Horse Racing Winner 3D: Written iPhone App Review
Do you like horses? Are you a fan of horse racing? Then take horse racing to a whole new level with the Horse Racing Winner 3D app from developer HaKuNa Games! It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and runs on iOS 4.2 or later.
When the user first loads Horse Racing Winner 3D they are prompted with the main start menu along with icons to access Twitter, Facebook, email, and Game Center. There are also additional options such as learning contacting the developer and also have access to more games made by the same developer. When the user selects to start the game they will be prompted to select a horse that varies in power, speed, recovery, and stamina. They will also be able to view their current standings and bonus status. Upon going to the next selection window, the user will be able to view their destination locations. From there on, the user will be able to participate in the actual horse race. By holding on to the left bottom hand corner of the device screen, the user can navigate the direction of their horse. By holding onto right bottom hand of the screen, the user can control the speed and stamina of the horse. All along the race track their will be certain symbols that the user’s horse can pass through that will provide more health stamina or speed boosts for their horse. Obviously the goal is to gain first place and acquire more bonus points. At the end of the race the user can either replay the same race to get a better score, or they can proceed to the next race at a different destination.
There are eight different types of mounts that the user can strengthen as well as four riding and horse characteristics that can help the user achieve being number one. With the latest update to the app, the developers have reduced the amount of food consumption by the horse, and also improved the rate of getting food. Other improvements such as unlocking two mounts simultaneously and the cancellation of the gambling mode have also been done in the latest app revision.
Appearance and Layout:
The overall graphics of Horse Racing Winner 3D is pretty well done. The racers and the horses have a 3D look to them and the color scheme is very bright and appealing. The animation is decent, and racing doesn’t appear to lag unless the user’s horse itself is slowing done or running out of steam. The general layout is clear and easy to comprehend. The user functions might appear a bit tricky at first, but the game play starts off with animated pictures on each corner indicating what functions do what. Based on that the user should be able to figure out how to proceed in the game play in no time.
For Horse Racing Winner 3D being offered for free is a nice deal. Since most game apps these days range in the free to 99 cents range, many people may jump to purchase this app. It is well done, and it offers a unique gaming experience like no other, so some might still be willing to pay. It is suitable for all ages and audiences.
Horse Racing Winner 3D iPhone app requires iOS 4.2 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. A small expedite fee was paid by the developer to speed up the publication of this review. The iPhone app reviews rating: [Rating: 4/5]