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Zombieville USA 2 Review

Review Mika Mobile, Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 5 months ago
Zombieville USA 2 Review

For those who have been iOS gaming for a while now, Zombieville USA is somewhat of a classic icon of the platform - while it wasn't terribly complicated, trying to survive as long as possible while having limited resources made for a fun distraction, if not actually compelling gameplay for some. Times have changed though and what was refreshing compared to the limited amount of titles available back then isn't quite so fresh any more, so how does Mika Mobile's sequel, Zombieville USA 2…

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Russian Dancing Men Review

Review SmashMouth Games Ltd By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 5 months ago
Russian Dancing Men Review

In 1999 Japanese developer and musician Masay Matsuura, along with his company NanaOn-Sha, released Vib-Ribbon upon the world. While not garnering nearly the same attention as previous releases PaRappa the Rapper and UmJammer Lammy, it carved a niche for itself thanks to its unique approach to rhythm gaming - giving players obstacles timed to music to navigate via a semi-intuitive control scheme. Its lukewarm reception was followed up with relative silence in the rhythm game sphere as…

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Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation Review

Review Gameloft By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 5 months ago
Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation Review

If I could digress for a moment before stepping in to this review, there are times at which I wonder if parroting what already exists on larger consoles is really the way forward for iOS. While I agree that in many cases we'd otherwise not see games like this on an iDevice, at times it's hard not to feel like being a hyena tearing at the shreds of a carcass. In this way a game can feel disappointing even despite being, relatively speaking, amazing for the platform it's on. With that s…

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Worms Crazy Golf Review

Review Team17 Software Ltd By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 5 months ago
Worms Crazy Golf Review

Worms has made an appearance on the iPhone a couple times now with varying success, but we here at AppSpy have to admit this title caught us off guard. Worms...golf? Who thought of this and now that the idea has flourished into a full blown release, can such an odd concept even work? Let's find out. Funnily enough the game plays very similarly to a classic round of Worms. You can select a pre-built worm or make one from the ground up, choosing clubs, voices and even hats (which is fas…

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ADVENA Review

Review GAMEVIL USA, Inc. By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 6 months ago
ADVENA Review

It has been a while since I've said anything like this, but if you missed out on the days of going to the local arcade and throwing a few coins down on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a few friends, then you missed out on something really special. Beat'em-ups are usually cathartic in their own right, but the addition of three other players turns it in to an almost unfair brawl where you begrudgingly assist each other, if only to beat the boss and play the next level. ADVENA by Gamev…

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Danger Alliance: Battles Review

Review TOME Studios By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 6 months ago
Danger Alliance: Battles Review

It's not as though we haven't seen developers attempt to bring tactical turn-based titles to the App Store before, though they've generally made a critical mistake or two preventing the often overlooked genre from seeing a sort of revival. Danger Alliance: Battles by TOME Studios keeps things simple, but if you think this means the combat is any less intense for its simplicity you'd be wrong. At the beginning of each match you are able to select a squad from a mix of six unique classe…

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Warm Gun Review

Review Emotional Robots By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 6 months ago
Warm Gun Review

I can almost hear my own Mom scalding me in my own memories as I play Warm Gun by Emotional Robots. Though scarily it's not actually her voice, but my own saying 'Just because you can, doesn't mean you should'. It's a worrying moment, but the point still remains - it's true that the iPhone is slowly claiming territory once thought of as exclusive to dedicated handheld or even home consoles, but a bland and featureless FPS deathmatch game does nothing to move iOS forward in this directi…

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Do Do EGG! Review

Review PONOS By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 6 months ago
Do Do EGG! Review

Do Do Egg is a game of increments. First you learn how the game works, then you learn how to extend combos, then you learn how to chain together half the board, then you win. This is a take on the very popular match-3 genre but instead of swapping around gems in groups of three or more, you're drawing lines between two eggs of the same color that have two other eggs in the middle. As long as this holds true, you can continue your line until you've clocked in a mammoth combo, and you ne…

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SHADOWGUN Review

Review MADFINGER Games, a.s. By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 6 months ago
SHADOWGUN Review

Sure, we've had shooters before on the App Store and they've been received with mixed amounts of love and hate. Some of the best have gone on to become shrines of multiplayer fun, but the single-player experience has often been lacking as you're left with the usual draw-by-numbers war-torn battlefield formula. SHADOWGUN by MADFINGER Games, better known for their Samurai series have busted out with a gorgeous cover-based shooter in an attempt to break this routine. Sadly it stumbles fr…

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Globulos Mania Review

Review Bulkypix By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 6 months ago
Globulos Mania Review

How far can you stretch a premise? Oh wait, we've already used that opening line here at AppSpy and it was for a game reviewed quite recently too. A shame cause Globulos Mania is all about the stretching. If turn based stretching is your thing, you'll find all you want and more right here. Let's explore further. Globulos Mania is a series of mini games, all of which can either be played against the computer or online against other players. The rules of the game are varied, but the mec…

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Race illegal: High Speed 3D Review

Review Chillingo Ltd By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 7 months ago
Race illegal: High Speed 3D Review

At times I wonder if the Arcade Racer has lost some of its charm, more specifically I wonder if the need to simplify the controls for iOS users has resulted in a genre that has managed to mute an already toned-down sport too far. Race illegal: High Speed 3D by Apetrus and Chillingo tries every trick in the book to wow the player in to continuing to play, but the end result is something that lacks the energy it tries to portray. Sparks, blurs, revving engines, flames and whining turbos…

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NOM 5 Review

Review GAMEVIL USA, Inc. By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 7 months ago
NOM 5 Review

Nom wants to find himself a girlfriend. To do so, he's on a quest to meet the Spaceking and acquire the truth of life along the way. At least that's what we think is going on. The story itself reads like it was written through an online translator and doesn't have much to do with the gameplay. Funnily enough this could a point in the favor of Nom's odd charm. When the first level loads up, you get the feeling this is going to be another endless runner with a multi-purpose tap control…

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MADDEN NFL 12 by EA SPORTS™ Review

Review Electronic Arts By Dave Flodine, 2 years, 7 months ago
MADDEN NFL 12 by EA SPORTS™ Review

Let's get this out of the way first. If you're a NFL fan and are looking to play some Gridiron on your iPhone, Madden 12 has enough content and solid gameplay to make it a worthwhile purchase. For everyone else, let's delve a little deeper. The game is played with a combination of touch mechanics and an on screen joystick and buttons. Whether on offensive or defense, you can select a play from your team's book (with every team having their own unique plays), or you can use the touch s…

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Muffin Knight Review

Review Angry Mob Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 7 months ago
Muffin Knight Review

Editors Note (Nov 9, 2011): This update has been a long time coming, though some may feel it should have retained this score from the get-go. Unfortunately the reviewer had completely overlooked Muffin Knight's inspirations, resulting in a retraction and in a first, a minor score change that bumped it from a 5 to a 4. As each update adds to the roster of champions and arenas to battle in, Muffin Knight steps further and further away from its roots to forge a path on its own and d…

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DrawRace 2 Review

Review Ubisoft By Andrew Nesvadba, 2 years, 7 months ago
DrawRace 2 Review

The last time we saw RedLynx on the App Store was after their release of 1000 Heroz, an ambitious time-trial style platformer with daily unlockables (amounting to a crazy amount of levels if you happen to jump on board right now). Drawrace 2 marks the return of RedLynx's signature line-drawing title under the banner of Chillingo with just about every aspect of the game receiving a turbo-boost injection of shiny features. Just like some finely tweaked race-car, the basic engine of simp…

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