TouchMyApps » App Store Releases http://www.touchmyapps.com All Things iPhone and iPad for those who like to Touch. iOS App reviews, News, New Apps, Price Drops and App Gone Free Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:44:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.3 Take the future into your own hands in Nostradamus The Last Prophecy – Part 2 http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/01/28/take-the-future-into-your-own-hands-in-nostradamus-the-last-prophecy-part-2/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/01/28/take-the-future-into-your-own-hands-in-nostradamus-the-last-prophecy-part-2/#comments Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:28:27 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=47288 A couple of months ago I had the pleasure of reviewing Nostradamus The Last Prophecy – Part 1 (TMA Review) – the latest adventure by the Tetraedge games team, released under the watchful eye of Anuman Interactive. You play the role of Madeline, Nostradamus’ daughter, who has to unravel the enigmatic series of murders in … Read more]]>

A couple of months ago I had the pleasure of reviewing Nostradamus The Last Prophecy – Part 1 (TMA Review) – the latest adventure by the Tetraedge games team, released under the watchful eye of Anuman Interactive. You play the role of Madeline, Nostradamus’ daughter, who has to unravel the enigmatic series of murders in the court of Catherine de’ Medici. Not everyone, however, has the same trust in her abilities as the great prophet and so Madeline has to disguise herself as her brother Cesar, who is out travelling.

I felt the story was off to a great start and had a nice balance of puzzles and narrative. The second part that has just been released offers even more puzzles centered around the mystic arts of Astrology, Alchemy, Pharmacy and runic symbols. Can you change the future and defeat Nostradamus’ last prophecy?

Nostradamus The Last Prophecy - Part 1 Anuman, Nostradamus The Last Prophecy – Part 1 - $3.99
Nostradamus The Last Prophecy - Part 2 Anuman, Nostradamus The Last Prophecy – Part 2 - $3.99

App Description

Voices and text in English.

Defeat the last prophecy of Nostradamus!

1566 – Salon de Provence – France
When Catherine de’ Medici asked Nostradamus to put a stop to a curse hanging over the Royal family, the tired, sick astrologist had no choice but to send his daughter in his place.
This marks the start of a disturbing investigation for Madeleine, where political plots and mystical prophecies are strangely entwined…
Either as herself or disguised as a man, as circumstances dictate, the young woman unravels the threads of a dark mystery that, gradually, reveals an unusual destiny.

Change the course of History by defeating the last prophecy of the great philosopher Nostradamus!

Discover the first historical adventure game based on Astrology and the prophecies of Nostradamus.

Get ready to investigate a series of murders targeting the Royal family and become a criminal profiler ahead of time.

Play the role of Nostradamus’s daughter, or her male alter ego depending on the situation, in order to progress through this mystical quest.

Discover a wealth of Machiavellian riddles and puzzles based on Astrology, Alchemy, Pharmacy and runic symbols.

Delve into the world of Renaissance Provence and discover superb realistic photo-quality decorsbackgrounds that faithfully depict the historical world of Nostradamus.
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* DON’T MISS OUR OTHERS ADVENTURE EXCITING GAMES! *

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Jules Verne’s Secrets Of The Mysterious Island
Dracula: The Path Of The Dragon (3 parts)
Egypt The Prophecy (3 parts)
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Official walkthrough for 7th Guest released on the App Store http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/01/28/official-walkthrough-for-7th-guest-released-on-the-app-store/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2011/01/28/official-walkthrough-for-7th-guest-released-on-the-app-store/#comments Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:08:06 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=47291 When I reviewed the port of The 7th Guest, the legendary PC adventure, I noted that some of the puzzles there can be quite tricky. And that even despite the built-in hint system in the game. Apparently I was not the only one thinking this and due to popular demand Trilobyte released an official walkthrough … Read more]]>

When I reviewed the port of The 7th Guest, the legendary PC adventure, I noted that some of the puzzles there can be quite tricky. And that even despite the built-in hint system in the game. Apparently I was not the only one thinking this and due to popular demand Trilobyte released an official walkthrough app for this excellent game – The 7th Guest: Book of Secrets.

