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Touch countless sea treasures with new title Zepi:Pirates HD

Touch countless sea treasures with new title Zepi:Pirates HD

OstinGames has introduced new title Zepi:Pirates HD 1.0 for the iPad. The application features all the cheerful adds-on introduced recently to the gameplay of the whole of the Zepi game series: x2 balls, the SuperBall power-up, multitouch to name just a few. The reaction based application aims to practice users' reflexes, wits, and intuition with sea-themed skins and attributes of true pirates. Along with this, the new product offers much fun amid relaxing atmosphere.


More treasures and pirate adventures in Zepi:Pirates 3.0

More treasures and pirate adventures in Zepi:Pirates 3.0

OstinGames introduces updated Zepi:Pirates 3.0 for the iPhone/iPod touch along with new title Zepi:Pirates HD 1.0 for the iPad. Zepi:Pirates 3.0 features all the cheerful adds-on introduced recently to the gameplay of the whole of the Zepi game series: x2 balls, the SuperBall power-up, multitouch to name just a few. The application aims to practice iPhone users' reflexes, wits, and intuition with sea-themed skins and attributes of true pirates. 


A new version of Offive Rush has been released. Try the new changes and feel the rush!

A new version of Offive Rush has been released. Try the new changes and feel the rush!

 

XIMAD has released an essential update of Office Rush voted as the most challenging and entertaining strategy game of 2010!


What I Played this Week - Magic Defenders

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Magic Defenders, a tower defense challenge for iPad and iPhone that requires you to master a mix of magic weapons to keep the invading orcs out. Other than pleasing animations, the game is pretty standard TD--not that it isn't still fun to flatten a bunch of orcs with a bombardment of lightning (especially the ones riding the green walruses, if that's what they are).



Review: Paper Racer by Black Coal Studio

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I would say that the top down, overhead view is probably my favorite way to look at racing games.  It’s no surprise then that I would be drawn to Paper Racer.  The truth is that at its heart, the game is a solid racer with cool tracks and a decent control scheme.  Unfortunately, there isn’t much in the way of bells and whistles.  That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but with as many offerings as there are in the App Store, it’s all the little extras that make one title stand out from the pack.  Now it is true that you can import your own images for your car, but even that’s been done before.



GemPang for iPhone - App Review

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Gempang is a charming match-three game developed by BITPlus Inc. The object of the game is to click on similar-looking monsters and have them burst by dragging them onto a central water monster called "Aquose." Aquose eats them and they burst. When the player clicks on matching monsters, they become linked by a water line of sorts and no matter how far away they are from Aquose, they can be sent toward him. Players do this by dragging them as a group toward Aquose.



Newton’s Dice HD for iPad released – Already a #1 hit in Italy

Newton’s Dice HD for iPad released – Already a #1 hit in Italy

 

Berlin, Germany – Independent developer Mark Hessburg today released Newton’s Dice HD for iPad on the App Store. No doubt, this is one of the most advanced dice games ever released for iOS. Like no other game of its genre, Newton’s Dice HD uses 3D without making any compromises. The game’s physics are powered by the same physics engine used by most 3rd person shooters on the PC.


Gorilla Jump - New action arcade style game app

Gorilla Jump - New action arcade style game app

We’re proud to announce the release of ‘Gorilla Jump’ for iPhone and iPod Touch, along with the launch of ‘Gorilla Jump HD’ for iPad. ‘Gorilla Jump’ is an action-packed, arcade-style adventure game.   With a unique twist on a popular idea, you play as a gorilla, jumping from platform to platform collecting items, shooting bananas and avoiding the various enemies. The game has amazing retina graphics and takes place in a jungle atmosphere.


Geogame World Series - The ultimate world trivia game now on iPad!

Geogame World Series - The ultimate world trivia game now on iPad!

 

Geogame™ is the definitive world trivia game. We retain information much faster when education and entertainment are mixed. Geogame™ gamifies learning with a multiple-choice race against the clock to help test and improve knowledge.

·       This is the original, trademarked Geogame

·       Featured by Apple in “What’s Hot”

·       The recent update extended Geogame to iPad, making it a universal app for all iOS devices

·       A discount is available to educational institutions to support in-class learning

 

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Review: A Space Shooter For Free by Frima

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A Space Shooter is simply that – a space shooter.  There’s nothing spectacular about the game play, and honestly not a whole lot original about the story or anything else.  What makes this worth playing, aside from the basic thrill of blowing up everything that stands in your way (which is a formula that’s hard, though not impossible, to mess up), is the game’s personality.  The irreverent hero is amusing, the villains are outlandish, and the A.I. put’s James Cameron’s movie to shame.  Game play wise I can rattle off half a dozen other games that are more fun, but when it comes to sheer atmosphere, A Space Shooter is hard to beat… and the captain would be more than happy to tell you so.



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