AppSpy's Scores

  • Games
For 1,836 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 PrincessFury
Lowest review score: 20 Bloody Hell !!
Score distribution:
1,836 game reviews
    • 96 Metascore
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    World of Goo for iPhone and iPod Touch devices is almost everything fans of the original could want and those who are yet to try out this puzzling feast will be blown away by the deep, touching gameplay that grips you until the end; an easy must buy.
    • 96 Metascore
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    Prepare yourself for another round of hook-swinging action as Super QuickHook manages to slightly improve on the original title while rewarding players for being even more obsessive than before.
    • 95 Metascore
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    TWEWY: Solo Remix feels at home on the iOS platform, retaining the revolutionary combat system of the DS original and pairing it with visuals that are on par with modern 2D console titles.
    • 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.
    • 94 Metascore
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    A great title that offers a wide range of levels and lots game content to keep you entertained for a long time.
    • 94 Metascore
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    While not as beautiful or in-depth as its PC counterpart, Anomaly Warzone Earth for iOS is still a fantastically intriguing take on reversing the roles in a TD 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 93 Metascore
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    The Secret of Bryce Manor is a sophisticated enough game to please even the most hardened of gamers, while remaining friendly to the more casual of players.
    • 93 Metascore
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    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.
    • 93 Metascore
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    Despite only being published a decade ago, Carcassonne has all the hallmarks of a classic board-game and grabbing a version to play on the go is a boon that no one should miss.
    • 93 Metascore
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    Cut the Rope is quite simply a bombshell of cute, clever, addictive physics puzzle gameplay that's hard to pass up on.
    • 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.
    • 93 Metascore
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    If you're a fan of Sonic games and you haven't finished Sonic CD you owe it to yourself to check out this title - scratch that... if you're a fan of platformers, this remastered version is something you need to own.
    • 92 Metascore
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    If the thought of a portable Plants vs Zombies appeals to you, or you just enjoy well made, fun, addictive games, this one is worth your time and money.
    • 92 Metascore
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    The sort of game that comes from a mad fever dream that mixes games like Trilby: The Art of Theft and Dance Dance Revolution... the end result is something that carefully balances its puzzles with a rhythm based system, sucking you right in and not letting go until you're done.
    • 92 Metascore
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    Never has sliding tiles around a 4x4 grid been as charming - or as fun - as it is in Threes!
    • 92 Metascore
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    Building on its predecessor's creepy legacy, Papa Sangre II's surreal sonic delights make it a must-play for survival-horror fans.
    • 92 Metascore
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    Table Tennis Touch offers a fantastic simulation of the sport, but you will have to work if you want to reap rewards.
    • 92 Metascore
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    Tiny Wings HD is bigger and better in just about every way, and while more of an expansion to the original mode would go over well, the new Flight School and Hill Party modes add a multiplayer twist that means you can start sharing the fun with all of your friends.
    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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.
    • 92 Metascore
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    The days of simply slugging your way through repetitive levels with no objective are thankfully long-dead and Mikey Shorts provides players with multiple objectives, achievements and modes to enjoy with flawless controls; a real platforming gem.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Infinity Gene takes the iPhone very seriously as a hand held game console and it does so with all the polish an arcade giant like Taito can give it.
    • 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.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Fans of twin stick shooters and music games should give Beat Hazard Ultra a try. The controls are sublime, and the visual/audio experience is one of a kind.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Ragdoll Blaster 2 is what you expect in a sequel; keeping what made the original game fun, and then adding a bunch of new ideas on top of it.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Scared of haunted house rides? Don't worry, helping out Jitters in Pudding Panic is fun and cathartic whether you love or hate the staple carnival ride.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Asphalt 8: Airborne patchwork quilt of arcade racing tropes stitched together with skill and affection. Join the joyride.
    • 91 Metascore
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    This classic murder mystery adventure has undergone a facelift in visuals, sound, and interface while keeping the excellent story and gameplay intact.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As ridiculous as its name, Ridiculous Fishing is simple, fun, and should keep players happy until they've seen everything the game has to offer.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Let's Golf 2 has gone beyond expectations and is a seriously fun challenge that anyone can enjoy.
    • 91 Metascore
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    Though probably not the definitive Final Fantasy VI experience, this iOS version succeeds in preserving the essence of the original beneath its cosmetic alterations.
