EA Mobile has moved into the final stages of production of Sim City, which should release later this month. Kotaku managed to get their hands on an early copy, so head over there to see what the guys thought. Despite a few bugs and minor setbacks from having to use your fingers to place the buildings it seems like Sim City will be a solid, fully functional (not trimmed down from the PC version) launch.
Since today Monopoly Here & Now: The World Edition is available for iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. For $7.99 you get a real classic that uses the touch-screen controls and the accelerometers of the iPhone. Here is the feature list of the game:
Use your touch screen to flick and drag property cards and simulate real-life game experiences
3D view of the board and movers
Wi-Fi Multiplayer Mode allows 4 players to connect via the same router on a Local Area Network
Give your iPhone/iPod touch a shake to roll the dice or animate the movers
Automatically replaces players who leave with AI
Select full-board view or zoom in for a close-up
Play solo against the computer or Pass n’ play for 4
eXact, Deluxeware’s new puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch is now available in the App Store for. Use the touch-screen to slide the colored bricks from the top, bottom, right and left to make matches of three. The better your match, the bigger your score bonuses. Here’s the feature list of eXact:
Ferrari GT: Evolution is another great iPhone game developed by Gameloft. This $9.99 game has an awesome feature list and will definitely be one of the top selling App Store games. Everyone who saw the cinematic trailer of the game might be a little disappointed by the graphics in-game, but it’s by far one of the best-looking iPhone and iPod Touch games out on the market. With future updates it will be possible to race gamers from all over the world. Ferrari GT: Evolution will be available tonight.
The kind folks over at VGViews sent us an email to let us know that they have a nice iPhone gamedeal for the holidays. Tatomic, an action puzzle game, has now been dropped to only $2.99 for a limited time. In this game, players connect falling pairs of atoms into colored chains to make them explode and disappear and earn point bonuses by clearing multiple chains at once. If you’re not sure about Tatomic, then you should definitely try out the free Lite version of the game.
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.
In August we interviewed Paul Farley from TAG Games about their upcoming iPhone-game Astro Ranch. Last week TAG Games announced Car Jack Streets for the iPhone and iPod Touch and we immediately had some questions that we wanted to ask the developers team of the game. In this interview you’ll learn more about the controls and possible multiplayer mode of Car Jack Streets. Read the rest of this entry »
Tap Tap Dance, the latest app from Tapulous, follows up on the success of the free Tap Tap Revenge. Don’t think that this is just a clone of the last one however. TTD features new challenges (held notes, multi-notes, and boss levels) as well as an impressive new sound track featuring big name artists like Daft Punk and The Chemical Brothers. The graphics have also been revamped, and some tracks even have their own specific themes.
Overall, TTD will only set you back a Lincoln ($5 US) while providing hours of gameplay.
Igloo Games has announced that it has submitted Dizzy Bee 2 for iPhone and iPod Touch to the App Store. The game is expected to come out on or around December 11th and it will cost $2.99 for just one week. In Dizzy Bee 2 you help your Fruit Friends to make their way through grinding gears, around sticky webs and past wild turrets. In this new adventure you have power ups to help you on your adventure on the two oceans and eight islands in the game. Here’s a list of features in Dizzy Bee 2:
Tons of new enemies.
More Fruit Friends.
Difficulty levels: Choose “Easy” and “Normal”
Nearly 90 levels including Easy variations and Bonus Stages.
Finer control. You can hold your iPod Touch/iPhone flat to move enemies and good guys with more precision. (No more “too flat” warnings!)
Power ups! Finally the good guys strike back.
New bonus level rules!
Additional time bonus scoring. Beat levels faster if you’d like some extra points.
Two days ago Gameloft released a new video of Hero of Sparta, and today they released the game in the App Store. The game is available for iPhone and iPod Touch and uses the touch-screen of both systems to move your hero with the virtual analogue stick and to unleash his power by performing combos on the screen. Use your sword, axe, bow or twin blades to get rid of the enemies that guard the 8 levels of this full 3D game. The game contains mythical creatures like Cerberus, the Cyclops and many other foes. Get Hero of Sparta now for $9.99 in the App Store.