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'Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered' Review - My Kind of Nightmare

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Quantic Dream’s Indigo Prophecy was recently rereleased on PC. Luckily, the developers also saw fit to port it over to iOS under the full title Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered [$9.99] as part of its decennial celebration. As a narrative-heavy action-adventure, Indigo Prophecy was excellent for its time and mostly makes a successful transition to Apple’s portable devices...

Out Now: 'Exiles', 'Radiation Island', 'Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered', 'Playworld Superheroes', 'Active Soccer 2', 'Destructamundo', 'Pro Pinball' and More

It's either Wednesday night or sometime during Thursday wherever you're at in the world, and there is an avalanche of new iOS games that have been released. I mean seriously. Fans of old adventure games get a remastered Indigo Prophecy, the Sky Gamblers folks have released a crazy first-person survival game called Radiation Island, pinball classic Timeshock gets new life in Pro Pinball, and the sci-fi open-world adventure Exiles is finally available after what feels like forever. And that's just a fraction of the killer new games, so check the full list out below and let us know what games will have you mashing the download button today...

'Stratego Single Player' Will Deliver Board Game Action for Hermits

Everyone likes board games, but they come with the problem of having to play with other people. Eww, no. Youdagames is here to help hermits like me with the upcoming Stratego Single Player. It's pretty much going to deliver what it says on the tin: the Stratego board game, but optimized for solo play on mobile. There will be a campaign mode where you can take on a series of opponents, featuring AI designed in collaboration with a Stratego World Champion. There are also the option for quick battles, in case you just want to get a game in without taking too much time...

I made mention of the 2013 Ayopa Games title Don't Shoot Yourself [Free] the other day, as it was the first game that came to mind when I saw Medicore's upcoming car racer. I figured it was one of those games lost to history, but it seems that was not the case, as Ayopa has decided to update the game and make it free-to-play. The game has changed its progression: where before, star ratings were awarded based on how many bullets had gone unfired, with the count increasing when you didn't move, now the game has you try to complete a level at a certain difficulty to earn a certain number of stars, with progression gated off until you earn that many stars. ..

Star Wars: Galactic Defense [Free], DeNA's take on tower defense in the venerable sci-fi franchise, has its first live event happening, starting today. "Attack on Echo Base" has players attacking Echo Base on Hoth, lining up their forces from enemy attackers at various points. A challenge mode has been launched with the event, where you'll compete for high scores against friends with rewards of experience boosts, in-game currency, and other rewards. A bonus wave can be earned to get more points and currency...

A Toast! Bossa Studios Confirms 'I Am Bread' is Coming to iOS

I'm not super religious or anything, but every once in a while I need to call upon a higher power to make my dreams become a reality. When Surgeon Simulator developer Bossa Studios announced their new game I Am Bread back in October of last year, I had a simple request for the Big Man/Woman upstairs: Please Lord let it come to mobile. Ask and ye shall receive, they say. Today in Bossa's weekly I Am Bread video series, aptly titled the Bread Diaries, the studio officially announced that I Am Bread will be heading to iOS. In case you missed the official trailer the first time around, go ahead and bask in its toasty goodness...

'Criminel' is a Cool Looking Upcoming Crime Investigation Mystery

When I was in London last week, one of the games I saw which seemed incredibly promising was 4PM Game's Criminel. It's a gritty criminal investigation mystery set in 19th century Paris. The guys behind it are aiming to tell a cool story during a neat time period in history where so many things from an industrial and scientific perspective were rapidly changing. Through capturing evidence and taking photos in-game, players solve a evolving crime...

Nitrome's Platform Panic [Free] was a really cool endless take on retro-style platformers, and they've got an update available now that adds a new dimension to the game: character upgrades. Previously, each character was only a cosmetic change from the other ones. Now, for 200 coins per character, you can unlock a special ability for each one. The Plumber can kill enemies by jumping on their heads, which makes too much sense because he is a Mario pastiche. Sadly, the Blue Rodent doesn't go super-fast, with a Nitrome rep saying "it was tempting...it's not actually a very good idea in this game so it didn't make the cut." he gets a coin magnet, which, hey, Sonic did get with the lightning shield in Sonic 3. Hey Sega, you should release that on iOS...

