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WINNERS: iPhone Life's Weekly Weekend Giveaway 11/8

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Thanks to everyone who entered the iPhone Life Weekend Giveaway this week. We have selected the winners of this weekend's Giveaway. We gave away 10 apps!

And the winners are...(drumroll please): Lenny Alker, Lloyd Pearson, Doug Ingram, Takeshi Kitano, Jean Ware, Brad Bowen, Richard Koulbanis, Loren Montgomery, Giancarlo Caleffi, Joseph Wong!



What I played this week - Dark Meadow and Dead Space!

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It was a joyous Halloween week of gory shooter games, which still has not ended! Dead Space, released earlier this year, is a gore-fest of terror-inducing abominations that spring up on you from just about everywhere--easily the top spot of the genre. I've had the game for awhile, but just finally getting around to really playing it (I have a long queue, so sue me). Also in this edition is a tasty game called Dark Meadow: a scary shooter, and a puzzle-solving adventure game all wrapped in one. Read on for my mini-reviews of both games. Eric Pankoke has previously posted up on both... 


Beer Pong HD lands on your iPad and iPhone!

Beer Pong HD lands on your iPad and iPhone!

 

Beer Pong HD lands on your iPad and iPhone!

 


Review: Blobster by Chillingo

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If you’ve been an iPhone gamer for any decent length of time and managed to go without playing a game from Chillingo (or Clickgamer), I’m both impressed and a bit scared.  For the rest of us, we know by now that they have a pretty good knack for choosing fun, light hearted puzzle / platform / physics / whatever style games, and Blobster is no exception.  I’m not sure that there’s anything here that’s really new, but it’s all put together in a way that is both entertaining and fresh.  As long as Chillingo keeps publishing games like this, you can expect me to be along for the ride.



Game Review: Dark Meadow

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I watched the promo videos for this game and decided it was something I really needed to try.  I had no idea what I was getting myself into.  At once this game is both intriguing and frustrating.  I feel like I’m spending too much time traipsing over the same hallways over and over again, yet every time I find a journal entry or news clipping I really want to know more about what’s going on.  I think this game is as much a product of its environment as anything, because I really don’t believe it would be nearly as much fun to explore if it didn’t look so good, yet it’s easy to lose a half hour or forty-five minutes wandering the hallways of Dark Meadow in the blink of an eye.



Havoc iPhone App Review

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Havoc is a simple game with top down graphics.  The concept is very simple; you choose one of three different monsters to play as your character.   Once you choose your character and level you are onto the game play.  For each level you are looking down on the monster who is walking straight down a path (Each level the path is different) and as you walk different items come towards you which you have to throw rocks at.  To throw rocks you just drag your finger from your monster toward the object which you want to hit.  You can pick up more rocks as they come across your path by simply tapping them.  Once you reach the end of the path you’ve completed the level and you get points based on how many targets you hit and accuracy.



Angry Birds Reaches half a billion downloads

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Rovio, the developer of the wildly popular Angry Birds game, announced earlier today that the game has reached half a billion downloads in less than two years. This makes it one of the most popular downloaded games ever. And for good measure, Rovio gives the following stats: "Angry Birds Fans around the world have so far played a total of 200,000 years of Angry Birds, with 300 million minutes of playing time daily.



Spotter 3D - Kids Army (iPhone/iPad Game)

Spotter 3D - Kids Army (iPhone/iPad Game)

Welcome to 3D world of the "Spot the Difference" game!
Your mission is to find the differences between two amazing military scenes.
Six differences are hidden carefully - so you should explore everything to find them all!
Magic binocular may help you in a difficult moment.

Website: http://game4minute.wordpress.com

Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CM6ujtoi-Hk

iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spotter-3d-kids-army/id474780972?ls=1&mt=8


HDX the soundtrack - as a free app!

HDX the soundtrack - as a free app!

For those who love the music of HDX (alias HOME DEFENDER X) the game, those can download now a free external soundtrack app where all the tracks from the game can be played in a build in 3D music player! check the link here! All the tracks where also uploaded to the l1games youtube channel. Enjoy!


HDX (the unique 3D Action Game) update 1.1

HDX (the unique 3D Action Game) update 1.1

HDX alias "HOME DEFENDER X" the unique 3D action game has been updated to version 1.1!

Now with GameCenter support, a brand new icon and some bugfixes!

Meanwhile the 1.2 update is in progress, which will bring a laser sight for better aiming, many achievements working with the leaderboard and some bug fixes on the level design for better gameplay.

The release date of the 1.2 still questionable but will be announced as soon it is ready for the app store approval!

www.l1games.com


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