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Finger Bowling 2
Holy roller
by James Gilmour 30/7/2012
Product: Finger Bowling 2
Developer: Reliance Games
Publisher: Reliance Games
Format: Mobile
Genre: Arcade, Casual, Sports
Players: 1
Format: J2ME
File size: 832KB
Reviewed on: K800i
Version: Europe
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"You saved the Christ! We've saved some power-ups for you!"

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the above quote might appear in one of those church-endorsed religious edutainment games. You know the ones.

In fact, that quote is pulled from a bowling game. A very strange bowling game, granted, but a bowling game nonetheless.

What's more, once you come to terms with its cataclysmic plot, bizarre alien antagonist, and tourist trap locations, it's actually a rather enjoyable bowling game. Confused? You should be.


Finger Bowling 2 is effectively one studio's attempt to fuse the narrative of a Roland Emmerich movie with the simple pleasure that comes from knocking things over with a heavy ball. ...
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Finger Bowling 2 is an oddball offering in every conceivable way, yet its solid mechanics and unpolished charm are a strangely effective combination
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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