‘Avo!’ Review: ‘Cado This World

Avo! By: Playdeo Full motion video (FMV) games and interactive television really do seem to be getting popular, what with Netflix's Bandersnatch bringing it mainstream. Just last week, I reviewed The Shapeshifting Detective, the latest murder mystery to get ported over to iOS. Now we have one geared at kids, and it's about a sentient avocado that you can control. I'm a fully grown adult without any children and I had a…

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‘The Shapeshifting Detective’ Review: The Truth is Out There

The Shapeshifting Detective By: Wales Interactive Ltd. I didn't realize how enjoyable full motion video (FMV) games could be until I played Contradiction on my iPad, and later Her Story. Though very different games, they both use live footage to make you feel like you're part of the story or playing an interactive movie. FMV seems especially popular with murder mysteries, and that's also true of the latest one to make it…

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FMV Game ‘The Shapeshifting Detective’ Coming to iOS February 20th, Preview Inside

The Shapeshifting Detective By: Wales Interactive Ltd. Full Motion Video (FMV) games have been making quite the comeback over the last few years, with Her Story proving that the medium has a lot to offer. Contradiction provided a slightly cheesier experience, but one with also more active sleuthing. They both managed to make me hungry for more FMV games, but not all of them have been ported to iOS. Luckily, The Shapeshifting…

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‘Zero/Sum’ Review: Unskippable Cutscenes + Infrequent Save Points + Meaningless Progression = Zero

Zero/Sum By: Sean Kearney  The pitch for Sean Kearney's game, Zero/Sum, is that it's a math puzzle game combined with the cheesy storyline of an 80's B-movie, complete with live acting and absurdity. I confess, I wasn't all that excited about the math, but I love a good cheesy movie, and it was hard to pass up on the opportunity to cure cancer with puzzles. It turns out, the game delivers…

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Zero/Sum: Walkthrough Guide and Solutions Chapter 4

Zero/Sum By: Sean Kearney  This is a complete step-by-step walkthrough guide with hints, tips, tricks, answers and solutions for the iOS and Android puzzle game, Zero/Sum, by Sean Kearney. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section. See my Zero/Sum review. Walkthrough: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 Chapter 4, Timed…

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Zero/Sum: Walkthrough Guide and Solutions

Zero/Sum By: Sean Kearney  This is a complete step-by-step walkthrough guide with hints, tips, tricks, answers and solutions for the iOS and Android puzzle game, Zero/Sum, by Sean Kearney. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section. See my Zero/Sum review. Walkthrough: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 Chapter 1, Tutorial:…

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Play NYC Highlights: ‘Unavowed,’ ‘Linelight,’ ‘Otis,’ and More

Yesterday, I decided last-minute to check out the first ever Play NYC convention in New York. While most games were for PC or console, I did find some mobile games and their developers, as well as some games that could potentially come to mobile in the future. I'm not going to talk about everything I saw, but I did want to discuss some highlights. First off, I got to play the demo…

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My Week Unwrapped: July 16, 2017 – Calculator The Game, Knights Fall, Causality, Shape Garden, The Lion’s Song, Telling Lies and More

Hi everyone! I'm back with My Week Unwrapped and I want to do something just a little bit different this time. There have been a lot of great sales lately and I often tweet them out but don't always mention them on here. I don't want to make a new post for every sale, so what I'm going to try is putting the noteworthy sales at the bottom of these posts. Make…

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