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Final Fantasy iPhone App Review


The first edition of Final Fantasy was released in 1987 in Japan.  This was the first game of a long line of games that have been known for incredible story lines and addicting gameplay.  One of the very first really successful RPG’s out there, Final Fantasy paved the way for a number of other franchises that have also become famous.  But even though there have been spin-offs, the original Final Fantasy franchise is still heralded as one of the most compelling and rich game franchises in video game history.

When this game was first released to the public in 1987, gamers were blown away by the amazing graphics and the detailed story.   The story takes place around a cast of lovable characters.  The Warriors of Light must be helped as they set out on a fantastic adventure to go out into the dangerous wilderness and bring the crystals back to their original light.  It features 2D side battles and allows players to use the unique abilities of each of the characters in order to defeat enemies.  Each character has his or her own upgrades and weapons that they can carry.  This allows you to spend a lot of time upgrading each individual character.

You also have the ability to control lineups, magic powers, and items.  There are hundreds of different items, spells, and weapons you can use as you progress through your journey.  The world that you play on is huge, and you will find yourself playing for hours and hours in order to finish the game.  The bosses are challenging, and you will have to seek out harder enemies to claim more gold and buy new and improved weapons.  Work your way through the world and collect all the crystals in order to bring peace to the world once again!

This edition also contains the bonus dungeons added to later editions of the game–the Soul of Chaos and the Labyrinth of Time.


  • Classic remake of one of the most influential games of all time
  • Includes 2 new bonus dungeon levels.  They include the Soul of Chaos and the Labyrinth of Time
  • Lots of different items, weapons, spells, and armor to choose from
  • Fully upgrade your characters as you gain money from battles
  • Hours of gameplay and smooth transitions


Anyone that likes video games has come across this incredible franchise before.  Final Fantasy pretty much started the RPG genre.  The only problem with this remake is the readable text.  It is inconsistent and sometimes way too small.  But other than that this is a classic, and it would be a shame to not own it.

Voted 4 1/2 stars by iPhone app users and runs for around $8.99.

Fling! iPhone App Review


The makers of Fuzzle have come together to bring you the next big puzzle game app to arrive on the iPhone.  After a year or two in development, Fling! has finally come to fruition and is bound to provide you with hours of challenging levels and puzzling feats.  There are thousands of different puzzles to pick from on the game, so many that you never have to worry about playing the same puzzle twice.  To add to that, there are also 19 different difficulty levels for you to work up to as you become a master puzzler.

The main point of Fling! is to flick the little fuzzy balls in such a way that only one fur ball is left on the screen after they have all bumped themselves off.  This is a game of strategy and patience.  The more puzzles that you play, the easier it will be to guess trajectories and reach your ultimate goal.  Each puzzle board only has one solution, so until you find it you will be flinging these fur balls all over the place.

The game offers three different gameplay modes to choose from.   The most popular is the arcade mode because it is a race against the clock and you have to solve as many puzzles you can in the time allotted.  After each puzzle win, the next puzzle will be harder to do.  This is a great one for posting high scores and rankings online to see how you fare against other players.  Free-Play is another mode that lets you just play however long you want, and it also keeps track of your score and the puzzles you have done.  Once you have beaten a puzzle on this mode you can go back to any of them at any time to replay.  The last mode is the Challenge Mode, which forces you to complete each puzzle within a certain time in order to move on.  This is a great one to play if you want to try and beat your own high scores.


  • A variety of hints to help you get past the puzzle levels when  you can’t figure out how to do it
  • You can either listen to the game music, or switch it to your iTunes library
  • There are instructions and gameplay tips on Youtube
  • If you need to leave the app quickly, it automatically saves your game so you don’t have to start all the way over
  • Can check global and local leaders online for the arcade mode


Newest update just came out this week so no official customer reviews from iPhone app users but costs $0.99.

Wheels On The Bus iPhone App Review


This is a great app for parents to use with their kids.  Educational apps are becoming more and more prevalent on iPhone apps, and for good reason.  It is a great way to keep your kids busy and interested while you are running errands, taking a trip, or getting work done around the house.  The Wheels On The Bus iPhone app is based on the children’s song that we all know and love.  It is essentially an interactive book with musical qualities and is a fun, interactive way for you kids to enjoy the experience.

Your kids are able to come aboard the bus and enjoy all of the fun happenings as they make their way too school.  While on the bus you will experience the doors opening and closing, will be able to mess with the windshield wipers, and can even pop some bubbles on the screen.  Also included are spinning bus wheels, dogs that are barking, and a lot more.  The app is very interactive and your kids will be able to use the touchscreen capabilities of the iPhone as they make their way through the virtual book.

This app was created by parents and so it is geared to help children to have fun while still learning some important messages.  This app can help your young ones enhance their language, cognitive, motor skills.  The more they play it, the better they will become at touching the screen at the right time, and matching the events so that they can move on in the storybook.  As a parent, you can’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to educate your kids so that you can get some work done.


