In my search for an application which offers puzzle perfection that is panda-powered, I stumbled upon this App Store and Google Play app for iOS and Android respectively, and I have never regretted installing the free game. Here’s the full review.
For: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
Find it on: Google Play, iTunes
Graphics / Sound: 4.6/5
The iOS and Google Android app uses quality graphics alongside the best rewarding sounds. The visual quality is quite simple, an attribute that makes it befit a top gem puzzle game. The blocks used in the game are quite colorful, and I find the animations slick. What’s more, the sounds have been synchronized with the gameplay, and they make the game more interesting to play. In this category, Diamond Dash earns a 4.6/5.
Interface and Controls: 4.6/5
The characteristic of the iOS and Android app that makes it the ideal puzzle game is the colorful user interface that makes it easy to enjoy the three box fun even if it’s your first time. It is also straightforward, and I’ve always found it easy to choose the modes and navigate through loads of leagues. Moreover, the little panda bear also guides you the gaming experience. The app also offers convenient controls that are quite simple and relatable, attributes that are necessary for any game. Here, the app scores a 4.6/5.
The game is awesomely addictive, simple, and quick. App Store describes it as one of the mobile games that are best-loved, and I can attest to that. It involves tagging groups of over three gems to hit the dash time, as a way of supercharging your score. Interestingly, the developers update the game on a monthly basis to incorporate loads of additional features and tools. Therefore, regular updates on the game would do you good.
Diamond Dash iOS and Android mobile application is free. However, you’ll need to acquire some in-app purchases for a better user experience. The most expensive is Panda’s Mystic Bundle which goes for $16.99, while the cheapest are the 10 Gold and 2000 Coins, both of which you’ll be required to pay $1.99 for them. To enjoy gameplay enhancements and bug fixes, you’ll need to update the app to the latest version.
The game is also amazingly simple yet wonderfully attractive with every minute is enough to guarantee loads of fun. The replay value is in the prizes you’ll get to win and the different amazing boosts, modes, and leagues. The more you play, the more experienced you become, and you’ll get to unlock power-ups such as explosive blocks.
The app is not only available on the iOS platform (8.0 and up), but also comes as an app for all Android devices (Android version varies with a gadget). It works well with my Android phone and iPad, and my colleague enjoys it on his iPhone. In this category, the app gets a 4.8/5.