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Game review
Penny Time
Stop... Penny time!
by Harry Slater 15/5/2012
Product: Penny Time
Developer: IV Motion
Publisher: Penny Skateboards Australia
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Sports
Players: 1
File size: 83.2MB
Version: Europe
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Usually when you try and make something cool, you end up doing the opposite. That almost indefinable quality in a game - its 'X Factor' if you will - is too tricky to pin down, too elusive to accurately quantify.

Which is why when a game comes out with a swagger and a style all of its own, it deserves to be praised. Penny Time might be an advert for an anachronistic plastic skateboard from Australia, but it's also a brilliant blend of endless-runner, rhythm-action, and platformer.

Skate or die

The game casts you as a slacker sort, who's given a magical Penny skateboard that just happens to be able to stop time. It's your job to skate through suburbia, pulling off tricks and racking up points as you do. ...
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A brilliant little skating game, Penny Time is a hugely entertaining title that anyone can enjoy
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 9
Value: 9
Innovation: 9
Overall: 9
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