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Ballerina- A stunning and unique app you haven’t heard about

Posted by andyl19 on May 2, 2009

2009-05-02_102059Now the app Ballerina is not a game, more like an entertainment app. I know a lot of entertainment apps in the App Store are crappy, but this is far from that.

So basically this app is meant to amaze you. If you tilt around the center of the screen, it will give off a 3D holographic effect. You can also see the effect if you look straight down the screen of your device.

Another cool thing of this app is that it changes color. It will start blue and then slowly change to green and purple.

Overall Ballerina is an excellent app to entertain people and very pleasing to your eye. It’s currently $0.99.

This video demonstrates it well:

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MB: 2.0

Developer: Raptured Line

iTunes Link:

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Another great game from Ian Marsh released- Sky Burger

Posted by andyl19 on April 15, 2009

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Yes that’s right, anther soild looking game from Ian Marsh was released today, Sky Burger. Just like Scoops( another game from Ian) you have to catch falling Burgers from the sky rather than ice cream now. You’ll have to catch the right ingredients from the sky so you make the perfect burger( Don’t forget the bun at the end!). There are over 50 unique burger orders that grow taller and taller the more orders you complete. Earn cash for each burger you complete, and if you do really well, you might get promoted up the Sky Burger corporate ladder. Look at your own career stats and see if you match up with the top Sky Burger employees.

Sky Burger Preview Video

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Download Sky Burger!

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Price: $0.99 for a limited time! (regular price is $2.99)

MB: 4.1

 

ANDY

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PocketGod 1.11 Update Out!

Posted by andyl19 on April 8, 2009

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Last week Apple rejected the weekly PocketGod update so the devs decided to combine last weeks update with this week’s update! The first thing they added was the ability for your islanders/pygmies to fish. Just select the “island” from the dock and under it you’ll find a picture of a fish. A fishing pole will drop down. Immediately one of your islanders will go over, pick the pole up, and sit down. Sometimes he’ll catch a fish for one of your islanders to eat, but beware: the shark will bite on your pole and drag your pygmie into the sea and to his doom! Also when you catch a fish, you can then “fish-slap” one of your islanders.

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The second feature Bolt Creative added was the ability to add an anthill on your island and an intense magnifying glass. Poke the anthill a couple of times to anger the ants and get them running around the anthill. Once you do that, touch the anthill and drag to create a line in any direction for your ants to scurry to. Now here’s the cool part, with the magnifying glass you can fry the ants or even your islanders! Just drag it above the ant or islander and make sure the light is shining on them. If you do it right your ant should burn and die in seconds while your pygmie catches on fire and suffers a painful death.

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Also in this update comes the integration of Feint. You’ll be able to chat to other players in the many chatrooms. Currently as I’m typing this, Feint is temporarily unavailable. It will be back shortly.

So that’s basically PocketGod Update 1.11- Something’s Fishy! + March of the Fire Ants!

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Get PocketGod!

Pocket God

ANDY

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Blocked Review + Gameplay Video

Posted by andyl19 on April 4, 2009

Sometimes when your down, a quick puzzle is all you need. Blocked by Joel Rosenberg is exactly what you need. If you’ve ever played Rush Hour, this is exactly like that except without the cars. Instead this game uses blocks. Not only is this game perfect for short periods of time, this game can also keep you occupied for large amounts of time with its 100 levels of touch and drag action.

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If you have no idea how to play Blocked, don’t worry as anybody can learn how to play this game even without instructions. The gameplay is really simple, all you have to do is move the gray blocks out of the way so the blue block has a path out. Although this might sound very simple, don’t be fooled. The levels start out very easy but gradually increase in difficulty. Blocked has five levels of difficulty: Easy, Medium, Hard, Harder, and Hardest.

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The only negative of this game is that there are absolutely no music and sound effects. I guess you could just listen to your own music, but we all have to agree sound effects and music would be nice. Other than that, there isn’t really any other complaint from me.

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In the end Blocked is a solid game that will keep your brain thinking and you hooked. At some times you can’t even quit the game because your too engaged in the game. This game is just $0.99 and literally does not take any room on your iPod or iPhone. I’m not forcing you to buy this game, but this simple game is just a gem that sticks out of the 30,000+ games on the App Store.

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Gameplay Video of Blocked

MB: 1.0

Developer Websitehttp://www.tiptopworkshop.com/blocked/

ANDY

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Join the 10 Balls 7 Cups Clan Wars!

Posted by andyl19 on April 2, 2009

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Inspired by Tim Haines and his the Burnball Tribes, the The Portable Gamer has started another similar thing to the Burnball Tribes, The 10 Balls 7 Cups: Clan Wars. If your not familar with the game 10 Balls 7 Cups, don’t worry as this game is very simple to play. If you remember the days you used to go to arcades and play Skeeball, 10 Balls 7 Cups will revive those memories. Using only your finger, you can flick your way to victory for your tribe or tons of tickets that get you great prizes. Just like the name says, you get 10 balls to flick every round into 7 cups. If you manage to flick your ball into one of the farther and smaller cups, those will get you more points than the bigger and closer cups. Once in a while one of the cups will start glowing a goldish color. If you mange to make your ball go into the highlighted golden cup, you will add to your multiplier. The higher your multiplier is the the higher your score can be. 10 Balls 7 Cups includes Global High Scores. Compete for the top spot and bragging rights.

