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Gravity Hook HD Review

Gravity Hook HD Review

Gravity Hook HD by Semi Secret Software is not for the feint of heart. One thing Semi Secret seems to excel at is managing to make a simple concept work perfectly as an addictive title, but unlike Canabalt, you're going to have to work hard for your highscore in this remake of their classic 8-bit Flash original. Your goal is simply to make your way up as high as possible and you achieve this by throwing out hooked claws to gain purchase on various orbs in an attempt to maintain your m…

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Tap Master I Review

Review Revoc Technologies, LLC By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Tap Master I Review

When a developer from Revoc Technologies contacted us about Tap Master I, he was adamant that this game, as simple as it may seem, was extremely addictive. Skeptical as I was of the usual PR pitch, he wasn't kidding; there's something bizarrely addictive about trying to out-do yourself and others at even simple tasks. Tap Master I packs five different 'tap' themed games that are quick and easy to play, but getting that top score isn't easy. It's hard to call these games, but thanks to…

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Farm Break Review

Review Mindstorm Studios By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Farm Break Review

Three wiley sheep are fed up with their lot on the farm and have a brilliant idea, "Why not steal the farmer's stash of cash and make like bandits?". It's a hair-brain scheme that gets Sally, Knukkles and Big Jim locked up, but they're not having a bar of it and you'll have to help them escape in Farm Break by Sheep Factory and Mindstorm Studios. In a way, Farm Break is another take on the Lost Vikings style of puzzle platforming, giving you individual control over three sheep that ea…

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Sailor Dog Review

Review Andreas Johansson By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Sailor Dog Review

If you told me to try playing a game about a dog bouncing on the back of a swan in an origami-styled theme I'd have looked at you funny, then said 'yes', if only out of sheer curiosity. In Sailor Dog by Andreas Johansson you'll be bouncing around the ocean collecting balloon suspended bones while dodging catfish and other creatures out to sink your adventure. The basic gameplay is not unlike a vertical endless jumper, with your dog bouncing off the swan's head and anything else he can…

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SimCity™ Deluxe Review

Review Electronic Arts By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
SimCity™ Deluxe Review

If you're wondering where SimCity on the App Store went, well here it is again with a fresh coat of paint as SimCity Deluxe. Perhaps that's being unfair though as where SimCity felt absolutely tragic to play, SimCity Deluxe corrects and improves the game to near pristine levels and is certainly a welcome update from Electronic Arts. If you're unfamiliar with the SimCity series, your single aim is to create a successful city, managing its development and tweaking things to ensure your…

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The War of Eustrath Review

Review iQubi Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
The War of Eustrath Review

The War of Eustrath has been out for a while now for the iPad, but this recent release for the iPhone gives players a chance to experience this new tactical RPG from iQubi on the go. In this title you'll get to follow the heroine of one of the great wars of Eustrath and throw giant mechs at each other on over 50 different battlefields. As to be expected with a tactical-RPG, players control combat via touch-based menus, selecting areas on the grid-based combat screen to move or attack…

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Fastar! Review

Review Cat in a Box Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Fastar! Review

If you're a fan of RPGs and especially action RPGs then there's no more to say about Fastar! than to go and check it out now. For everyone else that still needs convincing, Fastar! by Cat in a Box Games is a side-scrolling genre parody of RPG and action titles and from the very moment you start playing you're in for a treat. Like so many RPGs you're placed in control of an anonymous slayer-of-things with a suitably oversized weapon in tow on a quest to go as far right as possible. The…

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Bump Wars Review

Review Coin Bump, LLC By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Bump Wars Review

I'm always on the look-out for strange new strategy titles and I have to say that I've definitely found myself intrigued by Bump Wars from developer Coin Bump. Part real-time strategy, part tower defense, you'll have to master managing your resources and units to develop the best defense possible against the enemies advancing troops. Once you've selected from the three available maps, you'll be thrown directly in to the battle with selectable units down the left side that can be dropp…

