Tag Archive | "app store"

Pinball Rocks Rolls Out

Thursday, June 13, 2013

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Pinball Rocks Rolls Out

Tweet Once again, a thing that we promised was going to happen has happened. Pinball Rocks HD, the new pinball title/music delivery and discovery mechanism from Sony Music Entertainment (a TriplePoint client), is out now, and is flipping, bumping, and scoring to the sounds of “Richie Kotzen, Chevelle, The Sword, Filter, Red, All That Remains, Hatebreed [...]

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Unlock the Terrible Secret of Space on a Bucketz Ride

Thursday, June 13, 2013

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Unlock the Terrible Secret of Space on a Bucketz Ride

Tweet Space has a terrible secret; this we have known for a while. Now, finally, a brave team has stepped up to uncover this secret the only logical way possible: riding a rocket-powered platform clear from the earth’s core to the distant reaches of space, all while stashing a variety of objects inside their heads [...]

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Why Are You Here When Kingdom Rush Frontiers is Out

Thursday, June 6, 2013

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Why Are You Here When Kingdom Rush Frontiers is Out

Tweet Okay — you liked Kingdom Rush, right? I feel like that’s a fair assumption if you’re here at Frisky Mongoose and you like fun at all. Well, let’s pretend that Kingdom Rush had new towers, new enemies, new levels, and new in-game heroes. You’d want to play that, right? You’d want to play that right now. [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Tetris Blitz

Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Tetris Blitz

Tweet One could start this examination with a brief look back at the ubiquity of Tetris, but anecdotal experiments are much more fun: start humming Korobeiniki right now, wherever you are. See how many people either join in, or ask why you’re humming the Tetris music. Bonus points for you, by the way, if you knew the [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Pudding Monsters

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Pudding Monsters

Tweet Zeptolab is a developer that made a name for itself in the field of severing things. Cut the Rope, their smash hit debut, has been downloaded over 300 million times, has won multiple awards, and regularly sits atop the App Store charts. In the years following Cut the Rope, Zeptolab has made two sequels – Cut the [...]

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Temple Run 2 Tries Harder to Kill You

Friday, May 17, 2013

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Temple Run 2 Tries Harder to Kill You

Tweet Temple Run 2, much like its predecessor, is a game nobody can ever win. You run and you run, and perhaps you cover a long distance and feel pretty good about it, but ultimately you fling yourself off a cliff or into the murderous arms of a hell-monkey. It’s a game about losing. As [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Running with Friends

Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Running with Friends

Tweet Friendship may or may not be magic, but it helps you accomplish an awful lot in the realm of gaming. In Zynga’s library alone, if you’ve got friends, you can match words, you can hang, maybe scramble a bit, share of game of chess; your friends are fairly versatile when it comes to recreation. [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Candymeleon

Thursday, May 9, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Candymeleon

Tweet Recently on Gamasutra, BitMonster’s Lee Perry wrote a very insightful blog on an often intangible facet of game design: player feedback, that bit of game “feel” that makes a game not just fun, but injects fun into the basic actions and events on-screen. Candymeleon, a selection by Bulkypix from the ‘New and Noteworthy’ section in [...]

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Discovery Apps Discovering New Bans from Apple

Monday, May 6, 2013

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Discovery Apps Discovering New Bans from Apple

Tweet Anyone can recommend a good app — that’s a lot of what we do here at Frisky Mongoose, in fact. If you recommend apps using an app, however, you may have some problems: according to an article this morning on PocketGamer, a new spate of recommendation and sharing apps have found themselves on the business [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Bee Leader

Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Bee Leader

Tweet Among the features in Apple’s update of the App Store each Thursday is an app of the week — something no iDevice owner ought to be without. Apple has picked a good one this week in Bee Leader, a quick and clever arcade-style game from Flightless that does two very important things right: first of [...]

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Thursday Appdate: Robot Unicorn Attack 2

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Thursday Appdate: Robot Unicorn Attack 2

Tweet There are times, when the iOS App Store has its Thursday refresh, that the heavens part, and a new app emerges from on high, heralded by rainbows, flanked by a pod of majestic sky dolphins, as the glorious melody of a unicorn’s whinny rings out above the sound of “Always” by Erasure. Today, literally [...]

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Your Daily AppGratis: Game For Two

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Your Daily AppGratis: Game For Two

Tweet Every day, TriplePoint client AppGratis hand-picks an app that they think you ought to have. They feel strongly enough about the app to make it free for a day. We download and check out what’s on offer — because it’s free. iPhones: great for communication, productivity, and distracting children on long car rides. What [...]

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