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 0.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 74
Highest review score: 100 Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS
Lowest review score: 20 Final Fantasy: All the Bravest
Score distribution:
1,836 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
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    A different approach to the Sim-Management style of gameplay that made Game Dev Story so popular, but it's no less addictive and players should prepare themselves for some social black-outs.
    • 76 Metascore
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    From the roar of the engines, the feel of the road beneath your tires to the thumping soundtrack, Hot Pursuit is a seriously hard game to ignore or put back down.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The zombie theme may be getting a bit tired for some, but Zombie Shock is still a great action oriented title with castle defense elements that make this an extremely addictive title to own.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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!
    • 80 Metascore
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    It's hard to say no to Vice City and it's even harder when it looks and almost feels as great as it did 10 years ago; just be prepared to learn some new tricks to deal with the virtual control system.
    • 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.
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    • 100 Critic Score
    Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Micro provides iDevice users with a chance to interact with a world that seeks to be more than just another casual distraction; whether you end up talking about it later with friends or simply allow it to sink in, finishing this game is worth the time if you're after something more than another skill based challenge.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Terra Noctis borrows most of its gameplay from the Mario playbook, and when executed this well with an inventive premise and fantastic presentation, this can hardly be described as a bad thing.
    • 87 Metascore
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    Adult Swim and Pik Pok take a decent puzzle action game and dress it up with a crazy premise, bombastic visuals, and a catchy and entertaining soundtrack. A must play.
    • 84 Metascore
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    A fun puzzling racer perfect for all ages and gamers thanks to its easy to pick up style, challenging hidden objectives and customizable world; a solid sequel that strikes a balance between its previous titles.
    • 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.
    • 74 Metascore
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    Carmageddon is the '97 classic given just enough of a tweaking to make it feel at home on the iOS platform - there are still some quirks left over from the original, but smashing your way through pedestrians and vehicles alike makes for a disturbingly fun distraction.
    • 86 Metascore
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    As far as twin stick shooters go, Infinity Field is up at the top of the ladder.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Cut the Rope is quite simply a bombshell of cute, clever, addictive physics puzzle gameplay that's hard to pass up on.
    • 76 Metascore
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    Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard may not be as polished and detailed in its gameplay compared to its console counterparts or even other recent releases by Gameloft, but it still stands up well as a portable version of a challenging tactical shooter.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Despite any misgivings you might have for fishing games or fishing in general, Fishing Kings is truly an excellent title that shows off the iPhone's true colors.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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!
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Aside from some quirky animations and a tendency for the camera to feel like it's sliding around too much, The End is exactly what fans of the original Temple Run deserve when it comes to a competitor in the scene. For some the original will always remain the best, but if you want something different or you enjoy something with a bit more bite, this is the game for you.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS is a slow burn that takes time to master, but if you and some friends are willing to put in the effort then there are few co-op experiences as satisfying.
    • 62 Metascore
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    If you were a fan of NFL 2010 then this is a no-brainer of an upgrade and NFL fans won't be disappointed with the features it packs in.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 79 Metascore
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    Blending tight controls with the ever-shifting level design of a roguelike, Devious Dungeon is the perfect procedural platformer.
    • 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.
    • 80 Metascore
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    The monster that's unseen is far worse than anything that could be legitimately shown on screen and far more realistic too; Papa Sangre makes use of this 'theater of the mind' to create an immersive and chilling survival title.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Monster Dash walks the line between non-stop action and platforming in this runner title while featuring enough attention to detail to stand out from the crowd.
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
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    While just as unrealistic as its predecessors, Asphalt 7 manages to turn up the notch on its presentation, game modes, AI and career progression, making it a hard to ignore example of fun Arcade Racing.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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.
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    • 100 Critic Score
    This is one of those games where you'll see the game over screen a lot, but it's also one of those games you'll be pressing that 'again' button every time you see it.
    • 71 Metascore
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    Leviathan Warships is a lovely mix of real time and turn based strategy that primarily focuses on engaging multiplayer naval battles. A must have for strategy fans.
    • 87 Metascore
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    If you loved the original or you're even slightly intrigued by this whacky basketball title, then I heartily recommend NBA JAM, but the lack of a multiplayer feature can be a sore point.
