Flick Golf! Review
- Intuitive flick-based interface.
- Vibrant international locations.
- Varied game modes and difficulty levels.
- Only Openfeint currently supported for scores/achievements.
Flick Golf! is a great addition to the list of flick-style of sports titles and while it only really offers one form of gameplay, it's polished and great to kill off a few spare minutes.
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So sure, you've flicked footballs and you've pelted 'Speak & Spell's at a rampaging grandma zombie, but now Full Fat allow you to live out your fantasy as a pro-golfer in Flick Golf! Well OK, it's not like you'll be entering in to the PGA tournament in this title, but Flick Golf! turns something as relaxing as hitting a few golf balls down at the driving range in to something challenging and fun.
Like a lot of flick-converted sport titles, your aim is to get the ball to reach a designated zone and points are awarded for how accurate your shot is thanks to labeled concentric rings around the hole. Players also have access to an after-swing spin system where the ball can have top, back or side spin added to the shot up until the third bounce. Without wind interfering this makes getting a hole in one relatively simple, but changing positions and increasing winds will quickly ramp up the challenge.
There are several international locations to unlock as you improve your skills, with each area featuring simple, yet stunningly bright and colorful environments. The music that introduces each area is also fantastically well themed and it's a shame that there's no option to leave it playing in the background - I guess I just don't seem to be able to get my fill of bagpipes!
Whether you take your time with the World Tour mode or pop in for a fast Quickshot round, Flick Golf! is a great way to kill some time on the go regardless of whether or not you're a fan of Golf in general.
DescriptionPlay the most addictive golf game on the App Store! No. 1 Sports Game in over 100 Countries! "Impossible to put down" - EUROGAMER
No clubs. No rules. Flick, spin and curve your shots to sink the perfect hole in one.
Watch out for hazards! Bunkers, trees, sand and wind will all challenge your skills as you drive for the high score.
Flick Golf is just the most fun you'll have on the fairway, but practice makes perfect! The questions is, can you master it?
WHAT THE PRESS SAY:
"Full Fat Games have done it again but this time they have produced the best of 'em all." - APPYZILLA
"Will keep you coming back for more again and again." - TOUCH REVIEWS
"Flick Golf has taken me completely by surprise. This is a truly great reimagintion of portable golf and I highly praise Full Fat for having the guts to blaze new ground." - NO DPAD
"Full Fat has picked up the ball-flicking baton from PikPok, laid it on the ground, and taken a nine-iron to it." - POCKETGAMER
"The game looks great with beautiful hole landscapes for each location all rendered in retina quality 3D. These are some of the best looking graphics yet on iOS devices which look so realistic." - iPHONE APPLES
• Full HD resolution on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Retina Display.
• Course graphics recreated for a new generation - Flick Golf now looks better than ever!
• Full iOS 8 support.
• Variable weather conditions.
• Incredible controls for in-flight spin and curve.
• Stunningly realised 3D environments.
• Game Center leaderboards and achievements.
What's New in Version 1.8.1• iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus compatibility
• Optimized for iOS 9
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