‘follow.trail’ Review: Forge Your Own Path in This Unique Puzzler

follow.trail By: Grzegorz Pykacz Over the last few years, puzzle games have become one of my favorite genres to play on my iPhone. There's no shortage of truly wonderful puzzlers on iOS, and they're usually a great fit for the platform. But with so many releasing every day, it's easy to become skeptical whether any individual game will offer anything truly new or unique and feel worthy of my time. How many…

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‘Resynth’ Review

Resynth By: Polyphonic LP Pty Ltd Over the last few years, I've become a big fan of Sokoban puzzles, such as Go to Gold and A Good Snowman is Hard to Build. They involve pushing items around a board to their goals and are usually tricky but relaxing, harder on my brain than on my reflexes. They also involve a certain amount of trial and error, but can't really be brute forced.…

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‘FRAMED 2’ Review: A Proper Prequel

FRAMED 2 By: Loveshack Once in a while, a truly rare and unique game comes along that's not just a perfect fit for touchscreens, but makes you wonder why it hasn't been done before because it just seems simultaneously ingenious and obvious. Loveshack's 2014 puzzler, FRAMED, is one of those games. It had you swapping panels of a comic strip in order to change the outcome. It's definitely one of the most…

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Escape Game: “The Meddling Shogi Player”: A challenging, but ultimately satisfying room escape game.

Escape Game: "The Meddling Shogi Player" By: IDAC, CO., LTD. "The Meddling Shogi" is one of IDAC's more challenging games, and not because of bad game mechanics. The puzzles themselves are tough, but possible to figure out. If you need help, see my walkthrough. Gameplay: 4/5 "The Meddling Shogi Player" is a room escape game, with the usual controls. You flick around the room to explore your surroundings and look for objects.…

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Dark Meadow: Game Review: Is it more than just a re-skinned Infinity Blade?

Dark Meadow By Phosphor Games Studio, LLC [DKB url="https://bit.ly/BuyDarkMeadow" text="BuyNow" title="" type="" style="" color="black" width="" opennewwindow="" nofollow=""] Dark Meadow is a new atmospheric first-person iOS game that borrows some game mechanics from the highly successful Infinity Blade, while offering plenty to make it stand out on its own. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect from the latest mobile game to utilize the Unreal Engine 3. Gameplay 3.5/5 In Dark Meadow,…

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Cause of Death: Halloween Special: Dead Man Walking: Game Review: Make the wrong move and you just might get eaten by a zombie!

Cause of Death: Halloween Special: Dead Man Walking Part 1 By Electronic Arts On November 7th, EA added a free Halloween Special to their game Cause of Death, Dead Man Walking Part 1. It's a bit late for Halloween, but any time is good for a scary story! Brace yourself for another scary masked murderer and other monsters that lurk in the dark. Gameplay 3.5/5 This isn't so much of a game…

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Escape Game: “Snow White”: Not the fairy tale you’re used to.

Escape Game "Snow White" By IDAC CO., LTD. Click here for my walkthrough. IDAC is not new to the room escape genre, but this is one of their higher quality games. Gameplay 4/5 IDAC's Snow White features the usual room escape controls. You use arrows to navigate the small cottage, search for items and solve puzzles in order to escape. The controls are simple and intuitive. Story 3/5 While the game has…

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Escape Game: “A Cold and Deserted House”: Finally, IDAC gets it right!

AppNavi: Escape Game: "A Cold and Deserted House" By IDAC CO., LTD. Click here for my walkthrough. IDAC's latest room escape game, "A Cold and Deserted House," shows great improvement over their previous works. This was perhaps the first one that didn't give me hostile feelings towards my iPhone. Gameplay 4/5 Although the gameplay is similar to all of IDAC's escape games, this one has much better controls. There was only one…

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