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Home » Apps with tag 'port'

Drag Racer : Perfect Run Review

Review Telf Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 7 months ago
Drag Racer : Perfect Run Review

Drag Racer: Perfect Run is a port of the popular online flash game for the iPhone. Your goal is still the same; to buy a car, earn money by racing and continue to upgrade your car until you can buy a better car. The game is essentially the same as the flash version, but there are some slight differences throughout. The controls have been changed slightly as players use a pedal to accelerate and must drag the gear stick up and down with their finger to change gears. This would make for…

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Robocalypse - Mobile Mayhem Review

Robocalypse - Mobile Mayhem Review

Robocalypse – Mobile Mayhem is a new port of the Nintendo DS Real Time Strategy game Robocalypse. When an industrial accident occurs in a toaster/military robot factory, the robots begin their revolt to take over the world. You play as Myron, computer programmer extraordinaire; as he tries to stop these evil robots by implanting the brain scans of WWII Veterans into new robots to create humanity's only chance for survival. Players control their units using the iPhone touch scree…

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Crush the Castle Review

Review Armor Games Inc By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 7 months ago
Crush the Castle Review

Crush the Castle is a port of the online flash game of the same name for the iPhone. Your goal is to launch a boulder from a trebuchet into a castle to knock down the foundations or walls so that the people inside the building are crushed. Your goal is to kill all people in and around the castle in as few shots as possible to earn medals. The controls are simple, tap the screen to start your trebuchet and tap again to release the boulder. You must time your release according to each m…

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Gold Miner Joe Review

Review Donut Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 7 months ago
Gold Miner Joe Review

Gold Miner Joe is a platforming game based on the PC title of the same name. This new port for the iPhone has players guiding Joe the Gold Miner through the legendary four-shafted gold mine. Your goal is to find all the gold nuggets and hidden gems without being killed by the Kentucky Brothers or any other nasties waiting in the mines. Players control Joe by using the iPhone’s touch screen interface. You move by swiping in the appropriate direction, jump by swiping up and throw…

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MADDEN NFL 10 by EA SPORTS Review

Review Electronic Arts By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 7 months ago
MADDEN NFL 10 by EA SPORTS Review

Lately, Electronic Arts have been the kind of company to take a bit of a risk by trying new publishing schemes that had been considered taboo by other major companies. Madden NFL 10 isn't just a watered down port of their football franchise, it's a full featured video game that almost defies belief in its depth. Plays are selected through the usual setup of slide and tap menus, but the plays themselves are something to behold. Once the ball is snapped, the player can quickly switch be…

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Tumiki Fighters Review

Review Dreamawake Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 7 months ago
Tumiki Fighters Review

Kenta Cho is a sort of buzzword name in the shoot'em up world of developers and has been well received for his inspirational and quirky design ideas. Tumiki Fighters on the iPhone is a port of his Katamari inspired shooter and while successful on other platforms it loses its charm here. At the heart of any good shooter is the agility of your fighter and this version of Tumiki Fighers is amazingly hard to control. The fighter is controlled by accelerometer tilting, which can be calibra…

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BOGGLE Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 7 months ago
BOGGLE Review

Boggle is a port of the well known, word based board game for the iPhone. The gameplay is still the same; players are given a 4x4 square full of jumbled letters and they have to make as many words using those letters. Players are given a time limit and score based on the length of the word. You construct words by tapping on the letters in sequence and submit them by tapping the final letter again. The words must be 3 or more letters and only adjacent letters can be selected for each w…

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Alive 4-ever Review

Alive 4-ever Review

You'd be forgiven if you read the title Alive 4-Ever (A4E), saw the App icon and thought, "Did someone port Left 4 Dead (L4D) to the iPhone?". It's hard to fault Meridian for jumping on to a hot game design concept like L4D and while there are many comparisons to be made, A4E is just about as perfect as it gets for action fans on the iPhone. The dual analogue controls are extremely responsive, which will save your behind as zombies quickly crowd around you. Other interactive elements…

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LUXOR Review

Review MumboJumbo By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
LUXOR Review

They say that imitation is flattery, but when it comes to arcade marble-poppers LUXOR by MumboJumbo may not be an original concept, but this port to the iPhone is immediately fun and challenging; so what more could you ask for? There are three major schemes for controlling the marble-shooter, but sadly the two optional methods seem to exist more as a side-note, with neither one being practical for use. Your shooter can be smoothly dragged around the bottom of the screen, with vertical…

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Civilization Revolution Review

Review 2K By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 8 months ago
Civilization Revolution Review

Sid Meirs' Civilization series is one of the most addictive strategic video games in history. A bold statement, but its tech trees, exploration, and 'one more turn' style of gameplay has kept this reviewer glued to his screen since the early 90s. In this port of the most recent game in the series, we see how this style of gameplay transfers to the iPhone. You start the game by choosing a world leader and beginning your civilization around 3000 BC. As you build your armies, cities, and…

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Duke Nukem 3D Review

Review MachineWorks Northwest By Dave Flodine, 4 years, 8 months ago
Duke Nukem 3D Review

Duke Nukem 3D, arguably one of the finest first person shooters ever made. Now a port of the game comes to the iPhone with a unique control scheme to compensate for the lack of a mouse and keyboard. The question though is does it deliver the experience we all remember and love. The game offers two control schemes and both have their problems. The analog setup features two control sticks down the bottom of the screen (one to move, one to shoot), while the digital setup breaks the stick…

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Simon the Sorcerer Review

Review iPhSoft By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 8 months ago
Simon the Sorcerer Review

Simon the Sorcerer is a port of the 1993 point and click adventure game. You play as Simon, a teenager who is transported into a magical realm by a wizard that has been captured by an evil sorcerer. It is then up to you to save the captured wizard and embark on a long, magical journey. Players are given two control schemes to choose from, a classic mode and a touch mode. The touch mode incorporates the touch features of the iPhone more, while the classic mode brings up a pointer arrow…

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PGA Golo Golf Dice Review

Review Pick Up And Play By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 8 months ago
PGA Golo Golf Dice Review

PGA Golo Golf Dice is the iPhone's portal to PGA.com's online version of the table-top dice game of the same name. For a game that relies on something as simple as rolling dice it's a remarkably complex game of luck and strategy. There's little to the controls with the dice being shaken each round or rolled out at the touch of a button. The interface serves more as a method of tracking your progress, so there's little room for complexity here. Despite only being a game played with di…

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Resident Evil 4: PLATINUM Review

Review CAPCOM By Luke Bartley, 4 years, 8 months ago
Resident Evil 4: PLATINUM Review

The Resident Evil series has respected history in video games, and now the fourth iteration has made its way to the iPhone. This port has tried to stay faithful to the looks and gameplay of its console counterpart, and mostly it is successful. Playing the part of Leon Kennedy, you have been asked to investigate the kidnapping of the President's daughter, however there is a lot more at play than it would seem. The controls have been condensed to be fit on the iPhone's screen. Movement…

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Frogger Review

Frogger Review

Frogger is a port of the classic Konami arcade title. The gameplay and goal are the same; navigate your frog across a busy highway and the river to his home on the bank. Players must get 5 frogs across the river bank in order to complete the level, while collecting power-ups and bonuses in order to get more points. Frogger is controlled by flicking your finger on the screen in the direction you want him to jump. Players can also tap or tilt in order to move by changing the options in…

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