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SplitApple
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Developer

MKO Games

Platform

iOS

Release date

April 15, 2011

Genre

Arcade, sport

Modes

Single-player, Game Center

Ratings

Apple: 4+

SplitApple is an iOS archery game developed by French game development studio MKO Games, released on 15 April 2011. It runs on iPhone 3GS and later and iPad 1st generation and later.

About the game Edit

The game is controlled with one finger to draw the bow and by tilting the device to aim. Shots have to deal with both distance and wind.

Game modes Edit

The game features 5 different game modes:

  • Challenge
    Do your best score in 3 sets of 5 rounds each:
    Set 1 – 5m / 10m / 15m / 20m / 25m on a static target
    Set 2 – 5m / 10m / 15m / 20m / 25m on a moving target
    Set 3 – 5m / 10m / 15m / 20m / 25m on a moving target with blockers
  • Time Trial
    Perform the best possible score in a minute only on the static target.
  • Survival
    Start with 10 arrows. Get extra arrows with good shots on target and apples. Difficulty increases each 250 points.
  • Pop Up
    Waves of randomly placed targets will appear. When the player shoots all the targets of the wave, it increases its score multiplier. Missing targets will reset the score multiplier to 1.
  • Practice
    Player can improve its skills on the training targets by adjusting the distance, the wind and the kind of target.


Game center Edit

SplitApple integrates Apple's Game Center statistics for leader-boards and achievements. In version 1.3, there are 39 achievements to unlock.

Reception Edit

Reviews Edit

The game has received highly positive reviews. Many reviewers praised the game's high quality graphics. Allemeinapps.de even talked about "world-class 3D graphics with a beautifully hand-painted scenery",&nbsp and touchaholics.com said that "the graphics are near the top end for iOS games probably being better than the Wii games it compares to."

Many reviewers also noted that the game features simple arcade controls, a "very solid core mechanic" that "reproduces the feel of real archery" and a smooth learning curve with a game that is "easy to play but quite difficult to master".