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TETRIS® Review

TETRIS® Review

Is there a gamer alive who hasn't played Tetris? It's been ported to every system imaginable, and now with touch controls, EA have brought it to the iPhone. The goal is the same as always. One of seven shaped blocks will fall. You need to rotate and place them so that a line is created, and then erased. The more lines erased, the faster the game gets. If the blocks reach the top, game over. At first glance, the touch controls seemed like a bad idea. Wouldn't tilting the iPhone be bett…

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Medieval Review

Medieval Review

Medieval is yet another bow and arrow tower defence game for the iPhone. Players must either capture the enemy flag or destroy the enemy castle to secure a glorious victory. You’ll earn gold by slaying enemy troops, which you can use to purchase upgrades and train your own units. Players shoot their bow by tapping on it and dragging their finger back as if to pull the bow string. Or an auto-fire control scheme can be selected from the options menu, where players tap the area the…

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Railroad Madness Review

Railroad Madness Review

Railroad Madness is a fast paced puzzle game where players must take control of a busy railroad system and must direct different train carts to their stations. Your goal is to get as many safe arrivals as you can by switching the track directions to ensure that carts arrive in their proper destinations and that there are no collisions. Players switch tracks around by flicking the screen and plotting a path for carts to travel. Or players can change the options to use a tap style contr…

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Bejeweled 2 + Blitz Review

Review PopCap By Dave Flodine, 5 years ago
Bejeweled 2 + Blitz Review

Bejeweled is known as one of the most addictive games on the Internet. Bejewled 2 is pretty much the same game with a couple new gameplay modes, and it's been ported to the iPhone. In each level there is a screen full of gems. By swapping the placement of two gems, you create chains of three or more of the same type, which disappear, give you points, and cause new gems to fall into the game field. Control is simple. Want to swap two gems? Simply use your finger to swap their placement…

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Pipe Mania Review

Pipe Mania Review

Pipe Mania is yet another rendition of the popular game Pipe Dreams. The player has different sections of pipe to choose from and must use them to contain the water as it travels from point A to point B. The longer the pipe the more points you will earn. The controls system for this game work well. You tap to place a section of pipe and tap to destroy it if you happen to make a mistake, but doing so will deduct from your overall score. The creators of this game have ensured that the c…

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StarPagga Review

StarPagga Review

Star Pagga is an epic first person shooter available on the iphone and ipod touch. Set in outer space, you are in the center of an intergalactic 'dog fight'. You have a range of weapons at your disposal with the goal of destroying as many spacecraft as possible whilst trying to keep yourself safe. Entering the game you are greeted with an easy to navigate menu displaying the different game modes and options. Once the game begins controlling your spacecraft is achieved by tilting your…

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Crazy Choppers Review

Crazy Choppers Review

Crazy Choppers is an action game where players control an attack helicopter in the middle of a war zone and must fly into battle, shooting enemy vehicles and rescuing POWs. As you fly around, you will use up fuel and have to fill up when low at a helipad. While refuelling, you can also upgrade your chopper with the money earned from destroying tanks and completing other objectives. You control the helicopter by tilting your iPhone in the direction you want to move. You will also need…

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Star Hogs: Online & Campaign Battles Review

Star Hogs: Online & Campaign Battles Review

Star Hogs is a Worms style shooting game, where players go head to head against other spaceships, known as Hogs, in fierce, explosion filled battles. If you’ve ever played Worms, you’ll know the type of gameplay to expect. Cash is earned from wins that players then upgrade their weapons, defences and other components in order to create the ultimate Hog. Players control their Hog’s movement, weapon choices and attacks by tapping various buttons with their finger. Play…

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Earth Vs Moon Review

Earth Vs Moon Review

Earth Vs Moon is a shooter game where players take control of Earth’s missile defence systems and must stop all incoming missiles from the Moon. Your goal is to protect the Earth from destruction and defeat the various boss characters that appear throughout the game. Players control where missiles are fired by tapping the screen. Your missiles will fire and hopefully get hit an incoming missile. If two or more enemy missiles are in close proximity, players can try to get a chain…

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Dirt Moto Racing Review

Dirt Moto Racing Review

Dirt Moto Racing is an ATV racing game for the iPhone. Players take control of a quad bike and must race against other bikers on different off-road tracks. While racing you can earn points and fill up your nitro gauge by doing stunts and tricks. Your goal is to win each race as fast as you can and with as many points as possible. You control your bike by using accelerate and brake buttons on either side of the screen and tilting the iPhone to steer. You can perform tricks by tapping t…

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Arrr! Pirates vs. Aliens Review

Arrr! Pirates vs. Aliens Review

Arrr! Pirates Vs Aliens is a rail shooter game for the iPhone. Players are aboard a pirate ship and must shoot all attacking alien forces. Along the way, you collect rum which you can use at the ‘booty store’ to purchase gun upgrades or repair your damaged ship. The game is controlled by 3 areas at the bottom of the screen. You scroll around in the bottom left corner to control the gun, tap gun itself to change weapon and tap the bottom right corner to fire the gun. While…

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Attack of the Dust Bunnies Review

Review Blue Omega Mobile By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Attack of the Dust Bunnies Review

Attack of the Dust Bunnies is an arcade type shooter where players take control of a cleaning robot and must clean up different areas of the house from the attacking dust bunnies. You are given different level goals, but you will always have one objective, to clean with small rockets and nukes. As the bunnies come on screen, players tap or slide over them to fire a rocket. Players must also monitor multiple areas during levels; these can be switched by tapping arrow buttons on top of…

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ROLANDO 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid Review

Review ngmoco, LLC By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
ROLANDO 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid Review

Rolando 2 picks up where the first game left off. Your Rolandos have sailed back from their adventures and accidentally brought a strange sickness back with them. They must now find the Golden Orchid to cure the sickness. The gameplay itself relies on rolling through levels, solving puzzles and other physics based challenges in order to get closer to finding the Golden Orchid. The game controls are simple, you tilt the screen to roll and flick up in order to jump. There are times duri…

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Volcano Planet Review

Review Jelly Biscuits By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Volcano Planet Review

Volcano Planet is an action game that has players trying to save aliens from their now volcanic and soon exploding planet. Players must spin the planet surface and tap the erupting volcanos in order to suppress them long enough to evacuate the alien race. The controls are simple and work fine. You spin the planet by flicking the screen in different directions and tap the top of the erupting volcanos to delay them and the inevitable explosion. Players can also use different carbon supp…

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Fantastic Contraption Review

Review inXile Entertainment By Andrew Nesvadba, 5 years, 1 month ago
Fantastic Contraption Review

Physics based games tend to make use of its physics in a fairly limited way, with puzzle elements that respond to movement and so on, but ultimately they're artificially limited so there's a finite amount of solutions. Fantastic Contraption does everything to defy this practice and challenges you to not merely complete levels, but to engineer utterly unique solutions to its problems. Your aim is to move a piece from one area in to a scoring zone by any means necessary using the tools…

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