  • Music storybook that lets you read and sing along with your kids
  • Has a variety of features including a voice recorder so you can record your children singing
  • You can help improve your kid’s linguistic skills by having them listen to it in Spanish, German, French, Italian or English
  • The touchscreen abilities allow your child to tap on the correct answers and follow some fun instructions as they work their way through the book
  • Hear beautiful music sounds from different instruments like the piano, cello, and violin


While this is a good way for you kids to stay busy while you are working, it can at times get so repetitive that you are ready to smash your iPhone on the floor.  Unless this really is one of your favorite songs, then it is sure to get stuck in your head and drive you crazy all day.  This is a popular app to help teach your kids for a little while, but after that it’s time to move on.

Voted 4.4 stars by iPhone app users and runs for around $0.99.

Gello Doodle iPhone App Review


If you like Jell-O, then you will love this app.  Expand your Jell-O horizons with the Gello Doodle app.  This is an interesting little application that lest you create your own Gello concoctions and then allows you to stretch it, poke it, bounce it or smash it.  It can provide hours of Gello fun as you go through all of the different features that are available in this iPhone app.

First of all, there are over forty-two different add-ins that you can use to create the perfect Gello masterpiece.  You can pick any color or shape that you want the Gello to be molded in as well.  You can mold it into animal shapes, household items, or just about anything else you can think of.  The add-ins for the Gello include apples, pretzels, bananas, sprinkles and much more.  There are over 22 different Gello modes included in the game and more are sure to come out with the next update.  As you are creating your gello molds, you can tilt your phone back and forth and make different layers of colors throughout the mold.  You also do not have to finish filling the entire mold in order to take the Gello out and start bouncing it around.

Once you have made your creation, take it out of the mold and have some fun with it.  Mess with the gravity controls and see how it bounces around with different physical forces on it.  You can take pictures of you Gello and send it to friends or just store it for later.  When you are done playing with your food, you can suck it up with a straw and start all over again!


  • Photo album option to save screen shots of your Gello creations
  • Ability to send these photos to friends and family
  • Over 42 different add-ins you can put in your Gello to spice it up
  • Over 22 different molds for you to pick.  You don’t have to fill the entire mold to start bouncing it around
  • Can make your own color scheme for you Gello mold
  • You can alter gravity controls to make your Gello react differently to it’s surroundings
  • You can shake your phone or tip it over to make the Gello jump and bounce
  • Fill your Gello mode until it self-destructs
  • Or you can suck it up through a straw


Jell-O hasn’t been so fun since the introduction of finger jello years ago.  You can relive your childhood and play with the Gello without having to worry about getting yelled at by your mom to clean up your messes.  This is a fun app that allows you to express your creativity in many different forms and bounces.

Voted 3 1/2 stars by iPhone app users and costs around $0.99.

Moto X Mayhem iPhone App Review


Moto X Mayhem is back with a new and improved version of the exciting motocross game.  With this iPhone app, you can lean, jump and race through level after level of exciting bike action in this awesome side scrolling motorbike game.  With this fun physics game app, you can lean back or lean forward on your motor bike.  You can climb all kinds of hills as you control your position by leaning forward and even fly through the air using this crazy accelerometer technology.

The physics are very realistic as you watch the recoil of your motorbike shocks each time you land those wicked jumps or you see your rider and bike bouncing and flipping and across the interesting landscape every time you crash.  The realistic physics involved in this exciting motorbike iPhone game are right on the money.  You can also load and save your gameplay – no more losing that awesome score when a phone call comes in, just save your gameplay right where you are and come back to it when you are ready.  You can also compete with your friends and other players to see who is the fastest rider in motocross using the new online scoreboard.  Not a fan of motorcycles and dirt bikes?  You don’t need to be in order to enjoy Moto X Mayhem’s action-packed iPhone app.  This is one of the best physics games out there.

Moto X Mayhem


  • Bike shocks that really work.
  • Challenging and fun landscapes and terrains.
  • Graphics that make you feel good.
  • Great sound that puts you right there.
  • Gameplay that can be addictive.
  • Fun and exciting rag doll physics.
  • The Accelerometer allows leaning to control the position of your rider.
  • Saving and loading options keep you from losing those fabulous scores when a phone call interrupts.
  • Super fast high scores.
  • This version includes a new island with tons more fun available.
  • Connect and compete with the Online Scoreboard.


The realistic accelerometer technology allows you to lean forward or backward to control your rider’s position.  You can really get into climbing hills and flying over jumps.  The exciting physics let you watch the motorbike flip and bounce when your crash, or the shocks recoil as you land those wicked jumps.  The well-developed sound and graphics make it fun to take your motorbike out on the trail.  Being able to compete online is one of the features that makes Moto X Mayhem one of the better physics game apps out there.

This app rated 4  stars by  iPhone app users, currently costs about $0.99