Dolmus Driver HD ($1.99) by Gripati Digital Entertainment is an endless driving game based in Istanbul, Turkey.
A dolmus is a shared taxi that can provide transport for large numbers of people throughout the day. Your task is to make money by taking as many people as possible to where they need to be.
You have to drive as fast as you can, without crashing or getting stopped by the police. Are you skilled enough to rule the streets of Turkey?
You can play as one of three drivers in three different locations, but you need to earn enough virtual money to unlock them all. To help you drive faster, your vehicle is fitted with a jetpack. The jetpack’s power only lasts for so long, but it’s topped up each time you have a near miss.
Your tilt-controlled dolmus speeds up as you drive and you have to swerve through traffic to pick your passengers up and drop them off. Tapping on the right side of your screen activates your jetpack and the left side makes you slow down. This game’s simplicity means that anyone can pick it up and instantly start playing.
If you stay in the right lane for too long, the police will start to chase after you. If you collide with anything, your journey is over and you have to start again. If you have enough money, you can continue driving after a crash without having to start again.
The money you earn from transporting your passengers can be used to unlock new drivers, locations, and jetpacks. You can buy more virtual money with in-app purchases that cost between $1.99 and $49.99. You can also get more virtual money by sharing the app with friends on Twitter or Facebook.
This game’s graphics are impressive and the whole app is well designed, but some parts of it haven’t been translated to english yet. All of the important parts have, so it doesn’t make much of a difference.
For an endless driving game that’s easy to get the hang off but difficult to do well in, you can’t get much better than Dolmus Driver HD. Within a few minutes of playing it, I was happily tapping the “restart” button to try and earn more virtual money.
You can get Dolmus Driver HD for iPad for $1.99 in the App Store.
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