iPhone App Reviews

Game of the Week – Quiz RPG: World of Mystic Wiz

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This week we took a look at Quiz RPG: World of Mystic Wiz, a Japanese smartphone game that was only recently translated to English. The game mashes up casual RPG gameplay with trivia and card battling. It’s a unique deviation from a tried and true model of mobile gaming, and it’s a lot of fun…

Game Of The Week: Contra Evolution

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For gamers of a certain age, Konami’s Contra is burned into our brains. Whether we played it on the NES or in our local pizza parlor’s game room, the marriage of run and gun action with unforgiving difficulty proved to be the perfect combination to keep the sauce-covered quarters flying into arcade boxes and NES…

Review: Pacific Rim game for iOS

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Pacific Rim is a science fiction film that hits theaters Friday, July 12th. It takes place in the 2020s when monsters called Kaiju rose through portals in the sea and began attacking our civilization. To defend ourselves, humans created giant robots called Jaegars. Together with a heroic former pilot and trainee, the team must defend…

Review: Mansion Run game for iOS

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Meet Bones Wellington. You’re going to be spending a lot of time with him if you decide to invest in a new game called Mansion Run. He’s essentially a living skeleton living in a nice home, but it’s haunted by ghosts. He needs to make a run from the ghosts by switching through floors and…

Soundtracking App Delivers Solid Music Sharing Experience

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There are many apps out there that focus on sharing music, and now an app called Soundtracking has seemingly pulled the best parts from social networks and music sharing into one app. Soundtracking is an iOS and Android app that brings together picture sharing  like Instagram, music tagging/discovery like Shazam, and location sharing features like those of FourSquare…

Review: Frog Orbs game for iOS

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Frog Orbs is an addictive game for iPhone and iPad from Ballpit Monster that revolves around a frog trying to protect his magical orbs and save his flies from enemies. Okay, maybe that sounds weird. It’s a good game though, trust me. I’ve been playing it for almost a week and I’m pretty hooked. It’s…

Review: DataMan Pro for iOS

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DataMan Pro is an app for iPhone and iPad that allows users to stay on top of their tiered data plan by rigorously tracking how much data they use on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to avoid those nasty overage fees. I was able to spend some time with it for the past week…

Review: Slash Monsters game for iOS

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Just in time for Halloween is the Slash Monsters game for iOS from Fishing Cactus. It’s not totally Halloween-themed, but this game does feature plenty of undersea monsters slowly approaching you and it’s your job to slice ‘em. It’s somewhat like Fruit Ninja, except there’s a legitimate themed background instead of a wooden board and…

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