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  • Summary: Addictive, beat-fueled puzzle action for your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch!*Radballs® is an arcade puzzler that moves to the music. Set to a pulsing party mix, you flick, swap and put Radballs into groups that are destroyed in time with the beat. Clear waves of Radballs by destroying them to accumulate Radness energy. You control the flow - scratch and drag the beat to enhance your play and rack up extra Radness! Non-stop, unblinking puzzle action comes to iOS! Fans of arcade-style puzzlers like Tetris Attack, Lumines, Bejeweled Blitz rejoice! This isn't your typical tap-to-swap-gems puzzler...FEATURES? A bumping electronic soundtrack produced by Neil Voss (of Nintendo's Tetrisphere and New Tetris fame) including original tracks, unique remixes of hit rockers OK Go, and guest appearances by Com Truise (Ghostly International), Misfit Chris (Bleep Street) and Daze.? Use your own iPod music in Radballs! Scratch, filter and transform your playlists.? 3 Unique play modes (Arcade, Survival and Time Trial).? Eight built-in visual themes featuring unique art and generative backgrounds inspired by over-the-top 80s/90s fashion and design.? Eye-popping high resolution graphics for iPad and Retina displays.? Game Center and Facebook Connect integration for sharing your stats and achievements.? A universal app across iOS devices!* requires a minimum 3rd-generation device with iOS 4.1 or newer. © 2011 Glow Play and Alinear Studio, All Rights Reserved.Radballs is a registered trademark of Alinear Studio. Radballs characters and elements are trademarks of Alinear Studio.Visit http://radballsthegame.com for info, support, hints, giveaways and more, as well as links to Radballs on popular social networking sites. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Sep 12, 2011
    100
    A combination of great things. In the casual sense, it's a 1980s puzzle party. For hardcore gamers, it's a cross between Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo and Lumines. Providing this news didn't cause a massive brain explosion, we strongly suggest downloading this app right away.
  2. Oct 3, 2011
    90
    Add tight and responsive touch controls to a list that includes fabulous art design, awesome music, a new twist on an old mechanic, and the ability to bring in your own tracks and you end up with an experience easily worth your time and money.
  3. Sep 28, 2011
    80
    Replay value is very good.
  4. Dec 4, 2011
    80
    A great time-killer and that is what most of us are looking for in gaming on our iPod touch, iPad and iPhones.
  5. Sep 8, 2011
    70
    A fun game, but it is best approached as more of a full sensory experience rather than a mindless time sink. The gameplay may not be revolutionary but the complete experience won't leave players disappointed.
  6. Mar 13, 2012
    70
    A game betrays its obvious understanding of scratch music with its mechanics: turntablism involves releasing a scratch at exactly the right moment, something that doesn't seem possible here.
  7. Sep 15, 2011
    70
    RadBalls is a fun little bite-sized experience that is worth playing through, even if only for the bright and colorful aesthetic and the amazing upbeat soundtrack. It isn't overly complicated, it's easy to pick up and learn, utilizes the multi-touch capabilities of the iOS devices, and would be a great game for all ages to play around with.