Welcome ApPoppa: The Review Index For Portable Apps
UPDATE @ 5/13/10: Arnold's made some changes to Appoppa.com, but he's also looking for suggestions! What reviews are you looking for? What would you like to see featured? What changes would you like to see made? Sound off in the comments section here!
ORIGINAL @ 4/26/10: You're likely familiar with GameRankings, Metacritic and RottenTomatoes. But in this ever-expanding world of technical wizardry, we need all our bases covered.
Hence, ApPoppa, a freshly launched review index that specifically targets handheld applications for devices like Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm, and Windows. You may know the launcher of the site; he sorta helped create another site, of which many of you are a part. Yep, Arnold Katayev has decided to attempt a new endeavor that should be much appreciated by the growing number of app-players in the world, and you can already see how updates will be handled. Each entry goes up blog-style and you see a list of the acquired reviews, along with their scores and a brief statement from each review. You will also get the benefit of a little video for some games; if you visit now, you'll find summaries for Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II (iPhone), Keepy Uppy (Android, BlackBerry, iPhone), Street Fighter IV (iPhone), Avatar (iPhone), Need for Speed Undercover (Palm Pre) and Trapster (Android). And as with all new sites, I'm willing to bet it's a work in progress so if you have any suggestions for Arnold, feel free to leave them in the Comments section below. As it says on ApPoppa, you shouldn't have to "waste money, time, and storage space downloading useless apps." ...that's a maxim that most all portable owners and players can get behind.
Personally, just the existence of FFII - only released on the Famicom in Japan back in 1988 - is almost enough to make me want an iPhone. What I won't do for my beloved Final Fantasy series...
5/13/2010 3:13:48 PM Ben Dutka