Abduct cows and destroy puny human tanks with your UFO's enormous swinging claw in FGOL's iOS actioneer Grabatron
It's totally pick-up-and-play
How about we throw in UFOs and rope physics too?
That's the world of Future Games of London's latest project Grabatron, which has just been released in separate iPhone and iPad versions.It came from above
It's a typical arcade experience that has you tilting your iOS device to move your UFO left and right over the 2D landscape, then tapping when the UFO is overhead to pick up objects such as cows, trucks, tanks, scientists, oil tankers etc with your enormous retractable claw.
Then you can swing them around, swiping to let go and throw them into buildings, down chimneys, causing explosions and the like.Mission critical
There's also a level structure that gives you certain tasks - collect 10 cows, destroy 5 armoured vehicles - but the fun is really about tossing things around and making them go bang. You can even roll huge boulders down hills, crushing everything in its path.
Adding some difficulty are nasty soldiers, tanks, helicopters etc who will shoot at you, while replayability is provided with secret levels to explore and 30 power ups to collect.
You can also use in-app purchases to directly buy items such as nukes, ship upgrades and the harder Insane mode.
Grabatron is out now, for iPhone price 99c, €0.79 or 69p or $2.99, €2.39 or £1.99 for the iPad version.
Check out the video to see how it plays.