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There are plenty of bad games out there. Here I use a five-point review system on the most important games, making sure you know the classics from the stinkers.

Review of Action Game 'Rage: Mutant Blast TV!' for the Apple iPhone and iPod
Review of Action Game 'Rage: Mutant Blast TV!' for the Apple iPhone and iPod

Review of Puzzle Game 'Isaac Newton’s Gravity' for the Apple iPhone…
Review of Puzzle Game ‘Isaac Newton’s Gravity’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Old-School Shooter 'Silent Scope' for Apple iPhone,…
Review of Old-School Shooter ‘Silent Scope’ for Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Arcade Game 'Pinball HD' for the Apple iPad
Review of Arcade Game ‘Pinball HD’ for the Apple iPad

Review of Old-School Platformer ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ for Apple iP…
Review of Old-School Platformer ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ for Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Action Game ‘Iron Man 2’ for the Apple iPad
Review of Action Game ‘Iron Man 2’ for the Apple iPad

Review of Old-School Shooter ‘Bit Pilot’ for Apple iPhone…
Review of Old-School Shooter ‘Bit Pilot’ for Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Old-School Board Game ‘Blokus’ for iPhone, iPod…
Review of Old-School Board Game ‘Blokus’ for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Review of Old-School Arcade Game ‘Arkanoid’ for iPhone, iPod, iPa…
Review of Old-School Arcade Game ‘Arkanoid’ for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Symbian Mobiles

Action Game ‘Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor' for iPhone,…
Review of Action Game ‘Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor' for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Review of Action Game ‘Mirror's Edge' for iPad, iPhone and …
Review of Action Game ‘Mirror's Edge' for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Platformer ‘WireWay’ for iPhone, iPod Touc…
Game Review of Scroller ‘WireWay’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Glow Hockey’ for iPad, iP…
Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Glow Hockey’ for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Review of Arcade Adventure 'How To Train Your Dragon: Flight of the N…
Game Review of Arcade Adventure ‘How To Train Your Dragon: Flight of the Night Fury’ for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Palm

Review of Old-School Board Game ‘Scrabble’ for Pre, iPhone, Black…
Review of Old-School Board Game ‘Scrabble’ for the Palm Pre, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Blackberry, Windows Mobile

Game Review of Basketball Game ‘NBA Live’ for iPhone, iPo…
Game Review of Basketball Game ‘NBA Live’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Game Review of Old-School Fighter ‘Street Fighter IV’ for iPhone,…
Game Review of Old-School Fighter ‘Street Fighter IV’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Game Review of Puzzle ‘Angry Birds’ for iPhone, iPod Touc…
Game Review of Puzzle ‘Angry Birds’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Game Review of Old-School Arcade ‘Ridge Racer Accelerated’ for iP…
Game Review of Old-School Arcade Racer ‘Ridge Racer Accelerated’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Game Review of Arcade Strategy ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ for iPhone, i…
Game Review of Arcade Strategy ‘Plants vs. Zombies’ for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Game Review of Old-School Arcade ‘Pac-Man Championship Edition’ f…
Game Review of Old-School Arcade ‘Pac-Man Championship Edition’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Role Playing Game ‘Final Fantasy’ for iPho…
Game Review of Role Playing Game ‘Final Fantasy’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Old-School Shooter ‘Rise Of The Triad’ for iPhone …
Game Review of Old-School Shooter ‘Rise Of The Triad’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Cogitate’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Cogitate’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Star*Burst’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Star*Burst’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Cogs’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Cogs’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Silent Hill: The Escape’ for iPho…
Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Silent Hill: The Escape’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Strategy Game ‘Doom 2 RPG’ for iPhone and …
Game Review of Strategy Game ‘Doom 2 RPG’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Glow Hockey’ for iPhone a…
Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Glow Hockey’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Action Game ‘Spore Creatures’ for iPhone a…
Game Review of Action Game ‘Spore Creatures’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Old-School Maze Game ‘Cameltry’ for iPhone…
Game Review of Old-School Maze Game ‘Cameltry’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of ‘Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars’ for iPhone and …
Game Review of ‘Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Connect Four’ for iPhone …
Game Review of Old-School Game ‘Connect Four’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Old-School Racing Game ‘Driver’ for iPhone…
Game Review of Old-School Racing Game ‘Driver’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Arcade Game ‘Super Monkey Ball 2’ for iPho…
Game Review of Arcade Game ‘Super Monkey Ball 2’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Arcade Shooter Game ‘Strikers 1945’ for iPhone and…
Game Review of Arcade Shooter Game ‘Strikers 1945’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Racing Game ‘Need For Speed Shift’ for iPhone and …
Game Review of Racing Game ‘Need For Speed Shift’ for iPhone and iPod Touch

