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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, 2 months 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, 2 months 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, 2 months 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, 2 months 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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Peggle Review

Review PopCap By Dave Flodine, 5 years, 2 months 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, 2 months 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, 2 months 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

Review Method Solutions By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 2 months ago
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, 2 months 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, 2 months 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

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 2 months ago
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

Review RockYou, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 5 years, 2 months ago
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

Review 616 Digital LLC By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 2 months ago
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

Review Zynga Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 2 months ago
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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