7 December 2009
| 7.5/10 |
| Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game|
Pop Island – Paperfield, Aura‑Aura Climber, Glory Days 2, Ball Fighter, Mighty Flip Champs!
Pop Island is a Nintendo DSi video game developed by ODENIS Studio. It costs 200 Nintendo points, and can be downloaded at the DSi Shop. Pop Island is a capture the flag type game. The player's objective is to bring as many flags to their base as possible in a set amount of time, while trying to stop the opposing team from bringing flags to their base. The characters of Pop Island consist of 12 different animals such as a lion with wheels, surfing penguin, a fish, a skateboarding elephant and many others.
A sequel called Pop Island - Paperfield has been launched.
Pop Island Wikipedia
The game is presented in 3rd person. Using the Nintendo DSi's D pad or by touching the bottom screen with the Stylus the player moves around their character to capture flags and return them to their base. The player may shoot firecrackers at opponents in an attempt to pop them away from the player. If the player is hit by a firecracker the player drops his/her flag (if the player is holding one) and is popped from where they were. There are 3 main types of characters the player can be.Wheeled: Wheeled characters move quickly on land, but slowly in water
Fish: Fish swim quickly in water but move slowly on land
Flying: Flying characters move at moderate speeds above land or water
Pop Island has received generally good reviews.IGN - 7.5/10
Nintendo Life - 8/10
Pocket Gamer UK - 8/10