AppSmile's Scores

  • Games
For 595 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 68% higher than the average critic
  • 12% same as the average critic
  • 20% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 7.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 81
Highest review score: 100 FIFA Soccer 13
Lowest review score: 50 Maze Dash
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 0 out of 595
595 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Using targets, bonuses, and a variety of game modes, Flick Soccer! has plenty of enjoyable content to keep us bending it like Beckham for months to come.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    With its charming 3D graphics and layered terrain, this enjoyable offering is both fun to watch and exciting to play.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Infused with a fun storyline and collectible power-ups, Azkend 2 is not your ordinary Match-3 title.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Providing a solid story, Pixar-style graphic quality, and a nice variety of gameplay mechanics, Tintin is an engaging experience that raises the bar for all others.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Replay value is great, as the endless nature gives you plenty of opportunity to best your score and compete against others.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite the fact that we finally have a great Zelda-esque adventure on an iOS device, the most talked about aspect of this game is Gameloft's use of IAP to unlock the full experience.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite an all-too-easy first set of puzzles and the absence of move counters, TwinGo! more than makes up for its shortcomings with clever designs and the elemental make-ups of the twins playing an important role.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A departure from the rope-swinging titles that Rocketcat is best known for, Mage Gauntlet retains the same graphic style and polished gameplay that we've come to expect, making this a compelling pick-up.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring single-player and multiplayer game modes, interesting design choices, a bunch of weapons, and fast-paced action, Trigger Fist is an enticing offering in a week full of ho-hum releases.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A port of the popular Flash game, Knightmare Tower mixes twitch gameplay with light RPG elements and an engaging art style to create on-the-go fun.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring charming characters, outstanding puzzle design, terrific visuals, and catchy music, Gesundheit! fires on all cylinders to provide an overwhelmingly enjoyable experience.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A natural fit for the large touch screen, we are beyond thrilled to finally satisfy our tactical fix on the go.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring an innovative collapsing mechanic, great music, upgradeable skills, and tons more, Scurvy Scallywags manages to make Match-3s fun again.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just as Eufloria impressed us with its incorporation of naturalistic aspects into an RTS shell, Waking Mars has built its science fiction adventure around creating and cultivating plant life to reinvigorate the fourth rock from the sun.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring terrific level design, beautiful 3D environments, and tight controls, Gears may be a departure for the RPG-minded developers, but it manages to impress nonetheless.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring great puzzle design, dead simple controls, and cutesy characters, One Tap Hero is a joy for gamers of all ages.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As educational as it is fun, Type:Rider uses environments composed of letters to teach the history of fonts.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Kal Wardin returns to kick butt and take names in one of the slickest FPSs we've ever played on a mobile device.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bringing new weapons, a campaign mode, and the same solid gameplay mechanics, Hunters 2 expands upon the original in several ways that cement its place among the elite TBS options on iOS.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring simplified gameplay, clean graphics, and fun RPG elements, Dungelot gives novices an engaging introduction to dungeon exploration.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Building on the more intriguing aspects of their recent hit Heroes and Castles, Foursaken continues to amaze and excite us with these fantastically deep mobile games.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring great pixel art, a challenging one-finger control scheme, and a hefty dose of difficulty, ZiGGURAT simultaneously frustrates and delights.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combining Cut The Rope-style gameplay with Big Pixel's familiar graphic style, this has the makings of an addictive and high-score-competitive gem.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is so-so, as you can always replay levels in order to collect missing coins and best the target time. This is, however, the only real source of replay value, as there are no global leaderboards or achievements to earn. However, the enjoyment of watching such a cool concept in practice might just be enough to keep you playing.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combining simple controls with a variety of game modes and an engaging comic-book style backstory presentation makes for a surprisingly compelling game.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While most brick breakers are stale, generic clones of one another, Anodia uses stunning level design and an enjoyable Campaign mode to add beauty and replayability to a standout offering in an oversaturated genre.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A mostly text-based affair, Uplink's minimalistic interface still manages to create more tension and excitement than most games we've come across.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Offering much of the same great gameplay that we saw in the previous iteration, Dungeon Hunter 2 also manages to slip in some nice improvements to bring us another terrific RPG option that should appeal to hardcore fans as well as usher in a new era of players.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It is a fun head-scratcher that requires outstanding spatial skills and precise slicing-and-dicing of the various configurations to successfully maneuver through each level.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring stellar steampunk-inspired graphics, dead simple controls, and smooth as silk animation, Slingshot Racing has all the trappings of a classic iOS game save for online multiplayer action.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Offering 4 different game modes featuring endless high score runs with the same well-implemented control mechanics we know and love, Hook Worlds further solidifies Rocketcat as the king of swing.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a dreamy storybook style, character attributes that create strengths and weaknesses for each, and challenging time-based puzzles, Home Sheep Home 2 is a satisfyingly fun experience (or it will be once its crashing issues are eliminated).
