10 New App Store Games To Watch [July 9 – 15]


The Rovio masses can rejoice, because the developer that created an empire apparently can do something besides disgruntled fowl.  Their latest offering is a game called Amazing Alex, and it takes the concept of The Incredible Machine to the next level.  Besides offering many prebuilt levels with the promise of more to come, it offers players a level editor to create and share their own masterpieces.  If you’re itching to stretch your trigger finger you might try Metal Slug 3, the pixel perfect iOS port of a Neo Geo legend.  Save some disheveled hostages, drive lots of cool vehicles, and join a friend for some Bluetooth co-op play.  If you’re more of the adventurous type Avenue Flo could be right up your alley.  This latest Diner Town offering from Play First ditches the time management pretense and lets you see familiar characters in a whole new way as you help Flo make sure a big wedding doesn’t turn into an even bigger disaster.  Are you listening, Larry King?

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Rovio’s Amazing Alex arrives on iOS

With a billion Angry Birds downloads under Rovio Entertainment’s belt, the Finnish developer has released their first non-bird-slinging game on the App Store: Amazing Alex. Sure enough, it’s another physics puzzler, but this time with an Incredible Machine-style twist.

Meet Amazing Alex! This whiz kid has a boundless imagination and a houseful of fun toys that can turn anything into an adventure!

From cleaning up his room to battling cardboard robots in his backyard, Alex creates amazing chain reactions to get the job done with the maximum amount of fun! Now he has some challenges for you — and he wants to see the most creative solutions YOU can create!

Amazing Alex features 100 challenging levels across 4 locations and you can bet Rovio will be providing free updates in the future with even more levels. Best of all, players can create their own with 35 interactive objects and share them online with other gamers. The iPhone version of the game goes for $0.99, while the HD version for the iPad sells for $2.99. Check out the launch trailer after the break.

Amazing Alex Rovio, Amazing Alex – $0.99
Amazing Alex HD Rovio, Amazing Alex HD – $2.99

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