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The most compelling thing about this fairly standard side-scrolling platformer is its eye-catching look. But gameplay and controls are pretty ordinary.
If you crave a little cloak and dagger in your life, these iOS games are more than happy to see if you can uncover their secrets.
This disease-themed simulation game is difficult enough to challenge you, approachable enough to be learned, and -- with a variety of unlockable plague types -- variable enough to keep you busy long after you've beaten it the first time.
Rovio's follow-up to its Angry Birds success is a decent and enjoyable physics puzzle game, though not a particularly exceptional one.
At its best, this interactive comedy from Chillingo shows off beautifully animated physical comedy. But the actual game itself can be frustrating due to a lack of feedback.
With The Simpsons: Tapped Out making its triumphant return to the App Store, here are some other cartoon stars with iOS apps all their own.
While it deserves credit for integrating features like augmented reality and location awareness into a combat game, Ghostbusters Paranormal Blast stumbles when it comes to gameplay.
In this family-friendly physics game, you capture bugs and feed them to baby chicks, while demolishing obstacles.
It's not just your favorite movies that return for another installment in the summertime. Games get follow-up versions, too, and these iOS sequels made a splash this summer.
This puzzle game for the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad offers some detailed visuals and a little replayability, but is limited to only 30 levels, meaning there's only an hour or two of play time.
Doling out benevolence or wrath puts a neat spin on this frantic prehistoric puzzle game.
You build words from lettered tiles in SpellTower, a simple-looking word game that offers a fun amount of challenge in its different game modes.
If you've got Olympic fever, this fun sports game lets you enjoy some athletic glory with just the flick of a finger.
If you're fixing for a fight, these iPhone and iPad games can help you enjoy the sting of battle.
There's a lot going on in this physics puzzler -- perhaps too much, in fact. The frenetic, fast-paced Bucketz feels more like an assault on your senses than a pleasant way to pass the time.