Tag Archives: Games

Best Apps of 2014: Games

This post is part of our “Best Apps of 2014″ series! The series highlights the finest apps of the year — either released in 2014 or heavily updated. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE.  We’re approaching the end of the year, so what better time to bring together all of the best apps from the last twelve months? We’ve been…

Ollie by Sphero review: Built for speed

You’ve probably heard of Sphero thanks to the company’s app-controlled ball of the same name. In fact, if you’ve been paying attention, you will have realized that we got ahold of one recently posted our findings on the minute ball of fun just yesterday. The team behind Sphero is back with a new connected toy designed to hit a top speed of 14mph and…

Sphero 2.0 review: A ball of fun

When my Sphero arrived, I was eager to rip open the box and immediately start whizzing around my apartment with it. The app-controlled robotic ball, first launched in 2012 and second-generation Sphero 2.0, reviewed here, unveiled in 2013, has seen a lot of press since its debut and I couldn’t wait. On receiving it, I was surprised by how well it was…

Rovio launches Flappy Bird-inspired RETRY worldwide

Rovio, makers of the Angry Birds series of games, has today launched its Flappy Bird-inspired arcade style game RETRY around the globe. After soft-launching the game in Canada, Finland and Poland, the Finnish games maker has taken RETRY global and it is insanely difficult (as the name might suggest). RETRY, released under Rovio’s experimental LVL 11…

Flappy Bird creator to return this week with new game, Swing Copters

Remember Flappy Bird? Of course you do. If you were a fan of the infuriatingly addictive game, you’ll be happy to learn that Dong Nguyen, the game’s creator, is coming out with a new title this week that is said to be just as difficult to put down. Hitting the App Store on August 21, Swing Copters captures a similar gameplay mechanic to its predecessor…

God of Light App Review: A dark and serene puzzle game

The gameplay of God of Light, the new physics-based puzzler from Playmous, is hardly original. The concept of reflecting and refracting light from its source to its intended target is a staple of the puzzle genre. However, in an attempt to make the game shine, God of Light brings some beautiful artwork, a serene soundtrack and whole load of darkness to…

“Indie Game Showcase” section appears in App Store

Indie games seem to be all the rage recently (Flappy Bird, anyone?), and it seems that Apple is looking to help out Indie developers get a little more exposure on that App Store by creating a section called “Indie Game Showcase.” As you can see in the banner above, the section is available on the App Store via iOS, as well as inside of iTunes on a desktop…