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Help Volty
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by Mark Brown 30/11/2012
Product: Help Volty
Developer: Tvndra
Format: iPad
Genre: Adventure
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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It's not often that you fall in love with a bug. For every cute cockroach like the one from WALL-E there are a billion creepy crawlies that you wouldn't hesitate to squish under the heel of your shoe.

But Volty - a golden-shelled, bug-eyed beetle with some kind of tiny electrified backpack - is definitely one of the good guys.

He's been trapped inside some cryptic puzzle box, and you've got to help him get through a handful of single-screen rooms. These are essentially simplified 'escape the room'-style adventures, but viewed from a bird's-eye perspective.

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Help Volty is a charming, engrossing little puzzle game, but one that comes with a few disappointments and frustrations
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 7
Value: 6
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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