AppSpy's Scores

  • Games
For 1,848 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 50% higher than the average critic
  • 13% same as the average critic
  • 37% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Asphalt 8: Airborne
Lowest review score: 20 Final Fantasy: All the Bravest
Score distribution:
1,848 game reviews
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    If you can overcome the learning curve, Neurokult's fantastic riff on the match-three genre will have your neurones fizzing like a Mentos-powered soda rocket.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Though it won't test hardended point-and-click fans, Tiny Thief is a witty puzzle adventure packed with personality and character.
    • 67 Metascore
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    Tries to mix arcade style gameplay with controls that aim for a more 'genuine' experience that are initially intuitive, but challenging to master.
    • 71 Metascore
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    Fans of classic puzzle-adventure and recent titles like Professor Layton will love The Jim and Frank Mysteries and this is easily recommended for gamers of all walks after a lighthearted challenge.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Bright, cheerful, fun and immediate; Rocket Bunnies is simple to pick up but a true challenge to master and a great distraction no matter where you are.
    • 71 Metascore
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    Sure it can't look to compete with its console brethren, but if you must get your Gridiron fix on the go, you won't go wrong with this one.
    • 87 Metascore
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    While not as breathtakingly novel as its previous release, Super Stickman Golf 2 doesn't mess with a good thing and builds upon this solid core by adding all new hazards and power-ups, as well as utilizing a rewarding progression system that inspires you to reach greater heights of skill.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    JAZZ: Trump's journey is a much needed palette cleansing platformer for iOS; it may not be the most challenging title, but its gorgeously rendered world, ear caressing audio and buttery smooth controls make it a joy to play from start to finish.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Blueprint 3D isn't a hardcore game in the 'gamer' sense of the term, nor is it particularly taxing as a puzzler, but it still manages to sit alongside casual titles like Cut The Rope as it combines elegant simplicity in controls, gameplay and design to make it a truly engaging distraction for iOS gamers.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Tilt, jump and survive and have a fun time while finding out just what plagues Earth in The Incident.
    • 80 Metascore
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    As far as side-scrolling tilt racers go, Monster Trucks Nitro 2 is just pure explosive fun that knows how to keep your pinned to the screen.
    • 92 Metascore
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    Though its subject matter may be bleak, DEVICE 6's ambitious and intelligent re-invention of the text adventure is a joyous and unique experience.
    • 88 Metascore
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    For what Dead Space lacks in gameplay details it manages to make up for in sheer stunning production value; a chilling shooter and a good warm-up for the upcoming sequel.
    • 84 Metascore
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    Fans of the original may experience deja-vu at first, but with so many enriched features old school fans and new-comers alike will love Zenonia 2's rich RPG experience.
    • 73 Metascore
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    With only a few competitive friends on your Facebook feed you're guaranteed a whole lot of fun from Mad Skills BMX; even without them you'll be hard pressed to beat the AI and unlock the game's secrets.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Fighting-game fans can expect more than a few changes to Street Fighter X Tekken Mobile from its console brother, but the final result is something that feels streamlined as opposed to hamstrung; a great pick up for competitive gamers on the go.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A fitting climax to the punishing trilogy, League of Evil 3 is precision platforming at its most ruthless.
    • 80 Metascore
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    In a market dominated by might-makes-right mentalities, guns, blood and violence, Lili makes for a refreshing change that's not as passive as it sounds; as fun to play as it is beautiful to look at - a definite treat if you can happen to play it.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Comparisons aside, Coin Drop! is a fun game to play and watch while remaining addictive enough to keep you coming back for more; just the right mix for gamers on the go.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Bag It! feels like another App Store classic waiting to happen; its puzzling gameplay takes a well worn genre and takes a completely new approach, creating something immediately familiar and at the same time fresh and engaging.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    For fans of the title, don't expect much in the way of changes that demand a repurchase - but with that said, if you haven't played the game or simply enjoy the idea of playing Clash of Heroes on the go, this is an easy must have.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Unmechanical is a wonderful adaption of the PC title and an excellent puzzler brimming with atmospheric visuals, alien soundtracks, and brain-ticklers that come in a surprising range for such a short title.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Princess Fury doesn't leave much for the imagination as she's exactly what the title suggests: dainty, pretty, angry and deadly... you'll be thankful that you don't have to fight against her.
