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 7.6 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 80
Highest review score: 100 Amazing Breaker
Lowest review score: 50 Legendary Outlaw
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 0 out of 595
595 game reviews
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Utilizing advanced liquid simulation, Liqua Pop is both visually striking and serenely addicting.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A spot-on port of the game that inspired Muffin Knight, Super Crate Box features a retro pixel look, a plethora of weapons, and outstanding touch controls to create a challenging yet thrilling experience.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring frantic gameplay, easy controls, and a fun crossover with League of Evil, The Blocks Cometh provides plenty of excitement to balance out the frequent frustrations.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The controls were very easy to use and pretty responsive. There is even a bit of a tilt element that comes in to play when using some weapons, as you can influence the direction of gunfire by tilting left or right.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is pretty good if you enjoy the slower pace of turn-based gameplay or if you have the patience to persevere until you can rack up 4 stars on each level.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Learning the proper amount of swiping force to use to take the shortest and quickest routes through the levels will take some practice. Overall, it's a fun and relaxing journey to enjoy.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A charming platformer with a cute main character, intuitive controls, and great level variety, Blobster should easily appeal to gamers of all shapes and sizes.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring simple mechanics, plenty of special items to snag, and an endless high-scoring challenge, Fling a Thing is a decent little timewaster.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring great, animated visuals and solid gameplay akin to fan-favorite Galcon, Tentacle Wars HD adds a few interesting elements that provide new strategic considerations.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring clever control mechanics, loot to find/purchase, and interesting strategic gameplay, Pocket Titans may be a short adventure, but it’s certainly an enjoyable one.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    With a graphical style akin to SSX and an easy control set, you won't mind extending the winter a bit to enjoy some powder-carving fun.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The game has some fun puzzling elements and is generally fun to delve into for short bursts. For $1.99, Max and the Magic Marker is a cute and clever 4-Dimple offering.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Developed by Wicked Witch and published by Chillingo, Catapult King marries the popular "flinging-and-flattening" gameplay with a slick 3D presentation that, once again, manages to occupy a significantly greater portion of my attention than expected.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring multiple graphic styles, generous paddle control, and lengthy vertically-scrolling levels, Hyper Breaker Turbo breathes life into a weary genre.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring oversaturated imagery, fun animations, and a healthy attempt at humor, Dungeon Crawlers looks great and offers a fun experience.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring an appealing soundtrack, challenging gameplay, and more cats than you can shake a stick at, Disco Kitten is surprisingly fun.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is great, as Time Attack mode always gives you the opportunity to whittle down your best times.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring clean, sharp graphics, randomized obstacles, and an engaging commentary style, Outland Games’ pleasing presentation outpaces its average gameplay.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring fully-destructible environments, unlimited ammo, and a bunch of interesting power-ups, Rocket Riot easily overcomes its quirky controls to provide a fun and exciting experience.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is terrific, as the game is a lot of fun and the desire to earn 3 stars on all levels really drives you to keep playing.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A surprisingly fun little adventure with a bizarre storyline and equally bizarre protagonist.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring colorful and varied designs, as well as an impressive physics engine, Blosics HD is an interesting and enjoyable title.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Replay value is decent if you want to attempt to earn all stars, and OpenFeint integration provides global leaderboards.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Using mechanics similar to Spy Mouse, you must maneuver a trapped creature from start to exit without getting caught.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring fun challenges, bite-sized gameplay, and a new level every day for the next 1,000 days, 1000 Heroz will remain a fresh experience for years to come.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite the hubbub regarding its similarities to Super Crate Box (due out shortly), when judged on its own merits, Muffin Knight is an enjoyable experience that holds its own.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite its pretty visuals and engaging story, the swipe-based control method is simply too imprecise, causing a great deal of frustration that ultimately squelches our enjoyment.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is decent.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Some things I found a little annoying were the missions. They're really limited and you really end up doing the same thing.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Using outstanding theater-based art design, terrific music, and enjoyable gameplay where several factors can affect the outcome of the battle, Battle of Puppets is poised to become a top offering in the strategy games genre.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring simple, one-touch gameplay and a ton of levels at launch, Aiko Island is a great option for casual game fans.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The game oozes polish, right down to its menus where modes are chosen by using a ball to knock over a wooden box representing the desired mode.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring wanton destruction, customizable character skins, and fun consumable power-ups to purchase, Roar Rampage is a great way to take out a little aggression at the end of the day.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring nice graphics, RPG elements, and plenty of references to the movie (including more than 100 lines of actual dialogue), Army of Darkness: Defense provides a decent homage to its source of inspiration and an enjoyable timewaster, to boot.