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Asteroid Smash Review

iPad App - Designed for iPad
By Angela LaFollette on November 19th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: HECTIC YET FUN
A multiplayer game where the goal is to mine friends’ asteroids and build attack ships to take out their moon bases in order to be the last one standing.
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Wizardous: An Apprentice's Betrayal Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Arron Hirst on November 7th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: ENCHANTING
Wizardous is a magical side scroller that has all the traits of a retro 8-bit classic, complete with an addictive soundtrack.
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Apple Dash HD Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on October 3rd, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: RETRO PLATFORMING DELIGHTS
A nostalgic trip for many, Apple Dash HD is a highly enjoyable and challenging vertical platformer.
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Double Dragon Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Lee Hamlet on September 20th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN
This faithful and worthwhile update of the original Double Dragon is an excellent blast from the past.
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Jack N' Jill Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Lee Hamlet on September 3rd, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: NOSTALGIC PLATFORMING
With its black-and-white retro visuals, Jack N' Jill is a charming but deceptively challenging little platformer.
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Ice Cream Surfer Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jordan Minor on August 9th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: MELTED
Even a great retro art style can't save this sloppy shooter.
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Kid Tripp Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Carter Dotson on August 7th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: TRIPPED UP
Kid Tripp is challenging, but far too often slips into frustration.
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Prehistorik Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Lee Hamlet on July 29th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: CLUNKY CONTROLS
Originally from the Stone Age of console games, this update of a classic platformer doesn't quite hit the mark due to haphazard controls.
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R.Type Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 18th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: STILL TOUGH
There might be a subtle name change but R.Type is still as fiendishly difficult as it ever was.
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Kavinsky Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on July 12th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: FLAWED
Kavinsky doesn't quite work as a fully formed game, but it's a vaguely interesting mix of beat em up and driving action.
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Samurai Shodown II Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Lee Hamlet on July 8th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: CLASSIC GAME
The classic beat-em-up comes to iOS for the first time, but is hampered by control and difficulty issues.
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Contra: Evolution Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By David Rabinowitz on July 1st, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: I MISS THE ORGINAL
Contra: Evolution looks better than the original arcade game, but it's hampered with inadequate controls.
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Rocket Pirate! Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jordan Minor on June 24th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: HALF SAIL
A decent, if unmemorable, pirate shoot 'em up.
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Workout (7 Minute Body Fitness Exercise) Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Angela LaFollette on June 11th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: QUICKIE
Break a sweat in 7 minutes with this simple and elegant exercise app that doesn’t require any expensive equipment or sophisticated techniques.
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Pixel Rush Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jordan Minor on June 4th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: UNDERDOG
It's almost inexplicable how satisfying this endless runner is.
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