunk of the 80's (and his allowance, no doubt) at the local arcade blasting through an array of side scrolling shoot-em-ups, Interstellar Force is an action-packed and fr
Published on 2011-03-14 10:37:07
In the wake of the recent devastating earthquake/tsunami in Japan, our good friends at iPhone Gamer UK and AppsJP have teamed up to launch a very special initiative that gives you the opportunity to make a charitable donation to one or more aid organ
Published on 2011-03-11 19:51:43
With a gritty, tech-noir-ish tone and aesthetic, fully-fledged storyline told via sumptuous hand-drawn cutscenes and plenty of pulse-pounding stealth-based action, Playlithium's thrilling new game, Super Ball Escape, turns the rolling-ball genre's te
Published on 2011-03-10 23:48:11
It might not be that walkabout in Middle-earth you've always dreamed of, but Megara Entertainment's iOS adaptation of the nonlinear gamebook series "Fabled Lands" is still one of the better things to come along since sliced bread. Don't believe us? T
Published on 2011-03-06 11:56:07
We gave Dedalord's eagerly awaited and excessively gory second game, Falling Fred, a hands-on whirl and write-up last week, so I'll do my best to keep this full review as short and unpleasant as possible. Suffice it to say, this censor-baitingly viol
Published on 2011-03-04 19:02:20
The primordial soup of perfection can be found in Rodeo Games' first offering: an intriguing premise, standout gameplay features, and an excellent user interface that takes full advantage of the iOS. Sadly the product as a whole still feels a bit too
Published on 2011-03-03 06:00:47
Question: Why did the chicken lay her egg on a axe? Answer: She wanted to hachet. Now, if that little joke didn't have you doubled over with mirth, jog on, Chicken Escape isn't the game for you. But, if you did crack a smile, chances are you're gonna
Published on 2011-03-02 07:37:14
As hinted at by Tag Games' Paul Farley earlier this year, the long-awaited (and oft-postponed) sequel to Car Jack Streets looks set to take this old school Grand Theft Auto-esque series in a very different direction. An altogether cuter one, would yo
Published on 2011-03-01 05:06:14
Five out of five chimps agree: this mega collaboration from Monkube and a number of art studios is the best darn iteration of "lunar lander" you'll find on the iOS. Boasting perfectly fine-tuned physics, a wonderfully illustrated sci-fi story filled
Published on 2011-03-01 04:14:43
Much like the engine of a machine that's been left idle to rust and fall into disrepair, Greenbean Games' iOS debut, LastStandStan, requires a little gentle coaxing and patience on the player's part before it eventually splutters to life. But, once y
Published on 2011-02-27 18:11:42
Having previously launched an iPad only version of ROBOT 99 to widespread acclaim, über-talented Taiwanese illustrator/award-winning web designer/first time iOS game developer Fu is back with a brand spanking new universal binery. And while, when pl
Published on 2011-02-25 13:41:44
"It’s got everything an iOS gamer could ask for...without a doubt, Bug Heroes is the year’s first must-have release," is how we excitedly summed up Foursaken Media's smash-hit sophomore effort, shortly before honoring this genre-defying gem with
Published on 2011-02-25 01:23:06
My hat goes off to those developers who are willing to try something absolutely crazy in the name of innovation; even when a gameplay concept crashes and burns in execution, the effort at least lets other devs know what doesn't work. That's precisely
Published on 2011-02-24 06:03:33
One of the year's biggest breakout indie hits so far, Groundbreaking Games' Puckerz!, is now available for free for a very limited time only! If you missed our glowing review of the game, shame on you, but here's a quick synopsis anyhow...
