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The Question of Games Being Ported to iOS: Good or Bad?

Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android operating systems for mobile devices like smartphones and iPads/iPhones/iPod Touches have been getting a steady stream of games since their inception. It’s a guarantee that each week, if not each day, a new game or two will be released for the portable devices. Whether or not those games are worthwhile is an entirely different story. But what about those instances where the games being released are ports of actual console video games? It’s been happening more and more recently, and it has gotten me to think about just what that means to you and I as gamers, as well as to the publishers and developers of said games.

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The Angry Birds Card Game

I’ve never actually bought the Angry Birds game(s) on the iPhone even though I’ve had the phone for over two years now. Even if you don’t have the game, or an iPhone, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Angry Birds. They’re everywhere, infecting every store, advertisement, clothes, and nearly everything in between. My nine year old nephew, who doesn’t have an iPod, iPad, or iPhone, still is in love with the game (he plays on my parents iPad), and he loves everything Angry Birds. Needless to say, it was an avian Christmas this year for him, and one gift he received was the Angry Birds card game. I’ve played the game a few times with him and our family and thought to myself, “You know who should know about this game? Anyone that reads my blog, that’s who!” Here’s a review of the card game that is surprisingly fun and easy to play.

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Posted by on 01/12/2012 in iOS, Randomness

 

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Quick Hits: iPhone Gaming Madness

This past week (and as my phone currently told me today is still going on) EA had a massive sale on all their iPhone video games. Most games were $.99 and my girlfriend game me a $10 iTunes gift card, so picking up a few was an easy choice. I’ve played through a few and wanted to touch on each lightly, mayhaps to entice one of you to get one yourself.

 

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Posted by on 01/08/2012 in iOS

 

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Now Playing: Dungeon Raid (iOS)

I’m not one to put in a good deal of time into games for my iPhone, but I’ve sure been enjoying this game. Dungeon Raid (Lite or the $.99 edition) is sort of like Puzzle Quest and sort of not. As far as free games go for the iPhone, or dollar games for that matter, this one stands up with the best puzzle games out there. I’ve got some pics for you as well, if my enthusiasm isn’t enough for your interest to be piqued.

 

 

 

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Posted by on 10/13/2011 in iOS

 

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