Appy Monday – Respawnables

thopon-authorThopon Chowdhury (@ThoponChowdhury)

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Respawnables has managed to capture great interest on the App Store as the multiplayer platform has impressed thousands with all its violence and humour. For those who are unfamiliar with the FPS genre, the games main objective is to kill all your opponents within a given amount of time. Like most first person shooter games. Respawnables provides a fun factor to FPS with its cartoony graphics, fictional weapons and detailed maps.

The game is essentially a simplified call of duty, you move around with a virtual joystick on the left and shoot whilst moving the camera around on the right. In this edition of Appy Monday we review The Respawnables, including why this game may or may not be the game to download on your iPhone.

 

Design

The gameplay itself can be slow at times including some functionality faults. The cartoon based character models and in game maps hold bright colours and detailed object designs. There are a variety of character models with appealing outfits and exaggerated weapons which will keep the user experimenting for hours. The menu is simple and organised which provides the user with an efficient experience whilst navigating.

5/5

 

UX

The game is easy to move around and very intuitive for the user because of the clear buttons presented on the screen. There is a lot going on in the menu and although it is organised, it can feel a little packed with the buttons having to scroll due to the lack of space on the screen.

4/5

 

Fun Factor

Running around, killing others, collecting in game cash, leveling up and upgrading guns and character models. This game is packed full of fun and action. Its cartoony feel gives it a less serious aspect and allows us to enjoy the game whether we win or lose.

5/5

 

Addictive/Reusable

The multiplayer system definitely gives users a reason to come back. The game gives you an option to play with friends and two game modes to choose from. A variety of weapons and character models gives the game more objectives which users play for.

5/5

 

Value

Respawnables is free to download on the app store. It isn’t an essential in terms of someone’s day-to-day yet it is free and a great way to pass or enjoy your free time.

4/5

 

Verdict

The games graphics can sometimes be slow and glitchy. There is a massive push for in-app purchases that may ruin a fully satisfied experience. This also results to unbalanced games as players may have bought much stronger items even though they are on the same game level as you. The design of the game is very colourful and appealing. It has smooth navigation which allows users to have a perfect user experience. Its multiplayer platform is one of the main reasons users tend to return to app which gives this FPS game huge value.

4/5

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