Boom Beach

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Boom Beach
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  • CAN: 11 November 2013
  • WW: 26 March 2014

Boom Beach is a freemium massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game for iOS and Android, developed by Supercell.[1][2][3] It was soft launched in Canada on 11 November 2013[4] and widely released on 26 March 2014.[5][6]


Boom Beach gameplay

Boom Beach is a strategy game that combines attacks on and from other players with attacks against computer generated bases. The game's storyline is set in a tropical archipelago with the player on an island with defenses and troops (similar to Supercell's Clash of Clans game).[3]

Players can build their base, upgrade their defenses and other buildings, and unlock troop upgrades. Boom Beach combines single player campaign play as well as the ability to attack other players in multiplayer mode on the same map. The game pits the player against an enemy known as "The Blackguard" which is often represented by Lt. Hammerman. Other computer generated enemies are Dr. T and Colonel Gearheart.

Apart from the main aspect of the game, there is also a cooperative form where players gather "Intel" (by destroying troops in the defense, winning the attack, or through rewards) which is then used to attack computer generated bases in Task Force Operations.


Aggregate score
Review scores
TouchArcade3.5/5 stars[8]
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The iOS version of Boom Beach was released to "mixed" reviews, according to the review aggregator site Metacritic.[9]

In a review by Stephen Habermann (IGN) he noted that it seemed like a modern version of Clash of Clans, another video game by Supercell.[7]


  1. ^ Supercell's new title is winning over gamers 29 March 2014 Helsinki Times
  2. ^ What Supercell did next: Boom Beach masters the art of the follow-up 9 April 2014 by Steve El-Sharawy, The Finnsider Pocket Gamer
  3. ^ a b Clash of Clans Dev Releases Boom Beach; The follow-up takes to the islands by Mike Mahardy 27 March 2014 IGN
  4. ^ Boom Beach is Clash of Clans maker Supercell's Clash of Clans clone. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  5. ^ Clash of Clans dev releases Boom Beach. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Boom Beach Description". Play Boom Beach.
  7. ^ a b Habermann, Stephen (16 April 2014). "Boom Beach Review". IGN. Archived from the original on 16 July 2016. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
  8. ^ Ford, Eric (7 April 2014). "'Boom Beach' Review – Assaulting the Next Freemium Beachhead". TouchArcade. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  9. ^ a b "Boom Beach for iPhone/iPad Reviews". Metacritic. Archived from the original on July 16, 2016. Retrieved July 16, 2016.