iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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  • Publish Date: February 28, 2011

Great games on a dollar a day

What are the best new iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch games available for a total budget of $30 -- or about a dollar per day? Below are the best-reviewed titles released over the past month. All games are available for all Apple portable devices unless otherwise indicated.

Best-Reviewed New iPad/iPhone/iPod Games, $30 Total Budget - February 2011
  Game Genre Rating Metascore Price
Image Tiny Wings Action 4+ 90 $0.99
Image JellyCar 3 Driving/Platform 4+ 88 $0.99
Image NBA JAM by EA SPORTS Sports 4+ 87 $4.99
Image League of Evil Platform 9+ 87 $1.99
Image Starfront: Collision Strategy 9+ 86 $6.99
Image Karoshi Puzzle/Action 12+ 85 $0.99
Image Sky Combat Shooter 4+ 85 $0.99
Image Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden Action-RPG 9+ 84 $6.99
Image Surveillant Action 4+ 80 $1.99
Image Puckerz! Action 4+ 78 $0.99
      TOTAL COST: $27.90

iPad owners can add one more title to the list:

Image Infinity Field [iPad Only] Action 9+ 87 $1.99

The Metascore for iPhone and iPad games is an unweighted average of individual scores given by professional game publications on a scale of 0 (bad) to 100 (good). A Metascore of 75 or higher denotes generally positive reviews, while 90 or higher indicates universal acclaim. Scores are not calculated for games with fewer than four reviews.

Below, we take a closer look at each of the past month's best new games. (Note that all game summaries are from the publishers' official descriptions.)

Tiny Wings  

Metascore (out of 100):
90
from Andreas Illiger
Action, $0.99, ages 4+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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You have always dreamed of flying - but your wings are tiny. Luckily the world is full of beatiful hills. Use the hills as jumps - slide down, flap your wings and fly! At least for a moment - until this annoying gravity brings you back down to earth. But the next hill is waiting for you already. Watch out for the night and fly as fast as you can. Otherwise flying will only be a dream once again.

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100AppSpy
Minimalistic games like Tiny Wings will never truly replace more substantial titles, but its polished gameplay and presentation make it a hard game to ignore.
100GamePro
This impressive "one-button" App Store entry is simple by design, but deep and engaging enough to make it more than worth its $0.99 price point.
100Modojo
It just goes to show that sometimes, it's the simplest of concepts that make a hit.
100Slide to Play
Brilliant in its simplicity, originality, and ability to keep you coming back again and again.
90148Apps
Playing Tiny Wings, one just gets a feeling that this is a game that could be absolutely huge ... from the ingenious unique gameplay to the charming protagonist and stunning visual style, all the elements for a smash hit are here.
80IGN
A great little play. If it clicks with you, you'll be as hooked as the gamers that have already sent it rocketing up the App Store charts.
80Pocket Gamer UK
Thanks to charming presentation, tight rhythmic gameplay, and keen replayability, Tiny Wings is well worth flapping onto the App Store for.
75No DPad
Tiny Wings is a good game. But it's extremely raw when it comes to options such as being able to listen to your own music, and it also left out GameCenter on its initial launch. The gameplay is addictive, though, and the artwork isn't too shabby.

JellyCar 3  

Metascore (out of 100):
88
from Disney Interactive
Driving/Platform, $0.99, ages 4+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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The hit driving platform puzzle game is all new! JellyCar 3 features all new levels, all new car customization, all new ghost racing, and so much more. So hop in, start your Jelly engines, and find the stop sign! JellyCar 3 includes 50 themed levels designed to maximize your squishy gameplay. With platforms and objects that move, rotate, and trigger special effects, each level is a new adventure. Race to the stop sign and keep an eye out for surprises. Choose your car then create a customized color-styled JellyCar. Add detail down to the hubcaps. You can even customize the sound of your JellyCar. Chase the Ghost Car and race against friends and the best times from the global leaderboards. Save replays, make flipbooks, and relive your best times. Go back in time and Rewind a level to correct mistakes and optimize your time. Includes 10 Rewinds. Buy additional Rewind Packs via in-app purchase. Soar over obstacles and reach goals with the Balloon ability, climb walls with Sticky Tires, tap your car to make it grow, and play along with great music and sound effects. Everything that makes JellyCar awesome is here and more, so test-drive JellyCar 3 today!

