[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Beat Sneak Bandit, Eufloria HD, Hyper Snake, and Pizza vs. Skeletons.]
- iPhone Game Pick: Beat Sneak Bandit (Simogo)
"All the clocks of the world have been stolen and society has been immobilized by the inability to tell the time. It's up to you (and an antropomorphic green frog) to retrieve these lost instruments from the nefarious Duke Clockface. Standing between you and success is a multitude of spotlights, mutated bunnies, security guards and a variety of other contraptions."
- Saltsman Reveals Indie-Developed iOS Title The Hunger Games: Girl On Fire
creator Adam Saltsman has detailed an iOS adaptation of the popular novel and upcoming feature film The Hunger Games, developed in cooperation with a lineup of standout indie developers."
- Pizza Vs. Skeletons: Who Will Win!?
"Amazingly, the game's premise may match or exceed the mental picture conjured by its title. Players control a 25-foot-tall pizza that must roll over and crush armies of brittle skeletons."
- Eufloria HD Out Now For iPad
"Along with a variety of features introduced in a recent PS3 port, the iOS edition of Omni Systems' ambient RTS Eufloria
boasts a 25-level campaign, multiple alternative gameplay modes, and a collection of Game Center achievements."
- Trailer: Hyper Snake
"Marrying the classic gameplay of Snake
with the aesthetic of Geometry Wars, Hyper Snake
challenges players to avoid swarms of enemies while consuming energy, splitting larger objects, and pursuing other objectives throughout six included gameplay modes."
- Taco Graveyard Releases The Four Hats For iOS
"In the game, the popular band The Four Hats is relentlessly pursued by its adoring fans throughout each side-scrolling level. The premise seems lighthearted enough, but The Four Hats' fans aren't simply adoring -- they're murderous!"
- Mobile Game Pick: Gingerbread Circus (IOJOE)
"Originally released as a series of flash games, the new mobile version combines the minigames from the previous versions, and comes with swanky new touch and tilt controls."