Boss Launch 2 offers a new take on the recently established Angry Birds genre.  The game channels more than the popular Angry Birds for inspiration by adding zombies to the mix. The objective of the game is to launch your boss out of his comfy arm chair and into the zombies. The idea is sound, and the game-play fairly fun. The best part about Boss Launch 2 is that its free (ad supported). While a potentially great game, Boss Launch 2 doesn’t come without its flaws. Video and pictures after the break.

Vector defense is tower defense game that is similar to Retro Defense – if you are familiar; It uses a grid layout and you tap the grids to build your towers. In all, there are 9 visually different towers that do three different kinds of damage. Vector Defense is a very fun and challenging game, but does the game justify the money?

Read on for more review and pictures of game-play.

Broiled Earth is the first solid tank strategy game offered on WP7. If you’ve played Scorched Earth on the PC, then you will feel at home with Broiled Earth(even the name is pretty similar). Broiled Earth brings a lot of different weapon choices, from tactical nukes, to earth bombs, and has a lot of depth in  game-play mechanics and options. The game is a lot of fun, but is it worth $3? Read more below to find out.

Update: The developer released an update yesterday that has addressed some of my original concerns. Along with some general tweaks, a new level was added, and you can now turn off wind, or turn it to static. The fact that the developer is listening to customer concerns and rolling out updates is all very encouraging, and makes me feel like maybe $3 isn't too much after all. Video and pictures after the break.

Chicks'n'Vixens is a ridiculously addicting game which does a good job of reproducing the famous Angry Birds game play. In place of birds we have chickens, and instead of killing pigs, we have vixens. The game plays out strikingly similar to Angry Birds. For example, instead of a slingshot, we have a cannon, but the cannon power/trajectory operates like a slingshot – a fact that the developers points out in the game description. Like Angry Birds, Chicks’n’Vixens has progressively harder levels with fortresses built of materials with differing toughness. The player has to use their chicken’s special abilities to most effectively destroy these fortresses which protect the Vixens. Video and pictures after the break.

Sprint's product chief Fared Adib
On Thursday February 24th, Sprint will announce its first Windows Phone. It will be an HTC 7 Pro, but renamed Arrive, specifically for Sprint. Let me be clear upfront, this looks to be a quality landscape sliding keyboard device. But that’s the problem - Sprint almost exclusively releases landscape keyboard sliders. For those of us who want a larger screen, without the thickness of a keyboard, our best bet is the Evo 4G, which is among one of the thickest, if not the thickest, slate device on the market today. Why can’t we get hardware on par with the Droid X, or Droid Incredible? Or speaking WP7 hardware, why can’t Sprint get something comparable to the Samsung Focus, which has a brilliant 4” SAMOLED, and is about as thin as an iPhone 4. 

More after the break.

Pixel Man Zero
Pixel Man is a side scrolling plat-former of the most basic form. Your goal is to get from point A to point B, avoiding lava and falls along your way. You have three controls, left, right, and jump. The graphics and sound effects compliment this basic gameplay, making Pixel Man a very polished, and somewhat addicting game to play.

Pixel Man Zero is the free version of Pixel Man. It is exactly like the paid version, except with an ad running along the top. The ad clashes with the very clean, clutter free layout, but you have to decide whether keeping that aesthetic is worth 99 cents. Video and pictures after the break.

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