Crooked Path iPhone Puzzle Game App Review

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crooked Path for iPhone is a puzzle runner that is a true challenge and a test of your reflex skills. The game can be a bit frustrating at times, and hence it is not for the faint hearted. You can get Crooked Path app for $1.99 from iTunes App Store.

Features

The visuals in Crooked Path for iPhone are clean and simple. The pseudo optical illusions remind a bit about Monument Valley. The colors are beautiful; the game features a nice range of soft pastels to bright and vibrant hues, as well as some fun light particle effects. The animations are slick and smooth. The ambient, atmospheric soundtrack that is rather immersive. Crooked Path for iPhone is a level based game. So you got to solve the current level to advance to the next. The objective in the game is to guide your runner to the light, glowing portal at the end of a labyrinth. But the game play is harder than it appears, and since the controls just require one touch, you got to figure out the turn patterns and where you need to go while collecting the white orbs. The game is insanely difficult from the word go. Clearly, it is not for someone who gets frustrated easily.

Crooked Path iPhone Game App Review

The controls are easy. Simply tap on the screen at the right moment to turn right/left. But the runner could turn only one way when he reaches certain forks in the road. This could be a bit confusing at first. But this is also part of the puzzle and you got to memorize the turns that you take at those forks, and remember them for the next attempt. Yes, you’ll fail lots of times. Once you get the pattern down and make those right turns at the precise moments, you should be able to reach the end goal, notwithstanding the number of attempts it might take for each stage.
New game mechanics are introduced as you progress, and this makes the game a lot interesting. You are not penalized for failing, and there is no time limit either. You only need lots of patience to play the game.

Conclusion

Crooked Path game for iPhone got a beautiful visual style that is nice and clean. The background score is soothing and immersive and sounds better over a headphone. The game play is fast, challenging and rather frustrating at times. You got to have tons of patience to keep on playing the game despite the failures. The game has no time limits and you’re not penalized for failing either. But you got to clear a level to progress to the next stage. Overall, it is not a game for casual gamers. But if you are a hardcore gamer who wants a real test and is up for the challenge, you may check out Crooked Path.

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