Ok, I’m not gonna beat around the bush here…this game is weird. W-E-I-R-D. The concept is seriously just kinda out there, but as most good iPhone games go, this thing will just pull you in. Save Toshi DX is really just a great game for throwing on some headphones, zoning out, blasting the music, and saving the small asian girl time and time again… Read the rest of this entry »
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The great thing about iPhone or iPad games is that there are so many to choose from. The bad thing about iPhone or iPad games is that there are so many to choose from. Many claim to be fun and claim to provide hours of entertainment, only to disappoint once they are downloaded. That is not the case with Nyan Cat: Lost in Space, however, consider yourself warned this game is very addictive. You may even find yourself singing along with the theme song in no time at all.
Nyan Cat: Lost in Space is basically a simple came of a cat flying through space collecting as much food as possible. But once you start playing you will see that there is much more to it than that. You are able to gather different tools that will assist you to collecting food faster or more efficiently. Read the rest of this entry »
Mecapix, from Robotalism Games, is an innovative and highly entertaining mash-up of genres. Take some Tetris-like puzzle pieces, add some shooter action, the likes of Galaga, and throw in the pattern recognition found in something like Donkey Kong, and you can begin to envision what to expect in Mecapix. The game is obviously a loving homage to the classics of the 80s; however, like many of those favorites, the difficulty of Mecapix can be unforgiving for those not willing to give it their maximum attention.
Mecapix is a simple concept at its core. Various arrangements of blocks (called Mecas) fall from the top of the screen. The player must draw his or her own block figures (PIXes) at the bottom of the screen to send upwards and combat the falling arrangements. For each block that gets past your defenses, you lose a life. Lose too many lives, and it’s game over. Simple, yes, but Mecapix intensifies the complexity as you progress through the levels. Read the rest of this entry »
Alright all you aspring bandits out there…mount up for one of the most addicting games that I’ve yet to find for my iPhone. And that game is….(drum roll)….High Noon! I absolutely love it when an iPhone developer gets everything about a game right. From the overall look to the ease of gameplay to the price point, this thing is just awesome.
The game itself is pretty straightforward. It’s a one-on-one multiplayer western style shooter. It takes advantage of the iPhone’s anonymous multiplayer features and allows you to challenge other players across the globe. The point of the game is to become the most hated/feared bandit in all of the old west by increasing your level through repeated duel victories. Each time you pair up there is a specified “reward” if you kill the other. As you get more infamous (kill more folks) your level and your reward will all continue to rise. Read the rest of this entry »
The afterlife has been thrown into disarray with demons and angels scattered about the universe. It is your job, in Angel Bounce, to restore the powers that be to their rightful afterlife locations. Angels and demons both fall from the sky and you, acting as a cloud, choose to bounce the angels back to heaven and allow the demons to fall to the depths of hell. The story line is interesting; basically there has been a cosmic upset and angels and demons have been bounced around. They need to get back to their rightful homes and it is your job to get them there.
Angel Bounce is a pretty basic and easy to navigate game. It has all been seen before and the mechanism is nothing special. You navigate the cloud across the screen to bounce the angels back to heaven, much like many other app store games. The only catch is you must avoid the demons that are also falling from the sky. When you bounce the demons back into heaven they are considered “saved” and will lower your overall score. If you happen to let an angel fall into hell they are considered “condemned” and it also lowers your score. Read the rest of this entry »
Earth Under Siege is the new game from the company Insane. It offers game play that is not easy but is very fun. The graphics and the sound are some of the best aspects of this new iPad game. Here is an overview of “Earth Under Siege.” It might not be easy, but it is really fun. The graphics on this game are incredible. They use high definition and the best visual graphics in the industry. The music is incredible as well. The music is so good that you might want a copy of the music yourself. It uses multi-touch interaction for a fast paced alien fighting game.
The game play is dynamic and interactive. The fast paced game takes the player through battles that fight aliens invaders for the protection of the Turrets. You get to create artificial intelligence as you battle through some of the best gaming on the iPad in sometime. It is brand new technology with an old school feel. The only difference is, that the game has things in it that the old school games never had. It is lively and very interactive. You won’t regret this game. It is well worth the wait. Read the rest of this entry »
Most good iPhone game developers will only give you their genious goodness if you’re willing to pay a few bucks, but every now and then a good iPhone developer or a quite unknown developer releases an awesome free iPhone game. There are completely free games, and of course the so-called Freemium games that will at some point require a few cents or bucks from you if you want to really get into the game. Actually the App Store has more good Freemium games than 100% free iPhone games, but for all the cheapscapes out there we compiled a list of the best free iPhone games.
