Even though we see a lot of new games each day, we try not to dismiss a game as "just another xyz" too quickly. Still, with the number of iPhone games coming out daily, it can be hard to keep an open mind.

Blackbeard's Assault, however, is a good example of a game that deserves a serious look, despite presenting a relatively well known formula. The game is a variant of the circular "match-three-of-a-kind" puzzlers that Hudson (Puzzloop) claims to have invented. Blackbeard's Assault, however, takes this formula a step further with multiple cannons and power-ups which adds a faster pace to the game.

The gameplay video shows off the level of polish found in the app. (YouTube version of the video also available.)

App Store Link: Blackbeard's Assault, $2.99

  • Tunawrap

    i love this game! nice sound effects too xD

  • Tunawrap

    i love this game! nice sound effects too xD

  • Marc

    This game is very cool and the pirate theme works REAL well for this type of game. Wish I was better though. :(

  • Marc

    This game is very cool and the pirate theme works REAL well for this type of game. Wish I was better though. :(

  • http://pocketgamer.co.uk PocketGamer

    Wow, so PuzzLoop was the precursor to Luxor and Zuma. Never knew that, learn something new every day. :)

  • http://pocketgamer.co.uk PocketGamer

    Wow, so PuzzLoop was the precursor to Luxor and Zuma. Never knew that, learn something new every day. :)

  • http://pocketgamer.co.uk PocketGamer

    (Sorry, if that last comment sounded sarcastic - I missed out a question mark. Genuinely do feel I've learned something, but then got distracted by the neat video!)

  • http://pocketgamer.co.uk PocketGamer

    (Sorry, if that last comment sounded sarcastic - I missed out a question mark. Genuinely do feel I've learned something, but then got distracted by the neat video!)

  • Carlos-Sz

    Amazing game indeed!

  • Carlos-Sz

    Amazing game indeed!

  • http://www.GalleyTech.com/ Galley

    Man, that last lever looks tough!

  • http://www.GalleyTech.com/ Galley

    Man, that last lever looks tough!

  • RaiderRich721

    I recently just purchased this game. Worth every penny!

  • RaiderRich721

    I recently just purchased this game. Worth every penny!

  • Jesse

    Yeah, still a match-3 game...

    Sorry to be dismissive in dis missive.

  • Jesse

    Yeah, still a match-3 game...

    Sorry to be dismissive in dis missive.

  • Alex

    This game was just on sale for .99$, it said until Dec 2nd, but I just bought it this second for 99c and it's december 3rd 1am. Must have lucked out via timezone!

    ^_^

  • Alex

    This game was just on sale for .99$, it said until Dec 2nd, but I just bought it this second for 99c and it's december 3rd 1am. Must have lucked out via timezone!

    ^_^

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