World of Goo is an iOS port of a downloadable PC/Mac game that’s also available as a WiiWare title. With loads of levels to play through full of relaxing, brain-bending fun, World of Goo represents something wholly unique for iOS devices. You play by picking up individual goo balls and using them to solve the […]
Just arriving in the App Store today is the latest title from Launching Pad Games, an iPhone game called Mighty Fin. Mighty Fin is an ocean-based side-scroller that has you directing a small, orange fish on his “Round the World Tour” vacation.
If making a cute little ninja scale the tallest trees this side of Endor sounds like fun, then Ninjatown: Trees of Doom is the iOS game for you, available for both iPhone and iPad. Don’t be surprised if I wind up using the word “cute” too many times in this review. The cartoonish graphics make […]
Capcom has entered since a while the freemium game already and now has chosen to endorse the oh so addictive, and popular, farming scene. The biggest difference this time though is that Capcom’s farming game good-looking, well thought out is and has a nice nostalgic touch. If you’re older than 20 you probably have heard […]
So back when the gulf oil spill took place, somebody thought it would be a good idea to help raise funds for the cleanup by creating an iPhone game themed around the disaster. (Yeah, I really just typed that.) Puff Puff is the result, a simple little side-scroller that finds you steering a blowfish through […]
Demino from Purple Wax Games is a study in simplicity. With a single screen, no menu of any kind, and pick-up-and-play ease, Demino manages to create one of the most addictive iPhone games I’ve ever played.
How do you port something with complex controls like a sports title to a small, touchscreen device. That was the dilemma faced by developers at 2k Sports, but they more than succeeded with NHL 2K11 for iPhone and iPod Touch, thanks to a smart, intuitive interface and gameplay that keeps a firm hold on the […]
A good game doesn’t have to be a terribly deep one. Take for example, Big Ideas Corporation’s Say What You See, a simple little puzzler app that’s so addictive, it’ll keep you up at night, trying for hours on end to figure it out.
It would be easy to write off The Crystals of Atlantis as “another Bejeweled clone for iPhone,” but it actually reminds me of another crystal-matching game I got from Xbox Live Arcade, called Treasure Quest. You’re still out to match three crystals of the same color in a row — horizontally or vertically — but […]
For those who just cannot seem to spit out their words comes the free “Type n Talk” application for the iPhone. Catch people off guard with the robot utterance that speaks whatever the user types onto the iPhone touchscreen! “Robots have approved this message,” is spoken by a retro science fiction-esque voice. Type in, “Shut […]