Rat on the Run iPhone app Review

Description:

The Rat on the Run iPhone app is a very fun and addicting platform game.  The point of the game is to go through the levels and help Ratty get prepared for the winter by getting all of the blocks of cheese and the doodles.  Ratty has found a huge house that is full of these treats and goodies but must get past the slimey floors and menacing spiders in order to reap the benefits.  You will have to avoid these obstacles and use your running and jumping abilities to get all of the food so that you are comfortable and full by the time the cold comes.

This is a mario-esque type of platform game and actually does a great job in bringing it all together.  The levels are fun and challenging and the controls are very easy to pick up and master.  You will enjoy the 2D sidescrolling adventure and will love the responsive nature of the gameplay.

This is a very fun and entertaining game for the iPhone and is one of the better action platform games out there.  You will fall in love with the character and rejoice as he stuffs his belly with delicious cheese and doodles.

Features:

  • A fun and original platform game that is very similar to Mario
  • The gameplay is responsive and fluid and you will pick up the controls in no time.  Even though it uses the touch screen interface it is still easy to control the character and move him to where you need to go
  • There are three different modes in the game: Arcade Mode, Challenge Mode, and the Bonus Game Mode
  • The Challenge mode allows you to take Ratty through 25 different levels as he quests for his cheese and doodles
  • The Arcade Mode has eight different floors to climb and you must get to the top of the house to beat it
  • The Bonus Game Mode features the popular Rat on a Scooter minigame where you will race around and jump to grab all the cheeses
  • There is a local and global high score ranking system so that you can see where you rank with other Rat fanatics
  • You can view your game stats and see where you can improve

Conclusion:

A great platform game for only a buck?  Totally worth it.  Don’t waste any more time,  go and download your copy today.

Voted 3 1/2 stars by iPhone app users and is currently only $0.99 to download.

Sunday Lawn iPhone app Review

Description:

The neighborhood is in dire need of some maintenance and there is only one man for the job – Charlie and his new mower.  The Sunday Lawn iPhone app is a simple idea that pits you and your mower against the neighborhood and it’s obstacles.   You will need to help charlie mow the neighborhood before the grass gets too lawn, all the while avoiding angry animals and hedgehogs and avoiding the dog poop.  There are obstacles that can get in the way so it is up to you to be ingenious and find ways around them so that you can finish your work and save the neighborhood from falling into shambles.

The Sunday Lawn iPhone app is a very original idea and you will be surprised at how addictive it can be.  If you used to think mowing the lawn was boring you won’t think that anymore after playing this game.  You will get points for clean cut jobs and avoiding the obstacles and you will be able to progress to more difficult and exciting lawns as you move your way up.

Features:

  • There are three different game modes to choose from: The Challenge Mode, the Arcade Mode, and the Bonus Game Mode
  • In the Challenge Mode you will move through levels mowing the lawns and avoiding the obstacles
  • The Arcade Mode puts you in a more casual setting and you can  replay levels you have already conquered
  • The Bonus Game Mode is a fun way to unleash high scores and play some unique mini games
  • There are over 40 different lawns that you will need to mow with precision and care
  • You can collect stars throughout the game in order to improve your mowing rank and advance in Challenge Mode
  • The Arcade Mode has 8 different levels and you have to get the highest score in order to beat all of them
  • One of the Bonus Games is called “Sweet Dreams” and you have to move the sheep around so they continue to jump over the fences in your dreams
  • There is an online ranking system so that you can see high scores from all over the world
  • The control options are very open and you have three different modes you can pick from
  • One of the fun things about the game is the Donut Game’s Collectors Icon number 4

Conclusion:

Voted 3 1/2 stars by iPhone app users and is available to download at a cost of $0.99.

The Oregon Trail iPhone app Review

Description:

It’s time to head out west again in a remake of one of the classic games of your youth!  The Oregon Trail iPhone app has made the transition to the mobile gaming world and is now available for download.  This app takes all of the pioneering fun of the old game and packs it into the palm of your hand.  You will love to witness the historical challenges and adventures that are available in this 2D side scrolling app.

The basic decision making adventures of the original game appear again in this version.  You will have to solve problems and challenges in order to continue your journey out west.  In the beginning of the game you will be able to hand pick your own crew to take out west.  You will also get to pick when you would like to leave and you will also have to stock up on supplies before you leave town.   As you progress on your adventure you will come across real historical sites and learn some interesting historical facts along the way.  You will meet famous characters and also see real hardships the original pioneers had to overcome.