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Drift Mania Championship Gold Review

Review Ratrod Studio Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Drift Mania Championship Gold Review

I honestly don't get the attraction to drift racing, which is odd considering its popularity with many of my friends and indeed around the world. However, after spending time with Drift Mania Championship by Ratrod Studio I came close to understanding and if nothing else it's an impressive title at a bargain price that most racing fans should find hard to ignore. Drifting, as the game points out, is the sport of being in control of being out of control. The interface is amazingly eleg…

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Chopper 2 Review

Review Majic Jungle Software By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Chopper 2 Review

Way back in the 'way back when' the Apple II was host to a neat side-scrolling action title called Choplifter. Over two years ago, this genre saw a revival on the App Store thanks to the Chopper series and now, after a long wait, fans of the original can get their hands on this juicy and surprisingly featured sequel for their iDevice of choice. The basic controls are incredibly simple and intuitive to learn, requiring tilt-based movement to direct your helicopter with precision around…

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Aqua Moto Racing 2 Review

Review Dohi Sweden By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Aqua Moto Racing 2 Review

Resolution Interactive are no stranger to racing titles, but Aqua Moto Racing 2 has upped the ante and fans of jet-ski racers need look no further than this excellent example of fun, adrenaline pumping aquatic mayhem. Players can choose from four basic control options, maneuvering their jet-ski via touch or tilt and selecting between auto and manual acceleration. No matter which option you stick with, the feel of racing your jet-ski is amazing, with weighty physics that slip and drag…

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Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night Review

Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night Review

Konami's latest release for the App Store seems to have come straight out of left field and Castlevania fans can now fill their vampire-slaying addictions on their iDevices. That is, however, only if you're up for exchanging action-platforming with a Puzzle Quest inspired remake of Symphony of the Night (SotN) in the aptly named 'Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night'. The transition from action-RPG to puzzle-RPG is surprisingly smooth, with players still needing to explore Dracula'…

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Highborn Joins OpenFeint Community

News By Callum Webster, 3 years, 8 months ago
Highborn Joins OpenFeint Community

Jet Set Games has collaborated with OpenFeint in the latest update for Highborn bringing the turn-based strategy game to the 30-million-person OpenFeint community. The game has been available for free for today as part of OpenFeints Free Game of the Day promotion and will be sitting at the new price of only $0.99 from the 31st of July. In addition to adding the OpenFeint platform for multiplayer gaming, Highborn version 1.1.0 includes a new achievements system along with various improvements and enhancements: - More than 20 single-player and multiplayer achievements to unlock  - Player-to-player chat - Significant improvements to mission loading times -&n…


Propaganda Lander gets an Update!

News By Callum Webster, 3 years, 8 months ago
Propaganda Lander gets an Update!

Smashworks has released an update for Propaganda Lander, the new update includes new additions to the soundtrack, an animated loading screen, and a new remix survival mode. Update Info: The update contains two new modes: Easy and Survival Remix plus optimization for iOS 4.0, new high score leaderboard capabilities and new planet soundtracks. Easy Mode gives the less hardcore gamers a more relaxed way to interact with the game without watering down the experience. Survival Remix Mode uses all of the enemies of Easy or Hard Mode in a new survival version of Propaganda Lander. Players attempt to survive the barrage of attacks to try and best their friends in time and skill. Both new modes cha…


Ecco the Dolphin Review

Review SEGA By Andrew Nesvadba, 3 years, 8 months ago
Ecco the Dolphin Review

Once again, SEGA has dragged one of their premium titles from the 90's kicking and screaming on to the App Store and the lucky pick this time is Ecco the Dolphin. This loveable aquatic mammal has been left behind to discover why his pod was sucked up in to the sky and he'll travel around the globe and time to get to the bottom of things. SEGA's Genesis emulator for the App Store is put in to overdrive to get Ecco blasting his way through the seas and the controls are surprisingly good…

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