Review – Hovercraft: Getaway – Pure Escapism


It happens every time.

About five minutes after I preorder a game, I’ll forget about it.

The result is waking up on release day, grabbing the iPad to check out what’s been going on in other time zones while mine’s been sleeping, and noticing an unfamiliar app icon staring out at me, occupying a space that yesterday, was just a space.

It’s a good feeling; similar to waking up on a Sunday and thinking it’s time to get ready for work, only to have that warm glow rush through you when you remember it’s Sunday.

And so it was Thursday morning, as I grabbed my coffee and headed out to fire up the Apple TV, to find out if Hovercraft: Getaway was destined to earn that space on my iPad and Apple TV, or if that space was to become once again, just a space.

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Hovercraft: Getaway – PAKO Forever With Guns?

In October last year, ATVG had a blast taking Hovercraft: Battle Arena for a spin.

While it’s hard to make a case for High Score Hero’s Hovercraft series of games to be considered graphical eye-candy, it doesn’t take long to see past the blocks and find the fun.

In Battle Arena, lazy players like myself who just want to jump in and get busy pew-pewing can select a pre-made ship, while those with time to kill and creativity to burn, can piece together their own design block by painstaking block.

Once done, as the title suggests, Battle: Arena tasks players with battling it out in an arena. Sounds fun, right? It is.

Scrolling through the Twitter feed earlier this week, ATVG was happy to discover that High Score Hero is only days away from releasing the latest in its Hovercraft series – Hovercraft: Getaway. And better yet, it’s tvOS-compatible.

And that means it’s time for a post.

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