If you're stumped as to what kind of cocktail to make, this clever -- if slightly fussy -- iPhone app can suggest drink recipes using ingredients you already have on hand.
This sports-themed arcade game suffers from poor physics and crashes. It's puzzling why it remains available for download after going without an update for more than a year.
How you feel about this platform game will depend on what you think of its accelerometer-based controls. They're challenging to master, but that's part of the fun with Air Penguin.
Clever controls, detailed graphics, and a fun two-player mode make this game an appealing iPad offering.
This side-scrolling platformer's controls could use a little fine-tuning, but it's still an enjoyable way for Captain America fans to celebrate the upcoming movie's release.
Konami has faithfully recreated its arcade classic from the early '90s, and the end result will please gamers from that era. But don't play X-Men expecting anything other than a pleasant serving of nostalgia.
Whether it's the iPad optimized sequel of NaturalMotion's football game or the brand new hockey game for iPhone and iPod touch, both Backbreaker Football and Icebreaker hockey deliver bone-crushing fun.
There's a reason Tiny Wings is a mainstay among the charts for top-selling iPhone games. It embodies all the best qualities of gaming on the iOS platform.
The iPad version of the classic board game of world domination isn't a bad effort -- just an uninspired one.
If you're looking for a unique spin on golf, this universal iOS game certainly delivers some fun challenges.
There's plenty to like about this mobile adventure game, from its inventive graphics to its witty dialogue. Unfortunately, the gameplay itself isn't among those stellar qualities.
The same Egyptian-themed marble-bashing game that thrilled iPhone users is available in two versions on the iPad. Luxor HD and Luxor: Amun Rising HD offer the same engrossing gameplay on a much bigger canvas (and with Retina Display-enabled graphics for iPhone 4 and fourth-generation iPod touch users).
When Paper Glider became the App Store's 10 billionth download earlier this year, it thrust developer Neon Play into the spotlight. Philip Michaels looks at some of the developer's casual games to see if they're worthy of space on your iOS device.
Fans of the physics puzzle game should like this latest installment, which ties in with an upcoming animated movie. But for the best of the Angry Birds franchise, stick with the iPad version of Angry Birds Seasons.
This app for streaming live NCAA men's basketball tournament action to your iOS device adds iPad compatibility for this year's tournament. But the most welcome change is something missing from last year's offering -- a price tag.
Articles by Philip Michaels