One might argue whether it is actually fair to charge an additional $0.99 for the information, already freely available on the internet for anyone who cares to look. But then again, those web-savvy people probably won’t buy this app. For those who are stuck, however, and don’t wish to burden themselves the Book of Secrets presents a great way out of the conundrum.

The 7th Guest: Book of Secrets Trilobyte, The 7th Guest: Book of Secrets, 11.10MB – $0.99


App Description

Welcome to the 7th Guest: Book of Secrets. An indispensable player guide to navigating the mansion and its many devilish puzzles. Stauf got you stuck? Want to make the taunts stop? Look no further. The Book of Secrets will help you out! Walk-throughs, hints and solutions for every puzzle in The 7th Guest plus some bonus music tracks! No “guest” should be caught without one. At least if you expect to get out alive.

“The 7th Guest iPhone game is awesome. And absurdly frustrating. Am apparently no smarter than I was at 10.”
- @land_the_plane

“Does anyone remember the computer game, 7th guest?! So creepy and awesome. @looooo3 and I were too dumb to complete the game.”
- @sparklystephiee

“Which way should I go now? :p I’m not getting far with the chess puzzle in 7th guest.”
- @ineedausername

“We’ve been staring at the frigging “letter can puzzle” in The 7th Guest for like an hour now and we’re honestly this close to snapping our respective iPads and iPhones over our knees at this point. … Wait, maybe if … no, that won’t work!”
- Justin McElroy, Joystiq

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Broken Sword 2 – the Smoking Mirror: Remastered will launch for the iPhone/iPad tomorrow! http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/12/15/broken-sword-2-remastered-for-iphone-ipad/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/12/15/broken-sword-2-remastered-for-iphone-ipad/#comments Wed, 15 Dec 2010 20:18:41 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=44916 Hi folks! You all remember me, TMA’s adventure games addict, right? Well, have I got a treat for you! Charles Cecil, creator of some of the best adventure games ever, has just contacted me to inform that Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered is going to be released shortly. And by shortly I mean … Read more]]>

Hi folks! You all remember me, TMA’s adventure games addict, right? Well, have I got a treat for you! Charles Cecil, creator of some of the best adventure games ever, has just contacted me to inform that Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered is going to be released shortly. And by shortly I mean tomorrow or even today, depending on where you are at. For example it has already hit the store in New Zealand!

If you spotted the Remastered label attached to the famous adventure – good on you. Broken Sword 2 will not see such a massive content update as the the Broken Sword: Director’s Cut (TMA Review), but the amount of various types of bonuses, features and tweaks is enough to satisfy anyone.

Update: It’s already available in the US store as well.

Broken Sword - The Smoking Mirror: Remastered Revolution, Broken Sword – The Smoking Mirror: Remastered, 697.15MB – $6.99

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First of all, to cover the basics – graphics have been vastly improved throughout the game with even all new animated facial expressions. Other general additions include high quality music as well as a context-sensitive hint system, and diary.

But wait, there’s more! Embracing the cloud-storage trend Broken Sword 2 will going to feature Dropbox integration for handling save games supporting continuous play across different platforms. And of course where would modern games be without social networking… so GameCenter for achievements is a given.

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And last, but certainly not least, Broken Sword 2 will be a universal app. Yep, you heard me!

And one more final note. Early next year Charles Cecil and Dave Gibbons will jointly publish a comic supporting Broken Sword 2 – the Smoking Mirror, which they have graciously offered to us a bunch of signed copies for a giveaway. Lookout for some tasty New Years treats from TMA in the coming year!

App Description

‘Broken Sword – the Smoking Mirror: Remastered’ sees the return of George Stobbart and Nico Collard in the sequel to the App Store #1 smash hit ‘Broken Sword – the Shadow of the Templars’, widely praised as the best adventure available for iPhone / iPad.