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    With a colorful yet muted palette and affective audio ambiance, Sploosh offers a physics puzzle experience that's worth a play. Like all physics puzzlers, things can get frustrating in the later levels, but you'll find yourself returning to this world of exploding cacti and water rotation when ever you need to slow things down and have some fun.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Hard Lines doesn't require fancy 3D graphics or a huge gimmick to make Snake fun again; amusing writing, multiple modes and competitive AI go a long way to revive this classic game.
    • 94 Metascore
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    Real Racing 2 is a class act, with driving controls that feel smooth; an online multiplayer that gives players to chance to really test their skills; and a career mode that will keep you driving for hours - an easy to recommend title.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Reckless Racing 2 is bigger and better in almost every way and while it's not a leader in terms of new gameplay, it's still a benchmark for the platform.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Understanding what made games like Jetpack Joyride so enjoyable, Zombie Carnival carves its own path with a great claymation style and roaming hordes of the walking, and jumping dead.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Bad Hotel is the sort of quirky 'indie' title that helps to make the iOS platform stand out from its peers; tower defense has never been quite so literal and fun.
    • 87 Metascore
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    GHOST TRICK: Phantom Detective, quite simply, feels like it was always destined for the App Store and now that it's here you should definitely grab it; funny, clever and fun - easily a must have.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The days of Bejeweled ruling the roost are long gone and while many other titles may be fighting for the crown, Babo Crash remains a solidly addictive title that rewards casual and veteran gamers with its action-packed gameplay.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Monument Valley is not only an exquisite piece of craftsmanship, but a genuinely delightful adventure with more 'wow' moments than most million-dollar blockbusters.
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    Rocket Racing League for the App Store makes the dreams of the real Rocket Racing League almost palpably real and is a treat for racing and flight-sim fans alike.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Mage Gauntlet is the kind of Action-RPG we've been waiting for on the iOS - a combination of intuitive controls suited to iDevices; fast-paced action split in to bite-sized chunks; and plenty of meaningful unlockable features makes it perfect for gamers on the go.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Despite its asynchronous gameplay, Draw Something succeeds in turning a simple game of Pictionary in to something delightfully engaging thanks to features that make you feel as your opponent is right there beside you.
    • 80 Metascore
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    For fans of the Angry Birds style of play, Siege Hero is worth the money as it is a very well made addition to the genre.
    • 89 Metascore
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    As dark as it is beautiful, Limbo's mysterious and viscious world sucks you in and holds you captive.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Virtual City is like a half step between farm-management and Sim City, bringing two management styles together in a deadly addictive combo.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    While not as stunningly original as the first title, Chaos Rings Omega is still a great RPG that manages to polish the formula even more thanks to an engaging storyline and minor gameplay improvements.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Push Panic is a perfect companion for those who want to blast away a few spare minutes or those who want to push the boundaries of their high-score skills; a great addition to anyone's collection.
    • 90 Metascore
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    With nothing more than a cube, some colored squares and a 3D world, Qvoid presents players with a charmingly simple, yet dastardly puzzle challenge that sinks its teeth in to you from the outset.
    • 86 Metascore
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    With a perfect blend of intuitive and ingenious, LYNE is a lovely little logic puzzler that can make you feel stupid and gifted in a single moment.
    • 87 Metascore
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    While the lack of suitable controls can prove to be bothersome, it doesn't take away from the game's otherwise simple and compelling gameplay.
    • 73 Metascore
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    For some, the 75 levels packed in to Pudding Monsters won't be enough, but more levels are sure to come, especially once more people get wind of this wonderfully cute and addictive puzzler.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Table Tennis Touch offers a fantastic simulation of the sport, but you will have to work if you want to reap rewards.
    • 72 Metascore
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    Table Top Racing is exactly what it says on the box, but there's nothing wrong with that when it's pulled off so smoothly and with so much style.
    • 78 Metascore
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    The Tower Defense craze of the app store has long subsided but there are still games that take the formula and create a worthwhile experience for fans of the genre. Spice Bandits is one of those games.
