The Price is Right HD for iPad was developed & published by Ludia. It’s latest update was on February 27th, 2010 & its current version is 1.0.7 The Price is Right HD, which I will refer to as TPIR HD from now on, is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad & it Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later.
Let’s get right down to the game. TPIR HD functions exactly like the T.V. show itself. There’s absolutely nothing different about it. Once you start the game, you’ll be able to pick your avatar, a boy or a girl. After picking your desired gender, you’ll be shown the game’s menu. TPIR HD features a “Single Player” mode & a ” Party Mode“. While playing Single Player you’ll have the choice between the Classic game or the 3 Strikes game style. Party Mode allows up to 4 different players to play with you. This is definitely a very nice feature as “Single Player” mode does get a bit mundane. After selecting the number of players, each player will be able to customize their avatar with different hair, skin colour, & various accessories.
TPIR HD also features its own achievements. You’ll be able to access them through the main menu, where you can earn up to 20 achievements. You’ll also be able to unlock different mini-games as well. Next to the achievements are the options. TPIR HD allows you to “play” with the sound effects, music, & voice. The music does get quite repetitive after a certain period of time, so thankfully we’re able to turn it down.
Another great feature located in the main menu is the Avatar wardrobe. The wardrobe allows the user to customize his/her avatar even more! 🙂 You’ll be able to pick from a variety of hair styles, accessories, T-Shirts, Pants, & Shoes. The greatness of the wardrobe is that it doesn’t require for you to unlock certain things. They’re all there for you to choose from! 🙂
I must admit that the graphics look a bit “rough” at the moment. By rough I mean not polished & not enough time spent on it. Take a look at some other games on the App Store. You’ll see that most of them will have good-looking graphics. I think that Ludia should take their time in making the graphics look just right. That’s my only concern for TPIR HD at the moment.
If you’re “into” competitive games & enjoy playing with money, TPIR HD is definitely for you! You should at least give it a try. Unfortunately there’s not a LITE version, but you might as well use the Holiday as an excuse to purchase the app at only $0.99 Go grab it before it gets raised! 🙂