AppAdvice's Scores

  • Games
For 372 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 57% higher than the average critic
  • 36% same as the average critic
  • 7% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 9.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 83
Highest review score: 100 Patientia
Lowest review score: 10 Pile Up.
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 14 out of 372
372 game reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This game is of exceptional quality and incredibly addictive with a stimulating new concept.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    As far as augmented reality games go, this one is top-quality. The ghosts are hard to catch and they fight back, covering your screen with green slime or even cracking the glass. As far as Ghostbusters fandom goes, it is an entertaining and exciting way to feel like you are part of the team.
    • 71 Metascore
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    The graphics and music are also excellent, and really hit home for someone that grew up with the retro classics.
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    This game is very unique and quite clever. It is great fun for tech nerds who think they know their way around iOS. There are plenty of geek culture references to keep you busy, as well.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Everything from the stylized graphics (similar to Crazy Freefall Ride) to the interesting spin on gameplay make this game take home the gold.
    • tbd Metascore
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    It is very hard to play, but so easy to try again that you don't feel frustrated when you crash immediately.
    • 78 Metascore
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    The game is deceptively simple, but really makes you think on your feet.
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    There are mini quests and epic missions with major bosses to defeat at the end of each world. Even though coins and gems can be bought with in-app purchases, players can get far without having to buy anything.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The game just looks exquisite, the atmospheric music pulls you into the mansion, controls are easy to understand, and the gameplay is challenging and engaging.
    • tbd Metascore
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    It's incredibly fun and addictive. I like the added challenge of outwitting a foe in a duel, and the increased difficulties. It's a refreshing change in a tired genre.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Robo Drop is a fun little app for those looking for a casual challenge. With 90 levels available, you'll certainly get your fill of robot charging.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Like other Chillingo titles, such as Electric Tentacle and Cosmic Bump, Snail Bob features charming visuals and a fitting folk soundtrack. Combined with the fun and challenging puzzle solving, I'd say that this game is suitable for people of all ages.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Pile features Game Center support for leaderboards, so you can see how good you are at stacking up those blocks against other people from across the globe.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The game is all about reflexes and coordination, so you better think fast and make sure that Sugar Kid gets the least amount of harm done to him. I love the game because it's a real challenge, features delightfully fresh visuals, enchanting music, and how can you resist such unconventional characters? I'll definitely be cheering for Sugar Kid.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    If you're in the mood for a fantastic falling blocks puzzle game, then I highly recommend you drop everything that you're doing right now and buy Dream of Pixels. In fact, if you can only get one game this week, make it this one. You won't regret it.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The thing I love about this game, aside from the awesome vintage graphics and soundtrack, is the fact that there are no in-app purchases to be found. The game is just purely a beat-em-up with responsive controls and is a joy to play.
    • tbd Metascore
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    If you love puzzles, and can be good with numbers, then Nozoku is the game for you.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Mikey Shorts is a game that truly has something for everyone. Want to have fun? Story mode. Looking for a serious challenge? Challenge mode. Mikey Shorts is well worth its $0.99 download price.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The visuals are beautiful, the soundtrack is wonderful, and the gameplay is challenging, fun, and quite addictive. It's also great to see some new life in a classic game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Everything from the central character being a lich to the obviously similar graphics pays homage to Warcraft.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Gem Pop breathes fresh life into the genre by requiring quick calculations and equally quick dexterity.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Breakout fans will definitely want to monkey around with this app.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Puzzle fans looking for some thinking and laughing will enjoy this app. Grumpy people looking for an easy game need not apply.
    • 70 Metascore
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    In a word, the graphics are stunning. Everything from the cutscenes to the details of the background buildings blurs the line between fantasy and reality that you just about forget you're playing a game.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The game is rather simple, yet strangely addictive.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I highly recommend checking out Shibuya Grandmaster if you enjoy challenging puzzle arcade games.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Gameplay is casual, yet challenging as the game progresses.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I’m in love with the beautiful visual style, the music, and the challenging gameplay that offers much more than your typical infinite runner. The controls are intuitive and responsive for touch screens, which I am happy to see.
    • tbd Metascore
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    The graphics are crisp and clean, which is evident from the photo realistic cutscene at the beginning of the game.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Seriously, if you like arcade-style games, then you will not want to miss this one.
    • tbd Metascore
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    It is fast paced and action packed. The levels are challenging, but not too difficult. By earning experience points and leveling up, you feel like you are progressing in the game. Being able to upgrade and design new cars makes collecting bolts and coins worth the money.
    • tbd Metascore
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    I love games that make you think, and this is definitely one of them.
