Monthly Archives: June 2011

Make Rooms in your brain. You’ll need it.

Spoiler alert! Rooms for iPad delivers floor after floor of brain wracking fun. The puzzles look simple but many are so devious you’ll feel trapped in the maze forever. Every puzzle is solvable, but you may need to twist your … Continue reading

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Casey’s Contraptions: jury rigging joy

Spoiler alert! Casey’s Contraptions allows you to tinker with toys to your heart’s delight. It’s like opening the toy box to the past, because some of these toys haven’t been cool for kids since the invention of the walkman. One … Continue reading

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Virtual City brings out your inner micro manager

Spoiler alert! If you like games that take a lot of work and demand an investment of your time, Virtual City will deliver on your dollar. The game challenges you ability to strategize and manage resources, but it’s definitely not … Continue reading

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Hamlet with aliens? Shakespeare shudders.

Spoiler alert! Hamlet or the Last Game without MMORPG features, Shaders or Product Placement probably wins the title for the longest game name in the App Store. The game evolved on other platforms and its translation to the iPad could … Continue reading

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FoodBreaker spins of classic game format

Spoiler alert! If you remember the original Atari Breakout game (and even if you don’t), you’ll love FoodBreaker. The game graphics aren’t much, but the challenges increase at every level. A little patience, however, and you’ll be picking off fruit … Continue reading

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AppAllStar: iPhone app with iPad games

Spoiler alert! As an iPad app, there’s very little to say for AppAllStar, especially since it’s an iPhone app. But every week or so, it delivers a free iPad game. And that makes the app worth at least 3 stars. … Continue reading

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Week Calendar HD scared Apple into removing it

Spoiler alert! Why would you need another calendar app that’s almost identical to Apple’s iPad Calendar? If you don’t use your calendar much, you don’t. But if you really need to organize your calendar, Week Calendar HD actually extends Calendar’s … Continue reading

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