Articles and Reviews by Anna Axster



GoSanta! Brings the Holiday Spirit But it Doesn't Last

Buy GoSanta! on the App StoreThe GoSanta! app by developer Great Apps is a Christmas-themed arcade game with a fun holiday soundtrack. GoSanta is simple and easy to pick up for the young and old. The evil Grinch has stolen all of Santa's Christmas presents and all of the kids will be sad if Santa does not get them back.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.0/5 | Category:


Word Flow is Challenging and Addictive

Buy Word Flow on the App StoreThe new app Word Flow by first-time iPhone app developer 3VGames plays like a new version of Scrabble designed for the iPhone platform. Word Flow is easy to pick up, and challenging once you get into it.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.5/5 | Category: ,


Bonsai Blast Puts the Zen Into Shooting Marbles

Buy Bonsai Blast on the App StoreBonsai Blast is a zen-themed color matching puzzle game by California-based global mobile game publisher Glu, the company behind the app Space Monkey. Like other color matching marble games, Bonsai Blast is highly addictive and a great game if you have some time to kill.

Anna Axster rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


Stargazers Will Love to Go on a Star Walk

Buy Star Walk™ - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide on the App StoreEver stared up into the sky on a clear night and wondered what exactly you were looking at? With the Star Walk app on your iPhone you can now find out immediately and use this stargazing guide to learn more about the stars and constellations.

Anna Axster rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


Bounce Trap Tilt Mixes Different Games Into One Addictive App

Buy Bounce Trap Tilt on the App StoreBounce Trap Tilt by game developer PlayScreen, is a fun puzzle game that combines different aspects of familiar games like Tetris, Solitaire, or Pinball. With a mixture of action, strategy, and chance Bounce Trap can get fairly addicting and will provide entertainment for young and old.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.5/5 | Category: ,


ComiXology (PullList) is a Must-Have App for Comic Fans

Buy PullList on the App StoreAll comic book fans and collectors can now get their fix on their iPhone with the new comiXology app, that was released this week. Based on the comiXology website, the app offers tons of information on new releases in the comic world. The app allows users to browse through comic book covers, read about the stories, and find information on creators.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.5/5 | Category: ,


Rudolph's Revenge is a Fun Christmas Game for Kids

Rudolph's Revenge by developer Egerter Software (maker of such apps as Blue Skies, i Fishing, and Coconut Horse) is a simple and fun Christmas-themed memory testing game that kids will enjoy.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.0/5 | Category:


Brain Benders Offers Cerebral Teasers

If you enjoy logic puzzles, brain teasers, and trick questions, Brain Benders might be right up your alley. Brain Benders offers daily brain stimulating puzzles, some of which might have you scratching your head for a little while before figuring out the answer, while others are less difficult and at times not brainy enough.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.0/5 | Category:


Help Save the Planet and Plant A Real Tree!

picture-3In the midst of the holiday season with a country-wide shopping frenzy coming up, the real holiday spirit of giving and doing something good often gets lost as we all know. But iPhone owners can now by an app for a buck and help do their little part in saving the environment.

Anna Axster rated this app 5.0/5 | Category:


Henry & Hailey's Preschool Pals Is Cute, Entertaining, and Educational

Buy Preschool Pals for kids - Henry & Hailey on the App StoreHenry and Hailey's Preschool Pals is a great mix and match game for toddlers and young children that offers entertainment and teaches problem solving skills at the same time. Developed by 3PM Studios, a company of three brothers that based the game's characters on their own kids and their playmates, Henry & Hailey's Preschool Pals is enjoyable and easy enough to pick up for three to four year old kids.

Anna Axster rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,


Check-4 is a Fun New Take on Tic-Tac-Toe

Buy Check-4 on the App StoreCheck-4 is a great new take on the old tic-tac-toe game. With more versatility and far more challenging gameplay, this multi-player puzzle game offers fun for young and old and allows single-player and multi-player games with both human and AI players.

Anna Axster rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,


Christmas Elf Gets You into the Holiday Spirit

Christmas ElfLooking for a fun game that goes well with the upcoming season? Christmas Elf is easy to pick up, has really nice christmasy music and you can play Santa's helper in this cute Christmas addition to the App Store.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.5/5 | Category:


World Wiki Has All the Facts and Anthems Too

Buy World Wiki + Factbook on the App StoreAll geography students, fact lovers, travelers, or state department employees will love World Wiki Plus, the fact app that provides detailed demographic information on almost 250 countries around the world. Like the recently reviewed World Countries, World Wiki Plus's source for information is the CIA's world factbook as well as Wikipedia and a very clean and well-arranged interface make this app a pleasure to use.

Anna Axster rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


SPiN Makes Shape-Recognition Colorful, Addictive, and Fun

Buy SPiN - Super Shape Puzzle on the App StoreSPiN is the first App Store title by independent developer Secret Exit Ltd. and it offers addictive puzzle fun with multiple game options that provide added replay value. SPiN's objective is simple — match the objects that appear on the screen to the silhouettes behind them.

Anna Axster rated this app 3.5/5 | Category:


World Countries Makes Learning Easy and Provides Detailed Information at the Same Time

Buy World Countries ALL-IN-ONE. 19 Educational Apps on the App StoreWorld Countries by New York-based developer ADS Software Group, Inc. is a comprehensive fact book for 200+ countries and it is a useful tool for looking up reference information or for learning the facts and testing yourself on basic knowledge.

Anna Axster rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,


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