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MATH SOLDIERS Review

MATH SOLDIERS Review

MATH SOLDIERS is the latest release by Japanese developers Racjin for the App Store. While there's little to do with 'math' there's a whole lot of 'soldiers' and it's your job to match up the sliding tiles to counter-attack monsters invading your cartoon kingdom. In order to attack and defend your castle, tiles need to be matched in to groups of four. Sliding tiles across the screen is performed with a basic swipe and large tiles can move independently of the smaller tiles, making com…

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Flight Control HD iPad Review

Flight Control HD iPad Review

If you've not played Flight Control by Firemint, then you might be missing out on a neat product that helped to define how line-drawing management games should feel. Thanks to the larger screen of the iPad, mastering this management game couldn't be easier and there's even a few new features to keep things interesting. For those not familiar with the gameplay, Flight Control throws you in the place of a air-traffic controller with several landing strips to manage. As aircraft enter th…

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Star Wars: Cantina Review

Review THQ Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years ago
Star Wars: Cantina Review

I guess it was really only a matter of time before the App Store was graced with a Star Wars themed management game. You play as Nia Adea in THQ Wireless' latest game Star Wars: Cantina and being the friendly happy-go-lucky lass that you are, you plunge headlong in to the world of managing a cantina to help your friend. Cantina keeps things simple and only requires tapping to perform actions. To counter this simplicity the game quickly throws you in the deep end, serving up more rowdy…

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Hired Gun Review

Hired Gun Review

Are you restless and twitchy, perhaps you think the world moves too slowly? Then Hired Gun by Triniti Interactive is the game for you. iSniper has tread this ground before, but unless you have excellent perception and spider like reflexes Hired Gun can quickly become an exercise in frustration. After you're given your target for the randomly picked level you'll need to immediately find a way to slow down time like you're in the Matrix. Random people will pass along streets, in front o…

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ZombieSmash Review

Review Zynga Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 1 month ago
ZombieSmash Review

Sure, you could keep throwing knights and goblins and other creepy crawlies in to pits of fire or feed them to your pet dragon, but why do that when you could be enjoying ZombieSmash! by German developer Gamedoctors? With all the charm of games like Plants vs. Zombies and physics inspired mayhem straight out of Home Alone, it's a game that keeps on giving well after you're done with the campaign. In a bid to separate itself from other flick-based castle defense games, ZombieSmash! sho…

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Raging Thunder 2 Review

Review Polarbit By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 1 month ago
Raging Thunder 2 Review

There are plenty of racing sims on the appstore, but sometimes you just feel like an arcade experience. Raging Thunder 2 has you driving as fast as possible, smashing into things and vying for first place. Earn enough cash and you can purchase new cars, and upgrade them for faster driving, and more intense smashing. Like most iphone racers, acceleration is handled automatically and turning is tilt based. There is a button for braking and one for boosting (and you'll definitely be hold…

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Chop Chop Ninja Review

Review Gamerizon By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 1 month ago
Chop Chop Ninja Review

Platformers have had a rough time on the iphone. A touch directional pad or analogue stick does not give the same fidelity as its real life counterpart. Chop Chop Ninja has decided to create a control scheme made for the iphone that allows jumping and attacking at the touch of a finger. The emporer's daughter has been cursed, and it is up to you to find the ingredients needed to save her! Everything in this game is touch based. Tapping the sides of the screen will move the ninja, tapp…

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Cliffed XL Review

Cliffed XL Review

Cliffed is a twitch gaming, race to the bottom style game in which you must simply manoeuvre your character around ledges and rocks faster than the screen moves to catch you. Whatever you do, don't blink, unless you want to get Cliffed. The controls in Cliffed are very easy to use with the 2 sides of the screen set apart for you to control your character's movement left and right with your thumbs. By double tapping the area, you perform a quick dash which can give you that valuable ti…

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Plants vs. Zombies Review

Review PopCap By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 2 months ago
Plants vs. Zombies Review

Popcap is known for some very popular addictive titles and has had some great success in porting these to the iphone. Now, just short of a year of its PC release, the cutesy tower defense game Plants vs. Zombies is now available on this mobile device. There is a pack of zombies roaming the neighbourhood and as a local homeowner, you must use the power of your garden (and the help of Crazy Dave) to repel the undead horde. Control is fantastic. Every action is a touch away, and even whe…

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1000: Find 'Em All! Review

Review Glu Games Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 2 months ago
1000: Find 'Em All! Review

Do you find the monotony of fighting enemies over and over for fancy items frustrating? Do you have a bit of an obsessive compulsive need to explore every inch of a game you play? Most importantly, are you interested in a game that's fun and friendly for the entire family? 1000: Find 'Em All by Glu is a game all about exploration, not just in the virtual world, but also in the real world. Find 'Em All is a simple title of exploration where your character wanders around the game world…

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Warheads Review

Review Pangea Software, Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 2 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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Ghosts'n Zombies Review

Review TipCat Mobile By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 2 months ago
Ghosts'n Zombies Review

Ghosts'n Goblins. Ghouls'n Ghosts. These are names that can conjure up a deep seeded fear that represents some of the harshest platformers to grace arcades and home consoles. So it's no surprise that some may avoid Ghosts'n Zombies by Tipcat Mobile expecting another platformer, but those who do avoid it will be missing out on a fun and challenging action shooter that's perfect for gaming on the go. Ghosts'n Zombies is the story of an elderly monk and his quest to eliminate the demons…

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Crazy Turkey Blast Review

Review Ezone.com By Kym Holmes, 4 years, 2 months ago
Crazy Turkey Blast Review

If you’ve ever wanted to stand in the middle of a field and shoot turkeys, then Crazy Turkey Blast might be right up your alley. Crazy Turkey Blast is a simple, arcade style point and shoot game where the player simply moves the crosshair around the viewport shooting turkeys as they walk by. The game is controlled by rotating the iPhone in the direction you wish to look and tapping the screen to shoot turkeys.  The more turkeys the player shoots, the higher the multiplier t…

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Tumbledrop Review

Review Starfruit Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 2 months ago
Tumbledrop Review

Tumbledrop by Starfruit Games is a beguiling and challenging physics puzzler with a cutesy style that borders on excessive. The magic of this App comes from not only attempting to solve puzzles normally, but also how it rewards repeat players. Each level involves solving an intricate puzzle by getting the "pink star" to land on the available safe zone(s). However the challenge comes from attempting to do so while the star starts in a precariously balanced position. Tapping blocks will…

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Where's Waldo?™ The Fantastic Journey Review

Review Ludia By Kelly Mitchell, 4 years, 2 months ago
Where's Waldo?™ The Fantastic Journey Review

Players get ready to find Waldo no longer in books, but in Ludia's latest release to the iPhone, Where's Waldo: The Fantastic Journey. Bringing back memories for those who loved the books as a kid in the 90s, Where's Waldo is a hidden object adventure game that takes players across 12 magical worlds where players must find Waldo and his friends along with magical scrolls and several other hidden items in a given time limit. Players navigate their way through each of the landscapes by…

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