What can be said about Tetris that hasn’t been said before? As a puzzler classic, it’s probably one of the best-known games of all time. The gameplay finds you directing falling blocks into slots to fit them together; when you have a full row, the row disappears. But you already knew that, right? When it […]
The eleventh Doctor, as played by Matt Smith, has found his way onto the iPad in Doctor Who: The Mazes of Time, an adventure/puzzle game that lets you control his actions. The Doctor’s current companion, Amy Pond, is also along for the ride. The story — which is barely there — finds the Doctor and […]
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 […]