iphone rpg Archive

  • Riding High: Oregon Trail Review

    Anyone who was ever graced with the hard plastic love of an Apple IIGS and plate sized bendable floppy discs remembers Oregon Trail. This game, played mostly through sparse bits of manual inspired narrative, took you from one seaboard to the other in classic Trail fashion. You chose your profession, which indicated the difficulty you were selecting in Oregon Trail, packed your covered wagon with supplies, and set off. Now this experience has been brought to the iPhone from Gameloft will a major facelift. Beyond the fairly small $0.99 price tag this is still a substantial gaming experience that anyone who grew up in the eighties and early nineties will find more than nostalgic.

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  • Bathing in Blood: Vampires Bloodlust Review

    Zynga really came out of left field when they brought their MySpace hit game Mafia Wars to the iPhone. Mafia Wars proved to be just the incarnation we needed to spice up the growing genre. Sure, it was really just retread of the ground established by iMafia and iMob Online, but it did it so well it was hard to notice. Animations and sound effects, not to mention a design that was a luxury to work with, all came together in an experience that was above par. In their effort to create a vampire inspired text-based iPhone RPG they have gone along the same route, and though Vampires: Bloodlust is on the better end of the spectrum it still feels a little traveled.

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  • Mini Reviews: Street Racing

    What Street Racing does bring to the iPhone is another rendition of the text based iPhone MMO RPG with a racing theme, which at this point is one of the least original of all of the themes.

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  • Mini Reviews: Bandit Nation

    Bandit Nation has taken this format from its basic roots to a much more complex gaming system that even gives options for clever character details, the use of the Open Feint network, and the ability to sync up with your Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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  • Mini Reviews: Zombie Farm, Taylor Swift, Star Command 3

    The iPhone RPG and simulator games are remaining strong, while teenage country fads are invading your touch screen.

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