Ruan Shiels

Iced in Review

Most people may recognize Dennis Mengelt for his ever popular Boxed in series. Well, he's back again, this time with a different puzzle approach: Iced in. Upon entering the game, one is bound to see many differences from Dennis' usual Boxed in games....
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Colorswing Review

A brand new brain-teaser from Astalavista Games, ColorSWING: Line-up 3D Blocks stands out from the crowd by wrapping some colorful eye-candy around a refreshingly novel talk on the match-3 mechanic. ...
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First Look: Predators

Promising adrenaline-packed excitement, fast-paced, suspenseful action and thrilling gameplay design, Chillingo and Angry Mob Games have revealed they're hard at work on an iPhone adaptation of the forthcoming Robert Rodriguez produced, Nimrod Antal directed, sci-fi reboot Predators. The trailer's short, but scary good....
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Paper Plane Studio Interview (part one)

In this the first part of our access all areas interview with "indie" developers Paper Plane Studio, we chat to the guys about the challenges they faced getting their games, Uggy and Doodle Pubbox noticed in an increasingly crowded App Store, future projects, favourite games, and much, much more....
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Big Blue Bubble Game Sale!

“Thumpies is incredibly lovable. While the outlandish eye-candy and catchy tunes may be the hook, it's the slick and addictive gameplay that'll keep you bouncin...
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Rimelands: Hammer of Thor Trailer

Developed by Dicework Games in collaboration with Crescent Moon Games, Rimelands is a series of turn-based roleplaying games for the iPhone. The first game of the series is the Hammer of Thor, an adventure of myth and legend in a world that has just recently began to recover from a thousand-year winter....
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Zombie Wonderland Preview

With no fewer than four games featuring flesh-eaters in various stages of production, it seems Chillingo has managed to squeeze their way onto the already packe...
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Split/Second Review

I haven't played it, so can't really comment on how much better than this iPhone effort the console version of Split/Second is, but a quick gander at a couple of YouTube videos of the game in action and an impressive Metascore of 83 confirms my suspicions. It is. A lot....
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Glyder 2 Review

Glu Games follows up its original "Glyder" with an exploration flight sim that doesn't quite soar to the heights of perfection, but makes it close enough that every iPhone and iPod Touch owner not specifically searching for guns, zombies, and/or stuff to blow up would do well to give this one a serious look....

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