Jessica Barabas-Bui

BRB, playing games.

1112 Episode 3 Released Today

Today marked the release of the highly anticipated third episode of the stunning adventure game 1112 onto iTunes. 1112 is a popular, exquisite game that has its own following and rightly so, 1112 has the storyline, soundtrack and rich visual feel of a PC game. Agharta Studio has followed up the previous two chapters with a longer, darker, broader world with just the right amount of crazy to keep t...

Need for Speed World New Trailer Released

A new trailer for Need for Speed World was released at Gamescom and they seem to have pulled out all the stops. The trailer shows off the sexy curves and turns of a Porsche 911 GT3 RS and a Lambourghini Murcielago LP 640 racing through the streets of Rockport. Its less about giving you information about the game and more about getting your pulse racing, which it damn well does. Still, they manage ...

Surviving High School goes High Def for the iPad

High school is one of the most dramatic times of your life so it was only a matter of time until a game based around that drama was made. EA mobile have released Surviving High School HD on the iPad based on that concept. I’m sure a fair few of us would have enjoyed high school a lot more if we’d had the control over events then that you can have in this game; you can choose your place in the high...

The Third Episode of the Stunning 1112 Due for Release

Agharta Studio has announced that the highly anticipated third episode of the hit game 1112 will be released on the 23rd of August. The point-and-click sequel will be available on the iPhone, iPad and Mac as before and will no doubt hit iTunes by storm when it becomes available considering how popular and well developed the previous two episodes were. Episode three brags a longer story line, more ...

The Sims 3 Ambitions Review

The Sims 3 Ambitions Developer: Electronic Arts Publisher: Electronic Arts Genre: Simulation Platform: iPhone (reviewed), iPad Release: 26 September 2010 Price: $4.99 (Buy Now) Overview Ever since the Sims first came out and started stealing away days at a time of my childhood I’ve always had a soft spot for the game. I don’t know if it was the whole playing God thing, or maybe that I was just a c...

Crime City blows up on iOS

Five days after Crime City’s release on iOS it has been announced that it has topped the Free Apps Chart and ranked in the Top 10 Grossing Apps Chart. How does one manage to be a free app and yet also be the highest grossing app? Well, like its original Facebook version it actually charges players for in game content such as gold or cash that can be sued by the player to buy new and shiny things. ...

Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed Review

  Name: Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed Developer: Electronic Arts Publisher: Electronic Arts Genre: Racing Platform: iPhone/iPad Release: 4 August 2011 Price: $5.49 AU – $4.99 – US Overview Racing games do not have the best history on iOS due to inferior graphics, controls and gameplay. Personally, I have always found the controls an effort to get a good hold of – each applica...

Championship Jockey Puts up Some Tutorials for Keen Gamers

To increase the hype for Championship Jockey’s release, KOEI has released three tutorial videos onto Youtube. The tutorials cover the Playstation Move, and xBox360 Kinect. Playstation Move [pro-player width=’530′ height=’253′ type=’video’]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc5XSP8Mj8M[/pro-player] Xbox Kinect [pro-player width=’530′ height=’253R...

Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed on iOS… Now With More Social!

Another day, another console game slimmed down for the iOS. EA interactive released Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed on August 4, adding it to their growing repertoire of mobile gaming. The popularity of iOS gaming is undeniable at this point and EAi seem to agree with the E3 announcement of Origin mobile. Origin mobile is the gamer’s version of Facebook. It allows Origin users to connect with ot...

Ninja Fishing – iPhone review

Name: Ninja fishing Developer: Gamenauts Publisher: Gamenauts Genre: Fishing Platform: iPhone/iPad Release: 4 August 2011 Price: $0.99 – Buy Now Overview As a huge fan of Fruit Ninja, I came into this game with high hopes. After all, if I gained so much enjoyment from swiping across my screen to cut some fruit I figured fish could only be more fun – especially since they smile at you with th...

Tekken Bowl Review

Tekken Bowl Developer: NamcoBandai Publisher: NamcoBandai Platform: iPhone (reviewed), iPad Release Date: 24 July 2011 Price: Free – Download Now Overview For someone who has never been good at real-life bowling, I always delight in bowling game apps that allow me to pretend like I can actually get numerous strikes in a row. So when I saw this combined with the arcade-fighting juggernaut Tek...

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