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Chroma Circuit Review

Review Bowler Hat Games By Andrew Nesvadba, 4 years, 10 months ago
Chroma Circuit Review

Some games are never truly "finished"; some games suffer from finishing touches never being applied; Chroma Circuit is a puzzle game for the iPhone from Bowler Hat Games that should have spent more time in development, because what's left is certainly half-completed and feels more like a test version of a grander idea. Chroma Circuit (as the name uncannily implies) relies on you creating a path of matching colors using the rotating blocks arranged in each level. Or more precisely, ens…

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RocketFuse Review

Review RocketHands By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 10 months ago
RocketFuse Review

If you ever dreamed of attaching a series of rockets to an inanimate object to try and replicate a space shuttle launch, then today is your lucky day. Rocket Fuse has players helping a small spaceship escape from a series of caves by; you guessed it, loading it up with high powered rockets. This physics based game uses some simple controls and stands out because of it. Players place rockets on their ship by touching the iPhone screen. Players can tap the ship to place a series of smal…

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BOGGLE Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 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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Card Drop: Solitaire Reloaded! Review

Review Kuyi Mobile By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 months ago
Card Drop: Solitaire Reloaded! Review

Card Drop is a card game where players must stack up cards on free falling cards to get points. The stacking system is similar to Solitaire, where players either stack cards in sequence counting up or down. The difference in Card Drop however, is that players must stack their cards before the falling cards drop off the screen. Players must stack as many cards as they can for points before the game timer runs out. Players stack cards by dragging cards from their piles at the bottom up…

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Skeleton Key Review

Review Insurgent Games By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 months ago
Skeleton Key Review

Skeleton key is a strategy game where players try to open treasure chests by shifting chest keys around in under a certain number of moves. All keys move at the same time, keys cannot be moved up and you must move around walls and other obstacles. As you progress, the levels get harder, you are given more keys and more objects to block your path. You control the keys by flicking the screen in the direction you want them to move. A lot of the time, you will get stuck or run out of move…

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Inkvaders Review

Review Chillingo Ltd By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 months ago
Inkvaders Review

Inkvaders is a run and gun type shooter where players controls a generic space marine known as ‘G’ as he fights his way through the oncoming alien invasion. You progress through the various levels killing aliens and collecting moon rocks for cash in order to upgrade your weapons and survive the ever increasing alien attacks. The game controls are simple and effective to use. Players use the directional buttons to move, the boost button to use jetpacks to escape aliens or c…

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Tetravex Review

Review Futrell Software By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 months ago
Tetravex Review

Tetrevex is a puzzle game where players must place scattered tiles into a big puzzle board. Each piece has four coloured sides, and can only be placed next to pieces with the same coloured side. For example, if a piece has a blue right side, it can only be placed left of a piece with a blue left side. This must be done for all sides and becomes increasingly harder as the board sizes increase. You place your pieces by clicking and dragging them up to a desired square on the board. From…

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Stay Review

Review Anthropophagy By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 months ago
Stay Review

Stay is a puzzle game where players must balances a small pink shape on a see-saw like board for as long as they can. To do this, players must counter balance the board by placing other squares on either side. Different squares have different weights and must be placed effectively to stop the pink shape from falling off completely. You drop different square pieces onto the board by tapping the screen. You cannot control the size pieces that will drop, but you can see what sizes will d…

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Fling! Review

Review CandyCane LLC By Damian Chiappara, 4 years, 11 months ago
Fling! Review

Fling! is a puzzle game where players controls little furballs and must fling them into other furballs in order to knock them off the stage. The goal here is to clear the game’s level of all but one furball, which becomes more and more of a challenge due to the games increasing difficulty. The controls are simple and ideal for this style of puzzle gameplay. Players control their creatures by flicking them in the direction they want using the touch screen. Players can also undo m…

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Spy Bot Chronicles Review

Spy Bot Chronicles Review

Spy Bot Chronicles is a spin off of Toy Bot, another platform game by developers IUGO. Toy Bot has been kidnapped and it’s now up to Spy Bot to travel through many different worlds in order to rescue him. You control Spy Bot by using the onscreen buttons to move and jump. Players can also shoot a small laser to kill enemies or solve puzzles by tapping on the screen. A hacking system is also used in the game, where players tap on certain objects to interact with them and progress…

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Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D Review

Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D Review

Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D is a new port of the console kart racing game released for the iPhone.  The gameplay is the same, players choose a character, race through various tracks against computer opponents, launching attacks and taking shortcuts in order to secure the win. The racing itself is made a lot easier due to the fact that the karts automatically accelerate without any input from players, leaving you free to concentrate on the race and your opponents. Players must s…

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PapiMissile Plus Review

Review Yohei Iwasaki By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
PapiMissile Plus Review

Papimissile Plus is a defence style shooter that puts players in control of Mr. Papi, a happy red ball. Your goal is to shoot Mr. Papi from the three launchers at your disposal in order to destroy the incoming missile attacks. You shoot Mr. Papi by flicking whichever one of the three launchers you want to fire in the direction of the missile attacks. You can fire one Mr. Papi at a time or launch all three in quick sequence in order to stop the incoming missile attacks. If any of your…

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The Creeps! Review

The Creeps! Review

The Creeps! is a tower defence game where you must protect a scared little boy from the waves of creeps coming out of his closet. You must set up various attack towers in order to stop the creeps and can upgrade them to fight off the stronger boss enemies. Players control tower positions by tapping on an open space and then selecting which tower to place. Once placed towers will attack enemies once they are in range, or players can select enemies or other objects to manually target th…

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Spore™ Origins Review

Review Electronic Arts By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
Spore™ Origins Review

Spore Origins is a spin-off title from the 2008 PC game Spore. Players must start out as a single celled organism and eat other organisms in order to evolve. Players can upgrade their creatures to increase defence, movement and perception and colour patterns and body shapes can be edited for aesthetic purposes. You control your creature by tilting the iPhone in the direction you want them to move. Players must also tap on the screen when in the creature evolution menu and can change c…

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iRaft Wars Review

Review GameFactory By Damian Chiappara, 5 years, 1 month ago
iRaft Wars Review

iRaft Wars is a strategy shooting game where players take control of small fruit like characters on a raft. Your goal is to shoot and knock off other characters on enemy rafts before they shoot and knock you off. You can also purchase raft upgrades or special weapons in order to turn the tables on your opponents in the art of raft warfare. iRaft War’s gameplay focuses mainly on lining up the right shot for the kill. Players control the power and angle of their shot by using thei…

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