Throughout the game you will have the opportunity to participate in a number of mini games to add some more fun and excitement into the adventure.  There are eight different games that are based on skill including hunting, fishing, rafting, wagon maintenance, and more.  You will also have some side missions that you can accomplish to keep things interesting.  On the other end of the spectrum, you will have to deal with sickness, injury, bandits, and more in order to make the trip.  All of these features and events are all presented in a cartoonish style of graphics that keeps the game lighthearted and fun.

This game also has connectivity to social networking sites like Facebook so you can post your scores and achievements on your profile.  You can also use this connection to challenge your friends and see if they can do as well as you along the trail.

Features:

  • You will be able to pick your crew, your departure date, and supplies that you will need
  • 8 different mini-games that are based on skill.  They include fishing, hunting, crossing rivers, river rafting, wagon repairing, panning for gold, picking berries, and using the telegraph
  • There are a number of obstacles including robbers, sicknesses, hitchhikers and more
  • There are a few other side missions to keep things fresh
  • Can connect to Facebook to share your achievements with your friends

Conclusion:

Voted 4 stars by iPhone app users and costs $4.99 to download.

Battery Boost iPhone app Review

Description:

Having a smartphone can be a really exciting event because there is so much that is available to you right in the palm of your hand.  The only problem, however, is that the more you play on it, the quicker your battery dies.  You might find a gaming app that you really like but only be able to play it for a couple of hours because it is using up all of the juice in your phone.  Another example would be someone that uses the phone for business and is on their phone during most of the day.  At that rate, you phone may only last for the afternoon.   Most of us are extremely busy, and don’t have time to charge our phone battery every couple of hours.  This is where the Battery Boost iPhone app comes in.  It uses an assortment of different battery saving tips and tricks to extend your phone’s battery life and allow you to play and fiddle with your phone as much as you want.

This iPhone app also includes a battery meter so that you can see exactly how much battery life you have left at any point in the day.  It also includes a tip menu where you can learn other helpful advice on how to save battery life and get the very most out of your iPhone.  Start utilizing your phone to its full capacity today by getting the Battery Boost iPhone app!

Features:

  • The increased battery life that is app gives you will actually increase the amount of time that you can play other gaming apps
  • You can watch more live and streaming video without having to charge your phone so often
  • Audio playback is also greatly enhanced without wasting a huge chunk of your battery life
  • You can talk for much longer on the phone without having to charge it again in the middle of the day
  • If you love browsing the internet then this app can help you to have a significantly longer period of time that you can search without having to recharge
  • There is a meter that shows you the real time battery life throughout the day
  • The user interface is easy to use and also looks really slick
  • This app gives you tips and hints on how to save battery life and extend the power usage of your iPhone
  • On the menu there is an option on the menuwhere you can look at different tips and hints on how to save battery life

Conclusion:

Voted 3 stars by iPhone app users and only costs $0.99 to download.

Twilight Tracker iPhone app Review

Description:

The Twilight Series has exploded in the last few months and has become a global phenomenon.  The books have got us in their enchanted spell and now the movies are expanding upon our imaginations.  You can’t help but fall in love with the Twilight characters, and you will eventually find yourself picking sides.  In the Twilight Tracker iPhone app you have the ability to choose your own avatar from the movie and stay up to date on all the news and updates that are coming out about Twilight.  You can post “shouts” on the public message board to share your thoughts with other Twilight Lovers.  You will enjoy socializing with other fans who have the same passion about the series that you do.

The second movie has just come out and Twilight Fever is only gaining speed.  In this second edition of the saga, Bella Swan is caught up in a romance between the mysterious vampire Edward and the bold werewolf Jacob.  As she yearns to become part of this enchanted world she is placed in an incredible amount of danger.  Follow these lovable characters through all three installments of the saga with this Twilight Tracker app.

The Twilight books have sold over 70 million copies and continues to be one of the most popular literature movements of our day.  Stay in touch with everything Twilight with this little app and also read up on information about the literary characters as well as the characters from the movie.  There are photos, videos, and more in this app that you can spend hours poring over.

Features:

  • You can pick from a variety of different characters that are involved in the Twilight Saga
  • You can share messages with other fans with a feature called “shouts”.  Just post your messages on the public board and you can share thoughts back and forth
  • Connects to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook so you can post messages on these platforms and share with your friends
  • You can search for messages from other avatars that are similar to yours
  • There is a lot of information about the movie characters included in the iPhone app
  • You will be updated with any news, videos, or photos about the upcoming movie

Conclusion:

If you are a Twilight fan then you will love having this app on you at all times.  You can have constant access to Twilight information and you are also able to communicate with hundreds of other Twilight fans.

Voted 3 1/2 stars and is currently only $0.99 to download.