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Smurfs' Village is a free-to-play casual town-building game originally developed by Beeline Interactive Inc., a division of Capcom Co., Ltd. It is currently maintained by PopReach Incorporated, which is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Initially released in North America for the iOS platform on November 4, 2010,[1] the game was fully released worldwide on November 11, 2010. As of November 17, 2010, it overtook Angry Birds as the top-grossing iPhone game.[2] On July 15, 2011, Beeline Interactive Japan Co., Ltd. released a unique Japanese version of the game. In September 2011, Smurfs' Village reached 15 million downloads worldwide. Since its release, Smurfs' Village has expanded to the Android platform.[3]

Smurfs' Village has been installed on up to 10 million Android phones between March and April 2012.[4] As of March 2012, the game has reached 56 million downloads.[5] Due to its immense success, Beeline also released other Smurf-themed games for iOS and Android, such as Smurfs' Grabber and Smurf Life. Together with Flashman Games LLC, Bongfish GmbH acquired the rights to all of Capcom's Smurfs catalogue in 2016.[6] Popreach Incorporated, whose founder was involved in the initial launch of Smurfs' Village back in 2010, took over the game in late 2019.[7]

Description

Step into a magical world with your favorite cartoon characters! Build your dream village with over 5000 hand-crafted items! Play offline or connect with friends!

The evil wizard Gargamel and his ever present cat companion, Azrael, have finally found the Smurfs’ village and have scattered our lovable blue friends far and wide throughout the enchanted forest. Come along with familiar friends, like Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Brainy, Jokey, Greedy and the rest of the smurf family, as they guide you on a family fun adventure to build a new forest village for the Smurfs to call home.

Based on the beloved classic Saturday morning cartoon, your adventure begins with a single mushroom home and a smurflightful plot of land. Harvest your smurfberries. Build charming huts, special mushroom houses, and beautiful bridges. And decorate your village with colorful gardens, lights, flower chairs, hammocks and more!

Create a Smurf ID for a secure way to add friends, explore and rate villages, and get a chance to become a Featured Village!

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FEATURES

FAMILY ADVENTURE - Build your very own Smurfs' village and create a new home for the Smurfs.

PLAY WITH YOUR FAVORITE SMURFS - The entire Smurf Family is here! Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Lazy Smurf, Baby Smurf, Handy Smurf, and Jokey Smurf.

HARVEST SMURFBERRIES - Use in-app purchase to speed up the growth of your crops and your blue village.

SMURFY MINI-GAMES – While your village is growing, play multiple mini-games like: Greedy Smurf’s Baking Game, Papa Smurf’s Potion Mixing Game, Painter Smurf’s Painting Game, Lazy Smurf's Fishin' Game and a new free Handy Smurf minigame to unlock additional bonuses.

CONNECT WITH FRIENDS – Share your Smurfs Experience on Facebook and Game Center and send gifts to your friends' villages.

PLAY OFFLINE - Manage your village anytime without having to connect to the internet.

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Gameplay

Players are guided through a brief tutorial at the very beginning of the game. In the aftermath of Gargamel's attack, the Smurfs were scattered throughout the enchanted forest. The player then needs to create a new home for the Smurfs by building a replacement village.

In Smurfs' Village, the player acts as the overall planner of the titular Smurfs' village, looking down on it from above, being responsible for its growth and management. Players are free to choose building placement and direct the Smurfs to perform certain tasks, such as going on missions and tending to crops. In order to develop the village, the player has to harvest crops, build huts, and collect resources.

The primary currencies in the game are Coins and Smurfberries. Being a free-to-play mobile game, Smurfs' Village features a time-based "produce and upgrade" mechanism, which can be skipped using the game's premium currency, Smurfberries. Players may also earn experience points by performing different kinds of activities. As the player accumulates XP points and goes through levels, more kinds of crops, buildings, and decorations become available. A player can spend real money to buy Smurfberries.

Other features found in the game include minigames mainly based on classic arcade games. Smurfs may also provide the player with quests, allowing them to earn XPs and unlock more in-game areas.

Areas

Area
Minimum level
Travel method
Main Village - -
  • The starting area for Smurf's Village.
Animal Sanctuary ? Animal Sanctuary
  • A minor expansion area for Smurf's Village, featuring Doctor Smurf and various forest critters.
Island 19 S.S. Smurf II
  • The first major expansion, featuring a tropical island paradise.
  • Based on the Schtroumpf les bains comic storyline.
Planet Swoof 22 Rocket Ship
Mountain 25 Hot Air Balloon
  • The third major expansion, featuring a rocky mountainside.
  • The Hot Air Balloon, which is used to travel to the Mountain, is based on Grandpa Smurf's magic balloon from the A Long Tale for Grandpa cartoon episode.
Grove 30 Smurfy Portal

Social interaction

Smurfs' Village encourages interactions between players through the social network Facebook. Befriending other players and keeping in touch with them allows players to gift each other daily. In June 2019, the Smurf ID system was announced,[8] letting players add one another as friends without having to connect to Facebook.

Supported devices

Main article: Smurfs' Village/Supported devices

Development

Concepts

Main article: Smurfs' Village/Concepts

Update history

Main article: Smurfs' Village/Update history

Reception

Smurfs' Village received "mixed or average" reviews from critics according to review aggregator Metacritic.[9]

PC Magazine UK described the game as "low-impact, pick-up-and-play gaming that has a very smooth difficulty escalation".[10] AppSpy scored the game 4 out of 5, praising the vibrant visuals and smooth graphics.[11] 148Apps gave the game a 1.5/4, saying "even after the initial tutorial, play time is rather low, even for a freemium game".[12] Gamezebo's David Stone wrote "Properly translated, Smurfs' Village is a challenging new social game that brings back childhood memories for many folks, young or old".[13]

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