Sometimes you are given a challenge in a game that just seems so simple you're left wondering how they can possibly make a game out of it. Well before you start thinking that about the Bipolar Ball app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone you'll want to hold off and take a closer look. The rules of this game are very clear: get the ball through the hole and as it turns out this is much easier said than done.
The Bipolar Ball app requires players to complete one task and that's to get the ball through the hole. There are four different levels and each features the same goal, but don't be fooled into thinking this goal is simple to achieve. The levels have their own look and challenges so you’re in for a variety. The game controls are fluid and smooth and the task of ahead of you is well laid out, however there are all kinds of obstacles standing in your way. Keep in mind you can pause the game whenever you need. You'll need to complete the current level in order to unlock the next one, which challenges you to keep going.
The app has just been updated with the inclusion of in-app purchases. These are the additional levels which you can unlock for $1.00 each. This one has a current customer rating of four out of five stars but there are no customer comments at this time. This one requires iOS 6.0 or later to use.
There are four different levels to work your way through
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When you launch the Bipolar Ball app for the first time you’ll want to check out the How to Play section of the game, this is the way to quickly familiarize yourself with the rules and controls. The game controls are simple you just hold down the right side of the screen to move the ball to the right, and do the same to the left side of the screen to move to the left. Your goal is to move the ball through the squares. For those scores you’re really proud of you can share them with your friends.
The graphics have a retro feel to them, the sound effects and music work well with the app, and the controls are responsive and intuitive. Because this game is meant to be such a simple one you won’t find much here in terms of added features and tools.