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Running Quest Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on March 7th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: AVERAGE RUNNING
Playing it safe, Running Quest is a typical Endless Runner with basic upgrade elements and a pricey in-app purchase structure.
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Rabid Rascals Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Angela LaFollette on June 21st, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: PESKY RABBITS
Players can challenge Facebook friends and battle random opponents live in this fast-paced battle game that features crazy slingshot armed rabbits.
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Shellrazer Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Angela LaFollette on August 2nd, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar :: PATH OF DESTRUCTION
Gun down goblins with a bad-ass war turtle in this shoot ‘em up side-scroller.
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Dragon Flight Review

Posted by Sinan Kubba on June 23rd, 2012
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Developer: NextFloor
Price: Free
Version: 1.0.0
App Reviewed on: new iPad

Graphics / Sound Rating: starstarstarstarblankstar
User Interface Rating: starstarstarstarblankstar
Gameplay Rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar
Re-use / Replay Value Rating: starstarstarstarhalfstar


The endless shmup with upgrades is nothing brand new, but Dragon Flight is more like the love-child of an endless runner and a shmup. Shooting is automatic, and the enemies attack down the screen in wall-like waves. Play becomes a matter of carving your way through these walls, with dodging as key to progress as well-aimed shots. So pushing through Dragon Flight is like pushing through Temple Run, with quick reflexes and stamina both required in equal measure. Meanwhile upgrades and power-ups help me get that little bit further, as well as consolidate that all too dangerous one-more-go factor.

If that one-more-go factor is the hook then the bait is simplistic and appealing play, and Dragon Flight scores high here too. Sliding my dragon across the screen is a cinch, even if the quick slides sometimes necessary do bring on friction burns. Power-ups are similarly easy to use, like sliding up to produce a wide light beam attack. Alongside simple play is a cute retro look with modern definition. The retro is in the colorful variety of scrolling landscapes, like the dunes of a desert or the greenery of a dense forest, and in the bright spectrum of beams that make up my shots. Both evoke memories of many a classic shmup. Meanwhile the mulitcolored waves of dragons, as well the chibi image of my pink-haired valkyrie gleaming with victory at the end of each run, is plain adorable.

On the flip side, Dragon Flight is lacking in variety. Endless waves of ever-sturdier dragons, however colorul, are always going to feel monotonous, especially with a dearth in power-ups. It's maybe greedy to ask it of a free game (albeit one with purchasable coins for upgrades), but more power-ups and the occasional boss fights would take Dragon Flight to the next level. It's maybe because the foundations of play and presentation are so solid that the lack of development is a little disappointing. On a side note, while I don't doubt its success as a marketing ploy it's still a bit low to constantly badger players to review your game with the bribe promise of 5000 free coins for doing so.

Sneakiness and monotony aside, Dragon Flight is certainly worth trying out. It may only keep interest for a few minutes or it might take over your day, but either way I'm confident most will enjoy their time with it. It's free, it has endless shooting, it has dragons, and it has a cute pink-haired valkyrie. What's not to love?

Stay Alive Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Sinan Kubba on January 6th, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: BEATING AWAY
A never-ending space shooter where the end isn't wanted.
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Odd Issey Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Sinan Kubba on August 16th, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: ODDBALL FUN
A weird-looking but enjoyable twin-stick shooter that's a little too repetitive to be great.
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iDaTank Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jason Wadsworth on June 23rd, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: TURRETS UP
Navigate an upgradeable tank over small asteroids collecting crystals and destroying enemies.
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