About Nick Alfonse

Nick is a beer and game connoisseur. This New Jersey-ian loves his craft beers and does weekly reviews at The Examiner.


By |2011-07-10T22:59:22-05:00April 26, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

Travel back in time to ancient Asia with SteamPack’s latest title, SamuraiTale, which tosses gamers into a story of vengeance and violence in traditional beat-em-up gameplay fashion. After the sword master, Detuka is murdered by assassins from Dark Crows, the young disciple Ryugetu sets out on a mission of redemption which is steeped in blood. Armed with just a samurai sword and his thirst for revenge, Ryugetu battles his way through the swarms of enemies in true hack and slash style...

The Fish Dies in the End

By |2011-07-10T22:59:32-05:00April 26, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

Grab the sunscreen, pull on your swimming gear, and strap on your best pair of flippers, because Gutenberg Neto is taking iPhone gamers on an all new underwater adventure. Join our aquatic friend as he swims through the sea, avoiding enemies and obstacles to survive as long as possible in this fast paced side scrolling title...

Greedy Bankers

By |2011-07-10T23:00:10-05:00March 30, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

A perfectly titled game considering the current state of domestic and overseas economy, Greedy Bankers is one of the latest puzzle titles to grace iPhone users’ super-sensitive screens. Fast paced and quick moving, this game from Alistair Aitcheson draws influence from more classic titles such as Dr. Mario, Bejeweled, and Diamond Mine, as piles of gleaming jewels drop onto the screen for your grubby hands to collect. Armed with a keen eye and a propensity for hoarding all the cash in sight, players will find themselves acting like a kid in a candy store once entering the vaults within Greedy Bankers...

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Monster Mania

By |2011-07-10T23:00:15-05:00March 30, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

Side scrolling adventure fans, start stretching out your thumbs, as Rock Pocket is here to deliver another installment of patience testing fun. Immersed deep into a misty, spooky world, it is your task to carry our slightly cute monstrous friend towards the finish line while avoiding enemies and seemingly endless amounts of pitfalls. While the graphics and sound flourish in a wonderfully Halloween-esque world, Monster Mania isn’t without a few ghoulish problems of its own...

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Treasure Seekers II: The Enchanted Canvases

By |2011-07-10T23:00:23-05:00February 14, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

Dive headfirst into a Romanian castle shrouded in wonder and mystery with the inquisitive and determined protagonist, Nelly, in G5 Entertainment’s latest title, Treasure Seekers II: The Enchanted Canvases. An amped up version of traditional hidden puzzle games, G5 takes this to the next level with a constantly developing storyline, hordes of puzzles, and a number of unique minigames. Sounds pretty enticing, right?...

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By |2011-07-10T23:00:31-05:00February 14, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

Remember I Spy and Where’s Waldo? Of course you do. Enter swenGames, our tour guides through a digitized experience of the hidden object puzzles which used to frequent elementary schools across the country. Offering up a smattering of items such as birds, animals, cartoon characters, clocks, and more, each stage lays out 20 targets to pick out amongst a horde of decoys which continually play tricks on the eyes...

My Virtual Girlfriend

By |2011-07-10T23:01:48-05:00January 20, 2011|iPhone Reviews|

The dating scene got you down? Sick of weird parties you hate and crowded bars filled with people you don’t feel like talking to? Tired of being ordered around and answering your current girlfriend’s beck and call 24 hours per day? Well, have no fear, as WET Productions Inc. is here to quell your woman woes, be they real or imaginary, with My Virtual Girlfriend. This dating simulation app is capable of taking people to new heights, or new lows, depending on what kind of potential womanizer you might be, all for the cheap price of just 99 cents...

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