LATEST iPHONE GAME REVIEWS
By Peter Willington 21 January 2013
Amazing Ants | Developer:
Pocket Gems | Publisher:
Pocket Gems | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Casual, Platform, Puzzle | Players:
1 | Version:
This is a freemium game review, in which we give our impressions immediately after booting a game up, again after three days, and finally after seven days. That's what the strange sub-headings are all about.
I'm not sure in what way ants are supposed to be amazing. Sure, we've all heard about how they build colonies, protect the queen, and somehow communicate with one another using chemical signals.
Ultimately, though, they're puny. If you had the patience you could kill an entire ant colony with your thumb, and you probably kill a few hundred during the summer months without realising it every time you leave the house.
There's a decent puzzle-platformer in here, but it takes too long to grind out the game's currency to unlock later level sets and see it all