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Best of FingerGaming: From Carcassonne to Robot Unicorn Attack

Every week, Gamasutra sums up sister iPhone site FingerGaming's top news and reviews for Apple's nascent portable games platform -- this time covering an adaptation of Carcassonne and Adult Swim's Robot
[Every week, Gamasutra sums up sister iPhone site FingerGaming's top news and reviews for Apple's nascent -- and increasingly exciting -- portable games platform, as written by editor in chief Danny Cowan and authors Tucker Dean, Jason Johnson, Ryan Hibbeler, and Mike Rose.] This week, FingerGaming covers an iPhone adaptation of Carcassonne, Gamevil's sports sim Soccer Superstars, and Adult Swim's Robot Unicorn Attack. Also within are the lists for top-grossing, most-downloaded free and paid Apps from Apple's store, as well as reviews for MLB Power Pros Touch, Truckers Delight, Honey Pot, and Football Manager Handheld 2010. Here are the top stories from the last seven days: - Top-Grossing Game Apps: Tetris Outsells Splinter Cell: Conviction "EA's Tetris, Battleship, The Sims 3, and Scrabble rank among today's top-grossing titles, while Clickgamer's Angry Birds remains the App Store's biggest overall seller." - Award-Winning Board Game Carcassonne Arrives in App Store "Carcassonne includes a single-player mode with 8 different AI characters, along with local multiplayer support over a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection and Internet multiplayer with push notifications." - Review: MLB Power Pros Touch 2010 "Power Pros is merely a fun and fairly realistic ballgame that expects you to reach a little too deep into your pockets to cover the official MLB license." - Top iPad Game Apps: Scrabble, Alpine Crawler HD Head Charts "EA's Scrabble for iPad retakes the top sales spot, as Pinball HD and Real Racing HD move up to finish at second and third place." - Review: Truckers Delight Episode 1 "It's a straightforward game about straight-up harassment, but for what it lacks in sophistication, its carefree and careless spirit compensates." - Gamevil's Soccer Superstars Now Available in App Store "As with Gamevil's Baseball Superstars games, Soccer Superstars allows players to build custom characters and boost their stats by completing minigames over the course of a season." - Review: Honey Pot "Apart from the main spectacle with three different difficulty settings, the only other game mode is timed challenges, and those are throw-away additions. A puzzle campaign or multiplayer features would have made this feel like a more complete package." - Robot Unicorn Attack Will Make Your Dreams Come True "Originally released as a free online Flash game (which has since been played over 22 million times), Robot Unicorn Attack challenges players to guide a unicorn through a randomly-generated pinkish-purple dreamscape." - Top iPhone Game Apps: Battleship, Fruit Ninja Climb Paid Charts "Backflip Studios' Ragdoll Blaster 2 gets a chart boost in the wake of a recent price drop, as last week's second-place title Bowmaster drops to seventh in today's results." - Review: Football Manager Handheld 2010 "While this will never be a replacement for the game proper for those with a laptop within arm's reach, you may find it eating up chunks of time when least appropriate."

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