Sparkle the Game Review
- Great powerups.
- Lots of content.
- Solid marble popping gameplay.
- If you own another marble popper, this might not be different enough to warrent purchase.
Sparkle is a very well made addition to the marble popper genre. If you haven't had your fill of exploding strings of marbles, give this a whirl.
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The match three marble popper is a genre with a lot of entries and not much innovation. Sparkle, the latest marble popper entry isn't exactly innovative either, but it blends a couple different ideas together and presents them very well. You travel through Cranberry Woods clearing strings of marbles, exploring the woods, and earning amulets which grant you powers.
Control is all tap based. You tap on the screen where you want the marble to shoot and if you pop a marble into two or more of the same colour they will dissapear, and if you are lucky, start a chain. Large chains will leave powerups that can help clear more marbles. This game contains some interesting ones, starting out with simple additions like accuracy aids all the way to moon craters destroying most of the board.
The game is bright and colourful, sporting some nice power up, and lighting effects. The sound is what you'd expect in a marble popper, but the music tracks are very memorable and really add to the gameplay experience. Alongside the main gamemode with a host of secrets and unlockables, there are challenges, and a survival mode as well.
It's been a while since we've seen a new marble popper, and Sparkle is a great addition to the genre. The multiple game modes, the amulets and the crazy powerups should keep you playing. If you love marble poppers, you can't go wrong with this title.
DescriptionPop the Orbs and Save the World!
"Highly polished and easily recommended action puzzler."
(5/5) "It's a blast."
(5/5) "Sparkle has wonderful details and exciting gameplay."
(4.5/5) "Sparkle has taken over the throne as best marble shooter in the App Store. MUST BUY."
Get ready to save the Crowberry Woods in this marble shooter hit!
Banish the Orbs of Darkness with your Orb Slinger by tapping where you want your orb to land. Match three same color orbs to make them disappear. Match more to earn amazing Powerups! Don't let the Orbs of Darkness fall into the abyss!
Discover more than ten powerful Amulets like Firebolt throughout your journey. Use the Amulets to clear some of the trickier challenges. Embark on an extraordinary journey and reclaim your land!
- Enjoy hours of top quality action puzzling
- Travel through Crowberry Woods and discover more than 10 powerful Amulets
- Use over a dozen powerups
- Game Center Achievements
- Magnificent soundtrack (check the trailer!)
- Uncover the 12 secrets of the woods. Hint: Butterflies
- Wide selection of different hand crafted levels
- 3 game modes: Quest, Challenges, and Survival.
- Includes colorblind mode.
Check out the gameplay trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHQUI9R8mPI