Do you enjoy having your intelligence insulted while simultaneously being bored by your games? Then, KLab Global has just the adventure for you. Lord of the Dragons copies a formula a myriad of other lifeless and rudimentary RPGs have already introduced to the iOS platform, yet it adds nothing new, exciting, or even remotely engaging.
- 6waves gets back to doing what it is they seem to do best, with yet one more freemium adventure landing on the App Store. Unfortunately, they've taken a game with solid gameplay design and oodles of great ideas and held it hostage within a grindy mechanism that sucks out most of the fun from the experience.
- In the fast pace of mobile gaming it seems developers believe all folks have time for is repetitive clicking. 6Waves once again trades originality for a quick-fix experience, but does this Kingdom of Heroes truly save the day or just waste it?
- Let it not be said I have no love for Atlus. They extended online play for Demon's Souls, and for that they shall forever hold a place dear in my heart. Unfortunately, their latest attempt to infiltrate the freemium arena has been less fruitful. BattleSpace talks the talk, but this uninspired social adventure simply isn't firing on all thrusters.
- While the console gaming scene has fast become the domain of blockbuster-style action romps, social gaming platforms have seen a renaissance of the strategy genre. Never one to miss the bandwagon, Electronic Arts (EA) has readied its flagship tactical franchise for the freemium market, and we're delighted to report that Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances wins another victory for fans of more methodical gameplay.
- When I heard Scarface was coming to iOS, I assumed the licensees were inspired by the success Rockstar has seen bringing over both Grand Theft Auto III and Max Payne to the platform. Unfortunately, this isn't a port of Radical Entertainment's The World is Yours; rather, it's a watered-down version of Mafia Wars 2 with a Scarface skin. The game offers cheap trappings galore, but this simply isn't an empire worth killing your friends over.
- Considering its proliferation of stationary shooters, it's no great leap for Glu to enter the hunting arena. iOS makes a great platform for the genre, and with Deer Hunter Reloaded the publisher makes a suitable marriage between social-gaming conventions and a trip to the virtual outback.
- Though it's been sad to see Rayman take a backseat over the years in his own franchise, the birth of the Rabbid games has been rich with rewards. Ubisoft has struck gold with their new brand of humor, and it's given these crazy creatures license to do just about anything they want in the world of gaming. Rabbids Invasion sees the critters now invading the social scene, and once again they make "crazy" hip and hilarious.