Let Me Out review

AwfulPoorAverageGreatPerfect
Loading ...
Zoom
User Reviews
Let Me Out

Let Me Out by Chillingo is an iPhone puzzle game similar in many ways to Cut the Rope. Let Me Out is a $0.99 universal iPhone app that requires iOS 3.1 or later, and it works on the iPad and iPod touch as well. For the purposes of this review, we played the application on an iPhone 4S.

The central character of Let Me Out is a book dragon — think bookworm on steroids. This book dragon is on a mission to collect golden pages, apparently the scattered pages of some great manuscript. In order to do so, however, it’s going to have to cross a wide array of increasingly difficult levels.

Let Me Out iPhone app review

The book dragon crosses these levels by bouncing. On the earliest stages, it’ll cross on a single bounce, but as the game progresses, it requires several or more. The book dragon can bounce off the sides of the screen as well as wooden blocks, which the player can position. The player can also choose the angle and force at which the book dragon is injected from its cannon — don’t overthink this.

So the goal each level is to set the board up in such a way that it lets the book dragon safely cross once you’ve fired it from the cannon. Upon firing, it’s all hands off, so this is much more a puzzle experience than it is a platformer. Each level has three pages to collect, and as Let Me Out progresses, it places those pages in much more complex arrangements. For us, some of the higher levels required a lot of thought before we even sniffed how to approach it.

Let Me Out comes with five environments: Desert, Factory, Castle, Toyland and Iceberg. There’s also a level stub that reads, “New levels coming soon!” Apparently, they’ll be free additions to the come. Each of these levels has 20 sublevels. The first level, Desert, has 60 items to collect, but depending on the level, that ranges from 40, on Factory, to 220, on Iceberg.

Some levels also have floating letters. Collecting these letters is optional, and you can complete the board without them. However, completing the alphabet is Let Me Out’s achievement system, and the application does have GameCenter integration. The letters also up the challenge immensely, so we imagine that most gamers who favor these types of games will not want to leave them behind.

The bottom line of this review is that Let Me Out is a very good iOS puzzle experience. It’s certainly worth $0.99, and it’ll be even more worth it once those additional levels come. The cartoonish graphics are excellent. The music and sound effects are professional and diverse. And the app provides a lot of replay value. Let Me Out works quite well on the iPhone and iPod touch, but it would of course benefit from the additional screen area that the iPad provides.

Here is a video demo of the Let Me Out app on the iPhone

AppSafari Rating: 4/5

This 3rd Party App is available at the Apple iTunes AppStore. Browse the full list of all AppStore apps filed under the AppStore category.

Download Let Me Out at iTunes App Store
Price: $0.99
Developer: Chillingo Ltd
Version: 1.0
Size: 24.59 MB

App Review By Darius Reimm Posted on March 13th, 2012 and filed under App Store, Games, iPad apps, Puzzler, Universal (Viewed 1351 times, 1 so far today). Need help on using these apps? Please read the Help Page.

Write a Review

About AppSafari

Looking for the best iPhone, iPad & iPod touch apps? Reviews of the best new iPhone apps daily since 2007. The App Store is a jungle. Go on a safari of over 7,025 iPhone, iPod touch & iPad apps & discover new iOS apps.

Enter your email address:

New Apps Sent to your Mailbox

Discover AppSafari

Welcome to AppSafari. Our team loves apps and is dedicated to writing iPhone app reviews to help you find the best new & free iPhone apps in the App Store. For the latest App Store buzz check out the Trending iPhone apps updated daily with free games worth downloading. Enter our giveaway contest to win free apps every day. You can browse the site in either gallery or list layout.

Where to go from here

More from AppSafari

Got mail? Subscribe to AppSafari by Email. Watch funny and interesting iPhone Videos gathered from around the web. Pimp your iDevice! Shop for Accessories in the AppSafari Store

© 2007-2012 appsafari.com All Rights Reserved. Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy.
This site is not associated with Apple Inc. or its partners. iPod, iPhone, and Safari are trademarks of Apple Inc.
App Screenshot loading
AppStore Read Review
X