Ruan Shiels

Fastar! Review

Wanted: Spiky-haired adventurers to run a gauntlet of giant carnivorous squares. Big sword and spells will be provided upon departure. Ultra simple, hilarious fun. Contact Cat in a Box Games. ...

BrainTaire Challenge 2: Win an iPad, iPod Touch & more!!!

In the developer's own words: "Sometimes you create a game that you just cannot beat. Well, we have made a monster! I have played BrainTaire more than 500 times on levels 2, 5 and 6, and it seems to be impossible to beat it. I really need some genius to show us how to beat these levels..."...

My Virtual Girlfriend Review

While cheekily named developer Wet Productions seem keen to point out there's absolutely nothing pornographic about My Virtual Girlfriend, its marketing campaign does involve considerably more screenshots of attractive young women in nothing but skimpy lingerie than that of your average iPhone game....

First Look: Beyond Ynth

FDG Entertainment have just announced details of an intriguing new puzzler they have been hard at work on since 2009. The game, entitled Beyond Ynth, will put the player in control of “Kribl, a little ladybug who was called upon by the queen to venture out into perilous unexplored territories....

BrainTaire Review

Now there's no shortage of retro games on iPhone, but I'd hazard a guess none more so than Laddha Inc's latest, BrainTaire. A variation on Solitaire, played with marbles on a wooden board, this deceptively simple sounding distraction has been a firm favorite of gamers since as far back as the 17th Century! Which kind of makes PacMan look like a spring chicken, eh?...

Ninja Chicken Review

Kongzhong get so much right with Ninja Chicken - an appealing visual style, utterly delightful characters (think the Angry Birds with a manga twist), a bunch of OpenFeint powered extras, and a two-player versus mode - that it really is a shame the game's central mechanic has all the sophistication and longevity of one of those educational, shape matching games for pre-schoolers....

Train Conductor 2: USA Review

The Voxel Agents chug back into town with a superbly designed followup to their original "Train Conductor." As a standout traffic management game it oozes style and quality in equal amounts, but most who step aboard this train will wish the ride were longer....

First Look: Vampires Until Dawn

BeCush have just unveiled an intriguing little teaser for their upcoming game Vampires Until Dawn. While the trailer gives precious little away about what we can expect gameplay wise from the title, it does give a taste of the cutesy art style and introduce us to the main protagonist, a vampire hunter out for revenge......

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