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Review: Glides review – Another competent but uninspiring iOS flier

Glides review - Another competent but uninspiring iOS flier You’ve played Glides before. Of course, you haven’t actually played Glides before. I mean, it’s only just come out.

But you’ve played an awful lot of games just like Glides before.

This is an endless flier that has you tapping the screen to keep your triangle/UFO/football/whatever item you unlocked last airborne for as long as possible.

Flappy rings

The key difference between Glides and the countless Flappy Bird clones out there is essentially window dressing, but it’s surprisingly effective.

Rather than fly through punishingly placed gates, you’re here dodging much more evenly spaced rocks. Occasionally the odd meteor will come streaking onto the screen with a Jetpack Joyride-like warning.

Your main aim isn’t to avoid such obstacles, but rather to fly through sequences of rings. Do so and you’ll gain points towards your total score, with multipliers available for successive fly-throughs.

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