Space Marshals [$4.99] was released a few short weeks ago, and while it was a fun game in its own right, the game also left things hanging with the promise of more content in an upcoming second episode. I remarked that Pixelbite was likely to deliver – they successfully did an episodic content model with Repulze [$0.99], so while many promises of future content updates often fall flat, there was reason to be optimistic about Pixelbite's promise. And it looks like we won't have to wait too long, as Pixelbite has announced that Space Marshals Chapter 2 is coming in March...

'Particle Mace' Review - Come and Swing with Me

As a rule, I try not to buy early access games unless I absolutely feel the need to. Particle Mace [$2.99] on desktop was one of those games I stayed away from, but always had in my mind: the concept seemed intriguing, plus it was iOS bound sometime down the road. As such, when I found out that the game was leaving early access and releasing for iOS, I was extremely excited. One, I like seeing games actually leaving early access and becoming finished products, because early access trades on respecting your customer, and delivering on the promise that you're finishing what you started as a developer. Early access can be a really great thing for developers and for players, but when developers use it as an excuse to just make money off of unfinished games, it's saddening. Two, I was excited to actually play the game without compromising my principles. I'm willing to bend them when I feel like it, so I'm perhaps not the person to listen to, but I stick to it more often than not. Well, Particle Mace was well worth the wait. And the developer, Andy Makes Games, was smart in tweaking the game to fit iOS...

New iPhone Games Coming Tonight: 'Exiles', 'Exit Strategy', 'Football Showdown 2015' and More

It's Wednesday again, which is indisputably the best day of the week for iOS gamers. This should be a great week, as this list has a ton of great games on it and there's a bunch of other games I know are coming out at some point today, tonight, or tomorrow which simply haven't appeared on any international App Stores yet. Radiation Island and a few other titles I've agreed to not say anything about yet are due to appear on the App Store today-ish...

'Heroes of Loot 2' from Orangepixel in Development, Maybe Turn-Based?

Prolific solo developer Orangepixel doesn't rest on his druthers. Gunslugs 2 [$2.99] released scant weeks ago, but already he's working on his next game, Heroes of Loot 2. Obviously a sequel to Heroes of Loot [$1.99], the hack 'n slash dungeon crawler, this one's currently planned to take a drastically different turn, by being turn-based. Orangepixel posted a teaser for the game on his Youtube channel, which you can check out here:..

Deep Loot [Free] was a particularly cool ocean exploration and loot collection game released last year, and now the game is getting a 2.0 update adding a variety of new content, coming this Thursday. What can you expect? Well, there's new locations to explore, for one. New outfits will be available, including Cthulhu. A number of new missions, loot collections, ships, and achievements are inbound. Plus, it'll be possible to sell and level up loot collections, making it even more lucrative to get duplicate pieces of loot. New cameos are inbound, including Fist of Awesome [$3.99], and a number of other easter eggs can be found...

'Plague Inc.' Has Raised Over $76,000 for Ebola

January 27th, 2015 4:53 PM EST by Carter Dotson in News
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Plague Inc [$0.99] became a particualarly curious game over the past few months as panic fear over Ebola spread throughout the globe. Well, the gmae that simulates global outbreaks managed to use its platform to raise money to fight Ebola, with over $76,000 raised so far to various charities, such as The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Socieities. While the brunt of the Ebola epidemic remains contained to West Africa, the game showed how a pandemic like that can spread globally – even the CDC has used Plague Inc. to talk about how diseases spread...

Pixel art fans might want to check out a game which came out last night, Combo Queen [$1.99]. Not to be confused with the recently-released Combo Quest [$0.99], this is a game that's similarly about rhythmic, tap-based combat. You have to tap on enemies with a certain rhythm in order to do damage to them, with a pattern that speeds up with each hit in succession of three hits. Mastering this timing, along with the timing of enemy blocks, will be the key to success. It's a game with a rough learning curve, as there's not very generous timing windows to hit enemies. ..

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