Plants vs. Zombies 2 Delay Necessary to Ensure Stable Launch
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Plants vs. Zombies 2 Delay Necessary to Ensure Stable Launch

According to PopCap games senior producer Allen Murray, the long-awaited Plants vs. Zombies sequel was delayed in order to deliver a reliably stable experience. “We expect lots of people will want to play the whole game, and we [are delaying to test because we] don’t want to have systems like saving player data go down ... Read More»
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Skiing Fred Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Skiing Fred Review by Gaming on Batteries

Fred and Gaming on Batteries go way back (previous coverage) and it is our pleasure to bring our readers a review of Fred’s latest exploit- Skiing. If you think about it, skiing games, particularly the 3D ones, are the precursor of “endless running” games and their ilk (maybe that will be a future article?). It ... Read More»
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Shards of Time Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Shards of Time Review by Gaming on Batteries

Hidden Object games are all about the graphics (how well do the objects you are searching for fit into the scene?) and the storyline (if the storyline sucks, generally so will the game). If either one is “off” the whole game comes off as second rate. Shards of Time is a glowing example of how ... Read More»
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Verticus Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Verticus Review by Gaming on Batteries

Stan Lee, the man behind some of the biggest comic book successes in history, from The Fantastic Four to The X-Men, has moved over to iOS games. With Verticus, we get that trademark Stan Lee quality permeating from everything including storyline to graphics. This looks like a motion comic book. Stop before you turn to ... Read More»
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Spellcreepers: Prelude Released on iTunes and Google Play
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Spellcreepers: Prelude Released on iTunes and Google Play

Rather than the usual Bejeweled board, the tiles here are pentagonal in shape, something like you would see in Hexic or similar puzzle games. The basics are still the same though, match at least three like tiles and unleash the power contained within... Read More»
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Celebrate Independence Day By Searching for Bigfoot
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Celebrate Independence Day By Searching for Bigfoot

G5 Entertainment are celebrating independence day by giving away one of their more popular hidden object games, Bigfoot: Hidden Giant. There is no need to go any farther if you are a hidden object fan other than to the bottom of this news post for the links to your favorite platform... Read More»
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Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame Coming to iOS, Android Devices This Month
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Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame Coming to iOS, Android Devices This Month

The Prince of Persia 2 remake for iOS and Android devices will shimmy onto the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon later this month, Ubisoft announced today. Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame is a 2.5D remake of the side-scrolling sequel originally released two decades ago on MS-DOS, which was then ported to ... Read More»
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Mark of the Ninja Devs Announce Turn-Based Tactical Espionage Title ‘Incognita’
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Mark of the Ninja Devs Announce Turn-Based Tactical Espionage Title ‘Incognita’

Mark of the Ninja, Don’t Starve, and Shank developer Klei Entertainment announced their next game, Incognita, today. Incognita is described as a “turn-based tactical espionage” title largely inspired by XCOM. And like XCOM, elements such as permadeath will be a part of Klei’s latest project. “In the majority of turn-based games, positioning is your number ... Read More»
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The Walking Dead: 400 Days DLC Drops This Week
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The Walking Dead: 400 Days DLC Drops This Week

The Walking Dead: 400 Days DLC—which bridges the gap between Season One and Season Two—launches on PSN, PC, XBLA, and iOS this week starting tomorrow, IGN revealed. The DLC will initially be available on PSN tomorrow, then hit PC July 3, XBLA July 5, and iOS devices July 11. Players need to own at least ... Read More»
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WORST USE OF A LICENSE: GARFIELD’S WILD RIDE FOR ANDROID AND IOS
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WORST USE OF A LICENSE: GARFIELD’S WILD RIDE FOR ANDROID AND IOS

Namco Bandai have just released a new Garfield game onto the iTunes and Google Play stores. Nothing wrong with that other than the style of game. A running game featuring Garfield? Really? Whomever was project manager on this probably has no clue who Garfield is, or the, lack of, motivation he faces every day in ... Read More»
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Clean Up Space With Ripstones Cosmic Clean-Up on iOS
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Clean Up Space With Ripstones Cosmic Clean-Up on iOS

Space is quickly filling up with junk, maybe not a problem now but just wait another 50 to 100 years and it will be more dangerous than traversing the morning rush hour traffic. According to Nasa, there are over 100 million pieces of space junk floating in Earth orbit right now that are 1 centimeter ... Read More»
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Fairway Solitaire Review by Gaming on Batteries
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Fairway Solitaire Review by Gaming on Batteries

Genre mixing has quickly become the norm on mobile devices. We had this happen with Puzzle Quest and it’s mix of Role Playing Game and Bejeweled puzzle elements. Here, Big Fish Games have mixed solitaire and the game of golf. Yes, cards and a game that is pretty much 100% outside and takes years to ... Read More»
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Limbo Hitting iOS App Store Next Week
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Limbo Hitting iOS App Store Next Week

Limbo is coming to iOS devices July 3, developer Playdead announced today. The game will run on iPad 2 and up, iPhone 4S/5, iPad mini, and the current generation iPod touch. Playdead says the iOS port required the developer rethink controls and optimize the title quite a bit in order to “ensure an amazing touch-based ... Read More»
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Plants vs. Zombies 2 Delayed, Now Coming ‘Later This Summer’
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Plants vs. Zombies 2 Delayed, Now Coming ‘Later This Summer’

Long-awaited sequel Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time has been delayed until “later this summer,” PopCap Games announced on the game’s official Twitter account. Plants vs. Zombies 2 was set to launch July 18th on iOS devices. According to PopCap, the title has been delayed in order to “make sure the game lives up ... Read More»
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ESRB Privacy Services Being Made Available to Mobile Developers
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ESRB Privacy Services Being Made Available to Mobile Developers

The Electronic Software Ratings Board today announced they’ll be folding mobile developers into their ESRB Privacy Certified program. “Privacy protection is an imperative for companies of all sizes, especially when kids are involved,” ESRB Privacy Certified vice president Dona Frasier said in a press statement. “But achieving compliance with requirements like COPPA can be complicated, ... Read More»
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