Bubble Shooter Pro

App review by
Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media
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Addictive match-three puzzle game is fine for kids.

Parents say

age 3+
Based on 1 review

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age 4+
Based on 2 reviews

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Ease of Play

The instructions are not well done, but the play is very intuitive. Once you learn that you need to get at least three bubbles of the same color to touch for the bubbles to pop, the rest is quite easy to figure out. Difficulty ramps up gradually. You can just tap where you want the bubble to go instead of having to rotate the arrow.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Bubble Shooter Pro is a clever take on the match-three, bubble-popping puzzle game genre. It includes the usual bubble popping gameplay and also another, more unusual way to play the game. Kids only need to know their colors and some basic instructions to play this game, but young kids may get frustrated because it is easy to lose if you don't plan your bubble-shooting carefully. Also, the game will be difficult for anyone having trouble discerning colors.

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Teen, 15 years old Written byOfficial Critic June 6, 2012

Decent bubble shooting game

GAME INFO: A fun game for all ages. If you play it often, you might get addicted to it. Bubble Shooter Pro generally succeeds as a game worth playing. VIOLENCE:... Continue reading
Teen, 15 years old Written byDogLover13 October 2, 2011

Good-Worth Trying.

It is really nice; I like that you get to shoot bubbles to try to make the other ones disappear. Kids love this; and adults, too. I have this on my iPhone, and... Continue reading

Is it any good?

While the premise behind BUBBLE SHOOTER PRO isn't a new one, it is an excellent and addictive version of the game with no parental concerns and two different ways to play. As you get higher in levels, you encounter special bubbles that give powers, such as twice as many points, or dual-color bubbles. The number of colors increases as you complete levels, adding to the difficulty. After a few levels, however, the colors include both a light orange and a dark orange, which can be hard to tell apart.

The two included games, Arcade and Whirl, have the same basic premise of matching up at least three bubbles of the same color to make them pop, but their gameplay is different. Arcade is fast-paced, with bubbles slowly coming down the screen. You need to pop them as quickly as you can before they reach the bottom. Whirl has bubbles anchored in the center of the screen. They spin from the force of the bubbles that you shoot. You can take your time with Whirl, but new bubbles show up after five non-consecutive shots that don't pop any bubbles. If any shots miss the bubbles in the middle, they will bounce off the walls until they hit the middle bunch or fall off the bottom of the screen.

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Price: $0.99
  • Release date: November 11, 2010
  • Category: Puzzle Games
  • Version: 2.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.0 or later

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