ZeptoLab is a well-known cell recreation growth studio due to its informal arcade collection Reduce the Rope and its many spinoffs. The final monumental launch from the corporate was CATS: Crash Enviornment Turbo Stars, although it will seem that the developer goes again to its roots with a brand new testing launch titled Om Nom: Merge, although we’re not too certain precisely the place it is being examined aside from in Brazil. This implies the vast majority of Android customers will be unable to play simply but. The sport seems to supply a twist on the traditional 2048 formulation, the place you may mix Om Noms to create new characters for the aim of consuming fruit in an effort to earn in-game forex. After testing the title personally, I can verify it is an especially informal recreation more than likely designed for youthful audiences.
Above is a gameplay video for Om Nom: Merge that I discovered on YouTube, and it was revealed by the channel AndroidType. Usually that is the place I’d hyperlink a gameplay trailer, however sadly there does not seem to any official media on the market. As you’ll be able to see within the quick video, the gameplay revolves round combining lovely creatures to create new characters. The upper the tier of the character, the extra in-game forex you may earn as they eat the fruit on the prime of your display. It is a moderately primary setup that needs to be appropriate for all ages, and the lovely graphics are positively pleasing, however I am unable to assist however really feel that that is an especially shallow title, very like an idle recreation, which might be why you’ll be able to earn in-game forex should you’re not even actively taking part in the title.
Proper off the bat, you might be compelled right into a tutorial that explains the gameplay, however fortunately this does not final too lengthy. One factor that did get on my nerves was the fixed assault of notifications whereas taking part in. Issues are popping up on the display the whole time, normally pushing you in the direction of watching elective commercials. Hopefully, that is addressed earlier than the official launch, however let’s simply say I will not be holding my breath.
Since Om Nom: Merge is a brand new itemizing on the Play Retailer that is at the moment out there in Brazil, so particulars are moderately gentle. What we do know is that the sport is free-to-play and that it contains commercials and in-app purchases that vary as much as $99.99 per merchandise, although these IAPs will not be lively but. So far as a launch date is worried, there’s at the moment no data out there.
I’ve to say it’s good to see that ZeptoLab goes to supply a brand new launch within the Reduce the Rope franchise someday quickly, even when it’s a spinoff title. Whereas the gameplay is somewhat missing, the design is cute, and I can see how youngsters may simply get pleasure from this title and its easy mechanics. Realizing that this shall be a free-to-play launch that comprises exorbitant in-app purchases is a turnoff, however I suppose it is hardly a shock. So yeah, it will appear that almost all of cell players on the market will not have the ability to try Om Nom: Merge at present until they search out the APK or occur to dwell in Brazil, however no less than we all know one thing new is coming and that ZeptoLab continues to be arduous at work bringing new Reduce the Rope spinoffs to the Play Retailer.
Om Nom: Merge is officially available on the Play Store
— ZeptoLab (@ZeptoLab) November 28, 2019
As you’ll be able to see within the tweet above, ZeptoLab formally introduced the discharge of Om Nom: Merge over the weekend. As I detailed within the article above, Om Nom: Merge provides a cutesy tackle the mixture mechanics present in titles like 2048 and Threes, although it primarily performs like an informal idle recreation. So whereas the lovely graphics and easygoing gameplay ought to enchantment to youngsters and adults alike, should you’re in search of a recreation with depth, this is not it. On the very least, Play Retailer critiques look like fairly optimistic, so should you’re in search of an informal merge recreation that sports activities charming graphics and approachable gameplay, Om Nom: Merge is now formally out there on the Google Play Retailer.