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Things Sony and Nintendo can learn from Apple

Not that they asked for the advice

2008 saw Apple prove its worth as a competitor in the handheld console market dominated by Sony and Nintendo. We've rounded up the things both gaming giants could learn from Apple. And for good measure we've compiled a list of the greatest iphone games available.

Puzzlers

Alternate Endings
This is more of a video 'Choose Your Own Adventure' than anything else, good for a quick bus trip. But it is a nice throwback to the days when full-motion video games were considered cutting-edge. Ah, Night Trap, I miss you.

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Adventure
The classic Atari 2600 game, on your iPhone. It's a little twitchy, but hey, it's free.

Blackbeard's Assault
Match cannonball colors and keep them from hitting the X. If you've ever played Zuma, you'll feel right at home.

Booty Blocks
What is it about pirate puzzle games? Flick booty around the screen with your fingers.

Word Warp
Here's a quick little vocabulary game, kind of like what you'd see in the newspaper - if you still read newspapers.

Enigmo
In this brain bender you use objects to angle water drops and solve puzzles.

Aurora Feint - The Beginning
It's an online role-playing puzzle game! If you're a fan of Puzzle Quest, you'll get hooked on Aurora Feint. Consider yourself warned.

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