Editor’s Picks Apps
Crystal Clear is addictive, mind-clearing fun
Crystal Clear is so easy that everything you need to know about the game is included in its title. Clear the crystals from the board. That's it. For an extra challenge, you can try to get a higher score by clearing the sparkling crystals first or by increasing your speed.
Medieval is a Polished Castle Defense Game
It's not often that a game can truly appeal to gamers of multiple skill levels. But I think that Medieval, the castle defense game from Brisk Mobile, is one of those games.
Set the difficulty to easy and it's challenging but winnable, a good incentive for casual gamers to keep playing.
Manage Golf Game with Procreative Golf
Procreative Golf 09 lets you keep track of your round and can also use the iPhone's GPS capabilities to be your personal iCaddy. If your battery can survive, and if you find the right course, it can make for an excellent combination.
Family Guy is 'Freakin' Sweet'
Family Guy will delight fans of the snarky television series with a steady flow of clips from the show and a few games. It will serve as a nice highlight reel for those who want a quick fix of Stewie's antics.
Saga Catapult: Aim and Shoot is a Good Strategy for SAGA Developers
SAGA has been available as MMORTS game for quite sometime, now Silverlode Interactive is bringing a taste of their real time strategy game to the iPhone and iPod touch with Saga Catapult.
Beejive IM 3.0 Shows Promise
Beejive IM 3.0 With Push has the potential to expand the iPhone's instant messaging capabilities. Despite a few bugs, it has some great features that IM power users should consider.
Beejive contains all major instant messaging applications: AIM, Google Talk, Facebook, Yahoo, ICQ, MSN, etc.
Ballz! Pro Adds Sporty Animations to Twisted Match-3 Puzzle
Ballz! Pro — If you've played a mobile game in the last 5 years, chances are you've played some variation of the match-3 puzzle popularized by games like Bejeweled. Easy and addicting, match-3 games are a dime a dozen in the App Store.
Innovative Dub Siren Mixes Reggae and Sound Effects
Dub Siren is one of the most innovative music apps I've seen to make it into the App Store in a long time. And that's coming from someone who isn't even capable of using the app to its fullest!
With some 55,750 apps in stock, sifting through the inventory to find the gems is getting harder all the time.
Bouncing Around With Karuki is Simple Fun
You know how every now and then you run across a game for your iPhone or touch that makes you smile, curse, and drain your battery life all in the span of an hour or so? It has certainly happened to me a time or two and with Karuki, it's no exception.
The Kaloki Universe is Brought to iPhone With Kaloki Adventure
Now available in the App Store, Kaloki Adventure is the iPhone and touch version of Outpost Kaloki X that was first released for the Xbox 360 and given an award for Sim Game of the Year.
Lots of Bugs in iRoach
In reality, a bug problem of this magnitude would not require a tech genius, but rather professional pest control. On your iPhone or iTouch, iRoach simply requires a fast finger and a tolerance for nastiness.
PixPop Plus is an Addicting Puzzle Popper Game
PixPop Plus, from developer Spinapse, is a mash up of a matching game, jigsaw puzzle and "Where's Waldo?" Something for everyone, in other words.
Start by tapping an area of an image, which will be encapsulated within a small cube and then matching the highlighted area with a cube or "token" on on the right of the frame.
Music iQ Tests Your Music Recognition
I smartly downloaded Music iQ before embarking on a four-hour car ride. Perfect timing! I entertained myself, the car trip went more quickly, and I discovered I am terrible at remembering the names of songs, even when I recognize a tune.
Sevens Comes Without Any Luck Involved
Sevens, from developer Nigel Hanbury, is a spin on the wildly popular Sudoku number puzzler, of which there are several variations in the App Store.
Just in case you've never played Sudoku before: The playing field consists of a 3 x 3 grid of squares.
Create Dizzy Paintings with SpinArt
SpinArt will remind you of childhood art projects. Playing with SpinArt feels like a combination of blowing paint with a straw, tie-dying and that game (whose name I cannot remember) where you make geometric patterns by drawing with round plastic things that spin.