Posted June 27, 2010 7:41pm


5 of 5 bars
  • PRICE: $0.99
  • SOUND: 5
  • CONTROL: 5
  • FUN: 5
  • VALUE: 5
SUMMARY: A sidescroller similar to Metroid

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iPhone is not known to have many good sidescrollers and pin fact there has only been one that I have ever truly enjoyed. But that has definitely changed with the release of Grokion. The app pays homage to the classic sidescrollers on systems like the Sega Genesis.

It reminded me a lot of the games Vectorman and Metroid. The game mainly consists of running through the level defeating enemies and pushing boxes around to create platforms. The first thing I noticed about the app is that the gameplay was actually smooth. The character controlled exactly how I wanted him to and there was rarely a time when I didn\'t feel in control. The game is being released in different episodes with every one following being released for free. This means you are going to get a lot of content for the price that you pay.

At the time of is review , this app was the best sidescroller I have ever played on the iPhone and is definitely something I would recommend. It has great graphic, as custom soundtrack, and some of the smoothest gameplay for an iPhone sidescroller I have seen. Check it out.

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