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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10 New App Store Games To Watch [Aug 2 - 8]

This week’s biggest story is probably a little iPad game called Splinter Cell Conviction HD.  I haven’t actually engaged in the adventures of Sam Fisher on any device yet, but rumor has it that the series is pretty popular!  If you’re into stealth action games, this is the one to try.  For the nostalgic folks there’s The Manhole, a title that’s more of an interactive, exploration based storybook than a true game.  This hails from a time where Macs were desktop only and didn’t have an “I” in front of their name.  Keep in mind that the primary target here is kids, so unless you have some history with the game or some children you might want to look elsewhere.  If you’re on that never ending quest to find the best ball rolling game you might want to give Dark Nebula – Episode 2 a try, as it looks to up the ante on the first episode in every way.  A few other games came out as well, so I’m pretty sure there’s something for all tastes like usual.

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