[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like SoulCalibur, Puzzlejuice, Smash Cops, and Caverns of Minos.]
- Dreamcast-Era One-on-One Fighter SoulCalibur Hits App Store
Namco's genre-defining 3D fighting game arrives on iOS devices boasting 19 characters and the promise of additional content in future updates.
- iOS Game Pick: Puzzlejuice
"Two of the more popular types of games on the iOS app store, match 3 and word games, join forces here to form Puzzlejuice
, which is essentially a mashup between Tetris
and a word search."
- Llamasoft's Caverns of Minos Out Now For iOS
"Following up on well-received App Store efforts like GoatUp
and Minotaur Rescue
, Llamasoft's Jeff Minter has released Caverns of Minos
, a psychedelic, genre-blending iOS tribute to ruminating mammals."
- Hutch Releases Police Chase Sim Smash Cops
A TV news-style presentation bolsters a new title in which players "take down runaway felons whilst avoiding civilian traffic."
- Kongregate Enters Smartphone Publishing Market With Indie Action Game / ESCAPE \
"Online gaming portal Kongregate has chosen Incredible Ape's one-button action game / ESCAPE \
as its first published title for Apple's App Store and the Android Market."
- Adventure Bar Story Coming To iOS
"Adventure Bar Story
was originally a Japanese PSP game entitled Adventure Bar of Wonderland Portable
. Localization is currently in process."
- Realistic Summer Sports Simulator Updates With New Event, Leaderboards
creator Justin Smith has updated his off-the-wall iOS Olympic sports title Realistic Summer Sports Simulator
with a number of new features, along with the new Whitewater Slalom event."