Pocket Gamer
Game review
Ooh, dirty
by Mike Rose 27/3/2013
Product: Germinator
Developer: Creat Studios
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Arcade, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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In-between grabbing the big blockbuster and high-profile indie games on handheld, it's always nice to have a bash at a few smaller arcadey releases.

Germinator takes the gameplay behind the Bust-a-Move bubble-popping series and puts a germy spin on it, giving you a number of diseases to get rid of through the time-honoured pursuit of matching stuff.

It's fun in small doses, but a lack of any real tactics or direction stalls the action, making this a quick salve for boredom rather than a cure.

Vaccination station

By firing coloured germs into the fray and matching like-colours up you can make germs grow to such a size that they eventually pop, taking surrounding germs with them. ...
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Germinator is rather sketchy in its execution, but offers fairly solid Bust-a-Move gameplay
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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