• Publisher: Warner Bros.
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 202.9 MB
  • Version: 2.2
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 3 (2)
App description: CRITICS AGREE... TAPPER WORLD TOUR SERVES UP THE PERFECT CONCOCTION OF ADDICTING GAMEPLAY AND GORGEOUS VISUALS!!!

"Tapper World Tour revitalizes a retro hit not just for longtime fans like me, but new gamers that never had the distinct pleasure of stepping up to a Tapper cabinet in a smoky arcade." (IGN - 8.5 out of 10)

"If you were a fan of the original Tapper games or if you enjoy a good fast-paced arcade experience, then Tapper World Tour will satisfy." - TouchArcade

"Constructed with quality top of mind, this is a superb remake and a shining example of how to do arcade gameplay right on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad." - (Pocketgamer 8 out of 10)

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"ITS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!"
Tapper, the beloved 1980s arcade classic, makes its long awaited debut in an all-new version made exclusively for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad! In Tapper World Tour, youll serve drinks to an eccentric cast of characters across a variety of outlandish locations. With a brand new story line, stunning graphics, challenging gameplay, and animations from the legendary Don Bluth, its up to youSERVE OR BE SERVED!


IM BACK!!!
The beloved bartender Sam is back, and this time he has company. Sam has enlisted his vivacious and beautiful daughter Nikki as his partner in crime for a journey around the globe. Join Nikki, as Sam shows her the tricks of the trade as they travel the globe and encounter a variety of crazy customers. . Tapper World Tour sets the bar for iOS in more ways than one!


ON THE ROCKS
Start off by choosing which character you want to play and then head out on your wild adventure. Once you arrive at each location, you have three or more counter tops to manage. Patrons arrive sporadically at the end of each bar and slowly advance towards you demanding drinks. Serve each customer by filling a glass with their drink of choice and sliding it down the bar towards them. Once caught, the satisfied patron gulps it down and is pushed back a short distance. The goal is to continue serving drinks until all patrons are pushed out of the bar. As the game progresses, the customers become harder to please, appear more frequently, request different drinks, move faster and get pushed back shorter distances. Collect tips to gain lives all-new power-ups to gain an advantage, or activate the live entertainment to distract patrons while you catch up with their drink orders. Manage your bar skillfully to clear the entire lot of customers to proceed to the next level.

SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED
- Over 140 Levels in 15 different locations Now including Europe!!!
- Over 60 Casual Levels
- Over 70 Expert Levels(Unlocked after completing story mode)

- 2 Game Modes
- Story Follow Sam and Nikki as they travel the world
- Endless Shift Survive an endless shift of customers in each unlocked bar, racking up points along the way

- Eye-Popping Art and Animation - Created by legendary animator Don Bluth and team

- ALL-NEW Drink Swapping Switch between different drinks, depending on what each patron

- ALL-NEW Power-Ups From the Happy Potion to the Bar Clearer to help you along the way

- ALL-NEW Mini-Games Take a break from the action

- Game Center Integration Earn achievements and climb the ranks on the leaderboards

*Current version is not compatible with iOS7 we apologize for any inconvenience.
03-16-2011, 01:00 AM
#2
Bought immediately!
Classic remake + Don Bluth = instawin!!!

03-16-2011, 01:16 AM
#3
Game Impressions

Initial Impressions (from the iPad version)

Quite a fun update of the classic arcade game. There are both a "story" campaign as well as endless modes with a good number of different locations/backgrounds. You can gain upgrades and powerups (freeze time, extra life, etc) as you go along. Two different player characters to choose from, although I haven't tried the female one yet so I don't know if it is purely a cosmetic change. Controls are a choice between either direct touch or virtual d-pad, and you can pause and change mid-game. Both work well but I found the d-pad gave more of a classic feel to the game. There also seems to be a few mini games that pop up during the campaign and can also be played on their own. Leaderboards and achievements through GameCenter. The Don Bluth animations are very well done.

There is no classic mode, as far as I can tell, unfortunately. It would have been a great unlockable. If you are a fan of the original, this is well worth the asking price.
03-16-2011, 01:36 AM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by KoolKing View Post
Initial Impressions (from the iPad version)

Quite a fun update of the classic arcade game. There are both a "story" campaign as well as endless modes with a good number of different locations/backgrounds. You can gain upgrades and powerups (freeze time, extra life, etc) as you go along. Two different player characters to choose from, although I haven't tried the female one yet so I don't know if it is purely a cosmetic change. Controls are a choice between either direct touch or virtual d-pad, and you can pause and change mid-game. Both work well but I found the d-pad gave more of a classic feel to the game. There also seems to be a few mini games that pop up during the campaign and can also be played on their own. Leaderboards and achievements through GameCenter. The Don Bluth animations are very well done.

There is no classic mode, as far as I can tell, unfortunately. It would have been a great unlockable. If you are a fan of the original, this is well worth the asking price.
Nice summary, quite right on the wrap-up.
The daughter is simply a cosmetic change, offering some eye candy.

Although I totally agree and would usually complain about not having the
unlockable true arcade mode in it, I feel this remake was done so well and
the price is so perfect, there's really no reason for me to gripe.

I'm so happy Don Bluth blessed this remake, it looks stellar on iPhone4!
03-16-2011, 02:25 AM
#5
Although I am having fun with this, it keeps crashing. Anyone else getting this? Mexico was easy, but North America keeps crashing on me.
03-16-2011, 02:34 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,221
Amended my post

Last edited by psj3809; 03-16-2011 at 12:19 PM.
03-16-2011, 03:07 AM
#7
Whoa...That's crazy!

Guess I'll be holding off for a bit

BTW didn't see anything about Retina?
Love that Bluth style!

Last edited by eddieg; 03-16-2011 at 03:09 AM.
03-16-2011, 03:36 AM
#8
@ psj3809...did you also do a restart of you iPod Touch (reset + home) and tried the game again...?

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03-16-2011, 03:44 AM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sxethang View Post
Although I am having fun with this, it keeps crashing. Anyone else getting this? Mexico was easy, but North America keeps crashing on me.
I have had this situation once and after restart the device it seems to be normal till now.
03-16-2011, 04:03 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,221
Quote:
Originally Posted by RodmanSan View Post
@ psj3809...did you also do a restart of you iPod Touch (reset + home) and tried the game again...?
Just trying this now. I was thinking on monday on itunes it prompted me to install the latest OS update so i wonder if thats affected it. Software version 4.3 updated on monday.

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