Secret Agents! Review
- Easy to pickup 'spy vs spy' action.
- Fun to play against friends.
- Wooden, repetitive gameplay against AI opponents.
- Skewed camera view hard to look at for extended periods.
Agents! brings back an interesting and competitive style of espionage and counter-espionage tactics that's best played with friends instead of the game's AI.
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Agents! by Clickgamer.com and Fancy Factory have revived the Spy vs Spy formula of espionage-based action gameplay and players will need to ransack labs, castles and offices to be the first to escape with the secrets hidden within.
Getting around the world of Agents! is surprisingly simple and players merely have to tap to walk to a new location and drag to spin the room they're currently in around them. Each map features a series of inter-connected rooms with a series of objects inside each one that can be searched for the secret documents you require. Various weapons also populate the maps and players can set a series of traps from remote bombs to tripwires and even a bazooka for one on one battles. If a player is killed without the other player being present, their information is randomly redistributed around the level, instead of being stolen directly by the opposing agent.
Visually things are a little bit skewed, with the virtual lens for the top-down camera deforming the world in a soft fish-eye fashion. This allows you to see far more than you'd ordinarily be able to, making it easier to see when an enemy enters the room, but it can also be hard to look at over extended sessions.
While there is a relatively short story campaign, the true fun is in playing against your friends in local multiplayer matches. Being able to laugh at your friends when they stumble on to a trap is almost priceless and makes the lack of online play almost forgivable. Agents! is far too simple and repetitive to enjoy on your own, so if you can grab some friends to join you this is definitely a worthwhile investment, otherwise you may be disappointed at spending all your time setting traps for AI enemies instead.
DescriptionInfiltrate, investigate, and escape. Step into the world of a super sleuth in this espionage puzzle-adventure. You have accepted a mission to save the world from the threat of a top secret super weapon. An engrossing single player campaign and ultra competitive multiplayer gameplay await you in Secret Agents!
YOUR MISSION, SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT
Infiltrate offices and secluded country estates to find hidden information about the nature of your enemies…or even your friends. Leave no stone unturned and no filing cabinet unchecked as you work your way around the map. Find the documents, then find the exit-but be careful, you may not be the only spy on a mission. Will you complete your mission and remain undetected?
AGENT vs AGENT MULTIPLAYER ACTION
As well as the engrossing single player campaign filled with many twists and turns, Secret Agents! Has a multiplayer experience that works with iPhone v Mac or iPhone or iPad! Multiplayer over a WLAN ( all players and devices will need to connect to the same access point) lets you face off against your friends - race to get the documents and escape first, but you had better look out because your opponent is also on the hunt and will do anything to compromise you.
GUNS & GADGETS
Sometimes detection is unavoidable. For times like these, every agent needs something to get them out of a squeeze. In Secret Agents! You have all manner of gadgets and gizmos at your disposal, ranging from the classic revolver for a close range gunfight to a tripwire detonated explosive for taking out your target with a bit more of a bang.
CRYSTAL CHALLENGES & LEADERBOARDS
Lay down Crystal challenges to your friends and see who the number one spy is! Search for the documents as fast as you can to beat your friend’s time and prove you are the top agent.
Compare your spying scores against the rest of the world using Crystal
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What's New in Version 1.3- Changed name from Agents! -> Secret Agents!
- Minor Bug Fixes