Compatible with SH3 and MIPS Palm size PCs. Needs 74k of RAM.
|SockOut by Field Software is a |
Breakout style game for your Palm size PC. You use your stylus to control a paddle
at the bottom of the screen which keeps the ball in play. The object of the game is to
knock out all the bricks and accumulate points before you lose all your balls.
Using your stylus to control the paddle is pretty easy. You can either drag your stylus
A nice feature of the game is that you don’t have to actually have the stylus point on
the paddle to move it. You can drag or tap your stylus anywhere along the bottom of the
screen. This is a BIG plus because you won’t obstruct your view of the paddle and ball
this way. The graphics of the game are well done and I had no trouble following the
ball around the screen even when it was moving at top speed.
|There are two things that make this game more interesting than most |
breakout clones. One is the addition of ‘Fun Bricks’. When your ball hits one of these
bricks, different actions can occur. Your paddle can enlarge or shrink, the ball speed
might increase etc. There are 13 different ‘Fun Bricks’ available.
The other feature is
SockOut has 25 different screens of bricks to knock out and each game gives you 5
A demo version is available that will give you one level to play as a taste of the full
Easy to learn.
Good graphics and sound effects.
Need even slower settings.