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CNET Editors' review
In Greedy Spiders, your job is to rescue helpless flies being hunted by one or sometimes several hungry arachnids. Each fly is thoroughly trapped in web, but with a simple tap of your finger you're able to cut individual strands to eventually free them all. The problem is, every time you make a move, the spiders get to make one, inching themselves progressively closer to their prey.
To start, you get to cut a single strand of web per turn. A good strategy is to either snip near the spider to cut off its route, or snip one of the several strands ensnaring each fly. It may sound fairly simple, but make no mistake, these spiders are incredibly efficient at traveling around their webs. And to make things more difficult, the later levels add more flies to rescue, and more spiders to avoid, some of which have different patterns of movement.
Luckily, though, as you progress through the game you gain new weapons to help even things up a bit. There is a Fire tool that can burn entire nodes of webbing, a decoy fly to lead spiders away from your friends, and a life preserver that instantly releases a fly of your choice. But, of course, you only get a limited number of these special weapons, so you must pick your moves wisely.
Overall, we think Greedy Spiders is a superaddictive brain-teaser that provides a different kind of entertainment from many of the physics-based puzzles flooding the Android Market. It doesn't test your reflexes or your ability to manipulate your phone's gyroscope. Rather, this game asks you to put on your thinking cap. So, if you're into slower-paced puzzle games that let you sit and plot your every move, we think you'll really love Greedy Spiders.
From Blyts Mobile:
NEW HALLOWEEN SCENARIO WITH 18 LEVELS!Somewhere out there, a tiny world needs a huge hand...The Spiders have come to town and they are planning on dining their friendly neighbors.Use your intelligence in this exciting puzzle game and prevent the Spiders from pulling off their plan.Carefully plan your escape from Wild Hills, Scary Crypts and many other scenarios to reach the final cut scene.Thinking of an easy game? Wait until you find yourself dealing with up to three evil and hungry spiders.As you progress through the levels, new actions, new spiders and new surprises will be available.Deceive a spider, burn down the spider web or even invoke a supernatural power to save a bug...use everything at your hands to avoid being eaten in this breath taking journey. By BigRawn (October 2, 2011)"Arachnid phobia! More challenging than Angry Birds and Stupid Ninja put together, this one might actually cause you think!! While still having fun." By Lorax (September 18, 2011)"Fun, approachable puzzle game which begins easy but quickly becomes quite the challenge. Great replay value, easily as good or better than Cut the Rope, Angry Birds, Quell and other puzzlers. Well done!" By Nicolas Gramlich, AndEngine framework founder."One of the best AndEngine games!"KEY FEATURES: 64 challenging levels! 7 different types of bugs! Warning: extremely addictive! Delightful and funny graphics. More scenarios and levels coming soon!Powered by AndEngine - andengine.orgBecome a fan of Greedy Spiders on Facebookhttp://facebook.greedyspiders.comVisit our sitehttp://www.greedyspiders.com Any problems you may encounter, please let us know by sending us an email, or through our Facebook page.READ_PHONE_STATE permission is only for advertising.Recent changes:Version 2.0 Tablet support 18 brand new Halloweenistic levels Fixed screen for 960x540 resolution phones More music, new scenario Fixed minor bugs Image performance improvementVersion 1.2 New Hints Feature. Major performance improvement. Correction of restarting game bug in some devices. New message dialogs.Version 1.1.1 All the levels played in Free version will be imported in full version Minor bugs fixedContent rating: Everyone
What's new in this version: Version 2.0 Tablet support 18 brand new Halloweenistic levels Fixed screen for 960x540 resolution phones More music, new scenario Fixed minor bugs Image performance improvementVersion 1.2 New Hints Feature. Major performance improvement. Correction of restarting game bug in some devices. New message dialogs.Version 1.1.1 All the levels played in Free version will be imported in full version Minor bugs fixed
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