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ISBN 9781439895856
Published December 15, 2011 by A K Peters/CRC Press
244 Pages

 
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Book Description

This book presents some of the most interesting iPhone and iPad games, along with stories of the people behind these games. It describes hundreds of titles, including well-known games and hidden games, and provides insight into the development of games for the iOS platform.

Table of Contents

100 Rogues
Across Age DX
Angry Birds
Babylonian Twins Premium
Battle for Wesnoth
Blobster
The Blocks Cometh
Broken Sword
Canabalt
Compression
Cow Trouble
Cut the Rope
Dark Nebula
Dirt
Doodle Jump
Doom II RPG
Edge
Enviro-Bear 2010
EpicWin
Flight Control
     Forget-Me-Not 
     Frogatto 
     Fruit Ninja 
     Garage Inc. 
     Geared 
     Godville 
     Halcyon 
     Hand of Greed 
     Hard Lines 
     Helsing’s Fire 
     Hook Champ 
     The Incident 
     Infinity Blade 
     Jet Car Stunts 
     Karoshi 
     Labyrinth 2 
     Land-a Panda 
     Minigore 
     Monkey Island 
     Mos Speedrun 
     Nimble Strong 
     No, Human 
     Osmos 
     Pizza Boy 
     Plants vs. Zombies 
     Pocket God 
     Pocket Legends 
     Poto and Cabenga 
     The Raging Dead
     Robosockets 
     Rolando 
     A Short Game About Jumping
     Shot Shot Shoot 
     Silverfish 
     Sissy’s Magical Ponycorn Adventure 
     Solipskier 
     Soosiz
Space Miner 
Spider 
Super Stickman Golf 
Superbrothers 
Sword of Fargoal 
Tilt to Live 
Tiny Tower 
Toki Tori 
Words With Friends 
Zen Bound
Acknowledgments

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Biography

Ryan Rigney is a freelance journalist who has covered the video-game industry from every angle for publications and sites including Gamasutra, PC Gamer and GamePro. He lives in Oxford, MS, where he is pursuing an education in journalism at Ole Miss' Meek School of Journalism and New Media. 

Reviews

"An in-depth exploration of gaming's fastest growing space penned by one of its most avid and enthusiastic advocates."
— Will Herring, reviews editor at GamePro Magazine

"The App Store is so incredibly fluid, the way Buttonless locks the wonderful little stories behind them in typographical amber is nothing short of a public service."
— Justin McElroy, managing editor at Joystiq.com