    • 79 Metascore
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    id have tried to fix the control problems of FPSs on the iPhone and have succeeded by removing movement all together. The game is a little pricey, but you'll get your money's worth.
    • 77 Metascore
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    Train Conductor 2 is a great step up from the original and while there are some similarities the four unique train conducting modes and brand new ghost mode are a blast to enjoy.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Tilt to Live 2 is bigger, better - and yes, even more 'redonkulous' - than its excellent predecessor.
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    Bubble Bobble Double is more than a simple, thoughtless updating of the original arcade classic and instead opts for retaining retro appeal while incorporating a new touch-based system that feels just right for iDevices.
    • 87 Metascore
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    Starfront: Collision shows that RTS titles have a great potential future on iOS devices; it's not perfect, but it hits all the right marks for competitive online play and a fun campaign.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Penumbear takes the simple idea of 'walking on light' and runs wild with it, turning a solid platformer in to an absolute gem thanks to its beautiful atmosphere, brain-scratching puzzles, and dastardly challenges for those who need to go the extra mile.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Easy to pick up gameplay; luscious visuals; and a challenge that scales from casual to serious gamer levels makes Gears the perfect time-waster for your iDevice.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    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!
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    It should be no surprise to see yet another 'cute 3-star physics puzzler' from Chillingo, but don't let that fool you - Hank Hazard is genuinely clever and rewarding thanks to tight level design and varied puzzle objectives.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This classic murder mystery adventure has undergone a facelift in visuals, sound, and interface while keeping the excellent story and gameplay intact.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 87 Metascore
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    With constant rewards and a tidy campaign, Sentinel 3: Homeworld keeps tower defense fans busy without becoming monotonous even once you've finished the main story.
    • 87 Metascore
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    Bursting with clever level design and creativity, this physics-puzzler is a cut above the competition.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Gameloft have made an impressive sequel here. It plays well, there is great pacing, and the story while nothing revolutionary is emotional and intriguing. Another solid FPS to add to their impressive lineup.
    • 86 Metascore
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    This iOS port takes an interesting game and makes it shine thanks to the tilt controls.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Though it doesn't rewrite the tower offense rulebook, Anomaly 2's meaty campaign, gorgeous visuals, and new morphing mechanic make it a worthy successor.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 86 Metascore
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    A simple yet addictive game idea with good presentation can go a long way towards greatness, and Super Hexagon definitely fits this description.
    • 86 Metascore
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    What started out as a competent Flash game has quickly come in to its own on the App Store and now boasts 130 levels with more on the way; HD content; and a physics puzzle style that's satisfying to solve.
    • 81 Metascore
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    Age of Zombies goes for bigger, badder and better and as a result Halfbrick studios manages to rekindle the magic of slaughtering zombies en masse.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Like a fevered nightmare trip through the covers of 70s prog-rock bands and classic pulp-fiction, God of Blades is a beautifully presented and other-worldly experience, but is likewise just as short-lived as you expend its limited content and variety of combat.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Pix'n Love Rush is the perfect example of how classic gaming can be paired with modern casual gaming, creating a challenging and addictive title that's almost endlessly appealing.
    • 88 Metascore
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    An excellent conversion of a sublime game. This is the port you're looking for.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Even more impressive than its excellent predecessor, Rayman Fiesta Run is a fiercely entertaining kaleidoscope of colour, wit, and wonder.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Freaking Inkies is good, simple, messy fun that will keep you coming back for more thanks to its easy to master controls and wonderful variation of gameplay.
    • 83 Metascore
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    Ozone is an experience worth trying, with its simple and relaxing maze gameplay that is fun to enjoy while you take in the game's atmospheric environments.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 82 Metascore
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    Sigma is an excellent three-match title that provides just about everything you could ask for to make this a thoroughly addictive experience.
    • 84 Metascore
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    It's Street Fighter IV on your iphone. It looks great, controls well, and has mutliplayer. If you enjoy fighting games, buy it!
    • 86 Metascore
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    1951 - World War One is a classic war-era dog-fighting title with a rock'n roll attitude that can only get better with time.
    • 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.
