Tag Archives: Games

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…

Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic CD updated with iOS 7 controller support

While iOS 7 game controllers may not have taken off just yet, their cause might have just been given a helping hand today with the support being added to two popular games from one of the most famous game franchises: Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic CD. If you’re the owner of an iOS controller and have a taste for retro games you’ll be pleased to hear…

Flappy Bird making $50k a day from ads

If you’ve ever played Flappy Bird you know that the game is a very simple concept, yet can be the most frustrating game you’ve ever played in your life. You’ve also probably noticed that during nearly every game you play, there is an ad banner at the top of the screen. Of course, these ads are placed to help the developer since the game is a free…

Flappy Bird App Review: Infuriatingly Addictive

I was perusing the App Store, as one often does, when I noticed a new title sitting at the top of the free app chart. I decided to download it and take it for a spin as, if it is the most popular free app at the moment, it must at least be worth a look.  From that point forward, that title - Flappy Bird - irritated the hell out of me and I couldn’t…

The Room Two set to launch on iPhone this Thursday

Fireproof Games, makers of the tremendous iPad game The Room Two, has confirmed that the game is set to launch on the iPhone and iPod touch on Thursday, January 30. The Room Two is the sequel to the original and hugely popular The Room, winner of Apple’s iPad Game of the Year for 2012. The Room Two is a continuation of the story with fundamental…

New Apple TV set-top box coming soon complete with App/Game Store?

Reports have surfaced today concerning the future of the Apple TV and, if they are to be believed, a new version of the set-top box is coming soon and will be complete with an App or Game Store – something Apple TV users have desired for some time. Phil Dzikiy of iLounge claims that the Apple TV will be getting “proper game support” in an update…