In this week's giveaway we've got not one, not two, but three fantastic games up for grabs! Prizes include the definitive edition of Mad 'O' Ball 3D, a smashing exclusive in the shape of the as yet unreleased The Fish Dies in the End and critically acclaimed shoot-em-up Interstellar Force!
Sven Van De Perre of Monkube took some time out from his busy game development schedule to chat with iFanzine. You'll recall Monkube recently brought us "6th Planet," a fusion of game and comic book so interesting, cleverly designed, and well polished that we just had to give it a perfect score. Read inside for the story behind Monkube's debut project, and see whether "6th Planet" is just the tip of the iceberg for this must-watch iOS game development studio!
Up for grabs in this week's giveaway are five codes for Instant Games' innovative sidescrolling adventure Paleolithics. This fun and addictive game, which we recently awarded a well-deserved 4.5/5 stars, puts you in concurrent control of a family of cutesy cave people as they traverse a vibrant Jurrasic world, hunting and being hunted by an array of ferocious creatures, gathering materials and crafting rudimentary tools and weaponry.
There's little doubt that a game of this pedigree has enough high quality content to merit the $15.99 price tag, but nevertheless, its surprise appearance has probably left a lot of iDevice owners thinking they might have to forego the Square Enix RPG goodness this time around. Well, that won't be true for one lucky iFanzine reader! Will it be you? Rev up that Twitter account of yours to find out!
In the wake of the recent devastating earthquake/tsunami in Japan, our good friends at iPhone Gamer UK and AppsJP have teamed up to launch a very special initiative that gives you the opportunity to make a charitable donation to one or more aid organizations and get an awesome iOS game like Double Dragon or Spirits in return.
It might not be that walkabout in Middle-earth you've always dreamed of, but Megara Entertainment's iOS adaptation of the nonlinear gamebook series "Fabled Lands" is still one of the better things to come along since sliced bread. Don't believe us? Then enter the drawing for Megara's massive giveaway for a chance to find out that we're right for free!
Having previously launched an iPad only version of ROBOT 99 to widespread acclaim, über-talented Taiwanese illustrator/award-winning web designer/first time iOS game developer Fu is back with a brand spanking new universal binery. And while, when played on a smaller screen, the multi-touch powered party aspect of this title does not really compute; overall, it remains a visually stunning and thoroughly addictive little time waster.
"It’s got everything an iOS gamer could ask for...without a doubt, Bug Heroes is the year’s first must-have release," is how we excitedly summed up Foursaken Media's smash-hit sophomore effort, shortly before honoring this genre-defying gem with our highest accolade, a fantastic 5 stars out of 5! Now, courtesy of the kind folks at Foursaken, iFanzine have 10 copies of this great game to give away to our readers!
The interview goodness continues! This time we digitally chatted with Orian Livnat, one of the many talented minds behind Liv Games' genre-defying hit, Legendary Wars. Without a doubt, the story behind this game development studio has to be one of the most heartwarming - and dare we say, "legendary"? - to spring out of the economic recession.
There's one question on the mind of everyone eagerly awaiting the release of Mission Europa right now: "Arrrgh, how long is this approval process going to take!?" Never fear, because Ryan Mitchell - the one-man army responsible for BansheeSoft's breakout title - has stopped by to regale us with stories about the game's development. Programmer, scripter, 3D modeler...is there anything this guy can't do!? Find out inside!
Dedalord Games debuted on the App Store with a stylish and eerily atmospheric sokoban puzzler that cast players as the deranged inmate of a dingy, blood-stained loony bin. And it doesn't look this indie outfit is lightening up any for their imminent sophomore effort. Described as a "gory game sprinkled with black humor", Falling Fred wastes no time in hurling the titular character down an elevator shaft...