While investigating a ruthless drug gang, journalist Nico Collard unexpectedly comes across an ancient artifact. Little can she know that the ornately carved obsidian stone will lead her, and her adventuring companion George Stobbart, into a mysterious escapade of intrigue and deceit, in which they must overcome powerful forces and antagonists who will stop at nothing to fulfill their evil ambitions.

Torment and terror, sacrificial rituals, and bloody massacre is unearthed beneath a veil of Mayan mystery. Kidnap, stolen treasure, espionage, and deadly drug baron are the least of the duo’s worries, as divine forces threaten to annihilate mankind! Nerve, cunning and guile are essential in order to conquer in this compelling adventure, guaranteed to leave you with an aching brain and a beating heart. Are you up to the challenge?

‘Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered’ is a stunning update to the million-selling original. Along with an exclusive new interactive digital comic, from ‘Watchmen’ co-creator Dave Gibbons, the game boasts fully animated facial expressions, enhanced graphics throughout, high quality music as well as a context-sensitive hint system, and diary. The game also features Dropbox integration which facilitates a unique cross-platform save-game feature, enabling players to enjoy the same adventure simultaneously on multiple devices, full Game Center integration – including in-game achievements – and many other enhancements.

Full English speech with option for subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian. Additional speech files can be added to any version for mix and match language support.

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The Dispersio saga launches on the App Store http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/12/06/the-dispersio-saga-launches-on-the-app-store/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/12/06/the-dispersio-saga-launches-on-the-app-store/#comments Mon, 06 Dec 2010 18:14:30 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=44241 All of you who follow TMA know I’m a sucker for a good point-and-click adventure game and have a special place in my heart for any dev team that creates an original title for the iDevice. Well, my heart just got a little more crowded thanks to the Italian indie team Footprint, who recently released Dispersio: … Read more]]>

All of you who follow TMA know I’m a sucker for a good point-and-click adventure game and have a special place in my heart for any dev team that creates an original title for the iDevice. Well, my heart just got a little more crowded thanks to the Italian indie team Footprint, who recently released Dispersio: Start ENG and Dispersio Alone Lite ENG. Dispersio is a dark graphical novel/ adventure made in an original comic style. Your aunt is dying and you travel to visit her in the hospital. Once there, however, you are dragged into a mysterious event and wake almost 20 years later, only to find the world around you barren of life.

This is the story that is told in the Dispersio: Start ENG chapter of the saga (available for $0.99), with the game being essentially an interactive comic book with a few choices that do not influence the outcome, but allow you to witness several different sides of the story. Dispersio Alone Lite ENG is a free teaser of the second chapter of the series, where the story starts to pick up a bit and you actually get to wander around and  do some adventuring. The developers promise to release the full version of chapter two soon and update the prologue one with new gameplay and additional content.

I can tell you this is a series I will definitely keep my eyes on. The artstyle is great and the story is definitely off to a nice start.

Dispersio: Start ENG Footprint, Dispersio: Start ENG, 14.11MB – $0.99

Dispersio Alone Lite ENG Footprint, Dispersio Alone Lite ENG, 42.11MB – Free

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Set your iPad’s course to Destination: Treasure Island http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/11/23/set-your-ipads-course-to-destination-treasure-island/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/11/23/set-your-ipads-course-to-destination-treasure-island/#comments Tue, 23 Nov 2010 13:37:16 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=43490 Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novel, Treasure Island, is arguably one of the most famous adventure books ever. It has served as food for many adaptations into various media, up to a frivolous animation picture by Disney. The various game adaptations also number in dozens, with a few already finding their way to the App Store. … Read more]]>

Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novel, Treasure Island, is arguably one of the most famous adventure books ever. It has served as food for many adaptations into various media, up to a frivolous animation picture by Disney. The various game adaptations also number in dozens, with a few already finding their way to the App Store. I’m talking, of course, about the port of the excellent PC Adventure – Destination: Treasure Island, remastered and just released for the iPad by developer Coladia. If you’re the lucky owner of the dream tablet and fancy yourself an adventure gamer, there’s no excuse for you not to pick up this excellent game. And if you’re still on the fence about the iPad, Coladia plans to release the iPhone version in the near future.

