10 App Store Games To Watch [4/28/16]

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Several of the games for this edition of the roundup came in pairs.  CarsBattle and On The Run are both vehicle based games, though one is more like an infinite runner and the other lets you drive like a maniac and blow everything up… okay, at times there’s a bit of that in both games.  If you like the undead there’s Chill Out! Zombies and Zombie Maze: Puppy Rescue, both oddly enough featuring zombies.  The first is a quirky Flappy Bird clone, and the second is a neat puzzle game that can prove really challenging at times.  Versus Run and Exodus really have nothing in common in terms of game play.  Instead, they are both published by Ketchapps, and they both have that casual addictive quality to them.  And just for kicks I threw in a mini retro-review as well.  It’s actually a game I’ve written a full review for in the past, but I thought after all this time I’d check it out again and see if it still lives up to my original lofty sentiments.
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Giant Boulder of Death in Review: It’s Giant… And Deadly!

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Pik Pok already had one incredible infinite runner on their hands with Into The Dead, so when I saw that they were the creative force behind [adult swim]’s latest release Giant Boulder of Death I just had to check it out.  That was a big mistake on my part.  Not because the game is bad by any means, but because now I’m addicted to the idea of crushing everything in my path with a large rocky object.  Even though you might think you’re sick of “infinite whatever” style games, if you have the slightest depraved sense of humor you owe it to yourself to check out this title.  The rest of you just go back to your humdrum lives.

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10 New App Store Games To Watch [September 2 – 8]

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The feeling that we were having some sort of Christmas season in the middle of summer is finally starting to recede, but there are still some developers turning out cool new offerings in the game department.  Three years after the original was released the premiere vehicular zombie smashing franchise is back with Zombie Highway: Driver’s Ed.  You still have some gadgets to make life a bit easier, but this time around you need to prove your driving mettle instead of just blowing away the undead with cool weapons.  On the completely absurd side [adult swim] has released their latest title called Giant Boulder of Death.  The story is silly and the objectives mainly revolve around rolling over as much as you can, but it sure is a lot of fun.  The winner in the retro revival of the week is Ultima IV: C64.  You’ll know if this is for you just by reading the title, but for those that know this is an incredible blast from the past.

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