Tag Archives: iOS

The potential of Apple TV with Steve Stopps

The founder of Team Lumo discusses its move from iPhone to TV and how games like Lumo’s Cat are looking to take advantage of the new hardware. It’s the same chip in the Apple TV as is in the iPhone 6; how different is it to develop for? The architecture...

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1: The Order Of The Stone
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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1: The Order Of The Stone

Minecraft: Story Mode is another triumph for Telltale Games, and it’s a surprising one. It should never have worked, which is essentially the unofficial company line for Telltale. The studio takes concepts you could never imagine being draped over its aging adventure game skeleton, and transforms the covered bones into...

Guitar Hero Live review
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Guitar Hero Live review

This isn’t the Guitar Hero you remember. This isn’t the Guitar Hero that was butting heads year on year with Rock Band. This isn’t the Guitar Hero that would likely have faded into the background against Harmonix’s genre rival this year, in a marketplace that – despite a five year...


Steins;Gate review
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Steins;Gate review

The visual novel is an interesting style of game – an ostensibly Japanese curio that’s increasingly gaining traction in the mainstream (that is to say, outside of the hardcore JRPG/anime audience). The terribly stylised Steins;Gate is a prime example of this – offering up enough of the genre’s bizarre storytelling...

Her Story review
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Her Story review

Her Story burrowed into our brain and dug right in there, buried itself like a tic. It made us compulsively obsessed with small details, it made us listen intently to the sole character’s voice, replaying bytes of sound over and over again as we scanned for a crack in the...

Fallout Shelter review
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Fallout Shelter review

The big takeaway from playing Fallout Shelter should probably be that you can slap this theme onto just about anything and it immediately becomes 50 per cent more fun. If this is the beginning of Bethesda spreading this IP around a little more, then we’re on board. We’ll lap up...

Can the Apple Watch be a gaming device?

We haven’t played wrist-mounted games since the days when we were wearing digital watches and velcro trainers. They were pretty simple devices, fiddly and inconvenient, but we can’t deny there was something a little magical about them. Being able to carry a game around with you on such a discreet...