Thumpies for iPhone: Create Crazy Beats With Little Monsters

Thumpies [rating: 4/5] Rhythm games are all the rage these days on all gaming systems from the cross-over hits of Guitar Hero and Rock Band to the iPhone classic Tap Tap Revenge it seems that everyone these days is more than happy to jam along to their favorite tunes in anyway they can. Thumpies takes a slightly different take on … Read More

Aegis for iPhone Fails to Hit The Target

Aegis [rating: 3/5] There are a lot of games in the App Store that suffer from being a step or two away from true greatness. They might be missing social gaming, or ignore some basic gameplay functionality, or just scrimp on one aspect or another of the experience. Aegis from V-Sense Communications is unfortunately such an app. You get a … Read More

Robot Rampage for iPhone is Runaway Fun

Robot Rampage [rating: 5/5] I had the privilege of reviewing Space Station: Frontier by Origin8 in early January. It was one of the most polished, fun, and challenging game I had ever played on the iPhone platform. I now have the privilege of reviewing Robot Rampage by Origin8 and I’m glad to say they have a bit of streak going. Robot Rampage … Read More

TRANSFORMERS G1: Awakening for iPhone Launch Date | Video

We received an update from glu mobile about their upcoming game for iPhone/iPod touch called TRANSFORMERS G1: Awakening. The game will be available on February 25. Roll out with the TRANSFORMERS and battle the DECEPTICONS in the classic 1st Generation TV series universe! TRANSFORMERS G1 Awakening iPhone/iPod Touch – Preview Trailer

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem | Fun and Challenging Game

Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem [rating: 4/5] Roo Games have joined the App Store with there debut game Mole – Quest for the Terracore Gem. Mole see’s you take control of Mark the mole as he attempts to dig through the earth to find the fabled Terracore Gem. You do this by controlling Mark the mole through 6 … Read More

Mobile Operators Announce App Store To Compete With Apple

A consortium of mobile operators, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone, have announced an agreement to create a unified mobile application store. This is of course a direct attempt by the providers to muscle away some of the power Apple now exerts on the mobile market and place it back in the hands of … Read More

Fighting Fantasy: Deathtrap Dungeon for iPhone Not For Everyone

Fighting Fantasy: Deathtrap Dungeon [rating: 3/5] As a child I was an avid reader. The “choose your adventure” stories were always one genre I enjoyed immensely. Those were the stories that were not meant to be read linearly but that jumped around the book depending on the decisions you made in the story. In many ways, they were the precursor to … Read More

The iPad Gold Rush | Development On Rise

New products always elicit excitement and aggregate buzz around them. The iPad has been a perfect example of this truth. We’ve documented the build up to, and aftermath of, the iPad announcement in many articles. Now new information has come out providing further empirical evidence of the excitement the iPad has caused. Flurry is a San Francisco-based analytics company that … Read More

Artist Colony for iPhone Will Keep You Enthralled For Many Hours

Artist Colony [rating: 4.5/5] Think of The Sims, then think of Picasso, Michelangelo, Emin or Hirst and then mix them all up in a big artistic pot and what you are left with is Artist Colony, a people simulation where your task is to nurture your aspiring artists to successfully run their own artist colony. Now even I’ll admit that when … Read More

Steam Wars for iPhone is Old Fashioned Fun

Steam Wars [rating: 4/5] Mention Steampunk and you’ll get one of three responses: fascination, dismissal, or ignorance. The Steampunk genre is not as well known as its cousin Cyberpunk but it has a small and devoted following. If you’re not familiar with the genre, basically it postulates a world where modern technology has taken root in Victorian times. Instead of … Read More

Woffo for iPhone Won’t Leave You Puzzled

Woffo [rating: 5/5] My father was an English Grammar teacher so word games and puzzles were a staple in our house. Many a night was spent in front of a Scrabble board or doing crosswords. One of the pleasures I found when I first came to the App Store was the profusion of word games. Woffo by Gold Brothers Entertainment … Read More

iPad Pressure Already Being Felt?

Much has been made about Apple’s lack of Flash support on their portable devices. A few articles here have already discussed it and the likely repercussions. News out of the tech world today seems to indicate the pressure and promise of the iPad is forcing some major web sites to rethink their strategy and make their content available to non-Flash … Read More

Graves Robber for iPhone Could Leave You Feeling Like A Zombie!

Graves Robber [rating: 2/5] Before I start in this review I’ll warn you, no not about Zombies or things that go bump in the night, but at present this game is on offer for 99 cents for a reported 8 hours only, so if you decide you do want to give it a go, do it now! Anyway, on with the … Read More

iPhone 4G Coming Soon? New Evidence

As we predicted in an earlier post, with the iPad announcement out of the way, the hype and rumors are really starting to accumulate around the iPhone 4G. The still rumored device will probably be announced in June during the WWDC; as has been the tradition in the past. Until then, we have to subsist on the diet of rumors … Read More