MeowMix Review on iOS

meowmix_iconThere’s a huge fascination with cats online right now. I don’t entirely understand it myself, but people find cat memes hypnotic. With that said, what happens when you take a super popular genre and combine it with cats? You get MeowMix. MeowMix is a Tetris style game but instead of using blocks, you use stacks of colored cats to form matches. Now if that doesn’t sound a bit awesome and weird, I don’t know what does.

MeowMix is a rather interesting game that does seem like Tetris, but injects its own gameplay elements into the mix to make this more than just a Tetris clone with cats. You do drop cats down from the top like Tetris, but instead of trying to make lines to break, you match colored cats. Same colored cats of 3+ can be taped on to make them disappear to make room for more cats. Also unlike Tetris, if your cat collection reaches the top, it’s not an automatic game over. Instead, they give you an extra way to earn points by allowing you to continue matching same colored cats of 3+. After all matches have been exhausted, then it’s game over.

It’s a pretty interesting take on the whole Tetris/match-3 genre that works well. It also helps that the graphics in the game are mind numbingly cute. I mean what’s cuter than a screen full of animated cats?  Overall, MeowMix is pretty fun. It’s a good mix of gameplay and graphics that will appeal to gamers of all ages.

App Store Link: MeowMix
Version: 2.0
Developer: Anix LLC
Price: Free
Compatible Devices: (Universal App) Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Description

Match -3, a mixture of classical lovely games: the player controls falling shapes and chooses what pieces want to delete.

The action takes place in a colorful cartoon world, the main characters – colorful kittens. One of the key features of the game – #mimimi. The player interacts with the kittens, they meow being touched, hold on foot, sharpening claws and yawn.

Game Rules
On playing field – figures composed of colored cats. Player moves these figures with finger left or right. When shapes touch the bottom or other chips, they will crumble and fall .
To cleanse the field player may remove chips that form chains of matching colors. The more cats included in the chain, the more points you will get. Sometimes falls on the bonus, which integrates on its chain.
Speed ​​falling shapes gradually increases, the game ends when the chips are filled to the top of the field . The player’s task – to collect as many points.

Management
Shift falling shapes – finger gesture / drag-and – drop / keys “left” and “right”
Deleting a Chain – tap / click on one of the cats entering the correct thread

[Source: App Store]

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