App Watch: Pocket Sheep

Casual gaming has really come into its own in the last few years. The advent of smartphones and tablets has opened up new horizons for small developers to express their creativity.

And the result is that most mobile platforms now have several relaxing games that can be easily picked and played by gamers of any pedigree, from casual to expert. Once such game that has just landed on the Windows Store goes by the name of Pocket Sheep — it is labeled as a sheep saving simulator.

More on the gameplay mechanics in a bit, but first the app description:

“Guide a flock of tiny sheep through 30 beautiful hand-drawn levels. Simple, smooth and relaxing game for casual gamers.

Advanced artificial intelligence – sheep try staying in flocks, but panic when crowded, they are scared of your fingers and dangerous volcanoes, they wander around and get into troubles if left unattended.”

The free game comes with 30 different levels, as stated above, and a relaxing soundtrack that adds to the atmosphere. It offers support for both desktops and tablets, though expectedly the interface is completely optimized for touch.

It does not offer much in the way of content, but it is clear the game is trying to appeal to casual gamers that want to spend a few minutes with an addictive game.

Click here to check out Pocket Sheep on the Windows Store.

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