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Band Stars
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by Peter Willington 12/12/2013
Product: Band Stars
Developer: Six Foot Kid
Publisher: Halfbrick
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Music/ Rhythm, Simulation
Players: 1
Networking: wireless (network)
Version: Europe
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I was in a band once.

We were called "Stutter", and we were a punk outfit. We had four songs in our arsenal, and only two were any good. Somehow, though, we got to to play on the same stage that Muse references when Matt Bellamy sings, "I have played in every toilet."

My past life as a rock star has clearly been noted by my Pocket Gamer colleagues, for I've been assigned Band Stars to review.

Band Stars is the latest hot jam from Halfbrick and Six Foot Kid. In a nutshell, this is a game about creating a band and setting out on an epic quest for fame and fortune in the music industry. ...
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Excellent presentation, and an enjoyable concept go a long way to concealing the fact that this is a pretty standard free-to-play management game
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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