Coming Tonight On iOS: PAC-MAN DASH!, R.TYPE, Futuridium EP, Breach & Clear and Leisure Suit Larry

It’s another jam-packed night of new iOS releases, starting with the iconic PAC-MAN, who returns to the App Store in a very different way. PAC-MAN DASH! is a free-to-play mission-based, nearly endless runner that has everyone’s favorite yellow three-quarter circle trading in his Pac-Pellets for cookies (though they look the same) as he runs and…

R-Type Is Most Decidedly and Wonderfully Retro

If asked to pick a single classic side-scrolling arcade shooter that brings players as much pain as it does joy, R-Type would be one of the first titles that comes to mind. First hitting arcades in 1987, R-Type has gained the dubious distinction of being one of the most difficult and unforgiving horizontal shooters of…

Week In Review : Five To Watch

Here are this week’s five releases that I predict are going places. R-Type (EA Mobile) – $1.99 EA Mobile faithfully recreates this arcade classic on the iPhone. With the distinction of being one of the toughest arcade games to beat, I’m happy to say that this version of R-Type is as unforgiving as ever. EA…