Apple Inc. (AAPL) Game Center Meet Amazon’s GameCircle

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On Wednesday, Amazon announced its own gaming service for game developers called GameCircle. By creating this new experience, Amazon appears to be competing directly with Apple Inc. (AAPL) Game Center, putting scores, competition and social gaming into one service and offering it to developers and users alike. On the Amazon … Read the Full Story →

Asphalt 7: Heat Is to Arcade Racing what Real Racing is to Sim Racing

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On rare occasions I will tell you to go and grab a game immediately and then come back and read this review…….this is one of those occasions and to be honest what do you have to lose when all you’ll be spending is 99 cents on a universal app that … Read the Full Story →

Madcoaster Review – A Fast Paced Roller Coaster Ride

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Madcoaster Review If you are one of the millions of players who downloaded and lost hours of their lives playing Jetpack Joyride then I may have a new game to break that addiction. Madcoaster from App Store dominators Chillingo is a new universal game where you control a roller coaster … Read the Full Story →

iBomber Defense Pacific Review – Another Solid Tower Denfense Game from Chillingo

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iBomber Defense Pacific Review iBomber Defense Pacific is a follow up to the highly acclaimed iBomber Defense and provides hours of tower defense style game-play. The action, as the title suggests, takes place on the Pacific Rim and the levels reflect that region in all their glory, from golden deserts … Read the Full Story →

Fancy Pants Review – Fun Platformer That Will Keep You Coming Back For More

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Fancy Pants Review Growing up I would frequently send and receive greeting cards that used the poems and character of Purple Ronnie, a stick figure, funny guy who always brought a smile to my face, and in Fancy Pants for iPhone and iPad I was taken back to that time … Read the Full Story →

Puckerz for iPhone Pinball without Bumpers?

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Puckerz Rating: Many successful games in the App store share several main qualities that allow for such success, one of the most prominent is simplicity. Puckerz seems to be an extremely addicting creation based off of pinball roots. Players use a control system not unlike Angry Birds to shoot their … Read the Full Story →

iOS 4.1 Software Update Now Available for Download

Apple today released their latest iOS update for iPhone and iPod touch. iOS 4.1 addresses the performance bug in iOS 4.0 which caused slow performance for iPhone 3G users and also fixes the iPhone 4 proximity sensor bug. The update also adds Game Center, which is Apple’s take on social gaming. … Read the Full Story →

Hexius for iPhone is Explosive Fun (Game Review)

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Hexius Rating: Pattern matching and elimination games can be a hard genre to develop in. Regardless of how original and good a game is, it is inevitably compared to classics like Bejewelled. Comparisons to a genre-defining games can create unfair expectations and leave you second guessing an otherwise great product. While … Read the Full Story →

Apple iPad Apps, many with the suffix HD, show up in iTunes

It seems that a few iPad apps and games are starting to pop up in the iTunes App Store today. The incredibly popular Parachute Panic, which boasts 4 Million+ downloads as well as Scoreloop Social Gaming integration has just shown up as “Parachute Panic HD”. [iTunes Store] Doing a search … Read the Full Story →

The “Freemium” Game sales model? Lipstick on the same old pig?

When I first sat down to write this article I was a little lost initially as to how to attack it. You see I am not convinced that the “Freemium” model is actually the “next big thing” that the blog-o-sphere is hyping it up to be. Certainly a large number … Read the Full Story →

Tune Runner for iPhone Turns Your Music Into Adventure | Upcoming Game

There are a number of iPhone games that use music as a backdrop for game play. Tapulous’ popular Tap Tap Revenge series immediately comes to mind. The thing about games like Tap Tap Revenge is that they require you to buy content to play with which, on an iPhone full … Read the Full Story →