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  • 22Apr

    Super Yum Yum 3 for the iPhone/ iPod Touch

    Hungry for more Yum Yum fun? Last weekend, I was introduced to the latest chapter of Super Yum Yum by Airplay. Super Yum Yum 3 has come to the iPhone/ iPod Touch! This is the third installment of the Airplay series starting Leon the Chameleon. As in the first two episodes, Leon has had his children taken by his arch nemesis, Ms Tum Tum and its up to him to find them while eating fruit to navigate through different worlds. Upon first impression, the game appears to be very colorful and cute. Its highly reminiscent of a platformer with puzzles leading to the completion of each level. Super Yum Yum 3 features 4 worlds with 36 levels of fruit eating fun. Gameplay seems fun and has fairly intuitive controls. The player simply moves a finger along the screen to pull Leon toward each piece of fruit in order to eat

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  • 22Apr

    EA takes MySims undercover

    EA is taking the MySims friends undercover in a new IP, mystery-solving adventure game. The title will be for the Wii and DS. “We’re thrilled to bring you MySims Agents, the next game from MySims, something completely different than any MySims game before,” said Tim LeTourneau, General Manager of the MySims franchise. “Its mystery-meets-adventure theme allows players to hone their problem-solving skills while still enjoying all of the beloved MySims charm; characters, customisation and humour.” In the Wii version MySims Agents are hired to end the sinister plans of Morcubus, lord of the criminal underworld. Different MySims have different characteristics that can help you solve the mystery. In the DS version the MySims Agents are supposed to help the mayor stop a thief from stealing an ancient treasure. Both titles are due out worldwide Autumn 2009.

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  • 22Apr

    Gadgets that Go Green

    In celebration of Earth this year, we at GA wanted to look at what some gadget companies, and gadgets themselves that are doing their part of the environment. These gadgets/companies are in no particular order. 1) ISkin.com’s Pine Seedling promotion. If you make an order from Iskin.com on earth day, (April 22nd), not only will you get a wonderful case/skin for your ipod nano, touch or your Iphone, you will also receive a pine seedling which you can plant within your own community. This is great for people that wish to make their community a better place, and makes them feel like they are making an impact locally, while seeing the benefits for year to come. Source: http://www.iskin.com/ 2) Japanese Cell Phone Company’s begins selling Solar Powered Cell Phone The Japanese cell phone company KDDI Corp. will begin a solar powered cell phone as of Monday, April 27th 2009, which

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  • 22Apr

    Plan it Green SIM Launches Today – Earth Day!

    Merscom and National Geographic Games announced today’s release of Plan It Green, a building SIM that integrates green technology in a fast paced casual game. As mayor of your hometown, Greenville, you have vowed to bring about a new green future by changing the ways of the past. You are working with close supporters to restore Greenville to its former glory and beauty. Transform Greenville by building eco-homes, applying green upgrades and bringing new clean jobs and industry! Plan It Green is the first game that leverages the resources of National Geographic, an organization that was green when green wasn’t cool. The first green casual game, Plan It Green features: * Hours of gameplay in both campaign and free play mode! * Improve 8 neighborhoods across 45 levels! * Upgrade your hometown with parks, eco-homes and environmental upgrades * Build eco-friendly houses, stores and businesses * Utilize the latest eco-upgrades

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