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  • Summary: Build an epic army and command them in Pocket Army!****************************************Play with your friends, build your army and lead them in frantic real-time battle against evils of ever increasing power. Pocket Army brings together army-building, RPG elements, hack and slash actionBuild an epic army and command them in Pocket Army!****************************************Play with your friends, build your army and lead them in frantic real-time battle against evils of ever increasing power. Pocket Army brings together army-building, RPG elements, hack and slash action quests, and friend competition, resulting in an engaging gameplay experience.****************************************POCKET ARMY's AWESOME FEATURES:* Play online with thousands of other players* BATTLE your friends LIVE! (GAME CENTER & FACEBOOK)* Gorgeous RETINA graphics* Customize your hero via dozens of unique skills, weapons, armors, shields and rings* Invite friends to fight for you and make your army stronger!* Build an epic army of swordsmen, archers, magicians and many other unit types* Plan strategy for each real time battle* Intense battle with BOSS!* Conquer enemies across the vast world map* Dozens quests to complete* Join monthly events for rare rewards****************************************Make sure you play online to gain access to the latest content and features, and to ensure that your profile is backed up online. PLEASE NOTE! Pocket Army is free to play, but it contains items that can be purchased for real money. You can toggle these purchases on/off in the "Restrictions" menu on your device. * Works on iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (3rd and 4th gen), and iPad, iPad 2 and the New iPad. * Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Pocket Army is published by Pine Entertainment****************************************Official Trailer: http://youtu.be/Q75N9mBkUgQ Expand
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  1. Jul 22, 2012
    100
    There are mini quests and epic missions with major bosses to defeat at the end of each world. Even though coins and gems can be bought with in-app purchases, players can get far without having to buy anything.
  2. Aug 11, 2012
    85
    Pocket Army is a simple but terribly addictive action game. Once you complete a mission, you can spend your money to buy units, upgrades, weapons and even special powers in order to beat the next enemies. And that's a lot of fun.
  3. Aug 13, 2012
    70
    Pocket Army isn't a game I'd recommend to someone looking for a deep, interesting strategy title. But if you someone who's comfortable investing hours into a grind for a treadmill of upgrades and a game that, while shallow, gets more interesting the more time you put in, then you should probably get started.
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  1. Sep 10, 2012
    9
    Pocket Army is a game well worth your time if you enjoy an old-fashioned grindfest of a game. It won't blow you away with story, itsPocket Army is a game well worth your time if you enjoy an old-fashioned grindfest of a game. It won't blow you away with story, its localization is sometimes suspect, and as for depth you won't find much more in gameplay than what you do from the start. But what it does, it does extremely well.

    You play as a nameless hero. Your job is to kill bad guys through simple touch interactions, gain XP, coins and gems, as well as train an army (see what they did there) to head into battle with you. Things become increasingly more rewarding, as well as difficult, in an effective and well-paced manner. The troops you train become more powerful the more you upgrade them, which is based on real-world time delays like many iOS games. You also unlock better gear and troops the higher level you become.

    The thing Pocket Army does much better than games of its ilk is to avoid the necessity of the loathsome in-app purchase. While it does have IAP available, it feels more like an option for the lazy or impatient than a necessity for success. With a bit of consistent play, the game will reward players with coins, used to train troops, upgrade their damage, and buy normal level gear, as well as giving you the more valuable in-game currency, gems. Gems are used to hurry the training or upgrading of troops, as well as for purchasing boosted gear. With only a few hours of time in-game, I was able to purchase several pieces of stat-boosted gear and upgrade most of the first few troop classes all the way using coins. As with most games it gets more difficult as time goes on, but the rewards keep you coming back. You'll never be wanting for the currency, You get coins and gems for battling, leveling up, completing simple quests, particular battles that spawn three to four times every ten minutes, and even just playing every day.

    The multiplayer function adds another element to the game if you have friends around your level that play. Otherwise prepare to be slaughtered repeatedly as most of the random opponents the game offers you will already be max level.

    All in all, a terrific time-suck of a game that will entertain you longer than you think.
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