Ubisoft’s new social quiz game FaceUp – The Selfie Game released

Gaming is often at its best when it takesa simple premise, but executes it perfectly. Ubisoft’s new social quiz game FaceUp takes this very approach by looking to use your selfies in a gaming format.

The developers made this one with gamers in mind due to its charades-styled guess work. Online and offline, selfie takers can do battle with each other, as you attempt to guess the other person’s expression.

FaceUp tasks you with correctly identifying their friend’s mood or expression – with options ranging from politicians, boxers right up to fish and even spies.

If you wish to gloat about your razor sharp detection skills, the game provides support through social media avenues – ensuring you’ll be the talk of the town amongst your group of friends.

It’s harder than it sounds to guess correctly though, meaning the unlockable incentives like new stickers and extra modes are even more rewarding when you manage to get a face spot on.

While gaming is no stranger to merging itself with social media in recent years, few are as tightly stitched together as FaceUp – The Selfie Game. It embraces gaming just as closely as it embraces social media – as evidenced by the extra options such as the combo mode that tasks you with combining two facial expressions.

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Price Drop: King of Math 2: Full Game (Games)

King of Math 2: Full Game 1.0.7

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 2.99 -> Free, Version: 1.0.7 (iTunes)


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A mathematical journey!

Here comes the sequel to the popular math game King of Math! You start on the countryside and set off on a journey packed with challenging math questions, puzzles and problems. Unlock new worlds and character levels along the road and get all the way to the throne to become king or queen!

King of Math 2 is a game for the whole family and is suitable from about age 10 and up. Improve or refresh your math skills, practice mental arithmetic and solve problems in an engaging way. Play against the clock, improve your scores and compare the results with your friends and players from around the world. If you’d like a more relaxing gaming experience, you can turn off the time limit and play at your own pace. There are also examples, help and solutions for all the problems in the game.

The game includes five worlds with 125 unique stages. Each world introduces problems in a new category such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

What’s New

Fixed a problem that caused the app to start with English as pre-selected language even if the device was set to another supported language.

King of Math 2: Full Game

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Update: Paperback: The Game (Games)

Paperback: The Game 1.0.4

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 3.99, Version: 1.0 -> 1.0.4 (iTunes)


You are an author trying to finish kitschy paperback novels. Complete Westerns, Science Fiction, Romance or even a Crime Noir. Live the dream — and maybe pay the bills.

Word-building meets deck-building in the unique game Paperback. Players start with a deck of letter cards and wild cards. This is like their own bag of ‘scrabble’ tiles. With each hand of cards you make a word and score it. This score is how much money you have to purchase more cards for your deck. Collect cool letters with abilities, such as drawing more cards or double word score. Buy Novel cards to gain ‘fame’ points to win the game!

Here’s what people have said about the hit boardgame that is in it’s fifth print run:

"I’ve had this game for a month or two now and I honestly believe it to be one of the best games of the year." – HeirToPendragon

"It seems impossible that this game didn’t exist before 2014. So simple and so much fun to play!"
– Crystal Pisano

• Hotseat play with up to 4 players
• 3 levels of AI opponents
• Tons of cool card powers
• Classic pulp novel artwork
• Win with wordsmithing or power combos – up to you!

Keep your eye out for updates – online multiplayer coming soon.

What’s New

Fixed several bugs, including:
• Double clicking can let you take cards you can’t afford
• Dragging cards to places that aren’t valid (and cause the game to end up in an invalid state)
• Help remains on the screen after toggling it off
• No more confirmation screen when you cancel purchasing cards because you don’t have enough money

Paperback: The Game

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The women of King of Fighters get involved in Game of Dice’s brand new update

Following up on their recent King of Fighters update, JoyCity has brought two more surprise additions from the Japanese arcade fighter to the world of Game of Dice, the anime board game where it isn’t fists that are thrown, but dice.

For those of you who haven’t yet played it, Game of Dice is a fun filled multi player and single player board game style app with a pretty straightforward premise – roll the dice, buy up the board and send your opponents to the poor house. If it sounds a little bit like Monopoly, you wouldn’t be far wrong.


