Jazz: Trump’s Journey in Review – Blow Your Own Horn

There was a time where it seemed like developers weren’t interested in making platform games for iOS devices, or the ones that were available weren’t that great.  Now we’re not only seeing a steady influx in this genre, but many of them are of a quality that’s on par with or even surpasses console games.  Such is the case with JAZZ: Trump’s journey.  Not only is it graphically in line with many console favorites, but the level design is quite intriguing and the difficulty makes me think the developers might have been Mega Man fans!  Overall the game has been quite entertaining so far. Continue reading…

10 New App Store Games To Watch [Jan. 16 - 22]

Fighting game fans can rejoice this week as they get another port of a classic one on one combat fest, Soulcalibur.  The game sports 4 game play modes and a whopping 19 character roster for all your pixel pounding needs.  If you like good old fashioned platform games with stylish art and cool music then you need to check out Jazz: Trump’s Journey.  Strategy junkies should enjoy Time of Heroes, a turn based strategy game that sounds like the iOS answer to the Fire Emblem series.  A universal binary and iCloud save game support mean you could play it wherever you want with whichever device you have close at hand.  Time management freaks have a unique offering in Order Up!! To Go, a game that takes the backdrop of a Diner Dash style game and puts you in the kitchen instead of on the serving floor.  Best of all the game is free, so you’ve got nothing to lose if you want to take a peek.

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