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Game review
Do a barrel roll
by Matthew Diener 2/1/2013
Product: BlastPoints
Publisher: Checkbox Studios Pty
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: 3D, Shooter
Players: 1
Version: US
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If the worlds of Battlestar Galactica and StarFox were to collide, the ensuing spinoff would be BlastPoints.

That's a difficult pill to swallow for those hoping for a 13th model of anthropomorphic fox Cylon, I know, but BlastPoints has plenty to offer if you're looking for a 3D space shooter.

Set in a dystopian future where rogue computer-controlled spaceships rise up against the plucky forces of humanity, BlastPoints recalls the glory days of PC-based space combat shooters while mixing in modern graphics and episodic missions well-suited to gaming on the go. ...
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Lush graphics and free-roaming environments compensate for a steep learning curve, spotty controls, and a reliance on in-app purchases
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 7
Overall: 6
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