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iPhone: Xpandaballs

07-05-2009, 09:32 PM
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Xpandaballs

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Xpandaballs

Xpandaballs is a simple but incredibly addictive puzzle game for the iPhone and iPod Touch that will have you saying, “Just one more game!”.

Fire a ball into the playing area and use the 5 different types of balls to destroy each other, but be careful, when a ball stops it expands to fill the space. Don’t leave yourself with no room to play, if a ball comes back and hits the boundary line you lose a life, lose 3 lives and its game over! Submit your best scores in each of the difficulty levels for a top place in the global leaderboard.

Features:
- Simple and addictive game-play.
- 5 ball types, each behave differently.
- 3 levels of difficulty.
- Global high score leaderboard.
- Plan destroy combos to boost your score.
- Resume previous game.
- Background music and sound effects (or listen to your own music).

Ball Types:
- Normal – Default ball, nothing special here.
- Speed – Travels faster than normal. Give more room when firing.
- Power – Destroys any ball with a single hit. Great for combos!
- Black – Harder to destroy but worth 2 points, even more in combos.
- Golden – Special ball that can bounce off the boundary line. Use wisely.












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07-06-2009, 02:46 PM
#2
More information can be found at the official blog site http://xpandaballs.blogspot.com

07-06-2009, 03:00 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
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neat ideat looks addictive
07-06-2009, 03:27 PM
#4
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Am I the only one that came here expecting pandas?
07-06-2009, 03:29 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kamazar View Post
Am I the only one that came here expecting pandas?
LOL, xpandaballs= more like expandable balls
07-06-2009, 03:38 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mike84 View Post
LOL, xpandaballs= more like expandable balls
xpandaballs = balls made from dead pandas?

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07-06-2009, 03:41 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LordGek View Post
xpandaballs = balls made from dead pandas?
nooooo, the horror...
07-06-2009, 04:02 PM
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Anybody who played this and Gravulous? What are your thoughts on which one is the better game?
07-06-2009, 04:42 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by S.I.D. CrAzY View Post
Anybody who played this and Gravulous? What are your thoughts on which one is the better game?
I can't comment technically (as I don't own either) but just from looking at the descriptions Gravulous has a more interesting presentation while Xpandaballs has more depth to its mechanics (different types of balls, with different number of hits required to pop). From the description, which may just be incomplete, all of the Gravulous planets take 3 hits to pop and while the various planets look different, I'm not sure if they actually have unique properties like the balls in Xpandaballs.

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Last edited by LordGek; 07-06-2009 at 04:46 PM. Reason: Correction of Gravulous mechanics after watching a gameplay video.
07-06-2009, 04:55 PM
#10
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,768
I know of a number of older men that could REALLY use this app...

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