When crime is rampant and the streets of the city are literally filled with bad guys, who do you want to save the day? According to Xform Games' new endless runner, Super Hammer, you call on The Hammer.
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In today's politically correct climate, describing a woman as a "chick" may not go over so well in certain circles, but apparently in an iOS world all bets are off. I personally don't see the word as a pejorative, and gamers really shouldn't take offense to this endless runner hybrid. Who doesn't want to save a damsel in distress by jumping from planet to planet?
What do you get when you tap an endless running game open on your iPhone and turn it vertical? A jumping game! Now, there are just about as many endless jumping games as there are running ones, but that doesn't stop the usual deluge of new ones being released with their own little spin. This time we have a new game from the creators of Pocket God. Ooga Jump puts you in the position of a benevolent god helping your little guy make it up as high as he can without getting wrapped up by spiders for their lunch.
Running games are an essential part of your iOS game diet. But, there are so many out there that you can easily get confounded as to which you should play. This one has simple and moody graphics, this other one monkeys chasing after you and a golden idol. The choices are endless. The only way to stand out as a balanced gaming meal is to be the whole package wrapped up in an insane amount of colorful charm. Bit. Trip. Run! looks pretty delicious, but let's see if it delivers on the promise of a well balanced game.
Ancient Egyptian myths are a common source for creative types to mine ideas. Escape from Doom is a running game that capitalizes on a setting so close to the Great Pyramids of Giza that you can almost smell the mummies and they can smell you. Oh, and they're hungry for man flesh.
It seems like endless runners are everywhere nowadays, and many of them are the exact same game with a different skin slapped on top of it. Ravenous Games, Inc. has thrown their hat into the ring with Random Runners, which leads us to wonder whether this runner is worth your time, or if you should just run from it?
IQ Soup has released their second iOS title, Impy, for the gamer on the go. Impy wants to finally leave the nest and explore the lowest depths of the Earth's core. You must navigate Impy around volcanic fireballs and liquid hot magma (Dr. Evil pose!). Described as the "ultimate toilet game", is Impy the best endless runner to play while you have the runs?
To be fair, the first thing to address in this review would be this: my distaste for endless runner games seems to be growing at the same rate as they continue to multiply. I am beginning to fear that they are named as such for a different reason altogether, for they simply won't stop coming out. That was pretty much the mindset I had before booting up this title, something assigned to me as just another endless runner title. But after playing with it for a bit, I can say with certitude that I have been pleasantly surprised by Boson X.
Sidekick Cycle, from Global Gaming Initiative, is a game that seeks to deliver some fun while giving back to people in need. How do they do both, you ask? With bicycles! The downhill cycling game offers up a gaming experience that makes sure every download goes to a good cause. But is Sidekick Cycle a good game to boot? Or does it all go down hill after you hit the "Play" button?
It's football season, which means that a lot of fans are huddling up in front of their televisions ready to yell and cheer at a bunch of grown men wrestle each other with heavy padding for three hours. If you're opposed to watching the sport and would rather play it virtually instead of getting up and actually playing it outside, then you should download NFL Runner: Football Dash. This is an addictive little game that injects the sport into a Temple Run-like setting, except you're in a field that could challenge the seemingly never-ending runway in Fast & Furious 6.