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Towel Tim Review

It is time to save Tim, the man running about in just a towel. Jump, attack, wall-jump, all in the name of humorous nudity? Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Nov 26, 2012 Developer: Ilot Béton Price: $1.99 Size: 41.7 MB Language:…

There’s almost too much information to handle in this good-looking free weather app, and that’s even before unlocking more features through a subscription. Compatibility: iPhone, iTouch Developer: The Beautiful Weather Corporation Ipad version: Beautiful Weather for Ipad Price: FREE Size:…
Motorblast Review – A Racing Game

This racing game is reminiscent of the famous Mario Kart and takes players through jungles as they race to conquer over 60 tracks. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 5, 2012 Developer: Mad Processor Price: $0.99 Size: 187.0 MB Language: English…

Dragons vs Unicorns (FREE) combines strategy and action game mechanics to make a new and novel game. Compatibility: Universal Developer: Thumbr Price: Free Size: 46.1 MB Language: English Dragons vs Unicorns is a light-hearted, cheerful game with a funny premise.…
BlastPoints Review – An Aerobatic Space Combat Game

There’s been a dearth of quality space-shooters for iOS. Sure we’ve had our Galaxy on Fires and Galactic Phantasies, but on the whole this is one genre that’s been a little starved. But in the past month we’ve gotten the…

What could be better than taking the classic kart racing formula pioneered by Mario Kart, then adding the various stars of Disney XD’s biggest cartoons? Well, Mario Kart, for one, or Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing. Or just watching the…
The Adorables Review – A Peggle-style Game

Colorful and vibrant, The Adorables (FREE) is a Peggle-style game that feels a little light on content but certainly is fun while it lasts. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 6, 2012 Developer: Thumbstar Price: FREE Size: 82.9 MB Remember those…
Tiny Legends: Heroes Review

Dungeon crawl with the best of three, kill the monsters, grab the loot, level up. Then do it again. There is a certain joy to be had in mindlessly hacking and slashing every so often. In such instances, a game…
Zombie Terminator Review

You can’t swing a spiked baseball bat without hitting a zombie game in the App Store, which means that zombie games have to be special to stand out. Unfortunately, “Zombie Terminator” is a slow shambler among the undead horde. There’s…
SnowJinks Review

Still think the holidays are a time of peace on Earth and goodwill to men? SnowJinks ($0,99), from the makers of Epoch will show you what Christmas is really about: taking on the neighborhood in a no-holds-barred snowball fight. Compatibility:…
Foldify Review – Help You Make Amazing Papercrafts

If you ever need to make a case for the continuing existence of printers in a world that’s increasingly becoming paperless, you’ll do well to consider the newly released Foldify app ($1,99). Compatibility: iPad Only Initial release: Dec 13, 2012…
PicStory Review – Photo Manager with Dropbox, Picasa

It lacks integration with some popular photography tools, but PicStory ($4,99) is still a very appealing way to organize photographs and create personalized photo albums for any occasions. Compatibility: iPad Only Initial release: Jun 15, 2012 Current version (1.7.2): Dec…
David Haye’s Jungle Rumble Review

Jungle Rumble ($0,99) is a simple idea, tied into a major reality TV show, but it proves to implement Endless Running quite well. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 10, 2012 Developer: Grubby Hands Price: $0,99 Device Reviewed On: iPhone 5…

Santa Rockstar ($0,99) is a Guitar Hero-style game that’ll have gamers head banging to their favorite Christmas tunes. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 9, 2012 Publisher: Clarin Global S.A. Price: $0.99 Size: 117.0 MB Language: English Guitar Hero fans can…
Rum Run Review

For a game about smuggling alcohol on the high seas, Rum Run ($0,99) is disappointingly pedestrian. Nothing about Rum Run sounds boring. After all, it is a game about sailing from port to port, exploiting the rum trade to buy…
Galactic Phantasy Prelude Review

Pretty games usually make me nervous. It’s not that I dislike good looking visuals, I’ve just played too many titles that put all their effort into the graphics. And nothing else. Galactic Phantasy Prelude is obviously a good looking game,…
You Don’t Know Jack Review

Cookie Masterson and his merry band of noisemakers is back in You Don’t Know Jack, the latest game in the YDKJ series. The free game replaces paid versions that are no longer available in the App Store. Compatibility: Universal Initial…
Pixelheads Review – Create Your Own Pixel Portrait Avatar

Those creative folks at the Bobbleshop are at it again. Say hello to Pixelheads- Pixel Portrait Avatar Maker ($0,99), available now for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 12, 2012 Price: $0,99 Size: 88.5 MB Seller: BobbleShop,…
Stone Age: The Board Game Review

Once upon a time a game designer invented a bizarre version of prehistory in which tribespeople could eat clay and plate their mud huts with gold. He named his game Stone Age and it drew praise for its enormous amount…
Smash Cops Heat Review

Smash Cops Heat returns to the formula of the original game and tweaks it to be free-to-play, but did it tweak it enough to improve on it? Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 6, 2012 Developer: Hutch Games Price: Free Size:…
Cobook for iPhone Review – The Unified Address Book For Your iPhone

Cobook makes it simple to combine numerous social networking tools with the user’s contacts list. It’s a great solution. Compatibility: iPhone, iTouch Initial release: Dec 6, 2012 Developer: Cobook Price: Free Size: 5.9 MB Language: English Attempting to replace the…

Instacast is a pricey yet powerful podcast app that has just about every feature someone could want. Compatibility: iPhone, iTouch Current version (2.2.4): Oct 11, 2012 Developer: Vemedio Price: $4.99 Size: 5.1 MB Language: English, French, German Seller: Vemedio Instacast…
Artist Corner Review

Using an iPad as a digital canvas is nothing new. Still, these types of apps keep coming most better than the last. Artist Corner (FREE) is the latest such app to arrive in the App Store and is worth considering.…
Toca Hair Salon 2 Review

Toca Hair Salon 2: Even more hair raising than the original. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Dec 13, 2012 Price: $0,99 Size: 35.1 MB Seller: Toca Boca AB Developer Toca Boca have made their name creating hugely imaginative and charming apps…
City Conquest Review – A Tower Defense And Real-time Strategy Game

City Conquest (FREE)  is a unique blend of tower defense and real-time strategy. Compatibility: Universal Initial release: Nov 30, 2012 Size: 49.0 MB Language: English Seller: Intelligence Engine Design Systems LLC   It’s something of a given these days that…

SmartDay ($2,99) is an exceptional organizer that integrates tasks, notes, projects and appointments into one location. Compatibility: iPhone, iTouch Initial release: Dec 9, 2012 Developer: Left Coast Logic Price: $2.99 Size: 8.0 MB SmartDay is a productivity app designed to…
Dark Arcana: The Carnival HD Review

Dark Arcana: The Carnival isn’t a revolution in Hidden Object gaming but it tells an interesting story and is a solid example of the genre. Compatibility: iPad Only Initial release: Dec 13, 2012 Developer: G5 Entertainment Price: FREE ($4.99 to…

It’s a carnival of wordy balloons, and now they must be popped. They have angered the wordsmiths, and now revenge is nigh. At first blush, Word Carnival (FREE) is another in a long-string of word games: find words, spell them out,…

This romp through a haunted forest is sufficiently scary at first, but it quickly goes from “BOO” to “blah.” How many legitimately scary iOS games are there? I don’t mean “scary” as in “it’s scary that someone actually managed to…