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Illusion Castle Review – Metroidvania on Android

What would you do if you discovered a strange castle on top of a hill in the distance?  If you are Anya, star of Illusion Castle, you would obviously make your way to said mysterious castle and explore.  As with

Review – Retroid Nintendo Game Boy Homebrew

Out of all of the games that we see receive fan homages regularly one genre seems to be forgotten just as often.  That is the Arkanoid style brick breaker game, also known as Breakout.  Well, the developers behind Retroid for

Snake World Review Android ZTE ZMAX 2

How do you update a classic like Snake?  I mean, this is one of those iconic games that is hard to expand on without losing the charm of its simplicity.  Wambo Ing. have done a fine job in expanding on

Review – Air Attack 2 Overhead Shooter Android iPhone

Classic genres such as overhead shooters have been finding a new home in the mobile world.  That is great for fans that just want to see more overhead shooters.  Many of these newer games are not my cup of tea

Review- Huey Android GPD XD

2D side scrolling action platforming games.  I miss them.  Actually, I miss the time that they ruled the roost so to speak.  From Super Mario to Aero the Acro-Bat.  I played most of them.  I say most because there was

Review- Galactic Nemesis on Android, ZTE Maven

Overhead scrolling shooters are a staple of gaming.  They have been around since the early days with Space War on up to modern interpretations on mobile devices.  We have seen new renditions on the idea with titles like Mig 2D

Rockbot Review, Fanmade Mega Man Game Rocks

Okay, it is pretty clear that Capcom are transitioning down with their new IPs and rebooting of classic titles.  That is bad news for everyone but Street Fighter fans, which apparently writes checks in its sleep.  Well, there is a

Pac-Man 256 Review, the Classic Title is now an Endless Runner and It Rocks

Okay, messing with the classics can be a tough thing to do right.  Just look at what happened in the late 90’s with Battlezone by Activision.  What a mess that was.  There have been a few other attempts over the

Review: Gunman Clive for Nintendo 3DS eShop

Run and gun shooters have always been a favorite genre of mine.  Mega Man on the NES is one that really hooked me on gaming in general.  So, when something is compared to that 8-bit classic, I tend to take

Review: Metal Slug Defense on Android

SNK Playmore are opening up a bit with their games, proof being this one, Metal Slug Defense for Android and iOS. This is not the normal Metal Slug all-out action that gamers are used to but instead, the Metal Slug