Welcome gamers to another week of iOS reviews. The first game that was looked at this week was Tap Heroes. Tap Heroes is a game that allows players to venture around slaying monsters with only two controls. The control scheme is the player either taps the left side of the screen to heal, or the right side to attack. The overall concept of the game is extremely simple, but the team that worked on the game have done some great things to make a simple button mashing game interesting. For instance the player game increase their abilities. Another feature that was added to this experience that gave it some depth was additional party members. While playing the game other characters will join the players group. One of these additional characters is a wizard. The wizard helps the gamer by healing them. These party members can also be upgraded like the main character. Overall Tap Heroes is a well-made simple game that will keep gamers entertained while on the go.
The second game that was looked at was Chess. This chess game has two-paid versions. One of the versions of the game is a $1.99, and the other $8.99. The one we looked at was the cheaper of the two. This chess game is great for anyone who is new to the game, or a seasoned pro. The player can set a difficulty from 1 -100. The computer in the game is beatable so players wont feel like they are beating a god, but that doesn’t mean victories come easy. The game the also has a training mode, and a coach setting that can be turned on and off in the settings menu. Appearance wise this game is great. The player can choose what type of board they want to play on, and the types of pieces. Gamers can also tweet about their victories to their friends form the app. Gameplay wise this game has all the features that are essential to for a chess game. The first being the player can get hints, and force moves. Both theses features give control to the gamer. Another great control feature that this game has is the ability to retrace ones moves. This feature is extremely helpful in the event that you accidently moved the piece to the wrong place. The only problem that this game has is the menus. At times trying to find various things can be difficult. Overall Chess is a great chess game for novices, and pros.