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Home » Articles and Reviews by 'Damian Chiappara'

Topple 2 Review

Review ngmoco, LLC By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Topple 2 Review

Topple 2 is a physics based, block stacking game for the iPhone. Players must stack up different blocks in order to create a tower that reaches a certain height. Once players reach this goal they must keep stacking in order to get extra points and bonus multipliers. The game is over if four or more blocks falls from the tower and off the screen or the timer runs out. Block placement is quite simple; players tap on the blocks from the top of the screen and drag them down onto the base…

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Hidato: Puzzle Pack 1 Review

Review Gameblend Studios By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Hidato: Puzzle Pack 1 Review

Hidato is a logic based puzzle game where players must place numbers around a game board as fast as they can in order to map out a path towards a treasure chest. The game board already has some numbers written on it, and it’s your goal to fill in the remaining gaps by placing the right numbers in the right spot. Numbers can be placed in any of the squares around the previously numbered square, but must be in ascending order to create a linear path. You control the placement of y…

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PathPix Review

Review Kris Pixton By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
PathPix Review

PathPix is a puzzle game where players must draw lines between matching coloured numbers to make an image. The lengths of the lines are restricted by the numbers at the two ends. For example, if you want to join up two boxes of five, the path between them must be five spaces long. Players drag out a path once they have found a matching pair of numbers in close proximity to each other. Players can also drag the drawn line back to its starting box in order to undo it or adjust it. The n…

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SHOOTER - THE OFFICIAL MOVIE GAME Review

SHOOTER - THE OFFICIAL MOVIE GAME Review

Shooter is the next movie adaptation for the iPhone, this time cashing in on the Shooter franchise. You play as a Special Forces sniper as you complete a number of missions, taking out numerous targets from far away using your high powered sniper rifle. The game offers two modes; story (which is loosely based off the film) and arcade (for some casual play). The gameplay itself comprises of two parts; finding your targets using binoculars and then taking them out with the sniper rifle.…

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10 Pin Shuffle™ Bowling Review

Review Digital Smoke LLC By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
10 Pin Shuffle™ Bowling Review

10 Pin Shuffle is a fully 3D version of bowling and shuffleboard for the iPhone. Players can play against the computer or against a local player in an attempt to prove who the better bowling or shuffleboard player is. You bowl using your finger to line up your puck, and then flick then screen to make the shot. However, the controls are very hard to master. More often than not, your shot will either veer off target or miss completely because of the sensitivity of the controls. The only…

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Amateur Surgeon Review

Review [adult swim] By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Amateur Surgeon Review

Amateur Surgeon is a gruesome strategy game that puts players behind the knife as a pizza delivery boy turned unlicensed and untrained surgeon performing surgeries under the watch of your new mentor, a disgraced, now junkie, surgeon. You learn the way of the knife, or more accurately, the pizza cutter as you use an array of improvised tools to perform complex operations. The controls are a little complicated but easy to get the hang of after a few attempts. Touch the screen to choose…

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Edge Review

Review Mobigame By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Edge Review

Edge is a cubist’s fantasy; a universe comprising of nothing but cubes and right angled shapes. In this strange world, players must roll their large colourful cube through the world, collecting smaller coloured cubes to increase your highscore. You will need to roll through and collect these cubes as fast as possible then make your make to the end of the level as fast as possible. The game’s default controls require players to move the cube by dragging their finger over it…

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Monster Trucks Nitro Review

Review RedLynx Ltd By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Monster Trucks Nitro Review

If you are a fan of the extreme motocross game Trials, then start your engines as Monster Truck Nitro features the similar ramp jumping action and speed calculation that you’ve come to love. Players must navigate through each level as quick as possible in order to earn a medal based on their time. You will need to adjust and shift the trucks weight in order to minimise your track time. This is done by tilting the iPhone to adjust to each jump or slope on the track. Players can a…

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Need For Speed™ Undercover Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Need For Speed™ Undercover Review

Need For Speed has earned a reputation as one of those franchises that will either having players squealing in delight at the high octane gameplay or cringing at the thought of another repetitive sequel. But with this iPhone port of the 2008 console release, Need For Speed Undercover hopes to offer the same fast paced thrills and hopefully draw in both fans and sceptics. The gameplay is true to the original with the exception of modified controls for the iPhone. Players will accelerat…

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Real Racing Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Real Racing Review

Real Racing is a fast paced and competitive track racing game for the iPhone that puts players behind the wheel of a cavalcade of impressive cars. You’ll race around a number of different tracks in the hopes of earning the championship gold and securing a place in history. Players can choose from a selection of different game modes and race against other drivers to see who’s the fastest. The game’s default controls include automatic acceleration, tapping the screen t…

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Wolfenstein RPG Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Wolfenstein RPG Review

Wolfenstein RPG is a title that seems pretty self explanatory. The game is based on the well known first person shooter series Wolfenstein but employs the use of RPG elements, such as turn based combat and earning experience points. And before you cringe at the sound of the mix of genres, they actually work quite well together. The majority of the game functions the same as a regular FPS game, moving using the D-pad and collecting items by tapping on the screen. But the combat is turn…

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Castle Of Magic Review

Review Gameloft By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Castle Of Magic Review

Castle of Magic is an action, platformer game for the iPhone. You play as a young boy whose sister's been kidnapped by an evil wizard, and it’s your goal to rescue her. Fortunately, you are able to use a magic cape and wizard hat in order to fight your way through the different worlds and enemies in order to do so. The controls are simple and all use the iPhone’s touch screen interface. There is a directional pad used to move and buttons to attack and jump. There are also…

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Deer Hunter 3D Review

Review Glu Games Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Deer Hunter 3D Review

Deer Hunter 3D is a game shooter that has players travelling around the world, hunting deer, bears and other trophy animals. You can take advantage of other hunting tools such as scent repellents or whistles to make hunting easier and land a large trophy kill. The controls are straight forward and easy to get the hang of. You take aim by dragging the crosshair across the screen, zoom in and shoot by tapping the screen. Players also choose their hunting locations by dragging their fing…

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Trivial Pursuit Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Trivial Pursuit Review

Trivial Pursuit is a port of the popular board game for the iPhone. Players move around the game board answering questions in different categories in order to earn wedges for their game piece. The first person to get all 6 categories right and earn all wedges wins the game. The controls are easy, everything is controlled by tapping on the screen. Players can tap or shake their iPhone to roll the dice and again tap to choose the direction of movement. The games questions are presented…

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Zombieville USA Review

Review Mika Mobile, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 3 months ago
Zombieville USA Review

Zombieville USA is a ‘run and gun’ type game where you play as a distinctly american looking man, running through various neighborhoods killing zombies and checking houses for money and ammo. Your goal here is to survive, but in raiding houses and killing zombies, you earn cash to upgrade or buy new weapons and refill your health. There are four buttons in the game, one to move in each direction, a melee attack button and a shoot button. Players must kill as many zombies a…

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