Game Review of Arcade Adventure ‘Glyder 2’ for iPhone and…
The flying adventure Glyder 2 has plenty of improvements, but a few flaws keep it from outshining the classic.

Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Aztec Quest’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
Aztec Quest is a fun, pick-up-and-play puzzler reminiscent of the classic contraption boardgames.

Game Review of Puzzle Game ‘Cash Cow’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
Cash Cow is a fun game that has enough challenge for puzzle experts.

Game Review of Board Game ‘Monopoly’ iPhone, Blackberry, Palm and…
Monopoly is the best board game interpretation on the iPhone so far.

Game Review of N.O.V.A. for iPhone and iPod Touch
N.O.V.A. is a fast paced, meaty action game that will satisfy first person shooter fans.

Game Review of ‘The Simpsons Arcade’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
The Simpsons Arcade captures the original classic.

Game Review of ‘Line Up Pro’ for iPhone and iPod Touch
The puzzle Line Up Pro is crazy simple and darned addictive.

Game Review: 'Battleship'
Battleship is a smooth, fun adaptation of the board game classic.

Game Review of 'Canabalt' for iPhone and iPod Touch
Perfect for one-handed gameplay, Canabalt is a fun, original game.

Game Review of 'James Cameron’s Avatar' for iPhone and iPod Touch
Game Review of James Cameron’s Avatar for iPhone and iPod Touch

Dragon’s Lair Game Review
Dragon’s Lair is a carbon copy of the beautiful arcade classic – and just as frustrating as you remember.

Game Review: 'Rolando 2: The Quest for the Golden Orchid'
Rolando 2: The Quest for the Golden Orchid is the best platform game made specifically for the iPhone/iPod Touch.

Game Review: 'Earthworm Jim'
A tough-edged platform game, Earthworm Jim just doesn’t translate well to the mobile.

Game Review: 'Flight Control'
Simple and addictive, Flight Control is a fun, bite-sized arcade game for all ages.

Exclusive: Mirror's Edge screens on the iPod Touch and iPhone
A console cult classic, 'Mirror's Edge' hits the iPhone/iPod Touch in January.

Game Review: 'Pole Position Remix'
Game Review: Pole Position Remix Namco Bandai Networks iPhone Game: Pole Position Remix Classic Old-School Game Review: Pole Position Remix

Game Review: 'World Series of Poker: Hold 'em Legend'
Game Review: WSOP Glu iPhone Game: World Series Of Poker: Hold ‘em Legend Fun Online Poker: WSOP

Exclusive: Hands-on with James Cameron’s Avatar iPhone game
The Avatar Movie game Avatar on the iPhone and iPod Touch James Cameron’s Avatar video game

Exclusive: James Cameron's Avatar (iPhone/iPod Touch)
Based on the biggest movie since 'Titanic', 'James Cameron's Avatar' mobile game is looking great on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Here are exclusive photos. It will be available on December 15th, the same week as the movie.

Game Review: 'Eliminate'
Game Review: Eliminate Ngmoco iPhone Game: Eliminate Free First Person Shooter: Eliminate

Game Review: 'Ghosts 'n Goblins: Gold Knights'
iPhone Game: Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Gold Knights Old School Game: Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Gold Knights

Game Review: 'Real Racing'
Real Racing for iPhone Freemint’s Real Racing Racing on the iPhone

Game Review: 'Burgertime Deluxe'
Between the sluggish controls and odd A.I., Burgertime Deluxe doesn’t quite live up to its classic predecessor.

