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London 2012 – Official Mobile Game Review

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We’re all getting quite excited over here in the UK with the Olympics starting is 25 days time and this new app is just the thing to curb that excitement in-between times…

 

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Category: Games
Updated: June 19, 2012
Version: 1.0.2
Size: 143 MB
Developer: NEOWIZ

Our Ratings

Graphics/Sound: 5/5
User Interface: 4/5
Gameplay: 5/5
Re-use/play value: 5/5
Overall Rating: 5/5

Price: Free/download

NB: We tested the free version, the paid for version is $2.99/£1.99 and comes with 5,000 stars which you can use to purchase game items and customise your character further. With the free version, you can purchase additional items at any stage within the app.

What Is It?

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This is the Official London 2012 Olympic Games for your iPhone/iPad. It must be noted though that this game is incompatible with iPod Touch, iPhone 3GS or earlier and the first generation iPad.

Is It Easy To Use?

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Yes and it comes jam packed with content. You start by creating your own character, choosing gender, hair color and ability levels, there are actually 220 items to customize your character with. You can choose to represent your own country or anyone elses. You will then discover that there are 9 Olympic events to compete in, these include 100M hurdles, 100M freestyle, double trap, triple jump, pole vault, 100 m butterfly, kayak and archery.

You can train your character to help gain strength, speed and technique, in fact there are three gaming modes, Training, Olympic and Challenge. In the Challenge mode you can challenge your Facebook friends or compete in-game challenges.

 

Is It Fun?

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Oh yes, most definitely, in fact we think once you start playing this app you will have great difficulty trying to stop. It is very addictive and exciting, just really entertaining.

Is It Pretty?

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Very much so, the graphics are tremendous and that just adds to the enormous play and entertainment value of this game.

Should You Download It?

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Yes absolutely, you must, we haven’t heard from one person yet that hasn’t been impressed with this app. We are sure you will love it.

Video Demonstration

 

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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