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ThinkRolls 2 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Amy Solomon on March 27th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: MASTERFUL SEQUEL
ThinkRolls 2 delivers more elements to use at tools as one explores this marvelous physics-based app.
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Robot School - Programming for Kids Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Amy Solomon on March 13th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CODING MADE INTERESTING
Robot School is a great app for teaching coding to kids in a way that helps them visualize what is being taught.
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Physics Platformer iO Rolls its Way onto the App Store

Posted by Jessica Fisher on February 23rd, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Gamious and BluBox Games have just launched iO, a physics platformer where you are a speedy puck using gravity manipulation, portals, and vehicles to solve puzzles. You'll also be able to grow, shrink, roll, leap, and climb your way through more than 150 puzzles. And the global leader boards allow you to compete against anyone around the world while you rack up the achievements.

iO was the winner of the Global Game Jam 2012, an IndieCade 2015 Finalist, received an honorable mention for the “GDC Best In Play 2015,” and is featured as a “Best New Game” exclusively on the App Store.

You can download iO for $2.99 right now.

Winky Think Logic Puzzles Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Amy Solomon on January 28th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: WINKY THINK MAKES YOU THINK
Winky Think Logic Puzzles include numerous tactile puzzles that will challenge all age groups.
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Take a Spelling Journey Around the World with Words On Tour

Posted by Jessica Fisher on January 15th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Have you ever wanted to spell words in new and exotic places? Zynga thought so! They have released their newest game, Words On Tour, in which you will travel to places such as Tokyo, Cairo, and London. Unfortunately travel is not without its hazards. You'll have to overcome things like bad weather and roadblocks to get to your destination.

As a sort of successor to Words With Friends, Words On Tour is also a social game. You can play with your friends and help them out by giving them bonus lives. The game has hundreds of puzzles including Hidden Phrases where you find words to solve a phrase, Catch the Bus where you must get pas obstacles and find your bus, and ​Collection, which has you collecting passport stamps and tiles.

Words On Tour is available to download for free on the App Store now.

Thinkrolls Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Amy Solomon on November 14th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar ::
Thinkrolls is an app full of physics fun as children maneuver through thoughtfully stylized mazes.
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Toonia TwinMatch Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Amy Solomon on October 7th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar ::
Toonia TwinMatch is a very nice introduction to Mahjong solitaire for young children, be it with in-app purchases.
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The Journey Down: Chapter Two Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on September 2nd, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: DARK YET ENTICING
It's a little dark, in every sense of the word, but The Journey Down: Chapter Two is a solidly entertaining adventure game.
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Brain+ Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Nadia Oxford on August 22nd, 2014
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: DIM BULB
Brain+ is just another entry in an over-saturated brain-training marketplace - and not a particularly fun entry, either.
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The Nightmare Continues for In Fear I Trust. Episode 3: Rust and Iron is Available Now.

Posted by Jessica Fisher on July 17th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF CREEPY :: Read Review »

In Fear I Trust, the chilling interactive story by Chillingo Ltd, has received its latest episode: Rust and Iron. In Fear I trust is a psychological thriller where the player wakes up in a facility where bizarre and disturbing experiments have been conducted.

Players must solve puzzles to unravel the mystery of the facitlity. Rust and Iron is a continuation of the story and is available as a free update. The new update also includes new iCloud support and various performance and graphical improvements for low-end devices. Chillingo reports that more episode are on their way over the coming months.

The Ghost Archives: Haunting of Shady Valley Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad only
By Jennifer Allen on May 15th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: SPOOKY OBJECT HUNTING
Explore an abandoned mining town in this spooky but fun casual Hidden Object game.
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Paranormal Agency: The Ghosts of Wayne Mansion Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad only
By Jennifer Allen on April 8th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: DEPENDABLE CASUAL ADVENTURING
A fairly dependable Hidden Object/casual adventuring game, Paranormal Agency: The Ghosts of Wayne Mansion is fun, if short.
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Mount Olympus Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 25th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: SIMPLE ADVENTURING
It won't challenge the iPad's capabilities or players' brain cells, but Mount Olympus still offers some simple fun for the novice adventurer.
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Doggins Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 10th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: BRIEF DELIGHT
A touch on the easy side and quite short, Doggins is still a charming delight of an adventure game.
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Nancy Drew: Ghost of Thornton Hall Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad only
By Arron Hirst on March 7th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: CREEPILY ENJOYABLE
An eery soundtrack, high-fidelity voices, and strong art-style make Nancy Drew: Ghost Of Thornton Hall an experience worthy of one's headphones.
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