[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective, Reckless Racing 2, Droopy Blocks, and Somyeol.]
- Capcom Releases DS-Ported Adventure Title Ghost Trick
Originally released for the Nintendo DS in 2011, Capcom's Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
puts players in control of a dead detective who must solve his own murder by possessing objects and solving puzzles.
- Mobile Game Pick: Droopy Blocks
"In Droopy Blocks
, players must use planning and dexterity to reshape a collection of melted, gelatin-like blocks. Complex shapes can be created by touching and holding parts of each Droopy Block and using the Suckers to stretch individual sides and segments."
- Polarbit's Reckless Racing 2 Hits App Store
Polarbit's popular overhead-view racer Reckless Racing
gets a sequel boasting 18 cars and 24 playable tracks.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies Updates With New Weapons, Features
Activision's latest update for its flagship iOS first-person shooter adds a destructive Ray Gun, a zombie-attracting Monkey Bomb, and a new series of in-app purchase options.
- Brain Connected's Puzzle-Platformer Somyeol Out Now For iOS
"Created during 2011's Global Game Jam, Somyeol
is an inventive title in which players control all characters within each level simultaneously. Challenges may involve dodging multiple sets of obstacles at once, or solving puzzles with one group of characters while ensuring the safety of another group."
- Screenshots of The Other Brothers
"As far as we can tell so far, The Other Brothers
is going to be a 'pixelated family fun adventure of running, jumping, collecting, racing against the clock' .. with a twist."
- iOS FPS Warm Gun Updates With New Map, Many Fixes
"While its initial release last year met with criticism, Warm Gun
now includes a new map, a kill/death ratio, improved control schemes, and registering/logging processes for smoother online gameplay."