Clash of Clans Review
Posted: 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
The basic play loop is to develop buildings, units, champions, turrets and traps. You create these by spending in-game currency and then waiting real time for them to build. These are then placed in your village strategically to be ready for invading enemies. You choose enemy bases to attack which then happens in real time as you call in your different units to assault them in real time. Periodically through the day other players will attack. You then regenerate your defences for the next battle.
You can team up with other players to form a clan. This enables you to join Clan Wars where members work together against other clans. The clan who has the most stars from these battles wins the war.
Rating: PEGI 7+, ESRB EVERYONE 10+
Release Date: 02/08/2012, updated in 2013
Players: You can play this with 50 players online. You can team up with 50 players in a clan, and take on similar sized clans. Each battle is against another online player. You can challenge specific people in your clan to battles.
You can buy gems with real money to speed up building, upgrading and progressing in the game.
Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more about system accessibility settings.
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