Gameplay video and more after the gap!

Destination: Treasure Island Coladia, Destination: Treasure Island, 599.27MB – $9.99


Description

Four years have passed since the end of the adventure recounted in Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel. Jim Hawkins has become an upstanding adventurous young man, attentive to those around him. Imagine his surprise when, one morning, he sees a parrot enter his bedroom window : none other than Captain Flint, Long John’s own companion. The bird brings him a message from his master. In the message the old pirate announces that he has buried a marvelous treasure on the secret isle where he retired : Emerald Island. Jim is going to have to hurry though. Pirates, old enemies of Long John, are on his trail.

  • A thrilling quest: Set out in search of the incredible treasure. The sequel of R.L. Stevenson’s adventure: A tale that has fascinated millions of readers for years!
  • A varied, exotic environment. Highly coloured and detalied graphics to give you a real taste for travel.
  • A treasure trail: Danger at every turn, to keep you in suspense for hours.
  • A innovative game system: An interactive inventory using object combinations and a new system of knot puzzles.
  • Dozens of fascinating enigmas: Resolve them or never reach the treasure.

TIPS :
- Listen carefully the videos, they’ll give you a lot of hints.
- Click on the bulb light to activate or deactivate the built-in help.
- if you’re stuck in the game, you’ll find help and answers on our forum http://www.coladia.com/forum

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

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1112 episode 01 has seen the light… Now in HD http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/11/18/1112-episode-01-hd/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/11/18/1112-episode-01-hd/#comments Thu, 18 Nov 2010 15:37:00 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=43128 The adventure games genre has had a rocky start on the iDevice with but a few titles available back when the App Store was first launched. Since then many companies have seen the light and the genre found a true rebirth on the iOS, with both ported and original titles appearing every so often. Most … Read more]]>

The adventure games genre has had a rocky start on the iDevice with but a few titles available back when the App Store was first launched. Since then many companies have seen the light and the genre found a true rebirth on the iOS, with both ported and original titles appearing every so often. Most notable of the former is definitely the 1112 series, exclusive to the platform and offering a unique and involving story along with gorgeous graphics and holding a firm spot in our AppStore’s Best Adventure games.

And, of course, there’s no denying that playing adventure games on the iPad is even better, especially if they’re optimized for it. Guess what, now you can enjoy the first original adventure game specifically developed for the iOS platform right from the comfort of your dream tablet! Agharta Studios have released 1112 episode 01 HD and promised to update the iPhone version too, with a completely redesigned interface and brand new high quality graphics. If there’s even a bit of an adventure fan in you, don’t dare miss it.

1112 episode 01 HD Agharta Studio, 1112 episode 01 HD, 81.15MB – $7.99
1112 episode 02 HD Agharta Studio, 1112 episode 02 HD, 154.61MB – $7.99

1112 episode 01 Agharta Studio, 1112 episode 01, 137.65MB – $4.99
1112 episode 02 Agharta Studio, 1112 episode 02 (TMA Review), 95.23MB – $4.99

Description and screens after the gap.

App Description

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GAME ON THE IPAD!

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iPhone version reviews:
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – 4.5/5 – 148apps.com – “Wonderfully designed visuals and sounds, and a fun story.”
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SILVER AWARD – 8/10 – pocketgamer.co.uk – “Because of its phenomenal presentation and narrative sophistication, 1112 deserves praise.”
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9.5/10 – ifonereviews.blogspot.com – “The dedication put into this game is evident.”
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9/10 – iphoniacs.fr
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8/10 – touchgamers.de
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4/5 – iphonegamenetwork.com – “1112 is a very impressive and well made game.”
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2008 Best App Ever Awards nominee: Best Game Graphics, Best Original Game & Best Long-Play Game
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1112 episode 01 is the Pilot of the world first episodic adventure game exclusive to the iOS devices.