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100AppSpy
A fun puzzling racer perfect for all ages and gamers thanks to its easy to pick up style, challenging hidden objectives and customizable world; a solid sequel that strikes a balance between its previous titles.
100Slide to Play
A bouncy, wildly creative romp.
80Modojo
The only conceivable issues are the obvious omissions. Disney Mobile failed to include a level editor (you can only customize the cars), and you can't zoom in/out to get a lay of the land.
70148Apps
This is the kind of game that you can pick up and play while you're waiting in a long line or just trying to kill some time ... even if it's not much more than that.

Infinity Field
[iPad Only]  

Metascore (out of 100):
87
from Chillingo
Action, $1.99, ages 9+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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Use the intuitive and familiar dual stick controls to guide your craft through the field of enemies with one analogue stick while at the same time clearing a path with your blaster. Things start off simple but soon you will have to deal with countless enemies intent on colliding with your craft and turning you into an explosion of pixels. The darkness of space never looked so bright, vibrant and colorful enemies of all shapes and sizes fill the screen and explode in a hail of bullets in glorious HD as you blast your way to a new high score. Collect power-ups as you zip around the field turning your regular cannon into a myriad of ultra powerful weapons. Fire bullets in every direction, watch them ricochet off the walls and into your foes. Use lasers, bombs and special weapons to destroy the incoming craft. There are six survival modes including – Zombie, Snake and Insane mode. Infinity Field also features a full campaign mode with hugely challenging bosses, as well as a fun, competitive multiplayer option. Infinity Field is fully integrated with Crystal and there are tons of achievements to be collected. Go head to head with your friends and compete for the highest score out there!

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100Slide to Play
An exceptional endless mode suite makes Infinity Field the Geometry Wars clone to beat.
90148Apps
Infinity Field may lack in the originality department, but it does not lack in the fun department.
90TouchGen
Yes! this is heavily influenced by Geometry Wars, both in terms of gameplay and look and feel. But if clones are this good, and perhaps even better than the original source material, then a little bit of unoriginality isn't always a bad thing.
83Game Chronicles
Infinity Field offers a mind-blowing visual experience that will assault your eyes and ears and put your reflexes to the ultimate test. It might not do much to push the boundaries of the twin-stick shooter genre but it certainly perfects the concept and is a fantastic bargain for only $2.
80IGN
Yes, Infinity Field is pretty much an evolved riff on Geometry Wars. But I definitely had more fun with it, thanks in no small part to the whiplash caused by changing play styles in the intense campaign mode.
80Pocket Gamer UK
Creative new modes and a great set of features don't just keep Infinity Field from being a copycat, they make it a superior twin-stick shooter.

NBA JAM by EA SPORTS  

Metascore (out of 100):
87
from Electronic Arts
Sports, $4.99, ages 4+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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NBA JAM is ready to rock your iPhone or iPod touch with all the over-the-top, high-flying, 2-on-2 arcade basketball action just like you remember it – and like you've never seen before! So go to the hole. Go strong. Go for the monster jam. Jam with all 30 NBA teams and your favorite NBA stars. Unlock legends from the classic arcade era like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Dr. J, Scott Skiles, Karl Malone, Detlef Schrempf, and Danny Manning – plus some secret players you can only get on iPhone/iPod touch. Open up outrageous cheats, too. And if you can't wait to go big, all the unlocks are available for instant purchase and download in the JAM store. 2 modes of play let you ball the way you want: Play Now – Select a team and jump right into the ballgame / Classic Campaign – Defeat all other teams to win the championship, and unlock legends, hidden players and cheats Also select from two different control schemes (D-Pad and gesture-based) and take advantage of the outstanding versatility of your iPhone/iPod touch. Is it the shoes? If you're from the Old School, you'll feel the '90s nostalgia while you play the hottest new arcade sports game on the App Store. Featuring the voice of Tim Kitzrow (the original NBA JAM play-by-play announcer), you'll hear all the classic catchphrases plus a few new ones recorded just for this game. This JAM is all about "boomshakalaka" ... and beyond!

