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  • Summary: Collect and upgrade dozens of cards featuring the Clash of Clans troops, spells and defenses you know and love, as well as the Royales: Princes, Knights, Baby Dragons and more. Knock the enemy King and Princesses from their towers to defeat your opponents and win Trophies, Crowns and gloryCollect and upgrade dozens of cards featuring the Clash of Clans troops, spells and defenses you know and love, as well as the Royales: Princes, Knights, Baby Dragons and more. Knock the enemy King and Princesses from their towers to defeat your opponents and win Trophies, Crowns and glory in the Arena. Form a Clan to share cards and build your very own battle community. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Mar 3, 2016
    100
    I encourage everyone to give this game a try, even if you're a vigilant hater of free to play. Monetization methods aside, you'll still be able to see what a clever formula Supercell has stumbled upon to here with this hybrid of card games, strategy games, and MOBAs.
  2. Mar 7, 2016
    100
    Clash Royale is one of those rare games that not only gets everything right, but does so while trailblazing a new formula for mobile games.
  3. Mar 8, 2016
    100
    This competitive, card-based tower defense game crams a lot of depth and satisfying gameplay into small, bite-sized bursts of fun.
  4. Pelit (Finland)
    Mar 3, 2016
    81
    Clash Royale is actually a fun gun and really well designed version of MOBA genre for mobile. It isn’t just a cruel revenue model. [Feb 2016]
  5. Mar 22, 2016
    80
    Another fantastic new card action adventure game from the creators of Clash of Clans.
  6. Mar 10, 2016
    80
    Buy card packs with your gold, or with real money. It’s made plenty of profit for Blizzard. But SuperCell weren’t satisfied with that. Instead, they chose the greedy path with Clash Royale and made what could have been a truly great game into merely a very good one.
  7. Apple'N'Apps
    Mar 8, 2016
    70
    Clash Royale is an accessible strategy game with quick online duels that is worth picking up, but is a bit simple with a grinding free to play system over the long term.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 65
  2. Negative: 30 out of 65
  1. Apr 11, 2016
    10
    Running games good play bcoz no need of strategy , no need of to much thinking , just fun to play, There are many running games which haveRunning games good play bcoz no need of strategy , no need of to much thinking , just fun to play, There are many running games which have excellent Graphics,concept,mythology,story line,sound .On of them are Krishna Run,Temple Run,Chota Bhim. hyperurl.co/krishasmm Expand
  2. Mar 25, 2016
    9
    Great game , for me it's better than clash of clans !
    This games doesn't waste your time and doesn't force you to check it each time
    the
    Great game , for me it's better than clash of clans !
    This games doesn't waste your time and doesn't force you to check it each time
    the best thing about the game is that both gamers should be online for starting the match
    this game isn't great but I suggest it to everyone who likes this genre
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  3. Jun 8, 2019
    8
    Addictive and strategic game, makes up for the fact that the game is pay to win
  4. Apr 19, 2016
    5
    The art, strategy, and pacing aspects of the game are great, but its business model sucks. To see any real benefit, players need to spend $20,The art, strategy, and pacing aspects of the game are great, but its business model sucks. To see any real benefit, players need to spend $20, $50, or $100 and there's no upper limit to the spending.

    It is a shame that an actually fun game is accompanied by such a predatory structure.
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  5. Oct 17, 2017
    2
    In the first months an interesting game. The players soon gets to the paywall...hovering about 4000 trophies. The game is in the later stagesIn the first months an interesting game. The players soon gets to the paywall...hovering about 4000 trophies. The game is in the later stages simple pay to win. Terribly unbalanced and still introducing new cards - which are mostly in the beginning quite OP and need to be later nerfed. Expand
  6. Jun 16, 2017
    0
    If you like playing a game and staying at the same level forever, this is the game for you. There is no progression. you hit a wall and youIf you like playing a game and staying at the same level forever, this is the game for you. There is no progression. you hit a wall and you keep running into it again and again and again and again. They make sure you don't progress and everyone that plays is maintained around 50% wins and losses. Dish out the big bucks to move forward but youll get stuck eventually. Rigged game, terrible matchmaking, ABSOLUTLEY THE MOST AGGRAVATING GAME EVER MADE!!! Yes it will make you want to break your phone. You will be one win away from the next level and you will lose, lose, lose, lose, lose, lose after hours of playing and have to dig your way back just to get a win away and lose lose lose lose. This will happen over and over and over and you want to break your phone again. DO NOT PLAY. burn your phone instead. save the frustration. Terrible job SUPERCELL! Expand
  7. Mar 22, 2017
    0
    This game I loved at first,till I hit the massive slap in the face that woke me up.

    First lets get this out of the way,this game is
    This game I loved at first,till I hit the massive slap in the face that woke me up.

    First lets get this out of the way,this game is pay-to-win,if you buy gems,like clash of clans,you can zoom to get maxed out.

    Here are the positive things
    -It creates a RTS style game with cards,which I honestly haven't seen at all,although i'm sure some other game has done it
    -The beginning is amazing!Its just nice and well presented
    You can have friendly battles with your clan-mates,you essentially just play them without any risk,clash of clans NEEDS a system like this.
    -The progression is done well.Leveling up definitely feels rewarding.
    -Graphics are relatively nice for a mobile game
    Negatives
    -Matchmaking is outright broken,for all intents and purposes,it is the clash of clans search finder,however in clash you can choose who you can battle,you can't here.Which means you get played against people that have FAR better cards then you do.
    -Game is completely unbalanced with a lot of cards,if you don't have these specific cards you will simply lose when you face against someone who does,such as the skeleton army,which can wipe out 3-4 cards with little effort
    -Game is pay to win,I already mentioned this so I won't go into detail
    -You essentially can only play a worthwhile battle every 3 hours,maybe more,since chests take a long time to open
    -There is no way to discard unwanted chests,lets say you only want to open gold chests,not silver ones.To bad,you can't get rid of the silver chests.
    -Map are small,you get 8 maps,all are the same just re-textured,a river in the middle,with two bridges and the two players on both sides.That's all you get when you battle,make a variety with maps,to allow for different strategies!
    -The card count is limited,it may seem extensive at first,but card game hearthstone has over 400 cards,Royale has 49,49!.

    This game is really a four out of ten,but the fact that you can pay money and immediately become max level,along with they shove buying gems in your face with the chest timers just make me have to take off a point.Free-To-Play model problems
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