Electrocute is an arcade game by Full Control APS. $1.99
To be honest my initial reaction to an arcade game like this was somewhere along of lines of, "Ugh!" I then played three levels and my opinion was completely changed. This game is really addictive and provides a great challenge which incorporates the multi touch system of the iDevices to perfection. In blatant terms the game is basically save the sheep from the evil UFO's. How do you do that I hear you ask? Well simple. Touch the screen with two fingers and between them a lightning bolt appears that kills anything that it hits, including sheep. As well as multiple power ups and farmers that help you, this game packs alot of punch.
The graphics in this game is brilliant. While saying that there are only three different UFO's, power-ups and some sheep, but these are all made perfectly. The background gives it a great feel. Nothing graphics wise is made poorly and each individual item on the screen looks amazing. Only one background is used in the entire game as no more in my opinion are needed, it fits the theme. The controls are so easy to use and simple to pick up. One touch to use a power-up and two fingers held on the screen to create the lightning. Nothing else is needed and makes for a great, quick and easy game.
The sound works really well with the game. An eerie background music is played that you would expect on children's horror films. It is the wind blowing at the dead of night. Nothing else is really used in Electrocute but as with the graphics, nothing else is needed.
The game is very fun to play and you can quite easily get addicted to it, but there is a downside. I found that after periods of 30 minutes or more that it got quite repetitive, especially in the harder levels. The only game mode forces you to progress through as many levels by destroying all UFO's as you can before losing all your lives. As you get further into the game it gets more difficult with more UFO's and more sheep to avoid. If the UFO's get a chance they will suck the sheep into them, but they can be stopped by a simple touch on the UFO. There is a time on each level that if completed in that time you get so many points as a bonus.
As much fun as this is, with no other game modes to play around with, this sadly won't keep you repeatedly coming back over and over again. Maybe an endless mode where the UFO's keep regenerating at a certain time may spice up the game. Very polished and a great arcade game, not for those who need alot of variety. $1.99 is a great price, I would recommend at least taking a look at it to see if it is for you.
I found the experience of playing quite Electrifying! (Bad Pun I know ;)
I would recommend this game if you enjoyed- Sneezies
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