There is an endless supply of games available for Blackberry 10 devices in Blackberry World. Some are fantastic, while others not so much. Every once in a while I come across a game or two that not only catches my eye, but a majority of my time, as well. I don’t invest a lot of time into mobile games, in fact I often play them and forget about them later. This is all despite the fact that I’m a pretty avid gamer. Many mobile games just don’t seem to garner my attention for very long, but there are a select few that do. This next game is one such time consumer, at least in my case.
It’s called Fangz, and the premise is quite simple right along with the mechanics. You take control of Frank, who is tasked with shooting, chopping, and beating an endless swarm of Vampires to a pulp. It’s a sidescrolling beat ‘em up style adventure in the same vein as the original Ninja Turtles and Double Dragon games.
You have a pretty large selection of weapons available which can be used to dispatch the vampires, and countless other enemies that you encounter on your trek through the game world. As you slaughter enemies and send them back to the underworld, you collect in-game currency which can be used to purchase upgrades and new weapons. According to the game description, there are 17 weapons and 4 player stat types to upgrade.
In addition, there are a couple different game modes including a 10-level campaign mode and an endless survival mode. When you’re trying to kill some time (pun definitely intended), survival is a great way to just slaughter hordes of enemies.
As you progress through the game you encounter more difficult enemy types, including smaller and faster enemies that require frequent use of the jump button (you had to know there was a reason it’s there). In other words, the difficulty ramps up the more you play, as you would traditionally expect from a game of this caliber. It’s always fun to play though, as it never gets aggravatingly difficult which is good to see especially for a mobile game. That’s not to say you won’t face some difficulties here and there, because you most certainly will.
Fangz isn’t free like most games and apps reviewed here, but trust me when I say it’s worth the cash. The game is only $1.99 to purchase, about the cost of a large coffee at most places. The developer certainly deserves to be rewarded for their hard work, so it’s a small price to pay. I’ll just let the bullet list of included features speak for itself:
- Incredible 2d art. Watch bloodsuckers suffer in superb detail.
- Amazingly smooth cartoon animations.
- 10 level campaign mode, with a riveting Michael Bay-sized story and amazing bosses.
- Survival mode.
- Store with 17 unlockable weapons and 4 upgradeable player stats.
- Easy to pickup, hard to master.
I’ve included a gameplay video for you to check out if you want to see Fangz in action. Otherwise, hit up the widget below to visit the Blackberry World page.