On this week's episode of The TouchArcade Show we talk a lot about food. Actually, we spit an unhealthy amount of game about unhealthy food. On the other hand, there's also a hearty amount of iOS discussion. At the top, we cover new games like Eufloria, Off the Leash, The Hacker, and Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon. Later, we sprinkle a little bit of front page into the mixture, and of course, get to a heaping pile of user questions.

If you'd like to give us a listen, go ahead and do so via the links just below. If you still haven't dived in, this week is an especially good one -- you'll never learn more about the men behind TouchArcade in another podcast, we think.


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Direct Link: TouchArcadeShow-037.mp3, 40MB

Here are the show notes:



  • Cat Climber [$.99]


This week's episode was sponsored by Brave Beak.

Brave Beak, Free Brave Beak by Octavian Stirbei is a tap’n’fly casual game, especially designed for iOS.

Join Brave Beak in his great adventures to save the missing Princess. Explore exotic environments while fighting your way through flocks of birds and eating various items to recharge energy. Collect messages in bottles from players around the world and send your own to others. Unlock new levels by completing engaging missions and discover secret coins and hidden treasures.

Brave Beak for the iPhone is available now in the App Store for $.99.

  • Anonymous

    Really enjoyed the podcast fellers. First-time listener, but long-time commenter in the forums and am pretty impressed. Keep-up the good work

    • http://twitter.com/nicholsonb Brad Nicholson

      Cool, my man! Hope we can keep you entertained.

  • http://www.the-app-shack.com Matt F

    Sorry, but Awesome Land doesnt have any scoring system at all.... did you really play it?

    • http://toucharcade.com Eli Hodapp


      • http://twitter.com/sbeddoesdesign Sam Beddoes

        I've e-mailed a promo code to the tips@toucharcade e-mail address so you can play it, I think you should give it a try, because we've had a lot of positive responses to the controls, and there is no scoring system to speak of (until the first update, anyway).

      • http://toucharcade.com Eli Hodapp

        I've played it, I was joking. Of course we play the games we discuss on the podcast. 🙂

  • Sweet Diss

    "The controls aren't very good!"

    "Have you played it?"



    • http://twitter.com/JaredTA Jared Nelson

      Also known as sarcasm

  • http://www.jshamblin.com J.Shamblin

    Thanks for the Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon recommendation. I probably wouldn't have played it based on the icon and screenshots alone, but I'm happy I gave it a chance. The illustration technique you guys had trouble naming is called "crosshatching" and the style of animation is cutout. There's a lot similar games in the app store like this, but few are as charming, creative and visually pleasing as this is. It's definitely a game you have to see in motion.

    • http://twitter.com/nicholsonb Brad Nicholson

      Perfect! I knew there was a word for that. Thanks, dude.