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iPhone: Attraction

01-12-2009, 10:06 PM
#1
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Attraction

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=301604235&mt=8

Looks like a Japanese puzzler with meteos influence
01-13-2009, 12:48 AM
#2
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Posts: 2,710
OK. I was too curious about. Here is my very first impression:

The game has a nice production: cartoon alike graphics, smooth animations, nice sounds (on/off), music is OK (not for me but you can turn it off), good loading time, 3 ways to set control including accelerometer (not so good by the way), 8 bombs (different tiles) and a Super Gun (rechargeable), 2 game modes (classic and survival), local high score and all that with a professional interface. Finally, you can resume but from the beginning of the level you left opened.

The gameplay. It reminded me Critter Crunch. First you select as many equal tiles as you want/need limited of course by the empty area between you and the balls, then you select the target position and finally you release it (them) in order to match 4 or more. You can also get a bomb ball and though it back to use it (good!).

While you're matching the Super Gun is in recharge. Once done (a voice tells you) you can select it and shot for a limited time instead of match tiles. Good and very useful.

Bombs (the game name for special tiles) make things a lot easier as well as combos (here there's a strategic touch since you can set the balls in the board in order to make combos).

After playing it awhile I've found that matching sound is a bit annoying, it could be subtle IMO.

In resume it's a very polished and solid game.

4/5+


iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8

Last edited by Carlos-Sz; 01-13-2009 at 01:28 PM. Reason: Additional information underlined.

01-13-2009, 12:49 AM
#3
They look like Katamari......any relation?
01-13-2009, 12:50 AM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RedStaR View Post
They look like Katamari......any relation?
Yes indeed! But no.

iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8
01-13-2009, 12:58 AM
#5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RedStaR View Post
They look like Katamari......any relation?
Seems to be a popular style; on top of the Katamari, they kind of look like the Arkanoid people in the Brickout-style game for the NDS.

Web Designer & Developer since 1999.

Games I highly recommend: CozyQuest, Gemmed, Jabeh, Blue Defense, Blue Attack, geoDefense, Hospital Havoc
01-13-2009, 08:11 AM
#6
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Thanks for the review Carlos!
01-13-2009, 01:29 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maythius View Post
Thanks for the review Carlos!
You're welcome!

I've updated my review (post #2) with some additional informations (underlined).

iPhone 6 and iPad Mini iOS 8