Too many hex in one basket
by Rob Hearn 19/6/2013
Developer: Nemo Holtmann
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
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.
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
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