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Midnight Bowling 3
Nearly bowled over
by Harry Slater 1/2/2013
Product: Midnight Bowling 3
Developer: Gameloft
Publisher: Gameloft
Format: Mobile
Genre: Arcade, Sports
Players: 1
File size: 1934KB
Reviewed on: K800i
Version: Europe
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In my experience, bowling isn't cool, hip, or sexy, but if Midnight Bowling 3 is to be believed the act of rolling a ball at some pins is all three of those things and much more besides. Perhaps I've just been going to the wrong bowling alleys.

Still, while the stylish veneer of drinks and pretty young things might be there to entice you in, the core bowling mechanics offer enough challenge that even the most ardently square ten pin expert will find a lot to enjoy here.

Bowling time

The controls are simple and effective. An arrow swings around in front of your ball, and you tap five to stop it in the direction you want to bowl. A power meter appears and you need to tap '5' again to set the strength of your throw. ...
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Fun and simple, Midnight Bowling 3 offers something for anyone with a penchant for the sport to enjoy
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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