The arcade/puzzle genre of match and break brick games is inundated with titles ranging from classic games like Tetris and Break Out to newer games with modern twists. If this genre appeals to you, check out Storm Attack, one of the more recent games available from developer Rhock & Rholl Studios, LLC.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "classic games."
Ball & Bat Retro - Pong Included
There’s bound to be plenty of you who have no real recollection of Pong in its original form, but for those of you who do, Ball & Bat Retro – Pong Included is an iPhone app designed to let you relive the experience of the classic paddle and ball game.
iPhone Developer Spotlight: Keith Comito of Omegasoft
AppCraver recently spoke with Keith Comito, of Omegasoft. He shares his experiences developing for the iPhone and iPod touch.
When did you start developing apps for the iPhone? Did you have previous experience as a developer?
Rogue Touch Remixes a 30 Year Old Classic
Rogue Touch - Reviving classic games for a new generation is the new black. I’m happy to say that I’ve been around long to enough to have first hand experiences with the original versions of newly re-imagined games to compare and contrast from a historic perspective.
I Know, UNO, We Know
UNO, from Gameloft, is an old-time card game that's especially ideal for families with children. The rules are simple, at least for the standard game. I know many adults who play UNO as well, although I don't think any of them are brain surgeons or rocket scientists.
Bejeweled 2 is a Gem
Puzzle Games seem to be all the rage in the App Store these days. Many of them fondly remind players of 80’s arcade games that had players stuck in bowling alleys, laundromats and car washes for hours. Classic gmaes like Tetris carved their mark into history and now a new legion of puzzle games of have entered the arena. Many of them on their second versions.
Space Out Combines Two Classic Games for Modern Fun
Wow! Space Out by dedicated iPhone, iPod touch game dvelopers Binary Square is harder than it looks. It could be the deceivingly simple 8-bit stylized graphics, or the fact that the game seems so familiar (it's a mash-up of Space Invaders and Breakout), but regardless of why...set a timer when you sit down to play or you're bound to lose hours trying to master Space Out.
White Letters is a Marriage of Tetris and Scrabble
This app, known as White Letters, has used two classic games and brought them together. The first game that White Letters mimics is Tetris. The letters drop from the top and you have to adjust it to the right spot before it reaches the letters on the bottom.
Pac-Man Lite Tops List of Free Apps in iTunes Store
Pac-Man Lite - Classic arcade gamers can keep their change for more important things by downloading PAC-MAN Lite. The paid version of this vintage star has been in the app store for a while, but this full-featured free demo is a first for Namco Networks.
Perilar - A Great Old-School RPG
Developer Mark Damon Hughes recently released his third game app for the iPhone. After Castles and Dungeon Dice he sticks with the overall topic and brings Perilar to the App Store, an old-school turn-based RPG that takes players back to the classic games of the 90s.
LED Football is Highly Addictive, Retro Fun
LED Football from iPhone application development shop TouchGrove is a fantastic recreation of the old hand-held football game from the 80's. The game looks absolutely identical to the original, and features the original sounds as well.
Low-tech lives on in OmNomNom Classic Snake Game
Back in the day -- way back when old school was still new -- Nokia introduced a fun little way to run down your cell phone battery. Snake was a simple game. Use four arrow keys to control the snake while he roams the screen eating snacks, but don't let your ever-elongating snake touch himself or it's game over.
Navigating the iPhone App Store
Browsing through the iTunes App store is a very simple and intuitive process thanks to Apple’s unparalleled taste in simplicity and aesthetics. It is the latest spin-off of the wildly popular music store that also boasts movies, music videos and iPod games.