In so many ways, “Chrono Trigger” serves as a wake-up call and a benchmark for the quality iOS RPG developers need to strive for from now on. Sadly it falls flat on its face in the interface department, which will leave frustrated new players wondering what all the fuss was about in the first place.
It doesn't cure cancer and it may not even be a flawless game, but Mission Europa is hands-down the meatiest iDevice title we've played in either the Action RPG or First Person Shooter genres. Complete with over 50 missions, several side quests, and even a multiplayer arena, this one will keep you up at nights for weeks to come -- and not just because of the uber creepy story! See how you can score iFanzine's in-game loot at the end of the review!
EA's Dead Space, not only one of the best looking and best made games yet to grace iOS but also the outright scariest, is likely to have you squirming anxiously, jumping like a jack rabbit and shrieking in terror, as developers IronMonkey Studios expertly meld psychological horror with grisly, high-octane action to absolutely nerve-shredding effect.
We know what you're thinking: "Zombies, in a Celtic inspired setting? Count me in!" However, the most important thing to do before you leap into Gilli Games' Turn-Based Strategy offering is to tone down your expectations; this is the beater car of the genre. In other words, bona fide genre fans can count on Pantheon Cycle for a good time, but there's not enough glitz and sparkle here to draw the attention of a wider audience.
You know how everyone's been clamoring for a sci-fi RPG lately? Fish Labs has an answer for that. While there's nary a hit point to be found in Galaxy on Fire 2, its superbly delivered story and characterization, incredible depth, and overall genre-defying appeal should fit the bill for anyone interested in seeing what happens when roleplaying and adventure are mixed with a little 3D space action.