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Surprisingly good.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    You and up to three additional players hold mankind’s fate in your hands as you attempt to cure four diseases that threaten our continued existence.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Using simple tap controls and beautiful visuals, Collision Effect tests your mind and you dexterity in an exciting way.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A port of a popular Flash game, Cover Orange oozes with charm from its animatedly fretful fruit to its clever puzzle designs that can sometimes leave you scratching your head.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Boasting a ridiculous number of levels, appealing graphics, and a bevy of mechanics to utilize, Run Roo Run is an enjoyable game with wide appeal.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Featuring a stylish interface, exciting gameplay, and a pair of control options that work in tandem, Dynamite Jack is a fantastic offering and a joy to play.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sporting some of mobile racing's best graphics to date, a variety of powerful vehicles to unlock, and the menacing presence of "the law" to throw a monkey wrench into the standard racing formats, Need For Speed: Most Wanted not only plays fantastically, but looks great doing it.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A cross between Plants vs. Zombies and Axe in Face, High Voltage Software’s Zoombies is an engaging challenge that has taken us quite by surprise.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a clean, minimalistic aesthetic, multiple game modes, fun power-ups, and unforgiving gameplay, CRUSH! is sure to give puzzle lovers fits.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring strange characters, challenging level design, and a unique control method, Foodies is an engagingly delightful treat.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring last man standing mechanics, Greed Corp. HD brings out the inner Machiavelli in all of us.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite the familiar neon graphics and side-to-side arcade shooter style, the included twists really up the ante and make this a compelling challenge.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With its humorous gameplay, simple graphics, and physics-be-damned line-drawing mechanics, Axe In Face is more than just an overly-aggressive name for a game, but rather a light-hearted, though still bloody, mash-up of genres that makes for a fun pick-up-and-play title.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring intense battles, resource micro-management, and plenty of upgrades and options, Heroes and Castles is a force to be reckoned with.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A polished time-based challenge with engaging gameplay mechanics and simple path-finding controls, Burn It All is as compelling as any of the app store chart toppers we've come across.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While a stretchy cube of tofu isn't the most traditional hero, if playing with our food was normally this much fun, our kitchen would be a disaster area.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Developed again by Kukouri Mobile Entertainment, Tiny Troopers 2 features expansive levels, improved upgrade systems, and exciting gameplay, offering more of the same great action with some welcome tweaks.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Featuring graphics, sound, and gameplay that continue to push the envelope for mobile gaming, Modern Combat 4 is an engaging and immersive juggernaut that absolutely blows us away.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Time Surfer utilizes the same one-touch dive-and-fly mechanics, the same procedurally-generated level designs, and the same tri-mission element as its predecessor, but there's plenty of new material here (including its time rewind function) to set it apart and help it stand on its own.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A sequel in every sense, Gangstar 2 features the same name and style branding while introducing new characters, new missions, new vehicles, and a new storyline in which to continue your sociopathic criminal fantasies.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Replay value is good, as the Endless mode should keep you busy long after you complete the Story mode.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A reimagining of their previous Shoot The Birds offering, Shoot The Zombirds utilizes a creepy Halloween theme, goal-based multipliers, and upgradeable attributes to keep you firing arrows long into the night.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring a colorfully appealing aesthetic, a killer '70s-inspired soundtrack, and often frantic gameplay, Funky Smugglers has proved extremely difficult to put down.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring super-creepy visuals, spine-tingling audio, and several genuinely startling moments, Indigo Lake makes for a fantastic spooky experience at just the right time of year.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite changing little other than the graphics quality and swapping out some golfers and courses for new ones, Tiger remains the iOS champ and is worth picking up if you're a diehard golfer.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's a fun little diversion and obviously not meant to be a simulation by any means.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring a cool hand-drawn art style, challenging physics puzzles, and explosions at your fingertips, Paper Munchers proves itself to be a surprisingly addictive experience.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Staying pretty faithful to the original board game, Puerto Rico HD is just another example of how to adapt a game to the touchscreen and make it feel like it was designed with the iDevice in mind.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring building mechanics mixed with fluid dynamics, timing aspects, and efficiency requirements, Eager Beaver is poised to be the next big mobile puzzler.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brought to the iDevices from the folks at Warner Bros., LEGO Batman offers a ton of playable characters from the DC universe to battle the likes of Lex Luthor and The Joker for the good of Gotham City.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Knight's Rush expands upon A Quest for Knight's Onrush's side-scroller meant to promote the castle defense title Knight's Onrush (you following me, camera guy?) by incorporating a 40-level campaign and 2 endless survival modes to satisfy the itch previously left unscratched by Quest.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Akin to Cannon Fodder or even Grunts, you lead small squads of soldiers into battle scenarios, carrying out destruction and evacuation missions while permadeath breathes down your neck.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a great retro look and simple, no-frills gameplay, Gunman Clive is a great addition to your platforming collection.