Tag Archives: Games

Twitterrific update features hidden Flappy Bird inspired mini-game

You can’t move anywhere in the App Store without seeing a Flappy Bird clone. Ever since it became a hit title, developers started to copy it, even more so now that the original was pulled from the store a couple of weeks ago. Turns out, it exists in an app where you never thought it would show up. Within the latest version of Twitterrific, a Flappy…

Freaking Furries App Review: Delightfully bouncy puzzle game

Freaking Furries from Digital Poke is a physics-based puzzle game where you must save your furry little friends, and avoid some furry foes, by using the tried-and-tested catapult metaphor which iOS gamers will be well accustomed to. The premise of Freaking Furries is simple. You are tasked with saving yellow Furries and avoiding red Furries. You have…

webNES lets you play NES games without jailbreaking, right from Safari

If you’ve wanted to play NES games from your iPhone but aren’t someone that enjoys the pros of jailbreaking (or dislikes the cons), then some developer’s have put together something you’re sure to enjoy. Made by @conradev, @jawerty, @bogidon, @elklein96, and the base by @bfirsh, webNES allows you to play NES games straight from your mobile browser, as…

Flappy Bird clones now being rejected from App Store?

Hey, remember Flappy Bird? Turns out, Apple is trying to make sure that we all forget it as soon as possible. A number of reports have been published claiming that game developers have had obvious copy-cat titles rejected from the App Store. According to Vancouver-based game designer Ken Carpenter of Mind Juice Media, Apple rejected an app of his…

Tetris app free through Apple Store app promo for a limited time

If you’re a frequent user of Apple’s official Apple Store app for iPhone, you’ll know by now that there’s often a free app download available as a special promo. From today, if you open up the app you’ll notice that a golden oldie is being offered up. Tetris, one of the classic games of last century was transformed in to an official iOS game, and is now…

Max Axe becomes this week’s free App of the Week

If you’re still trying to get over Flappy Bird, or you just never got the chance to download the game (trust me, you’re better off without it), there are many other games on the App Store that can hold you over. And Apple is trying to give you one more way to get over your unhealthy addiction with Flappy Bird. This week, Max Axe, a game where you draw…

Rovio announces Angry Birds Stella, coming this fall

Rovio teased a new game in the Angry Birds franchise yesterday and has today officially announced Angry Birds Stella - a new title featuring the pink, female Stella character as the game’s protagonist. Angry Birds Stella will open a door to a part of the Angry Birds universe you’ve never seen before! There will be plenty of fun and adventure, but the…

Flappy Bird developer cites the game’s addictiveness as main reason for pulling it from the App Store

After Saturday’s revelation that Flappy Bird would be pulled from the App Store, it seemed to me – at least – that the developer was really struggling to deal with the media publicity surrounding the game. It became a hit, despite having been on the App Store for months. Seeing as Dong Nguyen was seemingly not coping with all the press, I decided that…

Threes App Review: A cute, casual and challenging puzzler

Threes is a unique game that mixes math with matching pairs gameplay. Threes is simple, yet surprisingly addictive and the charm of the game will ensure that you keep playing. Developers Asher Vollmer, Greg Wohlwend, and Jimmy Hinson describe Threes as the “tiny puzzle that grows on you” and it’s easy to see why. The premise of Threes is…