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Week in Review 4/19

Posted by andyl19 on April 19, 2009

Sorry for not posting Week in Reviews the past couple of weeks, I was really busy. 

This week we’ve seen some more quality games trickle in to the App Store. Let’s start with new games:

iron-sight Iron Sight

 Current Price: $0.99

MB: 50.1  Iron Sight

Iron Sight offers a unique blend of action, strategy and simulation. The basic premise is deceivingly simple: destroy the enemy before he has a chance to destroy you!


– Dual campaigns and single mission game modes 

– Internet and hot-seat multiplayer

– Beautiful 3D environments, high quality visuals, animation and sounds

– Wide arsenal of different weapons

– In-game tutorial and easy-to-master controls



 Current Price: $1.99

MB: 2.1  Saucelifter

A peaceful interstellar mission-gone-wrong has left your crew-mates stranded, and in the hands of an aggressive Earth military! Now, your mastery of superior flying-saucer technology is their only hope for survival.


* Addictive, pick-up-and-play action with no annoying dialogs or interruptions
* Silky-smooth, crisp vector graphics
* Dynamic stereo sound effects, and lots of ’em
* Accelerometer-controlled flying saucer! (what else do you really need?)
* Easy auto-calibration of tilt controls
* Superior alien 3-way touch-firing technology
* Easy-to-follow Tutorial Mode
* Multiple difficulty levels
* High scores
* Listen to your music while you play


 Cosmic Nitro

 Current Price: $0.99

MB: 4.2 Cosmic Nitro

In Cosmic Nitro you must blast through nine different invasions. To play merely touch the invaders to blast them, but when things get too tough you can swipe the screen to launch a shield.


– 5 different enemies
– 9 intense invasions
– Apocalypse Mode
– A secret level
– Music / Sound effects
– Suspend / Resume
– High scores


 MLB World Series 2009

 Current Price: $7.99

MB: 37.7 MLB World Series 2009

MLB World Series 2009 redefines baseball gameplay for the iPhone and iPod touch with exclusively designed pitching and batting controls that let you paint the corners of the strike zone or take a hanging curve deep into the Monster Seats.


* Multi-touch Pitching Mechanics

* Accelerometer Targeting

* World Series mode

* Season mode

* Exhibition mode: 

* Fielding modes

* 3-D animations

* Authentic MLB action


 Sky Burger

 Current Price: $0.99

MB: 4.1 Sky Burger

Sky Burger puts you to work stacking burgers to order! Catch the right ingredients as they fall from the sky, and don’t forget that top bun when you’re done!


– Resume game support
– iPod music support
– Online stats and scores
– Online backup of game saves


 Leaf Trombone

 Current Price: $0.99

MB: 4.9 Leaf Trombone: World Stage

Leaf  Trombone World Stage —
The First Massively-Multiplayer Music Game 


Watch and Judge other musicians, Play, and Compete against other players with your Leaf Trombone



 Current Price: $0.99

MB: 10.1 UniWar

UniWar™ is the online multiplayer turn-based strategy game for the iPhone. 
Players take turns building their army and fighting against each other using the strengths of their units while taking advantage of the terrain. It is like chess or checkers but with a lot more possibilities and different boards. 
Join several games and move up the ranks to become the top player!
Play anyone, anywhere at anytime!


– 3 races, each with eight varied units.
– 50+ maps to choose from with up to 8 players.
– Play up to 20 games at once.
– Team play allows 2v2, 3v3 and 4v4.
– Campain Mode with 21 missions.
– Play modes: Multiplayer online, Vs. the phone AI, Vs. a friend on the same phone (hot seat), and Campaign mode.
– Worldwide Global Ladder.
– Create or join several games.
– Email notifications when it is your turn.
– In-game chat channel and server main chat room.
– Dedicated game ladder.
– Rated or unrated game selection.
– Game settings include fog of war and online bots.
– Animated units during play.
– Cross-platform game. Play your friends even if they have another phone model.
– Dedicated website.


 Playman Track & Field

 Current Price: $0.99

MB: 19.0 Playman Track & Field

Take on the world of sports in this ultimate race for gold! Playman Track & Field arrives to your iPhone & iPod touch jam-packed with an un-beatable combination of track and field challenges, tournaments and 12 unique characters. 


* Five track and field events – 100m Dash, Long Jump, 110m Hurdles, Pole Vault and Javelin
* Upload your scores online – Can you beat the best of the best? 
* Compete against international sports superstars or up to 6 of your friends 
* Three awesome and unique game modes; Challenge, Survival and Multiplayer 
* Play as Playman or his sister Blaise or choose from 12 other unique characters! 


