- Leaderboard and achievement access via Plus+.
- Easy to use control scheme and gameplay.
- Players can use their iPod during gameplay.
- The shadowed out visuals make for an interesting style, but seems like an unnecessary choice.
- The game features only one main game mode.
- No bonuses or other varying little quirks.
If you enjoy vertical launching games like Doodle Jump, then Scarecrow is a worthwhile game to have some fun with.
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In the tradition of other high flying games like Sheep Launcher and Doodle Jump, Scarecrow offers players the chance to launch a small rag doll character high into the atmosphere in order to get the highest score possible. Players must launch their scarecrow while collecting corn to blast themselves further upwards and avoiding other obstacles and enemies in order to keep flying.
Once your scarecrow is in the air, you will have to collect corn by directing him using the iPhones tilt controls. You collect corn to not only to blast you higher but increase the letters in the ‘scarecrow’ word at the top of the screen. This allows you to tap the screen and launch him around obstacles or into hard to reach corn to keep him flying.
The silhouetted visuals look sharp but don’t really add anything to the gameplay. The sound effects are sound great but can be a bit loud, requiring you to turn down the volume while playing. Since there is also no music in the game, players are free to use their iPod instead.
While the game offers decent gameplay with leaderboards access, it still needs work. Unlike other similar titles, the game doesn’t feature any power-ups, which can leave gameplay seeming a bit too repetitive after a while. And it’s a shame that you can’t see the fun limb ripping action as well as you could if the scarecrow was in colour. But like most games of this genre, Scarecrow will provide you with some quick thrills and something to do in your spare time.
DescriptionEzone.com's Scarecrow with Plus+ is so fun, it's scary! If you want quick pick-up-and-play action, rag-doll physics and tons of explosions, then download this game now!
Scarecrow has something for everyone:
➊ PLUS+ challenges, awards and leaderboards
➋ quick pick-up-and-play
➌ ragdoll physics
➍ lose a limb and keep on going
➎ heaps of explosions
➏ unique cartoon art-style
➐ multiple baddies (puffer, chainsaw, spike, crow, chomper, and more)
➑ cool particle effects and eye-popping visuals
Touch the screen to trigger an explosion and send Scarecrow skyward. Keep moving up by collecting corn and avoid the baddies by tilting your device left and right to steer.
But watch out for the baddies as you get higher - they have a nasty habit of ripping Scarecrow's limbs off - and as limbs get removed Scarecrow's physics response changes. Can you handle him when all that's left is a lump of straw?
Featuring Plus+ direct push challenges, awards and global leaderboards you'll be able to go head-to-head against your friends to see who is the Scarecrow champion! (note: OS 3.x required for push challenges)
For more info, videos and screenshots visit http://iphone.ezone.com
More iPhone fun and games from Ezone.com: Crazy Snowboard, Galactic Gunner, Crazy Pumpkin, Crazy Lighter, Crazy Chainsaw
What's New in Version 1.0.3- Updated Plus+ SDK
- More challenging: collect 5 corn pieces to charge a letter