Games Meets Textiles – OUT NOW – Strawberry Thief

Sophia George, the V&A museum’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, has launched her first game, inspired by her work with the V&A - a brand new iPad game inspired by the work of textile designer William Morris. Strawberry Thief takes its title from from a famous William Morris furnishing fabric, which is on display in... Continue Reading →

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OUT NOW: iBomber 3

A full five years after the launch of the original iBomber - and the start of an epic series of games - Cobra has just released the latest title - iBomber 3. Like the original, the aim of the game is simple. Blow stuff up. It's like the apotheosis of video gaming. Blow stuff up, get... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Alien Creeps TD

Scotland has done quite well in the popular 'tower defence' genre in the last few years. Ninja Kiwi's monkey-based Bloons TD hit several Best Games lists, while Lucky Frame's Bad Hotel walked off with a BAFTA and Cobra's underrated iBomber Defense and iBomber Defense Pacific were classics of the genre. Now there's a new kid... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon – Alien Creeps TD

Dundee's Outplay has a new game in production. Alien Creeps TD is a classic tower defence game, in which players must defend the Earth against ravening hordes of heavily-armed, or possibly heavily-tentacled alien warriors, bent upon destruction and conquest. Earth forces are not unarmed themselves. Players command an arsenal of weaponry, created by mankind for... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW Ancient Battle: Alexander

Hunted Cow has released its latest strategy title for mobile phones. Ancient Battle: Alexander is the second in the company's series, set in the distant past. Like its predecessor, Ancient Battle: Rome, the game has been developed by strategy experts, Hexwar. Ancient Battle: Rome did very well, picking up the No.1 slot in the strategy... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Tap To Flap (iOS & Android)

After the incredulity, disbelief, shock, confusion, growing anger, dismissal, disdain, death threats and disappearance, followed by thousands upon thousands of words analysing and explaining away the unexpected success of Flappy Bird, the truth is that we still don't know the truth. We don't know why the game succeeded like it did. Why, out of the... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW: Winx Fairy School

The team at Tsumanga have taken the road less travelled when it comes to games.  They're working with a third party license, aimed at a younger female audience and featuring fairies. Winx Club is one of the most popular brands in the world for 9-13 year old girls.  Created by Rainbow Studios in Italy, the franchise... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – APB Retribution

APB Retribution, the new game, from Blazing Griffin and Reloaded Productions has hit the App Store. Based upon the massively multiplayer online game, APB Reloaded, Retribution offers an entirely new, visceral and bloody tale of vengeance and retaliation, to take down the gang boss who left you for dead. The game takes it's cues from... Continue Reading →

Apple Votes Impossible Road One Of The Year’s Best

It's been quite a year for Impossible Road, the hard-as-nails endless roller, created by Kevin Ng of Pixels On Toast fame.  The game was released to critical acclaim, with 4.5/5, 8.4/10 and  9/10 reviews, as well as Pocket Gamer's Game Of The Week in the games media.  All of which was followed by a BAFTA Scotland nomination... Continue Reading →

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