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Starfront: Collision Game Review: It’s StarCraft in your iPhone

Written on February 25, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Starfront: Collision's got everything we want in an RTS for the iPhone: StarCraft in an iPhone.

The RTS (real-time strategy) genre has pretty much been around for two decades, as games carrying the category went on a rise during mid 90s to early 2000s. With amazing titles such as WarCraft, Dune, Red Alert and of course StarCraft, alot of people thought that the genre would become big in the following years or even decades. But during the course of mid-2000s, RTS games began to lose its luster despite the rise of WarCraft III, with several gamers who lived that generation began shifting to the easier titles of social network gaming, to a more intense or content driven genres like FPS and MMORPGs.

The arrival of StarCraft II was definitely a saving grace for the genre as it revived a gamer’s lust for RTS action. And Gameloft took advantage of the uprise roaring across the gaming industry by concocting their own RTS, well we can’t exactly say it’s their own because it pretty much resembles Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft title. Though it’s definitely a great game for those who are looking for an alternative RTS title for their iPhones. This is Starfront: Collision.

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Mobile Gamers are Younger, Wealthier, and Most Likely Women

Written on February 24, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Will there come a time when the video game industry is no longer defined by men on their couches playing Halo, Killzone or COD while chugging some cans of beer?

Mobile gaming has definitely stormed its way into the video game industry. With the uprise of devices ranging from smartphones and tablets, mobile gaming has spanned beyond your typical gaming console and even beyond your typical hardcore gamer. In a recent analysis by mobile marketing and analysis firm Flurry, the mobile gaming market shows that mobile gamers are most likely younger, wealthier, more educated and most likely to be a female compared to the entire U.S. population.

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Best iPhone Games for Guys

Written on January 01, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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You'll be surprised what great games can come from a small little thing that is the iPhone. We bring you the best games that strike a chord for great graphics and excellent gameplay.

When it comes to gaming, guys usually for good graphics and acceptable game play. Although at first the iPhone doesn’t seem capable of handling those criteria, developers have overcome the odds to give us great titles that can rival the best handheld portable games out there.

Celebrate the holiday season with these iPhone games in a list that balances good gameplay, good graphics, and simple yet engaging fun. These can certainly entertain us whenever our wives scold us for being late from a night out with the bros.

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Tap Tap Revenge 4 Chosen as the Top Free Game in iTunes

Written on December 21, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Are you ready to Tap Tap? If your answer is yes then you must download Tap Tap Revenge 4 now. After more than 24 hours after its launch, Tap Tap Revenge 4 reigned as the Top Free Game in the iTunes App Store. With free 100 songs upon download, what are you waiting for?

The 4th generation of the incredibly cool game Tap Tap Revenge 4 was released in the App Store recently. Tap Tap Revenge has been in the App Store for quite some time already.

What’s new on the latest version? The new version brings over 100 free tracks for players to tap with. These songs includes hits of from popular artists/bands like Lady Gaga, Linkin Park, and My Chemical Romance. TTR4 introduces a “like” button which displays an avatar showing who else likes the respective track. Tapulous also done some iOS 4 revamps by adding both Game Center and Retina Display support.

Another tweak made was the social media feature. From now on, players move can be forwarded on Twitter and Facebook. There is also now an “Acade Mode” for players to enjoy. This new mode offers more challenges to the players.

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Move Over Angry Birds, The Smurfs are Here

Written on November 18, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Angry Birds fly away from the top spot as blue miniature creatures called The Smurfs come into the limelight.

Angry Birds is kicked out of the top spot. The Smurfs are here. The once top billed and most popular iPhone game, Angry Birds, steps down of the its throne. Capcom’s Smurfs’ Village now reigns as the best game platform.

The Smurfs’ Village is a game where player control a group of smurfs. If you are not familiar with the smurfs, they are the blue creatures made popular by comics and 1980s cartoons. Players need to build houses, grow crops and interact with other smurfs in the villages. This game resembles Farmville in many ways.

Wonder why smurfs suddenly becomes a top-grossing game? It is offered for free! No need to shed bucks to play this game. Players just need to own any Apple device and be on a Wi-Fi hotspot.

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Introducing: The Lord of the Rings Tower Defense iPhone Game

Written on September 25, 2010 by Adam Eve

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The forthcoming LOTR tower defense game on iPhone might just show you how much of a pit bull Aragorn can be, now that he's miniature enough to fit inside your iPhone.

Glu Games, the developer of Lord of the Rings: Middle Earth Defense, is slated to launch the game on iPhone this coming December. It is the first officially licensed LOTR title for the iPhone, that includes all of your favorite characters – from Legolas to Samwise – for an orc-slaying battle royale. Aside from the solid game-play and great-looking graphics, Lord of the Rings on iPhone as a whole might geek you out.

To get a hold of what’s inside the Middle Earth Defense, check out the video here.

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