TouchMyApps » Applications 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 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:00:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.9 10 App Store Games To Watch [7/27/15] http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/27/10-app-store-games-to-watch-72715/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/27/10-app-store-games-to-watch-72715/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:00:36 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74618 The summer’s drawing to a close, at least as far as school is concerned in our area.  Thankfully the App Store doesn’t care if there are kids around to play its games or not, and the new offerings are still flowing on a daily basis.  One of my favorites this time around is Rush Star … Read more]]>

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The summer’s drawing to a close, at least as far as school is concerned in our area.  Thankfully the App Store doesn’t care if there are kids around to play its games or not, and the new offerings are still flowing on a daily basis.  One of my favorites this time around is Rush Star – Bike Adventure, an over the shoulder “infinite runner” style game with some cool motorcycles and intense level design.  If you prefer to do your racing on the water you might want to check out Driver Speedboat Paradise, a game that somewhat pays homage to the arcade classic Hydro Thunder but offers so much more game play.  Maybe you’re just not into motor vehicle games at all, in which case you might consider MicRogue, a game that looks like a rouge-like but plays more like a puzzle game.

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Spandex Force: Champion Rising [12/17/14] – While I’m somewhat of a match3 hybrid addict, they are starting to feel more and more alike to me.  Thankfully there are still some that stand out, and Spandex Force is one such game.  You’re an average Joe or Jane that some crotchety old wizard is convinced he can turn into a superhero in 30 days.  This will be no luxury heroic life, however.  You’ll have to train in one of three disciplines to build up your super powers, round up all sorts of hooligans to gain street credit, and actually earn money to pay for everything – apparently the wizard doesn’t have a bankroll.  Every confrontation or event is handled with a match 3 game, but the rules vary slightly depending on what you’re doing and the rewards are also different.  One thing I really like about the match 3 portion of the game is that if you make a match of 5 or more items you’ll also clear off some adjacent tiles, so the more you match the more it really benefits you.  The graphics have a nice comic book touch to them, there’s actually somewhat of a story with some witty dialog at times, and the whole game just feels pretty polished.  The only down side is that instead of capping at a certain skill level or something of that nature, the free version of the game appears to give you only an hour of play time per new game.

Spandex Force: Champion Rising Miro Karjalainen, Spandex Force: Champion Rising – Free

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Rush Star – Bike Adventure [5/1/15] – Rush Star feels like an infinite runner, but there is a definite end to each level.  The trick is actually making it there in one piece.  At least you get to ride one of several different bikes, each of which can be unlocked by riding a certain distance with the previous bike.  Sadly you can’t upgrade the bikes themselves, but you can purchase up to 4 different boosters to help you beat the courses.  There are also power ups that show up occasionally on the routes, but you won’t know which power up you’re getting until you collide with the constantly changing sphere, and not all of them are good.  My favorite is the semi that gives you a lift for a bit, because it can even derail a speeding train.  Take that, Optimus!  Along the way you’ll collect coins that can be used to pay for the boosters or the new bikes once they are unlocked, and you can also pick up “collectables” that earn you even more coins.  The other form of currency is dollars, and this is used to continue the game once you’ve met one too many unfortunate incidents.  The course designs are some of the best and some of the toughest I’ve seen for this style of game play, and the graphics do a great job of immersing you in the environments.  Even if you’re kind of burnt out from the “may be an infinite runner, maybe not” genre, you should give this one a try.

Rush Star – Bike Adventure JellyBus Inc., Rush Star – Bike Adventure – Free

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eVubble [6/27/15] – Finally, a bubble dodge ‘n smash game that feels different!  Instead of just running into smaller bubbles to get bigger or simply avoiding bubbles altogether, in this game you must guide your bubble into the other bubbles in a color sequence defined by the squares at the bottom of the screen.  You only have a certain amount of time to collect each sequence, and when the time runs out the game is over.  When you collect the sequence you get some time added back to the clock and a new sequence begins.  If you botch up the sequence you don’t have to start over, but your bubble will get bigger.  In this game you don’t want that because a bigger bubble inadvertently hits other bubbles, and if the bubble gets too big it will explode, which once again means the game is over.  You increase your score by collecting the right bubbles, and increase it even more by collecting plenty of bubbles in a row without hitting the wrong ones in between.  More importantly than score is the stars you collect along the way which allows you to buy and upgrade power ups.  The game also offers two leaderboards: one for high score and the other for longest streak.  There are 10 achievements to earn as well, but those mainly revolve around getting the power ups.  The graphics are simple and slick, the music is easy to listen to and the overall experience is just right for a casual, pick up and play game.

eVubble Yosuatreegames LLC, eVubble – Free

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Deadlings [3/4/14] – I’m digging into the archives again a bit for this one, but I think it’s worth it.  Artifex Mundi has always brought some intriguing hidden object games to the iOS platform, but it turns out they’ve got a pretty good action / puzzle game as well in Deadlings.  Death is lonely and friendless, and apparently decides to humor himself by building a factory to train the undead to do his bidding.  You’ll have to master the skills of 4 different types of zombies in more than 100 levels spanning four different worlds.  The zombies are easy to control, but it will take some finesse to conquer all the traps that death has laid out for testing purposes.  Some levels require more than one type of zombie to complete them, and every level has a limited supply of testers unless you want to spend hard earned skulls for a rescue pack or simply start over after they are all extinguished.  There are three stars to be earned for each level: one for completing it, another for collecting all the brains and a third for beating it in under a specific time.  There’s a leaderboard which ranks you based on your total point score as well as 48 achievements to earn through game center.  Toss in some great pixel graphics and a decent sense of humor and you have an action oriented Lemmings game for the Undead, which in my opinion works really well.

Deadlings ONE MORE LEVEL S.A., Deadlings – $1.99

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Shake Duck Off [7/1/15] – If you’ve been yearning for that Duck Hunt experience ever since you sold, lost or broke your NES, this probably isn’t going to do it for you.  The game means well, and I like the added touch that you actually control the dog to try and shoot down the pesky ducks.  The problem is that the “tilt to aim” control is flawed and frustrating, and at the very least needs to be inverted so that tilting left or right does in fact move you left or right respectively.  Still, if you can deal with that the game is a cool if not simplistic take on the genre, with ducks getting scared and trying to escape if they’re too close to a shot and a fever mode that lets you score ridiculous amounts of points.  There is a leaderboard via Game Center, and hopefully achievements will be added in a future update.  The visuals have an incredible style and the music is fun to listen to.  There’s definitely a lot of potential here, which is why the game made my list, but ultimately it’s going to fizzle out if they don’t do something about the control scheme.

