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  • Publisher: Playrix
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 23.9 MB
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating:
    Not enough votes.
App description: [Unlock the full version from within the game.]

Olympic Gems is a mega-addictive puzzle game jam-packed with fun features and twists. It takes you and your friends on an exciting gem-swapping journey back to ancient times to conquer Mount Olympus. Check out who will be the first to make it from a slave to the almighty king of the gods! Let the competitive juices flow. Ready, Set, Swap!

- Unlimited replayability
- Compete with your friends
- Post hilarious teasers to Facebook walls of your friends
- Share your score on Facebook
- Over 30 Game Center Achievements to unlock
- Spectacular graphics and sound track
- Conquer Mount Olympus!

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GARDENSCAPES HD - Create a perfect garden!
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4 ELEMENTS HD - Restore the ancient kingdom to life!
FISHDOM H2O: HIDDEN ODYSSEY HD - Dive to the bottom of the sea and find various hidden items in numerous eye-teasing locations.
CALL OF ATLANTIS HD - Heed the call of Atlantis!
THE RISE OF ATLANTIS HD - Collect the 7 powers of Poseidon to save Atlantis!
BRICKSHOOTER EGYPT HD - Unlock the secrets of the pharaohs!
FISHDOM HD - Create the aquarium of your dreams!
FISHDOM: SPOOKY SPLASH HD - Build up your spooky Fishdom!

goiMot's comments:
Full version unlock: $6.99

12-08-2011, 11:10 AM
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 586
$7 to play the same eight levels over and over? I don't think so.

I normally love games from Playrix, but this one is a miss.

XBox Gamertag, GC, OpenFeint, Plus+: tecwrtr
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12-08-2011, 12:35 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 5,340
Originally Posted by tecwrtr View Post
$7 to play the same eight levels over and over? I don't think so.

I normally love games from Playrix, but this one is a miss.
Same here. I am enjoying the lite but I am not seeing enough content for the price.
12-08-2011, 01:19 PM
Same here. The game doesnt even look that exiting.
I'll pass on this one.
12-08-2011, 02:51 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 617
Not another IAP to unlock. Just release a trial and a FULL version at the same time already. I would think they would prefer showing the prices outright because they can get some advertisement from price tracking sites.

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12-08-2011, 05:41 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
From title screen to gameplay this looks like something made with Match-3 cookie cutter. I have a weakness for Match-3s and end up buying most that come out but even I deleted this in mild disgust shortly after downloading.

Don't need yet another painfully generic Match-3 with a (slightly) different skin. If you aren't able to introduce a modicum of innovation into the genre at this stage, (heck, even graphically at least) please don't bother. It's way too crowded as it is.