AppSpy's Scores

  • Games
For 1,778 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 1.2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Rocket Bunnies
Lowest review score: 20 Final Fantasy: All the Bravest
Score distribution:
1,778 game reviews
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    JoyBits have nailed time-wasting to a fine art with Doodle God and with more updates planned you can expect to get great value and fun for your money.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    On the surface Doom II RPG looks a little bit country and a little bit rock'n'roll, but amazingly id Software pull off the mix while poking fun at the same time.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you're looking for an interesting adventure game on the iphone, Dracula: Path of the Dragon should provide you with an entertaining couple of hours.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    2360: Battle for Cydonia will provide you with an unrelenting challenge while making you and your mech look like a kung-fu master. Casual fans can still enjoy the app, but only in bite sized chunks.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    2XL continues to impress gamers with the visuals in TROPHYLITE Rally, but despite its realism there's not enough challenging split-second chasing moments to keep coming back to.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Similar in vein to games like Left 4 Dead and Resident Evil, Aftermath makes you fragile in a deadly world of zombies and keeps the atmosphere tense from beginning to end.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you're after a new line drawing game, Airstrike Defense is a worthwhile purchase.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Aside from being a well made licensed game, Alice in Wonderland will provide you with some cleverly designed puzzle platforming.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fans of NautralMotion's Backbreaker Football won't be disappointed with Vengeance and its new modes, but much like the original, once the content is completed it's easy to put back down.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Getting across the road and river in Frogger was always hard enough, but only Banzai Rabbit would make you come back again, challenging gamers to fine tune their timing skills.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Just about every action fan will want to grab a copy of Battle Bears -1 for its hilarious style and non-stop rainbow-spewing brutality that could only be improved with a multiplayer mode.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    BioDefense: Zombie Outbreak brings something new to the table for TDs and while the strategy elements may work for some it's not a perfect system.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Where so many platformers have struggled to find a foothold in the App Store, Bounce On 2 manages to grip on and demonstrate how it's done.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Braveheart is a fairly unique brand of action-packed and RPG inspired gameplay, but the constant twirling can be hard to watch and pull off over longer sessions.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's a shame that there's not more to this release, but the decision is a simple one - If you own World at War: Zombies already, hold off that purchase, but if not... game on!
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Those on the lookout for a simple pick up and play dungeon crawler on your iphone should give Catacombs a try.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Perhaps it's no major surprise that a twin-stick based re-imagining of Tomb Raider would work so well on iDevices, but Guardian of Light goes the extra distance with a challenging campaign and a fun co-op style for friends to enjoy.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Miner Disturbance is a great adaption of an already popular title and could easily be considered the definitive title thanks to its many updates compared to the free online version.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Mr.Bill is in trouble - again - and you can either help him to survive; help him to get a bonus; or watch him crash, burn and be devoured should you so wish it.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Neuroshima Hex is a board game that almost seems like it was destined for the App Store and it's great to see this deep strategic title now available for people to try.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it would have been great for 'No, Human' to have a bit more of a challenge, it's an extremely fun experience and worth checking out if you're an action puzzle fan.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Package is your typical physics puzzler in a sharp looking outfit and sometimes that's all your really need.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    HYBRID 2 doesn't change too much from the original formula, but small tweaks keep this action RPG engaging even despite minor frustrations with the controls.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Myst was, by comparison, only a small taste of what was to come in the sequel 'Riven' and now gamers can explore complex world filled with wonder and betrayal no matter where they are.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Legendary Wars does an admirable job of propelling the castle defense genre beyond the usual predictable set of features, though players can be left fumbling to control their army with any level of accuracy.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    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.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unless you're driven insane by the idea of playing another endless runner, you should definitely take the time to enjoy Grim Joggers, if only to experience the random madness of trying to keep everyone alive as long as possible.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Battleheart combines a neat real-time combat system and class interactions that will feel familiar to followers of Western RPGs (including MMOs), though the controls can cause some confusion when it's least required.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Magnetic Shaving Derby is minimalism thrown in to a blender with a healthy dose of cringe-worthy moments and strangely enough it survives the mix, making this a whacky title to play and enjoy.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Refines the gameplay of the Bust-A-Move titles while adding a few new twists to make this a great handheld version of the series.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Corporate Fury is a strange take on the usual brawler format, breaking it down to a series of intense short battles; just be aware that the violent theme doesn't pull any punches.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite some frustrating control concerns, Frogatto rises to the challenge and is still a stunning platformer in the face of adversity.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Galaxy on Fire 2 tries to bring a console level of content to the App Store in a genre that guarantees a huge amount of gameplay time even before factoring any side-missions you partake in.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Revolt may not pack the best campaign, but it's more than your average twin-stick shooter and thanks to its upgrade system and random arenas you'll have a solid endless mode to look forward to as well.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There's no reason not to just play Robot Unicorn Attack online for free, but then you'll wish you had bought the App just to get that ear-worm of a song out of your head - trying not to smile while playing is almost another game in itself.