Review: Alto’s Adventure

Alto’s Adventure (from Snowman) is an endless runner side scroller in which you are snowboarding down a mountain to catch your escaped llamas. I’ve played a lot of endless runners, and I have to say this is my favorite, by far. It has beautiful graphics, and the setting changes as the sun rises and sets….

Review: Prune

Prune (by Joel McDonald) is a beautiful game with simplistic design that becomes increasingly difficult. In Prune you must grow a tree and help it reach the light where it can flower. You slice off branches, pruning them, to allow other branches to grow stronger, and direct the tree into the light. It’s a simple concept,…

Review: Lost Echo

You walk into a beautiful little garden area and meet your girlfriend. She’d like an ice cream with syrup, so you gladly get it for her. Then the world turns on its axis and Chloe is whisked away on a white beam of light. When you wake in the hospital no one knows who Chloe is,…

Review: Desktop Dungeon

Dungeon crawlers are a staple of the video game scene. Rouge likes with randomly generated terrain, and monsters to try and defeat, are perfect for the mobile experience. Desktop Dungeon (by QCF) falls into this category. You are in a caravan that has been overrun by monsters. Now you can go into local dungeons and find supplies, slay…

Review: Framed

In this quick paced comic book style game you have to move around comic panels to get the spy past the guards. In Framed (from Noodlecake Studio Inc) each frame has a specific action, and the spy reacts accordingly. Have the table in one frame and a stair case in another? He’ll go down the…

Review: Star Trek Timelines

If you love Star Trek then “Star Trek Timelines” (from Disruptor beam) is a great game. ST Timelines is a strategic story line game in which you lead various members of the Federation from mission to mission to save the universe from total annihilation. There are many things I loved about this game. They pull…