Tag Archives: Games

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…

Angry Birds GO! App Review

In what is perhaps an unsurprising move, Rovio decided to introduce some go-karting action to their Angry Birds series. What popular video game character hasn’t been squished into a soapbox car at some point? Our feathery friends are now no exception. Angry Birds GO! features all the birds we know from the catapult-slinging, pig-defeating franchise but…

Angry Birds Star Wars II listed as Apple’s free App of the Week

Angry Birds has quickly become one of the best selling iOS game franchises of all time. The original game launched in 2009 and quickly became a best seller on Apple’s App Store. With the success of the original came more sequels, and one of the newest iterations of the game is Angry Birds Star Wars II. The merger of Angry Birds and Star Wars has been…