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Assassin’s Creed II Discovery- Ezio Strikes again!

Rejoice Assassin fans, Ezio has now entered the App Store once again. Assassin’s Creed II Discovery has finally re-appeared on the App Store after an unexpectedly release several weeks back, only to be pulled shortly without warning. However, this time, it appears that Ezio is here to stay. Ubisoft, Assassin’s Creed II Discovery – $9.99
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The iPad – an oversized iPod Touch

If you build it, they will come. The birth of the iPad from Apple’s womb brought mixed results from the fanboy/girl community. While some find the iPad as merely an eBook reader on steroids, some find it a bloated iPod Touch that brings nothing new to the table. Call it what you will, one can’t
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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars – Jacks Its Way Onto The App Store!

It’s now safe to say that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars has made its debut on all three major portable gaming platforms: DS, PSP, and now the iDevice. Though it’s unexpected, we iDevice gamers are a happy, lucky lot. Hopefully, Rockstar won’t pull an Assassin’s Creed II: Discovery scenario and yank the game from the
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Kim Rhode’s Outdoor Shooting in Review- Incinerating Rabbits, One Missile At A Time

Hunting games have been a mixed bag in the AppStore. Just like a new Planter’s bag of peanuts, some are salty delicious and some are stale. For the most part, the genre has been rather successful on the AppStore; although, there has been no official Cabela games. Well, Cabela no more, because Kim Rhode’s Outdoor
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Mistwalker Game Imminent – Final Fantasy on the iPhone maybe a reality

Hironobu Sakaguchi, the mastermind behind the fabled Final Fantasy series, now has his mind set on Apple’s mobile gaming platform – the iPhone. Mr. Sakaguchi and his team at Mistwalker rung in the New Year with a bang and teaser message on the website: “2010 is the year of my long-awaited new blockbuster project… Oh,
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Labyrinth 2 in Review – It’s Balls to the Walls Awesome!

After the success of Labyrinth, which was released more than a year ago at the App Store, Illusion Labs have finally released a sequel to this massively popular iDevice  game. Boasting tons of new features such as cannons, bumpers, merry-go-rounds as well as multiplayer via Bluetooth and WiFi, Illusion Labs have revamped a classic and
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MobileNavigator North America in Review- Navigates to the first spot on my SpringBoard

When the iPhone was first released, there were no GPS apps at the AppStore. The closest thing to a true GPS on the iDevice was the included Google Maps app, unlike its cousin on the Droid, isn’t a real GPS. However, after the release of Navigon/MobileNavigator, things started to change. Four months and a few
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The Sandstorm Strikes Back!- MC:S Multiplayer Update Is Upon Us!

If you’ve read my review of Modern Combat: Sandstorm, then you know how much I praised the game. With gorgeous graphics, good solid controls, and an enjoyable but short storyline, Modern Combat: Sandstorm provides for an excellent FPS experience on the iDevice. However, my only gripe with the near-perfect game was the lack of online
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Rock Band in Review – Superb rhythm and great musical taste a good game do make

When I think back on rhythm games, one of the first that comes to mind is PaRappa the Rapper on the good ol’ PS1. When I think of contemporary examples, Guitar Hero,its offsprings and rip-offs come to mind. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, its undeniable that Rock Band (one of the
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A.D.D. Finally Trips Into the AppStore

After its initial rejection, the lite version released and then pulled, and a good six months wait, IUGO’s A.D.D. (Addictive Dumb Distractions), has finally been released. IUGO’s catalogue contains many successful titles such as Cliffed and Implode! to which A.D.D. has been added. Addictive Dumb Distractions features 70+ fastpaced minigames, similar to that of Warioware which
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The best Black Friday deals with TGI Black Friday App

Update: Our massive  Black Friday Apps Bargain round up can be found Here Pack your bags, sell your children (if you have any), Black Friday is nearly upon us! November 27′s festivities will culminate in the trampling death of at least one unwary American shopper at the hands of bloodthirsty doorbuster shoppers. As the season
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Things That Don’t Cook Well In A Microwave – The iPhone

