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App Mix: Top Gun, Caster, Michelin, inTouch

Paramount Digital Entertainment has released its new Top Gun game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Developed by Freeverse, Top Gun places players in the shoes of a new recruit, who is being trained by Maverick and Iceman at the Top Gun Academy. The game offers users a choice between the F-22 Raptor or a B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber, and features ten missions set in a variety of environments, medal and achievements, “Danger Zones” to avoid, customizable handles, unlockable content and easter eggs, target-locking missiles and Vulcan cannons as weapons, and more. Top Gun is available now and sells for $2.

Elecorn has released Caster, its new game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Caster is a third-person shooter, in which players must use six unique attacks to destroy enemy Flanx and heal an infected land to bring trees back to life. Features include a soundtrack by Trance Emerson, 15 different landscapes, three difficulty levels, and more. Caster sells for $5.

Michelin has introduced its new Michelin Guide Restaurants for New York City and San Francisco in the U.S., as well as guides for Germany, Spain + Portugal, Italy, and the U.K. in Europe. These iPhone and iPod touch applications offer users listings of all the restaurants selected by the Michelin guide, including both starred eateries and Bib Gourmand locations that represent a good value. Each listing includes the restaurant’s address, phone number, opening hours, awards and Michelin guide comments; users can find nearby restaurants and call for reservations, and can share their opinions of eateries they visit. A search by name feature, however, appears to be absent. The Michelin Guide Restaurants apps for the U.S. and Europe are sold individually and are priced between $7 and $10 each.

Inversity has debuted inTouch Address Book, its new application for the iPhone. InTouch Address Book is designed to automatically keep track of what time zone users are in relative to their contacts, displaying a red (unavailable), yellow (about to be unavailable), and green (available) markers next to each contact to indicate whether it’s appropriate to call at that time. Users can also manually set contacts’ time zones, and can also enter a schedule for each to ensure that they don’t call during work hours. InTouch Address Book is available now and sells for $3.

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1

For the game “Top Gun” I bought it as soon as I heard it came out. It was very cheap and very worth it. Only thing is I cannot pass mission 3! I tried it at least 30 times! Can’t get passed the part where you have to take out the boats. Whenever I lock on my target i shoot the missile but my plane fly’s by it to fast so therefor the mission is endless until I die on purpose. Is anyone having the same problem as me?

Posted by Mattie Gee on May 5, 2009 at 9:28 PM (CDT)

2

negative, ghostrider.  i just lock onto the gunboats and launch missiles as i go over ‘em.  even though you fly past them, your missiles still land.  just make sure that you are lined up and trying to aim at gunboat when you pass that part of the mission.  i try to focus on one or two, and that made the level a lot easier.  cheers!

Posted by mickey p. on May 6, 2009 at 12:26 PM (CDT)

3

Wait you said shoot 2 boats? Cause I did that and yeah it doesn’t seem to be working =(

Posted by Mattie Gee on May 6, 2009 at 5:42 PM (CDT)

4

Never mind I finally got it lol.

Posted by Mattie Gee on May 6, 2009 at 5:57 PM (CDT)

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