Shake Duck Off Pine Entertainment, Shake Duck Off – Free

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Goblin Quest: Escape! [3/18/15] – You are a goblin that just happens to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.  Your boss decides that you are going to be the one to help test all of his new traps in his deadly dungeon.  That means you’ll have to dodge all manner of critters, catapults and more as you attempt to simply make your way from one end of each room to the other.  As you wander around you’ll collect coins and gems which can be used to buy and upgrade one use items as well as clothing that gives you permanent power ups.  You can earn up to 3 diamonds per level, one for completing it under a certain amount of time, another for not dying and the third for finding the secret area.  In addition to providing accomplishments for the levels, a certain number of diamonds are required to pass gates between certain levels.  The game has 26 levels, 9 of which are free and the other 17 available via a onetime IAP purchase.  Goblin Quest is an interesting combination of dungeon crawler and tower defense where you are actually the object being defended against, and it works quite well.

Goblin Quest: Escape! Daniel Kalmar, Goblin Quest: Escape! – Free

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MicRogue [4/28/15] – MicRogue is rouge-like in the sense that the levels are randomly generated and the game is turn based.  However, it really plays out more like a puzzle game.  There are only 10 levels to conquer, but it will take all your wits to do it, and so far I haven’t been successful.  You can move up to two squares in each of the four main directions (N, S, E and W) assuming there is somewhere to move.  If you land on a creature you kill it, and if your shield is facing a creature when it attacks you automatically defend.  You only get three shields for the entire game unless you pick one up should a spare appear on a given level.  The trick with the shield is it only protects you in the direction it is facing, and it only points either East or West, so all other directions are vulnerable – and some monsters can move diagonally.  Each creature has its own movement pattern, so it pays to learn them all and use them to your advantage.  The other thing you have to watch out for is spikes, but those can also kill creatures, so keep that in mind as well.  If you’re looking for a rogue-like with unique game play, you’ve come to the right place.

Microgue Crescent Moon Games, Microgue – $1.99

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Battle Of Love [7/13/15] – Have you ever felt like tower defense games were a bit too hands-off for your tastes?  Battle Of Love is about to change all that.  Your job is to protect the love of your life, who for some reason can’t see fit to actually reside in a tower with some defensive walls or anything like that.  As a result you must ward off all of the cruel king’s minions by slashing them Fruit Ninja style.  Thankfully there are no bombs to worry about, but each baddie that gets to the top of the tower takes away one of your girl’s hearts, and when all three are gone the level is over.  As luck would have it slaying bad guys earns you some coins which can be used to buy power ups like extra life or a hammer that lets you temporarily kill your opposition with one slash.  The game currently has only 20 levels, but some of them can be challenging and there is a map labeled “coming soon” to whet your appetite.  Just make sure to give your finger a rest every once in a while, because the later levels will really tax your slashing abilities.

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Driver Speedboat Paradise [4/8/15] – One of my favorite arcade games and one of the few racing games I’ve ever played outside the comfort of my living room was Hydro Thunder.  This is sort of like the iOS version of that game, and while so far the track layouts haven’t been quite as impressive, the overall game offers so much more than that classic.  There are plenty of boats to choose from, each one having four different attributes, some or all of which can be upgraded depending on the boat.  This game is just as much about the driver as the boat, however, so you’ll have to keep up with the latest wardrobe trends and fanciest house accessories in order to please your fans.  You actually have two experience meters to keep up with in this game, one for your general racing skills and the other for your lifestyle, and leveling up in each will unlock different things.  There are several locations to conquer, each consisting of multiple races.  To keep things interesting, not all races will be your typical “do a couple laps” thing either.  In some instances you’ll drag race, which introduces an entirely different line of boats, and sometimes you’ll have to keep out of last place or get caught by the cops.  For being an actual hands-on racing game rather than a management sim there’s a surprising amount of depth, and since I don’t see Hydro Thunder popping up any time soon Driver Speedboat Paradise works for me.

Driver Speedboat Paradise Ubisoft, Driver Speedboat Paradise – Free

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Hoodee Hero [6/4/15] – You are the hoodee hero, and it’s your job to rid the Earth of the menacing bug like robots that have invaded.  You do this by swiping left, right, up or down in accordance with the boards that are falling from the sky.  Each board that is destroyed by matching the correct pattern earns you a point, an attack against your opponent and some coins.  Every time a board escapes to the bottom of the screen, though, you’ll lose a heart.  You only get three of those before the game is over.  The premise is simple enough, but the patterns get longer, boards show up more frequently and they often overlap so it’s hard to see certain patterns.  The coins you collect can be used to buy different heroes, some of which look really cool.  I’m not sure they make any difference to game play, however (at least the first one I bought didn’t seem to).  This game could use some variety like different character abilities, different types of monsters and maybe even some power ups.  It’s a nifty concept, however, and a nice promise of things to come.  The graphics look really cool too!

Hoodee Hero Thang Le, Hoodee Hero – Free

Well that wraps up another edition of games to watch on the App Store. As always, if there’s something you’ve played recently that you feel should be part of this list, please leave a reply to this post. Previous weekly installments of our App Store Games Roundup:

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Stupid Zombies 3 in Review – Still Just Standing Around To Get Shot http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/26/stupid-zombies-3-in-review-still-just-standing-around-to-get-shot/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/26/stupid-zombies-3-in-review-still-just-standing-around-to-get-shot/#comments Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:55:19 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74608 I’m still one of those people that believe there’s almost nothing better than a good zombie game, and from what I’ve seen so far Stupid Zombies 3 certainly qualifies.  It’s been a while since I played the first one, and I’m not even sure if I played part 2 or not, but based on my … Read more]]>

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I’m still one of those people that believe there’s almost nothing better than a good zombie game, and from what I’ve seen so far Stupid Zombies 3 certainly qualifies.  It’s been a while since I played the first one, and I’m not even sure if I played part 2 or not, but based on my time with the third chapter I think it’s fair to say that the series gets better with every iteration.  Zombie slaying, bouncy physics and an RPG toting granny really work well together.

