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Game review
Pangolin
Roll up, roll up
by Peter Willington 18/1/2013
Product: Pangolin
Developer: Feedtank
Publisher: Feedtank
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Adventure, Platform, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Pangolins are awesome. They're cute little mammals with scales, which they use when they curl themselves into a ball to defend themselves from predators in the wild. Predators like lions.

Pangolin for iOS also aims to be awesome. But it isn't. It's a competent enough game in most areas, but a few flaws hold it back. Lions don't eat iOS games, but if they did Pangolin would be lunch in no time.

Scaling challenge

The game is free to download, though you only get ten stages. After you've burned through those you can unlock another chunk of 40. ...
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Summary
The core implementation of placing trampolines to bounce your pangolin up-screen is just a little too unwieldy to heartily recommend. Nevertheless, the art's great and the physics are spot on
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 5
Value: 6
Innovation: 6
Overall: 5
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