Binary Game $1.99->$0.99

 Glyder $1.99->$0.99

 Wild West Pinball $2.99->$1.99

 Moster Trucks Nitro $1.99->$0.99

Hill Billy $5.99->$2.99

Critter Crunch $4.99->$0.99

Wooden Labrinyth 3D $3.99->$0.99

Well that’s your Week in Review! Enjoy your new app purchases! 



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Week in Review 3/21

Posted by andyl19 on March 21, 2009

Sorry guys that I’ve haven’t got a lot of stuff out this week, I was feeling a little sick. But that sickness wasn’t able to stop me from giving you guys your weekly iPhone Game Week in Review;)

Let’s start with mentionable Lite games this week, shall we?


Virtual Villagers 2 Lite

Try the smash hit game that became famous on the Mac and PC right on your iPhone for free! Any sim and survival fan will love this.


Supermarket Mania Free

One of the many great time management games available for you to try before getting the full version. Features:

– 50 Levels
– Five shops
– Seven types of customers
– Over a dozen products to sell
– Over 20 accessories and upgrades for your shop
– Full storyline
– Highest quality graphics, sounds effects, and music


WordJong Lite

A very good word game among the many already available in the App Store. Use the set of tiles to create words to get high scores and big bonuses.


Hospital Havoc Free

Help your doctor treat some whacky patients and also help manage it. Features:

– 20 career levels (including 5 tutorial levels)
– 3 levels of difficulty for all levels
– 17 different illnesses to manage
– 8 scenarios
– Customizable continuous play for endless enjoyment
– 5 different power-ups and numerous medical machines
– Ability to select a male or female doctor (a total of 10 different choices)
– Ability to select a male or female nurse assistant (a total of 12 different


Little Red Sled Lite

Definitely one of the fastest and funnest racers you can get. Features:

– Original piano soundtrack
– Fluid 3D animations
– Responsive accelerometer controls
– Bonus items
– Jumps
– Air tricks

Some pretty good games were also released this week:

golfLet’s Golf-$5.99(gameloft)

rastamonkeyRasta Monkey-$1.99(Nitako)

aaAlien Abuse-$0.99(Eurocenter)

mgstMETAL GEAR SOLID TOUCH-$7.99(Konami)

Really consider picking some of those games up:)


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Week in Review- 3/7

Posted by andyl19 on March 8, 2009

And here is your weekly iPhone and iPod game wrap up of the week. Some big named games went on sale and we’ve seen some more quality games trickle in to the App Store. Let’s start with price decreased games. Some you should really consider getting:

Zombieville USA- was $2.99, now $0.99[App Store]

A really fun zombie shooting game. Use weapons such as flamethrowers, rockets, chainsaws, and more to defend yourself from the Zombies invading your town


Dizzy Bee 1&2- both were $2.99, both now $0.99 Dizzy Bee 2

Dizzy Bee 1

A very cute game where you are Dizzy Bee and you try to collect flowers and save your friends. Many worlds and levels to play from


Baseball Superstars 2009- was $4.99, now $1.99 for 3 days [App Store]

A very addicting, and cartoon baseball game. So many modes such as Season Mode and My League Mode are available in this game. Create and Customize you own player also to try to groom him into a baseball legend.


Bobby Carrot Forever- was $7.99, now $4.99 [App Store]

You play a rabbit, Bobby Carrot, as he explores 6 various worlds for carrots. Tons of fun sound effects and 17 high quality CD audio tracks makes this game a must have.


WordJong- was $2.99, now $0.99 [App Store]

Create words from a set of lettered tiles and complete Mahjong solitaire puzzles. Shoot for high scoring words, earn coins, and use bomb power-ups to eliminate tiles. Keep track of your high scores and also earn awards. There also is unlimited play and you can face off against the Zodiac Masters to try to get a higher score than them.


Fast and Furious: Pink Slip- was $5.99, now $2.99 [App Store]

Wins cars from races from your opponents. You’ll lose your car if you lose. There are 4 types of races in this game: drift, drag, point 2 point, and police chase. A very good arcade racing game with stunning cinematic cut scenes.


The whole Toy Bot Diaries Series- were $3.99, now $0.99

Toy Bot Diaries 1

Toy Bot Diaries 2

Toy Bot Diaries 3

You can now get one of the best platformer series available on the iPhone and iPod touch all for just $3. I recommend you get all of them, they have an excellent story line and very fun gameplay.


*Other price drops….*

Sim City- was $7.99, now $5.99 [App Store]

7 Cities- was $4.99, now $0.99 [App Store]

*Notable Lite Games*

Bike and Die 2 Lite
Arcade Hoops Lite

Zentomino Lite

Enigmo Lite

Star Wars™: The Force Unleashed™ LITE

*New Games worth a mention*

Otto Matic: Alien Invasion!

1 vs 100™

WATCHMEN: Justice is Coming


( If there is a game you think deserves to be on one of the lists, just comment on this post and I’ll add it)

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