inXile Entertainment's Fantastic Contraption is the online game reborn on the iPhone. It's based on the same principles as Pangea Software's popular Engimo, RealArcade's Tiki Towers and Hudson's Crayon Physcics Deluxe and other physics-based games that involve building Rube Goldberg-like machines that transport objects from point A to G to C and Z.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "simulation game."
3-D Fighter Pilot: Guns of War Brings Dogfighter Game Back from the Past
Fighter pilot games are almost always fun and I've wasted a zillion hours playing a bunch of them over the years. DumbGames.net's 3-D Fighter Pilot: Guns of War doesn't add anything to the genre, but it plays okay.
Biiplane Offers Good Flight; Little Else
Biiplane is a flying app that will test your ability to maneuver your iPhone or iPod Touch through a simplistic obstacle course. It works well as a flight simulator through its use of the accelerometer.
There's a Little Trouble in SimCity
Electronics Arts' recreation of the long-time, popular SimCity series for the iPhone is somewhat astonishing given the parameters the developers had to work with. That's not necessarily a good thing, however, as I'll explain later.
Flick Fishing is Almost as Close as It Gets
When it comes to sport fishing on the iPhone and iPod touch, other applications — including the recently reviewed iFish — fall far short of Flick Fishing. In other words, if you're choosing a fishing application, you should go with this one.
iFun Golf Can Bring Out the Tiger in You
iFun - Social Gaming Network, or SGN as it is better known, has built a business around popular iPhone games such as iBowl and iBaseball as we noted in our interview with Shervin Pishevar, CEO of SGN last month.
It's Smooth Sailing With Wings
If you are looking to kick back and take a casual flight with your iPhone (and who isn't?) then Wings - Filght Experience is your app. You can glide or float through different weather patterns and maneuver your iPlane through the air.
iGolf Releases Version 2.0 - Play Par 3 Golf on the iPhone
iGolf today released version 2.0 of their Free Golf simulation game for the iPhone. This is a significant new release: instead of just playing on a driving range, you can now play two par 3 holes and one par 4.
X-Plane 9: Flight Simulator Comes to the iPhone
For $9.99, XPlane offers a realistic flight simulator experience for the iPhone. Released last week, and developed in only a month, the app takes full advantage of the accelerometer of the iPhone to create a truly accurate flying experience.
Spore Origins is AppCraver's new Favorite Game
The much anticipated "Spore Origins" game from Electronic Arts is here, and AppCraver loves it. If you don't already know, "Spore" is a game that has been in development for several years now, and is designed by the folks who brought you "The Sims" -- one of the best selling games ever.
Ball in a Cup - pretty much is what it is
Simple name, simple game!
I was walking through the airport a while ago and approached the security scan area. I took off my shoes and put my keys and laptop into the gray bin. I proceeded to eat the banana I was carrying and I turned to my right to catch the glimpse of a security guard, who was looking at me and said, “ Sir, you can’t take that though the checkpoint.”
I paused and looked at the banana and looked back at him with a questioned expression.