Four summer blockbuster games that don’t suck

These days, big-budget blockbuster movies are usually accompanied by story-driven mobile games. They usually tie in with the movie plot in many ways, and sometimes they put you in the shoes of the main character. The idea behind these types of games is great, but more often than not, they are completely disappointing.

With that in mind, I found four that are actually not so bad. Sure they’re not perfect or even great, for that matter. But they do have specific qualities that make them enjoyable, especially for big fans of the movies.

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Monsters University: Android (99 cents) | iOS (99 cents) Primarily a game for kids, Monsters University is the official mobile game for the Disney Pixar film of the same name. In it, you play as Mike, Sulley, or Squishy, as you hone your child-scaring skills in two different game modes: Catch Archie and Toxicity Challenge.

While both game modes offer different story lines and objectives, they don’t offer any significantly different gameplay. In both, your job is to run through a stage, pick up coins, and dodge hazardous objects along the way. The problem, of course, is that this can get repetitive. Unlockable power-ups do help to change things up a bit, but for t… [Read more]


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giveaway / June 23, 2013 / Software
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