I adore my iPhone 3GS with all my heart, so much so that I shed a tear and cringed when I attempted to watch a video of Jory Caron microwave it. I have never contemplated eating my iPhone, let alone cooking it, so let’s leave it to Jory to do one of those two. In
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Textfree Unlimited – Send Text Messages (SMS) Free! in Review – The Beejive of SMS

A few weeks ago I decided to upgrade from a Sony Ericsson phone to an iPhone 3GS. While the extra $30 a month data plan won’t keep me out of college, the additional $20 unlimited texting plan just might. Thankfully, Textfree Unlimited is here to solve that problem, and for just a one time fee
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Xewton Music Studio in Review – GarageBand On Your iDevice

Update: We’re giving away 20 copies of XMS! Click here for details Oh, how far we’ve come. It seems just like yesterday (maybe because it was yesterday), that I asked myself if GarageBand, or at least some form of it, would make its way onto the iDevice. Well, my friends, there is in-fact an app
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Cooking Dash in Review – Dashing to TM stardom

I have always fathomed of becoming a chef one day. Believe it or not, the Food Network is the only channel I watch on T.V. nowadays. Why I will never pursue my dream of becoming a chef can be summed up into one game – Cooking Dash, by PlayFirst.
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Blades of Fury in Review – Soul Blades of Awesomeness

Another day, another Gameloft game release. The game company has come a long way with much success. My thumbs are blistered and my wrists bloodless and the culprit is one of Gameloft’s excellent games. The latest bloodletting addition to Gameloft’s pantheon of time consuming games is Blades of Fury.
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Modern Combat: Sandstorm in Review – I’m Not Crying, I Just Got Sand In My Eyes

Having just recovered from the sheer awe of Gangstar, my sanity is threatened again by yet another awesome cat which Gameloft just pulled from the proverbial bag: Modern Combat: Sandstorm (MC: S). Saying MC: S is a FPS (first person shooter) with nice 3D graphics would be an understatement. MC: S is one of the
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Amazing Pocket Control – SightFree iTunes in Review – Some Things Are Better Off Unseen

Back in the good ol’ jailbreaking days of firmware 1.1.1, the iPod touch was my main source of media entertainment. 2 years later I have given up jailbreaking but I’m constantly reminded of the apps that made jailbreaking worthwhile. One of these apps was PocketTouch, which allowed you to blindly control music without using the
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Holograms in Review – Turning 2D Pics Into 3D Masterpieces

I would like to consider myself a bit of an iPhoneographer, considering I’ve had an iPhone for around a year and have taken over 700 pictures with it. There’s a plethora of photo editing apps on the App Store, even ones which can be considered “portable PhotoShops”. While regular photo editing apps let you tweak
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Gangstar: West Coast Hustle in Review – Hustle out and get it!

Thou who have asked politely and waited patiently, shall receive. Been waiting for an iDevice game reminiscent of the popular console and PC franchise, Grand Theft Auto? Well, my friends, the time has come and your prayers have been answered – Gangstar is now available at the App Store.
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Guitar Rock Tour 2 in Review – Music To My Ears

Well, I’ve finally done it. I have finally convinced myself to partake in the extravaganza known as “going on tour”. Having prior experience from Guitar Hero and seven years of electric guitar lessons, I found my skills adequate enough to undergo the journey of traveling to 10 diverse locations around the world and performing there.
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Reign of Swords: Episode II in Review – Reigns As One Of The Best TBS for the iPhone

Reign of Swords, by Punch Entertainment, Inc. was one of the first true turn- based strategy games to arrive on the iDevice. Now, Reign of Swords: Episode II, follows the same foundation as its predecessor, but is improved and better than ever before.
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PianoStudio in Review – Easiest Way To Play Moonlight Sonata Without An Actual Piano

If you’ve glanced upon my iShred review, then you already know how I raved about Frontier Design Group. The piano is evidently the latest instrument these talented developers have tackled for the iDevice. I may not be a professional musician with the piano (mainly because my house simply isn’t big enough for a grand piano),
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Deliberate Rip Offs At The App Store – iFlighter Control and Ice Cream Party

