It’s with great excitement that we announce the release of Episode 6 of Grab It – The Game Discovery App. It’s out right now and you can grab it here. It’s jam-packed with hours upon hours of exclusive insights into the world of indie gaming on iPad.
Our cover feature is on Magic 2015 and the Magic: The Gathering brand as a whole. We spoke directly with Wizards of the Coast on the 21-year history of the series that started the Collectable Card Game craze - now one of the most popular genres on the App Store. Find out how the tabletop experience has become a digital sensation and influenced an entire genre. Magic: The Gathering tournament judge Matt Baird also shares his tips to improve your card battling ability.
We also have detailed feature on Tin Man Games, with the Australian developer spilling the beans on how it has almost singlehandedly reinvented the Gamebook for a modern generation, compliments of its excellent work on original material and remakes of famous titles like Fighting Fantasy. We even detail the Top 10 Gamebooks on iPad, so you can dive right in and get playing.
Our third big feature comes in the form of an exclusive interview with Mark McDonald, CEO of Appster, one of the fastest growing app development companies on the planet. He offers some extraordinary insights into the mechanics of IAPs and app monetisation, as well as some essential advice on how to set-up an indie studio and release an indie game in a manner that will be successful.
We also have episode 3 of our exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the development of 2015 feature film Rise of the Indies by the great documentarians at GameLoading, led by Lester Francois.
This is just the start of what this blockbuster issue holds. There are 12 showcased games in all, 9 exclusive interviews, reviews, previews, news, opinion, videos, soundtracks and plenty more. Get amongst it, and grab it now.
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Have you collected every episode of Grab It?
- Episode 1 - Includes The Making of République (*free sample issue)
- Episode 2 - Includes The Making of Oceanhorn
- Episode 3 - Includes The Making of Monument Valley
- Episode 4 - Includes The Making of Last Inua
- Episode 5 - Includes The Making of World of Tanks Blitz
- Episode 6 - Includes The Making of Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers
- Grab It Presents Nihilumbra - Classics Collection