Cannon Cadets in Review: Are Cannons The New Slingshots?

The developers of Cannon Cadets probably knew from the day of release that their game would be compared to Angry Birds, and there’s no question that if you’ve played the fowl puzzler, you’ll feel right at home here.  The nice thing is that despite their similarities, Cannon Cadets offers enough to stand on its own.  And, with the recently added level editor, there should be enough spare levels to last you for a long time to come.  If you already own Angry Birds, there’s room enough in your collection for both.  If not, Cannon Cadets is just as good a place to start.

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10 New App Store Games To Watch [Aug 9 - 15]

I think this week’s biggest news is the potential Angry Birds killer Cannon Cadets.  It looks like it might have more of a puzzle solving bent to it, which will hopefully keep it from being labeled “just another clone”.  For you action fans there’s Shoot To Kill, a freemium game that’s the first in a potential line of “free for freaks” games.  You only need to pay if you want useful save games? Platforming fans were treated to the second installment of the revitalized Ghosts ‘N Goblins series, and if it’s anything like the first it should be a blast.  Oh, and I guess there’s that little sequel to a largely unknown iPhone game called iShoot 2

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