Fibble – Review – Help an alien get home

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On April 3, 2012

App Type: Games

Fibble – Review – Help an alien get home

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By: Crytek

Version #: 1.0

Date Released: 2012-04-29

Developer: Crytek

Price: 1.99

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A refreshing alternative to your typical alien trying to take over the world game, Fibble has you try to save the alien instead. In Fibble, players take control of a bite-sized chubby little alien who has crashed his ship into an earthly household. Armed with the blueprints of the humble abode, he tries to navigate himself through the various locations in the house and get back home.

The gameplay mechanism of Fibble is much like that of mini golf, where the objective of each stage is to get Fibble from one end to the other alongside the now common physics mechanism that makes the game realistic. However, it is the design ideas put in place for the game that sets it apart from the rest.

For starters, Fibble boasts of graphics that are comparable to a 3D animated film. Cute and easy on the eyes, Fibble appeals not only to casual gamers, but to those who want a break from visually intensive games.  Fibble renders places commonly seen in a regular home, like a kitchen, into a somewhat fantasy abode where anything can happen while not overly exaggerating what is shown to players.

In the sound department, Fibble scores for complimenting its cutesy graphics with equally cute sounds effects. This includes cheerful and catchy music that easily brightens up one’s mood, as well as random squeals that are just so cute.

For $1.99, Fibble is an app that is worth the download. With an decent amount of levels to plough through, expect to spend many an hour navigating the house to get a stranded Fibble back home.

Quick Take

Value:Med.

Would I Buy Again:Yes.

Learning Curve:Simple. Instructions are clear and concise.

Who Is It For:Anyone and everyone.

What I Like:The graphics that simply scream cute!

What I Don't Like:Not that many levels, though some might argue that this prevents the game from getting draggy.

Final Statement:Help an alien get home!

Read the Developer's Notes:
EXPERIENCE EARTH FROM A WHOLE NEW PERSPECTIVE IN THE PHYSICS-BASED PUZZLER FIBBLE – FLICK ’N’ ROLL!

When the cute but curiously brave extraterrestrial explorer ‘Fibble’ and his friends crash-land in a regular suburban home, the world we take for granted suddenly starts to look a lot like alien territory.

HELP FIBBLE TO FIND HIS FRIENDS

In the dramatic crash, Fibble becomes separated from his crew as they’re scattered all over the mysterious house. Combine the unique skills of Fibble’s friends and discover all sorts of new possibilities: Overcome obstacles with some help from Byte, scale new heights with Ragno and inject some speed into proceedings with a boost from Vroom or Docto.

INTUITIVE TAP CONTROLS FOR FAST-PACED FUN

Use intuitive taps of the touch screen to flick, roll and control Fibble as he embarks on an adventure to reassemble his crew and blast back into space.

30 EXCITING LEVELS IN 4 UNIQUE LIVING SPACES

Discover the bright and colorful world of ‘Fibble – Flick ‘n’ Roll’ with its ambitious courses set in 4 distinct rooms ranging from the kitchen, to the bathroom, to the kid’s room and to the basement. Solve each Puzzle with a combination of logic, skill and reflexes.

VIBRANT GRAPHICS

Experience high-definition gaming like never before supported by top-notch features completely new to the mobile experience.

HIGH QUALITY REAL TIME 3D CINEMATICS

Learn more about Fibble’s dramatic adventure with his adorably cute crew in high-quality realtime 3D cinematics in ’Fibble – Flick ’n’ Roll’.

CHALLENGING PHYSICS-BASED GAMEPLAY AND HOURS OF REPLAY VALUE.

Enjoy a groundbreaking gameplay experience that is highly addictive and guarantees many hours of sheer fun.

BECOME THE ULTIMATE MASTER OF THE GAME

Along the way there are achievements to bag, objectives to complete and online scoreboards to climb—all of which will keep you coming back for more!

Become a fan of Fibble on Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/fibblegame

Follow Fibble on Twitter
http://twitter.com/#!/fibblegame

See Fibble in action on YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/fibblegame

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A water polo player from Singapore, Wei Jie devotes most of his time to training. However, when he's not occupied by water training or pushing himself in the gym, expect to see him squinting at his iPhone testing out new apps.

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