Don't-Miss Game Stories
Some games are so great, they deserve an encore. Here's a sampling of iPhone and iPad games trying to prove that lightning can strike twice.
This beautifully designed game is worth the time it takes to play.
Cling to the dearly departed football season with one of these flicking kicking simulators.
Seven years after its critically acclaimed and commercially ignored debut, Double Fine’s Psychonauts has finally made it to the Mac. Happily, this game is worth every second of the wait.
The gameplay in this frenetic food-assembly game is every bit as sharp as the knives tossed by the titular chef.
It features intuitive controls and impressive graphics, but this third-person shooter come up a little short, because of uninspired levels and noticeable bugs.
It was fun and games on the Macworld | iWorld show floor if you saw these iPhone and iPad apps in action.
Dr. Seuss Band is clearly inspired by the famed author, but the connection is tenuous at best. The Rock Band-style gameplay isn't that fun, but just goofing off with the multi-faceted instrument kind of is.
The sequel to the convention-defying swordplay game is every bit as entertaining as the original Infinity Blade.
One thing’s for certain in PlayDead Studios’ Limbo: You will die—or, more specifically, your character will die. Sometimes it’s sudden, sometimes you see it coming, and it’s always OK when it happens. It’s all part of the experience that makes Limbo one of the better platform games for the Mac.
This freemium game, in which you manage a pet store full of adorable critters, is cute. But progressing in the game can be a costly -- and frustrating -- proposition.
The App Store abounds with tower defense games, but here are a few iOS offerings that stand out from the crowd.
Infinite Dreams provides more than just cute critters in Jelly Defense, and the result is a refreshing take on the tower defense game genre.
Enjoy the thrill of a slapshot or the bone-rattling effects of a body check with these hockey games of the air and ice variety.
This addictive, instructive word game for the iPhone and iPad is a pleasure for the senses. If you have the slightest interest in word games, you should own it.