    • tbd Metascore
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    A smooth concoction that you feel a little guilty enjoying.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The number of different control options seems to be a blessing and a curse.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The graphics are crisp and look great on Retina devices, the music and sound effects are charming and humorous, and the gameplay is fun and addictive.
    • tbd Metascore
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    If you enjoyed games like Domino Drop and Odd Bot Out, then Manowar is worth a look.
    • tbd Metascore
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    I've been addicted to this game ever since I downloaded it. It's definitely a gem, and quite fitting for the spooky season. If you're a fan of death metal music, skeletons, eyeballs, or marble shooter games, then I highly recommend.
    • tbd Metascore
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    It's free and will keep you perplexed for a while, especially if you have a total of 160 levels from the two in-app purchase packs.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a fun game that will appeal to endless runner fans. The fact that you can challenge your friends would seem to make it even more appealing. However, the app's price tag may set some people running away from it.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is a neat hidden object game from the folks at Chillingo. Don't let the cutesy characters fool you, though. There's definitely a challenging experience to be had.
    • tbd Metascore
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    If you're a fan of simple arcade or casual games, then I highly recommend checking out Irrupt.
    • 76 Metascore
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    Flight has easily become my favorite game this week, and maybe one of the best casual games that has been released so far this year.
    • 82 Metascore
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    This app is absolutely awesome. It is worth every penny of the $4.99 it costs to download it.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This game is addictive, and with 48 levels, you're sure to get your fill. Despite all your rage, you may still be just a mouse in a maze.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I found the gameplay of Super Bunny Breakout to be a refreshing change from just standard blocks.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is definitely a fast-paced game, requiring quick reflexes and tactical skills. Call of Duty fans may want to give this game a shot.
    • tbd Metascore
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    The game looks fantastic, the sound effects are nice, and the gameplay itself is a fresh and challenging new take on the classic klondike solitaire formula.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is a fantastic addition to the endless runner genre. The graphics are smooth and bright, the design is impeccable and the plot development is clever.
    • tbd Metascore
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    I highly recommend checking out Sputnik Eyes if you are looking for a puzzle to keep you busy this weekend and beyond.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is a fun game with cool graphics and music. It's very easy to get into and very easy to keep playing it. There's plenty of novelty to this game that makes it more than just a tapping game.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a cool physics based game for young or old players. The lack of enemies makes it more of a skill-based game rather than a try-to-survive game.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a fun game definitely intended for a younger audience. The monsters look like monsters without being too scary. With the different modes available, adults can join the matching fun as well.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I am a fan of free runner and endless runner games, and Polara definitely has what you need. Amazing visuals, captivating soundtrack, engaging and challenging gameplay, plenty of modes - it's all here.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This universal game is witty, entertaining, and engaging. It looks great, has interesting dialog and offers challenging turn-based strategy gaming that will keep you playing for hours.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    There's a lot of fun to be had in the game without spending any money, since you can find bux floating around and you'll earn some with every level.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This revamp of the classic is worth the download and even diehard fans of retro gaming will be pleasantly surprised by how fun this game is. If you like gallery shooters, you'll love Outlaw.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Checkers - 2 Players is just downright stunning, and a great way to keep yourself and a friend entertained for a while.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Even though you see all of the enemies from your vantage point, you still can't help but feel that another one is going to pop out and surprise you. That, in combination with the odd visuals, make this quite the trippy game.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Of all the matching games I've come across, this one ranks up there. It is definitely addictive and fun to play.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a great side scroller that will please any mustache fan. The crisp animation, lively music, and smooth gameplay all combine to make this an awesome game.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Gemibears may be just another match-three game, but it is the best looking one I've ever played.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This was a fabulous game when it became available on your computer, but it is now even better for the iPad and iPhone.
    • 85 Metascore
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    With Super Mole Escape, think of Jetpack Joyride, except it is vertical rather than horizontal. This alone makes the game feel refreshing and new, already worthy of being in your collection.
    • tbd Metascore
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    The low angle view provides a better view of the action, though it comes at a cost of having the flippers right in front of your view.
    • 80 Metascore
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    The fast-paced action and cartoony graphics make this game a winner. But what else would you expect from Chillingo?
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a must-have title for your iPhone and iPad. It's a casual game that fits both casual players as well as the hardcore gamers that want a challenge.
