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Volcano Planet Review

Volcano Planet Review

Volcano Planet is an action game that has players trying to save aliens from their now volcanic and soon exploding planet. Players must spin the planet surface and tap the erupting volcanos in order to suppress them long enough to evacuate the alien race. The controls are simple and work fine. You spin the planet by flicking the screen in different directions and tap the top of the erupting volcanos to delay them and the inevitable explosion. Players can also use different carbon supp…

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ROLANDO 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid Review

ROLANDO 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid Review

Rolando 2 picks up where the first game left off. Your Rolandos have sailed back from their adventures and accidentally brought a strange sickness back with them. They must now find the Golden Orchid to cure the sickness. The gameplay itself relies on rolling through levels, solving puzzles and other physics based challenges in order to get closer to finding the Golden Orchid. The game controls are simple, you tilt the screen to roll and flick up in order to jump. There are times duri…

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Attack of the Dust Bunnies Review

Attack of the Dust Bunnies Review

Attack of the Dust Bunnies is an arcade type shooter where players take control of a cleaning robot and must clean up different areas of the house from the attacking dust bunnies. You are given different level goals, but you will always have one objective, to clean with small rockets and nukes. As the bunnies come on screen, players tap or slide over them to fire a rocket. Players must also monitor multiple areas during levels; these can be switched by tapping arrow buttons on top of…

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Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville Review

Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville Review

Yard Sale: Hidden Treasures Sunnyville is a hidden object game for the iPhone. You have just moved into a new town and having heard of a best house magazine competition decide to hit the local garage sales in order to redecorate your house. The game has you traveling to different garage sales and giving you a checklist specific items to search for. The controls are basic, look around the garage sales by dragging your finger around the screen and tap any items you find to collect them.…

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Ferrari GT: Evolution Review

Review Gameloft By Damian Chiappara, 5 years ago
Ferrari GT: Evolution Review

Ferrari GT Evolution is a clone of Forza 2 for the iPhone, featuring an exclusive line-up of Ferraris. The game features a number of different game modes and allows players the chance to get behind the wheel of a large selection of some of the greatest sports cars ever made. You control your Ferrari by using the two on screen pedals to accelerate and brake while you steer by tilting the iPhone from side to side. The controls are simple, but often hard to use effectively. Steering is t…

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Fieldrunners Review

Fieldrunners Review

Fieldrunners is a tower defence game with a difference. Your goal is to place defence towers along a battlefield in order to stop the various enemies as they advance towards your base of operations. However, the way in which you place towers and plan your defence is completely up to you. The controls are incredibly simple. Select a tower of your choice and drag it onto the battlefield. You can also block your enemy’s path, forcing them to go around your towers. This is where fie…

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Textropolis Review

Review NimbleBit LLC By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Textropolis Review

Textropolis is a word based game where the player must travel to various cities, finding as many four letter or more words they can using letters in the city name (Eg. Amsterdam– star, master etc). The more words you find, the higher the population of that city, and overall the world, grows. As this is a word based game, the only controls needed are to choose letters and cities. Tap the screen as you would any other iPhone application to make your selections. You can get bonuses…

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Hero of Sparta Review

Review Gameloft By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Hero of Sparta Review

Hero of Sparta is an action adventure game where players take control of King Argos, a fierce Spartan warrior who like most fabled heroes, must embark on a dangerous and epic quest. The game takes you through various levels and putting you against legions of deadly mythical creatures, collecting power-ups, special items and upgrades. The controls are quite effective and work well. You use an on screen joystick to move Argos and tap on the attack and defend buttons with your finger. Th…

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Arcana Agency: Prologue Review

Review Megara Entertainment By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Arcana Agency: Prologue Review

Arcana Agency: Prologue is a ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ type game which takes you back to the 1930s and puts you in control of Humphrey Brown, an archaeologist turned Private Investigator, as you try to investigate a series of mysteries. You control Humphrey’s actions by making choices throughout the story. The controls are beyond basic as this is more of an interactive novel than a game, requiring more reading and thinking than quick reflexes. Players tap the scree…

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Homerun Battle 3D Review

Review Com2uS Corp. By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Homerun Battle 3D Review

Homerun Battle 3D is a game where players take control of a baseball batter and must hit as many homeruns as they can before the end of each game round. Players are also able to change their characters look and upgrade their gear in order to increase game stats and make hitting homeruns easier. Balls will be pitched at a small white box just in front of the player. By tilting the iPhone, players can control the angle of their strike and try to match it to the balls final position for…

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iRaft Wars Review

Review GameFactory By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
iRaft Wars Review

iRaft Wars is a strategy shooting game where players take control of small fruit like characters on a raft. Your goal is to shoot and knock off other characters on enemy rafts before they shoot and knock you off. You can also purchase raft upgrades or special weapons in order to turn the tables on your opponents in the art of raft warfare. iRaft War’s gameplay focuses mainly on lining up the right shot for the kill. Players control the power and angle of their shot by using thei…

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Croke Review

Croke Review

Croke is an iPhone version of the action board game Crokinole and has similar rules to shuffleboard. Players must push their discs towards the middle of the board to get a higher score, while knocking other player’s discs off or away from high scoring sections. Players control their discs by sliding their finger to position they wish to shoot from and then pull back on the spring behind ti to launch. The disc speed and power is measured by how far you pull back the spring. There…

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Jojos Fashion Show 2 Review

Review iwin, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Jojos Fashion Show 2 Review

Jojo’s Fashion Show 2 puts players in charge of dressing models with various fashion styles backstage at a fashion show. Your goal is to put on a 5 star show by matching the right clothes to the right styles. The controls are simple enough, drag clothes of the right style on to the models and then tap the screen to send them out once dressed. Power-ups can be used to further increase your fashion points and get you closer to a 5 star show. However, the controls aren’t as r…

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Egyptian Dreams 4 Slots Review

Review Pokie Magic By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Egyptian Dreams 4 Slots Review

Egyptian Dreams 4 Slots is a slot machine game for the iPhone. The game plays like any slot machine at casinos, you place a bet and hope that a winning combination pops up to make more money. You can also increase your winnings by waging at the card guess and roulette tables or wait for a bonus round and game multiplier to pop up. The game is controlled by pressing the different buttons in order to change wagers, spin or try to double up with the different side games. It’s as cl…

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Tap Tap Coldplay 1.1 - 13 Tracks Review

Review Tapulous, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Tap Tap Coldplay 1.1 - 13 Tracks Review

Tap Tap Revenge – Coldplay is a title that’s pretty much self explanatory; the music and rhythm gameplay of Tap Tap revenge mixed with a soundtrack of Coldplay songs. The gameplay has players tapping the buttons to the beat of the song in order to get the highest score possible. Like all music rhythm games, players tap the different buttons when the corresponding note drops from the top of the screen. Players must also shake the iPhone in different directions when arrows d…

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