You Are Browsing App Reviews From February, 2009
Chopper Flies to the Rescue with Aplomb
Majic Jungle Software's Chopper runs along the same vein as ngmoco's Dropship where the object of the game is to pilot an aircraft over land, in a cave or in deep space to rescue stranded comrades while the bad guys blast away at you with all kinds of military-grade weaponry.
Analytics Pro: Web Stats Overview Stays in the Shallow End
Analytics Pro iPhone app by Zap Bang Done allows you to have access to Google Analytics from your iPhone. If you’re a stat junkie and need your websites stats constantly Analytics Pro might satisfy your cravings.
ExZeus Revives Old-School Shooter-On-Rails
ExZeus, from HyperDevbox Japan, is a 3-D shoot 'em up port of the coin-op arcade game. It's a shooter-on-rails similar in game play and concept to Space Harrier, another old-school favorite.
Ingot is a Puzzler That May be too Hard for Some Players
Ingot is a puzzle game where the goal is to destroy the green blocks on the screen and avoid destroying the black blocks. You must set off the other eight block types in your quest to complete the level and get the highest score.
Brothers In Arms: Hour of Heroes (BIA)
As the iPhone continues to impress with it’s capacity to provide meaningful gameplay experiences, Gameloft has delivered a very ambitious game in Brothers In Arms: Hour of Heroes (BIA) that provides a trip back to World War II.
MacPhun's ArtCamera Tries to Paint Your Pics Like the Masters
Would you like to add a painterly effect to your photos? ArtCamera, from MacPhun, enables you to imitate the styles of famous artists such as Warhol, Picasso and Monet. Or at least that's the idea.
Chess Club Plays To A Draw
Chess Club iPhone app by Visionary Bits is an online chess game that allows you to play chess from your iPhone against anyone around the world. The company states that they have more than 13,000 members.
Snail Mail is an Adventure Game that Really Delivers
Admittedly, the idea of an animated snail delivering intergalactic packages sounds like a goofy premise for a racing game, but Snail Mail, by Sandlot Games, deserves some attention. Snail Mail is a racing adventure game that features Turbo the Snail, who you must guide through an interplanetary obstacle course to make package deliveries.
Air Guitar Rocks Out
The App Store has something for everyone including amateur rockers. Air Guitar by Inedlible Software will have you spinning and strumming away to your favorite hits. It’s a fun entertainment app that uses the accelerometer of the phone so you get the full effect.
DuckDuckDuck is Child's Play, Like Koi Pond With Rubber Ducks
Rubber duckies are so fun, according to Sesame Street's Ernie. Sadly, DuckDuckDuck, from Majic Jungle Software, is not the one for me. It's either because I'm too old or too easily bored (probably both).
Pinpoint Colors With iSpectrum Color Blind Assistant
iSpectrum Color Blind Assistant by Wishbone Apps offers up some very useful features for the color blind as well as those who are not.
The app is straight forward and a breeze to use. Upon running iSpectrum Color Blind Assistant the user is given the option to choose an existing photo from their library or to take a new one with the iPhone or iPod touch camera.
CubicMan Deluxe Building App Shines in All Areas but One
After playing TeemSoft's CubicMan Deluxe for a while, I have a new appreciation for those guys who built Stonehenge.
The aim of CubicMan Deluxe is to roll a rectangular-shaped, six-sided, block around a platform of tiles until you're able to stand it upright on its destination.
Lose It: Count Calories, Track Exercise to Reach Your Fitness Goals
Lose It! is one of the first user-friendly calorie-counting apps for the iPhone, and it is free. The Lose It app from FitNow utilizes the Mifflin equation to determine what your daily calorie intake should be.
SaxMan Falls Flat — App Fails to Deliver on Description
What can I say about SaxMan, from Yudo Games, except that it really blows.
I have no idea what happened to SaxMan on the way from the drawing board to the App Store but it looks like it might have had a house with a three-car garage dropped on it.
Find out what Celebrity you Look Like with FaceDouble Celebrity Look alike Plus
If you have ever wondered what celebrity you or your friends may look like, FaceDouble Celebrity Look alike by FaceDouble Inc. lets you find out right from your iPhone or iPod touch.
When you open FaceDouble Celebrity Look alike it prompts you to either take a photo or to choose one from your library.