Zuma for iPod Reviewed
6:55 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story
Playlist recently released a review of Zuma for iPod, one of several iPod games now available from Apple. A match three game, Zuma asks players to fire marbles into a chain of the colored orbs moving along a track. Playlist gave Zuma for iPod a score of 3 out of 5.
From the review:
Zuma requires a fair degree of precision in order to aim the stone frog at the chain of colored balls. Accustomed to the game and other similar titles from the Mac, I got quite frustrated with misaligned shots that didnít head the way that I expected, partly because of the imprecision of aiming with my thumb and partly because of the size of the iPodís screen.Check out the rest of the review at the link provided below.
Playlist: Zuma Review
Itís possible to compensate for that a bit by using the tip of your finger rather than your thumb to rotate the frog using the click wheel, but itís also a less natural motion to do that and hit the select buttonóZumaís really optimized for the quick motion of a mouse and click of a mouse button instead. To this end, I just donít think that Zuma makes a great conversion for the iPod, unless your thumbs are a lot more dexterous than mine.
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