    • 77 Metascore
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    Avengers Initiative may take its cues directly from Infinity Blade, but if this is just the beginning we can expect a lot of fun times ahead.
    • 85 Metascore
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    BADLAND doesn't simply look pretty, it's an absolute treat to play as well as you guide flocks of disturbing creatures through a labyrinth of hazards in an attempt to uncover the secret behind its strange pseudo-mechanized world.
    • 80 Metascore
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    The first time around the only thing that really held STREET FIGHTER IV back was the lack of online multiplayer; Volt fixes this while bundling a few extras.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Junk Jack isn't Minecraft, nor does it feel like it needs to be as its 2D world provides the same level of novel exploration fun while presenting challenges of its own to overcome; a tightly balanced free form experience that's only going to get better with time.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Elegant in its execution, Splice : Tree of Life mixes visual, aural and tactile elements to create a puzzler that feels organic to its core - a real gem for fans of puzzle titles.
    • 84 Metascore
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    AirAttack is a brief refreshing blast of fresh air for shoot'em-ups on the App Store and is definitely worth checking out.
    • 82 Metascore
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    There should be no need to convince fans of the series to immediately grab Alive 4-ever RETURNS, but for anyone that held out on the original, this is definitely bigger, badder and more exciting than ever before. Seriously... grab it!
    • 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.
    • 86 Metascore
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    The iOS platform matures once more thanks to the Chaos Rings series as the third title in the series proves itself to be a true sequel complete with revisions and tweaks to the basic formula, while adding more depth the the gameplay and managing to pace itself with confidence; it's not a match for the greats of the genre, but it's without peer on this platform.
    • 85 Metascore
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    Controlling a mutant inside the body of a mad scientist with a Dolphin head has never been a more enjoyable gaming experience.
    • 86 Metascore
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    Feed Me Oil jumps in to a genre already full of interesting titles and manages to stand out despite its obvious inspirations.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    While Android gamers have already had their fun with Wind-up Knight, iOS gamers finally get their chance to play around with the clockwork protagonist while proving their skill at overcoming numerous platforming hazards one-after-the-other.
    • 85 Metascore
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    If you're after a new racing title that doesn't involve four wheels, then you'd best grab Aqua Moto Racing 2 now.
    • 87 Metascore
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    While it may be hard to put down the previous titles, Baseball Superstars 2011 adds more depth and detail to an already choc-filled series.
    • 81 Metascore
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    A smart and seductive reimagining of the Hitman franchise, Hitman GO scratching your barcoded bonce for hours trying to uncover its ingenious solutions.
    • 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.
    • 87 Metascore
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    Blast-A-Way invokes the friendly atmosphere of Little Big Planet, but puts you behind the wheel of three explosive maniacs set on solving their problems with brute force - all for the children you have to understand.
    • 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.
    • 70 Metascore
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    Fans of the Predators mythos might be a bit put off by some of the gameplay, but for most action fans PREDATORS is an intense and absorbing title well worth picking up.
    • 80 Metascore
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    Autumn Dynasty: Warlords is a great example of how to distill complex strategy concepts into pure mobile fun.
    • 83 Metascore
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    World of Tank Blitz is a game that will convince you to part with your cash, but with so much of its frantic tank-based fun offered for free you'll find yourself more than happy to do so.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
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    Waking Mars mixes human curiosity with a fascinating storyline straight out of the pages of a sci-fi classic; learn to master Mars' complex ecosystem and find out whether or not there truly is sentient life close to home.
    • 85 Metascore
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    This title has an incredible well of polish and content that sucks you in with its simple gameplay and doesn't let go. A must for fans of puzzle games, card games, and lovers of animated gophers.
    • 80 Metascore
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    UFO on Tape may feel more like a gimmicky title than the usual arcade-fare on the App Store, but its polished presentation and gameplay are unique, fun and second to none.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Little Things Forever revisits a classic formula, pairing it with amazing visual design and simple mechanics that prove to be incredibly addictive.
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
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    For some the 'sliding puzzle' is considered a lazy way to bulk up a game, however Continuity 2 makes it an intriguing and challenging addition by allowing players to manipulate the world they're in; a easy to recommend game for all puzzle fans.