There’s an app for that: First Aid training on the go with PocketCPR

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A vast section of the App Store is dedicated to personal health: apps for malignant mole detection, for the monitoring of body weight fit, etc.; each fitting snugly alongside hundreds of their brethren. And in that group is the first aid group which includes demonstrations, videos, and how-to’s. Only one of that number, however, lets you administer CPR to your iDevice. PocketCPR either coaches or recuses your CPR efforts by detecting your methods with the inbuilt-accelerometer and some lovely programming.

If you get strange looks while pile-driving your iPhone, say that you are practicing medicine: when an emergency calls, you alone may be fit enough to lend a helping hand. NOTE: PocketCPR hasn’t been ratified by the U.S. FDA.

Bio-Detek Inc., PocketCPR, 9.99$, 1.7 MB
PocketCPR

App Description and screenshots after the gap.

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Who Ate All The Flies? Arachnadoodle – preying soon at the App Store

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It’s pretty crazy how many games are stringing up for a holiday season which promises to be quite a sticky web of delight. Connect2Media (C2M) who have dazzled TMA with games like Go Go Rescue Squad are brewing another something something for eager shoppers, and if it ends up to be anything like its predecessors, C2M may just have a hit handy. Look for it soon now.

Connect2Media, Arachnadoodle, 0.99$, 10.6 MB
Arachnadoodle

Press goodies and screenshots after the gap.

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Chronicles of Inotia: A Wanderer of Luone meandering to the App Store

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Chronicles of Inotia was a great game at its debut and remains a benchmark among anime RPGs for the iDevice. This Christmas, its sequel, A Wanderer of Luone, will open with a number of competitive key features including: 5 classes, party system, look system, and semi-networking.

Screenshots and more details after the gap. Look for our review of the A Wanderer of Luone after release and till then, keep up to date on App Store RPGs:

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The Granny Coder – Gelex dev proves it ain’t too late to create

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Unless you are trying to make the last train home, it is never too late to start. The Granny Coder, a 78 year-old grandmother from Czech is proving this very maxim in the creation of a new arcade physics puzzle-game, Gelex. Years ago, she studied the programming languages C and C++, for an IT stint, but now, retired and battling increased free-time, she has picked up iPhone programming. Gelex has even better news: Handjoy are scheming to debut it at reduced price, or in the case that enough people shout and stamp about it on internet, it will be introduced for free in a few weeks.

By the way, “I want Gelex for free!”

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Ace Combat Xi Skies of Incursion within striking distance of App Store debut

Flight combat fans get ready, Namco’s port of the critically acclaimed Ace Combat: Skies of Deception is approaching at mach speed and headed for an explosive landing (?) in App Store territory this winter. Appbank have taken a look at a development version whose pristine graphics according to some, eclipse the PSP version. It will sport accelerometer/touch controls, loads of explosions, and anime.

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Claws-on Preview: Imp or Oaf?

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Many people were hoping that the first game to come out from Gilded Skull Games would be Galactic Keep, an impressive looking pen-and-paper RPG emulator. But that game is still in development, and in the meantime, they’ll be releasing their first game called Imp or Oaf?. I got the chance to sit down with the beta version of this game, and played it on and off with my 5-year-old son, and I’m here to give you my impressions.

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Hands on Preview: Moonga

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I was given the opportunity to take a look at the beta version of Moonga, a Customizable Card Game coming soon to the App Store. I do feel like one of the few people who’s never really gotten into the whole CCG scene, but this one looked like a nice simple CCG to ease myself into. I liked the fantasy style art, so I was immediately drawn in to this easy to play game.

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Dracula: Path of the Dragon – Chillingo’s dark new adventure

PR-dracula-path-of-the-dragon5Chillingo are on a Vampire kick and though Origins is yet to debut, another game, Dracula: Path of the Dragon lustily awaits the fall (hint) of night engorge on App Store adventure fans. Path of the Dragon is a port of the intricate (and hardcore) point and click PC adventure of the same name and promises to be a complex and dark exploration of the occult, so get your blood-soaked, hex-marked thinking caps on for its autumn release.

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Rally Master Pro debut – time to get muddy

Race fans, Fishlabs’ Rally Master Pro 3D has just been released! If you like punk rock, mud, head banging, and racing, this may just be your title. It features a large selection of tracks with varied terrain, weather, and damage modelling. In case you have forgotten, Fishlabs are the innovative minds behind Galaxy on Fire.

Fishlabs, Rally Master Pro, 6.99$, 31.7 MB
Rally Master Pro 3D (US)

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