Pinball Fantasies Review
- Unique designs on each different pinball machine.
- There are no online capabilities.
For the price you might come to expect a little more from this game. However a true fan of pinball games might be able to look past these faults.
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Pinball Fantasies brings arcade pinball machines to the iphone and ipod touch. There are seven different levels to chose from, each one having its own unique theme and traditional arcade sound effects.
The controls for this game are basic. You tap the ball to launch it and then tap the left or right side of the screen to make use of the paddles. During gameplay there is a hidden menu that is a far-cry from being user friendly as it is almost impossible to find. This is not a major fault but it definitely deducts from the overall functionality of the game.
The visuals are not spectacular but giving each pinball machine its own theme helps hold your interest. With each brightly decorated theme comes different goals and a new way to set that high score. These graphics, combined with the classic pinball arcade sound effects help to keep you engaged with the game, however if you prefer to listen to your ipod during gameplay that is also possible. It's unfortunate that this game does not have any online capabilities as it would really give it that little extra 'something'.
There are undoubtably a few faults with the navigation, but if you're in the market for an arcade pinball game then Pinball Fantasy should provide some enjoyment.
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Pinball Dreaming: Pinball Fantasies is the official iPhone version of the classic Amiga pinball arcade simulator originally released in 1992 and is the successor to the wildly popular Pinball Dreams!
The popular opinion is that Pinball Fantasies is the best pinball game for the iPhone - some even say it's the best simulated pinball ever created.
It features the 4 original tables with remastered graphics, interactive soundtracks and yet again comes with 100% of the original addictive game play. The game can be played in both portrait and landscape orientation.
The game runs in perfect 60FPS on all devices - the way nature intended! To remove occasional hiccups, turn WLAN and mail fetch off.
Extra goodies are smashing new menu graphics and a logo remaster from the original graphics author, Markus Nyström.
On top of that you will be catered to a brand new Pinball Dreaming -homepage and a forum at www.cowboyrodeo.net/pinballdreaming/ - complete with a special VIP section for buyers of the game with free MP3 remixes from the original musician, Olof Gustafsson!