‘GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience’ Guide – How to Win Without Spending Real Money

TouchArcade - 1 year ago.

As we noted in our review, Gameloft’s GT Racing 2  is a great addition to the long line of excellent full-featured racers on iOS. While its freemium underpinnings are relatively benign, there’s still plenty of opportunity to get caught in that trap of feeling the need to pay in order to advance. The purpose of this... Read more





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GDC 2015: Open-World Space Trading Game ‘Drifter’ Still in the Works for iOS

TouchArcade - 10 hours ago. Colin Walsh of Celsius Game Studios stopped by the Touch Arcade GDC war room to show off the latest version of Drifter, his long-in-development open-world space simulation game. The game has been in early access on Steam for a while now, but the game is still planned to release on iOS down the road, and...

GDC 2015: ‘Jelly Reef’ Finally Combines Jellyfish, Sea Currents, and Roguelikes

TouchArcade - 10 hours ago. Game Oven’s Jelly Reef, the last game they’re making, was demoed to us at GDC 2015. This may seem quite different from something like Fingle [$1.99 (HD)], and that’s because Bojan Endrovski, the team’s main programmer, took point on designing the game from the original student version that was created. This is a roguelike-inspired game,...

GDC 2015: ‘Forma.8′ Still Exists, Hopes to Release This Year

TouchArcade - 11 hours ago. MixedBag Studios’ Forma.8 has been in the works for a long time now, several years since its initial incarnation. While Futuridium EP [$1.99] came out in the interim, MixedBag is hoping to get Forma.8 out this year. They showed us off the game this year at GDC, seeing the latest version running on iPad with...

GDC 2015: ‘Killing Floor: Calamity’ Is a Dual Stick Shooter Take On the Series

TouchArcade - 11 hours ago. Killing Floor: Calamity translates the popular PC shooter into a dual stick shooter package....

GDC 2015: ‘Trial by Viking’ is a Mobile-Friendly Metroidvania with Grappling Hooks

TouchArcade - 11 hours ago. Last Life Games’ Dustin Hendricks came by at GDC to show off his upcoming action-platformer Trial by Viking. He calls it a ‘Mariovania’, a kind of hybrid between a Metroidvana and a more standard platformer. You control a viking trying to find Loki, helping Valkyries and the like as you make it through the game....

GDC 2015: Hands-On with ‘MicRogue’, a Micro Roguelike

TouchArcade - 12 hours ago. Crescent Moon Games is here at GDC showing off a menagerie of upcoming iOS games, one of them the puzzler roguelike MicRogue which is being developed by Jason Pickering and published by Crescent Moon. We posted about MicRogue just a few weeks ago, and the game itself has been in the works for quite some...

GDC 2015: ‘Riff the Robot’, a Mashup of Slingshots, Pinball and ‘Peggle’

TouchArcade - 12 hours ago. Today at GDC we sat down with developer Oh So Shiny to look at their first iOS game Riff the Robot. The premise is pretty wacky: You’re a mad scientist who has “lost his marbles” over the years, so you build a time-travelling robot to go back in time and collect them for you. Your...

GDC 2015: ‘MashUp Tactics’ Will Bring Hex Grids to Free-to-Play Turn-Based Strategy

TouchArcade - 12 hours ago. Are other free-to-play, turn-based strategy games with character leveling and crafting just not “real game” enough for you? Well, good news: MashUp Tactics is coming this year, and it’s got hex grids. You’ll build an army of heroes, deploying six into battle on hex-based grids, trying to take out the other team of enemies. I...

GDC 2015: Hands-On with ‘Paper Monsters Recut’, Launching March 12th

TouchArcade - 12 hours ago. Back in January we told you that Crescent Moon Games would be reviving their 2012 platformer Paper Monsters on iOS with the revamped Paper Monsters Recut, which was released on Wii U last fall and proved quite popular. At GDC this week I sat down with Josh from Crescent Moon to take a brief trip...

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‘Batman: Arkham Underworld’ Announced, Sounds Like Batman Meets ‘Clash of Clans’

TouchArcade - 16 hours ago. Turbine, the developer making the desktop MOBA based on the Infinite Crisis comics, has today announced a new game heading to the App Store called Batman: Arkham Underworld. According to the game’s official website, it sounds like Arkham Underworld will be a base-building and raiding multiplayer game in a similar vein of Clash of Clans...

GDC 2015: ‘Golden Tee’ Is Coming to the App Store

TouchArcade - 16 hours ago. One of the coolest things about GDC is when random games pop up that you totally didn’t expect. So far the surprise is an iOS version of Golden Tee. If you’ve never heard of Golden Tee before, it’s that golf arcade game that’s in basically ever bar on the planet. The game as we saw...

‘Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition’ Review – One Of The Best CRPGs Ever Is Now On iPhone

TouchArcade - 18 hours ago. Okay, yes, this is a pretty late review of Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition [$9.99]. The game initially released on iPad about a year ago, and we didn’t do a write-up of it for various reasons. There are plenty of reviews of the original Baldur’s Gate 2: Shadows Of Amn out there, and given the...

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GDC 2015: ‘Last Horizon’ from ‘Glorkian Warrior’ Developer PixelJam

TouchArcade - 1 day ago. We had a chance to sit down with PixelJam Games at GDC today and check out one of their upcoming games called Last Horizon. Technically, this isn’t a PixelJam-developed game, though they are publishing it. However, many of the same folks from PixelJam are working on Last Horizon, some even shuffling around their typical jobs...

GDC 2015: Danny Perski’s ‘Exponential Warfare’ is a Clever Number-Based Puzzler

TouchArcade - 2 days ago. Indie developer Danny Perski is working on a follow-up to his previous puzzle game Exponential Invasion [$2.99] with a new game called Exponential Warfare, which he demoed for us at GDC 2015. The game involves trying to clear a screen of numbers, where a bigger number can combine with a smaller number. Some numbers are...

‘GDC 2015: SMG Studios Shows Off ‘One More Bounce’

TouchArcade - 2 days ago. Earlier this week at GDC we met up with the folks at SMG Studio (makers of the popular One More Line [Free] and excellent TD title OTTTD [$4.99]) to discuss their latest creation. One More Bounce is the spiritual successor to One More Line with physics-based puzzle platforming gameplay. The set-up is simple: draw a line...

GDC 2015: ‘Eisenhorn: Xenos’ Will Have Gorgeous Visuals and Brutal ‘Warhammer’ Combat

TouchArcade - 2 days ago. Pixel Hero Games, the developers of Sprial: Episode One [$3.99], have been at work on Eisenhorn: Xenos, the latest game based on a Warhammer license. This one is based on the novel of the same name, and will be a 3D action-adventure game where you play as an Inquisitor, fighting off enemies using your sword,...