DragonVale

DragonVale

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    2,273
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 13, 2011
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    iOS

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Editors' Review

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Unlike other free, social gaming apps, DragonVale doesn't want you to build cities or farms or whatever; instead it's about something special: raising dragons. The clean, well-designed interface, combined with the constant help from onscreen tips, makes the game fun at first, but its limited action can drag the overall experience down.

DragonVale introduces its players into its nicely designed virtual world through a very helpful tutorial, teaching you about the care each little dragon needs. We liked how the app teaches players about caring for and learning about dragons, as well as interacting with the society. The game is centered around creating parks where you can place your little dragons to generate visitors and cash. Building a park sounds like fun if you want to unleash your creativity, but the app allows little interaction. And what we couldn't quite understand was why you must go shopping all the time. Compared to other apps, we were surprised how many times you have to go to the market in order to progress, without having other options to grow.

Our feeling was that the app was designed for a younger audience to help them learn how to be successful, which sounds like a great idea, but the great design couldn't balance the limited creativity and fun DragonVale offers. As they spend more time playing the game, older users might feel the need for more challenges and goals than those DragonVale currently provides.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1
-Crash fixes-Improved load time
General
Publisher Backflip Studios
Publisher web site http://www.backflipstudios.com/harborhavoc
Release Date August 24, 2011
Date Added September 13, 2011
Version 1.1
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Other Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPod Touch (2nd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,273
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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