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If you’ve ever played a zombie game, you know what the basic premise of Stupid Zombies is.  Your territory has been overrun with the undead, and it’s up to you to clean it up.  Thankfully you have weapons to help you do just that.  Better yet, your ammunition has this uncanny ability to ricochet off of things, making the kills much more stylish and entertaining.  You even get a nice line of sight guide to help you make the tough shots, or at least get them started correctly.  Aiming is a simple matter of dragging your finger roughly to where you want to make your shot and then letting go of the screen to fire.  If you decide you want to “recalibrate” then just drag your finger back to your active character to cancel the in progress shot.  The controls are intuitive and work quite well.

The game is divided into 100 levels that span the breadth of your zombie riddled city.  Each level has several body count requirements to meet, is comprised of multiple screens worth of area, and gives you a limited amount of ammo to work with.  Besides the natural barriers provided by the various ruined walls that litter the landscape there are other obstacles like panels that move up and down and construction zombies which tote around signs that block a single shot.  Thankfully you can use some of the junk that’s lying around to your advantage: tires and crates make good zombie killers.  You’ll also run across some barrels that are quite explosive.  There are three characters to control throughout the course of the game, but you don’t get to choose who goes when.  That’s determined by the level that you’re on.  Each character has a unique weapon, and mastering these different tools will be the difference between success and failure.  I hope that the distribution of these characters shifts as the game progresses, because so far it seems to mainly focus on the guy, which doesn’t give you much of a chance to familiarize yourself with the other weapons.

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If you meet your goals before you run out of ammunition you’ll earn somewhere between 1 to 3 stars based on your score.  Each level has its own leaderboard via Facebook, and there are 6 achievements to earn through Game Center.  If you do fail your mission you can gain an additional 2 shots by spending some gold, but gold is a rare commodity that is given only one at a time as a daily reward.  That doesn’t seem so bad except that it cost 9 gold bars for two extra shots.  Of course you can spend some IAP to get more gold, but based on my performance on level 20 so far I’d probably waste all my excess on that level and be stuck again a few levels down the road.  This is my main complaint with Stupid Zombies 3 – it feels like I’m going to be punished for not being particularly skilled at this style of game play by either playing certain levels ad museum or by eventually being forced to spend more IAP than I want to in order to move forward.

The visuals are rather nice.  Backgrounds have nice details and change as you crawl through the city, while the different occupants – both the undead and your “crew” – are well designed.  I do wish there were a bit more animation, as the zombies feel a bit lethargic, but then I suppose they are zombies.  The sound effects are decent, but the zombies themselves don’t really make a whole lot of noise.  Additionally, the music only plays during the map and menu sequences, which is a shame since it’s actually pretty good.  Overall the aesthetics were fairly underplayed in this game.

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Whether or not the physics in this game are anywhere near accurate, if you’re a fan of physics based games you should enjoy Stupid Zombies 3.  Even if you’re sick of the deluge of zombie based games this one is free, so you should give it a try.  Just pretend the zombies are politicians or something.  There are plenty of interestingly designed levels, and while not overly animated the world looks good.  The sound effects and music could use some bolstering, however, and you need to keep in mind that eventually you’ll start to feel the pains of this being a F2P game where their income is derived from you buying IAP.  If you can live with that you’ll get plenty of enjoyment from this title.

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App Summary
Title: Stupid Zombies 3 Developer: GameResort LLC
Reviewed Ver: 1.0 Min OS Req:  iOS 7.0
Price: Free App Size: 84.24MB
  • I love shooting zombies
  • Challenging level designs
  • Solid artwork
  • Free… mostly
  • They don’t switch up the main characters enough
  • The sound is mediocre
  • No music during game play
  • Some levels are nearly impossible to beat without buying extra shots

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Space Food Truck – Help One Man Left Realize Their Portable Vending Desires http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/21/space-food-truck-help-one-man-left-realize-their-portable-vending-desires/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/21/space-food-truck-help-one-man-left-realize-their-portable-vending-desires/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:40:30 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74604 The developers of the awesome “dodge ‘em all” series Tilt To Live and the free-to-play strategy game Outwitters are at it again.  This time they’re taking on the galaxy with Space Food Truck, a quirky combination of Star Trek and Diner Rush.  Okay, it’s really not like either of those things, but I bet that … Read more]]>

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The developers of the awesome “dodge ‘em all” series Tilt To Live and the free-to-play strategy game Outwitters are at it again.  This time they’re taking on the galaxy with Space Food Truck, a quirky combination of Star Trek and Diner Rush.  Okay, it’s really not like either of those things, but I bet that got your attention.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, it to scour the galaxy for the perfect ingredients to make the best dishes to serve all your clients.  It will take the combined efforts of all four of your crew members, which can conveniently be controlled by multiple players.  You can play the game solo, but the optimal configuration is to have one person control each crew member.  The game is conceptually complete, but the good folks at One Man Left Studios are coming to Kickstarter for your help.20150721-sft-2

So what’s the money for?  Here’s a list of some of the things the developers wish to achieve:

  • Online play, include asynchronous play when you can’t finish a game in one sitting
  • 38 unique events to rock your world
  • An infinite variety of recipes
  • Professional voice actors

There’s plenty more as well, but frankly they do a much better job of explaining it than me.  Go check out their Kickstarter page here: Space Food Truck on Kickstarter.  In the mean time, you can also peruse their current iOS offerings: One Man Left on the App Store.

Note that this will initially be a desktop based game, but they have recently announced a mobile release as well.  Let’s make sure they decide to take the game that far.

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Guardian Sword in Review – Match 3 / RPG And So Much More http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/19/guardian-sword-in-review-match-3-rpg-and-so-much-more/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/19/guardian-sword-in-review-match-3-rpg-and-so-much-more/#comments Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:34:21 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74595 I’ve always made the assertion that there’s room for one more match 3 hybrid on my device as long as the game keeps me entertained.  Guardian Sword has done so much more than that so far – it has become an addiction.  Rather than just mindlessly slogging through battle after battle this game actually has … Read more]]>

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I’ve always made the assertion that there’s room for one more match 3 hybrid on my device as long as the game keeps me entertained.  Guardian Sword has done so much more than that so far – it has become an addiction.  Rather than just mindlessly slogging through battle after battle this game actually has a story, items for you to collect and use, and multiple paths to pursue.  The characters and bosses are cool, and even the combat is handled differently than most games of this style that I’ve played.  I wasn’t at the point of being burned out on the match 3 / RPG mash-up yet, but even if I had this game would have sucked me right back into it.

