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"OMG, I had no idea this was in the app store!"

10-31-2010, 08:20 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,096
"OMG, I had no idea this was in the app store!"

Have you ever accidentally come across a game in the app store that you love, but previously had no idea was there?

Earlier I was thinking about two of my favorite old adventure games - Simon the Sorcerer 1 and 2. Then I came across a thread on a gaming site about old adventure games, and someone mentioned that the Simon games could be played on iPhone. I was like:

Next thing you know, I'm on iTunes, and both Simon games are there, and on sale for $2 each. Bought!

Anyone else with a similar story to tell?
10-31-2010, 09:04 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Don't stalk me.
Posts: 249
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chocolate View Post
Have you ever accidentally come across a game in the app store that you love, but previously had no idea was there?

Earlier I was thinking about two of my favorite old adventure games - Simon the Sorcerer 1 and 2. Then I came across a thread on a gaming site about old adventure games, and someone mentioned that the Simon games could be played on iPhone. I was like:

Next thing you know, I'm on iTunes, and both Simon games are there, and on sale for $2 each. Bought!

Anyone else with a similar story to tell?
Nope

10-31-2010, 09:06 PM
#3
Actually this just happened. Just saw Metal Slug in the app store. Buying it now
10-31-2010, 09:37 PM
#4
Metal slug must have been PUlled before cause I just saw it and looked for it before. There is also desert slug. Are any of these two games worth getting cause reviews aren't favorable for kettle slug and it's 5 bucks.
10-31-2010, 09:37 PM
#5
Oh and it happened to me recently with pandemonium.
11-01-2010, 10:25 AM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Location: In your closet
Posts: 2,691
flood it 2, frict

you can find some surprises while aimlessly clicking at the "people who have bought this also bought" apps at the bottom of each app page.

add me on PSN = uranium65
11-01-2010, 10:48 AM
#7
Clusterball

Have a look at Naruto RPG!
Look at Gamebook Adventures for iPhone/iPod/iPad!
I do app descriptions for free
11-01-2010, 10:54 AM
#8
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,916
I wanted Bubble bobble on the iphone...now I have it...and I don't like it

I love this world!
11-01-2010, 01:05 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,779
I almost get moments like this on AppShopper.com occasionally.

I track all of the incoming games OBSESSIVELY and usually dozens of times a day...so then when I see an update to a game that I never knew existed that I would have snagged instantly on release had I known about it always deeks me.

Even more painful are when I find out about some game here at TA that never even showed up in AppShopper (that clearly isn't ALL powerful).

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
Twitter: LordGek
GameCenter, iTunes: Lord Gek
My iTunes Reviews
11-01-2010, 02:30 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 2,415
a long time ago..civ revolution