HECTOR: Ep2 – Senseless Acts of Justice arrives on the App Store

One of the most pleasant iOS gaming surprises in 2010 came in the form of HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1. The point & click adventure was a refreshing take on the genre, filled with crude humour, challenging puzzles and superb visuals. Sadly, the cliffhanger ending left us wanting for more…much more. Well the good news is that the potty-mouth detective is back to save the town of Clappers Wreake from the mysterious (and psychopathic) terrorist in HECTOR: Ep2 – Senseless Acts of Justice. Now published by TellTale Games, Hector Ep2 features all that you loved from the first, plus it’s twice as long in content. If you missed our review of Badge of Carnage, here’s what ChiffaN had to say:

HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1 is a welcome addition to the adventure game genre. The excellent atmospheric graphics, crude but witty humour, excellently balanced and thought out puzzles, memorable characters and hilarious writing make it a definite must have for any iAdventurer. Despite the author’s claims of a “half-decent” adventure game, it is actually one of the best games I’ve ever played on the iOS. And I’m NOT talking just about adventure games.

For those new to the ongoing tale of Hector, Ep 1 for the iPhone is now on sale for $0.99 until Sept 1st, while the iPad version drops down in price to $2.99. And while you’re at it, if you do get stuck, don’t forget to check out our walkthrough for the first episode.

HECTOR: Ep2 – Senseless Acts of Justice Telltale Inc, HECTOR: Ep2 – Senseless Acts of Justice, 468 MB – $4.99

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Hector: Badge of Carnage Ep.1 Promo Code Giveaway! (Closed)

TouchMyApps is giving away 3 copies of Straandlooper’s magnificent point and click adventure, HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1. Recently featured by Apple as one of the Best Games You’ve Never Played, Hector is a sublime throwback to some of the best in the genre from the 80′s and 90′s. ChiffaN, TMA’s resident adventure games addict, reviewed the game and had this to say:

HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1 is a welcome addition to the adventure game genre. The excellent atmospheric graphics, crude but witty humour, excellently balanced and thought out puzzles, memorable characters and hilarious writing make it a definite must have for any iAdventurer. Despite the author’s claims of a “half-decent” adventure game, it is actually one of the best games I’ve ever played on the iOS. And I’m NOT talking just about adventure games.

Having personally finished Badge of Carnage Ep.1, I can’t remember the last time I had so much fun with an iPhone game. Simply put, if a good time on your iDevice is what you seek, you can’t do much better than what the talented folks over at Straanlooper have to offer. So if you haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing first hand just how the fouled mouth Detective goes about his (police) business, be sure to see how you can enter this sweet giveaway after the gap!

HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1 Straandlooper, HECTOR: Badge of Carnage Ep1 (TMA Review) – $3.99

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10 New App Store Games To Watch [May 31 - June 6]

Once again the week started out slow, but eventually the interesting titles started filtering in.  Of course the biggest news was the release and subsequent pulling of Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within due to a bug in the menu system.  Also of note was the release of Call Of Duty: World At War: Zombies II, which if you ask me needs a shorter title.  If you like a bit of classics merged with modern horror there’s Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, and adventure game buffs actually got an iPhone only and original release (in other words, not a port) in the form of Hector: Badge Of Carnage.

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