This Week’s Notable New Releases : Kids, Classics & iPad Ports


This week I tried to keep the number of featured apps brief. On the iPhone front we had a couple of very different freebies. Craneballs Studios released Overkill, a freemium 2D shooter with loads of weapons/level, that will keep you busy for quite some time. Lima Sky released Doodle Jump: HOP The Movie, a version…

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PopCap Will Donate This Weekend’s App Proceeds To Japanese Relief Effort


For both today and tomorrow, PopCap Games will donate all its proceeds from the sale of their iPhone and iPad games to the International Red Cross and their ongoing relief efforts in Japan. If that wasn’t reason enough for you to buy (or gift some of their apps) then perhaps the 99¢ sale price on…

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Romance of Rome Is More Than Just Another Hidden Object Game


Romance of Rome is a port of AWEM Studio’s PC/Mac hidden object game of the same name, published the iOS platforms by G5 Entertainment. The Roman emperor has announced that thieves have stolen valuable imperial relics and the monarch promises his beautiful daughter’s hand in marriage to the one who brings them back. It’s up…


Vulpi Inc. Steals Utopian Games’ App And Republishes It As Their Own


  UPDATE: If you’ve read the comments below (from people affiliated with Vulpi?) you can see there is some debate as to whether or not this game was stolen or if it was developed legitimately within the usage guidelines of the free template that Utopian Games provided to a number of GameSalad users through their…

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Chicken Balls HD Get’s A ‘New & Noteworthy’ Nod And A Celebratory 99¢ Sale Price


After some early pre-release buzz coming out of GDC, Chicken Balls HD lauched onto the App Store earlier this week and it is already garnering a good deal of attention. The game comes from Endloop Systems, the same folks responsible for Arcade Solitaire: TriTowers, my all-time favorite solitaire game on the iOS platform. Endloop’s latest…

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Attention App-loving Anglophiles: BBC Worldwide Is Having A Sale


For some unspecified reason, BBC Worldwide has decided to put a number of their iPhone and iPad apps on sale. The sale apps range across a number of BBC Worldwide’s popular properties from Doctor Who to Good Food, Top Gear to Teletubbies. So whether you are a Foodie, Gearhead or even a Whovian, there is…