Dozer Fever Mobile Game Review

Playkaboo’s brings you the feel of arcade coin-drops on the go in this new mobile game title.

Casual on-the-go games have been at the very heart of mobile gaming, as quick to play titles that you can run for 5 to 10 minutes in between the busy moments of life become more and more prevalent, adding to this lineup is Playkaboo’s Dozer Fever, a mobile game title for the Android and IOS that is based on a popular Coin Drop Arcade Machine.

The mechanics of the game are easy, tap on the screen to drop your “coin” in order to push other coins, as well as your objective towards to “drop” point near the bottom of the phone or device screen. For each level, the player is given a limited set of coins that they have to utilize wisely, dropping the objective clears the level, while dropping additional coins at the drop point increases points.

Did I mention that you also get to see a penguin dance while playing?
Did I mention that you also get to see a penguin dance while playing?

Objectives vary per level, as there are levels which only require you to reach a certain amount of points earned or on the mechanic as to how the objectives are dropped. Adding to the variation of the gameplay are obstacles such as blocks of ice, bombs, additional objects to drop, powerups, and even additional type of coins with different effects.

 

Flame coins (red coins) melt the ice, while the bomb ticks with each coin being placed in the table.
Flame coins (red coins) melt the ice, while the bomb ticks with each coin being placed in the table.

Recipe items that is needed to unlock additional levels are also present, giving a sense of progression into the game, each of these items can be gained at certain levels, and will randomly drop off during the gameplay.

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Sweetserland, huehue.

While the number of coins provided each level does not feel really limited, Dozer Fever players will still have to be mindful of their in-game lives, or the number of attempts to complete levels, life points are replenished throughout the day though, but if your pockets are deep and you’re really cringing about that one last coin to complete the level, you can always shell out a few extra real life coins to continue your gameplay.Screenshot_2015-08-12-15-23-08

While Dozer Fever may look and even initially feel like other popular casual mobile titles, he game has toned down the possible addiction syndrome it hits the exact concept of how and why it was designd and that is to be have something to kill time during those in-between moments such as when boarding the train or waiting in line at a store or in appointments, without being too casual. So if you’re looking for a game that helps you take a break from the mundane tasks of life without worrying about getting hooked too much, then Dozer Fever might just be the game for you.

Dozer Fever is available on iOS via the iTunes App Store, and for Android via Google Play.

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