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  • Summary: Sign up for our mailing list:! Intense challenges await you in The Island: Castaway, an extremely addictive simulation game. You are one of the lucky few to escape a sinking ocean liner. Stranded on an island, you will have to learn to fish and hunt for wild boars, catch snakes and find rare plants. But it’s not all about staying alive. Explore the enigmatic island to find clues, solve over 200 diverse quests and decrypt ancient writings. Solving these mysteries could be your only chance to get back home! Dive into this riveting adventure today! - 12 Absorbing locations - 14 Unique and fascinating characters - Over 200 quests to solve - Huge, perplexing island to investigate - Plot that's full of twists and turns - Game Center Support - iOS 4+ multitasking support____________________________ *NOTE* This game only supports iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4. ____________________________ A new game app every week - collect them all! Search for "g5" in iTunes! Time Management Games: ? Games Navigator – By G5 Games? Youda Survivor ? Fix-it-up: World Tour ? Virtual City Playground ? Fix-it-up: Kate's Adventure ? Stand O’Food® 3 ? Jane's Hotel 2 ? Jack of All Tribes ? Virtual City ? Supermarket Mania® 2 ? Stand O' Food® ? Jane’s Zoo ? Supermarket Management ? Jane's Hotel ? Success Story ? Aqua Pearls ? Yumsters! 2 Hidden Object Games: ? Treasure Seekers 4: The Time Has Come ? Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventures ? Spirit of Wandering - The Legend ? Letters from Nowhere ? The Magician's Handbook: Cursed Valley ? Kaptain Brawe: A Brawe New World ? Special Enquiry Detail ? Treasure Seekers 3 ? Romance of Rome ? Treasure Seekers ? Treasure Seekers 2 ? The Mystery of the Crystal Portal ? The Mystery of the Crystal Portal 2 ? Mushroom Age ? Mahjongg Artifacts® ? Mahjongg Artifacts® 2 ? Paranormal Agency ____________________________ VISIT US: WATCH US: FIND US: FOLLOW US: Collapse
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  1. Mar 18, 2012
    It tries to infuse some mystery, but in the end you run around doing errands in a quite linear experience. Still it is highly enjoyable to learn new recipes to collect for, and then cook. Finding new foodstuff, and solve the mystery of the island.
  2. Mar 18, 2012
    For those who love mini tasks, collecting missions and don't mind a more casual take on adventure games with little in the way of taxing puzzles, The Island: Castaway will happily entertain you for hours. Those gamers looking for something with a little more challenge may find this game lacking. That said, the initial game is free and it's worth visiting the island at least once.
  3. Mar 18, 2012
    It's not an especially long game or a challenging game by any means, but it is a fun ride.
  4. Mar 27, 2012
    I beat this in about five hours, so at $4.99 you're looking at about a $1 per hour in value. As a rate of return that's good (as a gut calculation I think the average console game gives you about 40 hours of content for $60), though to be honest I think I would rather take that $5 and go pay a bum to poke me in the eye for ten minutes. Save your $5 for a coffee or a deserving bum with thick fingers. These developers don't warrant the encouragement.