Louis Everett is leading a quiet life and minding his own business as the most average middle class citizen. He lives with his beautiful but rather nosy wife in the peaceful Jalonsville New jersey.

Take a journey to explore this intriguing mystery and discover the reasons behind his constant headaches and strange dreams.
Meet a bunch of colorful characters, dive into bizarre situations until an unpredictable event occurs and turns everything upside down!

FEATURES:

- Advanced graphical design and artistic direction
- 15 larger than life environments
- 8 characters
- Various puzzles
- An incredibly responsive Multi-Touch user interface
- Original score
- Elaborate interactive narrative
- Totally redesigned game engine

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1112 episode 02 HD also available for iPad!

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Become a fan on Facebook: bit.ly/b1LF2
Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/aghartastudio

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Smule gives you the tools necessary to battle Satan with the release of Magic Fiddle http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/11/10/smule-gives-you-the-tools-necessary-to-battle-satan-with-the-release-of-magic-fiddle/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/11/10/smule-gives-you-the-tools-necessary-to-battle-satan-with-the-release-of-magic-fiddle/#comments Thu, 11 Nov 2010 01:03:29 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=42545 Ever said to yourself, “I’d like to be like Johnny and battle the devil for a fiddle of gold”, but never quite had enough cash to purchase the fiddle and for the 1-on-1 lessons to make your dream come true? Well stop day dreaming because it’s now a reality for only $2.99 (and of course … Read more]]>

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Ever said to yourself, “I’d like to be like Johnny and battle the devil for a fiddle of gold”, but never quite had enough cash to purchase the fiddle and for the 1-on-1 lessons to make your dream come true? Well stop day dreaming because it’s now a reality for only $2.99 (and of course the hundreds of dollars you’ve already spent on your iPad).

Smule, the creators of Ocarina – one of Apple’s “All-time top 20 Apps” — along with other popular ones including Glee Karaoke and Magic Piano bring you Magic Fiddle for the iPad. Learn basic and advanced fiddle techniques in Story Book mode, perform from a list of 20 songs, earn medals for your performance, and compete with other fiddle players from around the world in online leaderboards (Satan may or may not be a competitor). So if you’ve ever had aspirations of learning how to play yet another instrument on your iDevice, Magic Fiddle is another unique musical app from Smule that shouldn’t be missed. Check out the video demo after the gap.

Magic Fiddle Smule, Magic Fiddle, 16.04MB – $2.99



App Description

Hello. I am your fiddle. I am programmed to make you a musical prodigy. Your untrained fingers will play beautiful music in a matter of minutes. My fiddlery magic will help you earn high scores, gold medals and fun badges. You and I will be unstoppable on the global leaderboard, competing with fellow fiddlers. Seriously, in the amount of time it took you to read this you could have learned ‘Ave Maria’. I kid you not (fiddles never joke).

You, my friend, are not just someone with an iPad. You are a virtuoso.

PICK UP AND PLAY:
• Pick up and play beautiful songs by following streams of colored light in my SongBook, no skill required!
• Impress your friends by playing any of my 20 songs I have in my SongBook, from video game theme songs to ‘Ave Maria’ and everything in-between.
• Bow, pluck, trill, and play vibrato and glissandi right from your iPad.

TAKE IT TO THE TOP:
• Earn scores for every song, and medals for playing well. I will be the judge of ‘well’ (not your mother).
• Show off your newly found musical aptitude to your fellow fiddlers by competing for a spot on the global leaderboards.
• Earn badges as you accomplish new heights of fantastic fiddlery.