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You play an adventurer named Guts that is on a quest for a weapon known as the Guardian Sword.  Of course whether or not he plans on using it for good is the question this story is hopefully going to tell.  Along the way you’ll meet some interesting characters, tangle with diverse minions and take on some powerful bosses.  You’ll also have to explore tunnels, unlock gates and flip switches almost like you were playing a Zelda game.  Then there are skills you can acquire, special tiles you can collect to aid you in your match 3 battles, and ancient relics that have awesome abilities like turning you into an owl to get over uncrossable gaps.  This game has almost as much to do on the map screen as it does in combat, which makes it more in depth than most of its peers.

Each minion battle sees you taking on 3 bad guys, while the boss battles are one on one against some of the toughest hombres in the land.  The match 3 mechanic has you dragging your finger across as many of the same tiles in a row as you can.  Your main weapons are a sword for melee damage and a crossbow for long range torture, and once you finally get magic you’ll trigger that by making matches with the mana tiles.  Any special tiles you’ve discovered will be used when you match them with their corresponding color tiles on the board, though you can only take four of them into battle at any given time.  The same applies to skills, though those are triggered by hand simply by tapping on the icon for the skill.  Each skill requires a certain amount of mana and has a cooling down period before it can be used again, and for the most part they take the place of making a match.

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Battles earn you experience, coins and sometimes an item as well.  Items will be things like healing potions or anti-stun herbs that can be used during battle.  Coins are used to buy additional items or upgrade your weapons and armor.  You’ll also collect gems which can be used to forge your equipment into even stronger equipment or to continue if you’ve been defeated in battle.  Finally you have skill points which can be used to build up certain aspects of your character.  There’s a lot to collect and customize which gives you the opportunity to experiment in how you’ll play the game.  One other great feature is the ability to have a teammate.  Teammates will join you at various points in the story and will level up as you use them.  On the plus side they do their thing automatically, but you can only have one “equipped” at a time.

The visuals in Guardian Sword are really cool.  The maps look good, the characters are well drawn and the animation is pretty slick.  The sound effects are decent for the most part.  It would be nice if the different creatures actually made unique noises to compliment their differing designs.  The music is nice enough to listen to, and each area has its own track to listen to.

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There are plenty of match 3 / RPG hybrids out there, with one or two popping up seemingly every day.  Because of that, it takes something special in the genre to get noticed any more, and Guardian Sword is just such a game.  The combination of skills, special tiles and teammates that you can have is enormous, and when you through in several different stats you can update the depth for this type of game is incredible.  The graphics are great, and story is actually humorous at times.  As a whole this is certainly one of the best recent releases in the mash up genre, if not one of the top released so far.

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App Summary
Title: Guardian Sword Developer: Picsoft Studio
Reviewed Ver: 1.1 Min OS Req:  iOS 5.1.1
Price: Free App Size: 119.10MB
  • In depth skill / special tile / teammate system
  • Lots to do on the map besides match 3 combat
  • Actually has a story
  • Great graphics
  • Nothing significant

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Update: Streetfood Tycoon from Kuyi Mobile better than ever http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/13/update-streetfood-tycoon-from-kuyi-mobile-better-than-ever/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/13/update-streetfood-tycoon-from-kuyi-mobile-better-than-ever/#comments Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:32:29 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74591 Streetfood Tycoon was always one of my favorite street vendor time management games, but leave it to Kuyi Mobile to feel like they need to make it even better.  There was already plenty to serve, tons of fun customers and lots of goals to meet.  This time around they’ve decided to tackle pop culture, new … Read more]]>

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Streetfood Tycoon was always one of my favorite street vendor time management games, but leave it to Kuyi Mobile to feel like they need to make it even better.  There was already plenty to serve, tons of fun customers and lots of goals to meet.  This time around they’ve decided to tackle pop culture, new challenges and even pay homage to their homeland.

  • Daily Challenges – come back day after day to unlock new items and upgrades for your cart
  • Like spoofs?  Meet Jun Snow from Game of Throngs, Steep Curry from Warriorz (a spoof of their own game Warriors of Nom Nom), and more…
  • If you’re from the Philippines you might recognize local favorites like Red Star, Monty and others… and if you’re not get busy looking them up

This is one of those free-to-play games that you actually can complete without spending any IAP (I have), but if you download and like it toss the devs a couple of bucks anyway.

Streetfood Tycoon Kuyi Mobile, Streetfood Tycoon – Free

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You Wanna Make Games? Sure You Do… http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/11/you-wanna-make-games-sure-you-do/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/11/you-wanna-make-games-sure-you-do/#comments Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:31:04 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74584 You’ve been playing games for years, but the truth is you secretly want to actually make them.  The problem is, you don’t know where to start.  Maybe Humble Bundle can help you out.  They are currently offering a game making bundle that comes with a wide assortment of tools for making games and some demos … Read more]]>

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You’ve been playing games for years, but the truth is you secretly want to actually make them.  The problem is, you don’t know where to start.  Maybe Humble Bundle can help you out.  They are currently offering a game making bundle that comes with a wide assortment of tools for making games and some demos of what can be made with those tools.  For a complete list of what comes with the bundle you can check out the official page here: Humble Game Making Bundle (and yes, I’ve already bought mine).  In the mean time, here’s a partial list of what you can get, depending on what you’re willing to pay…
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Stencyl: 1 year license
RPG Maker VX Ace Deluxe Edition
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Maybe you’re more of a modder at heart.  You’ve possibly even been itching to try your hand at the Unity 3D engine but didn’t want to start something from scratch.  Mad Finger Games has been kind enough to take modding to a whole new level by supplying users with the entire project chain for their multiplayer arena game Shadowgun: DeadZone.  You can download the game on the App Store to see how it plays, then head on over to the Unity Assets store and grab the entire codebase as well as all the assets for free.  Add new weapons, characters, levels… even new game mechanics if you’d like.  Be the master of your own FPS destiny.

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While the Shadowgun DeadZone Game Master’s Kit might not be helpful with this, the Humble Game Making Bundle has been launched in conjunction with the second annual Indie Game Making Contest.  Not only can the tools in the bundle be used to help you make an entry for this contest, but sales of the bundle directly affect the resulting prizes that will be offered for contest winners.  Get coding and good luck!

