The best hints, tips, and tricks for Squashy Bug for iPhone and iPad

Squashy Bug, as you might be able to tell from the title, is a game about a Squashy Bug. You’re not trying to squash the squashy bug though, you’re trying to stop it from getting squashed. All the while attempting to increase your high score.

It’s a pretty simple thing, but there are a few tips and tricks that we’ve collated during our time with the game that are sure to push you even higher up the leaderboards. And since we’re all good eggs here at AppSpy, we figured it’d be a very good idea to share them with you.

If you’ve got your own hints that you’d like to share then feel free to hurl them into the comments section at the end of the article. And if you don’t, well that’s fine too. You’re still welcome to come and hang out here whenever you’d like.

The basics

There are two parts to the game. First you’re trying to avoid the feet that are crashing down all around you. Second you’re trying to collect the coins that pop up and drop them into the slot at the centre of the screen.

The controls are pretty easy. You press the left of the screen to move left and the right of the screen to move right. You’ll pick up coins automatically, and deposit them in the slot just by walking over it. Your main concentration should be on staying alive though.

Keep ahead of the feet

The best way to avoid the feet that are stomping onto the floor is to time your movements. When one f…

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The best hints, tips, and tricks for Squashy Bug for iPhone and iPad

Squashy Bug, as you might be able to tell from the title, is a game about a Squashy Bug. You’re not trying to squash the squashy bug though, you’re trying to stop it from getting squashed. All the while attempting to increase your high score.

It’s a pretty simple thing, but there are a few tips and tricks that we’ve collated during our time with the game that are sure to push you even higher up the leaderboards. And since we’re all good eggs here at AppSpy, we figured it’d be a very good idea to share them with you.

If you’ve got your own hints that you’d like to share then feel free to hurl them into the comments section at the end of the article. And if you don’t, well that’s fine too. You’re still welcome to come and hang out here whenever you’d like.

The basics

There are two parts to the game. First you’re trying to avoid the feet that are crashing down all around you. Second you’re trying to collect the coins that pop up and drop them into the slot at the centre of the screen.

The controls are pretty easy. You press the left of the screen to move left and the right of the screen to move right. You’ll pick up coins automatically, and deposit them in the slot just by walking over it. Your main concentration should be on staying alive though.

Keep ahead of the feet

The best way to avoid the feet that are stomping onto the floor is to time your movements. When one f…

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The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week – October 20th

It’s Friday again. The week is spinning towards its ignominious and no doubt messy end. By which I mean it’s nearly the weekend and we’re all probably going to go out and get real silly. I know I am. Real silly. You know what I mean.

Anyway, there’s still the small matter of one more bit of AppSpy content to round off the week in style. And since it’s Friday, like it always is on Fridays, that means we’re going to round up all the best games that came out on the App Store this week. So that’ll be fun.

As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them from the App Store. And if you’ve spotted anything that caught your eye that we’ve missed, feel free to chuck your suggestions in the comments down there at the bottom of the article. Cool. Cool cool cool.

Warhammer Quest 2

A turn-based dungeon crawler set in the most miserable, monster-riddled corners of the Warhammer world. Build up your party of unlikely adventurers in order to try and save the world from the ravages of chaos. Oh, and get some sweet loot in the process.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

PUSH

It’s a game about pushing buttons. But it’s actually…

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The best hints, tips, and tricks for Color Ballz for iPhone

Color Ballz is one of those little games that you’re going to get horribly addicted to. I of course mean that in the best possible way. Like, you’re not going to go out and mug old ladies just so you can get another hit. It’s free, it’s ad-supported, and it’s an awful lot of fun.

If you don’t know what it is, allow me to enlighten you. Imagine a mix betwee Breakout and Pachinko. You’re controlling a paddle at the bottom of the screen, and you need to hit falling balls into a funnel. The more balls you get in the funnel, the more points you get.

There are a few twists though. You’ve only got a limited number of balls, and once they’ve all dropped below your paddle it’s game over. Don’t fret though, because we’ve put together a quick guide to ensure you’re going to be creeping up the leaderboard faster than you can say colour should have a U in it.

The bonuses

There are a number of different bonuses available as you bounce the balls into the funnel. The multiplier means your balls will score you more points as you catch them. The extra balls adds an extra ball to the bounce, and hopefully to your stash, and the size increaser makes any balls that passes through it bigger and easier to hit.

The key to getting a good score is hitting these bonuses. But there are a few things you should keep in mind while you’re trying to bag them.

Don’t chase it

It’s tempting to try and hit the bonuses wh…

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The best hints, tips, and tricks for Into the Dead 2

Into the Dead 2 is a pretty darn slick mixture of auto-runner and FPS. It’s all about weaving through hordes of zombies, shooting them in the face while you can, and trying not to die. Although it’s pretty cool when you die because you briefly get to see your own organs before you succumb to the nomming of the undead.

But if you’d rather avoid getting your innards ripped out, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put a good few hours into the game since it hit the App Store at the end of last week, and we reckon we’ve collated some slick-ass hints and tips to make sure you’re going to get the most out of the game.

So without further ado, let’s get cocked, locked, and ready to rock. By which I mean let’s begin the lesson. The lesson about not getting eaten by zombies. In Into the Dead 2. I’m sorry but it’s highly unlikely that these tips are going to help if there ever is an actual zombie apocalypse.

