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Absolut's as famous for its vodka as its marketing campaigns. The Swedish company often ties up with some of the biggest names for its iconic bottles and artsy events. This year, in time for their limited edition Andy Warhol bottle, they brought Punchdrunk (a British theatre company) on board for...

April 16th 2015 at 1:16am 0 Comments
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The basic gist of Reiner Knizia's Monumental [$1.99] is that it's a thinking man's Tetris. This isn't to say that Tetris is a game for dummies – it's not – it's just that the never-ending rain of blocks means it's part puzzle, part twitch-fest. In Monumental, on the other hand, blocks...

April 24th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Perhaps you've seen them, in Word Wars or another Scrabble movie; people who are a wee bit obsessive about their word games. For the iPhone-carrying among them, there is the official Scrabble app or Words With Friends. For people who like a little more variety in their word game apps, there are a hu...

April 20th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We've covered quite a few board and card games in this ongoing series of iPhone / iPad app reviews, but I haven't been as excited about any of them as I was when I saw that there was not just one but two Skat apps available for the iDevices. Considering that Skat is my absolute favorite card game...

April 14th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Board gamers looking for ported game apps on the iPhone (and now, finally, the iPad) might overlook the just-released offering Honey, That's Mine [$1.99]. The game uses little honeybee characters that fly across a board of hexagons to collect drops of honey. As they leave a location, that hex is rem...

April 6th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments