Paper Football Lite
Unless you live in a country without paper, there's no reason to download this nonsensical football game. On that note, if you live in a country without paper, chances are you don't own an iPhone.
Paper Football Lite, from Jirbo Inc., makes about as much sense as video game truth or dare. It's based on a concept so simple and easy to play that there was no need for anyone to make a video game for it, especially when said game is boring and flawed.
In the game, the object is to flick a piece of paper (folded into a triangle shape) to the opposite end of the table so that one of its edges hangs off. Doing this successfully scores a touchdown (six points) and gives you the opportunity to kick a field goal. A mysterious hand holds the paper football while a character at the opposite end brings its hands together to make a goal post. All you have to do is flick the football through the uprights to score the extra point.
Because of wonky touch screen controls, it's difficult gauging how hard or soft your flicks should be. Sometimes a hard flick sends the football through the uprights and nearly off the table, and other times it'll sail in the wrong direction.
Most importantly, the game doesn't come close to replicating our enjoyment of actual Paper Football. You can play against someone else (you pass the iPhone back and forth, a scary thought), but that's not as cool as aiming for our friends' foreheads or actually flicking the paper football. Besides, how lazy are you that you can't fold a piece of paper into triangle? All you need is some paper and working fingers.
In just a few seconds, you can enjoy real Paper Football, so we don't understand why this game was necessary. If it really wanted to pique our interests, Jirbo should have come up with new modes to reinvent the game. Instead, it delivered a weak effort that sails wide right.
What's Hot: It's free and you can delete it.
What's Not: Touch screen controls are imprecise, a folded piece of paper is more enjoyable.