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Omicron
Too many hex in one basket
by Rob Hearn 19/6/2013
Product: Omicron
Developer: Nemo Holtmann
Publisher: Canupa
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Casual
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Whac-A-Mole comparisons are generally unfavourable. If we suspect that an apparently sophisticated game boils down to tapping things quickly, we call it out for the insultingly crude relic that it is.

Omicron can't dress its basic Whac-A-Mole gameplay up. It’s not pretending to be a shoot-'em-up, or a Jedi sim, or a children's cartoon conversion. It's not even elaborate enough to have moles in it.

This is an ultra-stylish, lean, post-modern take on Whac-A-Mole that distils the gameplay down to its very essence and then comes up with a few different ways to arrange it on the plate. ...
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Summary
While it looks great and makes a bold attempt at updating the Whac-A-Mole gameplay template, Omicron is too shallow to sustain your interest for long
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 8
Overall: 6
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