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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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Sally's Spa Review

Review Games Cafe Inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Sally's Spa Review

It seems Sally's Salon was popular enough to warrant another chapter in the adventures of this entrepreneurial go-getter. In Sally's Spa, Sally is on vacation in Hawaii when her friend informs her that the local spa has gone out of business. Sensing opportunity, Sally buys the spa and the rest of the game is a simple management simulation as the spa business grows and grows day by day. Each day consists of customers coming in, and needing to be served. If they wish to use the showers,…

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Flick Fishing Review

Review Mobage, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Flick Fishing Review

With its accelerometer and touch screen, it was probably only a matter of time till the relaxing and yet exciting sport of fishing made its way to the iPhone. Flick Fishing utilizes great controls to bring fishing to the palm of your hand. Choose a location, your bait, cast your line, and see how big a fish you can catch. Control couldn't be simpler. To cast your rod, flick your iPhone forwards. To pull back when you have a bite, pull your iPhone back. To reel in your line, move your…

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I Dig It Review

Review InMotion Software, LLC By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
I Dig It Review

There have been a couple mining games of late in the app store. I Dig it is the latest. Controlling a vehicle with jets and a giant drill, the goal is to find as much ore, gems and precious items as possible to pay off the debt on your farm. As you drill deeper, the rewards become greater, but you have to manage not only your vehicle's fuel, but your heat, cargo and damage as well. The game controls via an analogue stick at the bottom of the screen. To drill a section of earth, just t…

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Flight Control Review

Review Firemint Pty Ltd By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Flight Control Review

Flight Control is a combination of simple gameplay, and slowly raising difficulty. Each of the three airfields has a runway for a red plane, a yellow plane and one or more helicopters. A flight path has to be drawn for each of them so they safely land on the their runways. As the game continues, more aircraft appear on screen. If any two aircraft crash, it's game over. The planes and copters are controlled by drawing their flight path on the screen with your finger. At any time, you c…

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Tower Bloxx Deluxe 3D Review

Review Digital Chocolate, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Tower Bloxx Deluxe 3D Review

Being an architect has never been so easy. In Tower Bloxx Deluxe 3D it's your job to construct high-rise towers as sturdy as you can. The towers are built floor by floor. If you land a floor perfectly, a combo starts, increasing population. This is important in build city mode, where tower placement adds to the game's complexity. Tower building is as easy as touching the screen to drop the next floor as it swings overhead. Different coloured towers hold different populations depending…

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Doodle Jump Review

Review Lima Sky By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 9 months ago
Doodle Jump Review

Looking for a diversion on your iPhone? Well Doodle Jump might just be the game for you. Like the name suggests, you play a strange notebook doodle and your goal is to jump from platform to platform while avoiding other strange notebook doodles. The higher you jump, the higher your score. Very simple, yet very addictive. The controls are part of the reason for the addictiveness. You simply tilt the iPhone to jump from platform to platform, and if you wish to destory an enemy, tap the…

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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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PathPix Review

Review Kris Pixton By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 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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Hidato: Puzzle Pack 1 Review

Review Gameblend Studios By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 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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Topple 2 Review

Review ngmoco, LLC By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 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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The Wars Review

Review Clickgamer.com By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 months ago
The Wars Review

The Wars is a strategy game where players must advance from the Stone Age through to the Space Age in order to attack and destroy the enemy base opposite you. You produce units to attack and fortify your base to defend against enemy troops while earning cash and slowly progressing to the next technology age. The game is controlled by tapping the screen to produce units, upgrade towers and make other choices. The units will march towards the enemy base on their own, so all you need to…

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Spore™ Origins Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 months ago
Spore™ Origins Review

Spore Origins is a spin-off title from the 2008 PC game Spore. Players must start out as a single celled organism and eat other organisms in order to evolve. Players can upgrade their creatures to increase defence, movement and perception and colour patterns and body shapes can be edited for aesthetic purposes. You control your creature by tilting the iPhone in the direction you want them to move. Players must also tap on the screen when in the creature evolution menu and can change c…

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