Gameplay and Controls
The controls are simple with swipes to navigate Ethan and his friends though the correct door or be doomed to be frozen alive. There are couple of power ups to get out of an icy situation. You need to be quick as the game expects quick and a keen eye to escape the peril. Novice players might find it difficult to get the hang of the difficulty level of the game. It was quite easy to be wiped out quite early. Having said that, Snow Time Swipe! is a thrilling game when you do get it right and escape the oncoming onslaught of snow, ice spikes, slide over moving ice blocks.
Graphics and Sound
Graphics, background music and sound effects complement the game play wonderfully. Characters are thoughtfully designed.
Its a fun game to play as one has to keep on avoiding the snow and other obstacles coming at you at a good pace and it requires a great deal of attention and has a satisfaction when you get it right!!!
This game will attract wide range of audiences as it has simple game play and does not take much of your time to finish a level. Its easy to find time to play in between work intervals.
Coins – There are multiple ways to get coins within the game. With daily wheel prize you can get additional coins per day in addition to coins acquired in game. Rack up enough coins to unlock new characters which are otherwise available with in app purchases.
There are 3 power ups which help escape a tight spot.1. Blue bottle – Allows the player to move through snow2. Snow – It stops the avalanche dead in its tracks3. Slow motion – Slows down the avalanche
In Game Purchases
Players can buy power ups, remove ads, unlock new characters for $ 0.99 with an option to buy all the in game characters for a bundle price of $ 3.99 / $ 4.99 (without ads)
- It’s a simple game with easy navigation and user friendly controls. 2. Nice option to buy all character and remove ads in one go.3. Players have additional optional chance to increase coins / lives by viewing adsCons:
- Starting difficulty level was a bit high for a casual game.2. Post game video ads were a distraction in an otherwise nice game3. Coins seem useless since they are only used to unlock characters. It would have been nice if we could buy power ups using coins as well.
Snow Time Swipe! is an interesting game with a lot of fun filled action and a simple and easy navigation. The graphics and theme goes hand in hand and add to the overall effect of the game. It does however has its flaws with ads at every corner of the app and is frustratingly difficult for a casual endless platformer. It’s definitely worth a try. Grab your snow shoes!!!