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  • Summary: Do you like Tap Tap Revenge, Rock Band, Dance Dance Revolution and Guitar Hero? Then you'll LOVE Mad Acorn!!TapTap Comix Vol.01: "Mad Acorn" the Rhythm Squirrel"Feel the CRAZY RHYTHM!"Mad Acorn is a revolutionary music rhythm game. TURN ON SOUND, pay attention to the music and you'll find the enemies coming towards you are actually music notes. Simply TAP anywhere on the screen to play the rhythm!All you need to do is TURN UP THE VOLUME, be one with the music and JUST TAP your finger anywhere on the screen of your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.Help private detective Mad Acorn in his adventures on a burning bridge, bullet train, radioactive sewer and deadly swamp. Mad Acorn improves his skill as you score combos and his fighting technics explode to the levels beyond the art of war.FEATURES? 16 groovy original music by top underground artists? 4 action packed chapters to play and MORE TO COME for FREE? Over 30 pages of original comics? More than 20 unique enemy characters? Fight on various animated stages? Game Center support with leaderboards and achievements? Crystal clear high-definition music* game features are limited in the free versionHOW TO PLAY1) Be sure to put on headphones or TURN OFF SILENT MODE2) Set the volume slightly louder3) Select the stage and dive into the music4) Follow the rhythm and tap anywhere on the screen to knock away foes/obstacles5) Even when foes/obstacles are not on screen, tap to the rhythm and find hidden beats!6) Timing your tap just right makes M.A. scream YEAH!7) Scoring 30 combos makes M.A. sweat and go into Fever Mode8) To clear the chapter, Final Beat (blow) on the boss must be successful* Best experienced when played with headphones on. *- Youtube -http://youtube.com/taptapcomix- Facebook -http://facebook.com/taptapcomixFor support, bug report and any other questions: support@apdgames.com Collapse
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  1. Jun 6, 2012
    100
    Mad Acorn is a must have for fans of more light-hearted and cartoony rhythm game fare, like Elite Beat Agents or the Rhythm Heaven titles. It's not complicated (the ability to select difficulty levels would be nice), and it's not very long, but you'll have a head-bobbing blast anyway.
  2. Jun 13, 2012
    90
    We can't recommend Mad Acorn enough. There's simply nothing quite like it on the App Store, and it's more than a bizarre curiosity. This is a well made and immensely entertaining video game that'll have you tapping a foot and nodding your head in no time.
  3. Jun 20, 2012
    80
    Mad Acorn may not be the most polished or generously equipped rhythm-action game, but it's charming, original, and works perfectly in all the ways that really matter.
  4. Jun 24, 2012
    80
    Mad Acorn is the first in APD's series of TapTap Comix and a great start as it marries modern art forms in to a fun, interactive package that's perfect for rhythm game enthusiasts.
  5. Jun 24, 2012
    80
    Mad Acorn hasn't much depth, but it does have some really nice visuals, the great art, and inherent replay value based on desire to get better, rather than through extraneous incentives. It's a great pick-up-and-play title and solid summer casual gaming choice.
  6. Jun 11, 2012
    70
    Mad Acorn might have a generic soundtrack and strange mechanics, but it serves as a fantastic example of a budget rhythm-based game that captures a few elements from the all-time greats.
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