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Game of Dragons HD in Review – Certainly No Game Of Thrones http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/10/game-of-dragons-hd-in-review-certainly-no-game-of-thrones/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/10/game-of-dragons-hd-in-review-certainly-no-game-of-thrones/#comments Fri, 10 Jul 2015 22:36:30 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74574 I always say that even a company with an overflowing catalog of high quality games will end up with some that don’t quite live up to the standards you’d expect.  G5 Entertainment is one such company, and Game Of Dragons HD is one of those games.  The game is not terrible mind you, but it … Read more]]>

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I always say that even a company with an overflowing catalog of high quality games will end up with some that don’t quite live up to the standards you’d expect.  G5 Entertainment is one such company, and Game Of Dragons HD is one of those games.  The game is not terrible mind you, but it is pretty mediocre, and in a genre that’s saturated with lots of fun games that’s not a good place to be.

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The game starts out like too many where a stranger that seems to know all about you gives you a magical trinket and warns you of things to come.  Then you get whisked away to a land that you never knew existed but is a huge part of your life, and you suddenly have to save both this new found world and your own.  If you love fantasy than there’s probably nothing here you haven’t heard or read before, and the characters frankly aren’t really interesting enough to put much stock into.  One of the key components of a successful adventure game is engaging the user in the story, and for me it just wasn’t happening with Game Of Dragons.

Game play itself is broken down into the standard 3 components: hidden object searches, puzzles that require you to use items you find along the way, and mini-games that generally act as a complex key to unlocking an additional area of the game.  While you fortunately never had to play the same hidden object scene twice, there still seemed to be a lot of those areas given the relatively small scope of the game.  On the plus side it was nice to see hidden object scenes often result in finding more than one inventory item, but on the flip side there were several times where it was more expedient to just vigorously tap the screen then actually search out the items you needed.  The object based puzzles where decent, and I appreciated the fact that you could actually merge inventory items, which is something not too many games take advantage of.  The mini games were nice in that they weren’t too taxing and there was never a need to skip them (unless you didn’t like them), but for the most part some random tapping or dragging was enough to solve them, rather than needing to actually think about how to solve them.

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You can have multiple save slots so more than one person can play at the same time, and there are also two difficulty modes, but I’m not really sure that it’s worth playing a second time through, especially if you play the more difficult mode the first time.  The game offers several achievements, and while I don’t normally care about such things in this type of game I was almost excited when I thought I was going to have them all.  Unfortunately I missed it by two achievements, and I really didn’t have the desire to go back and correct the situation.  There’s also some bonus material, but instead of additional game play it’s basically art that you can use as wallpaper.  I tried using one of the images for my lock screen but apparently it didn’t save at the appropriate resolution for my iPad 2 and the image ended up being cropped.

Like the rest of the game, the visuals are serviceable but not great.  While the detail is decent enough the colors often seem a bit muddy, and it can be hard to tell what some things are, both in the backgrounds of regular scenes as well as in general on hidden object scenes.  The renderings of the different characters aren’t that great either, and the baby dragons look more like they belong in a kids’ game than an epic tale of betrayal and victory.  The sound effects work pretty well, though sadly there are no voiceovers, and the music is decent at first but tends to get repetitive.  At least there seems to be a different tune for each area.

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Game Of Dragons is certainly not the worst hidden object adventure that I’ve played, but I’m not going to downplay it: this is near the bottom of the list in terms of G5 releases that I’ve reviewed over the years.  The story is stale, the aesthetics are lackluster and the game play just kind of trudges along.  If you’ve extinguished all of G5’s AAA titles then you might want to plow through this one, otherwise I’d strongly suggest checking out some of my other reviews to find out which G5 games really shine through the pack.

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App Summary
Title: Game of Dragons HD Developer: G5 Entertainment
Reviewed Ver: 1.0 Min OS Req:  iOS 6.0
Price: Free App Size: 603.29MB
  • Not the worst hidden object game I’ve played
  • No repetition of hidden object scenes
  • Some game mechanics were used that don’t show up enough in adventure games
  • Story wasn’t engaging
  • Mini-games didn’t provide any challenge
  • Visuals weren’t up to G5′s high standards
  • Music got boring rather quickly
  • No voiceovers

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Air Race Speed in Review – No Opponents But Still A Blast http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/08/air-race-speed-in-review-no-opponents-but-still-a-blast/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/08/air-race-speed-in-review-no-opponents-but-still-a-blast/#comments Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:16:08 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74568 Typically I’m not a big fan of racing games that don’t have bullets flying and power ups galore, and it’s even less likely that I’ll play such a game when there are no opponents to be found.  There are certainly exceptions to the rule, however, and Air Race Speed has become one of them.  Despite … Read more]]>

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Typically I’m not a big fan of racing games that don’t have bullets flying and power ups galore, and it’s even less likely that I’ll play such a game when there are no opponents to be found.  There are certainly exceptions to the rule, however, and Air Race Speed has become one of them.  Despite often being frustrating, what makes this shine are the tracks, and with 36 of them it should take you a while before you’ve either mastered them or gotten bored.  It might not have all the bells and whistles like ammunition or car upgrades, but it manages to get the adrenaline pumping, and that’s the best thing that can be said for a racing game in my opinion.

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The goal of Air Race Speed is simple: get the best time you can in each of the 36 different tracks the game provides.  Sounds easy enough, but I guarantee the tracks will do everything in their power to make sure you don’t complete your mission.  Every track is full of twists and turns, and many of them have mini-mazes, which I personally despise mainly because I can’t navigate them quickly and I can never remember the short path to take through them.  Thankfully no matter how often you crash you can simply continue to try and beat the track.  The problem is that every time you crash you’ll be taken back to the last checkpoint you cleared, AND 3 seconds will be added to the clock in addition to the time you’ll have to make up flying part of the course over again.  3 seconds doesn’t sound like a lot, but when your ranking is based solely on time every second matters.

To control your craft you just tilt the device, and if you want to go faster you can hit the boost button.  Boost is unlimited, but sometimes you might find it too difficult to navigate a particular area if you continually depress the boost button.  On the other hand, if you avoid it in hopes of having much better control of your device, you could have issues making the times necessary to earn more stars.  There is a calibrate option though it doesn’t really seem to do much, and other than deciding to use the boost or not there are no sensitivity options that I’m aware of.

