Today we look at god-destroying Babel Rising 3D by Ubisoft, Com2uS’ sling-shotting Swing Shot, and Nibble Jump, a physics platformer featuring a rabbit.
Today Omaha reviews the iOS games Chocohero by Com2uS and Skillz: The DJ Game by Playpen Studios.
UPDATE: we received more info about that Battle Nations combat question. Read below for more info.
Today, we look at battle game Battle Nations by Z2Live, the Com2uS baseball sequel Homerun Battle 2, and Bulkypix’s RPM: Gymkhana Racing.
Today Omaha reviews the iPhone games UltraDeep by Viquasoft and Rig Fire by Golden Helicopter, and the iPad game Tower Defense: Lost Earth HD by Com2uS.
Today we look at Atari’s modernized classic Asteroids: Gunner; Chocohero, Com2uS’ latest wacky game; and Wizardry comes back to the States with Wizardry: Labyrinth of Souls.
With so many Angry Bird clones, it’s nice to see a game in the same genre take a new turn. Enter Sprinkle by Mediocre Games. Inhabitants of Titan are burning, and need you to man a water canon to put out the fires. Realistic water physics and clever puzzles make for some intriguing gameplay with this little puzzler. You can pick the game up for $0.99 on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, and get 22 levels of play. Unlock more levels for $0.99 or by earning enough points on each level on the previous world.
Com2uS has decided to go the way of the Tamagotchi, and released MiniGame Paradise. Play with 35 different cartoon animals in over 70 mini-games with one-touch control schemes. Games range from puzzle to arcade style games, and features include clothes for your characters and decorations for their houses. MiniGame Paradise is $2.99 for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, and includes some in-app purchases as well.
Lastly, Nevosoft has released Landgrabbers, a real-time medieval strategy game for the iPad and claims to be recognized as the Best Casual Game of the Year at the 2011 Russian Game Developers Conference. The game features 36 levels in four locations and is free. However, the game page also states that the full version can be purchased for $4.99, implying that the free version is really just a short demo.
UPDATE: PopCap Games sent me a note that their update has been delayed till mid-June. Ah well, so many zombies to take care of anyway…
Com2uS has released what they call the “definitive tower defense game”…Tower Defense: Lost Earth. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, Lost Earth has players journeying to the future with the last expedition from earth as they battle to gather resources and defend humanity on a hostile alien planet with endless waves of enemies. With over 40 campaigns, 6 challenge maps, and 5 world maps encompassing mountain ranges, ice lands, lava terrain and more, Tower Defense: Lost Earth includes 4 game play modes, 10 types of enemies, 4 weapons and up to 9 tower types, with many more in DLC upgrades coming soon. Tower Defense: Lost Earth is available for $2.99 for iPhone/iPod Touch and $4.99 for the iPad.
PopCap Games has announced a major update that will happen in mid-June to its immensely popular game Plants vs Zombies for iPhone and iPod Touch. The flower defense game pitting zombies against the powerful vegetation features additional content, mini-games, and achievements. Included in the update is the Zen Garden to the mix, wherein you can now raise your own plants for coinage. More updates are promised for later in the year, but as always these are all free.
Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup has also received an update. The free-to-play racing title is based on the motorcycle racing career of all-time champion Ricky Carmichael, and includes a full motocross racing experience complete with GameCenter-supported online play and voice chat, graphics with full retina support, and tons of customizations for your bike and ride. The update adds in retuned pricing schemes, unlimited gas for unlimited racing, and many player requested fixes. You can dowload the update through the iTunes App Store.
Com2uS is releasing the third in their Inotia series today…Inotia 3: Children of Carnia for iPhone. This episode follows the story of two children who are coming of age. Com2uS is promising a story of epic proportions that includes traveling back and forth in time. The game retains the same party system from previous episodes, and boasts 230 quests. The game is scheduled for release later today, priced at $4.99.
What do you get when you combine the biggest fashion of the gaming world with the biggest fear of Americana? Why, Terrorist Zombies, of course! Released this week by Appular, this post-apocalyptic third-person shooter for iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad puts the players in a war-ravaged future where terrorists use a new type of weapon…humans turned into zombies by injected neurotoxin. Strap ‘em wit a bomb, and their good to go. You are the last Marine responsible for defending the area from total zombie/terrorist domination. The game includes a variety of weapons to destroy the zombies with, and random powerups help add to the fun. Available now in the App Store for the iPhone/iPod Touch for $0.99, or iPad for $1.99.
Our friends at Com2uS are in the holiday mood. So they’ve announced some free updates to both Homerun Battle 3D and Slice It! that bring out the festivities. Santa Clause has been invited to pitch for the homerun derby matchups and he’ll be mixing gift boxes with his fast balls, curve balls and sliders. Each gift box slammed over the fence will result in-game prizes, from goldballs to baseball equipment that increases player stats. Slice It! includes 20 new stages, Christmas themed BGMs and graphics, and unlockable bonus stages. Homerun Battle 3D’s update will happen at midnight tonight, but the Slice It! update is out now.
Appular has announced their fourth title…Exclusion Zone: Anti-Air Warfare for iPhone and iPod Touch. A top-down air warfare game, you direct your weaponry to incoming fliers via touchscreen. Environments include land and sea, and the developer claims to have integrated militaristic defense concepts within the game based on past experience with war simulations. They have also guaranteed monthly updates to maps and weapons. Exclusion Zone: AAW is available on the App Store for $0.99.
G5 Games hidden object sequel, The Mystery of the Crystal Portal 2: Beyond the Horizon HD, has been released. Mystery of the Crystal Portal 2 follows Nicole as she continues the search for her archeologist father. Originally slated for release on December 2, the game has hit the App Store today for $6.99.