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Game Centered Special Edition: Rejoice Core Gamers, Bioshock for iOS Has Arrived!

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Game Centered features roundups and in-depth reviews of the best in iOS games and related gaming news. This week we’ve got a special edition to pay respect to the console classic first-person shooter, Bioshock ($14.99). This game not only took gaming to the next level at the time, its cinematic visuals and terrifyingly creepy storyline make this game equally compelling today as it makes its way to the gaming platform of the future, the iDevice.



Ztatiq - a retrotastic tilt-em-up!

Ztatiq - a retrotastic tilt-em-up!

Ztatiq is Vector Cake’s first release. The original idea came to designer and programmer Jay Bell during a night of fevered dreams after one too many games of Super Hexagon. Upon waking, he had the notion to create “a punishingly difficult game where you’re pelting through some kind of abstract art dreamscape”, or, as he put it to composer AudioAndroid, “something like Mondrian on acid.”

The resulting game has led to the creation of a new entry in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Gyroscope Induced Dysphasia, aka “tilt rage”, is characterised by the “inability to blink or communicate, and the overwhelming sense that a single, tiny, split-second wrong move will form the basis of one’s undoing.”


BucketCatch! - FREE ADDICTIVE GAME FOR THE IPHONE

BucketCatch! - FREE ADDICTIVE GAME FOR THE IPHONE

BucketCatch! - a game both children and adults can play. Purpose of the game is to catch the beach balls before they fall into the sea. The game has 11 levels and can be played along with friends and family. The game becomes faster paced and addictive at increasing levels, requiring quicker responses to stop the beach balls disappearing into the sea.


ilectron: new iOS puzzle game available on the App Store for Free

ilectron: new iOS puzzle game available on the App Store for Free

ilectron:
A puzzle game with a bit of physics.

An amusing puzzle game based on a very simple principle of physics: Opposites attract and likes repel.

Each level contains some charged balls (either positive or negative) placed on a board.

But pay attention!
The charged balls are also pulled down by gravity.

Your mission is to arrange some extra charged balls given to you, on the board in a way that none of the balls falls in the ground (Except the ones which are already placed on the ground,of course ).

Ilectron contains more than 45 amazing levels which will offer you hours of amusement. At the same time you will train your brain.

And if you can not go through a level, don't worry. You can always use a hint!


Game Centered: Awesome Breaking News For Mobile eSports Enthusiasts

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Game Centered features roundups and in-depth reviews of the best in iOS games and related gaming news. This week we have some awesome news on the mobile gaming front. First, popular game streaming site, Twitch TV, was bought out by Amazon. Hot on the heels of that development is news that we are going to be treated to a first of its kind, Twitch supported iOS game from mobile game developer Gameloft. Finally, if you've embraced the mobile gaming platform and are wondering when it's really going to take off as a competitive level eSport platform, take heart! Reputable research firm, Juniper, just released a report projecting absolutely amazing growth for the mobile gaming industry, and predicts that mobile games, more than ever, are the games of the future.



Just Join us… on the launch of our new free to play mobile game!

Just Join us… on the launch of our new free to play mobile game!

When: End of August 2014 for iOS and mid of September 2014 for Android
Distribution: worldwide
Target: 2 to 99 years old

Check out this new addictive and fun game. It is very simple to play yet requires in-depth concentration and speed skills. Difficulties increase upon the levels.

Colorful and catchy themes and graphics make Just Join a great game for everybody regardless age, gender, language or background.


FingerOut - iPhone / iPad game to improve your motor skills

FingerOut - iPhone / iPad game to improve your motor skills

Motor gaming is known to be the favorite of most of the gamers. The motion and thrill attached to this kind of speedy games have always attracted the regular as well as new gamers. Keeping this under consideration, a brand new motor gaming app has been launched, named FingerOut.

This game has been developed by professional experts, who have focused on proving the motor skill of the gamer, through this unconventional app. The motor ability of the player has been emphasized throughout this game. This game throws a challenge to the users to check if they can play the game for at least for 15 seconds, using their four fingers or not. This game has got 3 different leagues. The Bronze league is of 3 fingers, Silver is a 4 fingers challenge and the Gold league is a 5 fingers challenge.


Cooking Fever

Cooking Fever starts today!

Nordcurrent, a European developer and publisher of casual and free-to-play games, announced that its latest release for iOS devices Cooking Fever® is available for download on the App Store. Cooking Fever® is a new time-management cooking game combining international cuisines with lots of opportunities to create hundreds of tasty dishes.


Kickstart Your iPhone App Development with This Swift Programming class

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I just learned of (and backed) a Kickstarter campaign to learn Swift and iOS 8 programming. It's being run by a friend and colleague of mine, named Paul Solt. He's an award-winning app developer and a great instructor. I've had the opportunity to attend live training from him, and he's offered video training before, also via Kickstarter, with great success.



Mole Warfare for iOS and Android - Use your accelerometer to blow up small mammals

Mole Warfare for iOS and Android - Use your accelerometer to blow up small mammals

Here at Media Wow we like to work on internal, ‘pet’ projects when ever there is time. It’s a way for us to experiment and push the boundaries safely, to improve our skill set and to exercise our creative muscles.

Mole Warfare has been such a huge undertaking, representing our first foray into smart phone game design and development. Everything from sketches and concept work, through to artworking and programming was done in-house by our very own creative manager.


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