Addictive app towers above the rest

Nov 6, 2009

Clear-cut and challenging, Fieldrunners is the best of the crowded “tower defense” genre of iPhone apps. The $2.99 game is set in World War II, and requires players to construct machine-gun turrets and cruise-missile stations to guard against enemy soldiers that run left-to-right across your battlefield screen. Fieldrunners is great for Saturdays, as you’ll spend […]

Clear-cut and challenging, Fieldrunners is the best of the crowded “tower defense” genre of iPhone apps. The $2.99 game is set in World War II, and requires players to construct machine-gun turrets and cruise-missile stations to guard against enemy soldiers that run left-to-right across your battlefield screen. Fieldrunners is great for Saturdays, as you’ll spend hours and hours playing this addictive game.

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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