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By Simon Burns On 15 Apr, 2011 At 06:10 PM | Categorized As Android, iPhone, News, WebOS | With 2 Comments

Well, it was a long day for the intrepid crew of the good ship Smart App Review, with a long ride up to sunny Birmingham to check out all the latest tech at this years Gadget Show Live. Was it worth it? Well, yes and no, as there wasn’t an awful lot at the show, […]


By Simon Burns On 12 Apr, 2011 At 10:34 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

We have recently reviewed many games for iPhone that fall into the ‘simple casual’ category, and with varying levels of success. Here we have a game that has a lot of potential but falls down due to a critical lack of content. Married with an all too simple level design, there is quite a lot […]


By Simon Burns On 5 Apr, 2011 At 10:58 PM | Categorized As iPad, iPhone, News | With 0 Comments

Perfect Cell, the iPad and iPhone game we reviewed and gave a mighty score of 91% to, has been put on sale by Mobigame. Here is an exerpt from our review:   “The thing that will truly keep you coming back long after you have finished the main story is the idea of completing the […]


By Simon Burns On 5 Apr, 2011 At 10:34 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

We have recently reviewed two games for iPhone that relied on simple design and gameplay to entice budding iOS gamers away from their pocket change. One, Highway Madness, we felt got the balance nearly right, better than the other game, Fish Catch, where we felt the base gameplay not compelling enough to be worth parting […]


By Simon Burns On 29 Mar, 2011 At 11:54 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 1 Comment

A lot of games these days are simply too easy. First person shooters with constantly regenerating health, platform games with infinite lives, and a general feeling of games not wanting to make you do sections more than once or twice. Puzzle of the Dead doesn’t play by those rules. Not in the least. It’s a […]


By Simon Burns On 28 Mar, 2011 At 10:43 PM | Categorized As iPhone, News | With 0 Comments

Glu Mobile have just released Contract Killer on the Apple App Store. Playing an assassin for hire, the game is a target based first person shooter. What that means is you will be using sniper rifles and other guns to kill from a fixed position, instead of being able to move around. Like other games […]


By Samantha Myers On 23 Mar, 2011 At 10:58 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Fish catch is a very simple game, with the aim being to catch jumping fish as they fly over the screen. Playing a lot like Fruit Ninja, the idea is to build your score while avoiding the bigger, evil fish that will try to get in your way. You have three crosses at the top […]


By Simon Burns On 22 Mar, 2011 At 11:27 PM | Categorized As Android, iPhone, News | With 0 Comments

VoKnow, the RSS service that literally reads the news out to you, and which we gave an extremely strong score of 85% in our recent review, is coming to Android. We loved the app, and thought it was a real step forward, but felt there were a few things missing, the main one being the […]


By Simon Burns On 18 Mar, 2011 At 11:52 PM | Categorized As iPad, iPhone, News | With 0 Comments

The guys at PopCap games have, for March 19th and March 20th, decided that all the proceeds for all their games in the Apple App Store will be given to the International Red Cross to aid in the relief efforts in Japan. We are sure you are aware of the recent events in Japan, so […]


By Simon Burns On 16 Mar, 2011 At 11:01 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Sometimes, with all this talk of things like the Unreal Engine being used in iPhone games and MMO style titles appearing, its hard to remember where mobile gaming came from. It came from simple, easy to play games such as Snake. Easy to pick up, its learned in an instant yet still drags you back […]


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