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    Published: 2014-03-06, by .

    Pokélike monster collection game with heavy focus on battling

    7.5
    • Heavy focus on battling will be to some users' taste
    • Training takes effect immediately
    • Heaps of monsters to collect
    • Great social aspects
    • Mostly balanced free-to-play game mechanics
    • Wifi connection required
    • Collection cards seem to fail too frequently
    • Little adventure aspect

    "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Monsters"

    It's okay to miss Pokémon, and it's understandable to mourn that Nintendo steadfastly refuses to bring everyone's favorite pocket monsters to mobile. In the meanwhile, collect-and-train games like Haypi Monster fill the masterball-shaped hole in our hearts. This one's heavily focused on battle at the expense of adventuring, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.

    Send your bignosed avatar out into the floating worlds, rolling a die to move across the tiles and towards the "boss" creature of each. Every tile presents a new challenger for your team of beasties, which you can either defeat for XP or attempt to capture for your collection via cards. Once you've taken down the final critter, head back to headquarters for tons of ways to upgrade your team.

    "Synthesize" two monsters into a chimera creature only available through fusion. Instantly level up low-level monsters in the training zone; they'll be available for further battling immediately - no pesky waiting period wherein they're off pumping iron. Enter the arena for multiplayer challenges, both ladder-tourney style and versus raging bosses.

    The visual and audio design is solid here, and the free-to-play mechanics mostly feel balanced. One complaint: the "47% success" cards used to capture monsters appear to fail far more than that - but monetization's gotta kick in somewhere along the line, I guess. The heavy emphasis on battling at the expense of an unfolding storyline won't be to everyone's taste, but will strongly appeal to those just interested in a pure monster training/fighting experience.

    Note that a wifi connection is required to play the game.

    Haypi Monsters isn't a Poké-replacement, but it's an excellent riff on the monster-collection genre, and definitely addictive should you have a penchant for leveling up colorful little varmints.

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    by Janel , Appszoom

    Mar 06, 2014

    Description

    The story takes place on a beautiful and mysterious land, where lives a variety of bizarre monsters. Each trainer has a dream in his mind -- to get his fondest monsters in search of this land and fight with them.
    [Features of the game]
    --Explore this vast and mysterious mainland
    It’s worthwhile to search everywhere on this vast expanse of land. Defeat the annoying monsters and BOSSES that block your way; Help troubled inhabitants solve their problems in exchange for rich rewards; Bargain with vendors to buy rare goods. Moreover, lairs with haunting creeps, formidable force and ancient treasury in the desert ruins… They are all waiting for you.
    --Utilize the restraint relationship to build various teams
    The nine type monsters, with different skills and talents, reinforce and neutralize each other. Based on their restraint relationship, you can create a variety of teams -- Weather Group, Double Blade, Control Center… There’re only teams that you cannot image, yet no teams that you cannot build!
    --Train strongest monsters through various ways
    Upgrade brings higher level; Star-up increases stats growth; Awaken unlocks new skills. Also, skill upgrade, talent activation, personality cultivation… Training though various ways helps you get more and stronger monsters.
    --Dominate the glorious ancient battlefield
    Settle in this ancient battlefield with your dreaming monsters and fight with them in this place filled with treasures and dangers. Here, you may encounter close friends but also dreadful enemies. Who shall laugh last?
    --Delicate and powerful training base
    Bring the rare recipes gained through the adventures to the Blacksmith. Craftsmen there will prepare necessities for your next journey. Collect magic books scattered throughout the land. Learners in the holy Shrine will study the sealed magic to make you more powerful. Every time you come back to the base, it is for the purpose of travelling farther.

    Are you ready to fight for your chance to become the best monster trainers? Download Haypi Monster 3 and start your adventure now!

    Users review

    from 52.562 reviews

    "Great"

    8.4