I’m all one for starting new trends in the App Store. We’ve all seen how Flight Control took off (literally), which brought on an onslaught of similar games following the same line-drawing concept. While these games, such as Harbor Master, were unique and addictive in their own right, they still weren’t deliberate rip offs. Seeing
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene in Review – Evolution To Near Perfection

1978′s monumental game, Space Invaders, is a game that almost everyone should have played at least once in their life. Though I’ve played the original several times coin-op at arcades and pizzerias, I wasn’t its biggest fan. I found the graphics bland and the music dull. However, for 1978 it was an amazing feat for
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Does youse gots an iPhone?

It seems the iPhone has become more than a phone nowadays: it’s an addiction. An addiction so lethal that it should be outlawed. Sh0T-D0wN, a flasher (flash + animator= flasher, not a streaker) on Newgrounds has summed up this feeling of depression that is quite prevalent amongst non- iPhone owners. WARNING DISCLAIMER: If you actually
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Bumper Stars in Review – When Beaver Met Peggle

What happens when you take pinball, pool, Peggle and violently throw them all in a Blendtec blender and turn it to the maximum speed? Then, pouring the concoction on a tray and baking it in an oven at 350 degrees for ten hours? Well, as disgusting as that would sound, your result would be something
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Castle Of Magic in Review – It’s Simply Magical!

Every console and every mobile device needs its own platformer. I grew up playing the Spyro and Crash Bandicoot series on my PS1 which, in my opinion, were two of greatest series the gaming world had ever seen back when the 32-bit console wars were heating up. This time, the spotlight isn’t on the Playstation
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Guinness World Records in Review – Become A Part Of History

I could have never fathomed in my wildest dreams that I would be able to set a world record without breaking anything and ending up in the hospital. For the past six years I haven’t chewed a single piece of gum (with much reason behind it, but I’ll refrain from telling the story), so you
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DJ Mix Tour in Review – Pump Up The Jam

Tap Tap Revenge’s fame is unparalleled. Just as Tap Tap Revenge brought on an onslaught of clones and apps similar that were trying to steal its limelight, so did other well known games such as Flight Control. DJ Mix Tour doesn’t fall into the category of being a Tap Tap Revenge clone, but more or
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iDroidsMania in Review – Just how far will robots go for love?

iDroidsMania, by Artificial Life (go figure), is a breath of a fresh air among side-scrollings. While the story may not be completely original, gameplay mechanics and weapons definitely make iDroidsMania a distinct and great play for your iDevice.
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Mass Effect Galaxy in Review – A Dimming Star

This is not the critically acclaimed action RPG known as Mass Effect that was released on the Xbox 360 and PC back in 2007. Mass Effect Galaxy is EA and BioWare’s rendition of Mass Effect for the iDevice with a completely different story, gameplay, and characters (two of which will be appearing in Mass Effect
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GravSynth in Review – Gravity Makes All The Difference

The App Store has been gifted with many applications for musicians and aspiring DJs. While many of these apps have their positives and negatives, they all lacked a pivotal use of the accelerometer. GravSynth, developed by KAYAC Inc., sets itself apart from all beat synthesizers in the respect that it doesn’t solely rely on different
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Firmware 3.0 Impressions and Overview

June 17, 2009, Apple birthed a new iPhone firmware which caused possibly one of the biggest server hiccups to date. If you own an iPhone, then you probably encountered the dreaded message,  “iPhone activation servers are temporarily unavailable”. I nearly popped a blood vessel in my eye when I read that error message. Being the
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Sky Burger in Review – Hallelujah, It’s Raining Sesame Seed Buns!

