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good games - bad icons

01-18-2010, 08:44 PM
#1
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good games - bad icons

what games are good, but have sucky icons

i will start us off:

doodle bomb (too simplistic, words)
horrible vikings (when i first looked at it, i could even tell what it was!)
warfare inc (too much blue)

what do you guys think?
01-18-2010, 08:50 PM
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Anything with the OF logo on it.

Parking Mania - some random ugly chick.
Implode! - not fond of the game's graphical style anyway so... it figures.
PathPix Pro - it's alright, but not as clean as the first game's icon.
Finger Physics - currently has an ugly banner across the bottom.
rRootage - doesn't reflect the style of the game at all.
Atlantis Sky Patrol - what's with the crappy swerve thing at the bottom?

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01-18-2010, 08:52 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Atlantis Sky Patrol - what's with the crappy swerve thing at the bottom?
lol. the crappy swerve thing is in all big fish games
01-18-2010, 08:52 PM
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I wanna say Infinity Project but it actuaklly has a really nice icon graphics-wise but is lacking in telling what the game is about.

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01-18-2010, 08:54 PM
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Anything with the OF logo on it.
i think jet car stunts looks good with it
01-18-2010, 08:55 PM
#6
GTA:CHW 's icon is pretty frail, but its well worth the great app

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01-18-2010, 08:55 PM
#7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Anything with the OF logo on it.
And Plus+
01-18-2010, 09:01 PM
#8
Avatar - I really really hate, when the app's name is in the icon.
I mean, WHY...it's standing below anyway.

Monopoly has got a better solution for example.
"Monopoly" as part of the icon to place "Worldwide" below...

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01-18-2010, 09:10 PM
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All of Gameloft's games.
01-18-2010, 09:15 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MidianGTX
Anything with the OF logo on it.
I entered this thread to say just that, but you beat me to it.

I agree with Finger Physics. The game is great but the icon even without the banner feels 3rd rate.
Doodle Army - icon doesn't reflect how good the game is.
Zombieville - should be the Survivor's head on the icon.
Roswell - yellow banner across the top left corner with the word "PLUS". It uses OF.
iPharaoh - don't like the new one. old one was better.