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a fun 3D graphic style, a crazy premise, and multiplayer functionality, Fleeced! is a unique offering that just might catch on with gamers.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Taking its cues from favorites like Tilt To Live, Hyperlight adds a few twists that make it a wholly unique and fairly satisfying experience.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brutally fun and painfully addictive.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring cartoony graphics, simple controls, and increasingly crazier tricks to perform, Stunt Star is an engaging challenge in precision and pizzazz.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A terrific art style mixed with clever puzzle design makes for an enjoyable, albeit regrettably brief, experience.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a clever control system, terrific graphics, and a variety of missions, Smash Cops is a fun, albeit short, timewaster.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    With a cartoony graphical style and frantic gameplay, Madcoaster will have you cross-eyed as you try to keep up.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring a simple yet appealing graphics style, refreshing game mechanics, and a variety of control options, Tiny Plane is a surprisingly compelling timewaster.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An accurate representation of the physical board game, Catan tasks the players with building settlements and collecting resources in a bid to expand their empires and collect victory points.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Despite its out-of-this-world theme, variety of interactive aircraft, and continued engaging gameplay, the inclusion of a bunch of typical freemium tactics meant to drain your wallet have practically erased the goodwill built up by its predecessor.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring aircraft from the post-WWII/Cold War era, a short campaign, plenty of multiplayer options, and a few neat surprises, Sky Gamblers: Cold War provides yet another combat sim that gets the job done without standing out.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Castle Frenzy has great replay value, and the inclusion of Gameloft LIVE for high scores and achievements only reinforces this. There are a good number of castle defense games in the app store, but few that have captivated us as quickly and wholeheartedly as Castle Frenzy.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    We've seen clever puzzle games before, but we've never seen anything like this.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring a cute setting, simple mechanics, and a handful of upgrades, Tractor Trails is a charming game with a few minor annoyances.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring colorful artwork, simple controls, and a quirky concept, Mr. Dreamer should appeal to young gamers everywhere.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While little appears changed from the version we played then, it's worth going a little more in-depth about the game, which we found to be a good deal of fun.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The graphics are average, the music is ok, and the controls are pretty good, though the touch controls (which are superior to the joystick) often leave you peering around your fingers to see the level.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    9mm
    Offering plenty of violence, some sexual themes, and more than a few dirty words, 9mm earns its 17+ rating and provides a highly-enjoyable experience for adult gamers looking for something a little grittier than your average shooter.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While not all sports seem that conducive to this control style, gamers may find some of these offerings to be a fun timewaster.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Featuring imaginative settings, smooth racing, multiple race types, purchasable/upgradeable vehicles, and even online and local multiplayer, Table Top Racing is an accessible and fun racer for gamers of all ages.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring slick cartoon graphics, upgradeable power-ups, and a multi-tiered playing surface, Banana Kong is a light-hearted addition whose fruity stinginess is its biggest fault.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring slick visuals, terrific one-touch controls, and a number of challenging level segments and boss battles, Raccoon Rising is not your typical high-rising.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though it offers much of the same as the original, there are enough improvements that allow Trenches II to stand on its own.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Replay value is good, though the levels feel fairly short.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite feeling less like a sequel and more like a healthy update, we always welcome additional content and gameplay elements in any form, especially when the gameplay is as enjoyable as this.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is decent, mostly to marvel at the game's great graphics and style a second time.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Looking like a skinned version of Doodle Jump, Ooga Jump incorporates a lot of the fun nuances that made Pocket God so enjoyable while providing fans a full-fledged spin-off in its own right.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With gameplay reminiscent of Dream Track Nation, you'll flip and spin your way through space-themed tracks, using both gravity and nitro to control your vehicle while collecting MoonBux and outpacing AI competitors (or your friends via local multiplayer) in a bid to reach the finish line first.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring both single-player and multiplayer game modes, a wealth of upgradeable weaponry, and multiple characters with unique abilities, Left2Die makes for an exciting adventure.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring new locales, new vehicles, improved graphics, and Origin integration for social gaming elements, Shift 2 Unleashed doesn't bring a lot of innovation but it does continue to provide a high level of racing excitement that the casual user can enjoy.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A lengthy game with nice controls and a cheery presentation, Funkyball Worlds is certainly worth taking a look and you might just find yourself drawn into the challenging gameplay.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is pretty good, as the game requires you to play the same levels again and again to earn enough money or fill enough plane seats to move on to other game aspects.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring quirky puzzles and cute characters, Non Flying Soldiers serves as a fun little diversion despite its easy gameplay.