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10 Pin Shuffle™ Bowling Review

Review Digital Smoke LLC By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 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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Sonic the Hedgehog Review

Review SEGA By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 9 months ago
Sonic the Hedgehog Review

Just about every mobile device has had an incarnation of this popular classic console game and there's no reason that SEGA shouldn't have brought it to the iPhone too. Iconic in its design and gameplay, the iPhone version of Sonic the Hedgehog 1 plays just as flawlessly as the Mega Drive version it's taken from. A digital d-pad is used to run, spin and jump Sonic around each of the levels and the response has to be played to be believed. A major flaw for almost every mobile port has b…

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SCRABBLE Review

Review Electronic Arts By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 9 months ago
SCRABBLE Review

Scrabble is an iconic board game that has been around 1938, popularised in the 50's and is almost globally known in its gameplay. Simplicity reigns supreme in EA's release of Scrabble on the iPhone and you couldn't expect anything less from such a simple, yet challenging game. The letter tiles all use a simple drag and drop system for placement with the rest of the interface being responsive to simple touches. The iPhone has also been well considered by the use of a "Recall" button to…

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Mind Games 2 Review

Review Player X By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 9 months ago
Mind Games 2 Review

The brain training genre of games have often felt like a hodge-podge collection of mini games that combine puzzles and arcade elements, scoring you for the sake of progress. In other words, they were less about training and more about the challenge. Mind Games 2 may be a fairly simple offering compared to other brain training games, but this one feels like the real deal; your brain will feel the burn. Most games use a simple touch to select answers from the plethora of game modes, tho…

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Mega Hearts 2 Slots Review

Review Pokie Magic By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 9 months ago
Mega Hearts 2 Slots Review

Mega Hearts 2 Slots by Pokie Magic may be a bit cutesy as a slot machine goes, but it's fun, visually bright and clear and features a surprisingly generous set of special features. Control is fairly limited, using simple buttons to control the entire game. It's possible to even allow the game to play independent of the player by using the "autoplay" feature, though that prevents players from accessing the gamble or roulette options available in Pokie Magic games. Roulette is controlle…

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Cooking Mama Review

Review TAITO Corporation By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 9 months ago
Cooking Mama Review

For those of you who never got to experience the phenomenon that is Cooking Mama before now you're in for a surprise as the iPhone arguably trumps the Nintendo DS and Wii versions with this offering. Cooking Mama by Taito is a arcade style cooking simulator that is a must by for food-lovers and pocket gamers alike. In simulating a kitchen environment, players will find themselves swiping the screen to cut, tapping to julienne, tilting to grease up pans, shaking to sauté and a h…

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Air Master 3D Review

Review Alex Nankervis By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 9 months ago
Air Master 3D Review

Flight sims on the iPhone have been a somewhat risky proposition because they live or die by their ability to control an aircraft fluidly while still being able to let a gamer see what's happening. Air Master 3D by Alex Nankervis doesn't manage to make the cut as a flight sim shoot-em-up for this reason even if there is a nugget of gold hidden within. Players will find themselves tilting their craft around their island zone, though despite some thorough customisation options for these…

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Uggles - Collect them ALL Review

Review frogameleon Ltd By Luke Bartley, 4 years, 9 months ago
Uggles - Collect them ALL Review

Uggles is a simple little game for the iPhone. The goal is to juggle your uggles and prevent them hitting the ground. The longer you keep your little friends airborne, the higher your score, but beware! Just one dropped Uggle will result in game over. There really is not much to this game, and it feels like it is targeted at a younger audience. The visuals are simple, yet colourful and cartoonish enough to hold attention for awhile. Your creatures long arms are quite comical and the u…

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Rolando Review

Review ngmoco, LLC By Myles McKinnon, 4 years, 9 months ago
Rolando Review

Rolando is a strategy game for the iphone and ipod touch. The goal is to move the rolandos from point A to point B in the quickest time possible, whist collecting diamonds and avoiding obstacles. You are able to select a Rolando by tapping it once, however to select several, tap your finger and drag a box over however many you wish to select. Once selected, begin your journey by tilting the phone left or right. The controls are responsive which make it a pleasure to maneuver your way…

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Touchgrind Review

Review Illusion Labs By Beau Burtenshaw, 4 years, 9 months ago
Touchgrind Review

Touchgrind is one of those rare games that wouldn't exist if it weren't for the iPhone's unique touch design. Every skater and skateboarding fan out there has done tricks using their 2 fingers on their invisible skateboard, Touchgrind is a game that finally gives your fingers something to skate on. Playing Touchgrind is simple, you stand your index and middle finger on the screen as if you were standing on a tiny skateboard and slide them around to do tricks. A quick tutorial will get…

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Scoops - Ice Cream Fun For Everyone Review

Review NimbleBit LLC By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Scoops - Ice Cream Fun For Everyone Review

Who hasn't thought of building an ice cream cone to the heavens? In Scoops, it's your goal to stack as many scoops of ice cream on top of your cone as you can, avoiding the nasty vegetables. Once you collect three vegetables, it's game over. How high can you go? Controlling your tower of ice cream is handled by tilting the iPhone left and right. There's a level of finesse involved as you can wobble the ice cream, bounce a vegetable off the side, and grab another scoop on the other sid…

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Chocolate Shop Frenzy Review

Review RockYou, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Chocolate Shop Frenzy Review

Digital Chocolate have released a time management game, and funnily enough, it's in a chocolate shop. In Chocolate Shop Frenzy, you have to run your chocolate shop for an entire year, making a cash quota every day by serving customers what they want before they get mad and leave your store. How does it compare to other games in the genre though? Like most of these games, control is all done via touch of a finger. Touch a machine to create chocolates, touch a customer to serve them, to…

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World Cup Table Tennis™ Review

Review Skyworks By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
World Cup Table Tennis™ Review

Who doesn't enjoy a rousing game of ping pong? Now thanks to World Cup Ping Pong on the iPhone, you can, wherever you are. The goal is to play the table as you hit the ping pong ball back and forth with your paddle, trying to score eleven points before your opponent does. The paddle is controlled by your finger being placed anywhere on the screen. By dragging it, and flicking, you move the paddle and hit the ball. The paddle moves smoothly and responds well, but it's very easy to miss…

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Knights Onrush Review

Review Chillingo Ltd By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Knights Onrush Review

Tower defense games have become a popular genre in the last few years. What happens when you combine one with touch controls? You get Knights Onrush. You have a castle. Waves of enemies attack it. Using your finger and defenses you can purchase and upgrade, how long can you hold out? The difference between this and other tower defense games though is that as the player, you get involved as well. Defending your castle is as easy as lifting a finger. The main control is flicking the onc…

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F.A.S.T. -- Fleet Air Superiority Tactics! Review

Review SGN By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
F.A.S.T. -- Fleet Air Superiority Tactics! Review

F.A.S.T. Or Fleet Air Superiority Training is a fully functional dogfighting flight simulator utilizing tilt controls for your iPhone. Choose a fighter jet, and engage in air combat either one on one, with a teammate or against a challenge. The goal is straightforward. Shoot down the enemy jets while avoiding being shot down yourself. This game really utilizes the accelemoters in your iPhone. Flying is handled by tilting the iPhone forward, back, left and right (although you can press…

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