The Week in Gaming Apps

Another week in gaming apps has passed, giving us a chance to chomp with Pac-Man, grind some Gears, take our pig for a stroll, and do whatever it is you do with a Destructopus.

And what do we have there at the end? Is that a Windows Phone 7 game in our list? Why yes, I do believe it is, and on my own Windows Phone 7 no less, as promised. Hopefully the other guy that owns a Windows Phone 7 appreciates my dedication.

If you have a suggestion for an app for the iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 7 that you'd like to see highlighted, let us know.

The Week in Gaming AppsGears is a Study of Mechanic Art

Rolling-ball games, with their single control and simple purpose are another genre perfect for mobile platforms, though it can be hard to stand out with much distinction. That is not a problem faced by Gears an iOS game that marries Marble Madness and H.G. Wells. A gorgeous, easily understandable game, Gears ladles on the visual appeal while delivering compact gameplay that is swiftly learned and difficult to master. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsThe Story of a Pig and His Big Day Out

So many iPhone games are about points, or killing, or money, or twitching. Sometimes it's just nice to kick back and guide a pig through a story. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsThis Devilish Marriage of Pac-Man and Bejeweled is a Must Play

As match three games go, Pac-Chomp is a doozie, especially for those among us who happen to love the aesthetics and memories of Pac-Man and his glowing ghost pals. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsDestructopus! Brings Out the Rampaging Sea Monster In Your iPhone

Take the destruction and human-crushing glee of classic mega-monster game Rampage, make it a side-scrolling iOS game, throw in some adorable animals in distress and you've got the highly entertaining Destructopus!, now available for iPhone and iPod touch. More »


The Week in Gaming AppsEnigmo is Good to the Last Drop on Windows Phone 7

While Pangea Software's dripping liquid puzzle game may have been around in one form or another since 2003, Enigmo is brand-new to Windows Phone 7 users, and it's making a splash. More »