Fin Friends in Review – Friendly, But Not Much New

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What do you get when you take two artists from a well known company and set them on their own to design mobile games?  Apparently you get a family friendly cave flyer style game that takes place under water with fish.  Fin Friends is one of those games that are nice, but other than some flashy graphics it doesn’t do much to differentiate itself from the pack.  If you like cave flyer or infinite runner style games you’ll enjoy Fin Friends, but don’t expect to see any revolutionary game play elements here. Continue reading…

10 New App Store Games To Watch [October 1 - 7]

I’m a big adventure game fan, and my top pick for this week just happens to fall into that category.  Forever Lost: Episode 1 HD tosses you in an asylum with no knowledge of who you are or why you’re there.  Gather items, solve puzzles and piece together the mystery, all in an atmosphere that’s just right for the Halloween season.  If you prefer some action you should check out Payback2, the sequel to a game heralded as “the best GTA clone you’ve never heard of”.  You’ll have plenty of weapons at your disposal and the chance to drive everything from a tank to an ice cream truck.  For those that just want to relax with some simple fun, former artists from the company Crytek have developed the game Fin Friends.  It’s an aquatic take on the whole “helicopter in a tunnel” theme, and while there’s enough challenge for adults the atmosphere will definitely keep the children entertained.
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