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  • Publisher: G-mode
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 8.6 MB
  • Version: 1.1
  • Price: $2.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Version 1.1 has incorporated 2 new D-Pad UI's and that allow users the option of different gameplay.
(Change your play style at anytime by going into settings and "Key Config" and "SELECT".)
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Prepare yourself for one of the most challenging puzzlers in the market.

Data East is back with its Brand New Version of its Best Selling Retro Classic Magical Drop.
This time World has summoned her favorite friends, Fool, Star, Devil, Chariot, and Justice to compete in a Magical Drop Tournament to challenge World at a chance to receive a wish of their own desire.


- Arcade Mode: 5 Difficulty Settings
- Endless Mode: 100 Levels
- Record Tracker: Track your Record (Time, Chains, Level)
- The return of your favorite Magical Drop Characters: (Fool, Justice, Star, Devil and Chariot)

3 DIFFERENT Controls
1) Swipe Controls
2) D-Pad Controls
3) Arcade Controls
(Go to Options: Key Config and "SELECT")

How many Chains can you create?
How far can you go in Endless Mode?
I Beat World did you?

ImNoSuperMan's comments:

09-10-2009, 06:13 AM
Anyone feeling like TOFTTing? How does it rank against Bust A Move/Puzzle Bobble or Snood?

09-10-2009, 07:15 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
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Originally Posted by HorseloverFat View Post
Anyone feeling like TOFTTing? How does it rank against Bust A Move/Puzzle Bobble or Snood?
Have at it man...let us know what you think after you've played it.

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09-10-2009, 09:42 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 812
Looks good, but it looks like you only get endless and battle modes.

Wish it included Journey mode off of Magic Drop III.
09-10-2009, 09:45 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,187

If I had $3 in my account I'd buy it.

Of course I'm a Neo Geo freak with an MVS (and Magical Drop 3, amongst 40 or so carts) cabinet in the garage...

Closest game I've played on my iPod Touch is DynoQuest.

I'm gonna have the music from MD3 stuck in my head for a while now...

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
09-10-2009, 09:48 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 812
Can anyone confirm if there is music in this game, or is it silent?
09-10-2009, 09:53 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,442
I've been waiting for this for-EVAR.

Now Playing: Vietnam '65 | .Decluster | BP2Black | Monster Hunter Freedom Unite | Banner Saga | Ultimate General Gettysburg | Papers, Please | SmartGo Kifu | Crowntakers | Brogue | FTL
09-10-2009, 04:20 PM
Just bought it!

Excellent game, for the Magical Drop lovers... Maybe some improvements can be done in the frame rate section, and also in the gameplay (continuous side motion for example). Just miss the sexy animations
Overall a good mythical match 3

Nico-Meter : 4/5 (room for improvements...)
09-10-2009, 04:22 PM
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,988
How are you guys liking the controls? This was by far my absolute favorite MAME game, and this game series alone has had me closer to building a MAME cabinet than any other game... But I'm really not digging the swipe controls.

It seems like they don't allow you to move anywhere near as quickly as you can with a joystick, and I can't do very well as the difficulty ramps up.

Either way, it seems like a fantastic port of the original, I just wish it offered some kind of virtual D-Pad or something. (Or maybe it does and I'm just blind?)
09-10-2009, 09:51 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 812
So, can anyone comment on how the framerate is on an iPod Touch 2g?

Also, how do the controls work?