Paper Toss has been in the App Store for quite some time, and has always been a 100% free iPhone game. The concept is quite simple and get slightly addictive; you have some balled up paper and need to throw it in the trash bin by sweeping your finger over your touch screen. There’s some cool difficulties in the game like a ventilator that may distort your paper ball’s flight direction. The game has different stages and difficulty levels and can be made ad-free if you pay a dollar to the game’s developer. Download from App Store
There has probably never been a mobile phone that didn’t have some sort of Solitaire game pre-installed on it, well that is why game developers came up with this free Solitaire iPhone game. Don’t expect anything extremely fancy though, Solitaire looks just like the old Solitaire-game on Windows but has a few new features. You can change your game’s background, use Vegas scoring and use your own cards in the game. Download from App Store
Trundle! That’s the name of this neat free puzzle adventure game for iPhone and iPod Touch with a really cool silhouette-like graphic style. The game lets you play with blocks by pushing them, using machines and by doing risky tricks. In case you’re really getting into it, you can go to the App Store and buy an extra level for the game. Download from App Store
A Quest of Knights Onrush
Knights Onrush by Chillingo took some precious time from a lot of iPhone-lovers, except of course you cheap ass iPhone-gamers who waited for a free look-a-like version of the game. The wait is over; some developers had the guts to try and make a free equivalent of the game under the name “A Quest of Knights Onrush”. Play as a midget-knight, slaughter enemies, enjoy hours of free entertainment. Download from App Store
Real Racing GTI
Volkswagen’s Real Racing GTI iPhone game starring the latest Golf VI is of course not a game intended to get some bucks from you, Volkswagen just wants you to testdrive its car on your mobile device. This game gives you the chance to cruise around in one of the six cars on the standard track. However, if you really like it you can always decide to purchase the full game from Firemint in the App Store. Download from App Store
Spider: Hornet Smash
Spider: Hornet Smash is actually a Lite version (demo) of the full non-free iPhone game Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor. All iPhone game reviewsites gave that game a whole bunch of love for its awesomeness, and now you can play it for free. In this arcade-style game you’ll be dodging bees and other stingy insects, and connect with friends over the internet with built-in Facebook Connect support and other goodies. Download from App Store
Usually free iPhone games that easily eat your time away are the best, and FallDown! could be the best example of that type of great free iPhone apps. This simple game lets you tilt your iPhone or iPod Touch to guide a ball to the holes in the game. It’s one of the most simple game concepts ever, and this game prooves that it still works. Pay a dollar and you won’t have to be distracted by the advertisements in this game anymore. Download from App Store
Traffic Rush is a simple but pretty chaotic car traffic game similar to Firemint’s non-free Flight Control game. You need to make cars stop and accelerate by simply giving them a touch of your finger. It’s your job to make sure that the cars don’t crash, until of course you lose your head and get too much tapping work and the cars crash leading to your game over with hopefully a new high score! So if Flight Control looks like it could be something cool for you but you’re not willing to pass the buck immediately, then definitely check out Traffic Rush! Download from App Store
A fan of pictionary? Be sure to check out Depict, a pictionary-like iPhone and iPod Touch title offering a few minutes of free fun. It’s a little bit different from the classic pictionary though; in this game you get multiple-choice options to make it a taddy bit easier and to speed things up. Get the full version of the game, and you’ll be able to play online and have access to tons of other good features. Download from App Store
Papi is a happy, red little bouncing ball who likes to jump in the sky to try to be as high and dry as possible. You need to move your iPhone from left to right to get Papi to jump on the platforms. If you don’t manage to get Papi a platform to jump on, he’ll simply fall down and Papi with the amazing jumping skills will be no more. It’s dead simple, pretty addictive and a hardcore free iPhone game with some ads here and there. This game was actually the predecessor of Doodle Jump, one of the best-selling games in the App Store. Download from App Store
Following today’s releasedate announcement of Game Center at today’s keynote, Apple has now placed a Game Center information page on its website to get you ready for Game Center. It does give some info on how you will be able to login, that once you are logged in you stay logged in even if you leave the app and you will be able to change your public nickname. The page doesn’t really reveal any new information, but it’s definitely worth a visit if you like Apple’s productpages and nice pictures.
Right after Apple announced new Game Center and its November release, Firemint sent us an email to let you know that it will seamlessly incorporate Apple Game Center features into its hit games Flight Control and Real Racing via the Cloudcell platform. The Game Center features for these games will be available on the supported devices (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation), and will also be mirrored on Cloudcell to offer the same features to the non-supported devices. The Game Center features should be introduced right after Game Center is released, updates will of course be free.
Firemint will seamlessly incorporate Apple Game Center features into its hit games Flight Control and Real Racing via its Cloudcell platform. The features will be available on supported devices (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod touch 3rd and 4th generation), but will also be mirrored on Cloudcell whenever possible to offer similar functionality on older devices. Features such as achievements and leaderboards will be available in the game itself, on the Cloudcell web site or via Game Center. We hope Game Center features will be available in our games (as free updates) as soon as Game Center is released.
We already mentioned in our Apple Game Center post that Mark Cubbs from Epic Games took the stage during Steve Jobs’ press conference to show of a demo of Project Sword. The reason this game looks so impressive is that it’s running on the Unreal Engine 3. The good news is; the other tech demo that was shown is now available in the App Store for free, just search for Epic Citadel and rake it in!
Epic Citadel is a nice demo that lets you explore a medieval city and lets you travel through a mysterious cathedral. Don’t expect too much from it, just give your eyes a little feast and spend a lot of attention to the gorgeous graphics of this “game”. As Towelie said it: “Don’t forget to bring your towel”, because you’re going to want to clean that drool of your iPhone/iPod screen after seeing the graphics in this amazing tech demo!
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