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There are currently 3 tiers of tracks as well as several bonus levels.  Each track carries a 3 star ranking based on time, and unlike many similar games you can definitely complete a course without earning any stars.  This is okay to unlock additional tracks, but if you want to earn better ships you need to get as many stars as you can.  The last level of each tier is endless, and instead of ranking based on time you rank based on total distance travelled in one run.  You get three lives on these levels, but it appears that only your highest distance of the three is used instead of a sum of the runs.  On the bonus levels, not only are you ranked on time, but in order to successfully complete each level you must fly through all the rings on that level.  There are 40 achievements to earn, and there is actually an individual leaderboard for every single course in the game.

The visuals are just as amazing as the track designs themselves.  I was flying through one of the most recent ones I unlocked and there were scorpions floating in some of the tubes!  Of course you have to be careful because if you spend too much time admiring the scenery you’re bound to crash.  Even the ships look really good, though I wouldn’t say there is anything overly exciting about their designs.  The sound effects are pretty much limited to crashing and the sound of pillars smashing together every once in a while.  A little more ambient noise might have been nice.  The music is decent for what it is, but however you’d describe the style doesn’t really suit me, so I keep it on more so that I can have noise than anything else.

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I like racing games, but typically the ones that attract my attention let me blow things up or lay down some cool power ups.  Air Race Speed is definitely an exception to that rule, and despite having no one to race against in the game I find myself easily hooked every time I launch it.  The visuals are top notch, the tracks are varied and sport some excellent design, and the three star ranking system gives you reason to keep coming back for more.  If I can’t destroy stuff while I’m zipping along the track, this is the next best thing.

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App Summary
Title: Air Race Speed Developer: QubicGames
Reviewed Ver: 1.1 Min OS Req:  iOS 6.0
Price: $2.99 App Size: 245.03MB
  • Lots of well designed tracks
  • Plenty of achievements and leaderboards
  • Excellent visuals
  • Good music if you like the style
  • No way to really tweak the controls
  • Nothing to race against or blow up
  • Lackluster sound effects

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Triangulae in Review – Don’t worry, there’s no math involved http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/03/triangulae-in-review-dont-worry-theres-no-math-involved/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/03/triangulae-in-review-dont-worry-theres-no-math-involved/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:41:40 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74560 Triangulae is a puzzle game that seems to be following this delightful new trend of not being a 2048 clone or physics puzzler or “insert your favorite popular puzzle genre here”.  In fact, I’m pleased to say that I don’t think I’ve played anything quite like it before.  It’s got all the bases covered with … Read more]]>

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Triangulae is a puzzle game that seems to be following this delightful new trend of not being a 2048 clone or physics puzzler or “insert your favorite popular puzzle genre here”.  In fact, I’m pleased to say that I don’t think I’ve played anything quite like it before.  It’s got all the bases covered with three different game play modes for different types of players, the mechanics are simple to master while the game itself isn’t, and there’s enough challenge to satisfy most typical gamers.  Puzzle gamers, prepare to add another gem into your collection.

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If you adhere to the “easy to learn, difficult to master” mantra of game playing, Triangulae is right up your alley.  The playing field is a grid full of tiles, each one containing a triangle.  Your job is to slide the tiles around until you fill a square with four triangles, one pointing in each of four directions.  You can slide a tile at any time regardless of whether it has one, two or three triangles in it, so you don’t just have to move the solo triangles.

Triangulae has 3 different game play modes.  In Classic mode you keep playing until you’ve exhausted all possible moves.  Every time you fill up a square it gets cleared and replaced with a single triangle, and for every ten squares you fill you lose one spot on the board.  Occasionally a tile will be highlighted, and if you fill that tile expediently you’ll receive a power up (or possibly down) that seems to last until you advance to the next level.  Timed mode is Classic mode with the power ups and loss of spots replaced by a 60 second timer.  Finally you have Persistence mode where you have to fill in as many of the 16 spots on the board as you can, but once you’ve filled a spot it you can’t get rid of it or move it.  Thankfully you always know what piece is coming up next, so the game can be as strategic as you want it to be – although the timer in Timed mode might prohibit that a bit if you’re like me and don’t think quickly.

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You score for filling up a tile, you score bonus points if you can complete multiple tiles consecutively without a non-completion move in between, and you also score extra points in Classic and Timed modes if all four triangles in a tile are the same color.  Unfortunately, while each game play mode has its own highscore table, it’s all local rankings only.  That’s the game’s biggest drawback.  It would be nice if the scores could be placed on some social network like Game Center or Facebook so you could compare yourself to other players.  It doesn’t really diminish the fun of the game at all, but it robs you of your ability to brag… or be humiliated.

The visuals have that iOS 8 “minimalist” look that many developers like to flaunt, but in this case it looks quite nice.  There isn’t much in terms of bells and whistles where the graphics are concerned, but they do fill the screen with triangle confetti when the game is over and as you complete squares faces will appear on each of the triangles.  The sound effects are okay, but certainly nothing memorable, and while I really like the music, it would be nice if there was more than one track to listen to.

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If you’re a puzzle game fan that’s look for something out of the norm, look no further.  Triangulae is a simple to play yet challenging game that breaks away from the pack to provide a unique gaming experience.  You won’t find any fancy 3D visuals or orchestral soundtracks here, but then you don’t really need them either.  Welcome to a new generation of mobile puzzle gaming.

