Tag: iOS

  • Final Fantasy VI Port Now Available on Android

    Following an announcement late last year, the legendary Super Nintendo RPG, originally localised in several western territories as Final Fantasy III, is now available on Android devices running version 3.2 (“Honeycomb”) or higher. In a series that often evokes wildly-differing opinions from its fans, Final Fantasy VI is generally considered a high-point (with our own…

  • Broken Sword 5 Now Available

    It’s been seven Years since the release of Broken Sword 4: The Angel of Death, which if I’ve done my maths right is several years too long to wait for a sequel. That wait ends today, however, as the fifth instalment- The Serpent’s Curse – has released on GOG.com for PC, Mac, and Linux. Well,…

  • Xbox One SmartGlass Apps Now Available

    With the next-gen arrival here in the UK now countable in hours it may be best to be prepared. Those of you looking to pick up the Xbox One can do so by downloading the Xbox One SmartGlass app to your smartphone or tablet of choice. Functioning somewhat as a remote control for certain features…

  • Final Fantasy VI Due on iOS and Android This Winter

    The announcement was made following a presentation centred around the smartphone release of Final Fantasy V. Speaking to gaming blog Kotaku, Square director and producer Takashi Tokita confirmed that Final Fantasy VI won’t be a direct port of the seminal SNES JRPG: “It is basically like a remake of the original VI. But there have been some…

  • Transport Tycoon Released on iOS and Android

    This version of Transport Tycoon appears to be based on the later sequel Locomotion, and features its graphical core and several of its gameplay tweaks. Thankfully, the update contains no “free-to-play” hooks whatsoever. Chris Sawyer’s Transport Tycoon was originally released on MS-DOS in 1993 (complete with Strathclyde University’s Livingstone Tower), though it eventually made it…

  • Star Command Debuts on Android in Humble Mobile Bundle 2

    Star Command, which began life as a Kickstarter project, gained popularity earlier this year for promising (and mostly delivering) a Star Trek-like crew management experience on the go. The only problem was that it was limited to the iOS platform. That’s not longer an issue as the latest Humble Mobile Bundle includes Star Command and…

  • Free to Play? – Just how free are FTP games?

    More and more games are joining the free to play model, but are these games as cheap as they seem?

  • Bit Socket – Top 5 Travel Games

    Scott and Joe share their favourite games to play in the mile high club.

  • The Watch_Dogs Hacker Hunt Begins Now

    A press-release issued by the publisher outlines the premise and the tools needed to compete in the event: “Five hackers are loose in London and Ubisoft is challenging you to hunt them down with the use of the ultimate surveillance tool: http://wearedata.watchdogs.com. Can you track them in the midst of the bustling centre of London and…

  • Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies Prologue DLC Announced

    The case, titled “Special Chapter: Turnabout Return”, will explore protagonist Phoenix Wright’s first case in court since the events of 2008’s Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. Bizarrely, the case will not only feature a pirate, but the defendant accused of murder – her pet orca. Bizarre is to be expected with Capcom’s fan-favourite Ace Attorney series,…