My Little Tank

Available In: App Store       Price: $4.99  

My Little TankAt $4.99, My Little Tank is a little expensive but still a fun and challenging game. There lots of customizable settings, you can control with the accelerometer or touch screen, and there’s 80 levels. You basically drive the tank around and it automatically shoots for you and you just aim at the bad guys. Some times you go on the attack while other times you defend your home base. It gets harder than I thought and both the touch screen controls and the accelerometer work well. Not only do you attack other tanks and bases but there are bonus items to grab that will give you better weapons, speed or freeze the enemy. Here’s a video from the developer to show a little more detail of the game: [Read more…]

Cannon Challenge 1.0

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Cannon ChallengeBranded by the Discovery Channel, this game is simple but fun. The first, and hardest part, is getting the game to run. I had to uninstall and reinstall the first time I got it and now sometimes I have to restart my iPhone before it will run. It helps to know that I am still on iPhone firmware 2.0 and not 2.0.1 which is less buggy. Reading comments in the App Store it seems many others are having problems also.

Once you get the game to run it’s worth it for free. Using controls for both Altitude and Velocity you control your tank to destroy the enemy. This game is pretty easy because the enemy doesn’t fire back. Unlike other tank games, you don’t move your tank around. The game has nice sound effects and graphics but needs more difficulty added and maybe a two player mode over the network :) Here’s a video review: [Read more…]