LEARN FIDDLING TECHNIQUES EASILY:
• Learn basic and advanced fiddle techniques through fun learning adventures with me – my StoryBook takes us on an 8-chapter interactive journey to teach you different techniques with activities and step-by-step instructions.
• Practice your new techniques on real songs as you improve.

LISTEN AND SHARE WITH THE WORLD:
• Listen to other magic fiddlers play on the globe around the world.
• Broadcast your masterpieces for the world to enjoy.
• Show your support for fellow fiddlers by ‘liking’ their songs.
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Want to learn still more about me?

I’m flexible: Any bowed string musical instrument can be referred to as a fiddle.
I’m worldly: I’m played in continents around the world.
I’m experienced: I first appeared in India circa 3000 BC.
I’m funny: What’s the difference between a violin and a fiddle? About $10,000 dollars.

I’m also classy, dark, and musically inclined…..

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New Yorker app released. Jason Schwartzman stars in promo video http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/29/new-yorker-app-released-jason-schwartzman-stars-in-promo-video/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/29/new-yorker-app-released-jason-schwartzman-stars-in-promo-video/#comments Wed, 29 Sep 2010 13:25:32 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=40431 Like many publications that have recently joined the iPad revolution, The New Yorker has now released their own app. For long time readers, this should come as a much welcomed addition to the App Store. In case you’re not familiar with the popular weekly magazine, here’s a description from iTunes: The New Yorker offers a … Read more]]>

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Like many publications that have recently joined the iPad revolution, The New Yorker has now released their own app. For long time readers, this should come as a much welcomed addition to the App Store. In case you’re not familiar with the popular weekly magazine, here’s a description from iTunes:

The New Yorker offers a signature mix of reporting and commentary on politics, international affairs, and the arts, along with fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons. Founded in 1925, The New Yorker has received more National Magazine Awards than any other magazine.

The app is free to download, though initially, you’ll only have access to the Table of Contents. Each weekly subscription will then cost you $4.99 and can be purchased from within the app. Oh, and Jason Schwartzman also stars in the promo for its launch. It’s an absolute hoot and definitely worth watching. Video right after the gap…

The New Yorker Magazine CondeNet, The New Yorker Magazine, 1.8 MB – Free

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Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition has crashed onto the iPad http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/28/return-to-mysterious-island-deluxe-edition-has-crashed-onto-the-ipad/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/28/return-to-mysterious-island-deluxe-edition-has-crashed-onto-the-ipad/#comments Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:05:22 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=40348 A little over a year ago a game took the App Store’s adventure section by storm, setting a new bar for others to follow and snatching the crown of the genre for several months to come. I’m talking, of course, about the excellent adaptation of Jules Verne’s Return To Mysterious Island (TMA Review) for the … Read more]]>

A little over a year ago a game took the App Store’s adventure section by storm, setting a new bar for others to follow and snatching the crown of the genre for several months to come. I’m talking, of course, about the excellent adaptation of Jules Verne’s Return To Mysterious Island (TMA Review) for the iPhone by Tetraedge games. And while it has since been surpassed by other titles in quality it still holds a well-deserved place in our App Store’s Best Adventure roundup. Well,  Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition has just been released for the iPad and surprisingly, it’s literally a completely different title, even developed by a different company.

Retour sur l'Ile Mystérieuse - Deluxe Edition Anuman, Return to Mysterious Island – Deluxe Edition – $9.99

In difference with the iPhone version, which was an “adapted” one — meaning puzzles and various bits of gameplay were re-engineered to match the format — the Deluxe iPad version is a complete downright port from the full-scale PC game. The controls have been re-worked for the touchscreen, but in all other regards it’s the same game. Whether it is for the better or the worse is up to you players to decide.

App Store Description

Voices and text in English.
Plunge into the heart of one of the greatest adventures by Jules Verne!

While participating in the famous solo round-the-world sailing expedition – the Jules Verne Trophy – the navigator, Mina, strands on a island without any way to contact the emergency services. Therefore the courageous young woman will only rely on her senses and her ability to recuperate, before trying to escape the island. However, a mysterious shadow hovers over this land, cut off from the world, which does not appear so uninhabited as it seemed at first sight…
Freely adapted from the “Mysterious Island” by Jules Verne, “Return to Mysterious Island” is the sequel to the novel. In the role of Mina, explore the mythical locations of the original work (Granite House, Volcano, Nautilus, etc.) and solve many puzzles hidden in the mysterious island.

- Splendid photorealistic pre-rendered graphics that show nature left to itself where the lush tropical vegetation is queen.
- Original interactive inventory that allows to combine and create many new items and tools.
- A scenario that offers freedom in solving the puzzles and in progressing in the adventure that is rewarded by a scoring system.
- A good way to discover the novel and to give players the desire to read or reread it.
- A Sound ambience that perfectly illustrates the paradise though disturbing atmosphere of the island.
- Voices and text in 5 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish)

EXCLUSIVE: English Walkthrough included

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Nostalgia: Napster debuts on iOS with poor sound quality http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/21/nostalgia-napster-debuts-on-ios-with-poor-sound-quality/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/21/nostalgia-napster-debuts-on-ios-with-poor-sound-quality/#comments Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:17:59 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=39919 With yesterday’s iPad VLC release and now Napster, iOS devices are receiving a fair amount of big, multimedia press. Of course, this isn’t the Napster you grew up with as a shifty-eyed teenager at the end of the 90′s. Napster was bought by Best Buy back in 2008 in one of the better ironic moments in … Read more]]>

With yesterday’s iPad VLC release and now Napster, iOS devices are receiving a fair amount of big, multimedia press. Of course, this isn’t the Napster you grew up with as a shifty-eyed teenager at the end of the 90′s. Napster was bought by Best Buy back in 2008 in one of the better ironic moments in history. Anyway, it’s back, and evidently, it’s out to turn up the sleeves of rental P2P music sharing – if you’re in the US of A, that is. And if you can stomach the “awful” sound quality. Napster reckon they stream both new and old tracks in 128kbps (a number that still carries the stigma of poor sound), but its customers reckon that music sounds like the radio. If Nappy wants to get its mojo on, it’s gonna have to dish out at least 128kpbs sounding files in a music app! But then, what’s Napster without complaints from audiophiles?

For the uninitiated:

Some of the things you can do with Napster plus mobile access:

• Save songs, albums, and playlists to play even when you’re offline
• Kick back with playlists, recommendations, and Billboard® charts dating back to 1955
• Create your own playlists for a customized listening experience
• Save your last 100 songs played so you can easily replay favorites
• Automix your favorite song to create an instant playlist blending similar artists

Napster® Napster LLC, a Best Buy company, Napster®, 1.85MB – Free

Full details after the gap:

App Description

Listen instantly to your choice of over 10 million full-length songs as often as you like, and in the order you want, including new releases and old favorites—all for just $10 a month. You can save songs, playlists, and albums to your iPhone® to enjoy when not connected and listen while you run other apps. Also enjoy Napster on any connected computer, compatible TV, Blu-ray™ player or other compatible home audio product. New customer? TRY IT FOR FREE, and save 20% when you choose the Napster plus mobile access annual plan.

Some of the things you can do with Napster plus mobile access:

• Save songs, albums, and playlists to play even when you’re offline
• Kick back with playlists, recommendations, and Billboard® charts dating back to 1955
• Create your own playlists for a customized listening experience
• Save your last 100 songs played so you can easily replay favorites
• Automix your favorite song to create an instant playlist blending similar artists

Napster plus mobile access also allows unlimited access to Napster on the web from any browser. Please note: Songs saved to your mobile device will only remain playable during your Napster plus Mobile Access subscription membership. Napster is not responsible for any data charges that your mobile carrier may charge. Service available to US residents only.

