Toon Blast Review – Does it live up to the hype?

Toon Blast, if you’re a mobile gamer you’ve most likely heard of it. After all, it’s one of the most popular puzzle games on Android and iOS. The game has over 50 million downloads, but is the hype justified? Is Toon Blast really that fun? In today’s review we’re going to cover Toon Blast, and whether the game is worth playing. We go over the gameplay, the graphics, whether it’s pay to win and much more! Let’s get started.

The gameplay

Toon Blast is a match 3 puzzle game. Match 3 games are among the most popular game genre in the world and Toon Blast capitalized on this popularity very well. The gameplay in Toon Blast is quite simple, but enjoyable for young and old.

Simply match 3 cubes of the same color and they disappear and you’re rewarded with points. Complete the level and get as many points as you can and that’s the premise of Toon Blast in a nutshell.

However, just that would be a bit too simple. You’re allowed only a certain amount of moves to complete the level. The goal is to complete the level in as little moves as possible, because the moves you have left over will reward you extra points. In Toon Blast you can also go for combos, have access to boosters, teams and much more. Overall, the game is quite casual, but if you’re a fan of puzzle (especially match 3) then Toon Blast does it well. The gameplay is definitely enjoyable and there are a ton of levels available.

The graphics

When you first start playing Toon Blast you’ll immediately notice how colorful the game is.

toon blast screenshot
A screenshot from Toon Blast.

However, since the game is quite simple, the graphics are also quite simple. There’s not much fancy going on here, but that’s also not necessary. Everything that needs to be there is there, and overall the graphics are good enough.

If you’d like to see how the graphics look like when you’re playing the game, a video is always the best way. Check out this gameplay video of Toon Blast to see what the game looks like and judge for yourself:

Is Toon Blast pay to win?

Since Toon Blast is free to play, they have to make money somehow. They’ve opted to go for micro transactions. The main premium currency is called “coins”. Coins have several uses in Toon Blast. For example, they can be used to get more lives (you can also get more lives by joining a team).

Coins are very important in having success with Toon Blast, but it is possible to do without them if you’re very good. If you’re looking for a way to get free coins, you can find a guide on how to get them in our post about cheating in Toon Blast.

Overall we don’t consider Toon Blast to be pay to win, but you do definitely have an advantage when you have a lot of coins at your disposal.

The final verdict

If you enjoy playing match 3 games, we can definitely recommend you to give Toon Blast a shot. Additionally, if you have children it can be a good puzzle game for them due to the colorful graphics.

The gameplay is engaging and the high amount of levels will ensure that it’ll keep you occupied for a long time. In addition, the fact that you can get by in the game without having to spend a lot of money on coins is a benefit.

If you’d like to check out Toon Blast, you can find it on Android here and on iOS here. And if you do decide to play, you might also want to check out our tips & tricks for Toon Blast.

If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment!

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