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Kami Retro Review for iPhone and iPod Touch

Kami Retro Review for iPhone and iPod Touch

Kami Retro is the latest far out and crazy-looking retro game from GAMEVIL. It is a platformer with Lemmings type of gameplay mixed in, as you control multiple on-screen characters that appear from a doorway magically into the levels. The game is very retro looking, hence the title, but with great visual flair and 3D backgrounds that just come to life once you start playing. There is a lot of interactivity between platforms and other objects in the game world — because you use these various objects to help guide your characters across to the other doorway. The game will also make you think and challenge your logic skills because there are puzzle elements mixed in with the platforming.
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NinJump Deluxe Review for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

NinJump Deluxe Review for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

NinJump Deluxe is a game perfectly designed for the iDevices. It is a casual, quick, pick-up-and-play title from Backflip Studios that is also unforgiving and challenging. Whether you are playing on the iPod, iPhone or the HD iPad version, the game can be played with one hand and while standing up. All the action happens vertically in portrait-orientation mode where you control a ninja trying to survive hordes of attackers aiming to prevent him climbing up. NinJump Deluxe belongs to the vertical-climber genre of titles on the App Store. But unlike most other vertical climbers, in this game there are four different environments to choose from. They range from a pirate setting with parrots and cannons included, to a jungle with snakes and frogs coming out of the walls.
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I Luv Chocolat Review for iPhone and iPod Touch

I Luv Chocolat Review for iPhone and iPod Touch

At first glance, I Luv Chocolat looked like an intriguing platformer. The screenshots made the game seem bright, colorful and humorous. They reminded me of the Clockwork Knight series on the Sega Saturn. I soon found out my assumptions were wrong and this game is nothing like the great Clockwork Knight titles. Yes the game, made by Zatun, is a platformer; and yes, you can jump around the single-area background while trying to collect various candies and items falling down. The problem with the game is mainly how repetitive it is and how badly the controls are implemented. While I understand the difficulty in making sliding controls work for movement on the iDevice’s small touchscreen, what’s wrong with controls similar to League of Evil’s directional inputs? or even the way the iDevice Ghosts’N Goblins games play? In I Luv Chocolat, I literally couldn’t move left or right an inch half the time playing. Yes, I understand this game was probably in development before League of Evil — but it’s still no excuse to how poor the control execution is.
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Dark Woods - Classic Platforming Adventure Comes to the iPad

Dark Woods – Classic Platforming Adventure Comes to the iPad

Irvine, California – Beansprites LLC today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Dark Woods 1.0, their new fantasy game for Apple’s revolutionary iPad device. Dark Woods is a Fantasy, Classic, Platforming Adventure that will bring back the fondest memories of Retro platforming action. You will explore 5 Gorgeous Worlds with various themed layouts, and battle Gorgeous creatures from Magical Mushrooms to Creepy Trees, and Bats.
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