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100AppSpy
If you loved the original or you're even slightly intrigued by this whacky basketball title, then I heartily recommend NBA JAM, but the lack of a multiplayer feature can be a sore point.
100Slide to Play
Even as a solo game, NBA Jam is incredibly fun. The top-notch visual style, quality controls, and fast-paced gameplay make it a sports game that action or arcade gamers will love as well.
90148Apps
This is the epitome of arcade gaming distilled into its purest form. It truly has to be seen to be believed.
90GamePro
Aside from its unfortunate lack of two-player options, this is a complete package that controls beautifully and has production values that could easily rival that of the Wii version's. Even if you're not a huge NBA fan, this is a basketball game that can stand on its own based purely on the fun offered by its mechanics.
86Multiplayer.it
This portable version of NBA Jam is simply awesome. The game comes with an excellent classic gameplay, fantastic graphics and sounds, lots of achievements and extras to unlock and a very solid career mode. At this moment it lacks a multiplayer mode, so we hope EA will add it in a future update.
85IGN
NBA Jam is a great basketball game, period. EA did a fantastic job translating its manic pace to the iPhone without getting tripped up by virtual controls.
80Modojo
One of the iPhone's greatest and most impressive sports games we've played.
80TouchGen
If it wasn't for the lack of multiplayer and the little details I mentioned, this would have definitely been a perfect game. For now though, it is without a doubt, a Boomshakalaka!
70Pocket Gamer UK
NBA Jam is one slammin', jammin' ball game, but where's the multiplayer?

League of Evil  

Metascore (out of 100):
87
from Ravenous Games
Platform, $1.99, ages 9+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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The world needs your help! Evil scientists worldwide have joined forces forming a "League of Evil"; the only super agent who can stop them is YOU. As a special trained agent you can double jump, flipping your way over obstacles. You are also training in wall jumping gaps to reach new heights. So get ready to show your sick acrobatic moves across 60 challenging levels. Fight your way through your mission and find the mad scientist to deliver a well earned pixel punch in the face. The world is counting on you. Now go save everyone.

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100AppSpy
While other skill-based platformers eat up the charts on consoles and PCs, iOS owners can try their hand at League of Evil's challenging and easy to enjoy style.
100No DPad
League of Evil is a rare find, a game that excels at short, quick bursts of gaming, but which also holds up in longer play sessions.
100Slide to Play
League of Evil proves that challenging bite-sized levels are where platforming is at its best.
90GamePro
This slick, retro-inspired platformer impresses with its responsive controls, addictive gameplay, and well-designed (if sometimes tough-as-nails) levels.
80148Apps
League of Evil is a supernova ... shining brightly for a brief moment before it fades away.
80Destructoid
There's a slight feeling that this has been done before, and with more personality, in recent game releases, but you won't find an experience like it on your iOS device, not with controls this tight and user-friendly. Fans of challenging platformers and nostalgic design would do very well to pick it up.
80Modojo
League of Evil isn't the most original game, but it's a lot of fun and worth your time. Now go out there and kill some scientists before they ruin everything.
80TouchGen
Thankfully, League of Evil's controls are perfectly balanced and I found myself breezing through the opening levels almost on autopilot, thanks to the familiar and classically intuitive feel of the onscreen button setup.
77Multiplayer.it
League of Evil is not Super Meat Boy: the overall experience has been impoverished by the easiness of the game and the banality of the level design. Anyway, although it's certainly not a perfect platform, the game has a great 8-bit style and suitable controls. The really low price represents another fillip, while the developers will constantly publish new levels, traps and game modes.
70Pocket Gamer UK
As old skool as they come, League of Evil delivers an action-packed platformer perfect for quick thrills.

Starfront: Collision  

Metascore (out of 100):
86
from Gameloft
Strategy, $6.99, ages 9+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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The best real-time strategy is now at your fingertips. Starfront: Collision, the epitome of RTS gameplay with gorgeous HD graphics and a competitive 4-player multiplayer, finally hits the App Store. Welcome to planet Sinistral, where rare Xenodium crystals are coveted by a human mining conglomerate called the Consortium. However, they are not the only ones after the rare mineral. The Myriad, an indigenous race of aliens, is addicted to Xenodium and will do everything they can to prevent the Consortium from plundering their resources. To add to the chaos, a sentient robot race called the Wardens is trying to turn the war in their favor. Whose side will you choose? With Starfront: Collision, choose from 3 unique but balanced races and deploy your strategy for victory in this battle. Each faction can construct 8 different buildings and over 10 destructive units to build up their base and mount an unstoppable assault on adversaries. Once you've mastered the solo campaign, put your skills to the test in exciting multiplayer battles.

