Whether it’s O’ Leary versus Timofte or McGregor versus the world, we tend to back Irish. There is another to add to the list as Playnets by Irish gaming house Dakido has rip roared through the iTunes charts, being downloaded in over 40 countries and cracking top 10 and top 20 charts across Europe.
Playnets is a simple romp that’s sure to help pass those awkward few moments in the toilet when you have nothing to do. The game creators describe it as a tower-defence/whack-a-mole hybrid, which is a fair description. At the centre of your game, quite literally, is your Playnet (Planet). You’re job is to defend that planet from a relentless gang of space-invaders.
To achieve this, you poke, tap and time your screen pressing to perfection to destroy the threats to your Playnet. All the while you’re doing this, you’ll be enjoying a funky gaming soundtrack and glorious graphics, made all the more impressive by the fact that this Playnets if the first dip into the gaming pool by Dakido.
Speaking via a LinkedIn, Playnets co-creator David Donnellan outlined how the initial launch ‘far exceeded expectations’ given how ‘incredibly competitive the gaming industry is’.
If you want to enjoy what is an Irish, addictive and ultimately an enjoyable game, you can download Playnets now, free, from the iTunes App Store.