• Review

  • Mobile Games

  • Tablet Games

Feast or Famine


(1 votes) *Average rating will show after 20 votes
Comments (0) | Views (1,120)

Feast or Famine

MeaghanOonga boonga baboomba troonga. For a more modern translation: Hey everyone! There's an awesome new game that is ready to rock your socks off. Before you ask, yes I am a professional caveman linguist so there's no need to turn to your translation apps. Feast or Famine, a new action platform game for iOS devices dreamed up by X4 Games, was made with some inspiration from Neolithic paintings and just maybe a bit of that totally-not-made-up language above!

Feast or FamineAs a caveman stick figure your one goal in life is to survive. That means you've gotta eat meat. Armed with a string of different weapons like a spear or a ray gun, tap on the left side of the screen to shoot at birds or bison so you can keep your meat-er filled. Starvation isn't your only opponent, however. Tap the right side of the screen to jump, avoiding angry creatures while you grab bones speed boosts. Bones function as a currency that let you purchase helpful and often humorous upgrades that make platforming just a touch easier.

First off, how has someone not thought of this before? Secondly, thank goodness no one has already done this because that game would probably be put to shame when compared to Feast or Famine. Despite being made for mobile devices the graphics are shockingly attractive, the response of the mechanics are impressively clean, and the difficulty that each level presents isn't always dependent upon throwing an obvious obstacle in your way. The only real flaw comes from a lack of checkpoints, which means when you die you have to start the level all over again. Still, the stages are short enough that this doesn't become a game-killer. Whether you have an appreciation for cave art or want to test your mettle at being the hunter instead of gatherer this game is ready and waiting for your tender lovin' attention.

NOTE: This game was played and reviewed on the iPad 3. Game was available in the North American market at the time of publication, but may not be available in other territories. Please see individual app market pages for purchasing info.

No Comments

Leave a comment [top of page]

Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
Cat Around the World - Alpine Lakes> Dora A good salami is hard to find, and this finicky feline has been traveling the globe in search of the best. In this latest familiar but fun physics puzzle, your goal is once again to deliver the food in each stage to our hungry kitty by clicking the environment to change it.  ...
2,760 Views
0 Comments
Wasteland Siege> Dora You've got the biggest tower in the post-apocalyptic wasteland, so naturally everyone wants a piece of it. In this defensive shooter from Entertainment Forge, you'll need to keep building it and your defenses higher as you unlock upgrades to blast away increasingly tenacious foes.  ...
Find the Escape-Men 171: Ancient Pit Dwelling> Dora You're in a bind when you fall and find yourself trapped in some sort of ancient underground dwelling. Luckily, no1game's ten little green men are there to help you out... provided you can find them all first, of course.  ...
3,972 Views
0 Comments
Factorio (Early Access)> Satori From mining basic raw resources to producing sci-fi hardware, this elaborate indie strategy sim with sandbox crafting and action elements has you single-handedly advancing an entire planet just to get home!  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Whispered Secrets: Everburning Candle

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives