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Light Byte is one of the most invention takes on "falling block" games I've seen in a while. In fact, there are a few genres mixed in here, including Snood's kind of color matching gameplay, as well as some excellent combo action. The game starts out with blocks slowly falling toward you on the...

June 25th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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PopCap has updated the Plants vs. Zombies iOS app with a few new game mode options, purchaseable with the in-game currency at Dave's crazy store. The modes are all different and available in purchases of three each, featuring everything from a mode where you fight invisible zombies to a special...

September 8th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Captain Puzzle is a colorful puzzle game in the vein of Bust a Move (which itself is on the App Store, by the way) and Snood (ditto). As Captain Puzzle, you throw little colored balls at similarly colored villains; when you are able to get three of the same color touching, they'll disappear and giv...

February 9th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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EA has passed word that three of its games are now ready for the iPad: Monopoly, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and Snood can all be downloaded from the App Store right now. These three games have been optimized for the iPad with near high-def graphics and interface tweaks made specifically for the...

December 11th 2010 at 5:15am 0 Comments
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Happy Halloween weekend! This is my favorite holiday of the year, not only because it's a fun time for parties during my favorite season, but also because it seems to be an excellent time for developers to put a little something special into their apps -- like put them on sale. There are quite a fe...

October 29th 2010 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Apparently EA Mobile didn't realize that Snood has long since lapsed as our drug of choice -- we've already found a more adept pusher in Popcap with Peggle, silly gooses! Alongside the aging methamphetamine, EA Mobile has dropped iPhone iterations of Clue and The Game of Life in the iPhone App Stor...

August 27th 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Fortunately, World of Warcraft didn't exist while I was in school, otherwise I might not have finished my venerable BS degree at the storied Ithaca College at all. But if there was one game that almost kept me from finishing all of those essays and homework... well, it was Civ. But if there were tw...

August 11th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Back in 1986, Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin had a dream. As childhood friends, they both wished to make games, so in their adult life, they established Naughty Dog in Santa Monica. They made some games for the Sega Genesis and 3DO, but pay dirt didn't arrive until they created Crash Bandicoot and set...

May 12th 2009 at 2:20pm 0 Comments