iPhone and iPad apps tagged "arcade games."
Buka, It’s Great!
Hexage’s Buka is great, just like "All your base belong to us" was once great. Too great for me, though, but that's just great.
Buka is a glowing blue planet she-thing that you must maneuver past Mr. Sunshine, Mr. Sleepy, Red Ones and other assorted Baddies Hey, don’t look at me.
Super Marble Roll is a Gleaming Orb of Good Times of Your iOS Device
Super Marble Roll, from iScape Games Ltd., is the typical flop, plop, drop and roll platform app. Think of it like Labyrinth, developed by Carl Loodberg of Codify AB, that AppCraver reviewed back in December or Mobigame’s Edge, which we reviewed in January.
iDroidsMania is Artificial but Clever
iDroidsMania is Artificial Life’s first original game for the iPhone and iPod touch platforms and it’s as eye-fetching as a steaming stack of buttery pancakes smothered in genuine maple syrup.
Top Gun Scores in Flight School and War
Top Gun has everything going for it: It's just been released by Paramount, a game publisher with a good rep. Iron Man, another shooter-on-rails earned good reviews when Paramount released it in December 2008.
STAR TREK Implements a Tired Concept Well
EA’s STAR TREK is the “official” iPhone and iPod touch app, which in the case, “official” means it was developed to promote the movie, something an increasing number of Hollywood studios are doing.
Jetman Jack is an Admirable 8 Bit Throwback
What is it about underdogs that makes us root for them? Is it our empathy for the challenges they have against more experienced competition? Maybe it’s their audacity to try when it doesn’t make sense to the rest of us.
Ragdoll Blaster Flips and Flops for Fun
Ragdoll Blaster is a quirky and a bit bizarre little game from Backflip Studios, and I mean that in a good way.
All you have to do is fire ragdolls from a cannon at strategic points to solve increasingly complex puzzles.
Peggle is Peg Popping Pandemonium
Peggle - It has to be said that I really enjoy Pop Cap games. Most are easy enough to play, complete enough to be a fair amount of lasting fun, and while I may scoff at the price to add them to my iPod touch, I usually find them to be worthy enough.
Galaga Remix Brings New & Retro Gaming Fun
Galaga Remix from Namco brings the arcade classic to the iPhone along with a polished, touch-screen friendly newer version that is just as much fun. All the key elements of Galaga are there — blasting away at enemies while saving your spaceship from destruction.
Water Balloon Drop Hollywood is All About Mindless Fun
Ever been to Hollywood? If not, what would be the first thing you’d want to do? Check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Grauman’s Chinese Theater, or have a bite at the world-famous Pink’s Hot Dogs? Those quirky guys over at 3D Joe has given us all a clue into their ideas about what’s fun
Reflexion Has a New Angle on the Traditional Brick Buster
Trileet’s Reflexion takes a hard run at breaking the durable and tested mold that surrounds the familiar brick or block buster game.
What makes Reflexion standout is that it gives you the option of using your finger to draw a paddle and move it anywhere and at any angle you like.
Super Ball 3 Proves a Winning Game for its Genre
If you haven’t given Spiffyware’s Super Ball 3 a try yet and you enjoy brick breaking games like Breakout, then definitely give this app a gander. Super Ball 3 is sleek, responsive, and has enough levels to remain a fresh pick on your iPhone menu for awhile.
Chippy Feels Like an Old-School Game
What would happen if you armed a chipmunk? Chippy is a cute woodland creature who shoots arrows at balls in this new iPhone game from Cramzy.
Chippy feels old-school, though I am not convinced it is in a good way.
iBrawl - Hail to the Chief Will Grab And Lose Your Attention in Short Order
Are you fed up with the economic recession? Do you wish you can lay into a corporate goon that’s stealing our tax money from government handouts? I know I am, and Icarus Interactive is hoping you are too.
StuntCopter Perfectly Ports a 22-Year-Old Game to the iOS Platform
The latest case of a highly regarded classic being reborn comes from independent developer nerdgames. In their debut application for the iPhone, they are bringing back StuntCopter developed by the late Duane Blehm.
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