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Game review
Orborun
And that's an orb-er
by Harry Slater 25/9/2013
Product: Orborun
Developer: Tiny Lab Productions
Publisher: Bulkypix
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Racing
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Orborun is a brilliantly twitchy arcade game that sees you controlling a podgy robot who can turn into a ball. It's your job to lead the 'bot to a glowing portal at the end of each level.

What starts off as a pretty simple exercise in tilt or touch gameplay soon becomes a tough-as-robot-boots dodgefest that sees you weaving at breakneck speed through a series of obstacles and speed boosts trying to amass as many points as possible.

It makes for an entertaining experience with a good chunk of levels and plenty of replay value on top of that.

Abs-orb-ing

Each level starts with a choice. Do you want to use touch or tilt controls? Choosing touch makes for an easier game, as you can deal in finer movements, but there's something a little more honest and engrossing about playing Orborun with your iOS device's gyroscope. ...
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Summary
A fast and fun arcade game with some wicked challenges, Orborun is a decent reinvigoration of a pretty old genre
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 8
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 8
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