Ruan Shiels

Antistar 3D: Rising Giveaway!

iFanzine thoroughly enjoyed Antistar 3D: Rising when we reviewed the game a few weeks back, dubbing it an "enthralling adventure" and a "cult classic in the making." And it's just about to get bigger and better! Ahead of the eagerly awaited second installment of this serial adventure, Anime 3D SFX have made some significant improvements to the game. To celebrate we've got 5 copies to give away!...

BulkyPix announce 11 New Titles Boasting Game Center Support!

This year has already seen the releases of quirky platformer Roll Out, the critically lauded Pix 'n' Love Rush, and, in some parts of the world, smash-hit MMORPG Yslandia bearing the BulkyPix label. And this trend of teaming up with talented indie developers to create groundbreaking iPhone games looks set to continue with a newly announced batch of upcoming titles....

Mad O Ball 3D: Live Leaderboard!

The closing date for our fantastically fun and fiercely contended Beat the Mad 'O' Ball 3D Developers Challenge in association with Breakdown Studios and cardscout24.us. is quickly approaching. A leaderboard displaying the top 30 players is now live here - Mad 'O' Ball Hi-Scores - and is being updated in real-time!...

Death Cop Mechanical Unit Review

If video games are to believed, our future is gonna be pretty grim. And Blue Shadow Games' App Store debut, Death Cop, which boasts cyber-genetic creatures knocking seven bells out of each other in the dust of decimated cities and against the charming backdrop of post-apocalyptic wastelands, does nothing to dispel the myth....

The Sims 3 Ambitions Review

At some point or another, most every kid dreams of becoming a rock star, a heroic firefighter, or world famous sporting icon. Sadly, the reality is usually much more mundane and these childhood dreams are unfullfilled. Well, now thanks to The Sims 3: Ambitions, iPhone gamers can turn back the clock and have a crack at leading the (virtual) life they always desired....

Gangstar: Miami Vindication Explosive New Trailer!

With Gang$tar: Miami Vindication, the prolific developer's second stab at bringing a fully-featured, fully-3D GTA-alike to iPhone, it would appear Gameloft are out for vengeance against that small but vocal group of detractors who just love to hate on their game's cringe-worthy dialogue and clichéd scripts. ...

Beyond Ynth Review

Beyond Ynth, FDG Entertainment's newly released puzzle platformer was in development for over a year, and it shows - from the game's innovative and finely tuned central mechanic, to its hand-drawn, storybook style cutscenes and original score, this screams class at the top of its titchy lungs....

Rimelands: Hammer of Thor Review

Don't go into this collaboration from Dicework and Crescent Moon expecting an intense story, but they've hit the ball out of the park in every other way that matters to RPG fans. Whether you're more into the Western RPG's quest-based adventuring, the JRPG's structured turn-based battle systems, or getting your noggin tested in tough contests of strategy, Rimelands has you covered....

First Look: Zombies: City of the Dead

Like Laurel and Hardy, spaghetti and meatballs, or Mario and Luigi, the world is full of things that go well together. Zombie games and iPhone are another such match made in heaven. Or should that be hell?. Anyhow, here's another title which will pit the player against hordes of undead worth keeping a watchful eye on......

Ruan Shiels

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Ruan Shiels is a writer, artist and entrepreneur. He founded iFanzine.com in 2009 after buying his first iPod Touch and being blown away by the potential of iOS as a gaming platform.