iPhone and iPad apps tagged "arcade games."
The Future is Now in Low Grav Racer
Low Grav Racer - If you've been jonesing for a futuristic low-gravity racer like the classic Wipeout and F-Zero 3D racers for your iPhone or iPod touch, then slide into the cockpit of Cobra Mobile's Low Grav Racer.
The graphics in this game are quite good, especially considering the platform.
Upsi Runner is Arcade Action at a Snail's Pace
As a fan of classic style arcade games, I appreciate any modern developer’s attempt to design a retro-style game to appeal to the masses.
Boa Constrictor Squeezes Out a New Attempt at an Old Idea
Adding yet another app to the classic snake game category, the release of Boa Constrictor by Excelltech Mobile has at least proven there is always a way to put a spin on a tried and true game.
Vase Craze Will Make You Crazy — But Some People Like That
The objective of Vase Craze, created by Mehware, is to move a basket around a warehouse floor and catch vases before they fall off the end of conveyor belts.
Bang! Challenging Gameplay Needs More User Feedback
Bang! Is an old school arcade game that has a lot of explosions and some pretty funky graphics. Bombs fall from the sky at an unstoppable pace and your job is to make sure you blow them right out of the sky. Be sure to get any planes, trains or automobiles that might drop in too.
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.
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.
iDodge: Space Ninja is a Cool Flying Shooter with a Bad Name
iDodge: Space Ninja - If you’re confused about what the heck a Space Ninja is, don’t worry; you’re not alone. Typically ninjas tend to do what they do over in the Eastern Hemisphere, not north of the Ionosphere.
Whack ‘em All in Spazzle Classic, Slammin' Critter-Crushing Fun
Whack ‘em All iPhone app by Fairlady Media takes a page from those arcade games you’ve played using a mallet to whack the little creatures as they pop up out of their holes. Whack 'em All nails it right on the little critters heads. Pun intended.
Whack ‘em All is a nine-level, fast-paced game.
Retro - Cave Flyer is an Old Concept With Modern Execution
Retro - Cave Flyer, from Big Head Games, is indeed a retro concept and a game for cave dwellers, as the name clearly says. Successfully steer your space ship through a cave, rescue your comrades and avoid a variety of dangers capable of blowing you to kingdom come.
Platypus: Retro Arcade Side-Scroll Shooter Modeled in Clay
Platypus, from Handmark, ranks among the best-looking side-scrolling shooting games to debut in the App Store. Heck, make that one of the best-looking games in the entire App Store.
It's got great claymation-style, colorful graphics.
Rick Rocketson Brings Old-School Platformer into Modern Times
Rick Rocketson Pro, our hero in the similarly named game from Liquid Air Lab, was trekking home one day or night (in space it's hard to tell) at warp speed when a band of marauding space pirates shot him down.
Bomber Online Shows That After 25 Years Bomberman is Still Going Strong
Eurocenter's Bomber Online, is a community-oriented version of the Bomberman classic, which turned 25 years old in 2008, if you can believe it.
Bomber Online is the same as it ever was: Strategically place bombs where they'll blow up obstacles and enemies and then run like hell before they explode.
Duck Killer Lacks Killer Instinct of Other Hunting Apps
Hunting has a long tradition in video games. There was Duck Hunt, a classic that many still own or have downloaded to their Nintendo Wii. Or there is the Big Game Hunter series. Hunting games have developed their own niche among video game fans.
Living Life on the Edge May be Cliche but it's a Compelling Puzzle Game
It's been a while since I've had an "Aha!" moment with an iPhone or iPod touch app. Mobigame's Edge reminded me of what I've been missing. It's by far one of the most compelling games that I've seen in the App Store.
There's not much to Edge and yet, there's everything. The graphics are basic.
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