Badminton League Review

Badminton League Review

Nov 6, 2017

I don’t keep too many secrets, but growing up and going to school in the good old Commonwealth leaves me with a few. Like the fact that I got pretty good at volleyball. And cricket.

And badminton, even. Really good.

Review segue: here’s to all y’all shuttlecock mavens. Here’s to Badminton League.

It’s a simple affair graphically, with easy, whimsical stylings that make it pleasing to the eye. The animations are smooth and welcoming, and do a good job of framing the gameplay.

First, you get to create a simple character: skin tone, hair color, name and such. Next, it’s off to training. In this mode, you get to walk through the basic controls, which in this case allows for you to move forward and backwards, and also to hit different type of shots with a side view. Cheekily enough, it features a shuttlecock launcher, and with some practice, it might even be able move forward and backward to hit or smash shots across the net.

In the play mode, you do get a few options. In the “match” mode, you go man-to-man against an opponent, best of three wins. The opponents have different attributes, and when you get good enough to fashion fun rallies enroute to winning points.

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Success yields game cash and goodies, which can (and should) be used to improve you’re playing character, so as to be more competitive. As far as other modes go, there is local wi-fi and tourneys to delve in.

It comes together well, such that it hits you up with an engaging charm… almost sneakily so. It’s a sports simulation that is somehow not overly athletic, unless you consider the finger dexterity needed to play it. Big ups for the game modes, and the upgrade system isn’t actually annoying.

This is what boarding school prepared me for.

Badminton League Review Rundown

8
Graphics/Sound - Fun and engaging.
8
Controls - Work well together, in a intuitive manner.
9
Gameplay - Great core gameplay PLUS different modes.
8
Replay Value - Quite engaging.
8.5
Overall - An easy sim that isn't too sim-y.

Download: App available at the Google Play Store »

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