‘Flower’ iOS Review: A Source of Inspiration

Flower By: Annapurna Interactive (thatgamecompany) I never owned any PlayStation consoles, so even though thatgamecompany's relaxing Flower released back in 2009, I didn't get to play it until it arrived on iOS this week, eight years later. I wasn't really sure what to expect, as I haven't played anything by thatgamecompany, even their most popular, Journey. I was a little concerned about the tilt control scheme, as I usually avoid games with…

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‘Kensho’ Review: A Gorgeous Puzzler That’s Missing a Little Something

Kenshō By: FIFTYTWO What first attracted me to FIFTYTWO's new puzzle game, Kenshō, were the gorgeous animations and lovey music in the App Store trailer video. I'm happy to say that that the game delivers every bit on both accounts. But what's hard to tell from that video is what that gameplay would be like, and that's unfortunately where the game falters a bit. In Kenshō, you're following the story of a…

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The Witness: iOS First Impressions and Gameplay Videos

The Witness By: Thekla, inc. (Jonathan Blow) See my review for The Witness here. I'd been looking forward to playing Jonathan Blow's puzzle adventure, The Witness, for quite some time now. I don't enjoy playing games on my PC, so I waited patiently for it to arrive on iOS. Well, that day arrived this week and it's been a bit of a rollercoaster ride. In more ways than one. The game has…

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‘Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story’ Review: A Worthy Sequel

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story By: Plug In Digital (Accidental Queens) Accidental Queens' A Normal Lost Phone was unique not just because it's one of a rare few games that mimic an entire smartphone, but because of the sensitive topic it explores. Without giving too much away, I will say that it was about teenagers and finding one's way in life, where one can be themselves and comfortable in their skin. It…

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Unlocking the PowerJob Messenger in ‘Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story’ – Walkthrough Guide

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story By: Plug In Digital (Accidental Queens) See my review for Another Lost Phone here. When you try try to access the PowerJob Messenger app in Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story, you're shown three portraits and have to identify each of them using the information found on the phone. But each time is different and if you mess up you'll be given three new faces. So I'm going…

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Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story: Walkthrough Guide and Passwords

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story By: Plug In Digital (Accidental Queens) This is a complete walkthrough guide with help, hints, tips, tricks, solutions and answers for the iOS, Android and PC text messaging game, Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story, by Accidental Queens. See my review for Another Lost Phone here. Walkthrough: Note: This guide is simply meant to help you progress through the game. I'm giving you the solutions to each puzzle,…

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Thimbleweed Park: Touch Controls Guide and Tips

Thimbleweed Park By: Terrible Toybox (Ron Gilbert) This is just a short guide to help those playing the mobile version of Thimbleweed Park find the shortcuts to make the game more user-friendly. Some of these options are not so obvious at first, so they're easy to miss. I missed them myself during my first hour or so playing. So first off, you can read the helpful tips in the settings. You're shown…

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Thimbleweed Park is Out Now on iOS and Has Won Me Over

Thimbleweed Park By: Terrible Toybox (Ron Gilbert) I'm not going to mince words. When I first heard about and saw screenshots of Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park, I had some excitement mixed with dread. Dread that it would mimic old retro games to a point that wouldn't be enjoyable for me. I'm very sensitive about games wasting my time, and a list of action verbs on the screen was not that appealing to…

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