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.

Shifting Sands

By |2011-07-10T23:11:31-05:00May 27, 2010|iPhone Reviews|

Welcome to Shifting Sands, a puzzle title which resembles those wooden labyrinth marble games you might have enjoyed as a kid. You’re character and tour guide through these mazes is in fact Shifting Sand, a mustardy yellow splotch with googly eyes and an expressionless mouth. Although not without its quirks, LagMac Studio created a basic, yet somewhat entertaining title...

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Tap Tap: Nirvana Revenge

By |2011-07-10T23:12:13-05:00May 17, 2010|iPhone Reviews|

Dig out those old flannel shirts and Doc Martens, Tap Tap Revenge Nirvana is here! Featuring 13 classic songs from one of the most iconic bands in rock history, Tapulous scores another hit in their popular series of musical tapping fury titles. Four difficulty levels, multiplayer battle mode, and some bonus treats scattered throughout are just some of the features in this headbanging app...

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Skate It

By |2011-07-10T23:12:38-05:00May 14, 2010|iPhone Reviews|

Extreme sports and skateboarding sim enthusiasts, brace yourselves; as the revolutionary console game has finally been adapted for your mobile device. Realistic graphics, authentic skaters and brands, and a 12 song soundtrack are just some of the items to look forward to in the latest Electronic Arts iPod title. Using a similar control system to the console version, Skate It relies on a “flick it” system for tricks, which is highly unique, but not exactly the easiest thing to master...

Hand of Greed

By |2011-07-10T23:12:58-05:00May 7, 2010|iPhone Reviews|

A test of reflexes, speed, and hand-eye coordination, Hand of Greed is a vicious game of jewel collecting, as spinning blades, traps, and explosive orbs threaten to keep your grubby hands out of the cookie jar. Loaded with plenty of puzzling timing challenges, this one keeps you coming back for more, as the levels become increasingly difficult, to the point of near frustration. Broken down into five worlds with ten stages for each, Hand of Greed probably isn’t something you’ll be taking down in one sitting...

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Tune Runner Fusion

By |2011-07-10T23:13:05-05:00May 4, 2010|iPhone Reviews|

Enter Groov-EE, the jogging stick figure with an old school boom box for a head, and tour guide on this ride through your personal iTunes music library. Somewhat of a mash-up between Dance, Dance Revolution and a drawing application, Tune Runner Fusion uses music on your iPhone o0r iPod Touch as a soundtrack for each level of the game, allowing for seemingly endless variations and combinations which are only limited by the content on your device...

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