IGN: Retro on iPhone, Vol. 2

The App Store is a true marketplace of ideas, where puzzlers compete for eyeballs with driving games. There is still a Wild West mentality to iPhone gaming with developers feeling out not just what concepts and ideas work best on the platform, but also what kinds of games players really want for the device. This has lead to puzzle games about untangling wires, shooters made out of clay, and attempts to squeeze hardcore videogames on to the new platform. It's also inspired a lot of smaller developers to look to the past for inspiration -- to a time when gamplay was king because, well, the graphics sure weren't going to save a poor concept.

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