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Fantasy Solitaire Review

Fantasy Solitaire Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Fantasy Solitaire doesn't deviate from the standard Klondike Solitaire path, but it looks darn stylish.

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Pyramid Solitaire Saga Review

Pyramid Solitaire Saga Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
The popular Facebook card game comes to iOS and it's a fun if restrictive ride.

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4 Thrones Review

4 Thrones Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Simple to look at, simple to play, yet tricky to master. 4 Thrones will delight solitaire fans immensely.

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Solitaire & Wisdom Review

Solitaire & Wisdom Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
What Solitaire & Wisdom lacks in looks, it more than makes up for with sheer volume of solitaire games.

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Outlaw – TriPeaks Review

Outlaw – TriPeaks Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Somewhat vague in explaining itself, Outlaw-TriPeaks lacks that "one more go" factor that befits the Solitaire genre.

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Solitaire Blitz Review

Solitaire Blitz Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
A Facebook favorite comes to iOS, but on this format, it's not the King of the Card Game pack, just yet.

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Solitaire Kingdom Supreme Review

Solitaire Kingdom Supreme Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Apparently combining familiar classics with loads of unlockables and all sorts of wacky and interesting modifications is just funkitron's "thing."

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I profess I tend to spend a decent amount of time playing virtual solitaire these days, mostly thanks to some ridiculously early commutes. So it’s a game I’m quite familiar with, although I haven’t come anywhere close to mastering it. Why is this significant? Because Popcap is bringing their popular Facebook adaptation, Solitaire Blitz to iOS and I’m expecting to have a grand old time with it.

The rules of Solitaire Blitz are both familiar and totally new. Players still have to empty their cards into piles by following a particular sequence, but suits and linear progression don’t matter anymore. A King can be tossed on a Queen, to be followed by another Queen, then a Jack. Or it could go 2, 3, 4, 3, 2, Ace. But while this might sound like the challenge has been sucked out of the classic solo card game, the fact of the matter is it still makes for an intense game. Mostly thanks to the never pausing 60-second time limit and slots (up to four) for placing cards that have to be unlocked.

It makes for some rather frantic card shuffling as you attempt to spot anything and everything that can get tossed on a pile, attempt to plan ahead to avoid getting stuck, and search out any cards featuring a key icon that will unlock those essential extra card slots. All of this while the clock keeps ticking down. No specifics have been given regarding price yet but we can all look forward to one of the most intense games of solitaire ever this November.


Reiner Knizia’s Deck Buster

Reiner Knizia’s Deck Buster

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Simple, yet highly addictive. Reiner Knizia adds a unique twist to solo card games.

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AppZilla 3: 150 in 1! Review

AppZilla 3: 150 in 1! Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
AppZilla is back with 40 new apps and games that are all packed into one convenient location along with new features to satisfy hungry iOS appetites.

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Kings’ Corners Review

Kings’ Corners Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
A fun Solitaire game that requires some careful move planning.

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Ski Solitaire Review

Ski Solitaire Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Golf solitaire with a skiing based twist.

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Fairway Solitaire Review

Fairway Solitaire Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
A freemium solitaire game that makes it all too tempting to buy new level packs.

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Pyramid ♠ Solitaire Review

Pyramid ♠ Solitaire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Pyramid ♠ Solitaire fills the solo-play card game void nicely, but it might be hard for enthusiasts to get past the sticker shock.

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Four Seasons Review

Four Seasons Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Sprightly Software has translated a lesser known and rather difficult game of solitaire, ready or not.

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Single-player card games and portable devices, especially phones, have always seemed to be a perfect match. There’s just something inherently right about shuffling cards around on a phone (or something of relatively similar dimensions) during the morning commute. And honestly, a game doesn’t get much more accessible than solitaire, right?

Of course, there isn’t just one kind of solitaire. At least, not anymore. Sprightly Software has provided App Store users with their own rendition of a variant called Golf Solitaire, in which players have nine rounds in which to clear a field of 35 cards. This is done by drawing a card from the bottom deck, then taking cards from the field that are one number higher or lower (i.e. 3-4-3-2-3-4-5-etc…).

The new 1.2 update has added a few Game Center achievements and a single hole mode for an even quicker on-the-go experience. Just in case this quirky little solo card game with golf-styled sound effects sounds appealing, it’s available right now on the App Store for $1.99.



$0.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-02-04 :: Category: Games

Solitaire by Backflip Review

Solitaire by Backflip Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Backflip Studios' take on the virtually timeless classic may just be the best iOS iteration yet, and it's free!

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Simply Poker Squares Review

Simply Poker Squares Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Simply Poker Squares is a universal poker solitaire app with some weird, but cool, achievements and a fun look.

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Fruit Memory HD Review

Fruit Memory HD Review

Fruit Memory HD is, in my opinion, one of the nicest Memory-type games available on the app store, and is one that my daughters and I have a ton of fun with on a regular basis. The thing that first caught my eye with Fruit Memory was its very clean and attractive art style that […]

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ClickGamer Solitaire Review

ClickGamer Solitaire Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Solitaire is a game as old as time and Clickgamer Solitaire is a great iPhone version of it.

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Word Solitaire: Aurora Review

Word Solitaire: Aurora Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Word Solitaire: Aurora combines the age old card game with word game fun. It's a potent and compelling combination.

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Solitaire Classics Review

Solitaire Classics Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
If you’re looking for a good solitaire game, then Solitaire Classics is worth your time. It delivers a realistic presentation and some of the most popular varieties of solitaire, though it is a bit too light in terms of bells and whistles.

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Touchmaster Volume 1

Touchmaster Volume 1

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
The Touchmaster series is generally quite good on the Nintendo DS platform, and while the games here are also good, there isn't as much variety present. Furthermore, while the games Midway has included aren't all that exciting, if you are a puzzle fan you'll definitely find something here to like.

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Mondo Solitaire

Mondo Solitaire

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Mondo delivers a solid game with 100 different Solitaire options.

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