"Diversify!" the people cried, and so our normal weekly roundup of five mostly iOS titles was invaded by a tiny ball of fluff only available on Microsoft-powered smart phones. What, you want Android games? I'm not even sure that's a real thing.
Of course Android games are a real thing, and I fully intended to add another to our list this week, but then Stephen went and stole my Thursday slot with something called Fieldrunners 2, which, as you may have sussed, is the sequel to Fieldrunners.
Worry not, my fine, green capsule robot worshipping friends. There shall be Android games, and more Windows Phone 7 titles, both Xbox Live and Xbox Dead. And hey, Blackberry gamers! Buy a real phone!
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Making a good-looking racing game for the iPhone isn't that difficult, but winding tracks and multiple laps don't sit well with players looking for a quick fix. You know what does work well? Drag racing. More »
Elation, sadness, calm, rage and confusion; these are the tools Mush uses to propel its puffball protagonist through colorful platform puzzle-worlds. Strange that all I feel while playing this award-winning Windows Phone 7 game is joy. More »
Life. The universe. Everything. All of the above come from nothingness. You can add the shadowy, shape-changing hero of iOS adventure Nihilumbra to that list. He may come from the void, but the character that starts off a little glob stars in a very special mobile gaming experience. More »
It's been four years since the first Fieldrunners the hit tower defense game which was what everyone with an iPhone seemed to have long before Angry Birds took over. Subatomic Studios has finally created a sequel, a rather large game that makes the first one look like a tech demo. More »
For as much as I've railed against derivative puzzles on mobile platforms, when one does it right, it is difficult to put down. Follow the Rabbit, released yesterday by Gamaga and publisher Armor Games, follows a very simple structure to create deviously complex levels and offers enough incentive to try your best, with escapes if it becomes too tough. More »