A Single Pixel today announces Rocket Gold 2.0 for iOS, a major update to their realistic rocket and gravity arcade game. With two hands in landscape mode, players maneuver a small capsule with a single thruster, pick up large fuel orbs from the Moon’s surface, and tow them to their destination. Players control rotation of the capsule, its thrust and plasma cannon. Besides the complex physics of objects of high mass in low gravity, players must contend with various weapons guarding the orbs.
Independent game developer Swift Fox Software is happy to announce the release of their newest iOS game, Rocket Chimp 1.0.0. Take the role of Ham the space chimp on his first voyage into the great unknown. Avoid asteroids, comets, and other space debris while collecting fuel to keep flying. Using the ship’s shields he can bust through anything that stands in his path. Don’t forget to collect fuel canisters or you’ll be parachuting to Earth. The game features simple tilt and touch based control.
Independent game developer Rocket 5 Studios introduces Alien Booth 1.0, their new morphing app for iOS devices. Using simple on-screen controls, create fun and realistic looking aliens from pictures taken with the iPhone camera or that are already stored in the iPhone, iPad or Touch photo library. Easily share aliens on Facebook, Twitter or email from within the app. Save aliens to the photo library and then send them via MMS. And the aliens make great avatars for use on social networking sites.
Houdah Software today announces Search Rocket 1.5 for iPad. Search Rocket is a web search accelerator. It allows for quickly searching the web as well as individual web sites. Through the use of shortcuts, it makes selecting a search engine easy and fast. Search Rocket comes pre-configured with many popular search engines as well as a large selection of web sites. Version 1.5 adds support for the iPad. It is a free upgrade for users of ACTRocket for iPhone.