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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…

The Angry Birds duo continues to dominate the app store this week, but old-favorite Fruit Ninja climbs up to the #2 spot with a recent game update. New Zynga title Hanging with Friends drops down to the #5 position this week, with the beautiful Tiny Wings making up this week’s Top 5 best selling iPhone games. #1 Angry Birds The top selling iPhone game of all time now sports a mind-blowing 225 levels packed full…

Price: $0.99 Score: 7/10 Category: Games I try to tread lightly when referring to a game as being a “clone” of another game. However, I suspect Chillingo was banking on using the success of the immensely popular Doodle Jump to drive sales to their new game, Let’s Jump. With respect, Let’s Jump is a fairly blatant clone of Doodle Jump; at least in the single-player mode. You see, the as the title implies, Let’s Jump…

Price: $0.99 Score: 6/10 Category: Games A bright and colorful block-busting game, Bricks Buster is a retro arcade throwback from developer TopLineSoft Systems. A classic breakout-style game, Bricks Buster pits your reflexes against a wall of destructible bricks. Using just a bat and ball, the goal is to take out as many of the bricks as you can. The more bricks you can destroy, the higher your score. There are 20 levels in all, and…

The Angry Birds duo continues to dominate the app store this week, with new Zynga title Hanging with Friends dropping down to the #4 position. The beautiful Tiny Wings and the ever-popular Fruit Ninja round out this week’s best selling iPhone games. #1 Angry Birds The top selling iPhone game of all time now sports a mind-blowing 225 levels packed full of angry action, as well as leaderboards and achievements and a bunch of social…

Price: $0.99 Score: 9/10 Category: Games The loveable goldfish Mighty Fin bought a vacation from the highly suspicious Shady Sal. Now he’s bouncing from one ocean to the next in a mad dash for survival. That’s the premise of the new swimming adventure from Launching Pad Games, and despite claims of Tiny Wings inspiration, this is a trip unto its own. Of course the two titles share quirky cartoonish graphics and one touch controls, but…

Angry Birds has reclaimed the #1 spot this week, with last week’s addictive physics puzzler Feed Me Oil slipping down to #8 on the charts. New Zynga title Hanging with Friends received both iPhone Game of the Week and has taken hold of the #2 position. A new update to Pocket God sees its return to the top 5, while Tiny Wings and Angry Birds Rio round out this week’s best selling iPhone games. #1…

Apple loves to follow up their annual WWDC conference with an awards page that recognizes “excellence in iPhone, iPad, and Mac app design”. And this year’s winners are… iPhone Developer Showcase Infinity Blade Chair Entertainment Golfscape GPS Rangefinder Shotzoom Cut the Rope Chillingo iPad Developer Showcase djay algoriddim GmbH Osmos Hemisphere Games Our Choice Push Pop Press Mac Developer Showcase Capo SuperMegaUltraGroovy Pixelmator Pixelmator Team Anomaly Warzone Earth 11 Bit Studios

Angry Birds Rio has just received a big new update, with the release of v1.2 today. Here’s what’s included: A whole new episode – it’s time to Samba! 15 all new levels New bird type This adds on to the existing four episodes and 105 levels which makes for a lot of angry action. The Angry Birds Rio update is available as a free download on iTunes. $0.99 for iPhone (iTunes link) $2.99 for iPad…

Price: $0.99 Score: 10/10 Category: Games It takes a solid game to jump straight to the number one spot on iTunes and snare the much-coveted iPhone Game of the Week award. Developed by Chillingo, Feed Me Oil [iTunes Link] is a highly-polished and innovative physics-based puzzler, well deserving of its rise to the top of the charts. A unique game, the object of Feed Me Oil, as odd as it sounds, is to save…