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Addictive Chinese puzzles in Tangrams for iPhone

iPhone, iPod Touch, Tangrams, TanZen, TanZen Lite, iPhone 3G, Little White Bear Studios, Brian WursterWith Tangrams for the iPhone and iPod Touch you get over 400 classic Chinese puzzles. The goal in the game is to match the silhouette shown with seven different geometric shapes without having pieces that overlap eachother. You need to move the puzzle pieces simply by dragging the pices on the screen. If you can’t get enough of these clever puzzles, then there’s also TanZen which has been available for a while now. There’s even a free TanZen Lite game available in the App Store if you want to get a taste of this addictive Chinese puzzle game.


New patch should make Super Monkey Ball easier

Super Monkey Ball, iPhone, SEGA, iPhone 3G, iPod TouchSuper Monkey Ball from SEGA is one of the best iPhone games out there, but it’s pretty hard for people who aren’t familiar with the Super Monkey Ball series. The game has already sold over 300,000 copies and will now get an update that will make the game a little easier reports MTV Multiplayer. After running this update you should have more grip on the controls and you should be able to tweak the ‘dead zone’. The dead zone is the orientation at which you could hold the iPhone to stop moving. SEGA hasn’t confirmed this patch yet.


Interview with Ben Gottlieb from Stand Alone

Crosswords, Interviews, Ben Gottlieb, Stand Alone, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3GWe recently had the chance to ask Ben Gottlieb of Stand Alone some questions about Crosswords, their first game for Apple’s iPhone. The game has been out for some time now and Ben Gottlieb is very happy with the success of their title and the response they received from the community. Ben Gottlieb also talked about their plans for the future. Read the rest of this entry »


More info and screenshots from Rolando

In July HandCircus announced a neat looking game called Rolando, a physics puzzler that looks a lot like LocoRoco for Sony’s PlayStation Portable. It has the same colorful look like LocoRoco, but the controls of this puzzle game are off course totally different. You can manipulate the levels by rotating, sliding, dragging, pressing buttons and so on. In some of the bonus levels you will be able to rotate the level just by using the accelerometer. HandCircus announced that in Rolando’s world there are some new additions like piranhas, cannons, slime pits, evil spiders, torches and much more.

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Squirgle! action puzzler won’t make you seasick

Squirgle!, Powerhouse Games, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPod TouchSquirgle! is an action puzzle game that should keep you busy for hours according to Powerhouse Games, the developer of this iPhone and iPod Touch game. By rotating the octopi you need to collect as many gems as possible in the two different game modes packaged in a nice marine theme with relaxing music and easy controls. The game features 120 levels and unique power-ups along with a nice collection of sea creatures that color the game’s background. So far the game has been getting positive reviews with an average of 3,5 out of 5. Squirgle! is now available for $4.99.


Lost Keys now in the iTunes App Store

Lost Keys, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch, Chudigi SoftwareLosing your keys, it can happen to anyone on the most annoying moments. Chudigi Software wants to train you for the moments you find yourself in this horrible situation. In Lost Keys a bunch of different objects are dropped on your screen and somewhere behind these objects are your keys. You have to move objects with your fingers on the touchscreen to find your way through the mess and find your keys and you have only 60 seconds. This would be cool as a free app, but we don’t think that this one is worth $0.99. You can order it here.


CubicMan Deluxe drops from $4.99 to $2.99

CubicMan Deluxe, iPhone, Teemsoft, iPhone 3G, iPod TouchTo boost sales of their game CubicMan for the iPhone, Teemsoft released a special demo version called CubicMan Lite. Now they decided to lower the price from $4.99 to $2.99 to get even more sales in. It’s unclear whether this is a permanent change or something temporary, but it’s most likely a permanent pricedrop. Not sure if CubicMan Deluxe is a cool game for you? Check out the free demo now.


Colorful PuzzLoop now available for iPhone

  • Author: Mr Sandeman
  • Filed under: iPhone, Puzzle
  • Date: Aug 6,2008

iPhone 3G, PuzzLoop, Hudson, ApplePuzzLoop started as an arcade game back in 1998 and ever since games like Luxor and Zuma have been trying to do the some trick. You see a bunch of colorful things rolling over your screen in a line and you have to make matches to make them go away. The game has off course innovative iPhone touch-controls and has an extremely colorful look. You can pick up PuzzLoop from Hudson in the App Store for $7.99. Hudson also announced that it’s planning to develop more iPhone-games in the coming months.


Free Crosswords demo now available

  • Author: Mr Sandeman
  • Filed under: Demo, Puzzle
  • Date: Aug 6,2008

http://toucharcade.com/link/http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=285702231&mt=8Crosswords is a pretty expensive $9.99 game, so Stand Alone has decided to release a demo so that people who have doubts about the game can give it a try first. The free demo has 30 built-in crossword puzzles that you can try out. The best feature about Crosswords is that you have access to a ton of free puzzles and the New York Times subscription service. You can download the Crosswords Light demo application here.


Wannabe Boulder Dash-game Digga now available

Digga, Boulder Dash, iPhone, AppleBoulder Dash imitations enough, but there’s only a few good Boulder Dash wannabe’s out there. Digga is a game that tries to be a Boulder Dash game for the iPhone. You play as Joe the Digga who’s hunting for gold. With 80 levels, nice graphics, loads of boulders falling on your screen and ghosts trying to fool you this game is packed heavy enough for a long trip. Digg is now available in the App Store.