10 New App Store Games To Watch [May 23 – 29]

This week saw another release in Glu’s stable of free to play, pay for extras, and invite your friends via Facebook games.  This time around it’s Star Blitz, which looks to be a top down 360 degree space ship shooter with fully customizable craft.  RPG fans that own an iPad should take a look at Companions, a game that looks like and plays like Gauntlet with a heavy dose of Rouge-like RPG thrown into the mix.  Illusion Labs fans need to check out Touchgrind BMX, the second installment of their popular Touchgrind series which focuses on bikes instead of skateboards this time around.  Those desiring a time management game with a bit of a twist might want to try Parking Dash, the latest game in the popular “dash” series.  This one has you managing a parking lot, and it looks to be a combination of time management and puzzle game.

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Touchgrind BMX coming Spring 2011

Remember Touchgrind, the excellent skateboard simulator? My fingers still dance awkward steps across my iPod when I’m looking up hard dictionary words like ‘cluster’ and ‘shill’ ’cause Touchgrind rocked them to the memory core. It made this crappy sk8tR into something special, and kept my hands busy in the best ways possible. Well, come this Spring, Illusian Labs will release its sequel, Touchgrind BMX. The same sort of free style physics will get things going on pipes and over rails from the relative safety of your iDevice. That means no more pinchin’ the biscuit. For now, enjoy the above video. We’ll have more as it comes.

Wanna get prepped for Touchgrind BMX on one of the iDevice’s first truly innovative titles? Check out Touchgrind now!

Touchgrind Illusion Labs, Touchgrind (TMA Review), 6.87MB – $4.99