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Title: Triangulae Developer: Ricardo Fonseca
Reviewed Ver: 1.0.3 Min OS Req:  iOS 7.1
Price: $1.99 App Size: 10.74MB
  • Unique game play
  • 3 different game styles for different types of players
  • Slick, minimalistic visuals
  • Nice music
  • No social integration
  • Needs some variety in the soundtrack

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Looking for a bargain for the 4th? How about 10 Tons of them? http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/02/looking-for-a-bargain-for-the-4th-how-about-10-tons-of-them/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/07/02/looking-for-a-bargain-for-the-4th-how-about-10-tons-of-them/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:57:21 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74552 Are you interested in finding some entertaining games to help kill some time over the 4th of July weekend?  10tons Ltd. is happy to oblige by putting all of its iOS games on sale.  This includes the great marble popper series Sparkle, wonderful matching games like the Azkend series and Heroes Of Kalevala, and quirky … Read more]]>

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Are you interested in finding some entertaining games to help kill some time over the 4th of July weekend?  10tons Ltd. is happy to oblige by putting all of its iOS games on sale.  This includes the great marble popper series Sparkle, wonderful matching games like the Azkend series and Heroes Of Kalevala, and quirky puzzle fare like King Oddball.  For a full list of games check out their iTunes page here: 10tons on iTunes

And here’s what TouchMyApps has to say about some of their titles:
Sparkle 2 Review
King Oddball Review
Azkend 2 HD Review
Heroes of Kalevala Review
Abundante! Review
Boom Brigade Review

Finally, if you still manage to sit down to your PC and play a game every once in a while, check out these Steam Greenlight projects:
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10 App Store Games To Watch [6/30/15] http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/06/30/10-app-store-games-to-watch-63015/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/06/30/10-app-store-games-to-watch-63015/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:01:04 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74538 What do Stan Lee, Alexey Pajitnov (you know, the Tetris guy), and 8 other creators have in common? They’re all on the list this week. Stan Lee has already given us so many cool Superhero based properties in one medium or another, and with Stan Lee’s Hero Command he just keeps on giving. You take … Read more]]>

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What do Stan Lee, Alexey Pajitnov (you know, the Tetris guy), and 8 other creators have in common? They’re all on the list this week. Stan Lee has already given us so many cool Superhero based properties in one medium or another, and with Stan Lee’s Hero Command he just keeps on giving. You take control of one of three (or technically 4, since one choice is twins) new characters and make your way through several missions that come straight from the cheesy and loveable imagination of one of the industry’s greats. Multicross, on the other hand, is the next evolution of Tetris, which so many before have claimed to already have developed. It figures that it would take the man behind the original to create this next great addiction.

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Stan Lee’s Hero Command [3/18/15] – Excelsior! I was so relieved when I started playing this to find out it was a good old action game instead of what I was expecting, which was FarmVille with superheroes. Anyway, you start out by recruiting one of three heroes using shield points, and then you take them on a variety of missions including item collection, defeating all the enemies and even guiding the wondrous Stan Lee himself to safety. In fact, from what I’ve played so far there’s even been a mission where you control Stan Lee and try to get him through the level without being detected by the bad guys. As you complete missions you’ll earn orbs which can be used to upgrade your heroes. By completing daily missions and certain other milestones you can also earn some shield points which are used to unlock new heroes or buy mass quantities of orbs. Shield points are a bit trickier to come by, however, though you’re certainly welcome to spend some dough to get them via IAP. This is just the kind of adventure you’d expect from the man who helped build the Marvel empire and it is one more step in the right direction for comic book based games.

Stan Lee's Hero Command F84 Games, Stan Lee’s Hero Command – Free

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Mini Jump [6/17/15] – Yeah, this is just another one of those one button “jump as high as you can” games. You start with a cool block ninja, and for every 100 coins you collect you’ll be able to unlock a new random block character. There are 43 in all, and while they don’t blatantly label them in groups, there are hidden divisions of characters that each has their own background theme and music. Some of them, like the queen I just unlocked, are even holding items (in this case a torch). I believe you can even unlock specific characters of your choosing via IAP, though anything App Store related on my device takes so long to load that I’ve never been patient enough to let the character selection screen fully refresh. There is only one leaderboard and no achievements at the moment, but like most casual games of this nature you can post your accomplishments – high score or character unlocks – to social media like Facebook or Twitter. There’s not a whole lot to Mini Jump, yet every time I load it up I find myself getting lost in the notion of collecting enough coins to unlock the next character.

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Godspeed Commander [4/29/15] – Finally, someone does something a bit different for a match 3 hybrid. This game takes place in space, and as the commander of a ship you are trying to make a name for yourself. Tour the galaxy collecting bounties for your conquests then use your gains to hire additional crew, upgrade your ship or tailor your weaponry more to your needs. When you think you’ve had enough of the computer AI you can take on real opponents for even more gain or more embarrassing defeats. As you win matches against the “real” world your online ranking goes up, which is the basis for the game’s leaderboard. If you loose you’ll still earn some experience and the game will go on, but you won’t earn any cash. Keep in mind, though, that a loss could also result in the permanent destruction of some equipment or the loss of a crew member. This doesn’t always happen, but make sure you don’t spend all of your loot making your avatar look pretty so that when it does you can replace what you’ve lost. The single player mode gets fun and challenging once you move past the first ship, but I really encourage you to try online mode, even if you don’t normally care for online play. There’s no direct IMing or anything, and it’s more satisfying both in terms of financial gain and being able to climb the ranks.

Godspeed Commander Nah-Meen Studios LLC, Godspeed Commander – Free

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Multicross [5/17/15] – People are always claiming to have invented the next evolution of Tetris, a game that probably ranks as one of the first high profile “easy to play, hard to master” type casual games. Now Multicross comes along and proves that sometimes it takes the creator of the original to take a game to the next level. The pieces may have been ripped from the game about falling blocks, but instead of dropping from the sky they sit at the bottom of the screen until you drag them into the playing area. As soon as you create one or more complete rows or columns those lines will be cleared, and if you create a complete row and column at the same time you’ll wipe out the entire board and get some bonus points. That’s really all there is to it, and yet even without multiple game modes or any “extras” the game is quite compelling. There is one leaderboard, but plan on basically worrying about beating your own score or challenging a friend since the top player somehow managed to score 38 million points. The game is quite enjoyable even without that lofty goal.

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Astro Run – Endless Fun [11/20/14] – Other than the fact that you’re trying to rescue a cow, Astro Run is a pretty typical endless flyer. I still find it quite enjoyable every time I load it up, however, and I’ll admit to spending far more time with it than I probably should. Your main objectives are to dodge everything that’s harmful and collect as many stars as you can, because you will most likely never see that precious cow again. There are also letters to collect, and spelling out a word launches you ahead for a nice boost in your total fly distance for that run. Occasionally a mission will require you to gather astronauts, but you’ll only see these guys for that reason. You also have to collect a power up for the first time before you can use it. Sadly you do have to pay for the power ups at the beginning of each flight, but that should just encourage you to collect more stars. Stars can also be used to upgrade your ship, alter aspects of the game such as having less asteroids, or even give you the ability to add designs, decals or simply change the color of your ship. As mentioned there are missions to complete, but at this point there is no social network integration. If you can’t get enough of simple, addictive endless level games, Astro Run is a great choice to add to your collection.

