The Coding Monkeys’ implementation of the German-style board gameÂ Carcassonne for iPad (and iPhone) is absolutely beautiful. The game was designed with a deeply respectful attention to detail, with every last feature that fans could hope for — and then some.
Before I met my wife, I was unfamiliar with German board games. I’d never heard of Settlers of Catan or Carcassonne. But once she introduced me to them, I was hooked. The intelligent design and mechanics of these clever games made instant sense, and I wondered why I’d never heard of them before. Ticket to […]
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.
Remedy Entertainment is best known as the creator of the genre-busting, story-driven shootersÂ Max Payne and Alan Wake, but before those characters were born, Remedy published a racing-and-shooting classic that’s largely unknown by today’s gamers. But fifteen years after the release of the original PC game,Â Death Rally is back and better than ever.
Max & the Magic Marker has gotten a lot of hype and a lot of love over the last few months, so I decided it was time to give the game its official AppleGazette review. After playing through the game, here’s what I thought of it.
Time Geeks from Ivanovich Games is a fun Waldo-type game with a style and sensibility all its own. It boasts a keen eye toward pop culture, with cheeky references to everything from Dune to Lost.
Jewel Quest Mysteries is a twist on the popular match-3 puzzle game, that inserts scavenger screens in between all the matching. The iPhone game is addictive fun, but it’s not without its glitches.
EA didn’t try to reinvent the wheel when they ported perennial arcade classic Snood to the iPad. But what they came up with radically alters the gameplay — in a surprisingly good way — nonetheless.
Sort of a deductive reasoning game based around numbers, Everyday Genius’ Square Logic could be Sudoku’s more creative and colorful sibling. Much like in Sudoku, you’re presented with a grid, which must be filled in with numbers, and there can only be one of each number in every row and column. The similarities end there, […]