‘IrisFall’ iOS Review: Shadow Play

Iris.Fall By: NExTStudios Light and shadow are common themes in puzzle games, and for good reason. They're visually interesting and can offer some innovative mechanics if done right. Iris.Fall, which originally released on other platforms in 2018, is the latest iOS game to take advantage of this. Though it doesn't always push itself to its full potential, the visuals are stunning and the puzzles were compelling enough to hold my interest through…

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Heaven’s Vault: Switch Impressions and Gameplay Video

Heaven's Vault By: inkle Heaven's Vault, the archaeological science fiction game from the interactive storytelling masters at inkle, was initially planned for release on iOS. But with no word about it in ages, I decided to play the Nintendo Switch version, the next best thing for me. It's actually the first game in some time now to get me to dust off my Switch and play more than an hour or two…

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Next Part of Puzzle Adventure ‘Circulous’ Aimed for November 11

Circulous By: Chain Reaction Games Back in August, Brayden Gogis of Chain Reaction Games released the first part of his mysterious puzzle adventure game, Circulous, set in the same world as The Company Game. I reviewed it and had only good things to say, with the caveat that it ends on a cliffhanger, since it's meant to be episodic. But, just as he came through with his content updates for his previous…

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GRIS: iOS First Impressions

GRIS By: Nomada Studio / Devolver Digital Ever since I first saw the trailer for Nomada Studio's gorgeous puzzle-platformer, GRIS, I've been hoping that it might come to iOS one day. I didn't really expect it to happen, but publisher Devolver Digital has been bringing some other great PC ports over, so I still had a little bit of hope. Well, it looks like my prayers were answered, as this absolutely stunning…

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What Remains of Edith Finch: Switch Review and Gameplay Videos

What Remains of Edith Finch By: Giant Sparrow / Annapurna Interactive Giant Sparrow's What Remains of Edith Finch released on PC and consoles back in 2017, and since then I'd been holding out, hoping it would one day come to mobile devices. Unfortunately, that day has not come, but the next-best thing happened -- it was ported over to the Nintendo Switch. As I personally don't have a great PC setup, the…

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‘The Gardens Between’ iOS Review: Time is the Essence

The Gardens Between By: The Voxel Agents Once in a while, a game comes along that's the complete package and every little detail shows that it's a work of love. The Gardens Between, by The Voxel Agents, is one such game, combining stunning visuals, clever puzzle mechanics, a moving story, and even a haunting soundtrack all into one breathtaking experience that can be described as nothing less than magical. Though it's been…

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‘Tick Tock: A Tale for Two’ Review – Prime Time

Tick Tock: A Tale for Two By: Other Tales Interactive None of my local friends are really into playing video games, so my gaming experiences are usually private -- if you don't count the fact that I record and upload them to YouTube. While I enjoyed Runescape and some lesser-known massive multiplayer games as a kid, these days I prefer to just chill on my couch with my iPad in my lap,…

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Thickety Creek: Walkthrough Guide

Thickety Creek By: Fire Maple Games, LLC Fire Maple Games just surprised us all with a new Android and iOS point-and-click adventure called Thickety Creek! In this walkthrough guide, you'll be able to find hints, tips, tricks, answers and solutions if you get stuck. Feel free to ask for extra help in the comments section. Walkthrough: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 | 1. You start at…

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