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By Simon Burns On 9 Dec, 2010 At 11:39 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Every successful gaming platform that has ever been plugged into a wall, from the ancient NES to the PlayStaton 3, has had that one title that made people sit up and take notice. Infinity Blade, from Epic Games’ subsidiary Chair, is that game for Apple’s iPad. The game is best described as a sword fighting […]


By Simon Burns On 5 Dec, 2010 At 09:53 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Lemmings was an all time classic, and is still spawning clones to this day. Practically every modern platform has a version or update of the classic save ’em Amiga game, and the iPad is no different. Many of the clones are worthless releases, offering little new to the genre save for new graphics or a […]


By Simon Burns On 4 Dec, 2010 At 11:40 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

There is a lot to be said for 3D graphics. Modern games are judged on the quality of their 3D engines, some of which game bring environments to life, with believable characters exploring realistic landscapes in an attempt to keep reality suspended for as long as possible and entice the player into the polygonal, texture […]


By Simon Burns On 2 Dec, 2010 At 04:43 PM | Categorized As iPad, iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

The game that started out as a bonus game in Project Gotham Racing 2 for the Xbox arrives on iOS as a universal app, and in some style. This is the game that sparked the recent wave of ‘twin stick’ shooters, named so as you simply control your ships movement on a top-down 2D plane […]


By Simon Burns On 30 Nov, 2010 At 10:53 PM | Categorized As iPad, iPhone, News | With 2 Comments

Infinity Blade, the incredible looking action RPG will be released for iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone as a universal app on December 9th. Announced via it’s Twitter page, the game will not run on anything less than an iPhone 3GS or 3rd generation iPod. Created using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, the game has been developed […]


By Simon Burns On 29 Nov, 2010 At 11:32 PM | Categorized As iPad, iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Sometimes, all you need when playing a game is to be able to switch off and relax. To let yourself enter that Zen-like state where you are concentrating but relaxing at the same time, playing a game, getting somewhere in the game but also able to think about other things. It’s almost like being able […]


By Simon Burns On 28 Nov, 2010 At 12:07 AM | Categorized As iPad, News | With 1 Comment

World of Goo, the fantastic puzzle game for Wii and PC/Mac is currently in the Apple approval process, or ‘the scary gate’ as developer 2D Boy puts it. The game is an amazing physics based puzzle game that has recieved incredible reviews on it’s previous formats, and is sure to be a big hit on […]


By Simon Burns On 25 Nov, 2010 At 01:16 AM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 1 Comment

You won’t find bigger fans of Lord of the Rings than here at The Smartphone App Review. From the recent movies all the way back to the original books and the Hobbit, we have, over the years, gobbled up just about anything Middle Earth related that has come our way. So, it is with some […]


By Simon Burns On 18 Nov, 2010 At 02:15 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Chu Chu Rocket was one of the first major console games to ship with an online multiplayer mode, and as such, was an important game for Sega when it launched it’s online enabled Dreamcast console. Sega thought it was so important it shipped the quirky game with the console for free in some regions, with […]


By Samantha Myers On 15 Nov, 2010 At 04:38 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Is Cut The Rope HD swinging strongly or is it just hanging by a thread? Released by Chillingo, it’s a simple little game, but then so are many of the best casual games on the App Store.┬áThere’s a little croc like monster named Om Nom who is hungry and wants to eat all the candy […]


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