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It appears as though the wait for Square Enix’s ‘Final Fantasy Tactics’ iPhone game is finally coming to an end. In a post on their European Blog, Square Enix announced that ‘Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions’ will become available in the App Store on Thursday for £10.99. In the US, the price should look more like $14.99. The game is a remake of ‘Final Fantasy Tactics’, which released for the Sony PlayStation before Steve…

Sid Meier’s Pirates! for iPad rises to #2 on the chart this week, standing alone with Apple’s Pages amongst a sea of angry-birds. Rovio is dominating the top-sellers list, with all three of their titles – Angry Birds HD, Angry Birds Seasons HD and Angry Birds Rio all ranking in the Top 5 in The App Store. #1 Angry Birds HD The top selling game of all time now sports a mind-blowing total 270 levels…

Price: $1.99 Score: 9/10 Category: Games There’s a new flubbery Blobster on the block and he could be the secret to saving Blobtopia from the so-called Big and Powerful Corporation. All this little red goo ball has to do is maneuver through beautiful and brightly colored worlds collecting pollution that threatens to ruin the world. The objective sounds simple, but saving Blobtopia also means evading enemies, avoiding pitfalls, only swimming in water features when you…

Price: $2.99 Score: 9/10 Category: Games The historical warriors highlighted on Macs, PCs and video game consoles found a new home on iOS. Welcome to Swords & Soldiers, a unique and absolutely addictive side-scrolling RTS available for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. At first glance Swords and Soldiers doesn’t feel like much to gawk at. The cartoonish graphics and average feeling tutorial could lead some to judge this title a little too early, but give…

One of the most ambitious games released so far this year, Sid Meier’s Pirates! (iTunes link) is a swashbuckling new title fully optimized for the iPad 2 from developer 2K Games. Set sail and captain 27 fully-decked out old-world pirate ships in Sid Meier’s Pirates! Upgrade your weapons, cannons and ammo to build the most powerful battleship on the high-seas. Uncover hidden treasure maps and embark on dangerous and daring missions to lay siege to ports…

Price: $1.99 Score: 8/10 Category: Games Chicks need to eat, and in Hungry Chicks HD it’s your job to make sure they eat. This short burst puzzler plays a lot like the multi-level puzzlers of Cut the Rope or Angry Birds, but instead of cutting ropes or launching birds, this time players guide momma and poppa bird to food and then their chicks. Players navigate the screen by tapping around the birds to send them…

Price: $1.99 Score: 7/10 Category: Games The title alone is enough to make Torture Bunny one of the more polarizing Chillingo releases of late, but for those suddenly questioning the morals of Apple’s app store policy, this is more of a rag doll physics game than a practice in animal torture. For some the slight difference is unjustifiable, but for those willing to torture a bunny at the depths of a dungeon, Torture Bunny could…

Price: $0.99 Score: 5/10 Category: Games Care to join the rat race and turn your iDevice into a hamster wheel? Download Finger Shoes and tap away on a predetermined track as the graphics whisk by. That’s pretty much all there is to Finger Shoes, but this is one time when simplicity isn’t necessarily an asset. Finger Shoes starts at the beginning of a map featuring about eight levels. The first level, School, teaches…

Despite sending out a newsletter advising incoming Angry Birds Rio and Angry Birds updates Wednesday, few expected Rovio Mobile to release the second half of “Carnival Upheaval”, a 15 level update, so soon. If Rovio is going by what they reported on Wednesday, another set of “Mine and Dine” levels for the original Angry Birds game will launch before the calender turns to august. The update is now available for download on the iPhone, iPad,…

Price: $0.99 Score: 9/10 Category: Games A challenging puzzle game from developer Curious Bit, Perfect Slice for iPhone and Perfect Slice HD for iPad are full of fun, colorful mindbenders. The name of the game is precise slicing. Using your finger to draw a path through an object, the goal is to slice it into two even parts. The closer to 50:50 you get – the “perfect slice” – the higher your score. Symmetrical objects…

A freshly updated Angry Birds Seasons HD rises to the number one spot this week, with the hectic Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing coming in at number two. The original and entertaining Video Time Machine, the Apple word processor Pages and Battleship for iPad round out this week’s top 5 best-selling iPad apps. #1 Angry Birds Seasons HD The holiday-themed Angry Birds Seasons HD has just received yet another free update, and now features a…

Ever wish you could play your favorite Xbox 360 game on your favorite Apple device? Your dreams may become a reality thanks to Andrew Russell, an independent programmer. Russell is developing ExEn, an open source software that will allow developers to port games created with XNA (the kit behind most Xbox 360 games) to platforms such as iOS and Silverlight. As if the iOS App Store didn’t have enough games already, it’s going to have…

Further marking the 20th Anniversary of its blue and speedy mascot, Sega has one more treat for Sonic fans today in the form of a Mario Kart style racer, ‘Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing’ for iOS devices. The title, which launched on consoles over a year ago, is now available for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices through the iOS App Store. Today and tomorrow you’ll be able to pick up ‘Sonic & SEGA All-Stars…