Category Archives: iPod games

Dungeon Defenders [$2.99] is an ambitious title full of carrots that propel a basic hack-and-slash experience. It also has systems and content out the wazoo, providing a level of good depth rarely seen in App Store titles. But as effective as its smoke and mirrors are, and as much as it has to offer, its controls and interface are a pain to use and navigate, making it hard to recommend...

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for consoles and PC is a great, isometric action-adventure that successfully combines the exploration, the high-octane action sequences, and the puzzle elements of a solid Tomb Raider title with the combat of a good dual-stick shooter. It's not a perfect game. I think the setup to larger tasks is often are boring (go here; grab this; repeat) and the crowd control options are lacking, but overall it's a fun game with a satisfying level of depth -- especially in its item and equipment systems which allow you to boost Lara's skills by doing optional tasks or finding items scattered throughout the world...

Worms 2: Armageddon [$4.99] is getting a bit bigger today. Developer Team 17 has just released a new expansion for the title called "Worms 2: Armageddon Battle Pack" across PSN and the iOS. The content, which is available on the App Store for $1.99, is packing new weapons, a new campaign, and a few new features...

'Carcassonne' Review -- As Good As It Gets On The App Store?

Admittedly, I have shied away from board games on the iPhone; very few of them offering the accessibility and multi-player fun of dusting off an old classic and sitting around a coffee table with friends. Even still, I had never heard of the award-winning German tile-based board game named after a world heritage listed French castle prior to our preview last month. But that's all water under the bridge now, as Carcassonne [App Store] is definitely hot right now and set to rocket up the App Store charts...

The release of Denki Blocks! [App Store] and Denki Blocks! Free [App Store] sees the critically acclaimed Gameboy Advance puzzler by Denki finally in our hands and well on its way to turning our grey matter to mush over the last week that we've spent with it...

One of the mainstays on our devices since its release almost a year ago is Cobra Mobile's aerial bombardment game, iBomber. Evidently many of you liked it too as it enjoyed long bouts as the #1 best selling game on the App Store last year. And now, Cobra Mobile has bought us the long-awaited sequel as iBomber 2 [AppStore] finally deploys...

As the early iPad section of the App Store fills out, we discovered that at least some of Gameloft's current iPad launch lineup. ..

A few weeks ago I previewed Babo Crash from PlayBrain and I told you how it made me excited about match 3 games again. Well it’s now been released in the app store so you too can experience the gem destroying joys of this game. ..

A developer behind the iPhone port of the FPS classic DOOM recently spoke out regarding the port project as well as iPhone development in general...

Yahtzee for the iPod Reviewed

May 9th, 2008 1:42 PM EDT by Blake Patterson in iPod games

The iPod Observer has recently posted a review of EA Mobile's iPod version of Hasbro's classic roll-the-dice game, Yahtzee [iTunes link].  This modern reinvention features easy scorekeeping, multiplayer game modes, and simple click-wheel controls...

HermitWorks, who recently ported id's classic Quake 3 to the iPod touch, isn't simply resting on its laurels with that one, notable achievement.  No, as Inside Mac Games reports, the development group is "madly coding" a port of their own action / strategy game Space Trader to the iPhone as well as the classic iPod...

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