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Putting ghosts asleep in Touch Ghosts

Touch Ghosts, a game developed by an Italian developer, is a new puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch that looks similar to FlipIt when it comes to the gameplay You get a bunch of ghosts that you need to put asleep. It looks like a very simple game that will cost about $1.29. Touch Ghosts will feature five difficulty modes and three gameplay modes. The developer is currently waiting for Apple to give him the green light to publish his game.

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.

Belkin JoyPod gaming looks promising

Touch Arcade got their hands on some artworks of the Belkin JoyPod for the iPhone. It’s still a prototype, but rumors are floating around saying that Apple will be providing support for this add-on in the system’s SDK. Most gamers were concerned that iPhone gaming could never break through because of the lack of buttons on the device, but with this JoyPod those problems would be gone.

Belkin JoyPod, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch Belkin JoyPod, iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch

A Spanish advertisement for this JoyPod add-on shows that it has eight buttons, audio output and a dock connector for power and syncing so that you don’t have to get your iPhone out of the accessory to sync or charge it. It’s not clear whether this JoyPod will also support the iPod Touch or not.

Golden Skull now available for $2.99

Golden Skull, Astraware, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3GThis week Astraware released some more details on Golden Skull, a colorful puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Today Astraware, the developer of games like Toy Bot Diaries, has released Golden Skull in the App Store for just $2.99. In Golden Skull you help Saeed on his journey through the Mayan ruins to recover the Golden Skull. By touching groups of sparkling gems you make them disappear and earn 5 gold coins. By removing larger groups of gems you get more coins, but if you run out of moves your journey will end. Read the rest of this entry »

Asphalt 4 Elite Racing now out for iPhone

Asphalt 4 Elite Racing, iPhone, iPod Touch, GameloftEarlier, we were reporting that Gameloft is planning to focus more and more on the iPhone, and one of the games that should give them a higher sales this fall is Asphalt 4 Elite Racing for the iPhone and available since today. The game was due to come out somewhere in July, but Gameloft needed more time to finish this car with 28 beautiful licensed cars. With cars from manufacturers like Aston Martin, Ferrari and Bugatti you’ll be cruising through 5 game modes and 9 cities such as Dubai, Shanghai, New York and, bien sur, Paris. This $9.99 app is probably one of the best-looking iPhone games out there, if not one of the best portable games out on the market. Read the rest of this entry »

Pricedrop for Tetris and Big Bang Sudoku

Tetris, iPhone, EA, iPod Touch, Big Bang SudokuToday two great and very addictive games got a pricedrop in the App Store. First of all there’s a smashing classic, EA’s Tetris dropped from $9.99 and $7.99 giving you no more reason to pick this game up now. The second game that had to deal with a pricedrop today was Big Bang Sudoku from Freeverse. Instead of $4.99 you now pay only $2.99 for this game filled with Sudoku puzzles. With four difficulty levels, over 10,000 levels and beautiful artwork this is another must-have for your iPhone. Read the rest of this entry »

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader now on iPhone

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader, Capcom, iPhoneThe popular ‘Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader’ TV’ show now has its own iPhone game available in the App Store for $9.99. The concept of this game developed by Capcom is simple, you need to answer questions about stuff that a 5th grader learns in school. The game offers you a series of up to eleven questions in every round ranging from different subjects like math, history and so on. With over 800 questions in the game there’s plenty of opportunities to show that you’re smarther than a 5th grader.

Gameloft concentrating more on iPhone

  • Author: Mr Sandeman
  • Filed under: iPhone, iPod
  • Date: Aug 29,2008

Gameloft, iPhone, iPod TouchRed Herring reports that Gameloft is counting on the iPhone for better financial results this year. On Thursday they reported a net loss of 1.2 million dollars on sales of 74 million dollars for their first half of 2008. Last year they still had a net income of 50,000 dollars.

“These strategic investments pave the way for the future growth of the company, especially in the ‘rich games’ segment that was launched in 2008 on high-end phones (iPhone, N-Gage, Instinct, etc.) and on downloading consoles (Wii, Xbox 360 and PS3), which is expected to fuel growth in the second half of 2008 and in following years,”

Gameloft currently has seven games out for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch.

Source: Gamebabl

Lite version for aMaze! and SolarQuest

  • Author: Mr Sandeman
  • Filed under: iPhone
  • Date: Aug 29,2008

SolarQuest, aMaze!, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3G, Neon Surge, SimioticaToday two developers dropped a Lite-version of their iPhone and iPod Touch game in Apple’s App Store. First up is SolarQuest Lite from Neon Surge, a one level version of SolarQuest that should convince you to purchase the full version for $2.99. aMaze! from Simiotica also received a free demo version giving you 12 free levels that should warm you up for the full version of the game that contains over 70 levels filled with accelerometer fun similar to Labyrinth. Read the rest of this entry »

Air Hockey with Fan Caps for iPhone and iPod Touch

  • Author: Mr Sandeman
  • Filed under: iPhone, iPod
  • Date: Aug 28,2008

Fan Caps, Interactive Fan, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPhone 3GTouch Arcade reports that Interactive Fan has announced Fan Caps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Fans of Air Hockey should be excited for this one, because the control scheme of the game sounds pretty interesting. You use your finger to move the cap and hit the bal, and the camera is controlled by tilting the iPhone or iPod Touch. The game features realistic physics, five difficulty levels and a whole bunch of unique caps to play with. Over Wi-Fi you will be able to play with up to two players. Read the rest of this entry »