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  • Publisher: Gameloft
  • Genre: Sports
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 210.3 MB
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Price: $4.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (3)
App description: Get hooked on Fishing Kings! The best iPhone fishing game on the App Store with full 3D graphics and a thrilling gameplay!

Pocketgamer 8/10: Even if fishing holds no appeal to you, this digital representation is eminently playable and should keep you hooked for quite some time

Touchgen 8/10: From what Ive played of the multitude of fishing games its easily the best

N4G 5/5 : Fishing Kings is a 5-Dimple catch-of-the-day


Cast your best rod and lures and join the most immersive and intense fishing game on iPhone/iPod Touch!

Visit 5 beautiful 3D-rendered locations from around the world, including saltwater fishing in the Bahamas, or exotic places like the Amazon River and the Waikato River in New Zealand, each with 3 different fishing spots.

From bass and piranhas to golden dorados and marlins, catch a wide variety of fish in every location you visit. You can even learn more about each species thanks to in the in-game fishing diary.

The underwater camera is a unique feature on the iPhone/iPod Touch that puts you in the heart of the action as you struggle to reel in the big one! You can also just have a look at the dozens of fish swimming around you.

Unlock achievements in your Gameloft LIVE! profile, show off your best scores on the dedicated website and vie for the title of Best Fisher

Whether youre an experienced fisher or a fish out of water, the gameplay aims at providing you the most realistic fishing sensations, thanks to a wide range of available moves and actions, from casting your line to hooking and struggling with fishes.

Catching a trophy marlin is more than luck! Access a wide range of fishing gear and use the right tools to catch the species you want.


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Published and distributed by Gameloft.

ImNoSuperMan's comments:

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04-04-2010, 06:00 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
Sweet!!! Should be out in Australia soon.


04-04-2010, 06:10 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Berlin, Germany
Posts: 1,644
Yay, cant wait for impressions as i loved Segas Bass & Marine Fishing on Dreamcast!!!! This one seems kinda similar.

Btw, 4.19$ in NZ-store seems very cheap......... not that im complaining though

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04-04-2010, 06:12 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
Posts: 8,419
What's this in USD? $2.99? If yes, then it's pretty cheap!

04-04-2010, 06:24 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,087
Buying it as soon as it hits my region!!.Yup $3!!

Last edited by beetle004; 04-04-2010 at 06:30 AM.
04-04-2010, 06:29 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: 31.560499, -111.904128
Posts: 7,471
Awesome. Anyone got any first impressions?

Hakuna Matata
04-04-2010, 06:31 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,087
Yup first impressions pls.
04-04-2010, 08:04 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Location: Uranus
Posts: 420
Well I have caught about a dozen fish and won 3 tournaments. Its been a long time since I played it but this seems a lot easier than Flick Fishing so far, have yet to lose a fish. Casting is easier as well and only requires a gentle flick. On screen line tension meter and directional guidance work well and there is a spoken commentary to guide you although sometimes it will tell you that your fish is heading to the left when it is actually heading back to the right.

A new invitation to a tournament seem to come in straight after you have completed one, so far have fished in the Bahamas and The Waikato River in New Zealand. Graphics are typical Gameloft, with good animation and color in both location scenery and underwater settings and all seems to flow smoothly on touch 2G.

Tackle, bait and lures can be upgraded with fish dollars won from tournaments with new kit unlocked by winning tournaments.

There is a diary that records your biggest and smallest catch as well as a running total of your catch count and total weight caught, your achievements and a leaderboard.

A guide that displays info on the types of fish you have caught and what bait you used, and a PDA for receiving tournament invites.

All up so far it all works faultlessly and is quite enjoyable and is a good solid fishing game for the price, I hope it gets a little more challenging as it progresses.
04-04-2010, 08:25 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Berlin, Germany
Posts: 1,644
Thank you tadad1 for your impressions.

Can you give some more details on how the fights work?
Like, do you have to flick in the opposite direction the fish swims once youve hooked him?

Is there something like a quick-play/ Arcade mode and a untimed mode?

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04-04-2010, 08:50 AM
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,087
Thank you tadad. Also is there any way you could turn off the commentary ??