Version Reviewed: 1.01
Device Reviewed On: iPad 3
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At the surface, Tiny Crasher 2 - War at the Super Hero Temple is just an average, everyday block-breaking game. But look deeper, and players will be happy to discover that it adds an immersive and approachable style of gameplay that differentiates it from genre-dominators such as Block Breaker 3 Unlimited.
As in most block-breaking games, Tiny Crasher 2 sets players out with the familiar task of destroying blocks. But that's where the familiarity stops - as Tiny Crasher 2 has a few tricks up it's sleeve to say the least. For example, it's not in every game that players can buy weapons such as rockets and grenades to help them in their quest to destroy every block on their screen.
Tiny Crasher 2 definitely is a refreshing change from other block-breaking games. Players will find that the massive amount of extras that the game offers is a definite plus. These extras range from new balls to level packs. These extras can either be unlocked via IAP or buy scoring a certain amount of points in-game. It's definitely a positive sign to see that players can use skill to unlock extras rather than solely relying on purchasing them using money.
After a while, I found that Tiny Crasher 2 got a bit repetitive. Of course, this is to be expected in a game where the goal doesn't vary much from level to level - but suffice to say I don't see myself ever purchasing the level packs in the future.
In most block-breaking games, the only thing that the player has to avoid is dropping the ball. Tiny Crasher 2 flips this norm on it's head, ensuring that players are constantly on the look out for falling dolls and missiles. Another interesting tidbit added to this app is the inclusion of a comic book describing the origin of the 'Crashers' that we see throughout the game. Surprisingly enough, this comic was a fun read and definitely added a nice layer of character development to an otherwise simple game.
Although some players (like myself) may find the game repeating itself after ten or so levels, it's hard to deny the charm that some aspects of this game possess. Having to avoid falling objects and being able to purchase upgrades such as grenades definitely add a fun element to this stale genre, which in my eyes is enough to make Tiny Crasher 2 worth a look for anyone!