Battle for the White House: Politician Knockout

Price: $0.99
Battle for the White House: Written iPhone App Review

Reviewed by Philip Chan

Do you ever feel like letting politicians know what you really think? Sometimes do you want to smack a politician for saying something so far fetched?? Then the Battle for the White House app from developer Jones Brothers Gaming is the perfect game app for you! It is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad, and runs on iOS 4.0 or later.


When you first load Battle for the White House, you will be prompted to view 4 candidates, all which bear not so subtle hints of the current politicians that have been in the media spotlight lately. Once you tap the “Play” button your in for the fight of life starting with one of these opponents. Get ready and brace yourself to throw hits and get hit! There are various attack and block functions on the sides of the screen (2 functions on the left side, and 3 functions on the right side). The key is to get in as many hits that you can to knock down your opponent before the time is up for that particular round. If you are good, then you can get at least a few knockouts of your opponent in before the round is done. You can view your attack and winning or losing status, along with your opponent’s health status via the two meter bars on the upper right and left hand side of the app screen.

Appearance and Layout:

Batlle for the White House iPhone App Review

The overall appearance of Battle for the White House is relatively decent. Everything is from the subjects to the background images are kept basic, so the main focus can be the fighting rounds. The characters are comical and in every way amusing to look at and attack. App navigation is a breeze, and the layout is easy to figure out. The actual fighting action and animation is pretty up to par, and any effects are not over the top. Background music and sound effects are in line with the actual combat and round closure and enhance the overall game play rather than pose as a distraction.


For Battle for the White House being offered for 99 cents is an average deal. It is an amusing app, and will bound to let users unleash their fury on politicians that they can’t ever do in person. It will be sure to provide hours of hilarious entertainment and can even serve as a stress reducer during break periods. Since it is a simple game with a simple premise, any user of any age can revel in its fun. Younger users may not understand or recognize the characters, but the entertaining part of taking out their opponent should be good enough.

Battle for the White House iPhone app requires iOS 4.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) 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]

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