PBA Bowling Challenge is the official iPhone bowling game of PBA (Professional Bowlers Association). The game has two modes to play: Quick Play and Career Mode. The Quick Mode is for quenching your thirst of playing the bowling game quickly, while in Career Mode, you need to compete against 21 best players of PBA to win various regional and national trophy championships.
The game consists of various bowling lanes to choose for playing, different balls with super powers to help you score more, different opponents and amazing unlocks to boost your skills which makes the game even more interesting. You can also choose to play online with the multiplayer game option.
The game is also connected with Game Center where you can view the global leaderboard as well as achievements unlocked by you. The game even has its own Score Sheet section for checking your proceedings and stats related to Career Mode.
Gameplay of This Official PBA iPhone Bowling Game:
When you launch the PBA Bowling Challenge, you will see the screen similar to the one shown below. The main screen of the game has following options: Play, Practice, Multiplayer, and Score Sheet.
Tap on Play option to play the game. The Play option has two modes: Career and Bonus. The Bonus mode has some extra tournaments to play while Career mode is the main attraction of this game. The first level of Career mode is Introduction which will introduce to the controls and feel of the game. You need to appear in top 3 out of 8 opponents if you want to proceed further.
While playing the game, slide your fingers left/right to position the ball and then swipe your finger towards pins to throw the ball. You can tilt your iPhone to change the direction of the ball to successfully hit the pins. Rest of the rules are exactly similar to the standard bowling game. Just follow them to complete the game and try to come in top 3 to move to next level.
The Career mode consists of different tourneys and leagues. You need to be in the top 3 of each league/tourney to proceed to next one. While the playing the Career mode, you will unlock various power balls, achievements and other rewards which help you in improving your skills and to perform better.
Other Features of this Official PBA iPhone Bowling Game:
- Practice: This option lets you play practice matches to hone your bowling skills. You can choose to play practice matches either against opponent of your choice, venue of your choice, or oil pattern of your choice. But all these options to choose are locked by default. You can unlock them using virtual gold pins which you will earn while playing the game.
- Multiplayer: Play against your friends by challenging them or play against any real opponent.
- Score Sheet: Check your profile, career mode stats, and trophy room here. Overall, you can check your total progress in the game from here.
- Pro Shop: This is the shop from where you can get different power balls along with power ups for your player to improve his skills. Of course, to buy items from this shop, you are required to have virtual currency (gold pins) which you collect by playing the game.
PBA Bowling Challenge is one of the most amazing iPhone bowling games out there. This game justifies the label of an official PBA game truly. If you are a fan of PBA, or in general only bowling, then you will surely love this game.