Burn The City in Review – Think Physics Game Meets Rampage

Hey look, another physics game with a cute protagonist.  It doesn’t take long before you realize that Burn The City is a far cry from your Angry Birds or Cut The Rope, however (the name should be the first clue).  This game is just as amusing as those other offerings, and sometimes a bit more satisfying.  Unfortunately it has a couple of quirks that keep it from being top notch: the scoring system is way out of whack, and the second scenario has been “coming soon” ever since I got the game. Continue reading…

10 New App Store Games To Watch [June 27 - July 3]

This week’s new releases include pseudo-sequels, electronic versions of non-existent board games, and familiar games with new names.  Street Fighter IV Volt sounds more like a repackaged update than a true sequel, but it does sport the one thing that most users were clamoring for – WiFi multiplayer fights.  Cargo Runners is a game designed from the ground up for the iPad, yet it’s meant to look like a digital reproduction of an old fashioned physically printed board game.  From what I hear, it does a pretty good job at that.  Many of you might have noticed the game Mooniacs and looked at it with a quizzical eye, thinking you’d experienced déjà vu.  Don’t fret – the game is actually a rebranding of the puzzle game Moonsters , this time under the publishing label of Namco.  As long as it plays the game same, you’ll still be in for a treat.

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