Burgers. Some are big, and some are small. However, not all burgers are big enough to fit inside a McDonald’s Happy Meal. These burgers are known as Sky Burgers. Our beloved Ian Marsh is now teamed up with his brother David Marsh (NimbleBit dynamic twin duo) to bring us his best, most beautiful, and juicy
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iShred: Guitar + Effects in Review – The Quintessential Guitar App

If you know me personally (which I doubt), or you’ve happened to read my review of Guitarist- then you’d know what a guitar aficionado I am. You’d also know how few guitar simulator applications there are in the App Store that are even worth mentioning and which truly succeed at what they do best –
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Num Fight in Review – A Battle Of Math And Strategy 

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Math has no purpose and is only for losers, right? Well, Num Fight is here to break your pre-conceived notions about all things multiplying and adding. Math can actually be fun and challenging despite the common belief that it causes you to cringe and pull your hair out. 
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iSwap Faces in Review- Plastic Surgery Without Going Under The Knife + 2 Promo Codes

In all that is arty and fancy, Photoshop has become a standard for editing and manipulating images. Many of the less essential abilities of Photoshop have now made their way to the App Store. A fine example of a feature we’ve all come to love is the ability to swap faces with anyone or anything
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Glide Factor in Review – Slide To The Left and Slide To The Right..

Glide Factor is a new accelerometer based game developed by Sprimp and published by Chillingo. Chillingo thus far has been on a role with fantastic games such as The Quest, iDracula, and Vector Tanks. Though it hasn’t attracted much attention yet, Glide Factor is sure to be a new gem at the App Store. 
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Spawn Illuminati in Review – A Plethora Of Colors To Excite Your Senses

With over 250 fart and jiggle apps saturating the App Store, many of the finer apps are belittled by the stench. Not every application in the App Store has to be about shooting, fighting, or something repulsive to be unique. Spawn Illuminati by Toni Sandler demonstrates that an application can simply shine with particle effects.
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Hysteria Project in Review – Interactive Horror to Get Your Heart Racing

I’m an extreme horror fanatic who I grew up watching the Twilight Zone and corny horror movies. Who needs “Saw” when you have “Attack Of The Man-Eating Spiders!” (including sequels 2-800)?! Over time, being exposed to such “gruesome” horrors such as “Night Of The Living Dead”, I eventually became desensitized to all things creepy and
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Ouch! in Review – Masochistic Miniatures

In my eyes, nothing is more satisfying than ragdoll physics games. Just the idea of being able to hurl something that abides by real life physics and gravity simply overwhelms me. While there has not been an application that satisfies my need for ragdoll torture as well as the flash game “Interactive Buddy”, Ouch! by
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BeejiveIM – Instant Messaging Anywhere in Review: Sweet Honey Goodness

I have been on the lookout for instant messaging applications ever since the AppStore came out in July. Instantly messaging has become a necessity for many people around the world including myself. After being disappointed by many IM apps because of their lack of features and/or instability, I finally tried out BeejiveIM.
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Crazy Snowboard in Review- Get Some Crazy Air

In the name of novelty applications such as Crazy Dummy and Crazy Lighter from Ezone, I wasn’t expecting Crazy Snowboard to be any different than their previous apps. But just like the old saying, “You can’t judge a book by its cover”, I was pleasantly surprised to find out first hand that Crazy Snowboard is
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GI Joyride in Review- World War 2 Meets Dukes of Hazard

When I think of WW2 games, I think of the usual shoot-em-ups that are constantly getting released for platforms. Whether it be for the Xbox 360, PS3, or Wii, the idea just seems overplayed to me at this point. But, GI Joyride (developed by Trapdoor) takes a completely different approach to war-style games by putting
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WordFu in Review- Can You Spell W-o-n-d-e-r-F-u-l?

With all of the new word games saturating the AppStore, it’s becoming difficult to differentiate the good from the bad. When ngmoco:) announced they would be rolling out (no pun intended towards Rolando) a new word related game called Wordfu, I was sure it was going to be a true winner- and it is.
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Guitarist in Review- Rocks Hard!

If you’re a guitarist like myself, then you’ve probably scavenged every last morsel of the AppStore in hopes of finding a guitar app to quench your ceaseless thirst to rock out on your portable MP4 player. Well, my friends, the day has come where you can truly feel like a rockstar- and I’m not talking
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