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Articles tagged with "Arcade"

Meltdown on Mars THD: A tale of two genres

At first glance, it’s easy to write off Meltdown on Mars THD as another mindless shooter. Dual virtual-joystick controls? Check. Waves of enemies? Check. Spend hours on the game only to realize you've played the same game under another tittle? Not really. If you've played Gun Bros or Dead on Arriv ... Full Article »

March 19, 2012 4:30pm

Android App Video Review: Shogun: Bullet Hell Shooter

The story is just as generic, ridiculous, and over the top as any good bullet hell shooter should be, but I’ll just skip the potatoes and move on to the meat of the game, a.k.a. the gameplay. You control a lone ship and face down hordes of enemy bogies. By touching the screen, you move your ship a ... Full Article »

March 12, 2012 2:38pm

Android App Video Review: Pinball Arcade

The four tables initially available are Ripley's Believe It or Not, Black Hole, Theater of Magic, and Tales of the Arabian Nights. Each one is masterfully recreated, using the same sound effects and mechanics as the original machines. Each table is very different and very fun, although sometimes the ... Full Article »

February 29, 2012 1:47pm

Android App Video Review: RAIDEN-Sky Force Ace

After booting the app up and starting a new game, you'll choose between three different pilots and several secondary weapons before heading into the tutorial. There is quite the variety to choose from. You control the ship by dragging it around the screen as it automatically fires up at the descendi ... Full Article »

February 13, 2012 1:25pm

Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots delivers a chip off the old block

Think back to the thrilling days of yesteryear. I’m talking wearing PJs and playing games with siblings on Saturday morning. Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots would be appropriate for many such memories. It sure is for me. This memory is now available for only 99 cents, and it’s certainly worth that ... Full Article »

December 18, 2011 4:30pm

Android App Video Review: Iron Wars

The game has you playing as random robotic rolling balls designed for combat and death. There is a campaign mode, as well as quick play and local multiplayer. There is no real story to speak of, and there are no specifically designed levels in the campaign. It's really just a drawn out tutorial usin ... Full Article »

December 13, 2011 2:22pm

Android App Video Review: Extreme Evasion

After a quick front loaded tutorial explaining what's what, you can pick from three modes and start playing. The stage mode is your basic campaign, with a series of unique and increasingly challenging levels. Here you're goal is usually to collect enough blue energy orbs, or some other item, to open ... Full Article »

December 9, 2011 1:12pm

Android App Video Review: ChuChu Rocket!

The goal of the game is to guide the mice creatures known as ChuChus to their rocket ships, all while avoiding pits and the evil kitties know as KapuKapus. When you start a level, the Chus and Kapus will immediately run in a straight line, turning right every time they hit a wall unless forced to go ... Full Article »

December 2, 2011 12:14pm

Snappy Dragons for Android burning up the game charts

What’s angrier than an angry bird? A fire-breathing dragon whose babies have been kidnapped. In Snappy Dragons, evil (and very shortsighted) red wizards have kidnapped a dragon’s offspring and hidden them in a magical landscape. The game’s a red-hot blast of fun, and probably will be a big hit ... Full Article »

November 28, 2011 2:30pm

Android App Video Review: INC

The story here has to do with post apocalyptic futures under corporate rule with people's souls being transferred into robot bodies and all sorts of fun nonsense. You play as some guy who has to save some important doctor, or whatever. It doesn't seem all that important really, and is mostly a vehic ... Full Article »

November 28, 2011 11:59am


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