Posted by Mary Ann Neder | Aug 13, 2012 | Comments 0
Austrian App Development company, DonkeyCat have transformed the late 1980s Atari ST Classic Ballerburg into an iPhone and iPad – App. Ballerburg proves that simple game concepts are also the best. Two castles on each side of a mountain, fighting each other using cannons The goal is to beat the enemy kingdoms castle by hitting its well guarded king. For each cannon shoot, angle and amount of used gunpowder has to be adjusted wisely, as all resources are limited and have to be paid using taxes from the inhabitants of your castle…
Posted by Gwen Phua | Aug 12, 2011 | Comments 0
Do you have a fondness for pixel art? If you do, you may find a new friend in Pixel Dude: Editor for Pixel Art with Dropbox Support by Spielhaus. This provides you an easy way to draw pixel creations on your iPad with either your finger or a stylus. Continue on to iPadmodo for our full review.
Posted by Adam | Jul 22, 2011 | Comments 0
Game developer Bobtan today announces Q Pang 1.3, their popular alien shooter game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With a decidedly and delightfully modern take on this traditional space invaders arcade format, players exercise their alien annihilating abilities on the murderous but adorable Qs. Q Pang features a multitude of adorably themed worlds, 16 enemy types, and custom audio. Open Feint is supported, and players that buy the game can anticipate its continuous improvement.
Posted by Adam | Jul 06, 2011 | Comments 0
Icon Games Entertainment announces the release of Bashi Blocks 1.0.0 for iOS. Previously released on Nintendo WiiWare, PlayStation Minis and PC, Bashi Blocks features a unique built-in game editor offering unlimited level design possibilities; you can even structure your own game tournament and make your own game. Bashi Blocks includes 90 levels and 10 challenging boss stages. The unique retro block sets will remind you of classic arcade games.
Posted by Gwen Phua | Jun 15, 2011 | Comments 1
Do you miss the sound of an old arcade game? Now you can play Ice Tales by Widget Revolt LLC on your iPhone or iPod Touch. A penguin called Pendleton needs to rescue his friends, who have been captured by the evil ice queen. To do so, he has to slide and fly through various mazes, collecting yellow starfish and baskets of fish. Can you evade the queen’s many minions?
Posted by Adam | Jun 10, 2011 | Comments 0
mobivention announces the release of their modern version of Reversi as a freemium edition for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Through a customizable play Reversi gives its players a new feel for the popular classic game. The basic version can be downloaded for free at the App Store and offers useful add-ons via in-app purchases. Reversi is played by 1-2 players on an 8×8 board. The pieces are two-faced, each in 2 shades and they are being placed alternately on the game board.
Posted by Press Releases | May 06, 2011 | Comments 0
Zagreb, Croatia – Remember those addictive old fashioned (one would even say RETRO) plastic “handheld” games with water in them that you used to play for days, months and years when you were a kid? Downside to them was that they broke very easily and had only one level. Well, we have a solution for you. We wanted to make the same gaming experience but in a form which can fit in your pocket. With different levels and way more options than ever before, we can easily say that HydroToss(TM) is without a doubt a must have game for iOS devices. We didn’t even need to say that, our gamers said it to us and we are now using it as our promotion.
Posted by Gwen Phua | May 05, 2011 | Comments 0
Are you a fan of retro beat ’em ups? Streets of Rage 3 by SEGA is the culmination of a well-known trilogy. The evil Mr X has in place a new plot to take over the city by using robot clones to masquerade as several key officials. Our four heroes—Axel, Blaze, Skate, and Dr Zan—need to battle Mr X’s minions to put an end to his Syndicate. As usual, they’ve each got a set of powerful moves to help them.
Posted by Gwen Phua | May 02, 2011 | Comments 0
Retro gamers may be glad to find yet another classic title by SEGA out for the iOS. In Golden Axe 2, you are tasked with retrieving the golden axe from the nefarious Dark Guld, who has been wreaking mayhem across the world. Can you take out Dark Guld and his brutal army before he plunges the world into total darkness?
