‘The First Tree’ iOS Review: A Fox Tale

The First Tree By: David Wehle David Wehle's The First Tree has been on my radar ever since it was first announced. The environments looked gorgeous and inviting, and who doesn't want to play as a fox? I'm generally a fan of combat-free exploratory games, so it seemed right up my alley. Of course I was thrilled when I learned it was coming to mobile devices and I could finally be a…

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‘Lamplight City mobile’ Review: Stop and Smell the Lilies

Lamplight City mobile By: Grundislav Games / Application Systems As a mobile gamer, there are many times where I have to wait in order to properly enjoy a game I want to play. I'm usually willing to suffer through on my PC for a short game that's only a couple of hours long. But I'm more likely to abandon lengthier games and just hope they make it over to iOS one day.…

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‘All of You’ Review: Mother Clucker

All of You By: Alike Studio All of You, from Alike Studio, is the latest in their "You" series of puzzle adventure games. Their previous one, Bring You Home, is one of my absolute favorite games, and I always recommend it to people when they ask for something kid-friendly. It's similar to FRAMED, in that you manipulate the scene by swapping panels instead of directly controlling your character. It's playful, accessible to…

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‘Samorost 2’ iOS Review: More Amanita Magic Makes Its Way to Mobile

Samorost 2: 15th Anniversary Enhanced Edition By: Amanita Design Samorost 3 is one of my favorite games ever, but since I'm not a fan of playing on my PC these days, I never got to enjoy the first two games. I still haven't played the first, but thanks to a surprise release on its fifteenth anniversary, I finally got to experience Samorost 2 on my iPad. It's a short game that shouldn't…

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‘South of the Circle’ Review: Snow Daze

South of the Circle By: State of Play Games Apple Arcade has been a treasure trove of short, memorable, narrative-focused games, and the latest to fall into that category is State of Play's South of the Circle. It takes place during the Cold War and features some of the best storytelling I've seen in a game in a long time. It's probably closer to an interactive movie than a game, especially with…

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‘FAR: Lone Sails’ iOS Review – Solitary Consignment

FAR: Lone Sails By: Okomotive / Mixtvision I try not to pay too close attention to games released on other platforms than iOS, because I don't want to accidentally spoil myself in case they ever make it over. That worked out really well for me with FAR: Lone Sails, as I hadn't even heard of it before its mobile port was announced. And while I was confused when I first started playing,…

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‘unmemory’ Review: Smitten With the Killer Kittens

unmemory By: Plug In Digital / Patrones y Escondites I was late to the party with Simogo's Device 6, but could see right away why so many sang its praises. The blend of text and puzzles combined with a compelling story and brilliant use of iOS features made it an instant classic. And while there have been many text-based games since that either mimic a smartphone or add interactivity to text adventures…

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‘HoloVista’ Review: Enjoy Your Visit

HoloVista By: Aconite I don’t know how many of you will remember, but my first ever review on this site was for a room escape game called Atmosfear. It was a short demo that never got expanded on, sadly, but I loved the whole idea. I’m not a big fan of the augmented reality (AR) technology that Apple introduced fairly recently and that many developers have been trying to take advantage of.…

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