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By Simon Burns On 26 Jan, 2011 At 11:47 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

I’m not a great believer in ‘enhanced’ editions of classic content, whether it be movies or games. A case in point is George Lucas’ digitally remastered cinematic re-releases of the original Star Wars films. An attempt to add special effects and new and deleted scenes to three classic films that, to be honest, just didn’t […]


By Simon Burns On 7 Jan, 2011 At 12:47 AM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Perfect Cell is the latest game from developer Mobigame, who are responsible for the outstanding Edge and Truckers Delight. Edge, in particular was an excellent release so Perfect Cell has a lot of work to do to keep Mobigames reputation as one of the best developers for Apple’s platforms. In the game you play the […]


By Simon Burns On 5 Jan, 2011 At 10:13 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

We have seen recently with our review of the Ketchup Cooking App for iPad that it is possible to create unique and interesting apps based on subjects that seem to come out of left field. Here we have Dream Home HD, essentially a photo collection of amazing rooms from stunning looking houses. The aim of […]


By Simon Burns On 22 Dec, 2010 At 11:40 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Looking through the iPad App Store, there are a lot of crazy apps on Apple’s iOS platform. Everything you can possibly imagine is available to download, but the problem is, a lot of it isn’t even worth a free download as there is an awful lot of junk. Upon coming across the Ketchup Cooking App, […]


By Samantha Myers On 18 Dec, 2010 At 09:42 PM | Categorized As iPad, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Countdown is based on the classic British TV quiz, which I have always been a fan of, trying to beat the contestants with longer words than them and on the numbers game using my maths skills, and trying to solve the random target number from the other six other numbers before the clock strikes! Now […]


By Simon Burns On 14 Dec, 2010 At 11:33 PM | Categorized As iPad, News | With 1 Comment

Here at The Smartphone App Review, we are always on the lookout for those apps that offer something….different, so when we heard about the Ketchup App, an app all about, well, tomato ketchup, we just had to share it with you. It is basically a cooking app with all the recipes involving you know what, […]


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 […]


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