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Iron Force – iOS

Iron Force – iOS

Iron-Force-206166-fullPlatform: iOS

Developer: Cool Fish Games

Publisher: Chillingo Ltd.

Release Date: June 17th, 2013

Genre: Action

Nerd Rating: 7 out of 10


I recently stumbled across this tank combat game for the iOS called Iron Force, developed by Cool Fish Games and published by Chillingo Ltd, most famously known for games including Cut The Rope, iBomber, Toki Toki, and recently added to Steam, Storm in a Teacup. Iron Force is a freemium game that doesn’t require you to pay, but it will give you an edge if you do. I haven’t come across anything in the game yet that can’t be received without paying, which is always a plus.


The gameplay in Iron Force is pretty fun. I don’t play much vehicular combat games, so I can’t compare it to any popular tank combat games. However, that being said, I did enjoy the game. I can’t say I would play this game on a console or PC, but as a mobile game, I like it. The game controls are very simple, yet they get the job done. The point of the game is to drive around and destroy enemy tanks, while picking up power-ups, money, and diamonds from fallen tanks. Acquired money and diamonds can be used to upgrade your tank, fill the gas tank (which allows you to play more; otherwise you must wait for it to fuel up) or buy new tanks. Neither money nor diamonds are rare drops, and I have not had to spend even a penny on more diamonds.


In Iron Force, there are three different game modes. The first game mode is “Free For All,” in which you are placed in a map and must fight everyone else. The second, “Team VS,” is the average team deathmatch in which two teams of tanks are pit against each other to determine the better team. Finally, “Finders Keepers,” seems to be a scheduled game mode that isn’t always available, in which you hunt down packages and hold on to them. While it’s a given that everyone will have their own preference; personally, my favorite game mode is “Free For All.”


At the moment, Iron Force only seems to have five maps, and only one of these maps is available when you first start playing.  You do not unlock the second map until you reach level 6, which can tend to make the first few levels very repetitive and rather boring. I am really hoping that the developers have more maps planned in the future, however I can not speak for them.


While definitely not the greatest game on the iOS market, Iron Force is enjoyable and I look forward to the future of the game. This game will give you enjoyment when you have nothing to do, as long as you have access to Wi-Fi or another form of internet. You can tell that work has been put into this game, and it is definitely worth the download at the current price of free. If the price was to ever change, I believe it would be worth the money they charge.


Do you agree with my review? Feel free to comment your own opinion! To those of you who play Iron Force; I look forward to destroying you on the battlefield! (Please note – the images used in this review are stock photos found online and are not taken by me; the account names in the pictures are not myself.)

Written by Justicescooby


Hello, I’m Justicescooby! I’ve been playing video games since I was a little kid, and recently I made the switch to primarily PC gaming. I have my own YouTube channel where I upload gaming videos daily, and I am an active member of many gaming communities/forums. I enjoy writing, whether it be my books I never seem to finish, or writing reviews or articles. I am also an aspiring singer and actor, and currently take singing lessons.


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