Watch your bullets

One of the most common causes of death in the game involves running out of ammo at the worst possible time. Rather than blasting out a bullet, you run head first into a pack of the undead and it’s game over before you’ve even got a chance to think.

Grabbing more ammo isn’t the key to getting past this though. Yeah you’ll have more bullets, but it’s no use if they’re not in your gun. Swapping to a different weapon is slightly quicker than reloading, but you can also dodge zombies while you’re stuffing ne…

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The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week – October 13th

Whether you like it or not, we’ve reached the end of another week. Some of us have done things, some of us have done stuff, some of us have spent too much time asleep on their sofa. But it’s done with now. We’ll turn over a new leaf on Monday, right?

Anyway, Friday is when we round up the best games that have come out on the App Store this week. And it’s been a pretty sparkly week for mobile gaming all told. We got some ports, we got some exclusives, and everything that came out, for the most part, was pretty darn good.

As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them from the App Store. And if you’ve spotted anything else you think should be on the list, it’d be nice if you stuck it in the comments down there are the bottom of the hot content.

The Talos Principle

The super slick first person puzzler game finally gets to the App Store. It’s every bit as intriguing on your phone or tablet, although it is pretty resource intensive. The controls translate pretty well, and while it might not be a perfect port, for just a fiver it’s pretty hard to complain.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

Into the Dead 2

Zombies…

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The Tuesday Best of – Stunt racing games

It’s October 3rd. There seem to be a lot of people posting a picture to that effect around the internet, so I figured I’d jump in on the action like the content legend that I am. It’s also Tuesday, and we all know what that means around these parts.

That’s right, it means it’s time for another instalment of the Tuesday best-of, everyone’s favourite post where I round up the best games in a specific mobile genre. And today is going to be no different. Today we’re going to look at the best stunt car games on iOS.

It’s mainly to celebrate the fact that REKT came out this week, and I really really like REKT. As you’ll be able to tell if you read the next paragraph. Anyway, click the emboldened names of the games below to download them, and add your own suggestions in the comments at the bottom of the article.

REKT

A ridiculous mash-up of a skateboarding game, Rocket League, and a bunch of other ideas. It’s all about pulling off trips on giant ramps, comboing together chains of flips and spins, and completing the challenges the game throws at you. And it’s an awful lot of big-grin arcade fun.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

Jet Car Stunts 2


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The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week – October 6th

Friday is happening. Friday is happening all around us. There’s nothing anyone can do about it, so let’s just roll with the punches and see what happens. This crazy rollercoaster ride is going to have to come to an end at some point, whether we want it to or not.

If you’d like some entertainment while the carriages shoot up and down though, Friday is when we round up the best games that have come out this week on the App Store. Quite frankly it’s a bit of an odd week, but bear with me because I think there’s some decent games to be found if you’re willing to persevere.

As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them from the App Store. And if you’ve got your own suggestions about what should be included, feel free to whack them in the comments section all the way down there at the bottom of the content. Stay fresh.

REKT

There’s a lot to be said for flipping hyper-powered cars off the end of ramps. And Rekt understands that. It’s a simple game, but there’s a lot going on here if you really want to master the spins and skids you need to get the best scores. It’s silly, it’s entertaining, and it doesn’t take itself too seriously. Really, what’s not to like?

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

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The best games on sale for iPhone and iPad right now – October 4th

Another Wednesday is here. I hope you’re all having an excellent week so far. There’s a lot going on in the world though isn’t there? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get some mobile videogame bargains to distract you from all of the horror. And if someone made a list of all the best ones going cheap on the App Store right now?

Oh, wait, that’s what we do on Wednesdays around these parts. Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together? I know I certainly do. And there are some classic games going for a song this week. Chirpy chirpy cheap cheap they’re going. What an absolutely nonsense thing to type out.

As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to head to the App Store and grab them. And if you’ve got your own suggestions, feel free to hurl them into the comments down there at the bottom of this excellent slice of content.

Severed – £1.99 / $ 1.99

A brilliant mobile port of one of the last great PS Vita games. It’s an action adventure that sees you slicing up monsters with swipes on the screen. But it’s not Infinity Blade. It’s smarter than that, deeper, and has its own unique art style as well. And for less than a couple of quid it is an absolute steal.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

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The 5 best games for iPhone and iPad this week – September 29th

Whichever way you look at it, it’s almost certainly Friday. And Friday is when we round up the very best games that have come out on the App Store this week. So let’s not beat around the bush, let’s just jump head first into it.

As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the games below to download them. And if you think we’ve missed anything off, feel free to let us know in the comments section all the way down there at the bottom of the article.

AKA To Blue

A slick as all hell bullet-dodging arcade blaster that boasts some of the finest graphics the genre has seen in a long while. It’s fun, it’s frantic, and there are always plenty of spaceships and tanks for you to blast into bits. It might be tough, but this is one game that’s well worth persevering with.

Ticket to Ride: First Journey

A squsihed down version of the classic board game. This one might be targeted at a slightly younger group of players, but don’t let that put you off. There’s still a slot of fun to be had, and the game acts as a brilliant introduction to the world of digital board games. Oh, and it looks great too.

Modern Combat Versus

Shoot…

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