Mecho Wars Developer announces his next game: SteamPirates

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  I really enjoyed Mecho Wars, a popular turn based strategy game on the iPhone, so I was espesially excited to hear the same developer is working on a new RPG called Space Pirates.

  Luc Bernard, the developer behind Mecho Wars and self aclaimed pug enthusiast announced the details on Touch Arcade. Link to Article

  I certainly look forward to hearing more about this title, and I will keep you all posted as more details are available. – Robert

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Published in: on September 23, 2009 at 3:23 am  Leave a Comment  

The weekend starts now for iPhone gamers with a ton a great new releases

 Apple’s approval team must have been very busy last might as there are quite a few great new games available today. Here are a few notable titles worth checking out:

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Hybrid: Eternal Whisper from Gamevil Inc. A high energy action title with RPG elements – $5.99

 

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  Super Shock Football from Chillingo. A very unique football game based on a remnent of the past – $1.99

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 Robocalypse from Mobile Mayhem. An RTS brought over from the DS with online multiplayer – $4.99

 

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 Unify from Zach Gage. A stylized block drop puzzler. – $0.99

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 iBlast Moki from Godzilab. I very neat physics puzzler with a level editor for sharing your own levels online – $1.99

 

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Published in: on September 18, 2009 at 4:03 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Gamevil’s new release Hybrid: Eternal Whisper is out now!

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Fans of the popular iPhone RPG Zenonia will be happy find find Hybrid is now available on the app store. Hybrid is quite a bit different then Zenonia, but is still a title for the more hardcore gamer. The gameplay is more similar to Ninja Gaiden or Devil May Cry then Zelda.

   We are preparing a review for Hybrid now, and will have it up for you as soon as possible. The game has a TON of content so it is taking some time to get through before we can staart writing up the final review. One interesting little tidbit I’ll share is that this time Gamevil has implemented online leaderboards for thier game.  Hybrid is available for $5.99 

Published in: on September 18, 2009 at 2:02 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Dungeon Hunter by Gameloft Available now

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  Dungeon Hunter, Gameloft’s version of Diablo is available on the iPhone today for $6.99. Here is a trailer recently released for the game:

 Fans of Diablo and action RPG’s should should check this title out.

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Published in: on September 17, 2009 at 5:12 pm  Leave a Comment  
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I Dig It Sequel coming this Holiday Season!

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   The fine people at Touch Arcade ran into InMotion Software at GDC Austin and got some great information on InMotions next game: I Dig It Expeditions. Here is a link to thier full article with details on the sequel: http://tinyurl.com/diggins

 It looks like the sequel, due out this holiday saeson will feature multiple levels in various exotic locations around the world. With a recent update, I Dig It now features 2 different locdations, but it appears the sequel will have quite a bit more content. There also appear to be new power-ups in the works as well. Personally, I’m most interested in all those new diggins they must be adding….mmmmm diggins…..

 What? Oh sorry I got distracted…. Anyways check out the full article on Touch Arcade at the link above for more details. Hopefully we can get some additional details from InMotion for you soon!

Published in: on September 17, 2009 at 4:04 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Upcoming geoDefense Update to include Openfeint and 4 new levels!

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More good news on the geoDefense front following the recent release of Swarm. The developer just submitted update 1.3 for the original geoDefense which will include OpenFeint, and 4 new levels. My guess is the new levels will be quite challenging for all you geodefense veterans out there. Keep a look out for this one soon!

Published in: on September 16, 2009 at 5:27 pm  Leave a Comment  

After a long wait for fans, geoDefense Swarm Dev says it’s approved!

                                                                                                
The Developer for the long awaited geoDefense Swarm, reported this afternoon that the app has been approved and should appear on the app store soon. Apparently it takes some time for the app to actually appear on the servers after approval.
Bottom line, soon the wait will be over for the huge group of geoDefense fans that have eagerly anticipated the next title in the geoDefense family.

Published in: on September 14, 2009 at 8:34 pm  Comments (1)  
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The Current Gamer Breaking News: Mediatonics new iPhone game get the info here first!

MediaTonic the developers of the iphone cult classic MustEatBirds has been hinting at a new iPhone game for some time now. They plan to announce the game next week. We took a close look at thier clues, and did some digging on thier website and think we know exactly what they will be announcing….

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This screenshot was released as one of the clues to Mediatonics next game. Here is another clue they released:

This one has the MediaTonic Logo on top of what looks like a yellow ball of some sort, next to smaller white ball. hmmm…. Here is a pic from a wiki article about lawn bowling:

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After doing some digging on the MediaTonic websites we came across this little pic:

The pic is named Extreme Lawn Bowls…. It also just so happens that domain extremelawnbowling.com was bought on August 15th by none other than MediaTonic!

What is lawn bowling? Wiki: “Bowls is a sport in which the goal is to roll slightly asymmetric balls, called bowls, closest to a smaller—normally white—bowl called the “jack” or “kitty”. Bowls, either flat- or crown-green, is usually played outdoors, on grass and synthetic surfaces. Flat-green bowls can also be played indoors on synthetic surfaces. Both variants are collectively known as “lawn bowls”.”

So our prediction is that next week Mediatonic will be announcing Extreme Lawn Bowling for the iPhone. We will have additional details as they are available.

Published in: on September 10, 2009 at 4:44 pm  Comments (2)  
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GTA Chinatown Wars coming to iPhone


PC and console giants Rockstar games announced that they plan to bring GTA Chinatown Wars to the iPhone.
Chinatown Wars was created from the ground up for the Nintendo DS and made clever use of the DS touch screen. The title also featured an art style and camera angle that felt like a throwback of the early GTA games.
Gameloft’s 3D open world GTA clone, Gangstar has not been out long and we have seen a handfull of other clones such as Car Jack Streets. It appears they will have some very tough competition this Fall.

Published in: on September 2, 2009 at 3:27 pm  Leave a Comment  
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On The Radar: Plushed

One game to look out for in the near future is developer Blacksmith Games first planned iPhone release, Plushed. Plushed appears to be a 2D platformer with a unique hand drawn art style. Blacksmith Games has just released the first video for the game:

Based on the video, the unique hand drawn art style is consistent with screenshots that have been released earlier. The animations appear to be very smooth, and look great. For those not familiar, Plushed is a new take on the classic “save the princess” formula. Instead of a prince, the hero of the story is the Princess’ plush bunny.

The game is being built from the ground up for the iPhone, and the developer promises several unique gameplay elements that will take advantage of the iPhones touch screen and built in accelerometer. The developers are aiming for a September/October 09′ release currently, and we at The Current Gamer are certainly looking forward to seeing the finished product.

Published in: on August 29, 2009 at 10:38 am  Leave a Comment