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Louisville Slugger Homerun Challenge for iPhone & iPad

Want to bash a few homers on your iPhone or iPad when you’ve got a few spare minutes? Check out the Louisville Slugger Homerun Challenge app.

It’s a very simple, straightforward game. Flick your finger across diamond at the bottom left and in the direction you wish to hit the ball. It may take a little practice to get the timing down. The pitches come in fairly rapid succession, so you need to  be on your toes.

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You begin in the minors with the TPX warrior bat. You can purchase in app upgrades for different fields or better bats, or you can unlock them by amassing enough points during gameplay. You can also unlock or purchase “Target Mode.” This game challenges you to hot various targets around the field in a given time limit.

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When you do hit it our of the park you get a bit of a fireworks show to celebrate the accomplishment.

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Overall

It’s a basic Home Run derby game, so their isn’t a lot to it, at least until you unlock or purchase the target mode. which can be either good or bad depending on your point of view. We think the simplicity makes it a fun little time killer. You can open it up and bang your way through a quick game in just a few minutes. Game play is especially nice on the iPad.

iPhone & iPod Touch: Download Louisville Slugger Homerun Challenge for iPhone from iTunes

iPad: Download Louisville Slugger Homerun Challenge for the iPad from iTunes

Rating: ★★★¾☆ 

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