Game Review: ilomilo

ilomilo used to be an AT&T exlusive, but it finally came to all the Windows Phones!

Overall Score: 5/5ilomilo

Thankfully this game is finally available to all Windows Phones, since it is an incredible strategy/puzzle game! The only disappointment is the lasting value.

Gameplay: 5/5

The goal of the game is to reunite two little characters by guiding them through a maze. They have a cute little story that tells you why you’re working through these mazes. The controls work really well, which lets you experience the gameplay fully. The game has great variety and some really challenging puzzles that make you think about how you could get across certain sections of levels. There are bricks to move, buttons to press, and monsters to avoid/use. Also, there are a number of creatures you can rescue to get golden stars on your levels, and three easter eggs hidden within all of the levels, which unlock bonus levels! It’s a really great strategy/puzzle game overall.

Presentation: 5/5

Amazing visuals. Spectacular music. Honestly, just watch the video review or play the trial on your phone, this game looks/sounds incredible for a puzzle game! The in-game camera even tilts slightly when you tilt your phone. This is one of the best looking games on Windows Phone currently.

Lasting Value: 4/5

Unfortunately, the game may only last about three hours. Depending on how good/bad you are at puzzles, it could take a lot longer, but it doesn’t have the best lasting value compared to other games. However, you can go back and try to get gold stars in all of the levels, and compete for higher scores by beating levels in the least steps possible.

Title: ilomilo
Price: $4.99
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios