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Droppin' Santa app review: take part in Christmas fun

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Introduction

With the holidays just around the corner now if you find you're having a hard time relaxing and getting into the holiday spirit then we have an app that can help out. The Droppin' Santa app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone is a retro style game with what else: a Christmas-theme. In this game it's up to you to help Santa deliver all the gifts and stop the evil person who is trying to put an end to Christmas. 

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Droppin' Santa: an 8bit retro Xmas game

Free

Head Back to the 80s

The Droppin’ Santa app provides players with a really fun retro experience, you’ll feel as though you’ve gone back in time to the 1980s and are playing an arcade game. The graphics, the sounds, the gameplay all screams that era and be prepared to have a whole lot of fun playing this app that is the ideal casual game. The game is an 8-bit infinite scroller-style offering where you'll be competing to get the highest score possible. The game features a really simple concept - someone is trying to stop Christmas and stop Santa from being able to deliver all the gifts and it's up to you to ensure that doesn't happen.

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This is a brand new release that is just in time for Christmas. It already is getting some really impressive comments from users who have called it addictive, great design and concept, and of course fun. The app has five out of five stars from users.

Enjoy the arcade-style graphics and gameplay
Enjoy the arcade-style graphics and gameplay

The Gaming Experience

So does the Droppin' Santa app really deliver a fantastic gaming experience as users have stated? In short, yes, this one is kept simple, to the point, and very easy to play. You won’t find a ton of extra features and tools, no flashy items and customizations, this is just about a great concept that has a fun holiday-theme. There is just something so fun and addictive about these retro-style games that pretty much have you hooked from the get-go.

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The minute you launch this app you are greeted by Christmas music and some brief instructions on what you need to do and how to play the game. All you need to do is tap on the A button on the screen to fly and tap on the B one to drop. The goal is to get as high of a score as possible, which means you need to survive for a good amount of time.

The rules are simple and easy to follow
The rules are simple and easy to follow

Droppin' Santa: an 8bit retro Xmas game

Free

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The app uses retro arcade style gameplay, music, and graphics
  • The controls are very easy to use
  • The rules of the game are simple
  • The Christmas theme is carried throughout the game
  • This offering is extremely addictive

Cons

  • The app does contain ads
  • This is a very simple offering and may not be for everyone

Help Santa deliver all the presents
Help Santa deliver all the presents

Final Thoughts

The Droppin’ Santa app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone is the perfect way to get ready for the holidays. It’s hard to find anything to fault in this offering as its fun, addictive, smooth to play, and challenging.

 

Droppin' Santa: an 8bit retro Xmas game

Free
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