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Kepa Auwae's Rocketcat Games is one of my favorite iOS developers: Auwae himself is full to the brim with creative ideas about gaming, and all of Rocketcat's releases, from Hook Champ to Mage Gauntlet to Punch Quest, are extremely polished and well-designed. I got to meet with Auwae in person l...

April 1st 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Here are two big updates to really great games on iOS. First, Punch Quest (which is one of my favorite iOS games this year so far) started out as a freemium title, given away for free with a number of in-app purchases to support it financially. But developers Rocketcat Games have said in the pa...

November 14th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's the thing: It's Friday. You already know about Punch Quest, because you saw our preview video the other day. It's completely free as a universal version on both iPhone and iPad, and available right now, which makes this the easiest recommendation I've made on this site all year long: Go...

October 26th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Rocketcat Games is the great company behind terrific iPhone games like Mage Gauntlet and the very popular Hook Worlds. Its latest title is called Punch Quest, built in conjunction with developer Madgarden. Punch Quest won't be released until October 25th, but Rocketcat kindly sent TUAW an ea...

October 18th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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I'll be straightforward on this one: Mage Gauntlet is one of the best iOS games of the year. It's a throwback RPG to the 16-bit days of Secret of Mana and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, put together by Rocketcat Games, the folks responsible for the great Hook Champ and subsequent Hook...

October 21st 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Hook Champ is a popular title on the iPhone, a game in which you use a little hook to drive a little guy through a series of haunted ruin stages. Super QuickHook is basically a sequel to the first game -- it's done by the same developers, but the gameplay has been tweaked a little bit to offer up a...

June 18th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments