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Home » Apps with tag 'arcade game'

2XL Fleet Defense Review

Review 2XL Games, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 4 months ago
2XL Fleet Defense Review

2XL Fleet Defense puts you in the middle of an international crisis fuelled by illegal weapons trading as you must protect a large allied aircraft carrier from incoming enemy attacks. Fortunately your impressive F-35 jet fighter plane will make short work of the enemy ships and planes; that is of course if you can pilot it effectively. You’ll need to identify and find targets using your long range radar by tapping on the radar icon. Once you find an enemy vehicle, tap on the red…

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Roswell Fighter Review

Roswell Fighter Review

Roswell Fighter is an arcade style, top down shooter where you play as a sexy female fighter pilot in the 1950s as you defend earth from an alien invasion. You’ll progress through each game level collecting explosive power-ups, dodging incoming projectiles and bringing down a myriad of alien mother-ships and other UFOs. By dragging your finger around the iPhone screen, you’ll guide your plane around the level safely but players can change the controls to a tilt based schem…

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Disney Fairies Fly Review

Review Disney By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 4 months ago
Disney Fairies Fly Review

Fairies Fly is Disney's game tie-in for their new "Disney Fairies" franchise and in particular the release of their new direct-to-dvd/blu-ray movies. Centered around Tinkerbell and the fairies of Neverland, Fly is a basic side-scrolling arcade game that is directly aimed at the very youngest of audiences. After selecting the fairy of your choice, each level is easily completed by tilting the iPhone to move your fairy up or down avoiding obstacles such as storm clouds and angry insects…

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Skullpogo Review

Review Blinkbat Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 6 months ago
Skullpogo Review

Skullpogo is a quirky and unique action game where you vanquish evil zombies, bats and vampire piggies using your ultimate weapon; a pogo stick. Yes, it appears that the only way to kill these demonic creatures is by bouncing on their heads with a pogo stick. You must keep a constant ‘bounce of death’ going in order to link up multipliers and max out your highscore. You move your pogo-stick by tilting your iPhone to control the direction of your bounce and using the arrows…

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3D SFCave Review

Review Yohei Iwasaki By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 6 months ago
3D SFCave Review

Sunflat Games have been making their name releasing miniature games on the iPhone, most notably with their range of games in the Papi franchise. 3D SFCave is their first departure from the Papi games on the iPhone and while it may tickle the old-school bone of some gamers, it may be a little too spartan for everyone to enjoy. 3D SFCave is another high-score arcade game that comes in several variations varying from changing the controls to changing the challenge you face. Ultimately th…

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Backbreaker Football Review

Review NaturalMotion By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 6 months ago
Backbreaker Football Review

Visceral thumps, jukes, spins and show-boating. That's what Backbreaker Football by NaturalMotion is all about. Each tackle you take will make you wince and each triumphant touchdown will have you laughing at your opponents. For a game that takes a single aspect of a national sport like NFL, it manages to be - dare I say it - addictive for everyone to play. Backbreaker has turned running the ball for a touchdown into an arcade sport and the controls couldn't be simpler. Around the low…

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Bowman Defense Review

Bowman Defense Review

Bowman Defense by Triniti Interactive is yet another addition to the ranks of the archery-style arcade games littering the iPhone and like so many other successful games it has risen to prominence thanks to the liberal use of "creative license" and a fairly generic style of gameplay. The copy-cat nature of so many games on the iPhone is usually best represented by the lack of experimentation in the controls where the expectation is "if you've learned how to play game X then you'll hav…

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Meteor Blitz Review

Review Alley Labs By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 7 months ago
Meteor Blitz Review

It's nice to see a successful iPhone game at least nod to its predecessors. Alley Labs is bold enough to produce a clone of the successful Stardust series for the iPhone and even acknowledge this on their app store page, but it's undeniable that they've made Meteor Blitz a great game for the iPhone. Blitz is an evolution the classic Asteroid arcade game using dual virtual-analogue sticks to control your movement and direction of firing. The aim is to clear the screen of as many enemie…

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Ramp Champ Review

Review Seven Gun Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 7 months ago
Ramp Champ Review

Ramp Champ is a Skee ball type arcade game for the iPhone. Players roll balls up a ramp to hit the different objects in the level. Each object has different point values and tickets can be earned based on final scores and then traded in for prizes. Using your finger, players flick the ball by up the ramp to hit an object. The harder you flick, the more distance your ball will get. The controls are the same for each game, but the controls aren’t as responsive as you’d like.…

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Solitaire Siege Review

Review BadBumble By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
Solitaire Siege Review

Solitaire games are practically married to mobile phones. It's a partnership that makes sense as they're just digital versions of games almost everyone learns to play in one form or another. Solitaire Siege is BadBumble's take on Pyramid for the iPhone, adding new gameplay elements to keep the game interesting while also bundling the classic game and an arcade game as a bonus. As a simple card game, you only need to tap the cards on screen. This would be hard to mess up, but sometimes…

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Bust-A-Move Review

Review TAITO Corporation By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
Bust-A-Move Review

The classics of arcade gaming are definitely having their day in the sun with the iPhone and Puzzle Bobble by Taito is no exception. What was once a game that swallowed quarters wholesale in the arcade is now a game you can play at your own leisure on your iPhone and even against your friends. Gameplay revolves around popping different colored bubbles by hitting groups of three or more with a single shot. Puzzle Bobble give players two types of controls to aim their shots, keeping the…

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ORBITAL Review

Review bitforge Ltd By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
ORBITAL Review

Orbital by bitforge is self described as a "one-thumb experience". Based on the popular award winning flash game Gimme Friction Baby by Wouter Visser, Orbital delivers a sexy and simple game that will have you hitting "replay" one too many times. Being true to its tag line, there's only one input required and that's a single finger capable of touching the screen. Players need to tap the screen in order to fire projectiles around the play area. These will subsequently balloon out and b…

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Touch Hockey: FS5 Review

Review FlipSide5, Inc. By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 9 months ago
Touch Hockey: FS5 Review

Touch Hockey FS5 is an air-hockey game for the iPhone. Like the real game, players must use their paddles to try and hit a small puck into the other player’s goal. The first player to score a certain number of points wins the game. To control your paddle, players tap and drag their finger on the iPhone screen. You will need to do so in order to hit the small puck and defend against your opponent's shots. The controls are responsive but at times the paddle might be a bit slow. B…

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Arcade Bowling™ Review

Review Skyworks By Myles McKinnon, 4 years, 9 months ago
Arcade Bowling™ Review

Developer Skyworks has brought the classic arcade game Skeeball to the Iphone and Ipod Touch. Arcade Bowling has a simple goal. You have nine balls to roll up the ramp and into the holes, trying to set the highest score possible. The controls are effective and quite responsive. You simply flick your finger up the ramp to launch the ball, and then tilt the phone to influence the balls direction while it's in the air.  The visuals are reminiscent of the original Skeeball game and…

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