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Home » Apps with tag 'arcade game'

Tap Disc Review

Review Legal Radiation Team By Andrew Nesvadba, 7 years, 7 months ago
Tap Disc Review

'Tap Disc' (formerly Flying Discs) by Legal Radiation Team isn't your standard arcade game. Your aim is to help capture or save people by capturing their vehicles in an appropriately colored zone, but timing these captures isn't easy and things only get more complicated once deadly hazards are introduced. By tapping on the screen you'll create a large circular colored zone that starts out white, but then slowly blinks between orange and red before disappearing. These correspond to the…

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Sigma Review

Review BigStack Studios By Andrew Nesvadba, 7 years, 11 months ago
Sigma Review

In Sigma by BigStack Studios, you'll experience three-match gaming in an amazingly unique way by needing to manage both sides of your screen to pile up massive combos. While similar in appearance to the recently released ColorSWING with its ponderous logical experience, Sigma changes things up and keeps things fast-paced in this arcade style puzzler. Each side of the screen can be quickly rotated up or down to expose a row in the middle which can shoot across a square from the side yo…

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Egg Drop Arcade 2 Review

Egg Drop Arcade 2 Review

It hasn't taken much time for DJArts Games to create a sequel to their Egg Drop Arcade series and on the surface of it you'd have to be forgiven if you thought that not much has truly changed in the last two months. Thankfully Egg Drop Arcade 2 has been given more than a colorful resurfacing, sporting 24 new levels that are as fun as they are quirky to enjoy. Much like the original game, gameplay revolves around obtaining a set amount of tokens by dropping an egg through a series of o…

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The Glowing Void Review

The Glowing Void Review

The Glowing Void by Assyria Game Studio is an interesting spin on the classic arcade game Qix with players being tasked to fill the screen as much as possible while avoiding deadly bouncing balls. It's a basic premise that's given a great twist by allowing players to also flip their iPhone to change the gravity, potentially trapping the bouncing balls for bigger bonuses. 'Filler' mode requires players to fill up at least 70% of the screen, much like Qix and its variants. Touching and…

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Fruit Ninja Review

Review Halfbrick Studios By Andrew Nesvadba, 8 years, 1 month ago
Fruit Ninja Review

UPDATE: The constant support and updates from Halfbrick for Fruit Ninja has been nothing short of spectacular and over time this title has grown from a fun time waster to something you can share with friends either by sniping high scores or by challenging them directly online with a multiplayer mode. Furthermore the addition of an 'Arcade' mode pits players against the clock with powerful power-ups that will test their slicing skills. Fruit Ninja just gets better and better over time a…

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WordSearch Rush Review

Review We Are Colin By Andrew Nesvadba, 8 years, 2 months ago
WordSearch Rush Review

It's not surprising how many word-search games are on the App Store thanks to it being a fairly well known and easy to implement puzzle for a touch device. However plenty of them suffer from either having huge grids that are a pain to read or lack any real fun game element. WordSearch Rush by We Are Colin tries to solve both of these problems while remaining true to the puzzle's more educational purposes. WordSearch uses 7x7 (and the occasional 8x8) to keep things easy to read without…

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Durak Review

Review Disruptive Inc By Andrew Nesvadba, 8 years, 3 months ago
Durak Review

Card games are often hard to represent accurately in video games. Sure, the rules are easy enough to replicate, but it's so hard to replace the feel of playing a game with real cards and real people. Durak by Lost Token does a great job of making a virtual card game feel realistic and even gives you the ability to play with real opponents. For those that aren't aware of the game, Durak is a card shedding style of play that uses trick-taking rules to establish who wins or loses a round…

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Warheads Review

Review Pangea Software, Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 8 years, 3 months ago
Warheads Review

One of the great things about the App Store is seeing how classic arcade games are revived and reinterpreted for a new audience.  Warheads is the latest release from Pangea Software and attempts to update the seminal arcade game Missile Command. Jumping into the game couldn't be easier and requires a quick tap and a quick wit to survive each successive wave sent to wipe you out. The basic screen layout is the same as the original, with three missile lanchers set amongst objects y…

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Comet Racer Review

Review Donut Games By Kym Holmes, 8 years, 3 months ago
Comet Racer Review

The newest in Donut Games' lineup of arcade games for the iPhone is Comet Racer. Comet Racer is a simple, top down racing game where you fly a spaceship around paths cut out of asteroids in the shortest amount of time possible. Like many of Donut Games' games, the controls are very easy to use and understand, with a button for acceleration and two buttons to steer left and right. You need only steer your spaceship around the asteroids, avoiding the walls and occasional missle whilst t…

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Hook Champ Review

Review Rocketcat LLC By Damian Chiappara, 8 years, 4 months ago
Hook Champ Review

Hook Champ is one of the latest rope swinging action games to hit the marketplace but this time, you're swinging through dark deep caves in search of lost treasure. You play as Jake T. Hooker, a modern day Indiana Jones as he goes deep into cursed tombs and catacombs in order to retrieve idols and escape as fast as possible. Players run along each level by tapping and holding their finger on the lower half of the screen and they launch their grappling hook by doing the same on the top…

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iDodge: Space Ninja Review

Review Jormy Games By Damian Chiappara, 8 years, 4 months ago
iDodge: Space Ninja Review

iDodge: Space Ninja is an accelerometer based arcade game where players guide their delivery ship in order to successfully evade and dodge enemy turret fire, ensuring your survival and the safe delivery of your cargo. Players will need to control speed, harness their intuition and use of your space ninja skills to survive each level. As mentioned, the game is controlled by tilting your iPhone to control the speed and direction of your space ship. Players are also free to use a number…

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Florix Review

Review iD EAST By Kelly Mitchell, 8 years, 4 months ago
Florix Review

Florix is a puyo puyo style arcade game set in a flower garden where the player must clear the falling flowers by matching the colours of the petals with other flowers that have previously fallen to the ground. Each flower petal has its own colour. As players eliminate flowers, new ones continue to grow on twigs at the top of the screen and fall to the ground. Players are able to move the flowers by swiping their finger along the screen and can rotate the petals by touching on either…

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Boom It Up! Review

Review GAMEVIL USA, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 8 years, 4 months ago
Boom It Up! Review

Boom It Up! is a quick reflex arcade game where players must launch a cannon ball as high into the air as possible, much like the barrel shooting mini-games from the Donkey Kong Country series on the Super Nintendo. Obscure references aside, players must launch their cannon ball from one platform to another and blast as high as possible with the limited amount of balls. Players shoot their cannon balls by tapping on the screen and must time their shots correctly or risk crashing to th…

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Onslaught from Space Review

Review Scatter Circuit By Damian Chiappara, 8 years, 4 months ago
Onslaught from Space Review

While most iPhone games tend to get an edge on the competition by taking steps forward in regards to gameplay and presentation, Onslaught From Space takes steps backwards with its retro 80s arcade and early 3D console style presentation. Your goal is to survive waves of incoming enemies for as long as possible and various weapon power-ups will help you to do so. Players must destroy all incoming spaceships and other objects by adjusting and tilting their iPod to aim and tapping the sc…

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Bix Review

Review Padadaz By Andrew Nesvadba, 8 years, 5 months ago
Bix Review

Bix by Padadaz is a great new arcade game that fuses the classic gameplay from Taito's Qix with more modern gameplay adaptions from Jezzball and KBounce. For those who don't know these iconic games, Bix is an arcade game that has you racing to claim screen's space without being hit by balls bouncing around the increasingly smaller play area. Your "tracer" is controlled by simple directional swipes to indicate which direction it should draw a line and subsequently create a box. Lives a…

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