Tag Archive: iPad

Timeline Battle Castles: iPad app review

Timeline Battle Castle

2012 was a good year for medieval media and castles in general. The year started off with the fantastic documentary series Battle Castles hosted by Dan Snow, followed by a book of the same name written by Dan Snow. If that wasn’t enough there is now a Battle Castle app. While the documentary and book…

Medieval Glastonbury Tour: Rama App Review

Rama Travel App Medieval Exeter

We are back today with the trifecta for the Rama: Travel App. There was the Medieval Exeter tour and earlier this month I reviewed the Medieval Winchester tour. Last week Crimson Bamboo, the company behind the Rama Travel App released the Medieval Glastonbury tour by Tom Vivian (Twitter: @tomvivan). Medieval Glastonbury is available for $1.99…

Medieval Winchester Tour: Rama App Review

A few months ago I reviewed the Medieval Exeter tour for the Rama: Travel App. With over 90 tours available there are plenty of tours for the medievalist. Today we will look at the Medieval Winchester Tour by Kaye Jones (Twitter: @KayeJones). Medieval Winchester is available for $1.99 USD, covers 1.5 miles (2.4km) and takes…

Infinity Blade II Announced

Chair Entertainment announced Infinity Blade II a sequel to the popular Infinity Blade. Infinity Blade II will be available in December 2011 and only on the Apple iOS. Read a review of Infinity Blade Infinity Blade II Trailer

Medieval Exeter Tour: Rama App Review

Created by Crimson Bamboo, Rama: Travel App for History Lovers is an iPhone (iDevice) app that focuses on historical tours across the globe. The team at Crimson Bamboo have complied over 85 history tours for the Rama app covering five continents. They offer both free and paid tours, the paid tours range in price from…

Dragon Fantasy: 8-bit medieval mayhem on your iPhone

I came across this game trailer while browsing the internet. I was instantly hooked! The excellent 8-bit graphics and sound sent me back to the days of yore. It’s like that old commercial where the guy eating peanut butter runs into the guy eating chocolate, only this is a guy playing The Legend of Zelda…

Britannica Knights and Castles app

Britannica Kids: Knights and Castles conveys the grandeur and pageantry of that bygone era with a rich combination of imagery, games and fact-packed articles from Britannica’s editors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 08, 2011 The pomp and pageantry of the Middle Ages comes back to life in the newest education app from Encyclopaedia Britannica Kids. Britannica…

Dark Realms: Medieval fantasy themed game for iOS

Be the ultimate barbarian and fight off the hordes of evil creatures in Dark Realms, the medieval fantasy themed game for iOS available for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The doorway to hell has opened to unleash monsters from the unknown for you to battle your way through. Complete each level by beating the…

Infinity Blade: iPhone app

When the mysterious “Project Sword” was first announced a few months back, both the public and the gaming press were blown away. Epic Games’ proprietary Unreal Engine has become a staple of HD-gen console gaming, and seeing the engine in action on the iPhone and iPad is undeniably impressive. Now that that game (which we…

Infinity Blade Review

The best games are the ones that never end. Infinity Blade, the new highest-grossing app on the App Store, doesn’t just have a cool name, it follows through very literally. This never-ending tale takes place on a simple battlefield, a medieval castle with demons guarding every doorway and stairwell, and players taking on the role…

Medieval Battlefields Review (PC)

For those of you looking for an interesting turn based strategy game to play on your awesome, brand-new, gaming computer or laptop, and want gorgeous, jaw dropping graphics, then, sadly, this game is definitely not for you. I’m not saying it’s a bad game, but, one of Medieval Battlefields’ biggest flaws is its lack of…

Robin Hood – Archer of the Woods 1.0 iPhone and iPod Touch

The world’s most famous archer has arrived on the iPhone in this swashbuckling castle defence game! Take control of Robin Hood and rain destruction from above on your enemies. Protect your village and battle against foes ranging from classic medieval soldiers to giant weapons of siege warfare, and then prepare for the almighty enemy –…

Medieval Battlefields Released

Cateia Games recently announced the release of Medieval Battlefields. The turn-based strategy game puts players in control of armies in medieval Europe and challenges them to defeat enemies on a variety of maps. Medieval Battlefields includes both single and multiplayer maps, up to 8 players online, and the option of playing as English Court, French…

Epic Citadel for iPad, an Impressive Game Demo

Epic Games just released Epic Citadel, the iPad game demo showcased earlier today at the Apple event. The demo uses the Unreal Engine 3 for iOS, and is nothing short of amazing: the graphics are as good – if not better – than what an Xbox 360 can do. Yes, you read correctly, we’re talking…

St Mary’s fete goes medieval

Families across Ipswich have been invited to try their skills in a medieval tournament or take a camel at St Mary’s Primary School fete this weekend. Plenty of stalls and prizes should amuse even the most-seasoned fete-goer. The monster raffle boasts a fine selection of prizes including the new Apple iPad, an Apple iPod touch,…