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  • Summary: The world’s panda population is in decline, and your help is needed! Assist the lovestruck Yang Guang (male panda) to meet with his dream partner Tian Tian (female panda), in this highly innovative puzzle game. With a unique gameplay mechanic, a wide variety of levels, and beautiful High Definition graphics, Land-a Panda is one App Store title you won’t want to miss!

    Land-a Panda combines fast action based gameplay with puzzle mechanics, and a simple and intuitive touch control system. Launching Yang Guang from a cannon is as simple as tapping on it, although as you progress more complex objects are introduced, making your timing and planning ever more crucial.

    Unfortunately it’s not quite as simple as getting Yang Guang to meet with Tian Tian. If you don’t collect any of the golden love coins on your way, Tian Tian will not be impressed! To get maximum points (and love!) you must collect all three golden coins in each level, while avoiding a variety of enemies and obstacles along the way.

    Reaching Tian Tian will not always be easy, with a multitude of different cannons and obstacles to traverse Yang Guang through in order to reach his soul mate. From moving and rotating cannons, to teleports and spooky ghosts to avoid, you’ll need to master a number of skills to impress this fine lady.

    Yang Guang will travel through a number of different worlds, each of which is presented in bright and colourful High Definition Retina graphics. Easy to learn but difficult to master, can you collect all the golden coins and win the heart of the gorgeous Tian Tian?

    With a custom OpenFeint and Game Center integration, you’ll never have to leave the game to view your achievements and high scores.

Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Mar 18, 2011
    So there it is. One of the coolest features from a 1990s Super Nintendo game, wrapped within a colorful exterior starring one of the cutest video game characters we've seen since Cut the Rope's Om Nom. Download it now, thank us later.
  2. Mar 10, 2011
    A fun, refreshingly easy to enjoy puzzler for all ages.
  3. Mar 17, 2011
    Beneath Land-a Panda's adorable exterior is a surprisingly solid physics-based puzzler that's an absolute steal at it's bottom-shelf price of $0.99.
  4. Mar 10, 2011
    This physics puzzler is great to look at, and fun to play, if not a bit challenging. But, it wouldn't be much of a puzzler if it didn't puzzle you, I suppose.
  5. Mar 14, 2011
    Land-a Panda's simple concept, addictive gameplay and charming art direction make it a standout among thousands of mediocre apps and make buying it a no-brainer.
  6. Apr 1, 2011
    The verdict: Land-A Panda is quite average. But the tantalizing price point and the cute graphics seem to balance out the average gameplay, along with the ton of content involved.
  7. Mar 29, 2011
    One of those games you can happily dip in and out of over a period of weeks.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Mar 21, 2011
    Great puzzle game with cute graphics and fun physics. Get pretty challenging in further levels. No matter if you are a kid or a grumpy old man, you'll love this game. Expand
  2. May 5, 2011
    Awesome arcade game from developer halfbrick. challenging, but easy for pocket gamers to pick up. great game. The visuals are cute and cartoony and the controls are intuitive. Boredom from repition kicks in once in a while, only to be counteracted by the introduction of a new gameplay mechanic. Totally worth your 99 cents. Expand

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