[Gamasutra rounds up the latest news in the world of App Store gaming, featuring standout releases like Dead Trigger, Dynamite Jack, Unstoppable Fist, and Cthulhu Saves the World.]
- Madfinger Launches Shadowgun Follow-Up Dead Trigger
Madfinger's newly released third-person shooter Dead Trigger
boasts evolving enemy AI and a 40-hour campaign.
- Dynamite Jack Out Now On iPad
"Armed only with a cache of explosives, the game's protagonist Jack must stealthily take out guards and solve puzzles throughout 28 campaign levels."
- Zeboyd's Cthulhu Saves the World Arrives On iOS
"Zeboyd Games' retro RPG Cthulhu Saves the World
is now available for iOS and Android in a new port developed by TinkerHouse Games."
- Mobile Game Pick: Bee In A Bubble (Ovine by Design)
"A lovely and modestly priced app for both the iPad and iPhone that uses excellent controls and 16-bit graphics to explore the consequences of crossing a Bee and a Bubble. (hint: apparently retro-inspired arcade maze games get spawned)."
- Mobile Game Pick: Tone Sphere (Bit192 Labs)
"Bit192 Labs, 'a very personal, experimental interactive media design project' led by artist/musician Sta, has released Tone Sphere
, a stylish multitouch rhythm game for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad."
- Feature: 10 iOS Adventure Games You Must Play
"Apple's iPhone and especially those amazing (and rather expensive) iPads truly make for an excellent adventure gaming platform that's very indie friendly indeed. Here are the 10 adventure games you really shouldn't miss."
- iPhone Game Pick: Unstoppable Fist (Ragtag Studio)
"An old school beat 'em up of sorts for the iOS, this modestly priced title will have you commanding a rather burly-looking, mullet-headed dude in a Miami Vice-like outfit."
- Trailer: Heads up! Hot Dogs (Emmett Butler & Diego Garcia)
"Fresh from the people responsible for Ultimate Flirt-Off
and Dokideux Panikku, Heads Up! Hot Dogs
is an upcoming 'all beef, action-packed frank-fest' for the iOS."