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iPhone: iBaseball is out

10-15-2008, 10:16 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 80
iBaseball is out


I think it is time for apple to design their own "wii-like" rubber cover for the iphone.
10-15-2008, 10:34 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Rexburg, ID
Posts: 455
Woo hoo! I may, just may collect all of the i(name of sport) games... if they stay free, that is...

BTW, my case for my Touch is like a Wiimote case. Its by a company named Speck, and it is black! Woot for Wii-like sport games!

10-15-2008, 10:57 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 4,017
Looks like SGN is "porting" WiiSports-sic games to iPhone/iTouch -- one at a time.

Downloading. Love the iBowling, and can't wait to see the next instalment (iTennis anyone?).
10-16-2008, 08:26 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: PA, USA
Posts: 744
iBowling is ok, and so is iGolf. Both have a ton of room for improvement. Personally, I like developers to perfect one game before moving on to the next one. Hopefully they will continue to perfect the other titles while creating these new games.
10-16-2008, 09:47 AM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,475
Have to agree with Nickels. iBowl is fun for 5 minutes tops. There's just not much too it and there could be. I can't even tell if it is possible to spin the ball by a wrist twist. Maybe it does, but if so I can't tell. Perhaps it isn't possible to get that kind of input detail from the accelerometer. If not then there is little point in continuing with the effort, but if it can be done on the Wii, why not here?
10-16-2008, 03:41 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Berlin/Germany
Posts: 946
iBaseball crashes every time I launch it, even after restarting my iPhone. So, for me, there's not so much fun left .


Plus+: Lakeshore / OpenFeint & Game Center: taptoplay.de
10-16-2008, 08:08 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 174
I got it today but haven't had time to play it. I love iBowling but it always makes me nervous I'm going to send the phone flying lol
10-16-2008, 08:33 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posts: 1,401
This is fun for like two minutes. You can only throw two diff pitches and have to strike out the opponent before you can bat. So, after 27 hits later, i finally got to bat and i wasn't all that impressed. Maybe if they added a couple more diff pitches and let you choose whether you want to bat or pitch, than this game would be a lot funner...
03-30-2009, 03:22 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 44
Having tried the bowling app .. i thought i should try this one too .. but then it s a little hard to kind of actually swing the device .. god i m scared