Napster® Napster LLC, a Best Buy company, Napster®, 1.85MB – Free

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Rimelands: Hammer of Thor is hammering at App Store’s doorstep http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/04/rimelands-hammer-of-thor-is-hammering-at-app-stores-doorstep/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/04/rimelands-hammer-of-thor-is-hammering-at-app-stores-doorstep/#comments Sat, 04 Sep 2010 18:41:30 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=38927 Guess what – people at Apple in charge of reviewing apps seem to have stepped up on their game. Rimelands: Hammer of Thor, the recently previewed contender to one of the top spots in the App Store’s RPG games has been released for everyone to enjoy. I myself have already spent a fair amount of … Read more]]>

Guess what – people at Apple in charge of reviewing apps seem to have stepped up on their game. Rimelands: Hammer of Thor, the recently previewed contender to one of the top spots in the App Store’s RPG games has been released for everyone to enjoy. I myself have already spent a fair amount of time on it thanks to a hands-on with an earlier build and am sure it will bring hours of fun to any RPG fan. Here’s my sum-up of it in case you’re too lazy to read the full text:

But I can tell you what we have shaping up here will definitely give even the titles from the big developers a run for their money. Rimelands throws in the pot an excellent storyline and setting, great graphics, a deep and varied RPG system and superb replayability to serve the iDevice gamers one of the best RPG games on the platform.

If you’re still in doubt – look out for a full review at TMA soon, or just go ahead and pick it up right away.

Rimelands: Hammer of Thor Crescent Moon Games, Rimelands: Hammer of Thor - $4.99

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App Description

Enter the frostbitten realm of Rimelands, where mankind with fantastic technology powered by
an enigmatic substance called Steam is forever at odds with the magical creatures of legend called the Fair Folk.

Rimelands: Hammer of Thor is an epic adventure full of mystery, intrigue and high adventure. Join Rose Cristo, a young and beautiful treasure hunter on her journey to unveil the plot that could tear the world apart. With both magic and Steam-techonology at her disposal, she’ll have to overcome threats both human and supernatural.

Rimelands has the best parts of roleplaying games combined with intriguing story and puzzles to create a varied experience free of endless grinding.

  • Full-fledged RPG designed specifically for iPhone and iPod
  • Simple but powerful game mechanics are easy to learn but hard to master
  • Design for easy pick up and play with automatic saving
  • A story of high adventure that’s a world apart from traditional fantasy cliché
  • Three paths and talent trees provide countless customization options and depth for several play-throughs
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Rare Metal – a sweet-looking new slide puzzle for car geeks http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/08/31/rare-metal-a-sweet-looking-new-slide-puzzle-for-car-geeks/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/08/31/rare-metal-a-sweet-looking-new-slide-puzzle-for-car-geeks/#comments Tue, 31 Aug 2010 13:47:22 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=38705 Yikes, what memories flood back to this 30 year old as Rare Metal’s screens slide by my eyes. I used to be a car guy way back in 1988 (I was nine years old). I’d sit up all night looking over pictures of the then-new Ferrari F40 and Porsche 950, and dream. Geez, well Black … Read more]]>

Yikes, what memories flood back to this 30 year old as Rare Metal’s screens slide by my eyes. I used to be a car guy way back in 1988 (I was nine years old). I’d sit up all night looking over pictures of the then-new Ferrari F40 and Porsche 950, and dream. Geez, well Black Ice Applications (fitting don’t you think?) have just rolled out (oh the puns) Rare Metal, a puzzler for car geeks, and it looks good. Hell, combine cool metal with any puzzle game and it’s all good, but with a slide puzzle? the sort you carried around between two dirty thumbs as a child? It’s all reaaaaaaal good! This 0.99$ app features seven cars and 5 levels of difficulty. Woot!

Rare Metal Black Ice Applications, Rare Metal, 3.84MB – $0.99

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