But this is no game of chance; you’ll need to use strategy to win – playing with a deck stacked with skills, items and characters.

After receiving two new character additions in the form of Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami from The King of Fighters franchise earlier in the month, JoyCity have brought out a new limited addition deck that also introduces two of the most popular women in the franchise – Mai Shiranui and Athena Asamiya. What’s more, whenever these two dangerous ladies get drawn from your deck, you’ll receive1 million gold.

On top of that, after purchasing the pack you could be just one of 5 lucky people to win a KOF XIV voucher code for the PS4 courtesy of a special event being held by JoyCity. A further 20…

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New: Frost – Survival card game (Games)

Frost – Survival card game 1.12.1

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 3.99, Version: 1.12.1 (iTunes)


*Warning: the game will work on iPhone 5C and above and iPad Pro / 4. Other devices are not supported*

On a world where a giant and lethal storm restlessly moves around the globe, people learned to survive in this cold, harsh and hostile environment. They are searching for the Refuge, a place where the Frost would never go.

Inspired by deckbuilding games like Dominion, Ascension and the like, Frost is solo survival card game that puts you in charge of a group of people looking for the Refuge. Resources, weapons, ideas, dangers and regions are represented by cards, use them wisely!

– Challenging survival deckbuilding gameplay, requiring anticipation, strategy and memory
– Intriguing, immersive universe
– Sloppy but graceful unique artwork
– Hours of gameplay with difficulty modes, endless mode, Scenarios and cards to unlock
– Dozens of cards to discover
– Different characters with different abilities
– Accessible and paced at your own rhythm, playable by all (some illustrations might disturb the youngest)
– Made with love <3

Frost – Survival card game

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EVERY Telltale game, ranked

Good news everyone! Batman – The Telltale Series is finally out on iOS! Our sister site Pocket Gamer has got a lovely review of the first episode up right now, but what of Telltale’s other mobile efforts?

The Californian developer has, well, developed a knack and reputation for making episodic, story driven ‘interactive experiences’.

But which of them are hot, and which are not? The Walking Dead, or dead man walking? Minecraft: Story Mode, or Minecraft: Story NOPE? Game of Thrones or Game of NO?

I’ll stop now. Here are the seven Telltale games on the App Store, listed from worst to best (not including the old ones like Jurassic Park and Sam & Max, because, like, they’re well rubbish mate).

7. Batman – The Telltale Series

Batman - The Telltale Series

That’s right, it seems Telltale’s latest work is also their weakest. Their attempt at the Batman universe focuses too much on the Dark Knight – a character who, while interesting in his own right, doesn’t suit Telltale’s storytelling. The series does still have potential, but we need less Bat, more Bruce.

6. The Walking Dead: Season Two

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Update: Symmetrica – Minimalistic arcade game (Games)

Symmetrica – Minimalistic arcade game 2.0

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: Free, Version: 1.0 -> 2.0 (iTunes)


Explore captivating world of geometry. To pass each challenge, you have to focus power of blue cone-shaped projectiles into green circles.

Quite simple, isn’t it?

Remember, right timing is everything.

What’s New

Added new levels pack:
– Unique even more challenging puzzles with beautiful visual atmosphere
– New fire-powered projectiles mechanics
– Additional game soundtrack available with new levels
– 3D touch support

Slow motion enabled:
– Use long press in game to enable slow motion effect. Now levels can be accomplished with even more pleasure when this effect is enabled

3D Touch support:
– Use 3D Touch to control the slow motion effect in game more dynamically.

