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Tick Tock Toys
Tick tock, you won't stop
by Matt Wales 4/3/2013
Product: Tick Tock Toys
Developer: Swallowtail Games
Publisher: Swallowtail Games
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Tick Tock Toys coaxes you in gently, with its charming mix of reaction-based tinkering and logic-teasing action. Even your goal is pleasantly straightforward - you're tasked with guiding a tiny toy robot to safety as it trundles on a predetermined path around the playroom floor.

You've no direct control over your robot, though. Instead, it's down to you to manipulate the various toys and trinkets strewn across his path.

A toy train might need to be yanked back along its track, for instance, or a frog poked to retract its tongue. Matryoshka dolls, meanwhile, need multiple jabs to pack them all up so they're safely out of harm's way. ...
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A charming, cheery, and wonderfully imaginative combination of observational- and reaction-based puzzling
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 8
Value: 8
Innovation: 8
Overall: 8
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