Posts tagged "game"

Gunslugs App Review – Slug Them in the Face

It's probably quite apparent by now that we absolutely adore retro games here at iPhone Alley. The stylish artwork, fast-paced gameplay and playfully absurd premises coalesce to form a genre that seems like it was designed solely for touchscreens. A favorite developer who has consistently managed to release such arcade-styled games with incredible chart-topping potential is indie Dutch game maker, OrangePixel. The latest of their releases, Gunslugs ($1.99), is nothing short of fantastic, and it's kept us absolutely obsessed for the past few weeks since its release.

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NFL Central: How-to Watch the Super Bowl Live on Your iPhone/iPad [& More]

Finding yourself stuck away from the TV screen on game-day can be painful for NFL fans, so why put yourself through missing a second of the biggest game of the year when you could be watching the Super Bowl live on your iOS devices? Follow along after the break for our roundup of how-to make the most of an avid football fanatic's big day.

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App Review: Last Knight Takes First for Most-Deserving Endless Runner

If everyone had a nickel for each of the endless runners that the App Store currently hosts, the whole world would be crawling with richness. Simply said, there are more endless runners for iOS than one could possibly shake a stick at. From dangerously running across the rooftops of buildings, to chilling escapes from hoards of angry primates, it seems every corner of the App Store houses an app in which players are desperately running away from something. The premise has been almost too commonly used today, leaving the factors determining such an app's popularity up to its content and graphical style. Last Knight ($0.99) shows how much potential there is, yet, to the endless running genre with its incredible visuals and content value.

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Weekly App Store Gems – Gamer’s Edition

Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.

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Potshot Pirates App Review – A Buried Chest Full of Surprises and Treasure

The sea glimmers, as your ship nears a secluded island. You can almost taste the looming treasure, when you spot a structure. The natives have constructed towers, in an attempt to defend their treasure. So, you load up your canon with one of your crew mates, take aim down the telescope, and fire away. You revel in your handiwork as the wooden blacks tumble down, smashing the natives as a result. This story paints a picture of Chillingo’s latest title: Potshot Pirates ($0.99).

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Mutant Mudds App Review – 8-Bit Greatness

In a world of hyper-realistic graphics, it seems hard to find anything unique. The gorgeous games sit at the top 25 list week after week, and the trend seems monotonous. Luckily Renegade Kid has sent a 8-bit hero…introducing Mutant Mudds ($0.99).

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Christmas Festivities with The Simpsons: Tapped Out

The holiday season has quickly crept up on us, and everywhere you go you're hit by the mass number of shoppers searching for suitable presents to fulfill their loved one's wishes. Holiday cheer is unique - young children happily conversing about what they've got on their Christmas wishlist, parents bustling around, and the merry joy people get from sharing a glass of eggnog. To get in on the holiday festivities, Electronic Arts, huge publisher and developer of many iOS titles, has given one of its best free-to-play games a Christmas-themed update.

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Weekly App Store Gems – Cars and Cows and Birds, Oh My!

Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.

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App Review: Seek Revenge in Beatdown!

If you’re relatively higher up in the ranks of a company, you might want to take everything into consideration the next time you decide to can an employee. The reason for this? Chances are that that employee isn’t going to take the whole affair lightly. That is the exact premise

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Zombie Quest App Review

I'm not a huge fan of strategy games partially because I like to sit back and relax to play games. That said, Zombie Quest ($0.99) has completely turned me over as I haven't been able to stop playing it since I first downloaded it two mornings ago.

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