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Just Try Not To Get Bitten! 6 of the Creepiest Zombie Shooters for Halloween.

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Most everyone knows that there's no shortage of Zombie-themed games in the App Store. From cool photo apps to lighthearted and whimsical romps, it seems like the plethora of Zombie games for iDevices are only adding to the national fervor for the undead. I keep wondering are they (the powers that be) trying to prepare us for something? Well whatever the case may be, conspiracy or not, there’s no denying that Zombies have never been more of a social phenomena. And to celebrate this Halloween, I've rounded up six of the best Zombie First Person Shooters in the App Store.

Be warned though, these aren't your Plants vs Zombies cartoonish fare; the games featured here are graphic and terrifying, not for the faint of heart and not necessarily for young kids. What we have here are six of the most realistically rendered, and graphically depicted horrorfests on iOS. Read on if you are looking for a good Zombie massacre game that will likely keep you up late into the night playing, and then haunt your dreams with terrors of the undead...



Aquafadas Little Red Riding Hood Educational App Brings an Epic Tale to Life with iOS 7 and Apple Retina HD Technology

Aquafadas Little Red Riding Hood Educational App Brings an Epic Tale to Life with iOS 7 and Apple Retina HD Technology

Little Red Riding Hood: Read, Listen & Play offers children hours of fun and learning with brand new interactive games optimized for Apple’s new operating system and graphics-rich displays


New free solitaire app released for iPad

New free solitaire app released for iPad

A new sister app has been released for iPad solitaire compendium "Solitaire Whizz". The free iPad app "Klondike Solitaire Collection", released this weekend, contains the classic "Klondike" solitaire card game along with 2 related games "Agnes" and "Whitehead". All three games are implemented with high-quality animated retina graphics and include in-game instructions and hints. The game also includes Spanish localisation.


Puzzles for Kids - New set of Jigsaw Puzzle Games in Cartoon Style

Puzzles for Kids - New set of Jigsaw Puzzle Games in Cartoon Style

Puzzles for Kids 1.0, a new set of classical Jigsaw Puzzles solving games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

This game includes 8 packs with 11 levels of difficulties from 4 pieces and up to 144 pieces with more than 120 beautiful handmade puzzle pictures collected on the popular kids themes: Princess and Pony, Cars and Trucks, Funny Dinosaurs, Cute Monsters, Donuts, Candy-land, Farm Animals, Sea Life and Underwater world, Circus and Carnivals , Teddy Bears, Sweet Cats and many others.


Anki Drive Meshes Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for iOS Racing Game

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The Anki team will be taking a new approach to typical slot car racing games with the release of Anki Drive (Free). The project was originally conceived by a group of PhD students in robotics at Carnegie Mellon University.

Anki CEO Boris Sofman demonstrated the car's ability to steer around the track at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference "by doing the same computations your brain does when you drive." By focusing on steering, sensors, and controls software, Anki was able to engineer a different kind of racing experience.



Machines at War 3 Released for iPad, iPhone, and iPod

Wage War With 4,000 Units in Battle - New Strategy Game Machines at War 3 from Isotope 244 Released for iPad and iPhone

Machines at War 3 features an unprecedented 130 types of units and technologies to build.  Strategy gamers can play through the 21 mission campaign or dominate friends in online multiplayer.  Machines at War 3 is the sequel to a smash hit that was the #1 strategy game in over 70 countries and was chosen by Apple as Game of the Week.


Brightstone Mysteries: Paranormal Hotel HD Takes Checking Out To A Whole New Level

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Paranormal Hotel HD (Free, $6.99 to unlock full game) is yet another G5 adventure game. Like many of the newer releases, it gravitates towards the actual adventure side of things with few mini-games and no hidden object scenes. The story is captivating, but the game play isn’t quite as strong as what I’ve come to expect from G5’s adventure offerings. There seems to be a lot of back and forth and dialogs with not so much puzzle solving in between. It still keeps me wanting to play, but more because I’m curious about what’s going to happen rather than looking forward to the next set of puzzles to solve.



Past Memories now available, updated to version 1.1!

Past Memories now available, updated to version 1.1!

Past Memories is Give me Five’s latest project, a game from the runner genre for iPhone and iPad, with silhouette visuals. It is available on the App Store for only US$ 0.99 or the equivalent amount for other currencies!


Alien Shooter Ex: Action, Aliens, and Adventure

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Alien Shooter Ex Free) is the new mobile launch from RNTS Media, and this ambitious 3D alien annihilation adventure aims high. An expansive 3D environment, missions similar to RPG quests, major character development, a complex storyline, tons of savage slaughtering, and so much more. It’s a lot to pack onto a small screen, and an even greater challenge to end up with something as immersive as the end product. Alien Shooter Ex is a continuation of the Alien Shooter franchise, which some gamers will be familiar with from its PC incarnations. The original game became an instant cult classic. Perhaps the best decision RNTS Media's made for the game was to port it to a variety of mobile platforms. Alien Shooter Ex is the new mobile expansion on the Alien Shooter theme, which involves an alien invasion via teleportation experiments gone wrong.



Fun iPhone Games to Get in the Halloween Spirit

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Nothing beats the thrill of Halloween for kids. They get to dress up as their favorite character or spooky creature and go door to door hitting the neighborhood up for candy. If your house is anything like mine, the excitement of Halloween starts on Oct. 1st. For those kids (and parents) who live for that spooky day, here are five Halloween games to make the wait easier. 



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