Taking its cue from those arcade video games from the '80s and '90s, Third Blade modernizes the approach for the App Store audience to great effect. Built on classic mechanics and featuring plenty of weapon upgrades, enemy stomping and combos, Third Blade is both intrinsically pleasing as far as game design goes and slightly frustrating due to its still-not-updated graphics, suspect Free/Paid model and garbled story.
The game is simple enough. Cut scenes feature animated characters decked out in weaponry traversing the world, fighting off worm-like creatures. The game itself is a classic side-scrolling beat-em up. You tap the … Read more