LATEST iPHONE GAME REVIEWS
By Harry Slater 10 May 2012
Rocket Fox | Publisher:
Namco Bandai Games | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Arcade | Players:
1 | Version:
Finding the right control method for your game is difficult at the best of times, and the limitations of iOS devices make it harder still.
One option is tilt controls, but they're notoriously hard to get right. Just look at Rocket Fox, a game with an intriguing central premise that's let down by accelerometer controls that never quite click.
The game casts you as Guy, a cheery little fox who's training to become a master of the flowerocket - a cross between a lilypad and a firework that you use to travel through the game.
While it's not without its merits, a clumsy control system and some badly thought-out levels mean Rocket Fox doesn't quite reach the heights it's aiming for