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100AppSpy
Starfront: Collision shows that RTS titles have a great potential future on iOS devices; it's not perfect, but it hits all the right marks for competitive online play and a fun campaign.
100Slide to Play
Deep enough to appeal to hardcore RTS fans, but also approachable to newcomers.
90148Apps
The very best RTS the App Store has to offer. Everything works well, the controls are tight, the story is surprisingly captivating, and the battles actually seem like battles, not chores.
90Pocket Gamer UK
A game of superior quality that packs robust multiplayer and functional controls, Starfront: Collision establishes a new standard in portable real-time strategy.
80TouchGen
Sure, gameplay may not provide the most innovative or exciting experience, and the race design and units leave something to be desired, but it's the most solid RTS game I've played on my iPhone, and one that's actually fun to play online!
75IGN
StarFront: Collision may not be the most original production ... let's face it, it apes StarCraft at every turn ... but it does deliver a full-feature real-time strategy game for the iPhone. Right now, it has no equal.
70Metro GameCentral
The best portable real-time strategy game ever made - even if most of the credit belongs to Blizzard not Gameloft.

Karoshi  

Metascore (out of 100):
85
from YoYo Games
Puzzle/Action, $0.99, ages 12+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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One of the most popular games on PC now comes exclusively to iPhone and iPad! Karoshi has been played by millions on the PC to date to high acclaim. We've been taught we need to survive. We need to reach the end, save the princess and be the hero. That's all well and good, but it's getting boring. Who says it has to be this way? Mr Karoshi is an overworked Japanese salaryman who's had enough and his only goal is to end it all. You control him to work through the fast logic puzzles trying to find hilarious ways to his demise in this highly original, puzzle, platformer with a twist. It's not as easy as it sounds. You need to think cleverly and sometimes 'outside the box' to find a solution. Forget everything you know so far!

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100Slide to Play
Karoshi delivers the goods every step of the way. It has tricky puzzles, 8-bit presentation, two game modes, loads of creativity, and a ton of humor. For fans of retro-style gaming, Karoshi is one of the best you'll find on the App Store.
90148Apps
As long as you aren't offended by the dark humor and enjoy a good retro platform puzzler, I think it's safe to say that Karoshi is a real winner.
80AppSpy
Karoshi isn't your typical puzzle platformer and attempting to kill yourself is harder than it sounds; a great pickup for those who don't mind a bit of dark humor.
80GamePro
At $0.99, Karoshi is an easy recommendation. It's weird and inventive, and it's a game that I'll probably find myself showing to friends for a long time to come.
80Modojo
It's a fun if not twisted game. We just wish the designers included more than nine in-game achievements. Other than that small and borderline silly issue, Karoshi is a unique puzzle game that also serves as a reminder to never miss vacation time.
80TouchGen
It's a game that's easy to play in short sessions, and will no doubt challenge even the most brainy puzzle-platforming fans.

Sky Combat  

Metascore (out of 100):
85
from Chillingo Ltd
Shooter, $0.99, ages 4+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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Sky Combat is a beautifully crafted vertical shooter; superb water and explosion effects make this game a true visual stunner. Fight your way through the levels, facing over 30 different enemies and eight challenging bosses using three different craft: an AH-64 Apache helicopter, a speedy combat boat and an armored Humvee. Upgrade your missiles and bombs and use special power-ups – the result is some seriously action packed gameplay. The stages in Sky Combat are huge and there with eight challenging and powerful bosses to destroy, you won't be short of entertainment. Three difficulty tiers makes for great replay value as you try to defeat the game on the hardest settings. Dodge missiles, hails of bullets, tank fire and turrets on your mission to complete this tough and time-consuming game. Incredible particle effects and super detailed landscapes and vehicles ensure that this is one of the most impressive looking games in the App Store. Sky Combat has water effects that have never been seen in a 2D shooter before and explosions that will blow you away! You will need to steer your craft over deep gorges and tall mountains, over rough battle scarred terrain and down meandering canals destroying everything in your path. Use the intuitive and innovative control scheme to dodge incoming fire and lay some ordinance down on your enemies. Use Touch, Relative Touch, Tilt, and Virtual joystick to maneuver around the screen, dodging incoming fire, in the vehicle of your choice. Whatever your control preference, there is a control scheme to suit. It's not all about evasion though; fire a hail of bullets, homing missiles or drop devastating bombs on your enemies. Upgrade your weapons to cause maximum damage.