Game Center support:
– Leaderboards
– Achievements

Improvements & UI:
– Redesigned icon
– Improved animations
– Projectiles tail effect added
– Fixed transition bug when switching between levels
– Performance improvements on iPad

Symmetrica – Minimalistic arcade game

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Price Drop: Teeny Titans – A Teen Titans Go! Figure Battling Game (Games)

Teeny Titans – A Teen Titans Go! Figure Battling Game 1.0.3

Device: iOS Universal
Category: Games
Price: $ 3.99 -> $ .99, Version: 1.0.3 (iTunes)


"There’s a very Pokemon vibe running through Teeny Titans…The game’s battles are much more dynamic and exciting than those in Nintendo’s series.” – Kotaku

“…this is one of the deepest and most content-rich games available on iOS, and feels like it could easily sell for ten times the price on 3DS or Vita.” – TouchArcade

“The game is worth every penny, especially if you enjoy Pokemon and Pocket Mortys.” – iPhoneFAQ

"It’s about as vibrant and engaging as mobile games get…” – Gamezebo

Teeny Titans, GO! Join Robin for a figure battling RPG of epic proportions. Play for hours with no in-app purchases!

Assemble your squad and face off in 3-on-3 battles! Bust out super moves in real time with the battle bar. Switch between your heroes to launch awesome attacks and take down your opponents.

Gotta snatch ‘em all! Collect all 70 Teeny Titans figures, including Terra, Kid Flash, the 80s Titans, Red X, Batgirl, Silkie, and many more! Level up and combine your figs for even more powerful abilities.

Race from store to store to shop for your favorite super hero figures. Complete special missions, enter tournaments, and unlock new areas on your journey to become the Jump City Mega Teeny Champion!

Teeny Titans features original voiceover from Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Raven, and Beast Boy!


This game is available in the following languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Turkish, Korean, Japanese

If you’re having any problems with this app, feel free to contact us at advanced.platforms@turner.com. Tell us about the issues you’re running into as well as what device and OS version you’re using.


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What’s New

-Fixed all side quest issues
-Character/tournament rebalancing
-Fixed an issue where some players got stuck after battling the Clam
-Enemies will use "Nuh Uh" ability less often
-Fixed various crash issues affecting some devices

Teeny Titans – A Teen Titans Go! Figure Battling Game

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Bargain iOS game deal of the day: Little Galaxy goes free

Little Galaxy is currently available for free on iOS. If you haven’t played this addictive arcade gem yet, now is the perfect time to make the jump.

The iOS App Store is brimming over with high quality games, with prices that often fluctuate wildly. It can be hard to grab all of the bargain offers that come your way, which is why we’ll step in from time to time to highlight the deals that might not get the exposure they deserve.

Take Little Galaxy (currently going by the name Little Galaxy Family), for example. It’s been out for three years, which is an absolute age in the world of iOS games. Yet it remains an extremely fresh and attractive casual arcade game.

One giant leap for boykind

To celebrate three years of availability on the App Store, developer Bitmap Galaxy has made its slick space-arcade game available to download for free – but only for the next three days. It’s normally £1.59.

The idea is to tap to make your little space man hop from planetoid to planetoid, timing your leaps as he rotates into position. Not only do you need to make contact with the next planetoid so that you don’t go spinning off into space, but super-precise timing will enable you to snag the various trinkets that line certain interplanetary paths.

Occasionally this will require making use of some funky interstellar physics, utilising a nearby black hole to bend your flight towards the…

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Tinder, Disasterpeace, and epic binary choices – Why Reigns should be your next iOS game

What do infamous hook-up app Tinder, indie gaming great Fez, and classic choose-your-own-adventure games have in common? They’re all reference points that have been named in conjunction with an intriguing new iOS game called Reigns.

Developer Nerial has produced something special in Reigns – a genuinely fresh mobile adventure game that wouldn’t feel as good on any other format. Here’s why we think you should be playing it.

Tindering your assignation

At the heart of Reigns (download here) is a simple binary decisions system. As the young ruler of a medieval fantasy kingdom, you’re fed a succession of decisions, each one generally corresponding to a year of your reign, with two possible choices.

These can range between a simple yes/no on whether to deciding whether to adopt an offensive or defensive stance in a duel. This swipe-based card system has led to comparisons with hook-up app Tinder. As improbable as that might sound, it’s a sensible UI choice that gives Reigns an easy-going flow, placing all emphasis on the decision-making process it itself.

Regardless of the choice you make, it will have an effect on four core areas of your kingdom – the church, the people, the army, and your wealth. If any one element becomes too strong or too weak, it will mean the end of you…

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