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They Need To Be Fed 2
Leave room for dessert
by Jon Mundy 24/4/2013
Product: They Need To Be Fed 2
Developer: Bit Ate Bit
Publisher: Bit Ate Bit
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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When you're a kid, your parents will often tell you that you can only have your dessert once you've eaten every last mouthful of your dinner.

Even if it's an enjoyable main course, this can prove to be torture for an impatient young 'un.

In a similar fashion to your mum, the masterchef behind They Need To Be Fed 2 tantalisingly tempts you with a flavourful dessert that packs a considerable kick, only to make you sit down at its table and force a decent meal down your gob first.

We've eaten here before

This is a sequel to the 2010 platformer They Need To Be Fed, and we're not being controversial when we say that this is more of the same. The developer - sorry, chef - even says as much on the game's App Store page. ...
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They Need To Be Fed 2 offers more of the same platform-physics action as its predecessor, albeit with a couple of tasty twists at the end. It's a shame you have to wait for the truly interesting stuff, though, and the game's controls never quite click as they should
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 5
Overall: 7
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