The Week In Gaming Apps

We delved into the world of Sword & Sworcery, drank deeply from a new Tapper, found the intersection of Mario and Lemmings, and drilled our way to high scores this week, highlighting a new Gaming App of the Day as we tend to to Monday through Friday.

It was a week that was also threatened by a renewed addiction to Angry Birds. How could we let that happen? Again?! *sigh*

Let's catch up on all the games we played on our iPhones and iPads this week, right now.

If you have a suggestion for an app for the iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 7 that you'd like to see highlighted, let us know.

The Most Beautiful Sights On My iPad Are These First Few Minutes Of Sword & Sworcery

The game's been a mystery. Is it an adventure game? An action game? Or what? I've got the first several minutes of the game for you to look at here. Enjoy the sights. More »

Overkill Will Keep Shooting Until The Money Runs Out

Overkill is what happens when Duck Hunt meets the cold, fiscal reality of the App Store. More »

Lemmings Meets Mario In The Delightfully Puzzling Kami Retro

Lemmings Meets Mario In The Delightfully Puzzling Kami RetroLemmings Meets Mario In The Delightfully Puzzling Kami Retro Take Mario's platforming, Lemmings' life-saving gameplay, add a hint of urgency and colorfully pixelated 3D graphics, and you're just scratching the surface of Kami Retro, the must-play puzzle platformer for the iPhone and iPod Touch. More »

Tapper: World Tour Looks Great and is More Fulfilling

As a natural for the multitouch controls of the iPhone and iPad - what's its name, after all - the frantic beer-slinging good time returns in Tapper: World Tour, a great reboot that's well worth the dollar it costs. More »

The Drill Plus is a Little Bit of Fun

The premise of The Drill Plus, a top down, uh, drill-em-up, is your scrawny hero transforms into a drill in times of need, in this case, an invasion of monsters who look like they came from a Frankenberry commercial. This is like Beck lyrics. Actual words strung together in a grammatically correct fashion that make no sense, but seem to have a cool meaning behind them. More »

Penguin Slider Serves Up Slippery Puzzles

Called Penguin Slider, the game is a puzzle title in which players much slide the penguin through a walled-in area. Once the penguin is "pushed", he won't stop until he hits a wall or a block of ice. The aim is to get the little guy to his goal in the fewest moves possible. More »


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