Rapid Turtle Games shows that it's certainly got the basics of level design and user interface down pat in this puzzle platformer, but Charlie's still in trouble when it comes to offering the player a game experience that feels truly dynamic and fresh.
The interview goodness continues! This time we digitally chatted with Orian Livnat, one of the many talented minds behind Liv Games' genre-defying hit, Legendary Wars. Without a doubt, the story behind this game development studio has to be one of the most heartwarming - and dare we say, "legendary"? - to spring out of the economic recession.
It seems as if ninjas have decided to shrug off that centuries old image of being silent warriors skilled at sticking to the shadows and going undetected, because the little blighters are cropping up all over the App Store lately. The latest iPhone game to deck out its central character in the iconic shinobi shozoku and break cover is JellyOasis' Ninja Bounce, a fast paced and fun rhythm-based adventure.
If you secretly miss the days you used to spend swearing at your TV screen, NES or SNES controller in hand, Corefan's got a sidescrolling platformer just for you. It suffers from an atrocious translation and interface kinks that come with its status as a cell phone port, but nevertheless, Devil Hunter X proves there's room on the iOS for the kind of highly varied action games that have become all too rare since the early 1990s.
Bummed out that Infinity Blade doesn't work on your Second Gen iDevice? Never fear, Gamevil has proven that there's still some real gems you can snatch up! Most famous for its overhead Action RPG series Zenonia, Gamevil has returned with a title that combines heavy platforming and traditional RPG mechanics to wonderful effect.