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The Com2Us Collection: Crazy Hotdogs: Tailgate Party

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Crazy Hotdogs is a time management game by Com2Us Corp. $1.99

Crazy Hotdogs is one of those games which is making its way into the top spots on the App Store like Sally's Salon, Diner Dash, Chocolate Shop Frenzy and Cooking Mama. These flash games are very popular at the moment and Crazy Hotdogs seems to be the hidden gem in the pack. Not many people would have heard of this game, but it is super addictive and provides quite a challenge. The story behind this game is that a mysterious person challenged you to sell $100,000 worth of hotdogs and you must take up that challenge and find out who issued the challenge. This must be done in one of two modes, mission mode. There are three locations where you can sell hotdogs in mission mode to try and complete the $100,000 challenge. The other mode is Free Mode where you have to try and see how many levels you can last for.

The graphics in this game in my opinion are at a very high standard like the rest of their games. The game is bright and colorful and just works really well for the game. There are ten different customers that come and have their own original needs who all look really good. The actual hotdog making part of the game is pretty basic, but it doesn't really need anything spectacular to look good. The controls in this game are very simple to use and learn, but do turn into a large button mashing contest at times. The controls are that you must tap the hotdogs to flip/pick-up the hotdogs when they have a yellow outline, tap the top part of the screen to serve customers and repeatedly tap the gas button on the left to keep the BBQ going. This last button causes me all the grief as it gets quite annoying to continue pumping, but I actually find that after a while you hardly notice that you are even doing it.

The background in the game is a nice happy theme. I found nothing wrong with it, the only thing I didn't like was the sound that the gas pump made. When pumping the pump to keep the BBQ running it made a horrible sound that, while being realistic, seemed to wreck what the music was doing. I would like to see it improved or at least have something done to it so it is more enjoyable to hear happen, especially if it is a repeated sound.

The game is very fun and will keep you entertained for long periods of time. Mission mode has multiple missions at each location with an increasing difficulty to earn that $100,000. They start off easy earning small amounts like $500 but then you will be playing for long periods of time as the mission requirements increase. The missions aren't a certain win as if you serve the wrong amount of hotdogs, forget customers or serve burnt hotdogs, then the time will start running out and unless you get your game back it will run out. For those who don't want a challenge or just want to practice their hotdog making skills, there is the free mode. This mode lets you just play until you run out of time, which is slowly lost but can be gained when you serve customers. This mode will last you a long time as it takes a while to die.

This game is a heap of fun and provides alot of replay value. It is the most overlooked game of its genre and deserves more sales then it is currently getting. I love playing this game more than Sally's Salon or the other time management games that I own. The game in my opinion needs a new mode or two such as a Time Challenge game to earn as much as you can in a certain time. Alot of addicting fun and I would definitely recommend that you check out the game if you enjoy other games of this genre. For the 60% off price of $1.99 it is great value.

Gameplay- 8.5/10
Graphics- 9/10
Sound- 8/10
Overall- 8.5/10


I would recommend this game if you enjoyed- Cooking Mama

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15 Responses to "The Com2Us Collection: Crazy Hotdogs: Tailgate Party"

Nick Says :
February 27, 2009 at 5:14 PM

This application is also an awesome app made by com2us. This game seems really intresting from what I read.

In the review, you said there are 3 different locations. Thanks for the chance!
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raoupp Says :
February 27, 2009 at 5:25 PM

You can sell hotdogs in three locations in the mission mode.
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Donald Says :
February 27, 2009 at 6:31 PM

Currently, there are three different mission locations available to do.

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wiredmind Says :
February 28, 2009 at 12:05 AM

There are 3 different mission locations to do and complete the $100,000 challenge in the game.

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hope I win.

Irene Says :
February 28, 2009 at 12:13 AM

Answer to the quiz:
there are three different mission locations available to do.

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Mini Me Says :
February 28, 2009 at 3:39 PM

3 different locations

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Tone Flem Says :
February 28, 2009 at 8:51 PM

there are 3 different locations currently

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iPhone_touch Says :
March 1, 2009 at 4:56 AM

There are THREE DIFFERENT LOCATIONS available.
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Heather_Says Says :
March 1, 2009 at 3:57 PM

Three different locations. :)

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