Castlevania: Symphony of the Night – iPhone and iPad Gameplay and Impressions

Castlevania: SotN By: Konami Full disclosure here. I don't have much experience with the Castlevania series, and no nostalgia for it. The only game I've played was Circle of the Moon on my Game Boy Advance, and I didn't get very far. But Symphony of the Night (SotN) just released on iOS and Android for a measly $2.99, so I decided to give it a try. If you prefer to hear from…

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Book of Demons: Tablet Edition – Gameplay Videos

Book of Demons: Tablet Edition By: Thing Trunk Thing Trunk's Book of Demons is a hack-n-slash dungeon crawler that originated on PC but was recently ported over to iPad. It feels great on touchscreens and does an impressive job at keeping things tense without making them ridiculously hard, at least on the Normal difficulty mode. I've been enjoying it a lot and decided to compile all my gameplay videos in one place.…

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Stranger Things 3: The Game – Walkthrough Guide

Stranger Things 3: The Game By: BonusXP Stranger Things 3: The Game is the official game of the Netflix series that follows the third season. If you haven't seen the show yet, this will spoil it, so I recommend watching it first. There's a lot of puzzles in the game, as well as hidden items like gnomes. So this walkthrough guide will help you if you get stuck. It's a work in…

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‘Barbearian’ Review: Me and THIS Army

Barbearian By: Kimmo Lahtinen (GIMBLLL) Someone out there might remember that last year, I played The Witness for months and then finally reviewed it right before the year ended. Well, it looks like GIMBLLL's hectic hack-n-slash, Barbearian, is this year's The Witness. I loved it from the very start, with its fast-paced mayhem and charming hand-drawn art style. But every time I'd get stuck on a boss, I'd take a break for…

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Grimvalor: Walkthrough Guide, Tips and Tricks

Grimvalor By: Direlight I confess I'm not the most skilled player when it comes to these hardcore hack-n-slash platformers. But I figured I'd save people the same aggravation I experienced in case anyone out there is having trouble like I was. So while I won't be making a complete video walkthrough for Grimvalor, I will offer tips and tricks that I think are useful. Controls: - Grimvalor uses on-screen buttons, which can…

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Barbearian: Walkthrough Guide, Tips and Tricks

Barbearian By: Kimmo Lahtinen (GIMBLLL) I've had GIMBLLL's massive hack-n-slack, Barbearian, for a couple of weeks now and have been loving it, even though my thumb hurts from the frantic and hectic gameplay. Last week, I wrote a bit about how the game's accessibility options make it easier for players of all skill levels to complete the game. I haven't made the game easier for myself, but do appreciate those options being…

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‘Barbearian’ is a Challenging Hack-n-Slash That Wants Anyone to Be Able to Play

Barbearian By: Kimmo Lahtinen (GIMBLLL) If you frequent this site, you probably know that I'm a big puzzle and adventure fan. I usually like to relax with my games and not get too stressed out. But I also enjoy a good hack-n-slash from time to time, and used to adore the old Gameloft Dungeon Hunter series before they went free-to-play. The upcoming Bardbearian, by GIMBLLL, promises fast-paced action "with massive battles in…

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Prune, Transistor and Some Other Excellent iOS Games Are Currently On Sale

I'm sure at least some of these must be part of some Apple promotion, but whatever the reason, a whole bunch of great iPhone and iPad games just went on sale. I have reviews of most of them, which I'll link to if you still need help deciding whether to buy. First off, Season One of Star Billions by Catch & Release is currently FREE to celebrate the release of Season Two.…

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