Published on 2011-02-23 22:59:25
The interview goodness continues! This time we digitally chatted with Orian Livnat, one of the many talented minds behind Liv Games' genre-defying hit, Legendary Wars. Without a doubt, the story behind this game development studio has to be one of th
Published on 2011-02-10 20:55:01
It can be said with some level of certainty that no game developer has envisioned what would happen if you combined nuclear weapons, disco, and NASCAR. That is, until now! iFanzine recently took Xpect Games' Race After 1977 for a test drive, and ther
Published on 2011-02-10 08:47:52
Tired of an apparently never ending barrage of bland puzzle games that seem content to rehash the ol' Match-3 formula without ever really contributing much in the way of innovation or originality to the genre? Well, never fear folks, because Spearhea
Published on 2011-02-09 04:35:17
Yes, if you're a longtime veteran of 3D Action RPGs you'll slip up and call Ayden's horse "Epona" a few times, but once you start taking in the excellently crafted vistas of Hy-err, Lasgalen, you won't find much to complain about. Sadly the free tria
Published on 2011-02-07 18:05:12
You really only have to glance at one of its sumptuous screenshots or give the trailer a quick viewing to get a sense of the care, love and attention that went into crafting Cardboard Castle. It's a shame then that while the game is a stylistic trium
Published on 2011-02-07 05:36:41
So how the heck do we top last week's Dead Space promo code contest that received a record-smashing number of retweets? Simple. We mark the iOS debut of an arguably even bigger game franchise with yet another great giveaway. Yup, you've guessed it, i
Published on 2011-02-06 18:00:22
As a heavily interactive, Avant-garde horror flick, Hysteria Project 2 succeeds wonderfully at furnishing an impressive psychological experience you might not want to play in the dark. Strictly judged as a videogame, however, Bulkypix's highly experi
Published on 2011-02-04 12:58:44
Although things are picking up now with a flurry of great games, let's be honest, to begin with, January was a pretty slow month for the App Store in terms of notable new releases. The upshot of this lull? It gave me an opportunity to catch up on a f
Published on 2011-02-02 21:27:23
Meet the game designer behind Recluse Industries' "Surveillant," the deadliest game of Hide-and-Seek you'll find on the iOS. While electro fans will know him best as the man behind the music of Vector Lovers, Martin Wheeler's been designing hit video
Published on 2011-02-02 13:25:19
Gameloft have just been in touch to let us know their latest title, action RPG Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden, will be galloping into the US App Store tomorrow, February the 3rd. It's being hyped as iOS' answer to Zelda and billed as "an amazing adven
Published on 2011-02-02 01:08:04
2011 is just not letting up on superb entries in the iOS games library, is it? Liv Games joins the ranks of expert iOS developers with a Real-Time Strategy/Castle Defense/RPG combo that's as addictive as it is beautiful. One interface flaw deprives i
Published on 2011-02-01 05:07:35
You honestly didn't think iFanzine would let something as epic as Dead Space landing on iOS pass without celebrating somehow, did you? Of course you didn't. Courtesy of the kind folks at EA Games, we've got not one, not two, but three codes for the i
Published on 2011-01-31 06:16:03
EA's Dead Space, not only one of the best looking and best made games yet to grace iOS but also the outright scariest, is likely to have you squirming anxiously, jumping like a jack rabbit and shrieking in terror, as developers IronMonkey Studios exp
Published on 2011-01-28 21:33:15
Okay, okay -- its whole title is actually "Hamlet or the Last Game Without MMORPG Features, Shaders and Product Placement." Phew. This logic puzzler from Alawar Entertainment first splashed into the PC gaming scene last year, and now you can grab it
Published on 2011-01-27 01:50:06
There's gonna be three types of iDevice gamers when it comes to this ingenious offering from Recluse Studios and Vector Lovers: those who absolutely adore it, those who just don't get the excitement surrounding something that looks so dated, and thos
Published on 2011-01-26 14:35:12
On paper The Lonely Bee's debut game, Eggs in Space seems to have all the right ingredients - barmy b-movie inspired premise, pick-up-and-play friendly concept and eye-popping art style - but, sadly, when whipped together they result in an undemandin
Published on 2011-01-25 02:16:52
We know what you're thinking: "Zombies, in a Celtic inspired setting? Count me in!" However, the most important thing to do before you leap into Gilli Games' Turn-Based Strategy offering is to tone down your expectations; this is the beater car of th
