Long before the Angry Birds became the undisputed kings/queens of the App Store there was another physics launching game that was tearing up the charts. Crush the Castle became a quiet hit, racking up more than a million and a half downloads. Now the game's developer, Armor Games, is back with a spiritual successor to Crush the Castle to take back the throne it once held.
The war of the weirdest continues at a frenzied pace these days as App Store game creators are coming up with ever more bizarre ways to make their games stand out against the competition. Just recently we took a look at Destructopus (which we hear is doing very well on the App Store) then there was Laser Dolphin, and now we have Pizza vs Skeletons. It's the latest in a batch of strange games that are exactly what they sound like.
You’ll need both HandBrake (handbrake.fr) and VLC (videolan.org) to rip your videos for viewing on your iPhone and iPad. Luckily, they’re both free for the taking, so you’re just a download from portable video heaven. HandBrake does the actual encoding, but it relies on code from VLC to take care of DVD copy protection, so install them both.
Sure, using an iPad as a second Mac display is old hat, and yes, Air Display ($9.99) is the ultimate tool for connecting your iPad to your Mac for that. But did you know that this app can also be used to interface with your Mac by using your iPad as a touchscreen?
Fanatics of comedic dungeon crawling Mac action games will no doubt recognize the name DeathSpank with reverence and awe (though I'm not sure there are any.) The comedy-tinged action game released last year, and it's creator is already back at the grind, and has released an all-new game called Chromanoids.
If you’ve been pumped up since seeing Marvel’s comic book hero Thor brought to life on the big screen last weekend, you may equally excited by the company’s small-screen edition, in the form of a new game that just hit the App Store.
Back in March we reported on the announcement of an officially licensed iPhone game based on the legendary cult-classic Army of Darkness. Today that game arrived in the New Zealand App Store which means there's a very high liklihood the game will be arriving in App Stores around the world in the coming hours.