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Side-scrolling shooter Platypus now for sale

Today Astraware released Platypus, a side-scrolling shooter for the iPhone and iPod Touch, in the iTunes App Store. The game is based on the cult Mac classic developed by Idigicon. The feel of the game is still the same like in the old days, but this iPhone-game offers new gameplay options thanks to the touch-screen controls and the accelerometer. Playtpus costs $4.99 in the App Store.


Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes now available

Just a couple of weeks ago there was a rumor that Gameloft was working on Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes for the iPhone and iPod Touch, and soon after that we had the first details and footage of this stunning World War II title. The game contains 14 missions in 3 compaigns, namely Normandy, Ardennes and Tunisia. The game has great 3D graphics recreating the atmosphere of a real Hollywood WWII blockbuster. Players can drive 4×4 vehicule or a Sherman tank and use weapons like a sniper rifle, machine guns, a bazooka and many others. The accelerometer is being used to launch grenades, aiming at enemies needs to be done with via the touch-screen. Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes is now available in the App Store for $9.99.


2079 free for the next 48 hours

2079, Eric Tong, iPhone, iPod Touch2079, a cool shooter that’s been out for a couple of days, is now available for free for the next 48 hours. The game is priced at $0.99 and it’s well worth its price, but it’s off course even more fun if it’s for free. Tilt to move, shake to blast, shoot to kill. It sounds simple and it is pretty simple, but it’s a lot of fun and very addicting. Eric Tong, the developer of the game, is planning to add more enemies, modes and online leaderboards in the future.


More Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes footage and info


A few days ago
we reported that Gameloft is working on Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes for iPhone and iPod Touch. Today Gameloft released more information on the game and a video showing some neat footage of the game popped up on YouTube. You play as Jason Becker, a soldier of the 101st Airborne division. You’ll have to battle your way through Normandy, Ardennes and Tunisia in the fourteen missions of the game. The game combines objectives on foot with driving 4×4 vehicles and Sherman Tanks. Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes is due to come out in December this year.


Blast through space with 2079 for one dollar

2079, Eric Tong, iPhone, iPod Touch2079 is another one of those cool but cheap shooter games for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Tilt to move, shake to blast, shoot to kill. It sounds simple and it is pretty simple, but it’s a lot of fun and very addicting. Eric Tong, the developer of the game, is planning to add more enemies, modes and online leaderboards in the future. Get it now for $0.99 in the App Store.


Brothers in Arms and Hero of Sparta for iPhone


Hero of Sparta for iPhone

Hero of Sparta, Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes, iPhone, iPod Touch, GameloftAccording to The Guardian, Gameloft will release two big iPhone and iPod Touch games by the end of this year. The first title is Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes, a third-person WWI shooter with onfoot shoting and some driving action as well. The game uses a virtual D-pad for controlling your character in the game. The second game is Hero of Sparta, a 3D hack-n-slash game with an onscreen D-pad and contextual options to attack, defend, change weapons and so on.


Platypus in a sneak preview video

Astraware, the developer of games such as Golden Skull and GTS World Racing, has released a sneak preview video of its upcoming iPhone and iPod Touch game called Platypus. It’s based on the popular side-classic scrolling arcade shooter that came out for PC and Mac. This gameplay video shows us some superfast accelerometer gameplay.


FPS-game Cube now available for free

Cube, fern Lightning, iPhone, iPod TouchAbout six weeks ago Fernlightning submitted its FPS-game Cube to Apple for review, and today we can finally see the result of the studio’s hard work. The game is for free since it’s actually a technology demo. The landscape-style engine of the game pretends to be an indoor FPS engine that combines precision dynamic occlusion culling with a form of geometric mipmapping on the world for dynamic LOD for configurable FPS and graphic detail. That’s a whole lot of crazy difficult words, all we care about is that this game is now available for free.


rRootage awaiting review in App Store

rRootage is a port of a shoot’em-up game developed by Kenta Cho for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Your goal is to constantly fire against an enemy mothership while avoiding attacks. The game was developed by Lazrhog and will be available for free in the App Store soon.


Blue Skies lands in the App Store

Blue Skies Air Force Academy, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3G, Rocking Pocket GamesNot so long ago we talked about Blue Skies Air Force Academy, a pretty cool 2D top-down helicopter shooter developed by Rocking Pocket Games for the iPhone and iPod Touch. You join the elite Blue Skies Helicopter team and defend your country against an evil leader called Hans Kraven and his mercenaries Rachel, Takeshi and Bruno. This top down 2D scroller uses the acceloremeter to steer you through the 30 levels full of helicopters, tanks, planes, blimps and mines. Blue Skies is now available in the App Store and costs $9.99.