Whale Trail review (iOS / Universal)October 19, 2011
♫ “Motion in the ocean, His air hose broke
Lots of trouble, Lots of bubble”
10 word description: Endless flyer. Power-up, smash enemies. Speed boosts. 43 achievements.
10 word review: Delightful visuals and sounds; engrossing and polished gameplay. Great game.
You will like this if you enjoy: Endless runners/flyers. Similar games such as Dino Rush, Chop Chop Kicker, Dodo Fly, Tiny Wings (to a certain extent, as there’s no ground in Whale Trail).
The good news: Graphics, sounds, music, controls, gameplay and performance all satisfy or exceed the levels required for an endless style game like this. Beyond that, the very relaxing yet addictive experience of soaring and looping between the dark clouds works as both a fun videogame and also a compellingly hypnotic trip.
The bad news: Whales don’t fly, so this game is very unrealistic and disappointing. Ha ha, I’m kidding. What did you you expect?
Arcadelife verdict: It’s fun, looks lovely and you’ll end up playing it for a lot longer than you expect. Videogames won’t ever solve the world’s problems but, if we let this one have a go, it would probably cheer up a few million grumpy people.
Arcadelife rating: 90/100
Version reviewed by Arcadelife is 1.0.3
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