The first time that I saw Squareball, I was not impressed. The graphics took me back to the old Atari that I played Pong and Space Invaders on as a kid. It had a few good reviews on it in the App Store. So, I figured I would give it a chance. When you launch the game, it presents you with a quick and somewhat odd storyline as the basis for the… [Read more]App Review: Bear on a Wire by Dreamsocket, Inc.
Bear on a Wire is a very entertaining app featuring a bear riding a bike on telephone wires. The picture of that huge bear on a bike is quite comical and is enough to bring a smile to your face. The object of the game is to complete each course in the time allotted. There is not much time to spare, so you will have to move quickly. Just getting… [Read more]App Review: FluxTunes by Quokka Studios Pty Ltd
As cell phone and iPod use in the car becomes more and more prevalent, there is heightened concern over distracted drivers causing accidents. What can you do, though? I want to listen to your iPod, but you don’t want to divide your attention between the road and the screen on your iPod. Quokka Studios has come out with an app called FluxTunes… [Read more]App Review: Enigmo 2 by Pangea Software, Inc.
If you liked the first Enigmo game, you are going to want to check out the new Enigmo 2 by Pangea Software, Inc. The basics of the game are very similar. The idea is to get the water droplets, plasma droplets, and laser beams into their corresponding containers using the few tools that are provided. When all the containers in the puzzle reach… [Read more]App Review: Stay by Anthropophagy
Stay by Anthropophagy is a challenging game of physics and balance. In each level, there is a red shape on a wobbly beam. Your job is to keep the shape on the beam while adding shapes on either side to keep it balanced. See how long you can keep the shape on the beam. Time does not start until you drop the first shape. It sounds easy, but… [Read more]App Review: MonsterKill by Origin8
With Halloween approaching at the end of October, we are bound to see more apps with ghouls, ghosts, and mummies. MonsterKill, the newest game by Origin8, is a great new app in this genre. MonsterKill is not a traditional tower defense game like the earlier Sentinel games also by Origin8, but it does borrow some elements from them. Your job is… [Read more]App Review: Battle Bears by StoryBoy
Do cute and violent really go together? Not usually. Battle Bears by StoryBoy manages to mix the two seemingly contradictory terms. You are Oliver, a bear stuck behind enemy lines. The enemy, in this case, are cute cuddly teddy bears. Their goal is to hug Oliver to death. Oliver must shoot the bears to keep from getting attacked. Sounds… [Read more]App Review: Lion Pride by Blue Fang Games
Time to live a little on the wild side of life. Lion Pride by Blue Fang Games is a unique hunting game. You are a member of a pride of lions. You must hunt animals on the African savannah to keep the pride from starving. Keep an eye on the food meter in the lower left of the screen. If you run out of meat, the pride will die out and the game… [Read more]App Review: Cooking Dash by PlayFirst, Inc.
Time management apps seem to be making quite a mark on the iPhone app market. There have been several popular and very successful ones to hit the iTunes App Store. Cooking Dash by PlayFirst, Inc., now one of the top ten best selling apps, is another great game in this genre. It is fun to play and highly addictive. In this game, you become the… [Read more]App Review: Aqua Globs by Qwiboo
Aqua Globs is a fun game that challenges your ability to keep an eye on a thousand things at once. The game consists of orange, blue and green globs that float around the screen. Your job is to combine same colored globs to make them disappear, while keeping the orange and blue globs from running into each other. Orange and glue globs do not like… [Read more]