LATEST iPHONE GAME REVIEWS
Goes the weasel
By Matthew Diener 09 August 2012
SongPop | Publisher:
FreshPlanet | Format:
Android, iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Rhythm | Players:
1-2 | Version:
Back before iPods had touchscreens or colour displays, the game selection was fairly limited.
One game from the iPod click wheel age that many Apple faithful will remember was Music Quiz, a simple stock diversion in which your iPod would play a snippet of a song loaded into your library and ask you to identify the title or the artist.
SongPop attempts to recapture the simple song-based gameplay of Music Quiz, but it changes the focus of the quiz from 'songs that you already own' to 'songs that SongPop's developers would like you to own.'
A fun, addictive concept ultimately bogged down by intrusive IAPs and a cumbersome interface