Tag Archives: Games

App Refresh: The best new, updated and discounted apps and games

Every single day, new content, app updates, brand new games and special offers hit the App Store. Each week, Apple does its best to highlight some of that content on its front page but a lot of great stuff slips through the net. With App Refresh, we round up the most recent app and game releases, discounts and updates we think are worth you checking…

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…