Tag Archives: Games

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…

Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition for iPad lands on the App Store

Over the past couple of years we’ve seen a good number of classic console games make their way over to the world of iOS devices. To name but a few off the top of my head, the past 18 months has seen Carmageddon, Crazy Taxi, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and a handful of Final Fantasy titles hit the App Store. The latest to be given a new lease of life…

Pac-Man goes free for this week’s iTunes App of the Week

If you read my article on Scanner Pro last week, you know that iTunes’s App of the Week is one of my favorite Apple services in the App Store. While I know it’s great for developers to get their apps out there, and that’s probably why they do it, I personally just love it for the free apps. I hate paying for apps (I know, I’m cheap and don’t support…