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By Simon Burns On 21 Dec, 2011 At 03:34 PM | Categorized As Android, Reviews, Xperia Play | With 2 Comments

To give the game it’s full name, Spectral Souls – Resurrection of the Ethereal Empires, seems only fitting, as this could well, in terms of rich gameplay content, be one of the biggest games ever released for a smartphone platform. A tactical RPG, in the vein of titles like Final Fantasy Tactics, this Japanese game […]


By Simon Burns On 13 Dec, 2011 At 04:28 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Zookeeper has been one of the biggest puzzle hits of the last few years. Originally an online game, it was ported to the Nintendo DS and recently appeared on iPhone and iPad, and now finds its way into the hands of Android users, in the DX Touch Edition. The basic gameplay here is very similar […]


By Simon Burns On 9 Dec, 2011 At 05:13 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, News, Special Feature, Xperia Play | With 0 Comments

So, it is Christmas morning and you wake up to find that some kind soul has bought you a brand spanking new Android phone. The question is, what games should you spend your hard earned cash on?  Well, the Android Market has had a flood of games releases on it recently, with many iPhone games […]


By Simon Burns On 9 Dec, 2011 At 12:02 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 2 Comments

The legend that is Dizzy has returned. Yes, the egg-shaped hero from the days of computing yesteryear is back, bringing with him the ancient style of puzzle platforming long thought dead. So, it is an oldie, but is it still a goldie? Well that really depends upon your point of view, as while many retro […]


By Simon Burns On 30 Nov, 2011 At 03:59 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 2 Comments

World of Goo is the best game currently available on any tablet or smartphone anywhere. A bold statement, especially when you consider the many tens of thousands of games out at the moment, not just on Apple’s iOS platform, but also on Android, webOS and more. It’s also something that I wouldn’t say without good […]


By Simon Burns On 23 Nov, 2011 At 10:38 AM | Categorized As Android, iPad, News | With 2 Comments

Codemasters have let us know that they are reviving their classic franchise, Dizzy for Android and iPhone on December 9th. It has been many years since the classic egg-shaped hero was on our screens in many Spectrum, C64 and Amiga games. If you are either too young or unaware of Dizzy, the games were a […]


By Simon Burns On 22 Nov, 2011 At 11:49 PM | Categorized As Android, Xperia Play | With 0 Comments

Dead on Arrival, an Xperia Play exclusive, has landed in the Android Market. The exclusivity deal lasts a month, and the game is free, although supported by ads that are a little bit too intrusive for our liking. The title is based around the freemium model, so you can either slog through and unlock everything […]


By Simon Burns On 10 Nov, 2011 At 11:44 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 2 Comments

We reviewed the previous PES game, the 2011 edition way back in the early part of the year and really liked it, citing its gameplay on a touch screen as its best feature, good enough to forgive a lack of content and multiplayer options. So, you would hope that this 2012 release will simply add […]


By Simon Burns On 9 Nov, 2011 At 12:31 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews, Xperia Play | With 2 Comments

If there ever was a real test of how well the controls on the Xperia Play work, then R-Type has to be it. The difficulty of the game is legendary, and although the game has enemies that always follow a certain pattern, you still need lightening reflexes and total confidence in the controls to beat […]


By Simon Burns On 7 Nov, 2011 At 11:02 AM | Categorized As Android, Reviews, Xperia Play | With 1 Comment

There is one big elephant in the room regarding Order and Chaos Online. The elephants name is World of Warcraft, and Order and Chaos is Gamelofts attempt to recreate some of that MMO magic and shrink it to fit on a smartphone device. Do they succeed? For the most part, yes they do. It can […]


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