Bumble Tales for iPhone, by Conjured Realms and Perfect Dork Studios, is a simple, fun-to-play match-3 game that’s essentially a companion piece to bigger and more complex PC game. Offering a slightly new spin on the ever-popular match-3 genre, the game presents you with a small, 7×7 tile screen with six different colors to match. […]
Pigeon Squadron is a “bombing run” game with some distinctive twists. While the mechanics of the game may seem familiar — flying over targets and dropping bombs on them — Pigeon Squadron turns the genre on its head by making you a pigeon on a comedic mission to drop poop on unsuspecting city pedestrians. That’s […]
As a side-scroller with quirky characters, a low price, and cute, Incredibles-ish graphics, The Hero HD has the potential to be a great game. Unfortunately, that potential is squandered.
If a game of Asteroids or Missile Command on your iPad sounds like fun, you could do a lot worse than Doodlegeddon, by developer Three Sprockets. The planet Earth is under attack from a swarm of incoming meteors, and it’s up to you to save it. You start with a single missile silo on your […]
I’ve reviewed a lot of match-3 games. A whole lot. The iTunes App Store is littered with ‘em. So the last thing I was hoping for when I openedÂ Heroes of Kalevala was yet another game of matching three same-colored tiles, jewels, or what have you.Â But three days later, I’m still filling every spare moment by […]
Every once in a while one discovers a new game, which even non-gamers enjoy. In last years zombies and the zombiecalypse have been omni-present and we love to blame Danny Boyle for this but thanks to probably the same Danny Boyle, we now can play Pro Zombie Soccer: Apocalypse Edition.
Launching Pad Games’ iPhone titleÂ Scarlett & the Spark of Life is an old school adventure in the vein of Grim Fandango or The Dig — only without the wildly original premises behind those games. The game finds you taking on the role of Princess Scarlett, a scrappy, self-reliant adventurer who knows how to get things […]
Unlike other match-3 iOS games, where you find yourself whipped into a frenzy of screen-tapping finger action, Fruit Zen HD hopes to usher you into a state of zen-like tranquility. In a sort of cross between match-3 gaming and Tetris, fruit-themed blocks fall from the top of the screen to the bottom, stacking atop their […]
If you’ve seen or heard anything at all about FDG Entertainment’s cute, cartoony game Beyond Ynth, then you’ve heard that it’s hard. Having spent many hours with the game, I’m here to tell you: believe everything you’ve heard. I’m not ashamed to admit that several of Beyond Ynth‘s eighty levels I simply found too difficult […]
Adventure gamers will go ga-ga over Mumbo Jumbo’s Samantha Swift and the Fountains of Fate — particularly if you enjoy scavenger hunts, though the game offers quite a bit more than that. And at $9.99 (pretty pricy for an iOS game), it had better.