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Parashoot Stan review (iOS / Universal)

January 3, 2013

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10 word description: Endless faller. Tilt controls. Unlocks, outfits. Game Center leaderboards / achievements.

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10 word review: Decent looking but incredibly dreary to play with loathsome controls.

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You will like this if you enjoy: Waggling your iPad all over the place and wishing it would all end very soon.

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The good news: The “Metal Slug was a great game” graphic style is not too bad.

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The bad news: The tilt controls – plus tapping to deploy parachute, trigger weapons – are horrible. I persevered and fiddled with the responsiveness but I just couldn’t face playing the game any more than I needed to for this review. The gameplay, such as it is, is so tedious that even perfect controls wouldn’t salvage it. Every drop/run/whatever I was praying for death rather than striving to fall further than the last time.

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Arcadelife verdict: I didn’t like it. That’s probably fairly obvious.

Arcadelife rating

Presentation – 7/10
Visuals – 7/10
Controls – 1/10
Content – 3/10
Fun – 1/10
Final rating – 3/10

POOR

Rating categories explained here.
Version reviewed by Arcadelife is 1.0
iTunes link

Gory Detail website link

Arcadelife played and reviewed this game on:
4th gen iPad (iOS 6.0.1)
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