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Game review
Do the robot
by Peter Willington 14/11/2012
Product: Gizmonauts
Developer: Backflip Studios
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Casual
Players: 1
Networking: wireless (network)
Version: Europe
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This is a freemium game review, in which we give our impressions immediately after booting a game up, again after three days, and finally after seven days. That's what the strange sub-headings are all about.

Backflip Studios has returned to the free-to-play scene, hoping to top its previous smash hit freemium release DragonVale with a game about building a colony in outer space.

Not only does Gizmonauts come to us from an established powerhouse of the freemium and casual gaming worlds, but it features adorable, big-eyed robots that fight in arena-style battles. In other words, it has 'hit' written all over it. ...
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While it doesn't redefine what a city builder can be, Gizmonauts does add a couple of new systems to the formula - looking sharp all the while
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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