Myst for iPhone - Yes, this review is about that Myst, the legendary PC game that essentially put point and click adventure games on the map. Though that style of game isn’t so popular in the age of first person shooters and advances in technology, there is a simple and elegant quality to the genre that still makes it relevant in my eyes.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "strategy game."
Squares! Requires Strategy
Squares! is a strategy game for the iPhone from ciretose. It is comprised of a simple game board with 25 squares. The squares are cute, the concept is straightforward, but don't be fooled — Squares!
Hell Yeah! StickWars Uses Simple Gameplay, Requires Real Strategy
Get ready to get stuck up! Not in a literal sense, but rather, a new addictive game from indie developer John E. Hartzog which has blazed its way to the top of the App Store. StickWars is a frenetic war game that aims to capture the perfect balance of simple gameplay and meaningful strategy.
Doodle Jump Entertains By Leaps and Bounds
Doodle Jump by Lima Sky appeals to simplicity in name, game design and play. Mimicking the appearance of actual doodles on graphing paper, the sketchy-sketch of a main character dons a suspiciously Qbert-like facade.
Bailout America Offers Special Discount
Bailout America, the lemmings-style strategy game with a timely economy theme, is on sale this week for just $0.99. Doe Doe games which teamed with us as a special AppCraver sponsor wanted to offer a little something extra to AppCraver readers. So check out the video, then head on over to the App Store and pick up a copy of the Bailout America iPhone app. It's our patriotic duty to play.
Lux DLX: Risk Lovers Can Battle On to Dominate
Attention to all “Risk” aficionados and fanatics, Sillysoft Games is showing you some love for your itch to achieve world domination. Lux DLX is the mobile version of their desktop oriented game, Lux Delux, which has a sizable following on the net.
HydroTilt Demands, Yet Rewards, Tenacity
An unparalleled, heart-racing challenge of coordination, codeglue's HydroTilt is a strategy game in which the player manipulates their iPhone/iPod touch to control the flow of a droplet of water through obstacles over floating platforms.
HexSpin: Spin to Win This Challenging Color Match Puzzle
HexSpin brings to the table a puzzle game that mimics bejeweled, but with one major difference. It involves colors that need to be matched up. Each hexagon can be spun to match the colors to try and get the same colors together.
Jabeh: Find the Hidden Stones in This Logic Puzzle
Jabeh, an interesting logic puzzle app, is a mixture of Sudoku and Minesweeper. Your goal in Jabeh is to find the 12 hidden stones on each puzzle board.
The arrows on the board are to help point you in the right direction of the hidden stones.
The Creeps! is Scarily Addictive Tower Defense Game
The Creeps - Let it be known that I love a good sale. Who doesn’t? My own affection for sales transcends to the iTunes Store as well as anywhere else and right now you can get The Creeps! on sale for just $0.99.
R.I.P. — This Maze Will Kill Your Time
It may not be close to Halloween, but R.I.P will put you in the spirit. While this new game is light on depth, it does a nice job at killing a few minutes of time.
The premise is pretty simple. You are a ghost trying to make your way back to your happy little home amongst the dead.
iMafia: Criminal Enterprise Gameplay Needs More Polish
Social gaming has become all the rage, especially with the popularity of games like Mob Wars on Facebook. iMafia, by PlayMesh seeks to join in the fray by allowing you to grow a criminal network and share it with your friends.
Touch Physics Impresses with Accurate Physics and Entertaining Gameplay
Touch Physics is ingenious, addictive, and a load of fun.
The mechanics of Touch Physics are quite simple yet it is one of those things which, when you experience it, make you realize just how powerful the iPhone platform is.
7 Cities Tower Defense Game Includes Marauding Pirates
7 Cities - I'm almost embarrassed to admit it, but until recently, I didn't realize just how engaging tower defense strategy games such as Fieldrunners and Zombie Attack can be. The concept didn't seem all that challenging so I never looked at the genre closely.
Shift Your Thinking about Puzzle Games
Shift - You know that "paradigm shift" thing your boss always goes on about in meetings? I don't recall ever seeing a "paradigm" and I've always doubted it would "shift" if I did. After reviewing MunkyFun's Shift, I think I finally get what the boss has been talking about.