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Challenging, Stealthy, Lots of Fun and a Cute Little Critter to Boot!
on October 1, 2012
The objective of the game is, as the "Critter" to escape from the labs through a maze without being detected. The music and sound effects are very good. The tune is very catchy and the graphics and animation are exceptional. The concept of stealthily escaping sounds easy but gets progressively more challenging with each level. You must collect the gems on each level and complete your challenge which might be to escape without being detected or to escape within a certain amount of time. The objective is different on each level.
There is an interactive tutorial to help you get a feel for the game by showing you 2 different ways to navigate(using a D-pad or by line drawing), how to use speed boosts, and how to attack. Don't skip over it. Both navigation methods take a little getting used to but worked well once I got the hang of them. I especially like that the D-pad basically appears wherever you rest your finger on the screen. You can customize the look of your character and as you earn points buy power-ups that will allow you to become invisible, get speed bursts, turn into a large monster for attacks, and glide in the air with a Superman cape. Also, you can pinch to zoom out to better see what's going on in each level so you can plan your escape strategy.
The controls feel a little twitchy at first especially if you don't play these kind of games often. I got a little over excited a few times, made some quick lines for escape (which were bad moves) and got whomped by the guards-->Level Over! The game doesn't make you feel bad about failing though and rewards you with praise if you do well. You can go back and repeat levels if you didn't achieve the objective or collect the gems.
It's a pretty large app at 48.9MB but it saves to an SD card. The only permission is to write to external storage and there are no ads or IAP's.
Your progress is auto-saved and there are over 100 levels so I think this will be fun for quite some time. Plus, the Critter is a very cute and likable little fellow. It's an an adventure game based on the concept of "stealth". I really liked this game and think it is one of the best apps we're had in quite a long time.
Gameplay was smooth and and minor control issues do not detract from the many positive features of the game in my opinion. I had no problems with downloading and the game played well on the Fire HD.