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By Simon Burns On 22 Dec, 2010 At 06:29 PM | Categorized As Reviews, WebOS | With 2 Comments

The Palm Pre’s little cousin, the Pixi, is often ignored by media and consumers, and is even shunned by some in the Palm community. It isn’t as fast as the Pre, and you sure do miss those 80 pixels, but the form factor is beautiful and the keyboard is in a different class to the […]

By Simon Burns On 20 Dec, 2010 At 09:49 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Snake has always been the definitive mobile game. On ancient Nokia phones, guiding your snake around, eating pellets to increase its length proved to be extremely addictive, even on screens worse than the original Game Boy. There have been many attempts to resurrect the genre on smart phones, but with only limited success. The likes […]

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 Leon Harvey On 16 Dec, 2010 At 09:50 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

Now for those of you who don’t like to hang around, but instead  like to dive straight into the gaming action, because lets face it, some developers tend to get a little ‘carried away’ with all the pre-game hype, prompting a lot of us to frantically hit the ‘skip’ button in order to get started, […]

By Simon Burns On 15 Dec, 2010 At 11:00 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

I love RSS news feeds. I have to be honest though, up until the emergence of smartphones, they didn’t really do much for me, as although on a desktop they are definitely extremely useful for many people they never held more of a passing interest to me. On a small screened phone, however, the ability […]

By Simon Burns On 15 Dec, 2010 At 12:28 AM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 1 Comment

It could be argued that there are very few, really good space operas on Apple’s iOS platform. Galaxy on Fire may care to argue, but aside from that, and a couple of other notable games, the space opera genre has been quite limited on iPhone. Gameloft, the master of creating new franchises based on old […]

By Simon Burns On 12 Dec, 2010 At 11:26 PM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 2 Comments

One of the most popular game genres in the mobile space is the marble roller, and the reason for this is obvious, as all of the main smart phone platforms have one thing in common- an accelerometer. The ability to tilt a device opens up many interesting gameplay possibilities, the most obvious one being to […]

By Simon Burns On 10 Dec, 2010 At 10:13 PM | Categorized As Reviews, WebOS | With 2 Comments

Assassin’s Creed was originally released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2007. It was a sprawling sandbox type game, set in the 12th century, and followed the protagonist, Altair as he performed various assassinations in various middle eastern cities. All this took place in a machine called the Animus that extracted the genetic memories of ancestors […]

By Leon Harvey On 10 Dec, 2010 At 10:15 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 2 Comments

If skilful sword play is right up your street, and you’re looking for something a bit more challenging than ‘fruit ninja’, then this game is sure to be something to keep you going. You play as a samurai warrior named Daisuke who is on the war path to seek revenge on his enemy, who is […]

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 […]

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