It has been long rumored that Nokia was playing around internally with an Android powered Lumia device. Those rumors became fervent with the announcement that Microsoft was buying Nokia with overseas money. Why was there suddenly more interest in this Android Lumia when the Big Win came swooping in? Because it is pretty much accepted […]
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Based on the hit animated Dreamworks movie, Turbo, PikPok have brought Turbo Racing League to Windows Phone 8. Featuring nine different race tracks, special events such as time trial, limited fuel, slalom and more, Turbo Racing League will entertain fans of the movie and fas of racing games.
Civilization was one of those iconic turn based strategy titles that has held its own over the decades since it was originally released. Now available on Windows Phone 8, Civilization Revolution brings a new interface to a familiar game.
Hexic Rush is an updated version of the original puzzle game, Hexic, that has been available on most mobile phones and Windows PC’s for years. Originally created by Alexey Pajitnov, of Tetris fame, Hexic Rush hides it addictiveness behind a simple looking multi colored screen that beckons the player on.
3D puzzle titles are nothing new, we have had them for years, but as with this style of game, each has a unique pull. Robo & Bobo has cute graphics, challenges players to think like programmers and you know you want to reunite the robot with his teddy bear.
The first Where’s My Water game was well received here at Gaming on Batteries, scoring a mid range 80′s in our review over a year ago. The second title is just what a sequel should be, more of the same that hooked players, with a dash of new to keep fans interested and coming back […]
Rayman, the limbless hero from the 32-Bit days (he first appeared on the Atari Jaguar but completely dissed the 3DO for some reason) has just entered the “endless running” model for mobile devices. Is this good? Is this bad? Is this a return to the old days of platforming and challenges that made you think […]
Endless running games are getting a little long in the tooth. Plain and simple. This could be said of any genre that has gained popularity with some gamers versus others (a category I am quickly joining). That is why I’ve waited so long to review Ragdoll Run on Windows Phone.
To read a recap of the original interview I did with Jazan, please visit - INTERVIEW WITH THE WILD MAN HIMSELF, JAZAN WILD OF CARNIVAL COMICS. To read my review of Riddle of the Skull, check out our latest Reading Digital column. Gaming on Batteries: Could you recap how Carnival Of Souls came about? A […]
We have developed quite a close relationship with Jazan Wild and his work, Carnival of Souls, over the last year or so and boy has it been a wild ride. We have been given a chance to cover the upcoming Carnival of Souls Issue Zero here for our readers. One that I jumped at when […]
Genre mixing has quickly become the norm on mobile devices. We had this happen with Puzzle Quest and it’s mix of Role Playing Game and Bejeweled puzzle elements. Here, Big Fish Games have mixed solitaire and the game of golf. Yes, cards and a game that is pretty much 100% outside and takes years to […]
Many have tried to dethrone the mighty Nintendo from their pedistal built around hand held gaming. Those same companies have failed, some damn near into bankruptcy over their failed hand helds. It takes clout, it takes deep pockets and exclusive titles to even make a dent in the armor that the Game Boy built.