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Bubble Ball

Physics-based puzzler doesn't present much of a challenge.

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Ease of play

The controls are easy to grasp -- drag the available pieces from the top and arrange them on the screen. Tap a piece to rotate it clockwise. There's a Start/Stop button in the top corner, as well as a menu to return to the selection screen or reset a level. However, it can be difficult to move a piece.

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On the options screen there is a link to contact the developers, which takes you to an email form on their website. There is no branding in the app otherwise.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Bubble Ball is a physics-based puzzle game about getting the ball to the goal using the available parts. The game requires some puzzle-solving skills, but most of the levels will be solvable by older children. The only minor concern is the "contact us" screen, which would allow a user to send an email to the developer, but it's optional and would also require inputting an email address by hand.

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BUBBLE BALL is a physics puzzler about getting the ball to the checkered flag goal, using the tools provided. With 21 levels, the game won't take too long to solve -- most of the solutions are fairly obvious and only a few will require a bit of trial and error to get the placement just right. The most impressive feature of the game is that it was developed and coded by a 14-year-old, which shows innovation and initiative. However, as a puzzle app it won't present much of a challenge to older players, and the graphics and interface are rudimentary.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
Pricing structure:Free
Release date:December 29, 2010
Category:Puzzle Games
Publisher:Nay Games
Minimum software requirements:iOS 3.0 or later, Android 2.2 and up

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