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  • Summary: THIS PENGUIN IS READY TO MAKE SUSHI OF HIS ENEMIES• CAPTAIN ANTARCTICA GOES FULL THROTTLEHow far would you go to rescue your kidnapped wife and children? Would you team up with a crazy inventor and ride an experimental fish-powered jet scuba suit?! Would you boldly go where no penguin has gone before? YES, we hear – and that’s the spirit! Join Captain Antarctica on a breakneck mission and help him to overcome tons of devious enemies and obstacles. Destroy massive bosses and save your family and friends.• ENTER THE DEEPEST CORNERS OF THE OCEAN While you go deeper and deeper, make use of every crazy invention you can get! Inventor Ed has prepared powerful flashlights to overcome darkness; fish magnet add-ons, energy containers and some of the wackiest gadgets since the invention of fruit slicing. How about melon and cherry powered jet scuba suit?! Yeah...We have all that stuff. ? HD GraphicsExperience jaw dropping 2D art, carefully brought to perfection. Supports the new Retina Display!? 2 Control OptionsChoose between intuitive tilt and precise touch controls.? Hilarious Bonus ComicsFollow Captain Antarctica’s adventure closely, while he solves the mysteries of kidnapped penguins. ? 6 Unique Locations and SettingsDiscover the depths of the ocean with all of their diversity and secrets.? Massive BossesFight huge bosses and show them what penguins are made of.? Dozens of Whacky InventionsMake use of Ed's inventions to rescue your family.? Worldwide LeaderboardsCompete with your friends via Game Center.? Game Center AchievementsUnlock tons of achievements to get even more rewards and items. Expand
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  1. Jul 11, 2012
    80
    It won't take long to complete Captain Antarctica at only an hour or two, but it's an enjoyable ride while it lasts. The cute stylization of everything particularly lends itself to family gaming but anyone with a love of endless running but a craving for level progression will enjoy this pleasant journey.
  2. Jul 8, 2012
    80
    I should also mention the graphics, which look great. The characters are well designed and the levels are all sufficiently varied to keep gameplay interesting.
  3. Jul 6, 2012
    80
    Captain Antarctica is an up-beat casual title that plays with common 'endless' concepts and gives it a level-based treatment instead; while not as addictive, you'll come back for more just to hear it's catchy tune again.
  4. Jul 9, 2012
    80
    Featuring spot-on tilt controls, a great cartoonish presentation, and a variety of items to purchase and upgrade along the way, Captain Antarctica's main drawback is its length.
  5. Jul 9, 2012
    70
    Captain Antarctica is not the most original game, but it presents the content in a way that makes it feel fresh. With specific start and stop points in place, it makes it easier to pick up and play for brief periods.
  6. Jul 31, 2012
    70
    With there seeming to be no end to the endless runner genre on iOS, it's nice to see a high quality one released every once in a while. Captain Antarctica is in no way perfect, but it's fun while it lasts, and has plenty of features to keep you hooked for a while.
  7. Jul 12, 2012
    50
    All the while, we can't help but think that penguins deserve better than this, and that poor Captain Antarctica's family deserves a better fate than this.