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Ms. Splosion Man
Boom or bust?
by Jon Mundy 28/3/2013
Product: Ms. Splosion Man
Developer: Twisted Pixel Games
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Platform
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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The thing with dynamite is that it's volatile. It's simultaneously a blindingly effective tool and an unwieldy liability.

And this makes it an apt illustration of Ms. Splosion Man's conflicted nature.

On the one hand, it's an incredibly polished console platformer, with moments that are right up there with the best genre examples on the platform.

But it can also be treacherous, unreliable, and just plain frustrating to play.

Controlled explosion

Unlike other console properties that have successfully made the leap to iOS, like Joe Danger and Rayman Jungle Run, Ms. Splosion hasn't been rebuilt for the new format. ...
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Summary
A rich and vibrant platformer with one or two control and balance issues that prevent it from joining the list of the best console conversions on iOS
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 6
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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