Developer: Sync Studios
Version Reviewed: 1.0
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With a title only a mother could love, Zap Zap Bleat Bleat charges into the zombie/line puzzle genre (?) like a bull in a red tinted hall of mirrors.
Honestly, the whole concept of Zap Zap Bleat Bleat is a bit (extremely) odd. I'm not one to complain about an odd concept at all, but the whole package just might not work for some people. Here's the premise, some evil corporation dumped nuclear waste, the waste turned into a virus, and now the sheep have turned into zombies. Somehow, the fate of the world rests on your shoulders as you seem to be the only one able to stop these sheep. Using your laser cannon and a collection of directional and multidirectional mirrors, you have to kill every sheep on the screen using just one shot. Why only one shot when the fate of humanity is at stake? Not too sure about that one.
Past the ridiculous premise, the game is really just so-so. For Sync Studio's first game it's definitely not a bad effort, but I would like to see a bit more going on before I could give it my ultimate stamp of approval. Maybe some different guns or some kind of upgradeable attack system would break up the monotony of the standard mirror placement and fire going on now.
Fans of puzzle game though may find themselves pretty happy with Zap Zap Bleat Bleat because the game does offer up a pretty hefty challenge. Once you get past a few of the easier levels, you'll find yourself in maps that have tons of obstacles and strange sheep placements to trip you up. It doesn't have all the sides and trimmings that some of the genre greats possess, but Zap Zap Bleat Bleat really is pretty nice for what it sets out to do.