On this week's wildly off-topic episode of The TouchArcade show, we dig into weight loss and buffalo wings. When we do get around to the latest, hottest, and best in iOS, we do it hard. At the top, we discuss Be-Rad Entertainment's WarGames: WOPR. Later, Eli tells us all about Crabs and Penguins, while Jared gives us his take on Unstoppable Fists. In our news section, we cover a smattering of topics, including the reveal of Horn, Temple Run as a genre, and Zynga Partners.

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This week's episode of The TouchArcade Show is sponsored by FDG Entertainment and Ideal Bureaucracy's Captain Antarctica.

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  • http://twitter.com/CollinsBrianJ Brian Collins

    You can't die in the first level of Crabs and Penguins.  After that level, however, you can definitely die.

  • http://twitter.com/TheRagtagStudio Ragtag Studio

    Thanks for the great chat about Unstoppable Fist!  Really glad you guys dug it!

  • http://twitter.com/BeRad_Ent Be-Rad

    Thanks for the WarGames coverage, dudes

  • burtonposey

    With regards to your diet stuff, check out the Primal Diet. It's got the ketosis thing going for it, but you can actually eat lots of good stuff (read: fat). It's not an all or nothing, but you need to be more on it than off.

    It was not fun for a week (mind was really fuzzy) but after that I started feeling superhuman and it's not a chore at all. The best thing I've gotten from the diet has been putting an importance on quality food. For the effort, I'm more energized and mentally clear than I have been in a long time. Good luck on whatever diet/fitness approach you do, :).

  • Frank Ramirez


  • Frank Ramirez

    Great episode guys. As far as Temple Run as a genre, I worked on Survival Run with Bear Grylls (
    http://itunes.apple.com/app/id503421893?mt=8 ) and our goal was not to just clone Temple Run, but rather to expand on it. We are already working on the next content update and are looking to add new features to a style of game that people already love.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5FLRQI2X2LU3IHMCG7HEAEFD5I Cat Astrophy

    really guys? YOLO?