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Wizard Hex brings yet another iOS based board game for gamers to share with their friends, just be careful who you play with as friendships could be strained thanks to the game's unique 'ally' system.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Zombie Escape adds a few new twists to the line-drawing genre and even though things can get hectic it's a fun challenge to conquer.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Carnivores: Ice Age isn't a leap forward from the original Dinosaur Hunter gameplay, but the new environments and challenging AI controlled animals still result in an engaging experience.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Zombie Highway is a surprisingly challenging and unique endless title, but without more updates it feels a bit light on the content.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you're after a slightly different take on management games with a castle-defense style twist, then Zombie Wonderland might be worth investigating though it does take time to truly warm up.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While trying to avoid the "Z is what you get when you mix X and Y", ZombieSmash! brings zombie slaying to a new creative level making this well worth trying.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fast & Furious Adrenaline might not be the next best thing for racer fans to enjoy, but despite the unrealistic arcade style, this is still great fun for the casual gamer.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    EA Sports seems to have opted for FIFA 11 to act as a sort of short arcade stop-gap for players after a game when not playing the console version, however the missing features make this feel like a hollow shell instead of a triple-A title.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    FIFA World Cup features a few minor necessary changes from FIFA 10 and while they may not be enough for fans to jump from the console version to the handheld one it's still a great football game for your iPhone.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    For fans of Final Fantasy and RPGs, this is a no brainer. A very well made port of one of the defining games of the RPG genre.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As with Final Fantasy, this is a great purchase fans of RPGs, and this long running game series.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Finger Physics: Thumb Wars picks up the pieces where Finger Fun left off and manages to improve on an already solid physics puzzler.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Flick Baseball Pro is another great game in Freeverse's stable of pick up and play sports titles and despite a few rough edges it's still a solid arcade sports title.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Where larger fingers or unsteady hands may have had a disadvantage before, Flight Control HD provides a much smoother experience that's bright and addictive to enjoy.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's unlikely that fans of Football Manager are currently without the latest installment, however having this game available to you on the go is a dangerous recipe for social disasters; pick up this title at your peril (NB. Who needs friends when your team is on the top of the League!).
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fruit Ninja is the sort of game that has come to typify the rising dominance of quick, simple and most of all additively fun gameplay that's great value for your iDevice.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Garage Inc. is charming in its vintage style and while the mobster storyline does add a serious edge it never overshadows the inherent fun of this management game.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is a classic from the vaults of gaming history revisited for touch devices and while not the best platformer available it does have a genuine pedigree to live up to.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite the close proximity of so many platforming titles making use of the same mechanic, Gravity Guy still manages to strike out in its own direction and for those who like their games as hard as a brick-wall, then this is for you.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Gravity Hook HD represents an intense shift in challenge from Semi Secret's earlier work, but if you have patience you'll be rewarded by an amazingly intriguing gameplay style.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    GT Racing is a solid racing game which will appeal to those looking for a more realistic racing experience. While it does not contain the content or customizability of Gran Turismo, this is a solid effort that should keep racing enthusiasts happy.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Guerrilla Bob is a thoroughly enjoyable game that fans of other twin-stick shooters will want to invest in. The gameplay is very simple, but very entertaining. And while the campaign mode is quite short, the survival mode and online options will surely keep players busy, and leave them with an itchy trigger finger.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you enjoy shooting games with lots of firepower, Heavy Gunner 3D might be right up your alley.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A neat new concept that tickles the brain in to thinking in new ways for bigger and better matches, but once you've come to grips with it the game can start to feel a bit sparse.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    :Shift!2: brings yet more challenging platforming puzzles over from the Armor Games favorite, though it can feel like 'more of the same' even despite interesting additions like a QR code scanner.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Silverfish is the sort of game you'd get if you crammed Snake and Geometry Wars together, but instead of some half-half mix it's a unique blend that looks and feels solid.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Sims 3 Ambitions takes a fairly open-ended game and adds a goal oriented focus that helps to cut back on the fiddly aspects while helping you to enjoy crafting your Sim's path in life.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    All about having fun, be it through the basic gameplay, the bright visuals or the overall theme; it's hard to leave without a smile of some kind when you're done.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you're a fan of soccer and don't mind the occasional RPG then you'll probably be lost to the world when playing Soccer Superstars, but it might be a little too intense for the casual fan to enjoy.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Solipskier is a great fresh twist on side-scrolling running titles with its high-speed gameplay and thumping track it's an easy game to keep coming back to.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you're after an action-RPG you could hardly find better than Dungeon Hunter 2 at this time, but just because it's at the top, it doesn't mean it isn't without its flaws.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    MMA by EA Sports manages to capture mixed martial arts in a way that feels great for iDevices, but its limited repertoire could hurt its long-term appeal.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    EVAC may resemble Pac-Man on the surface, but the elegantly polished combination of gameplay elements makes this more than just a simple arcade title.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    You'll need your quick-thinking strategy hat on when playing Flipstones, so it can get intense at times, but it's still a strangely addictive challenge none the less.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Helsing's Fire just oozes with style and a fun atmosphere that continues the whole way through, while the unique gameplay is almost an exciting bonus to enjoy!
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unlike other gas-related App Store titles, Bad Air Day remains fun without being needlessly gross while featuring plenty of humerous moments to enjoy.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    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.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Hero puts you in control of the penultimate superhero who's only challenge is to avoid being unpopular, so try not to blow up too many cars while saving babies from the zombie plague.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    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.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hungry Shark is the iPhone's anti-Ecco with its simple eat-to-live gameplay you'll be hoovering up aquatic life faster than any dolphin can save it!
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Just like the original iBomber 2 makes dropping tonnes of explosives from your 1940's style bomber lots of fun, but without adding more challenge this can quickly become stale for some.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    iBomber Defense brings Cobra Mobile's series in to a new arena and competently executes a traditional tower defense with a few polished features.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    ILLUSIA doesn't break the mold, but the platforming action-RPG genre is safe in GAMEVIL's capable hands and players can expect hours of fun as they explore the vast lands Aztaran.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Implode! offers a new take on the traditional physics based buzzle genre, providing all the mayhem of demolitions with easy to use controls.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you didn't enjoy Jenga when it was a pile of blocks in front of you, then you may not become a convert thanks to playing it on the iPhone, however the arcade mode and pass-and-play multiplayer add a lot to the mix when you consider you don't have to clean up after you're done.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Jump o'Clock is certainly one of the prettiest vertical jumpers to play, but once you've 'seen it all' the challenge can feel a bit empty.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you don't remember playing Karate Champ at the arcade you may have tried it or the many clones that came on various consoles, so you can almost guarantee some nostalgic value at this excellent arcade port for your iDevice.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Kosmo Spin is a gorgeous little arcade title with a unique spin that becomes more rewarding as you manage to balance the game's challenges; just don't expect anything more than a short-lived treat.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Knight's Rush is an excellent side-scrolling beat'em-up with just the right amount of action and RPG elements to keep you busy for some time.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Linkoidz gets the best of both worlds as it matches fast-paced three-match gameplay with an element of strategy to create something unique and fun to enjoy over and over.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Max Adventure is a welcome relief from regular twin-stick titles as it incorporates a fun, if simple story with objectives that keep you busy right through to the end.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Mikado Defenders is a solid tower-defense game with a challenging twist for fans of genre and might just sway those who are yet to fall in love with the action packed strategy of TD titles.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    MovieCat! is a fun trivia title that may not stump movie-buffs, but it provides just the right amount of challenge and fun categories to make it well worth picking up for anyone who likes the occasional movie.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    N.Y.Zombies varied levels keep a simple idea compelling right to the end while zombies slowly, but surely work their way back in to your nightmares.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Oddy Smog's Misadventure certainly doesn't tread too much new ground, but it's still a fun, haunting experience that manages to immerse players with its dark, grimy visuals and cute main character.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    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.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fans of physics puzzlers will get a great kick out of the variety in Saving Private Sheep, while casual fans will appreciate the open experimental and lenient gameplay style.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fans of action-RPG games and Diablo in particular will feel at home with Solomon's Keep and its foreboding environments, but its simplified style makes this a great game for casual gamers to dip their toe in to.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sonic The Hedgehog 4 is the sequel you always dreamed of - only a bit shorter; this may put off some as it is a flagrant tease, but if Episode I is any indicator the whole ride is going to be an amazing one.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sparkle is a very well made addition to the marble popper genre. If you haven't had your fill of exploding strings of marbles, give this a whirl.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A simple game with great presentation and fluid controls. All it needs now is achivements and online leaderboards to round out the experience.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Those familiar with Lemmings-style titles will slip in to Spirits without a second thought, though the physics based gameplay adds a new twist that suits the relaxed style perfectly.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Splode is a quick, elegant and amazingly intuitive game to enjoy that only suffers from some replayability issues due to the randomness of the spawning orbs and its limited gameplay variety.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Star Wars: Battle for Hoth isn't going to blast its way to the top of most tower defense fan's lists, but it's still a great game and well worth checking out for devotees of the Force.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you need a little bit more polish to your games, Star Wars: Cantina provides a perfectly rounded management experience without the complexity of other titles.