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Shipwrecked Shambles [5/14/15] – This is a clever variation on one of those games where you have to take a bunch of shapes and make them all fit nicely into one large area. In this case the area is always square or rectangular in shape, and the pieces are comprised of two or three tiles in line, corner or L shapes. The game has a cool pirate theme to it, and to add a little complexity to the proceedings water creatures must go on water tiles on the board, while land creatures always sit on the docks. If there’s junk floating in the water you have to be sure to put a clear tile over that. The game is comprised of four worlds, each with 27 levels. As you complete a level you can earn between 1 to 3 skulls depending on how quickly you get it done, and new worlds will be unlocked once you earn a certain number of skulls. I do wish there was a bit more variation in mechanics as you explore new worlds, but the base game play is solid and the visuals are well drawn and nicely animated.

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Nom Chops [5/13/15] – I wasn’t sure I wanted to include this one, because there really isn’t much of a game here. While I’ve covered such minimalist things before, I figured I’d have to spend more time talking about not including it than what the game was about. But, in the end I decided to throw Nom Chops in the list, mostly because I love the artwork. It reminds me of my childhood when I’d watch these live action shows that would have segments where someone would seemingly draw something by hand out of the blue and then it would be miraculously animated. It’s a bit rough around the edges, but that’s what gives it the authentic hand drawn feel in the first place. The game itself is simple: hold the screen to make the nom eat, and let go so the nom will close its mouth and not consume the pepper bombs. For each consecutive slime you consume you build up a combo, and while missing slime doesn’t hurt you it will reset that combo. Three pepper bombs, on the other hand, and it’s game over. There are two leaderboards, one for high score and one for max combo, as well as 8 Game Center achievements to earn. You can even acquire Lootsie points, which apparently can be used to “purchase” discounts on real world goods and services.

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Symbol Quest: Riddle Challenge [5/25/15] – This is an interesting take on the whole “guess the symbol” type of game. You start with a blank slate and get to draw five lines across the playing field, revealing parts of the symbol as you go along. You then have to guess what the symbol is using the letters you are given and the empty squares that are below the drawing area. For each one you get right you earn five coins. You can use those coins to give yourself additional lines to draw with or to get rid of some of the excess letters. You can also reach out to your Facebook friends by posting the symbol as a picture and asking for suggestions on letters to use. The iTunes description says there is an endless amount of riddles available, and while I don’t believe the supply is truly limitless, the design of the game certainly would allow for new puzzles to be added rather easily. Symbol Quest is a relaxing little game that should run well on most devices, even older ones, and give you a chance to exercise your brain without working your blood pressure or twitchy finger.

Symbol Quest: Riddle Challenge RedOrb Games, Symbol Quest: Riddle Challenge – Free

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BeatDefense – Music, Rhythm, and Missiles [2/25/15] – I feel like there should be an “oh my” in the title somewhere, but a good game is a good game. This one is sort of like a modern day missile command with a much welcomed touch screen interface and dancing buildings to boot. Don’t let the musically inclined structures distract you, though, because the missiles are just as deadly as they were in the old days. Your job is to tap them out of existence before they make contact with the buildings and end your potentially short career as a military advisor. More important than ignoring the jiving towers, though, is trying not to get too caught up in the beat. While it’s true that you can use that somewhat as a judge of when to tap, it becomes increasingly less useful in the later levels. There’s definitely a nice progression of difficulty as well – the first couple of levels were relatively benign, the third level bested me after I put up a good fight, and skipping to level 8 I was done in just a few seconds. There currently are only 8 levels, but for a free download it’s certainly worth your time.

BeatDefense - Music, Rhythm, and Missiles 16 Escalones Producciones, BeatDefense – Music, Rhythm, and Missiles – Free

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Warriors of Nom Nom [6/3/15] – I don’t normally go for games where the main activity is mindlessly tapping the screen, and I still haven’t really taken the plunge to becoming a full fledged online junkie. In this case, however, the combination actually manages to work for me. Warriors of Nom Nom is an online food eating competition where you simulate wolfing down the main course by tapping it into oblivion. The question is whether or not you can tap faster than your opponent. You can actually practice against computer AI, but the real fun comes in challenging an opponent from somewhere around the world. Take on a friend by entering their user name and an invite code, or let the computer match you up with a random opponent that’s at a similar ranking to you. There are five characters to choose from, each with their own special skills. You can also acquire up to 36 different cards with various bonuses on them, and depending on which character you choose you can take a certain number of them into battle with you. There’s not necessarily a whole lot of depth to this game, but if you’re going to mindlessly tap the screen anyway, might as well have some fun doing it.

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Well that wraps up another edition of games to watch on the App Store. As always, if there’s something you’ve played recently that you feel should be part of this list, please leave a reply to this post. Previous weekly installments of our App Store Games Roundup:

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Got Goldfish in Trouble? Now Get Some Extras With A Promo Code… http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/06/26/got-goldfish-in-trouble-now-get-some-extras-with-a-promo-code/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2015/06/26/got-goldfish-in-trouble-now-get-some-extras-with-a-promo-code/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:25:02 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=74533 Hey, did you happen to check out Goldfish in Trouble based on my recommendation from 10 App Store Games To Watch [6/14/15] (note that it was called BUBBLA back when I wrote this)?  If not but you were intending to do so, or even if you already have, here’s some incentive to play it (some … Read more]]>

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Hey, did you happen to check out Goldfish in Trouble based on my recommendation from 10 App Store Games To Watch [6/14/15] (note that it was called BUBBLA back when I wrote this)?  If not but you were intending to do so, or even if you already have, here’s some incentive to play it (some more).  The developers were kind enough to provide me with a promo code that will enable all skins from the onset, provide you with 500 gold coins, and get rid of those pesky ads.  You’ll find the code at the bottom of this post, and here’s how to apply it:

  1. In the Main Menu, there is a yellow fish.
  2. Tap on the fish quickly multiple times!
  3. A pop-up window will be shown for entering the coupon code
  4. After entering the correct code, content of the coupon will be unlocked

Just in case that’s not working for you, check out this instructional image.

Now, here’s the code: tmap042prm

Enjoy, and be sure to drop the developer a note thanking them for the code.  By the way, while this is first come first serve, it will work for 20 users.  Get tapping!

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