While Violet: Space Mission features functional visuals and audio, it is the gameplay that impresses the most. The game packs quite a challenge and navigating through the debris strewn areas using only a propulsion pack is no easy feat. The high difficulty might turn off more casual players, but anyone who enjoys a good challenge will appreciate what this game has to offer.
Gameplay: The challenge ramps up very quickly, but the game remains addictive throughout its ten levels.
Graphics: The visuals are good, but nothing spectacular.
Sound: Fitting, but thankfully unobtrusive
Forget about leisurely strolling around a course, carefully selecting an appropriate club, checking the wind speed and then making a shot. Pukka Golf provides you with a golf ball and a hole to sink it in as quickly as possible while throwing all kinds of obstacles in your way. It is a straightforward concept and done very well, making it both fun to play as well as very addictive. With tons of levels, each with multiple goals, expect Pukka Golf to keep you busy for quite a while.
Gameplay: Very easy to pick up and play, but challenging enough to keep you coming back for more.
Graphics: Simple and straightforward without any clutter, but could benefit from some more variety.
Sound: The audio is unobtrusive, but not very memorable
Strategy fans can look forward to The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles hitting the App Store and Google Play on October 16 2014. This new free-to-play strategy game from Ubisoft promises a mix of classic Puzzle and Tower Defense gameplay. Both genres have traditionally fared well on smartphones and tablets, but it is not often that they are combined
I must admit that Epic Defense caught me by surprise with how addictive it is. It is a pretty straight forward tower defense game but the random nature of the gem drops and the different types of towers make for an challenging experience. There are plenty of free ways to generate coins but it just never seems to be enough. Still for a free game you can’t go wrong with this one.
Gameplay: Very addictive but can become time consuming and a bit of a grind.
Graphics: Colorful and detailed even on small screens.
Sound: Nothing amazing here but not bad overall
It is hard to believe that a game where you only use one button can be this much fun, but UpperCup Football proves that it is possible. The beautiful visuals will draw you in and the addictive gameplay will keep you coming back for more. There is just so much variety in the teams and matches that you will want to keep playing just to see who you are up against next. UpperCup Football is definitely one of my favourite Android titles and one that will remain on my tablet for quite some time.
Gameplay: Very entertaining and incredibly addictive.
Graphics: Beautiful pixel art with tons of variety.
Sound: Catchy tunes and great sound effects