10 New App Store Games To Watch [Aug. 6 - 12]

 

As always there were some fairly interesting games this week, but in particular a couple brought a twisted sense of nostalgia to my heart.  Activision released a re-imagining of their classic hit Pitfall to coincide with its 30th anniversary, and instead of going a more traditional platform route they chose to emulate the Temple Run formula.  The thing is, from the few moments I’ve had a chance to play so far, they might have actually done it better.  On the flip side of things is Organ Trail: Director’s Cut.  Rather than a simple retooling of the original Oregon Trail, this version takes the same basic game play and swaps out the pioneers setting for a station wagon and some undead adversaries.  Not to be left out of the “what’s old is new” jumble, Elevate Entertainment has published their take on the much abused brick breaking genre.  For Draw Breaker, however, instead of moving a paddle around you just draw one in where you want it, which adds a whole other dimension to the game.

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