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Machinarium Is Adventure-Gaming Awesomeness

September 12, 2011

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Machinarium by Amanita Design (iPad 2 only) is a point-and-click adventure game in a league of its own. The characters are endearing, the settings is breathtaking and the challenges are mind-bending. What’s more, the entire adventure flows fluently without the utterance of a single word. Machinarium is without a doubt an adventure puzzler that will… [Read more…]

Can You Get The Big Cheese? SPY Mouse Review

September 1, 2011

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SPY Mouse by Electronic Arts and developed by recently acquired Firemint of Real Racing fame, is a line-drawing, cheddar-filled puzzler that’s lives up to the hype. Squeak, the game’s star and spy extraordinaire, is on a mission to gather up cheese of all shapes and sizes while avoiding perils such as deadly traps and hungry… [Read more…]

Candy Boy Is A Clever, Confectionary Puzzle

August 15, 2011

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Candy Boy by Colorbox (.99 for iPhone) is a delicious match-3, one-screen platformer. Casper, the candy boy, is an adorable character who is entrusted with the task of getting towers of candy matched by color. The settings are vibrant and Casper is an adorable candy messenger who helps provide a non-stressful environment for this visually… [Read more…]

More Chomping Fun With Om Nom In Cut The Rope: Experiments

August 5, 2011

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iOS gamers who grew to love Om Nom will be glad to know he’s back again with a whole lot of candy-chomping fun. Cut the Rope: Experiments by Zeptolab UK, Ltd (sold separately for iPhone – .99 and iPad – 1.99) keeps all the charm of the original but mixes plenty of new elements together… [Read more…]

Gesundheit! Proves That Sneezing Pigs Can Be Heroes, Too.

August 1, 2011

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This little piggy went to market. This little piggy went home. This little piggy tried roast beef. This little piggy had none. And this little piggy cried, “Sneeze! Sneeze! Sneeze!” all the way through forty levels full of booger-loving-piggy-eating monsters. Gesundheit by Konami (sold separately for iPhone and iPad) has taken a that is so… [Read more…]

Groove Coaster Beats Out Tap Tap Revenge When It Comes To The Coolness Factor

July 28, 2011

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Groove Coaster by TAITO Corp marches to the beat of a different drum when compared to the Tap Tap Revenge series and other similar apps. Fans of TAITO will enjoy this modern music game that features some of its trademarked characters and still bears the marks of the retro games many adults fondly remember. Groove… [Read more…]

Swap ‘Em App Review: It’s OK To Drop The Ball

July 19, 2011

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Swap ‘Em by Blitpop (sold separately for iPhone and iPad), Ida is a fresh new twist on classic match-3 games and puzzlers like Bejeweled and Tetris that have stood the test of time. The theme is billiards and, though it may seem like a bit of a strange choice, it really works and is a… [Read more…]

Time Geeks: Cloneggs Is Matchmaking Fun For Kids And Adults

July 15, 2011

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If you ever were a fan of Go Fish but wished it was paced a bit faster, you are in for a treat with Time Geeks: Cloneggs.¬† In the last version of the Time Geeks series, players had to quickly search out busy scenes to find specified objects. If you found the object before time… [Read more…]

Word Ball: Boggle Meets A Trampoline

July 12, 2011

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If it’s one genre of gaming it’s a bit difficult to break into and present a fresh, new perspective, it’s word games. It seems all the good ones are taken already. However, with the recent smash hit Seven Words, it seems there’s hope for new, innovative word games to make a come back. Word Ball… [Read more…]

NxtApp 4 Kids Is Sequencing Fun

July 5, 2011

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NxtApp 4 Kids by ICON, LLC is an adorably fun way to get kids interested in learning about patterns. OK, now I have the “Pattern Power” song from Team Umizoomi going through my head. That’s the kind of music you hear all day when you are mom to a toddler and a preschooler! I digress.… [Read more…]

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