Game Review: 'Skee-Ball'
Skee-Ball is as fun as a day at the boardwalk. Recommended.

Game Review: 'Doom Classic'
There couldn’t be a more apt name for Doom Classic. It is a direct port of the two decade-old hit that will please both new fans and shooter veterans.

Game Review: 'Pac-Man'
Game review of Pac-Man Pac-Man on the iPhone Pac-Man on the Palm

Game Review: 'Edge'
About.com Review of Edge - Edge Review on the iPhone - Edge Review on the iPod Touch

Game Review: 'Clue'
Clue board game - Clue on the iPhone - Clue mobile board game

Game Review: 'Rock Band'
Rock Band is as fun as the home versions of the game, but be prepared to shell out lots of money to keep the fun going.

Game Review: 'Dig Dug Remix'
Sensitive controls aside, Dig Dug Remix has a great version of the original arcade masterpiece and a so-so remake most gamers will skip.

Game Review: 'Resident Evil 4'
Like magic, Resident Evil 4 manages to capture everything that made the 2005 console hit great – including the bloodcurdling sense of dread and the high difficulty level.

Game Review: 'Bust-A-Move'
Based on the popular arcade puzzle series, Bust-A-Move brings enough new twists to keep the addictive game fresh.

Game Review: 'Civilization Revolution'
Civilization Revolution takes the traditionally long strategy game and crams all the fun into the mobile phone. Great stuff.

Game Review: 'Tetris'
Tetris is just as great as it used to be, but don’t expect any amazing new tricks in the two and a half decade old game.

Game Review: 'Ms. Pac-Man'
Ms. Pac-Man is great on the go, though you’ll still be pining for a real joystick.

Game Review: 'Ms. Pac-Man'
Ms. Pac-Man is great on the go, though you’ll still be pining for a real joystick.

Game Review: 'Q*Bert'
Q*Bert on the mobile is a carbon copy of the arcade classic – and is just as cool and as tough as the original.

Game Review: 'Space Invaders Infinity Gene'
Space Invaders Infinity Gene is both a homage to the classic and a welcome reboot of the series.

Game Review: 'Doom Resurrection'
Doom Resurrection is a hearty first person shooter that will please both new joystick jockeys and long time fans.

Game Review: 'Alpine Racer'
Based on the arcade game, Alpine Racer is a fun, albeit short gaming experience.

Game Review: 'Frogger'
Frogger has new visuals, but the gameplay remains the same as the early eighties arcade classic.

Game Review: 'Gang$tar: West Coast Hustle'
Gang$tar: West Coast Hustle manages to bring the look, feel and fun of Grand Theft Auto to the iPhone/iPod Touch.

Game Review: 'Cleopatra'
Cleopatra is a carbon copy of the popular slot machine – except for the actual gambling, which takes away the fun of the original.

Game Review: 'Galaga Remix'
Galaga Remix accurately emulates the arcade classic, but shoddy controls and a suspect bonus version make it best for only hardcore fans.

Game Review: 'Diamond Twister'
Diamond Twister brings little new to the “match the jewels” formula – though hardcore gamers may like its tough learning curve.

Game Review: 'Bejeweled 2'
Bejeweled 2 is a carbon copy of the popular PC game – nothing more, nothing less.

Game Review: 'Oregon Trail'
Based on the old-school computer game, Oregon Trail blends 19th-century history with arcade gaming.

Game Review: 'NFL 2010'
NFL 2010 is a great football game that will please gridiron junkies and pigskin novices alike.

Game Review: 'Peggle'
Peggle is one of the most addictive puzzle games ever made – and it translates nearly perfectly to the mobile phone.

Game Review: 'Moonlights'
Moonlights is a unique puzzle game, but it really doesn’t stay interesting – or even get interesting – enough to keep you playing.

Game Review: 'Bookworm'
Bookworm is a simple, addictive game, though it is best for folks who really, really like words.

