Although the competition in the clicker genre of mobile games could be drastically understated as ‘stiff,’ Goblin Treasure Hunt is one of the few entries to provide a fighting chance at a gaming experience worth clicking on. However, its strengths may not be enough to save it, for gamers who are looking for something sufficiently exciting – and even goblins can, with repetition, become dull fare.
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Simple mobile games are often either hit or miss, Spring Panda is definitely a hit.
The concept of this game is simple even if it makes very little sense. There is a small Panda standing on some kind of spring mechanism atop a pillar which is surrounded by water. In the distance (also surrounded by water) is another pillar. Then another. Continue reading
Combat 4 is a pure military shooter without any backstory. This does make it easy for anyone to get right into the game and allows for fast gameplay. The drawback is that the game uses largely generic settings and assets that are indistinguishable from other titles in the genre. Continue reading
The game eschews any pretense at story or gameplay loops in favor or pure experimentation and play. Yet it’s charm lies in its simplicity. It’s a simple experimentation in ragdoll physics. You start with a black screen and a simple stick figure. Basic gameplay is derived from clicking and dragging the character, who crumples, flays, and breaks depending on the strength at which you fling him. It’s briefly entertaining watching a little stick figure rent to pieces from the simple force of your mouse flicks, but the amusement doesn’t last log.