Mobile Games

Dr Mario or Dr Mario World – which is best?

In short: Dr Mario World. First, the original. Fortunately, Dr Mario is one of the NES games available with Nintendo Switch Online, and it’s on the NES Classic Mini, so it’s not hard to track down. But, along with what seems like all NES games apart from Kirby,...

How to get free Android apps without going on the rob

Piracy is rife on Android. Piracy is bad. But free is good. And you can have free Android apps without piracy. At a price. (Figuratively.) Here are two ways. Amazon Underground Amazon Underground launched in 2015, replacing Amazon’s daily free app offering. It’s an intriguing beast, offering apps...

Untethered – Review – after episode 1

Don’t feel self-conscious enough sat flailing around with a VR headset on? Untethered wants you to talk to it too. It’s quite a barrier to entry – as for that matter is the price, and the fact that it’s a Google Daydream exclusive. But it’s worth getting over...

Pok̩mon Go Рa mobile game, and all that it entails

Thanks to the ability to transfer critters via a link cable, and later infrared, the core Pokémon games have always had a social aspect. Try as Nintendo might, though, this idea hasn’t extended much further than school playgrounds due to the franchise’s demographic. It pains us to say...

Not a Slashy Souls review

Like all good gaming blogs, we try and plan content at least a week in advance. After hearing that Bandai-Namco launched the free Dark Souls inspired Slashy Souls on iOS and Android on Monday, we made a mental note to review it before this week is out. Turns...

Alphabear – not quite an obsession

For what looks at first glance like a simple word game with cute bears, Alphabear is surprisingly complex. They had me at cute bears though, especially as they’re reminiscent of the chaps from Triple Town – which is because the game is from the same chaps, Spry Fox....

Fat Princess: Piece of Cake – Review

It speaks volumes about how saturated the match-three puzzle genre is when even a hefty dose of RPG elements fails to bring anything resembling originality or innovation to a new release. Almost ten years ago games such as Gyromancer and Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords were mixing...

Spider-Man: Unlimited – Review

With Activison’s involvement of the Spider-Man license now limited to the increasingly poor movies, the rights to create games based on the Spidey comic books have found a new home at renowned mobile developer Gameloft. Fans should rejoice – a change of hands has done wonders for the...