Game Review: 'TouchMaster Vol. 1'
The five-in-one puzzle game TouchMaster Vol. 1 tries to please everyone – and ultimately succeeds. Guaranteed fun here.

Game Review: 'Toki Tori'
Don’t be fooled by the cute exterior – Toki Tori will be challenging your puzzle skills for hours.

Game Review: '300 Bowl'
300 Bowl is a free, simple round of bowling. No frills, but it gets the job done.

Game Review: 'Occurro!'
Occurro! sets out to be a fast, intense arcade shooter and succeeds – nothing more, nothing less.

Game Review: 'Mega Man II'
Old-school fans will go nuts for Mega Man II, an exact replica of one of the best action/adventure games available on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Game Review: 'Top Gun'
Top Gun is a fun, albeit superficial, arcade flight sim loosely based on the ‘80s movie. Grab it for a quick rush.

Game Review: 'Knights Onrush'
Knights Onrush seems like a cute arcade game, but it really offers more strategy than the average pick up and play title.

Game Review: 'I Dig It'
I Dig It is one of the first must-have action games on the iPhone/iPod Touch. Check it out immediately.

Game Review: 'Castle Of Magic'
Despite tricky controls, Castle of Magic successfully brings the charm of old-school Nintendo platformers to the iPhone.

Game Review: 'Let's Golf'
Let’s Golf is an enjoyable round geared more towards arcade gamers than realistic putters.

Game Review: 'Deer Hunter 3D'
Humanitarian issues aside, Deer Hunter 3D successfully brings the best arcade elements of hunting to the iPhone.

Game Review: 'Blowfish'
The action game [Blowfish is about as deep as a fish tank, but it still is a fun, simple – and currently free – distraction.

Game Review: 'Puzzle Domino'
There are too many amazing puzzle games to recommend a mobile title as generic as Puzzle Domino. Spend your money elsewhere.

Game Review: 'Brothers In Arms: Hour Of Heroes'
Despite the best intentions, the ambitious Brothers In Arms: Hour Of Heroes is a messy, uncontrollable game. The next installment needs to be less buggy.

Game Review: 'Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles'
The visually-stunning PlayStation 3 adventure Assassin’s Creed: Altair’s Chronicles translates surprisingly well to the iPhone/iPod Touch. Worth a look.

Game Review: 'de Blob'
Refreshingly innocent and simple in play, de Blob gives a lengthy arcade experience and takes full advantage of the iPhone/iPod Touch’s tilt controls.

Game Review: 'Eliss'
Want something original? Eliss is an unusual retro game balancing on the delicate line between frustrating and addictive. Good luck playing just once.

Game Review: 'Adventure'
You may remember the Atari 2600 classic Adventure, but even old-school fans won’t be playing this exact replica long. Grab this free download for nostalgia purposes only.

Game Review: 'Zenonia'
Zenonia is one of the first role playing games on the iPhone and manages to capture the look and feel of classic RPGs, albeit with some control issues.

Game Review: 'Siberian Strike'
Siberian Strike brings blistering action and fast paced shooting to the iPhone. You’d be hard pressed to find a mobile game closer to the arcade experience.

Game Review: 'Platinum Solitaire'
Offering six different games, the highly polished Platinum Solitaire gives lots of bang for the buck. It will be a while before a better mobile solitaire game hits the market.

Guide Review: 'Paper Toss'
Paper Toss is simple: throw a wad of paper into a wastebasket. That said, this finger flicking game is absurdly addictive and better than many of the fancier titles available now.

Game Review: 'I Love Katamari'
Fans of the quirky Katamari Damacy video game series shouldn’t miss this near carbon copy of the originals. Despite the high price, it is a worthy purchase for those wanting fun, unique arcade action.

Game Review: 'Drop7'
Addictive from the start, Drop7 combines the strategy of Tetris with the number play of Suduko. The result is a must-have for all puzzle fans.

Game Review: 'Cops & Robbers'
The arcade game Cops & Robbers is a simple and fun diversion, but its limited gameplay and repetitive scenarios make it not worth the money. Consider other action games before purchasing this one.

