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Be a Developer with Stanford and iTunes U

News By Callum Webster, 4 years, 3 months ago
Be a Developer with Stanford and iTunes U

It's been almost a year since Stanford University launched it's iPhone developers course on iTunes, and on the 12th of this month, they launched an update for the popular course which boasts over a million users. The course material provides all the know how on working with the Tools and APIs for the iPhone SDK. The course, being run by the Stanford's School of Engineering, is not for everyone, with an intermediate knowledge of C language, UNIX, and object-orientated programming all desired prerequisites. Stanford has embraced the iPhones' many possibilities, even launching the first iPhone Orchestra. Many similar developer courses are appearing in the education world, with courses being off…


Hook Champ Review

Review Rocketcat Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Hook Champ Review

Hook Champ is one of the latest rope swinging action games to hit the marketplace but this time, you're swinging through dark deep caves in search of lost treasure. You play as Jake T. Hooker, a modern day Indiana Jones as he goes deep into cursed tombs and catacombs in order to retrieve idols and escape as fast as possible. Players run along each level by tapping and holding their finger on the lower half of the screen and they launch their grappling hook by doing the same on the top…

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Blockoban Review

Review BonusLevel.org By Kelly Mitchell, 4 years, 3 months ago
Blockoban Review

Its not often we see a free game enter the appstore which offers entertainment value of more than a few minutes, but Blockban is set to change that. Blockban, is a highly enjoyable, yet equally challenging sliding block puzzle game which features 100 free levels with an additional 820 levels in the purchasable upgraded version. Sticking with simplicity in mind, the game uses standard swiping gestures to move pieces around the board with pinching gestures to zoom both in and out. The m…

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Enviro-Bear 2010 Review

Review Blinkbat Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Enviro-Bear 2010 Review

If you’ve ever purchased or looked at a game from the App store and thought to yourself ‘Wow, this is pretty weird’, then get ready for what I can only describe as a National Geographic acid trip. Enviro-Bear 2010 puts players in control of a car driving bear as he must drive around the forest, eating fish and berries to fatten up before winter comes. With no explanation beyond that, players are thrown into the deep end and must work out how to drive your bear around…

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Zombeat Review

Review 3G Studios, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Zombeat Review

Just when all the Guitar Hero and Rock Band hype has died down, along comes Zombeat to literally re-animate the music rhythm genre. Yes, Zombeat mixes dropping gems, music and most importantly Zombies together in a bizarre fusion for the iPhone. You play as Zeke, a lone survivor who must defend himself against the zombies using hot, tasty beats… and some guns. Like other music games, players must hit the scrolling notes at the right beat to gain points and fire a shot at a zomb…

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Parcel Panic - Post Car Racer 3D Review

Review Mad Processor By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Parcel Panic - Post Car Racer 3D Review

Remember the Sega Dreamcast and its 2 year stint in the marketplace? If you do, then you’ll probably remember Crazy Taxi, the fast paced and eclectic taxi/racing game where players had to drive passengers around the city as fast as possible. Well now it’s time for a bit of a sea change in Parcel Panic. Yes instead of fares, players must drive around a small island town, picking up and delivering crates. Players drive their small truck by using the on screen gas and brake p…

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Scene It? Movies 2 Review

Review Screenlife, LLC By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Scene It? Movies 2 Review

Are you that guy or girl who’s always boasting your knowledge of films and actors at every possible opportunity? Well put your money where your mouth is big shot; the popular film trivia game Scene It? has arrived on the iPhone. Players compete in a series of trivia rounds in order to determine who the bigger film buff is. Players must answer the questions given to them in a number of different and unique game rounds. These range from watching a clip from a film and answering th…

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Little Metal Ball Review

Review Debacle Software By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Little Metal Ball Review

Little Metal Ball is the latest in ball bearing physics based games for the iPhone. Your goal is much the same as other similar titles, you must roll a small ball around a maze as fast as possible. You’ll lose time if you fall off the edge of a stage but by collecting stars, you’ll gain small amounts of extra time to help you get the best score possible. Players control their ball by tilting the iPhone around as they would a normal handheld ball bearing game. You’ll…

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Battle Trivia - sports quiz matchup Review

Review Charles McGinnis By Kelly Mitchell, 4 years, 3 months ago
Battle Trivia - sports quiz matchup Review

Battle Trivia is a sports based trivia game which promises to dominate its competitors by offering over 1,200 questions across 11 different categories that are 100% current as of December 2009, making it the most up to date sports trivia game in the appstore. The controls like any other trivia based game, requiring players to tap on the screen to select answers. The game is designed for head to head “battle” so two players are required to start a game. There are 25 multipl…

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Running With Scissors: Pre-Season Review

Review sLeek Games By Kelly Mitchell, 4 years, 3 months ago
Running With Scissors: Pre-Season Review

Running With Scissors: Pre-Season is a strategic racing game that mixes fantasy with the truly bizarre, as players must madly dash, jump, and fly to the finish whilst avoiding atypical obstacles like giant aliens, kittens, tsunamis and meteor showers.  The controls are heavily reliant on a combination of fast reflexes and quick thinking which will take a little practice, but the first level plays out like a tutorial and will show you how to make your character dash, jump, fly and…

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Labyrinth 2 Review

Review Illusion Labs By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Labyrinth 2 Review

Just when you thought you’d seen it all in ball bearing maze games, along comes Labyrinth 2 to smack you upside the head. The sequel to the popular physics based puzzle game is here but with the addition of new features and improvements, players are treated to some unexpected surprises. The core gameplay is the same; players must move and rotate their iPhone around to move a small metal ball around a maze and to the designated target as quick as possible. However cannons, fans,…

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Cartoon Wars: Gunner Review

Review BLUE GNC By Kelly Mitchell, 4 years, 3 months ago
Cartoon Wars: Gunner Review

Cartoon Wars: Gunner is an action packed side scrolling shooting game where you play Captain J, a local hero and expert gunner who is looking for revenge after narrowly escaping death by hiding in the mountains when the King sent a pack of assassins out to kill you. Players must now fight their way back by gunning down all of enemies which stand in their path.  The controls are fairly basic and easy to use. There is a D-pad located on the bottom left corner of the screen for move…

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Diaballic Review

Review Revoc Technologies, LLC By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Diaballic Review

Diaballic is a quick action platformer where players must try to guide their small bouncing ball as far as possible without hitting any obstacles or falling off the edge of the level. Players must try and max out their highscore by not only travelling a great distance but also by collecting different coloured crystals. Players control their ball's direction using the two arrows on screen and jump by tapping the other large button. Players will not only need to find a path and avoid al…

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BATTLESHIP Review

Review Electronic Arts By Kelly Mitchell, 4 years, 3 months ago
BATTLESHIP Review

Electronic Arts has sunk their battleship into the appstore with their exciting animated adaptation of the classic board game. The main goal of the game is still the same, sink the enemy’s five battleships before they sink your fleet. The controls are pretty much what you'd expect and fairly easy to use. Ships are placed on the grid by selecting and dragging them into position, and players can hunt their opponents ships by tapping squares on the opposite side of the grid. The ga…

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Tipoli Review

Review Divide by Zero Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 3 months ago
Tipoli Review

Tipoli is a charming and quirky puzzle game where players take control of Mint and Periwinkle, two small creatures who are bound together by love - Awwwww. Players must guide these two to the large love heart in each level but they must work together in order to do so. Periwinkle is able to cling onto surfaces, while Mint is able to bounce off surfaces. By tapping the screen you can swap them and are able to ‘walk’ along each level. The game relies heavily on the physics b…

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