    • 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.
    • 91 Metascore
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    We know it’s pricey, but if you like playing strategy titles on the go, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is one of the best and deepest mobile games available on the App Store. The fate of the world is in your hands, Commander. What are you going to do?
    • 91 Metascore
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    EDGE Extended takes the original and stretches it out even further with more self-aware levels, new mechanics and the same challenging fun that made it such a great game the first time around.
    • 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.
    • 90 Metascore
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    First Touch Soccer pushes the football genre a little further on the App Store and while it may not have the exact same features as console titles, it makes up for this by being a top competitor on the field itself.
    • 90 Metascore
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    FIFA 13 continues the tradition of 'fixing' previous iterations by only a small degree, thankfully the sum-weight of these changes turns out to be quite a lot, making it a worthy pick up for fans of Football games.
    • 90 Metascore
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    Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus sets a high-water benchmark for shooters to come, combining a solid single-player campaign with a lasting and exciting multiplayer that makes this a must have title.
    • 90 Metascore
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    A well polished delight, that any fan of pick up and play games will enjoy.
    • 90 Metascore
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    Without a doubt, PewPew 2 goes above and beyond the first game making this an easy choice for fans, but if you're still hesitating on buying this excellent game then you can always try the first game for free!
    • 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.
    • 90 Metascore
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    Where's My Water pits you against watery physics while testing your ability to draw solutions to various puzzles; it's a fun and unique mix prone to keep you hooked to the end.
    • 90 Metascore
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    Little Things Forever revisits a classic formula, pairing it with amazing visual design and simple mechanics that prove to be incredibly addictive.
    • 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.
    • 90 Metascore
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    While touch-to-fly style endless games are nothing new, Jetpack Joyride trumps them all by packing together gorgeous designs with fun gameplay and replay value that's bursting at the seams.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 90 Metascore
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    As fully featured as a puzzle fan could want without the addition of a level editor and best of all you get to share your genius solutions with others - what a handy idea!
    • 90 Metascore
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    Pizza Vs. Skeletons aims itself at casual gamers with its huge amount of short, simple and gorgeously presented challenges that only require players to learn one set of controls to complete them all; an ingenious and at times hilariously game that's hard to rip yourself away from.
    • 90 Metascore
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    If you loved the original iBlast Moki, this is a no-brainer, but if you missed it and you enjoy physics based puzzles it's hard to pass up on this cute and easy to master title.
    • 90 Metascore
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    Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 has long since set itself up as a prototypical 'yearly' franchise, but for long-time fans this is nothing new and the iPad version of the latest title lends itself perfectly to the series thanks to visceral touch controls.
    • 90 Metascore
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    The original 'A Reckless Disregard for Gravity' captured the speed and excitement of base jumping in a way that was visceral, but 'Force = Mass x Acceleration' takes things to a whole new level, introducing tilt controls to the iOS platform and allowing players to feel every crunched bone as you miss that finely-timed dive through a vent-shaft; a real boon for any iPhone or iPad gamer.
    • 90 Metascore
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    From the PC to the iPad and now the iPhone, Osmos brings its unique pure physics gameplay with all the charm to gamers no matter where they are.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Bug Heroes is an impressive twin-stick title that keeps things constantly engaging thanks to three different playable styles that grow and change as you defend your pile of food.
    • 89 Metascore
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    For aracade fans and shmup fans in particular, Dodonpachi Resurrection is almost worth the investment, but for casual gamers it may be a price too high to risk trying immediately - wait for the LITE version first.
    • 89 Metascore
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    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.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is a great casual play and very addictive.
    • 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.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Shadow Era is a great first step for what could be a fantastic TCG for iOS devices - there's a lot of room for improvement, but the core gameplay is worth checking out if you're a fan of these sorts of games.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Monument Valley is not only an exquisite piece of craftsmanship, but a genuinely delightful adventure with more 'wow' moments than most million-dollar blockbusters.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Whether you're scraping by in your banana in a spooky mansion or throwing your motorbike around a Mexican musical wonderland, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars approaches 'whacky' from a different angle and succeeds in this fun kart racer.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake is a charming and beautiful puzzler that will keep you joyously entertained throughout.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Squids Wild West takes what felt like a fun, but otherwise short turn-based title and polishes it in to a far more rounded-out experience; it's Squids as it should have been, but we don't mind the wait!