Game Review: 'Wolfenstein 3D Classic'
Old-school gaming at its finest, Wolfenstein 3D Classic is a carbon copy of the early ‘90s PC shoot ‘em up. It’s about as deep as a kiddie pool, but good luck finding faster action on the mobile phone.

Game Review: 'Glyder'
Glyder is a unique aerial action game that will test the patience of even the most hardcore gamer. The high difficulty level may turn novices off, but the addictive gameplay and expansive world make it worth a look.

Review of Old-School Collection 'VH1 Classic Presents: Intellivision …
Review of Old-School Collection ‘VH1 Classic Presents: Intellivision for iPad’

Review of Action Game 'Splinter Cell Conviction' for Apple iP…
Review of Action Game ‘Splinter Cell Conviction’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Old-School Adventure 'Prince of Persia Retro' on iP…
Review of Old-School Adventure ‘Prince of Persia Retro’ for iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Trivia Game ‘Twilight Saga Eclipse Movie Game’ for iPho…
Review of Trivia Game ‘Twilight Saga Eclipse Movie Game’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Puzzle Game ‘Twilight Saga Memory Quest’ for the Apple …
Review of Puzzle Game ‘Twilight Saga Memory Quest’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Puzzle Game 'Boggle' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
Review of Puzzle Game ‘Boggle’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Arcade Game 'Tilt To Live' for the Apple iPhone, iP…
Review of Arcade Game ‘Tilt To Live’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Sports Game ‘John Madden NFL Football 2011’ for iPhone,…
Review of Sports Game ‘John Madden NFL Football 2011’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Sports Game 'NFL 2011' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
Review of Sports Game ‘NFL 2011’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Strategy Game 'Risk' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
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Review of Arcade Game '1942 First Strike' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
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Review of Arcade Game ‘Space Harrier II’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
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Review of Word Game 'HexaLex' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
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Review of Puzzle Game 'SquarO' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
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Review of Puzzle Game ‘Numba’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
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Review of Action Game 'Spider-man: Total Mayhem' for Apple iPhone, iPod, iPad
Review of Action Game ‘Spider-man: Total Mayhem’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Arcade Game ‘Meteor Blitz’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
Review of Arcade Game ‘Meteor Blitz’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Review of Action Game 'Pix'n Love Rush' for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad
Review of Action Game ‘Pix’n Love Rush’ for the Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad

Old-School Shooter 'R-Type' for iPhone, iPod
Old-School Shooter 'R-Type' for iPhone, iPod

Arcade Game 'Disney's TRON: Legacy' for the iPod and iPhone
Review of Arcade Game 'Disney's TRON: Legacy' for the iPod and iPhone

Review of Action Game 'Infinity Blade' for the iPhone, iPod, iPad
Review of Action Game 'Infinity Blade' for the iPhone, iPod, iPad

Review of Racing Game 'Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit' on iPhone, iPod
Review of Racing Game 'Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit' on iPhone, iPod

Review of Strategy Game 'Bomb Squad Patrol' on iPhone, iPod
Review of Strategy Game 'Bomb Squad Patrol' on iPhone, iPod

'Kurt Warner Football 101 for Kids' for iPhone, iPad, iPod
Kurt Warner Football 101 for Kids

'Kurt Warner Football 101 for Kids' for iPhone, iPad, iPod
Kurt Warner Football 101 for Kids

Strategy Game 'Tiny Wings' for the Apple iPhone and iPod
Strategy Game 'Tiny Wings' for the Apple iPhone and iPod

Review of Old-School Arcade Game 'Tapper World Tour' on iPhone, iPod, iPad
Review of Old-School Arcade Game 'Tapper World Tour' on iPhone, iPod, iPad

Review of Puzzle Game 'Burn the Rope' on the Apple iPad
Review of Puzzle Game 'Burn the Rope' on the Apple iPad

Review of Old-School Arcade Game 'Pac 'N Jump' on iPhone, iPod, iPad
Review of Old-School Arcade Game 'Pac 'N Jump' on iPhone, iPod, iPad

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