    • 94 Metascore
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    The breathtaking action title Bastion is born again on the App Store, complete with all new controls that suit the large touchscreen almost perfectly; if you haven't played it yet, don't hesitate to grab it now.
    • 83 Metascore
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    If you want to play a beautiful, clever physics puzzler, and learn a little something about fonts along the way, then Type:Rider is for you. Period.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Though recipe may be familiar, there are still relatively few games on iOS which offer the same level of challenge, sophistication, and satisfaction as Joe Danger Infinity.
    • 82 Metascore
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    If anything, Little Inferno is far more poignant on the App Store than it is anywhere else; with so many games attempting to exploit the 'freemium' concept, Little Inferno embraces and turns it in to something rewarding, but also (and most importantly) something that ends.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Funky Smugglers pulls double-duty as it not only places you in charge of dealing with contraband items, but it manages to smuggle in a boatload of refreshing ideas as well.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Quotation forthcoming.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Could have easily been another tower-defense game, but Venan Entertainment have proven they don't need lightning to strike twice and have made an endless vertical game that just has to be tried.
    • 86 Metascore
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    While some developers explore how to bring a console experience to the App Store, Bumpy Road by Simogo explores the short arcade-like experience to make something engaging and engrossing.
    • 90 Metascore
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    A well polished delight, that any fan of pick up and play games will enjoy.
    • 95 Metascore
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    While some players will prefer to play VVVVVV with physical controls, this iOS port is a brilliant portable version of a truly excellent indie platformer.
    • 93 Metascore
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    For any fan of strategic board games and Risk in particular, this is the dream-app you've been waiting for and is well worth owning for your iPad.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Bad Piggies doesn't just feel like the next logical step forward for a developer like Rovio, but the next step forward for the physics-puzzler genre itself as players engineer their own solutions and use them to succeed, no matter how whacky they may seem.
    • 78 Metascore
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    EA Sports brings the thunder and smites the competition with their latest update to the Madden NFL series.
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    A real time strategy game fought at the cellular level, with great design and an eerie enough presentation to make the whole thing work.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Samurai II: Vengeance may have lost its unique touch controls, but its solid gameplay and amazing artistic style are almost second to none.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour may still fall short of its console brethren, but it still remains a predictably solid series for the iOS platform and one that only gets more gorgeous with each generation.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Dark Nebula - Episode 2 has developed in just the right ways to recapture what made the original so successful while building in new, exciting action elements.
    • 83 Metascore
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    It may not reinvent the genre, but Sky Force 2014 is one of the best shmups on the App Store and a must for all shooter fans.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Wispin is almost without comparison as you spin your way around the level, popping blobs of various colors and deploying power-ups to stunning effect; a real arcade gem.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Castlestorm: Free to Siege’s handsome and ambitious take on the tower defence genre will appeal to fans of both strategy and action games.
    • 83 Metascore
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    6th Planet merges a great storyline with simple gameplay to create a relaxing and enjoyable gaming experience.
    • 84 Metascore
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    A premiere strategy experience for the iPad, primarily focused on multiplayer, whose touch controls create a more engaging experience than its PC counterpart.
    • 70 Metascore
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    While there's no reason to own episode one before playing '1112 episode 02', after experiencing this excellent adventure game you might just be compelled to own the whole series.
    • 92 Metascore
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    For a game that would otherwise cost three times or more on another console, 'Chaos Rings' isn't just value for money - it's an amazing JRPG experience with a solid, intriguing story that's worthy of its developer's pedigree.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Let's Golf 2 has gone beyond expectations and is a seriously fun challenge that anyone can enjoy.
    • 88 Metascore
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    An accessible but massive roguelike that will suck you in and then murder you. But in a good way.
    • 95 Metascore
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    Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is a truly impressive port of a great twin-stick shooter, that's absolutely packed with content.
    • 90 Metascore
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    N.O.V.A. 2 is a great sequel to what was a great game last year; the inclusion of a career-based online multiplayer gives the game a life well beyond the single-player, but don't rush in to the online matches because the single-player is definitely worth finishing first.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Space Miner is an addictive, well polished Asteroids clone, that mixes fast paced space combat with RPG inspired ship upgrading. This game is highly recommended.