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring spot-on tilt controls, a great cartoonish presentation, and a variety of items to purchase and upgrade along the way, Captain Antarctica's main drawback is its length.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Developed by Omni Systems Limited, Eufloria HD provides a variety of objectives and an array of factors to take into consideration within a simple, eye-catching interface.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though it lacks the tactile feel of the original, oddly-shaped device, Bop It! still offers a fun, fits-in-your-pocket experience that fans should find satisfying.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The graphics are clean and cartoonish, the sound effects complement the military theme, and the controls are very responsive.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A popular PSP title, Coconut Dodge features a light-hearted theme, tight controls, and gameplay mechanics that appeal to gamers of all ages.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While we loved the tight handling of the vehicles and the track designs, there was simply no competition to speak of, turning what could have been a fierce battle for first into a Sunday drive.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A colorful top-down affair featuring fun gameplay tactics, easy controls, and a quirky story, Robbery Bob offers a decent challenge that manages to delight along the way.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Noteworthy for its cool mechanic that instantly swaps first-person and top-down viewpoints whenever the mood hits, Strike Team has our full attention.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    We found the controls to be generally smooth, although there was a bit of jerkiness when you initially slide your finger after repositioning.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With its multiple uses of the accelerometer and fun level designs, Aerox is a worthy addition to the genre.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While we typically look forward to the exciting new additions that Madden manages to pack into its offerings, it seems we'll have to wait until Madden 13 to find any changes of significance.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Replay value is decent, as you can hone your strategy for faster completion times and pick up missed stars.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite its similarities to Om Nom's domain, there are a few key differences that set the two apart and allow us to enjoy both in their own ways.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you enjoy puzzle games and/or penguins as much as we do, this ought to be right up your alley. At $0.99, Arctic Escape is a fun and challenging 3.5-Dimple title.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite its clever "take-over" mechanics and signature graphics, the way-too-short level design, awkward button placement, and wonky achievements have caused this one to stumble out of the gates.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As expected, Dead Trigger ups the graphics bar and provides a nice variety of weaponry and perks, though many will require a little extra monetary investment to use.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Now that we've actually been able to advance past the menus and delve into the gameplay, we are reminded why we enjoyed their previous release so much.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring a terrific art style, simple button-based controls, and bite-sized levels, Kung Fu Rabbit may not necessarily stand out, but it certainly shouldn't be ignored.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Utilizing the same rules and player tiles as the full game, Neuroshima Hex Puzzle offers 100 scenarios of increasing difficulty that will both teach and hone your battle skills.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Despite its solid core and decent execution, this is a game with a lack of presentation polish.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring a minimalistic presentation and though-provoking challenges, Exponential Invasion should get any good mathematician's juices flowing.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring crude imagery and humor and familiar slingshot physics, Bullistic Unleashed is a fun, demolition-focused offering that comes with somewhat limited appeal.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Featuring multiple game modes and tons of zombie configurations to solve, Tread of the Dead has enough content to keep you busy for a while.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite its great graphics (thanks to the use of Unreal Engine 3), 3D battles, and RPGish features, we were ultimately letdown by the clunky controls, silly puzzles, unclear objectives, and persistent hand-holding that dumbed down the gameplay.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Featuring pretty graphics and a ridiculous number of levels, Sporos’ main drawback is its lack of difficulty or challenge. Since it’s touted as a laid-back and relaxing puzzling experience, we cannot fault this oversimplified timewaster too much, though.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Swapping out zombies for vampires and adding some particularly impressive visuals to the mix, Fangz is an exciting release during a rather dull week.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Holding true to the vision of the original, Random Heroes 2 addresses many of the issues that we had with the first to offer a more compelling experience than before.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Requiring balanced gameplay, a little foresight, and a dose of luck, Caylus provides strategy fans with another solid title.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A visually appealing offering, this physics-based platformer is hampered by a short campaign and some app instability.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With developer Xoobis bringing similar gameplay to the original, as well as an actual story, a stepped-up challenge, and more zany enemies, Zombie Wonderland 2 is yet another undead title that's worth a look.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Commando Jack is a fairly standard addition to the TD genre save for its ability to put you into the thick of the action.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Replay value is pretty good, as you can play very stealthy in one playthrough while blasting baddies at will in another. Your dialogue choices can also differ from one attempt to another, warranting additional playthroughs to see how these decisions play out. The gameplay itself is fun, despite (or maybe even in response to) the somewhat awkward enemy AI that often leaves them exposed like cutouts in a shooting gallery.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With its open-world style, mission-based gameplay, and wanton destruction, it's no surprise that Vertigo Rogue is drawing comparisons to games like GTA.