Published on 2011-01-24 16:28:12
It seems as if ninjas have decided to shrug off that centuries old image of being silent warriors skilled at sticking to the shadows and going undetected, because the little blighters are cropping up all over the App Store lately. The latest iPhone g
Published on 2011-01-21 06:13:33
Artogon and G5 Entertainment perform at the top of their game in this Find the Hidden Object-turned-casual puzzler. Sometimes fanciful, sometimes creepy, and always drop dead gorgeous, Treasure Seekers 2 has such varied range that its appeal should b
Published on 2011-01-18 22:05:23
The little gnomes who run things behind the scenes here at iFanzine are busily working on a review for G5's latest offering, Treasure Seekers 2. While they're doing that we wanted to pass along the news that G5 is giving away five copies of the game
Published on 2011-01-17 21:54:01
Eighth grader's game soars to the top of the Free App charts shortly after release; wins millions of iDevice gamers' hearts. Sounds like the plot of a feel-good movie, right? Well, believe it -- grassroots bloggers and large news outlets alike have b
Published on 2011-01-13 18:00:05
Now, here's something refreshing: an App Store entry that makes absolutely no pretenses. Right off the bat Nexus Game Studios lets you know that Gravonaut is very retro -- and very, very challenging. If you think you're prepared for this level of dif
Published on 2011-01-12 18:00:51
What with Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption doing a roaring trade on consoles and the Coen Brothers' True Grit currently wowing cinema goers, it's kinda surprising more western themed games haven't yet gunned their way into the App Store. Well, polish y
Published on 2011-01-11 18:00:34
Bug Heroes was already excellent when it took the AppStore by storm last week, but Foursaken Media's first "bug" fix update has brought it to the level of pure gaming bliss. It doesn't really matter which genre you're most fond of; Bug Heroes has som
Published on 2011-01-10 18:00:13
Smart Mouse's high concept premiss made me smile, it really did. The deal is, you've got to help an escaped lab mouse nab hard to reach pieces of cheese by strategically placing various objects around environments for him to scurry along. Sadly, howe
Published on 2011-01-09 19:17:07
We had the opportunity to give a near-final pre-release copy of Won-O-Soft's Fox Tales a whirl a couple of weeks back, and really enjoyed the title's tilt based take on the old-school 2D platform game formula. For those of you that might have missed
Published on 2011-01-07 17:19:31
Even though we’ve barely gotten over the cracker that was Christmas 2010, a fair few new iPhone games have already been announced that have me very excited about the year ahead. Highlights include a potential GTA/Gangstar killer, an epic, super-amb
Published on 2011-01-06 18:45:46
If you secretly miss the days you used to spend swearing at your TV screen, NES or SNES controller in hand, Corefan's got a sidescrolling platformer just for you. It suffers from an atrocious translation and interface kinks that come with its status
Published on 2011-01-05 18:06:28
Based on an award-winning Flash game, Backabit's Ramps has been tweaked and enhanced in all the right places for its iOS debut. And once you spend a little time with this endearingly back-to-basics puzzler, it's not hard to see why almost a million p
Published on 2011-01-04 19:18:07
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light sees the iconic adventuress making the leap from Xbox Live and PSN to debut on iOS. Fans will no doubt be delighted to find Ms. Croft arrives looking as lovely as ever and boasting the same assets that made the re
Published on 2011-01-03 20:36:26
Foursaken Media has given iFanzine a sneak peek at its upcoming release, Bug Heroes. The idea of mashing up the Dual-stick Shooter, Action RPG, and Castle Defense genres might sound outlandish at first, but we're absolutely loving the results!
Published on 2011-01-02 21:55:10
While Korean devs have shown they really know how to put the "Action" in Action RPG, EXE Create and FDG Entertainment bring us back to an era when the genre wasn't so much about combat, and clever dungeon puzzles instead reigned supreme. Its gameplay
Published on 2011-01-01 14:09:40
Our iOS gaming retrospective rolls on, and this time it's Ryan Bishop's turn to select the three titles he loved the most this year. As ever, feel free to let us know if you agree or disagree with our selection and please share your own favorite game
Published on 2010-12-31 07:15:01
Our end of year iOS gaming retrospective continues. And this time it's the turn of iFanzine Editor, Ruan Shiels, to pick his top three iPhone games of 2010. As ever, feel free to let us know if you agree or disagree with our selection and please shar