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By Simon Burns On 21 Apr, 2016 At 10:33 AM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

There are so many endless runners available for mobile now, that fans of the genre could be forgiven for being overwhelmed by the sheer scale of choice on offer. Just about every major cartoon and kid’s franchise character has a running game, and many people find it difficult to look past games that include their […]

By Simon Burns On 6 Aug, 2015 At 03:20 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments

There has been a deluge of strategy games on Android in the last couple of years. The problem is, most of them are simple clones of Clash of Clans and are not true strategic games, with very limited control over units offered and social elements that, while good, never give you enough true communication. Invasion: […]

By Simon Burns On 25 May, 2015 At 01:17 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPad, iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Epic Bug War, available for iPad through the Apple iTunes App Store, is an interesting mix of action and strategy which, while not quite getting the balance perfectly right, is a decent game with a unique feel and plenty to like. The game uses a classic isometric viewpoint to display the action, which is always […]

By Simon Burns On 18 Jul, 2012 At 09:20 PM | Categorized As Featured, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Great Big War game is a sequel to Great Little War game, a turn based strategy game that turned a few heads upon its original release because of its combination of cute graphics and deep play mechanics. I liked Great Little War Game, but I wasn’t as enthusiastic about it as others were, as while […]

By Simon Burns On 19 Apr, 2012 At 11:52 AM | Categorized As Featured, Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

The Total War games are some of the most highly respected strategy titles in gaming, and now they finally find their way to iPhone and iPad in this latest release, Total War Battles. However, they may not be in the form you could have been expecting. I had secretly hoped for a super ambitious ‘proper’ […]

By Simon Burns On 23 Feb, 2012 At 12:14 PM | Categorized As Featured, Featured Reviews, iPad, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Final Fantasy Tactics finally makes an appearance on the iPad, nearly five months after it launched on iPhone, where it was welcomed with loving arms although criticised for having far too many bugs and problems. Many of those problems have since been fixed with updates, so hopefully this iPad edition will not only come with […]

By Simon Burns On 29 Dec, 2011 At 06:21 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

War on Terror is the iOS version of TerrorBull Games’ satirical boardgame of the same name. It has been said that the two topics of conversation you should always avoid at a dinner party are politics and religion, so it’s no surprise that (whether handled satirically or not) that by its very nature, War on […]

By Simon Burns On 3 Oct, 2011 At 05:23 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 0 Comments

There are a lot of options for the budding army commander in the Android Market. The problem is that most of the options are of the tower defence variety, but there are a few genuine RTS games available. Indeed, there are even several entrants in the Art of War series up for purchase at the […]

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