    • 88 Metascore
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    This isn't quite the Magicka you may already know and love, but it doesn't matter - this is 2D brawling taken to the next level and the free-form magic system means you'll always have a novel way to dispatch the goons (and even friends) around you.
    • 86 Metascore
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    For fans of football and those looking for a fun time waster, Score! Classic Goals draws you in with its simplicity and soon catches you within the atmosphere and excitement of some of the sport's most famous goals.
    • 88 Metascore
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    While Modern Combat 3 doesn't feel anywhere near as revolutionary as the previous title, it still manages to up the ante with an exciting campaign and online multiplayer that's compelling enough to keep coming back for more.
    • 75 Metascore
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    Time hasn't dulled Max Payne's wit and explosive action by any appreciable amount - given how stable, fast and easy to play it is on the iPhone, there's no reason not to grab and enjoy (or replay) this classic shooter.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Where Gangstar started out by putting a competent sandbox title on the App Store, Miami Vindication steps things up with its fun storyline, solid controls and great gameplay.
    • 73 Metascore
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    Even without additional content, Pocket Creatures is so full of character and creativity that you'll be sucked in and will have to find plenty of time in your day to keep enjoying this amazing title.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Despite its adorable appearance, Diggin' Dogs doesn't mess about and players will find themselves attempting to balance their way past numerous hazards in order to keep their doggy-trio alive; a treat for all gamers, young/old, casual and hardcore alike.
    • 90 Metascore
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    The Last Express may still be burdened by the click-through navigation that defined much of the genre in the past, but the marriage of gameplay and storyline remains pitch-perfect in this iOS adaption.
    • 72 Metascore
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    Fans of the series who have missed out on Splinter Cell Conviction will not be disappointed by this sophisticated gaming experience for their iDevice.
    • 86 Metascore
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    With so many features packed in to Chopper 2, it's insanely great value no matter what price you can get it at, but especially a must buy while it's still on sale.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Spider-Man: Total Mayhem is an easy to pick up and hard to put down action-brawler that not only does justice to the comic book hero, but to the game genre itself.
    • 83 Metascore
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    A fun, refreshingly easy to enjoy puzzler for all ages.
    • 90 Metascore
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    The creepy-crawly carnage of Bug Heroes 2 provides some of the best third-person combat we have seen on mobile in a while.
    • 91 Metascore
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    When it comes to Kairosoft, you know just what you're getting in to, but Epic Astro Story takes things in a new direction thanks to a balanced blend of town, tourism and exploration management features, all couched in an amusing sci-fi setting.
    • 87 Metascore
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    Beyond Ynth is an amazing improvement over the first in the series and while it's still a casual game at heart, the challenge is far from simple.
    • 72 Metascore
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    All the quality and expertise that you'd expect from Activision has gone in Guitar Hero for the iPhone and is easily the premier rhythm game for your mobile device.
    • 93 Metascore
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    Punch Quest isn't the 'hardcore' game people have been itching for on the iOS platform, but it's the perfect blend of action-brawling and casual 'endless' gameplay all mixed up with a larger-than-life style that's hard not to enjoy.
    • 86 Metascore
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    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.
    • 84 Metascore
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    Spinzizzle is a great addition to anyone's casual collection of three-match puzzlers, with its slick presentation and broadly appealing simple gameplay.
    • 76 Metascore
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    While previous owners of SimCity be upset at repurchasing this title, SimCity Deluxe is how things should have been and is an excellent adaption of the series for the App Store.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Monster Meltdown is one of those quirky little games that due to its fluid control scheme and clever bite-size level design, it makes it very hard to put down. Whether that's good or not for gaming on the go, is up for debate.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Every last pixel of Fancy Pants feels as though it's dedicated to making its platforming as smooth and flawless as possible; simply running around is a joy, let alone completing the game or taking on its many unlockable challenges, modes and side-objectives. A must-have iPhone title.
    • 81 Metascore
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    Solomon's Boneyard is Solomon's Keep minus the dungeon crawling and plus the action, making an already great title even better.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    If you want a solid freemium endless runner that's not wrapped up in strong arm design and doesn't take itself too seriously, one of the best has made a sequel, and it is damn good.