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100Slide to Play
A fantastic, fully-featured top-down shooter, and one of the best in its genre.
90148Apps
Those who enjoy combat games or those with a military theme will definitely enjoy Sky Combat. It is fun to play and crash-free; except when the crash is the result of enemy fire.
80AppSpy
A great change of pace from the usual over the top SHMUPs of late and while it doesn't have a whole lot of content, what is provided is polished and almost perfected.
80TouchGen
Sky Combat does nothing new. It is, however, a great example of the genre. Any fan of arcade shooters won't want to miss it.
75No DPad
Great action, diverse gameplay and a superbly polished presentation make Sky Combat a winner.

Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden  

Metascore (out of 100):
84
from Gameloft
Action-RPG, $6.99, ages 9+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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Plunge into the most ambitious Action RPG ever released on iOS! Become Ayden, a young hero chosen by the god Uryah to save the kingdom of Lasgalen from the Apocalypse. Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden is an amazing adventure in a majestic world that will fascinate you for countless hours. The peace of the world is now being threatened. Reunite the 4 fragments of Uryah's Grail and gain supernatural powers to defeat Amonbane, the dark lord at the heart of Lasgalen's suffering. The fight against the demonic Amonbane will mean difficult decisions for Ayden, and Princess Lyanora will help him throughout. But when the moment comes to save the world, will Ayden be ready to make the greatest sacrifice? Ride your horse, Miya, across the expansive plains of the kingdom and launch powerful sword strikes as you gallop through fields of enemies. Your journey will introduce you to many locations and foes. Defeat evil creatures in the Plains of Urvale, fend off enormous bosses in the icy Temple of Altemagus and the volcanic Firepitch Keep to ultimately face Amonbane himself in the royal halls of Kivira Castle. Begin your journey with but a simple sword, acquiring new weapons and abilities along the way. Soon, you will wield the Sacred Shield, Locrian Hawk (boomerang), the Nagual Cobra (grappling hook) and even the platinum Gauntlet of Brakor Each new piece of equipment will grant you access to new areas, new techniques and greater danger. They will even help you to overcome the many enigmas and challenges you face.

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
100GamePro
This is a full-scale RPG adventure, and at the moment there isn't anything on the App Store that can compare to it. Zelda is what they aimed for, and Zelda is what they did.
100Slide to Play
Sacred Odyssey uses Zelda's formula as a starting point, but innovates with some exceptionally smart puzzles and level design.
90148Apps
As a Zelda fan myself; it was hard to go through Sacred Odyssey at times knowing that if Zelda were on the iPhone it would be a richer experience. I don't want to take too much away from Gameloft, as they did a fine job, but Sacred Odyssey doesn't do enough to make me not long for some kind of Apple/Nintendo partnership.
83Multiplayer.it
Exploration, puzzles and battles are the main points of a Zelda-style action-adventure. Sacred Odyssey manages to succeed at least in the puzzles, works well with the exploration and results a little flat in combat. Overall, we're far away from Zelda but this is a good action-adventure for the iPhone.
80AppSpy
Fans of dungeon-exploring adventure titles will get a kick out of Sacred Odyssey, but it lacks the spark of vitality of its source material.
80IGN
This is essentially a 3D Zelda for your iPhone. It lacks some of the infectious personality of Zelda, but offers some great adventuring and set pieces. The combat is simple without being simplistic.
80Modojo
Gameloft didn't beat Zelda, not even close, but Sacred Odyssey has the necessary ingredients for a hit, including tons of action, a plethora of missions and some likeable characters, even if they sound like dopes.
80Pocket Gamer UK
Sacred Odyssey skilfully balances action and exploration for an adventure that's defined by its high quality as much as its variety and scale.
60TouchGen
Gameloft state that this is the most ambitious action RPG yet to grace the AppStore. Ambition is one thing, but delivering on that ambition is quite another. Unfortunately, Sacred Odyssey is lacking in too many areas, many of which are paramount for this genre to succeed.