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Offering more than 80 new levels, video replays through Everyplay, and a handful of new and challenging obstacles, League of Evil 3 is back with the same vim and vigor of the previous two versions.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The game remains a lot of fun and stockpiling a bunch of alternative spheres and unleashing them in one epic battle can be a blast. GameCenter integration provides global leaderboards and 3 dozen achievements to earn.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Utilizing a style that more closely resembles Super Mario Land for the OG Gameboy and pretty tight controls to match, Stardash is a fiendishly fun offering that has the bite to back up its bark.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Replay value is great, with a strong "one more try" vibe.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is pretty good, as you have multiple campaigns, multiple challenges, and a nice Skirmish mode to enjoy, in addition to multiplayer for iPad owners.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Using eco-friendliness as motivation, you'll need to direct the electric cars safely out of the city while punishing the gas guzzlers by crashing each and every one.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The graphic presentation is very nice, with awesome level designs and bold colors that liven up the gameplay.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring dual-stick controls, big boss battles, and plenty of enemies to destroy, Star Marine is a fun addition to the genre.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is very good.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you've often wondered how you'd fare against the undead when things really hit the fan, Rebuild will give you the answer.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring cleaned up graphics and mysterious gameplay, Another World retains appeal for gamers even after all these years.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring fairytale-style gameplay and plenty of collectibles along the way, Storm in a Teacup provides a sweet experience for gamers of all ages.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Reminiscent of the days of the original GameBoy in both graphics and simplistic style, 1-Bit Ninja reveals itself to be anything but, as you switch frequently from the default 2D presentation to 3D to discover and unlock the game's hidden pathways.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite the promising elements of multiple warring factions, a variety of tile types, and quick-paced play, our ability to truly enjoy the fruits of this game were a bit constrained until we played a number of games and gained a clearer understanding of the seemingly confusing gameplay.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Building upon the success of GTA III while offering a few new twists and a great new setting, GTA: Vice City is another can't-miss offering that satisfies our nostalgic yearnings.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    GoatUp does not look or sound that great, but it still has a great retro appeal. The most important feature of GoatUp are the controls, and they are also the best aspect of the app.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An atmospheric little title that leaves your searching through the darkness for answers and the exit, Infinight is a fun path-finding game that kept us engaged.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A polished offering with simple gameplay, deep strategic elements, and tons of upgrades and abilities to acquire, Dungeon Raid will devour chunks of your life whole.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While Lost Earth doesn't really offer anything too innovative, the presentation is well done and the gameplay is very enjoyable.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While this season's offering doesn't really innovate, it continues to polish one of the finer iOS baseball titles to a lovely sheen.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The graphics are pleasant and the controls are easy to use if you move slowly.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The soundtrack is very nice, too, and the controls were pretty spot-on.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Utilizing tried-and-true mechanics and plenty of upgradeable equipment using your in-game earnings, Ninja Fishing is a casual timewaster that's oddly fun and strangely addictive.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The graphics have a subdued neon look that pops against the dark background. Animations are very smooth and the creep shapes are differentiated enough to tell them apart at a quick glance.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a familiar cartoon style and a focus on finding the best angles to meet your objectives, Light The Flower is a fun game that does what it does very well.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With cute characters, simple controls, and a variety of ways to rack up points and earn stars, Webbies is a family-friendly offering that does what it does very well.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Featuring up-to-date rosters, new Trading AI, a host of management tweaks and improvements, and the same robust experience we’ve grown to love, iOOTP Baseball 2013 continues to provide a fantastic product to diehard baseball fans.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With two gameplay modes, intuitive controls, and a graphic style that’s reminiscent of Cut The Rope, Tasty Tadpoles is a cute and simple offering that seems geared toward younger gamers.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Using a handful of provided materials, you’ll need to construct makeshift bridges to allow your train to cross gaps in the line safely.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    With its revamped graphics and the addition of multiple objectives to complete and multiple ragdoll types to use, Ragdoll Blaster 3 takes its engaging puzzler series to the next level.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its early-20th century aesthetic, awesome soundtrack, and solid gameplay mechanics, JAZZ finds a winning combination with great appeal.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    In virtually all areas Monster Trucks Nitro 2 goes above and beyond its predecessor. Actually, this is one game that may have earned a permanent place on our iPhone.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring terrific rope mechanics, upgradeable perks, mini-objectives, and an endless high-scoring format, Knights of the Round Cable provides a fun distraction that tests both your timing and your patience.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring outstanding graphics, crisp sound, intuitive controls, and heart-pounding action, Fight Night Champion is easily the best boxing game on the iOS platform.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While remaining very similar to its predecessor, the Puss In Boots version brings with it an exciting new game mode that makes the sequel a worthwhile pick-up.

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