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Peggle Review

Review PopCap By Dave Flodine, 5 years ago
Peggle Review

Peggle has made its way to the iPhone. Acquiring fame on the PC and Xbox 360, this addictive pachinko based action puzzler has now been fitted with touch controls. As the player, you need to clear orange pegs out from amongst a field of blue pegs with a pinball cannon. Rack up enough points with one ball, or manage to fall in the bucket at the end at you gain an extra ball to clear the level. The game has been reworked with a giant wheel on the side of the screen used to aim the pinba…

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Asphalt 4: Elite Racing Review

Review Gameloft By Andrew Nesvadba, 5 years ago
Asphalt 4: Elite Racing Review

Gameloft have consistently put out a high level of effort into their iPhone applications, but Asphalt 4: Elite Racing takes the cake. With console-like production values and license deals from car manufacturers, it's every bit the game that should appeal to a mainstream gaming crowd and even its flaws will be forgiven when you realize you're playing this game on your iPhone. As you'd expect, the controls have been well designed for this arcade-style racer, giving you the option of tap…

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Ferrari GT: Evolution Review

Review Gameloft By Damian Chiappara, 5 years ago
Ferrari GT: Evolution Review

Ferrari GT Evolution is a clone of Forza 2 for the iPhone, featuring an exclusive line-up of Ferraris. The game features a number of different game modes and allows players the chance to get behind the wheel of a large selection of some of the greatest sports cars ever made. You control your Ferrari by using the two on screen pedals to accelerate and brake while you steer by tilting the iPhone from side to side. The controls are simple, but often hard to use effectively. Steering is t…

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Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville Review

Yard Sale Hidden Treasures: Sunnyville Review

Yard Sale: Hidden Treasures Sunnyville is a hidden object game for the iPhone. You have just moved into a new town and having heard of a best house magazine competition decide to hit the local garage sales in order to redecorate your house. The game has you traveling to different garage sales and giving you a checklist specific items to search for. The controls are basic, look around the garage sales by dragging your finger around the screen and tap any items you find to collect them.…

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Sally's Salon Luxury Edition Review

Review GameHouse By Dave Flodine, 5 years ago
Sally's Salon Luxury Edition Review

Sally is fresh out of university and wants to open her own salon. In Sally's Salon, you help Sally through each day of her business as she juggles the many wants of her customers. Based on how fast she serves them, and how well they tip, Sally can upgrade her salon and hire new employees, constantly expanding her business. Everything in the salon is done with the touch of a finger. If an area of the salon is free, tapping a customer will send them over. Tapping them will have Sally se…

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Assassin's Creed™ - Altaïr's Chronicles Review

Review Gameloft By Dave Flodine, 5 years ago
Assassin's Creed™ - Altaïr's Chronicles Review

Assassin's Creed was a huge title in 2007 on the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Now Gameloft have created a port of the game for the iPhone. The premise is similar. As the assassin Altair, you are eluding guards on the rooftops of the middle east, assassinating targets on your way to acquire an item of great import. How does it compare to its console counterparts? The controls are well mapped but end up being a problem. To move Altair, there is an analog stick on the touch screen. There are a…

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SimCity™ Review

SimCity™ Review

SimCity is a port of the classic PC game for the iPhone. If you’ve ever played SimCity you’ll know what to expect; creating housing and business districts, mapping out roads, powerlines and expanding the city in general. It’s up to you to create and customise your very own city and maintain it to increase the population and your cash flow. To control the building of your city, all features can be accessed by tapping the corresponding buttons and dragging them onto th…

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California Gold Rush Review

California Gold Rush Review

California Gold Rush is a mining based strategic platformer. You play as Mandy, a young girl skilled at mining, eager to claim fame and fortune. Each level has a gold quota that you have to reach. By mining you discover gold that you either is spent on powerups or towards your goal. Every action costs stamina however, so at times you have to weigh up your greed against your better judgment. The touch screen is utilized to good effect here. To move Mandy, touch an area on screen and sh…

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Monkey Money Slots Review

Monkey Money Slots Review

Monkey Money Slots is a slot machine game with a jungle theme. You try your luck and manage your wagers in order to chase down that big win. The object of the game is to win money, and the biggest of your wins will be displayed in the highscore board in the main menu. You control the slots by adjusting your bet, tapping the spin button and hoping for a win. You are always free to adjust the bet or try your luck by hitting the roulette or card guess tables by pressing the corresponding…

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MW Classic by Zynga Review

MW Classic by Zynga Review

If you ever played the incredibly popular Facebook application Mafia Wars, then rejoice in this new port for the iPhone. The game play is the same as you remember it but with a few extra inclusions and easier access. Players must create their own mobster profile and rise up the ranks by taking on criminal jobs and fighting other mobsters. Players make their game choices by tapping on the screen and are all stat based. For example, if you choose to fight another mobster, you will win o…

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Fish Tycoon Review

Fish Tycoon Review

Fish Tycoon is a fish tank simulation where players feed, raise, breed and sell fish in order to unlock more tank items, rare fish eggs and eventually breed 7 rare and magical fish types. The game is a real time simulator, so the game will keep going when you stop playing, and over the span of a few hours, new fish will have grown and various other surprises will be waiting for you. The game is controlled by selecting different options with your finger. You can feed your fish, shop fo…

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geoDefense Review

geoDefense Review

Geo-Defense is a game that certainly tests your tower defense skills.  Having to strategically place blasters, laser cannons and other weapons to prevent hoards of creeps destroying your headquarters. The menu is easy to navigate making all the options for this game readily available. The in game controls allow you to do anything you have to quickly and efficiently. After advancing to some higher levels, this reviewer was definitely thankful for this. You can buy, upgrade, or sel…

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Bloons Review

Bloons Review

If you asked a monkey to throw a limited amount of sharp darts at a bunch of tethered balloons and scored him based on how many he managed to pop, you'd probably look a little mad. But if you buy Bloons by Digital Goldfish you can live out that dream in all of its puzzle based glory; or if it's not your dream, you can at least enjoy the plethora of clever puzzles within. The control is simple, with players draging their finger to set the power and angle of their shots. Annoyingly, the…

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Stand O’Food® (Full) Review

Stand O’Food®  (Full) Review

Stand O'Food by G5 Entertainment attempts to mesh puzzle gaming with the popular time management genre, but ultimately feels like it comes off as second-rate for each instead of the unique genre it tries to create. It's an unforgiving game in terms of difficulty, but if you're having fun you might just let it slide while you whip up your latest food sensation. The game is driven entirely by touch controls to select ingredients in order, adding sauces or putting your creation in a box…

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AirTycoon - Airline Management Review

AirTycoon - Airline Management Review

If you've ever had a burning desire to be a CEO of an airline company, then Air Tycoon by TRADEGAME Lab can fulfill that odd wish. For everyone else, Air Tycoon is a great management simulator that sucks you in to the complex world of competing airlines. Air Tycoon uses a standard touch based interface, with all your needed controls accessed through various menus on screen. Despite the rather bland appearance of the menus, the interface is extremely informative, providing all the stat…

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