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Welcome to my roundup of some of the best new (and updated) iOS games! This week we'll take a look at the uniquely genre-defying greatness that is Heroes and Castles, the adrenaline-fueled racing madness of 2XL MX Offroad and the refreshing word puzzlement of Letter by Letter.
Some ex-Rovio gamemakers teamed up under the Boomlagoon banner to create another 2-D physics game--a platform scrolling game called Noble Nutlings. The free game is hugely fun and probably destined for gaming success! The other game I tried out this week is Pinball Arcade. Electronic Pinball is to iPad what jelly is to peanut butter, and the easy touch and robust graphics of iPad make almost any 3-D pinball game just plain awesome! Pinball Arcade is one of the most authentic recreations I have seen done on any hardware. Too bad the freebie lite mode times you out and charges you to buy tables, but well, developers gotta eat too... and the lifelike tables are easily worth the price!
Listen Up! Is a great audio game which takes turn based games to the next level. While there have been dozens of new games over the past year where people have to draw clues or guess letters to find the answer to the question, Listen Up uses audio recordings to make the game play even more fun and interactive.
As a kid, I didn't play Cats in the Cradle much... But I did play it a little bit. If you're note familiar with the game, one person holds some string or a rubber band in their fingers and the next person interacts with it and so on. It's more than a game, because you're learning problem solving skills, not to mention physics and geometry!
The water cycles app is an entertaining game where you have to help guide the water from the mountains out to the sea using different pieces along the way. The game gets challenging because you have to also bring the water to different towns, villages and cities to use before it finally makes its way to the sea. Still not hard enough? Well, when the water goes through the different cities it will get polluted, and you need to filter it to make it clean again before finally bringing it to the sea.
I just got back from the amazing and spectacular event that was 2013’s Consumer Electronics Show. I had a blast, it was a great time with great people. Nonetheless, I'm a country boy at heart, and it's nice to be back in the rugged wilderness (relatively speaking) that is Sedona Arizona.
If you follow my iPhone Life magazine articles and blog postings then you already know a bit about me. I'm an enthusiast of all things outdoorsy, rugged and environmentally friendly. That said, there was certainly no shortage of amazing new iOS gadgets and gear that could make valid claims of meeting the rigorous IP
military-grade standards, that were being presented at this years CES. Read on for a sampling of some of my favorites in the category of heavy-duty, rugged and durable accessories. Trust me when I say, we have a lot to look forward to, in this category, this year.
Top stories from CES 2013:
*Lifeproof steals the show at CES 2013, winning multiple awards with their booth, and with their top quality product.
*Introducing the Oculus Rift VR game goggles, the latest gaming gadget that is poised to change the face of gaming.
*Meet Robbie Maddison, motorcycle stuntsman, champion athlete, and one of Mophie's celebrity endorsers.
Roach smasher is a simple yet fun game where, as the name implies, you have to smash roaches. As the roaches run across your screen, you simply tap them to kill them. The more you can kill the more points you can get. To make the game more challenging, if you miss a roach you will tap the ice which they are crawling on. After 20 misses, the ice cracks all the way through and your game is over. Every time you play you can try to get a higher score than the last time.
Majesty is a fun and unique simulation game where you play as the recently crowned king of a tiny fairytale kingdom. Unlike other sim games, however, you don't control the action directly. You can hire your hero's to do your bidding, but you have to make sure you have enough money to pay them or they won't follow your orders. Managing your hero's happiness and ensuring that they are there to do what you want them to do is challenging, but then you also have to manage your time to ensure that the citizens of your fair kingdom can live and prosper.
I never considered frogs to be a very popular subject for video games, but there really are quite a few games staring the lily pad bound amphibians and their desire to eat bugs. Thankfully Mister Frog is a different beast altogether. Yeah you’re still trying to collect bugs with the protagonist’s tongue, but there isn’t a lily pad anywhere to be seen in this game. Plus, the actual game play mechanic is different than any I’ve come across in this sort of game to date. This is another fine example of simple, fun and addictive blending seamlessly together to create a game that probably won’t get the recognition it deserves.
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