Mobage has been experimenting in shooters for quite a while now. It started with The Drowning [Free] where they tried to mix a brand new control scheme with bite-sized gameplay that was meant to encompass the casual nature of our devices. Then came Lawless [Free], a take on Time Crisis that was quite well done and fun. Their last attempt at defining mobile shooters is called Isolani [Free] and after a soft-launch in a few select countries it is now available worldwide for free.
The first thing that might surprise you is the presence of two joysticks, a control scheme that Scattered Entertainment was strongly trying to avoid in the aforementioned titles. It’s also episodic with new levels being released at a steady pace. I tried it during the soft-launch period, and while I thought it was visually stunning it lacked a bit of variety in the gameplay department. For more impressions and gameplay videos, you can check out our forum thread here.
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