Posted by Gwen Phua | Apr 21, 2011 | Comments 0
Avid fans of SEGA’s Streets of Rage Genesis games may be interested to know Streets of Rage 2 was recently released for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The evil villain, Mr X has captured Adam, the protagonist from the first game, and it’s up to his four friends—Axel, Blaze, Max, and Skate—to rescue him.
Posted by Press Releases | Apr 12, 2011 | Comments 0
Lancashire, United Kingdom – Indie game studio XS720 Ltd today announced that their first videogame, Platform Hell! will be available immediately, exclusive for iPhone. Platform Hell! is a retro style platform game with simple and addictive game play, containing many colorful levels. Platform Hell! will be available worldwide on release. The Pro version will cost $0.99 in the U.S. App Store and priced accordingly in other regions. There will also be a free version.
Posted by Press Releases | Apr 11, 2011 | Comments 0
Hamden, Connecticut – Independent app creators Fernando Sciessere and Everson Siqueira have released iMimic 1.1 for iOS. The 80’s are back! And your memory will be challenged by this retro-style electronic game. Repeat the sequence of tones and lights played by iMimic – it starts with a single tone and every round the sequence gets one tone longer – how far can you follow iMimic?
Posted by Gwen Phua | Apr 07, 2011 | Comments 0
Pac-Man has leaped into iOS devices, and he doesn’t want to stop jumping. PAC’N-JUMP by Namco Networks America Inc is a D. Jump (or Papi Jump) styled game in which you control Pac-Man as he jumps and bounces off platforms and rockets up through the air. And since this is Pac-Man, he’ll want to eat Pac-Dots, Power Pellets, and other yummy, energy boosting stuff. How many dots up can you help Pac-Man go?
Posted by Press Releases | Mar 22, 2011 | Comments 0
Uppsala, Sweden – Swedish indie game Studio Spogg AB today is pleased to announce the release of Rainbow Rage 1.0, a fast paced highly addictive game for iPhone and iPod touch. In Rainbow Rage, the classic arcades meets the modern game arena. Graphics are inspired by the old retro games, but takes it to a whole new level with advanced particle systems, smooth animations and beautiful artwork.
Posted by Gwen Phua | Mar 09, 2011 | Comments 0
How does it feel to be an overworked, underpaid worker? In Karoshi by YoYo Games Ltd, you’ll help Mr Karoshi, a Japanese man who’s so unhappy with his job he keeps trying to find ways to kill himself. Sometimes, you can guide Mr Karoshi to his death in very simple moves, while at other times you’ll have to be most innovative.
Posted by Gwen Phua | Feb 24, 2011 | Comments 1
Do you have it in you to be an ace pilot? In XY7 by Dark Shadow Games, your mission is to jet through deep space, clearing as many bombs and enemies as you can … The bad news is you’re massively outnumbered. Your opponents also appear to possess far more advanced technology, with tough bosses and stealthed ships and bombs. Can you survive all the way to the end?
Posted by Gwen Phua | Feb 10, 2011 | Comments 0
If you’re itching for a fight, you can pummel a variety of opponents, from male to female, in the classic game, Virtua Fighter 2 by SEGA. You can play as one of eight fighters, each of whom behaves and fights a little differently. Can you make it through each encounter without getting knocked out?
Posted by Gwen Phua | Feb 01, 2011 | Comments 0
Evil scientists have banded together to create weapons of mass destruction. In League of Evil by Ravenous Games, you’re a super agent who is given the duty to find and eliminate all the evil scientists. Your special skills are so slick you can double jump over various hazards and even up sheer walls. All amid cool retro awesomeness!
Posted by Press Releases | Jan 19, 2011 | Comments 0
Sofia, Bulgaria – There’s a new release from the creators of Pimpy – the photo application for iPhone with the widest choice of stickers. This time they go crazy with Doodle Booth – a wacky app for doodle photo decoration.
Posted by Mike Lata | Jan 19, 2011 | Comments 0
Update: It got pulled again