    • 88 Metascore
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    I highly recommend checking out You Must Build A Boat if you’re a fan of match-three puzzle RPG games, or if you loved the first one and have been waiting for the sequel.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I highly recommend checking out Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions if you’re a dual-stick shooter fan or just enjoy the Geometry Wars games. Even if you have this title on a console or your computer, it’s worth buying it again just to have it on-the-go.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This game is fantastic. I highly recommend it for anyone who likes shoot 'em up games, especially ones that are based in outer space.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It is unbelievable that a game this complex costs only $0.99. It is worth at least three times that much. If you like adventure games mixed with arcade games, then you won't want to miss this.
    • tbd Metascore
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    I recommend giving Hex Brutal a look if you’re a fan of twitchy reflex games.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is definitely a cool game for those not afraid to jump in and face the challenge.
    • tbd Metascore
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    The gameplay itself is fun, different, and fairly addictive. I highly recommend checking this one out if you’re a fan of matching games.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I highly recommend checking out Domino Drop if you haven’t already, especially if you love puzzle games.
    • tbd Metascore
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    I recommend checking out You Against Me if you want a fun and challenging turn-based card game to play.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a game that will definitely keep your mind sharp. Its 8-bit graphics and chipset music definitely harken back to ye olden days of gaming.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is an awesome game that's sure to appeal to zombie fans, especially those who enjoyed the developer's other title, Stenches: A Zombie Tale of Trenches.
    • tbd Metascore
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    Bullet Nocturne is gorgeous, the music is awesome, it has simple and intuitive controls, and the gameplay is challenging yet addictive. If you are a fan of top-down arcade shooters, then I highly recommend giving this one a try.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    I definitely enjoyed Unstoppable Fist, with its fun mix of retro graphics, rocking chiptunes, simple gameplay, and an addictive objective: be unstoppable. And how can you resist a chance to be a character that looks like Brock Samson from "The Venture Bros."?
    • tbd Metascore
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    Strategy is involved with where you draw the pieces in relation to the scan line or for leaving spots open for other pieces. Plain old luck is involved too with what your next piece will be.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a no-brainer for any fan of EMT. And if you're not, well then … you are certainly missing out on some fun. Now go forth and gather bacon strips!
    • tbd Metascore
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    Aplexia is simple in nature, but it will definitely get your brain juices flowing once you get used to it.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a fantastic game that is challenging and entertaining. Fans of the falling-block genre will really enjoy the unique way that this game is played.
    • 93 Metascore
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    I've been quite addicted to Punch Quest, because it's insanely fun and challenging. I mean, what is better than punching everything in the face, Chuck Norris style? Nothing, that's what.
    • tbd Metascore
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    It is loads of fun and has classic arcade graphics. If you are a fan of ball drop games, retro games, or just having a good time, grab this in the App Store today.
    • 86 Metascore
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    One of the best games you can get for a buck.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This is a fun game that tests your wit and resourcefulness. The game is essentially Lemmings with a pirate skin, but entertaining nonetheless.
    • 63 Metascore
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    It is so habit forming that it will keep you busy for hours without ever becoming boring. I have played this game for many hours and I'm sincerely looking forward to seeing what other surprises are in store.
    • tbd Metascore
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    The simplicity and serenity the game brings is reminiscent of Mazes. This game is enough to challenge you without being frustrating. That's a win-win in my book any day.
    • 83 Metascore
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    I think it's great when a game has levels that may take a few tries to complete, because you aren't able to rush through it and be bored.
    • tbd Metascore
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    This game is a riot. Fans of skills-based arcade games will love playing.
    • 59 Metascore
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    Chillingo has outdone itself with Worm vs Birds. I think it is one of their best games and is definitely worth the download.
    • 88 Metascore
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    The gameplay is challenging, there is a ton of content for the price, and replay value is high.
    • tbd Metascore
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    I love quick little games, and Dice Mage falls into that category nicely. The vintage graphics look great, the music is quirky and catchy, controls are simple enough, and the gameplay is fun, despite the heavy reliance on luck. I recommend checking this one out if you love mobile RPGs and like to roll the dice.
    • 75 Metascore
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    Amazing Alex is indeed amazing, and should appeal to any puzzle fan or anyone that likes games that make you think. Get ready to spend hours on your iPhone or iPad with this one.
    • 56 Metascore
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    This is a fantastic version of a traditional dungeon crawl.
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    Barmark by Stormhatt Studios is a zen-like point-and-click adventure where you are in complete control of the environment.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even if you are not a math person, Divide By Sheep is a puzzle game that is worth your time.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I highly recommend checking out Heroki if you are in the mood for a fun and challenging action adventure platforming game.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its high quality graphics, its hand drawn comics, and its fun personality, Retrobot is one game that you won't want to miss this week.