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Join your favorite clan! the websites invovled in this include The Portable Gamer, 148apps, Razorianfly, The Appera, and Touchmyapps. Register for your clan right here- http://www.10balls7cups.com/clanwars/registration.php. You will need to provide your iPhone or iPod touch’s Device Indetifier or UDID. Go to the above link for more help if you don’t now how to find your UDID.

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Every week the scores reset and any clan has a chance to win that week! Winners of that week get promo codes for an app/game. This is a great reason to join this competition as you can win many great apps. Winners of Week One were The Portable Gamer.

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So what you waiting for!? Buy 1o Balls 7 Cups now by Graveck for only a measly $0.99! This is a great game and something that you can get addicted to quickly. And not only that you can have fun competing against other clans!

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Vist the Official Website for the 10 Balls 7 Cups: Clanwars

Visit the 10 Balls 7 Cups Website

ANDY

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Easter Sneezies Gameplay Video!

Posted by andyl19 on March 28, 2009

So I managed to film a short gameplay video of Easter Sneezies Edition for you guys. This is my first ever Youtube video so don’t hate me if I made a mistake. So I hope you enjoy the video!:)

Easter Sneezies Gameplay Video

Make sure you pick up the game if you like what you saw!


Sneezies Easter Edition

Please check out this out too for more details on this game–

https://andysreviews.wordpress.com/2009/03/18/easter-sneezies-now-cuter-than-ever/

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Easter Sneezies- Now Cuter than Ever

Posted by andyl19 on March 18, 2009

Antair Corporation has just recently released a new Easter themed Sneezies game. Just like the original Sneezies it has the same gameplay. But in this game it now has new graphics all at a low price, $0.99. Since this game is basically the same as the first Sneezies, I won’t be providing a review for this. Instead just read our original Sneezies review for details about it->

https://andysreviews.wordpress.com/2009/03/02/sneezies-contagious-and-cute-at-the-same-time/

If you want to be in the Easter spirit, I definitely recommend the Easter Sneezies Edition. You’ll get more levels to play and more cuteness taking you over. Really consider this to be your next app purchase.

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MB:

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Get Sneezies Easter Edition on the
[App Store]

ANDY

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Bugz Review and Giveaway!!

Posted by andyl19 on March 12, 2009

UPDATE: Congrats Donburns99 for winning Bugz! I’ll email you the code as soon as possible. I picked a name out of a hat in case you wondered how I came up with the winner

I know a lot of people out there hate bugs, but this game about bugs is not a game you should hate. Bugz has very similar gameplay to another game, Sneezies. Your main and only objective is to pop as many “Bugz” as possible by starting a chain reaction of bugz popping. To acheive this, simply tap the screen to make a pop that will expand and shrink again. If your pop hits another bug it will pop it and start a chain reaction effect.

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Beware, this game is very addicting. I know I’ve said a lot of games are addicting, but this game goes beyond addicting. In every level you have to pop a number of Bugz before you can move on to the next level. Don’t worry if you think you have a number of lives to deal with, as there are no lives in this game. If you can’t reach the goal you can always try the level again to see if you can pass it. Play through a whopping 102 levels in Bugz.

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In Bugz you have to set up a profile first. Don’t worry as there is no hassle in setting this up, all you have to do is enter your name. With this profile you’ll be able save and load your current state quickly. In this proflie you can also view your own stats and an online high score table from throughout the world.

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As you progress through this game, you’ll face more obstacles. There is a special colored bug that you need to pop in order to move on to the next level. A flower will hinder the bugz by moving in erratic patterns. If they get too close to the bugz, they will stop and eat them.

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Another thing I have to give Bugz credit to is the great soundtrack. The soundtrack suits the gameplay almost as if they were meant to be together. But if you don’t like it, you can always use your own hip music.

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Overall this is a game that is as addicting as crack from Didev Studios. You’ll be popping bugs for hours and trying to set new high scores to compete with the rest of the world. This game is only $0.99 right now so you should pick this up immediately. You’ll definitely not turn back and think this game was a bad purchase.

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Developer: Didev Studios

Price: $0.99

MB: 3.8

Reviewed on Version 1.3.0

Get Bugz on the App Store

GIVEAWAY!!!!

David Perry was very nice and generous enough to give me an extra promo code to give to you guys. So to win this leave a comment on this review or tweet the following on Twitter:

I just entered for a chance to win Bugz for the iPhone/iPod touch. Check out @AndyL19’s site- http://bit.ly/vS13n for more details to win

*I will pick the winner by the end of the day*

ANDY


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Jiggle Balls- Updated

Posted by andyl19 on March 7, 2009

The people who created Jiggle Balls, Funky Visions, have recently just sent an update out for their app. In the update they improved Jiggle Ball’s graphics. Here are some screenshots of the new and improved Jiggle Balls:

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Recently I reviewed Jiggle Balls here-> http://bit.ly/REiVq. I said it needed a couple of improvements, such as better graphics. And Funky Visions delivered. So I’m going to give Funky Visions a new grade of 4 out of 5 for their hard work.

Get Jiggle Balls Here

ANDY

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Heavy Mach Gameplay Video

Posted by andyl19 on March 7, 2009

Hey guys, here’s a little video I filmed of level 1 of the awesome shooter game, Heavy mach. I know it isn’t the highest quality but I hope you still like it. Cheers!:)

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Heavy Mach Gameplay Video

Developer: IndieAn

MB: 27.8

Current Version: 1.12

Price: $0.99

Get Heavy Mach on the App Store

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ANDY

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