Rolando: A New, Better Kind of iPhone Clone

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Rolando isn't the name of some Chinese OEM iPhone knockoff, it's an iPhone game in development that looks a lot like Sony's LocoRoco. But that's not necessarily a bad thing. Players simply gesture with their finger for easy controls in gamplay that doesn't require d-pads or all that crazy, this-will-never-fly-on-the-subway tilting. And the video looks fantastic...with a song that will get stuck in your head for the rest of the day:

The developer is aiming for an August release and a price of $9.99, but both of those issues are still subject to change. [Rolando via TUAW]

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Wow...we (as in, the Gizettes and Gizzards), were just talking about how LocoRoco should come to the iPhone!

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