Surveillant  

Metascore (out of 100):
80
from Recluse Industries
Action, $1.99, ages 4+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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Surveillant is a stark and stylish arcade game with an emphasis on stealth, timing and strategy. Inspired by the old-skool classic 'The Sentinel', each level is a spatial challenge with moments of high tension. It's hard not to panic as the sinister CCTV Camera sweeps an arc of hot red destruction across the landscape. Movement is free as long as you can see your landing point clearly - just TILT to turn around and TOUCH the screen to move to a new position. Try to get higher, but avoid exposing yourself to view. The need for stealth is matched perfectly by the subtle, ambient audio. The sound of the wind builds as the player ascends and the whine of the laser shifts frequency as the beam strikes different surfaces. With headphones on, the sensation of the beam passing close by is enough to raise hairs on the back of your neck and being spotted will make you jump, even on repeated occasions. Music (by Vector Lovers) is used sparingly: the haunting chords of the title theme, a beautiful ambient loop on the level select screen, and an eerie and hypnotic melody on the 'Carousel' level.

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
90Eurogamer
At this early stage, there's only 10 levels to battle through, but with more to be added in Surveillant's upcoming free update, this is a keeper.
80AppSpy
Surveillant proves that you don't need a huge budget or a complex system of gameplay to generate tension while providing players with a unique puzzle challenge; a diamond in the rough worth checking out.
80GamePro
This minimalist take on a Commodore classic impresses with its unique design and tense atmosphere, but suffers from some noticeable bugs in its initial release.
80Metro GameCentral
An inspired reworking of The Sentinel, introducing a new generation to one of the most tense and atmospheric action puzzlers ever made.
70Pocket Gamer UK
Fun, stylish and unique, Surveillant overcomes its relative brevity and sticky controls to stick out as one of the freshest iPhone experiences around.

Puckerz!  

Metascore (out of 100):
78
from Groundbreaking Games
Action, $0.99, ages 4+
> iTunes App Store (Buy/Info)
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Drag, aim, release and unleash your Puck and watch it wreak havoc around a destructible environment to collect as many orbs as you can before the time runs out. Plow through big trap-laden levels and put your skill and precision to the test. Collect Starlights and Powerups to help you Puck your way through. Plan your shots well to achieve a spectacular audio-visual in-game explosions. Brick-breaking, mine-dodging and orb-collecting has never been more rewarding. Play offline and master all the challenging levels of Puckerz!. And play online to earn various Achievements and place in the Leaderboards of Game Center and OpenFeint. Now only one question remains, do you have what it takes to become a True Puck Master?

What the Critics Said
Score Publication
80148Apps
Puckerz! is one of those games that's truthfully somewhat shallow, but despite this, it's easy-to-play nature gives it an addictive quality.
80AppSpy
Puckerz! is a fast-paced casual title that pushes all the right buttons without requiring much concentration; a great way till chill out from more demanding games.
80TouchGen
An excellent time waster, and can be really relaxing to play for both short and long sessions. Great polished graphics, and one of the best soundtracks in an iPhone game definitely makes it something well worth getting.
75Slide to Play
Puckerz! may have a terrible name, but its "Peggle meets air hockey" gameplay is incredibly fun and addictive.
69ZTGameDomain
I was able to play all 30 hours in under two hours, with little incentive to go back and try to improve my scores. Overall, Puckerz! is an interesting game that provides some enjoyment, but the missteps in the overall design prevent it from competing with the likes of Angry Birds or Cut the Rope.

What are you playing?

Have you tried any of the games above? If so, what did you think of them? Are there any other new iPhone or iPad games that deserve a download? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Comments (3)

  • Kira Kemlo  

    i love this page and i love you

  • Mayhew  

    It's free to download but to play the full version it's $6.99.

  • Kooper  

    Sacred Odyssey seems to be free on the app store but is $6.99 on your list?

    Also, could you put whether the apps have a specifically designed ipad version as playing ipod touch games isn't so good on ipad!

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