Thomas Hellier

Unstoppabot Launches Today, Never Stops

Unstoppabot would probably be served better if it were called Dontstoppabot and the developers at SeeThrough Studios would be the first to admit that. This new Aussie born-and-bred iOS game is jam packed with personality… and robots. Out today, Unstoppabot is part infinite runner, part logic puzzler and all around ridiculous. Aiming to avoid throngs of traps as well as the clock, this game i...

Cling! Brings Physics and Tentacles to iOS

A game based on toys may not sound unique but the interesting thing about ‘Cling!’ is that it’s based on the mechanics of a toy. After watching those sticky plastic toys that would climb down your wall, the developers at First5 Games knew how they wanted their game to feel. So how does it work, surely we’re not flinging Gack-like blobs onto stuff and giggling as it clumsily...

Total War Shogun 2 Gold Edition Available Now

‘Total War Shogun 2’ has been adored by critics and fans alike and for good reason. The game itself won a BAFTA and it’s expansion, ‘Fall of the Samurai,’ was nominated for one as well. It should come as no surprise that the game is being given a Gold Edition. This Gold edition includes the main game, expansions ‘Rise of the Samurai’ and the aforementioned...

The SimCity Saga Pays Off With Free Games

It’s been a hell of a weekend for all those wannabe urban planners who have been subjected to SimCity’s DRM failures. The first release from the SimCity franchise since ‘SimCity 4’ in 2003 has been plagued by inadequate server space leaving vast swathes of players getting error messages since the day it came out. Lucy Bradshaw, the General Manager of the Maxis label put out...

Images Released for Upcoming ‘Dogs of War Online’ Game

Quickly doing the rounds in preparation for this article of my table top gamer friends brought tears of joy at the news of an imminent free-to-play ‘Dogs of War’ video game. The ‘Confrontation’ universe was a fan favourite due to their amazing models and its intuitive yet deep game play mechanic. This game is far more true to the table top form than the previous video game ...

Angry Birds Trilogy Gets More DLC

The Angry Birds have invaded every aspect of gaming and even the console version is being expanded.  Angry Birds Trilogy has been on our consoles for a while so it only makes sense that it’d eventually have DLC like many other games on the platform. Angry Birds fans can now access the ‘Fowl Tempered Pack’ via download on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace and the PlayStation Network. 135 ...

Samurai vs. Zombies Defense 2 Out This Week

The hoard approaches again as Glu prepares to launch Samurai vs Zombies Defense 2 this week. An exact date is yet to be announced but this productivity crushing series is returning with a suite of new goodies for players to tap away at. Samurai vs Zombies Defense 2 brings back the core wave based mechanic with plenty of addictive upgrades. Introducing Kunoichi Assassin and Armoured Ronin to the mi...

Brazilian Ministry of Defence Tweets Highscore

We all probably appreciate how good playing iOS games are for blowing off stream after a stressful day of work. Apparently whoever is in control of the twitter account for the Brazilian Ministry of Defence does too. It must be a tough gig, being the social media nerd surrounded by guys who blow away rebels in the jungle on a daily basis. Hilarity has ensued throughout Brazil. It is now one of the ...

EVE Online, Katamari and More Enter the Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art, better known around the world as MoMA, has acquired 14 video games to include in its ‘Applied Design’ Exhibition opening on the 2nd of March. ‘Applied Design’ focuses on the how design can be used in problem solving, whether the problem is found in the real world or constructed by the designer for the purpose of creating meaning. Sitting along desi...

OUYA Blog Gives Release Date, Info Galore

If you helped fund the OUYA Kickstarter then you’ll be excited to know that shipping for the indie console starts on March 28. Those who didn’t can still get on board but you’ll have to wait until June, which isn’t all that long. Some pretty great teams are being assembled to make OUYA exclusives and/or launch titles. Valve’s Kim Swift, whose work on Portal and Left 4...

Games Workshop Co-Founder Joins Playdemic as Chairman

Ever play a social game and think to yourself  ‘you know what this game is missing? Several books of deep lore.’ Well, your day has come. Ian Livingstone, a Commander of the British Order, has been appointed chairman of Playdemic. He is also the President of Eidos and under his chairmanship of Eidos we saw the release of iconic titles such as ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider’ and &...

Deep Silver Drops Tons of Details on Sacred Citadel

The makers of Sacred Citadel, a side scrolling addition to the Sacred universe, have given a detailed explanation of what fans can expect in the game. The game’s publisher, Deep Silver, has given us a look at how they intend to merge the RPG elements of the core franchise into a side scrolling slasher. A smooth ‘drop in/drop out’ multiplayer mechanic will allow up to 3 players to...

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