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Ninja Kittens - Cannons VS Robots takes an already popular arcade shooter genre and adds a skill based puzzle twist. Using your cannon your goal is to defend the Ninja Kitten in each and every level from the invading robots by strategically hitting platforms and other objects in their way. By adding a fast paced element to this popular genre, Ninja Kittens - Cannons VS Robots keeps the user highly entertained and coming back for more - definitely an app worth looking into.
Solitaire for cafe addicts, with an offbeat 80s feel... That's my impression of Cafe International. Uh, how many restaurants or shops are seating lone international guests specifically by nationality or gender? None that I know of, but that really isn't the point. The point of Cafe International is good old pattern-matching fun with a multi-player twist that everyone can enjoy. It's also a great way to learn and recognize international flags.
One thing that turns me off in press releases or iTunes descriptions is phrases like “no analog in the App Store” or “this game is unique”. My problem with such wording is 99 percent of the time it isn’t true. Just describe the game to me, and I’ll decide if I’ve ever played anything like it or not. Besides, with more than 500,000 apps in the App Store, chances are even as a developer you don’t know if someone else has made a game like yours or not. That had me a bit worried when it came to Feed The Penguin, but as it turns out the game is unique in my experience, at least when it comes to mechanics. Add to that the fact that it’s both challenging and fun, and that pretty much spells “winner” in my book.
Welcome to my Game Review column, featuring the hottest, best-selling new games in the App Store! As the end of the year approaches, and the holiday season draws near, I'll be publishing regular, detailed reviews of some of the best, most original and most unique new games to hit the App Store. Hang on tight, cuz we are in for an onslaught of great new games over the next few months!
This week’s featured games include:
* The latest Unreal Engine powered game, Horn.
* The unique and immersive adventure, The Walking Dead.
* The latest chapter in the Eternity Warriors saga, Eternity Warriors 2.
When I first saw Gluey I was a bit concerned that it was going to be too much like another iOS game I really like called Globs. Thankfully the two are not really similar at all, because now I don’t have to decide which one I like better – I can enjoy them both as the separate games they are. Gluey is a lot of fun, and the dynamically flowing game board keeps the player on their toes. I do think the game could stand a name change, though, as Gluey just doesn’t do the concept much justice.
Last week, I posted up on Trigger Fist. Currently my favorite shooter, maybe of all time! So simple of an idea, really--create realistic 3-D combat settings, throw in a sacred goat and a team of highly skilled unfriendlies, and voila--simulated combat bliss! But alas, a miscue in the recent update has been causing problems, especially in terms of saving progress, Game Center stats and app crashes. So I thought I better post up on the current fix.
Welcome to my weekly recap here at iPhone Life. Each week I take a look back at some of the top stories in the world of iOS that made headlines.
• When will the new iPad mini be released? Sources suggest at least a month after the iPhone 5.
• Apple vs Samsung: The jury is back, the verdict is in!
• Huge, free updates: Facebook gets a major overhaul, Gameloft's update to Order and Chaos brings great new features and Angry Birds: Space adds 20 new levels!
Match 3 games have become quite popular on the App Store, and it seems like every week several new offerings are released in the genre. Many developers have taken to releasing mash-ups, games which take the match 3 mechanic and combine it with some other genre in hopes of creating a unique playing experience. Toybox is one such mash-up, fusing match 3 game play with a basic scrolling shooter. The result is entertaining, challenging and somewhat frustrating – especially when you take into account that you are in effect playing two games at the same time. Talk about a new perspective on multi-tasking.
Quick, easy apps to learn are right up my ally! Whether you’re waiting for a train, bus or sitting at the doctor’s office, a low-skill, quick app is the perfect way to pass the time.
Objective: Try to help Marvin (your buddy/accomplice, I assume) steal all the money before time runs out and the cops arrive. Whether Marvin is a good guy or not isn’t quite clear. But for argument’s sake, let’s pretend he’s Robin Hood and giving to the poor (or something along those lines). There are twenty levels and you much clear each one before proceeding to the next level.
(note: the instructions appear to cut off at the end of the screen. You do need to scroll, but an arrow would be helpful here).
Wannabat, a newly launched game from Vitusoft, has its bases covered. This one-on-one 3D baseball game practically oozes personality, and it won’t take a sports buff to find themselves hooked on hitting homeruns.
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