Steambirds Survival HD Review – An addictive, free strategy game

On August 16, 2012

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Steambirds Survival HD Review – An addictive, free strategy game

Our rating:

By: SpryFox

Version #: 1.1

Date Released: 2011-11-30

Developer: SpryFox

Price: 0

User Rating:

There was a time when Flash games were all the rage. Do you remember these days? When your laptop’s fan went from 1000 to 10000 just because you were playing some “silly” Flash game. Slowly but surely, good quality games started to enter the battle, and won. Steambirds was one of them, and here’s the iPhone and iPad version (this is a universal app).

Steambirds Survival is an original and stylish turn based game, where you control a wide array of allied airplanes fighting the onslaught of German bombers and fighters in an alternate reality. With tons and tons of levels, this is an amazingly complete free game. There are in-app purchases, but you can play the whole game without needing them.

All levels are unlockable by playing (you earn “copper” as you play, copper is then used to unlock new levels or get reinforcements) although each level is a lot harder to come by and you’ll get to the point when you’ll just pay to unlock more levels, be prepared. It’s addictive and very polished.

Of course, it’s not expensive, it’s addictive and a universal app. So… Try it and tell me if you can give up!

Quick Take


Would I Buy Again:Yes, it's free

Learning Curve:Medium

Who Is It For:Strategy lovers

What I Like:The concept of the game

What I Don't Like:The difficulty of getting into new levels

Final Statement:A very good strategy game

Read the Developer's Notes:
Steambirds Survival HD, the sequel to the hit game Steambirds (first released in 2010 and played by over 12 million people worldwide) is brought to you by its original creator, Spry Fox, and by Halfbrick, the developer of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride!

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