Both the iPhone and iPad versions of this match-three game offer a winning mix of colorful critters, goofy sound effects, and ever-shifting game play.
This iOS ebook is a worthwhile adaptation of the beloved 1965 TV special, though the story really comes to life on the iPad.
A distinctive look helps Monkey Bongo set itself apart from other physics puzzle games on the iPhone and iPad. The game has enough features to appeal to both novices and more advanced players alike.
Don't be fooled by the old-school graphics and chiptune soundtrack of this app: League of Evil is a challenging iPhone and iPad platform game -- perhaps too challenging for some players.
The graphics, sound, and gameplay in this game add up to a great side-scrolling offering for your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.
Two apps -- SportCaster and PlayUp -- combine a basic sports scoreboard with the ability to interact with your fellow sports fans. While the two apps go about this in different ways, the results disappoint.
This mobile adaptation of the Mo Willems book will delight fans of the Don't Let the Pigeon series of children's books.
While not a perfect app -- there are some navigational issues to work out -- TV.com is ideal if you'd like to watch your favorite CBS and CW television programs from your iPhone or iPod touch.
This trivia app stands out thanks to a well-implemented design that's perfectly suited to the touch controls of your iPhone or iPod touch.
Apple introduced Game Center to the iOS platform about a year ago, and while 67 million people have signed up for the service, it hasn't always been as useful as it could be. iOS 5 looks to change that by making it easier to find both friends and games via Game Center.
Like many restaurant finders on the App Store, Alfred uses the geolocation tools on your iOS device to locate nearby eateries. But it also bases its picks on the kinds of restaurants you like. The results are good, but is it worth the effort to train Alfred to know your preferences? Philip Michaels puts the app to the test.
There's a lot to like about this Western-themed shoot 'em up, which is available in both iPhone and iPad versions. Unfortunately, the control scheme isn't one of those things.
NaturalMotion rolls out a new edition of its Backbreaker Football game, this one with actual NFL team names and logos. For NFL fans, it's another way to let their true colors show.
Fans of sim games should love this tower-building offering, in which you fill an ever-expanding skyscraper with housing and businesses.
Articles by Philip Michaels