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Best Top Digger Truck Kids Games For iPad & iPhone

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There are a couple of great truck games on the iPad you might enjoy for your kids that I wanted to share. As far as construction truck and Schoolbus games for kids go, these are …

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Here’s why we can’t ignore the iPhone

Submitted by on August 22, 2009 – 9:35 am3 Comments

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According to Apple’s very forthright and public response to the FCC’s investigation into the iPhone App Store (there’s a whole Apple vs Google mess going on right now), Apple receives about 8,500 new submissions every week. John Gruber of Mac weblog Daring Fireball has done the math, and with a 40 person review team that means each member has to review 40 apps a day. I bet that’s kind of a sucky job.

I’m a happy iPhone owner but I have been critical of what kind of gaming you can actually do on the device. Rehashes of longtime Mac-preinstall-favorite Cro-Mag Rally, and weird-ass conversions of Sonic the Hedgehog and Pac-Man… well, those aren’t really doing it for me. Right now, you’ve got a bare handful of iPhone games that one could truly call great. But with 8,500 new submissions every week, eventually a preponderance of amazing games are going to shake out. It’s just probability in action.

Sure, Sony says that the PSPGo’s new “minis” downloadable store is not positioned to compete with the iPhone/iPod Touch… but that’s a lie.

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  • http://www.aeropause.com ShaneW

    I was aware there was a lot of submissions because I WAS involved in the development of one with someone, but I didn't know it was that much!

    There is a lot of great games out there now, but honestly I feel overwhelmed and broke from all the 99 cent purchases that I never play. Plus I just don't have the time to beat the good ones like Zen Bound, Rolando and iDracula

  • Vixx

    I too am a happy iPhone owner, but – unless there are MAJOR changes – the iPhone is never gonna be my game platform of choice: not even when you factor in its portability. I've had my fingers (and wallet) burnt too many times on crappy games. As cool as it would be to have a gaming device and phone in one, for now I'd rather swallow the inconvenience of having to carry my PSP and DS with me, even if the games cost more.

  • http://silenthillheaven.com Vixx

    I too am a happy iPhone owner, but – unless there are MAJOR changes – the iPhone is never gonna be my game platform of choice: not even when you factor in its portability. I've had my fingers (and wallet) burnt too many times on crappy games. As cool as it would be to have a gaming device and phone in one, for now I'd rather swallow the inconvenience of having to carry my PSP and DS with me, even if the games cost more.