Blon Review (Android)
For our Blon Review, we take on this cute pixel-art 2D platformer game. Unlock spells, heroes, and weapons, fight monsters and bosses and explore an unknown world in hopes of rescuing your family.
Blon Review Pros:
- Pixel art graphics.
- 72.64MB download size.
- Full touchscreen controls.
- Endless runner-style gameplay.
- Brief tutorial signs.
- Controls – the left half of the screen does jumping and the right-hand side shoots.
- Level layouts randomize.
- Huge skill tree.
- Leaves are what you need to collect.
- Upgrade and acquire new skills from the tree by spending leaves on them, as you upgrade one skill so far another one will unlock.
- Tree blossom – every 4hrs you get a randomized amount of free leaves.
- A handful of different characters to unlock each with unique stats.
- Every area has 3 boss battles.
- You can aim your shots.
- Very accessible.
- Power-ups spawn in the game and it’s things like shields or tornadoes that gather all leaves on the screen.
- Damage numbers pop on the screen.
- Nice looking locations.
- Levels have multiple routes.
- The more you play the stronger you get.
Blon Review Cons:
- Doesn’t randomize the levels enough.
- Very very repetitive and grindy.
- No Google Play achievements.
- Very slow to get going.
- Boss fights especially the final ones are tedious in nature.
- Unlocking new characters takes a long time.
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Developer: Lazy Kiwi
Publisher: Plug In Digital
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- Graphics - 8/108/10
- Sound - 6/106/10
- Accessibility - 7/107/10
- Length - 7/107/10
- Fun Factor - 7/107/10
If you ever fancied a game where you play it daily, get stronger but never feel like you progress then Blon is for you. Blon is an endless runner built on the foundation of grind, you must play the same levels over and over and over and over to collect leaves that you then use to unlock abilities and passives. Depending on your unlock methods depends on how much grind you need to do. It’s a game that is fun to play so it has that going for it, I like the pixel art graphics and simple controls. Blon, as I say, is an endless runner but when you get to the bosses you have the ability to shoot and despite the stupid time limit on fights, the shooting is pretty good and a nice break up of the gameplay. But there is no way to sugar coat it, Blon is all about the grind, the ever-living tree giving leaf bonuses every four hours definitely helps but be prepared to drop hours upon hours into Blon. It’s funny to say but it is a good commute game as you can get a few runs in and slowly but surely get stronger and open up the whackier levels. Blon is a hardcore endless runner that has the grind but also has the rewards.