    • 89 Metascore
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    Rimelands: Hammer of Thor is an excellent turn-based RPG with an amazingly simple combat system that only gets better as you delve deeper in to your chosen character path.
    • 89 Metascore
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    There's nothing really new for those who have played the iPad version, but if you have an iPhone 4 this is almost without a doubt a must try experience.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Taken as it is Snuggle Truck may not be quite as hilarious as originally intended, but the fun gameplay still shines through and conquering each challenge is a blast thanks to the simple controls and varied challenges.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Infinity Blade II is everything the original wanted to be and a little bit more; it's easy to get caught up in its beautiful visuals, but at its heart beats a challenging and addictive Action RPG just waiting to be conquered.
    • 89 Metascore
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    Storm Raiders brings the Sky Gamblers series back to the classic era of dogfights, pairing gorgeous visuals and rock-solid controls to create the perfect arcade singleplayer or multiplayer flight sim experience.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Joe Danger Touch is perhaps the best recent example of how a great game on a different platform can work just as well on the App Store - rock solid controls and minor tweaks to the core stunt-based gameplay keep the game just as manic, while feeling entirely unique to iOS devices.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The King of Fighters-i 2012 is a must have for those who do not own the first release though less of a necessity if you already have KOF-i; even still, it's worth grabbing for the online competitive play and significant roster increase.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Battleheart Legacy is an attractive, fully-featured action-RPG with elegant controls, let down only by its slightly laborious combat system.
    • 88 Metascore
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    It's rare to expect a game of this quality to make the transition from the Arcade to the iPhone so smoothly, but ESPGALUDA II has lost nothing from the 2005 classic.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
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    With the premise of creatures made out of snot, this is obviously meant for a younger male audience, but what we have here is a good game that is worth a play from everyone.
    • 88 Metascore
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    A charming puzzle game based on the passions of different types of people, and the optimal seating arrangements for them.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Line-drawing may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to controlling realistic vehicles, but Drawrace 2 places you behind the wheel of multiple vehicles and tracks that feel amazing despite the disconnected control system.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Despite the new hookshot mechanic, Mikey Hooks feels very familiar to its predecessor. However, when your predecessor was one of the best platformers on iOS, that not necessarily a bad thing.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Fieldrunners 2 keeps the best aspects of the original title while borrowing from its brethren to come up with a fantastically fine-tuned challenge that remains rewarding whether you take the easy route or bash your head against its harder challenges.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Though perhaps not quite as tough as the first game, The Room Two's increased scope, effortlessly elegant mechanisms, and thick atmosphere make it another dark delight, and a game that should be on everyone's App Store wish list.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Rayman Jungle Run sidesteps the need to have a 'Rayman Origins' on the iOS platform by retaining the same focused gameplay through simplified controls and devious level design.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Angry Birds and Angry Birds Space may be great on their own, but combine the two and you get Angry Birds Star Wars, a great tie-in that learns from the mistakes of the past to make something wonderful.
    • 88 Metascore
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    An excellent conversion of a sublime game. This is the port you're looking for.
    • 88 Metascore
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    Rose-tinted glasses or not, Alien Breed stands the test of time whether you play the updated or 'classic' mode; an excellent shooter complete with genuine moments of tension that keep you coming back for more.
    • 87 Metascore
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    SPY mouse is charmingly simple and easy to enjoy even despite some minor control issues thanks to the varied level of challenge, unique approach to 'medals' and the occasional boss fight to punch things up a notch.
    • 87 Metascore
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    While so many games on the App Store (including Simogo's earlier releases) are happy with bleeping and blooping in colorful ways to providing an addictive game space, Year Walk takes a darker road and only lingers long enough to provide a decent chill down your spine.
    • 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.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it's not the first time we've seen this blending of visual style and rhythm-based gameplay, Groove Coaster is none-the-less a unique experience that constantly rewards players for delving in again and again.
    • 87 Metascore
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    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.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's FIFA. While the controls have been streamlined and a robust manager mode has been added, whether you drop the money on this year's release comes down to how big a fan of the series you are.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The name encapsulates the gameplay of this high score zen puzzler beautifully.
    • 87 Metascore
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    Wayward Souls is easy enough for anyone to pick up, hard enough to make even the most seasoned players pull out their hair, and a must-play for hack-'n-slash enthusiasts.