It's told that Battleship game was already played at the dawn of the twentieth century, and it's reached its peak during WWI. Since then, we all have played it in school or home or wherever. Recently, there have been several adaptations to mobile devices, being this Ships'n'battles one of the most relevant.
It has some relevant differences to the game we all know, though. On one hand, 3D graphics, animations, soundtrack and ka-booms make the game visually more appealing than it usually is. In addition, when you miss you have a chance of getting a power-up and change game balance thanks to ghost ships, radar, homing missiles and cluster bombs. 4 difficulty levels and a ranking system allow to play progressively before diving into online multiplaying.
However, some rules have been omitted, namely the extra shot when you hit something and the prohibition to deploy ships touching each other, and there's no way to select any given set of rules or add your home ones. Likewise, there's no chance to deactivate power-ups and play a "standard" game; nor you can choose a plain view instead of the garish 3D by default. A hotseat offline multiplayer mode would have also been welcome.
Anyway, a great facelift for Battleship. Recommended for children and parents alike.
by Peter , Appszoom
Apr 26, 2013
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ATTENTION: if you have an iPad, iPhone 4 or superior device, we recommend to buy Ships N' Battles HD.
Ships N' Battles
Play the next generation of the classic game, controlling the most destructive power of the seas with a finger touch.
Multiplayer - Bored to always beat the machine? Bring your friends to the battle field! Ships N' Battles offers Game Center and bluetooth connective multiplayer mode! Who will be the king of seas?
Bonus - With 10 different types of bonus, Ships N' Battles is a much more dynamic game than any other game alike.
Easy to learn, hard to master - Ships N' Battles is an easy game to play, but with three difficulty levels, the bonus combinations and strategy you'll need to learn how to use the tools to succeed and crash your enemies (specially that friend of yours who keeps winning).
Oh, and talking about your friends, besides winning on a multiplayer, in the single player mode you can show off your skills through the Game Center's leaderboards and achievements.
And last, but not least, the game is still evolving. Keep an eye for new releases and feel free to ask for features because at Skahal Studios we are eager to know what you have to say!