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Super Speed Touch, a no-nonsense approach for testing your reflexes

Super Speed Touch is a Windows Phone 8 game designed to test your powers of observation and reflexes. There's not a lot of flash with Super Speed Touch but it can be a challenging way to test your tapping skills.

Super Speed Touch as a very clean, no-nonsense appearance that doesn't have many bells and whistles.  And that may be the game's greatest weakness.  While Super Speed Touch isn't a bad Windows Phone game, I just can't help but think it could have a little more flash to prevent the game from getting stale too quick.

When you launch Super Speed Touch you are greeted with the "Game Over" screen that doubles as your main menu. Options to mute the sound, view the about screen, play the game and upgrade to the ad-free version ($.99) are all center screen.

The game screen is a 3x3 grid of white squares. Randomly, these squares will flash red and it's your job to tap that square before the red light fades. As you progress with game play the red lights fade quicker, picking up the pace of the game. If the red light fades without a tap, the game ends. Tap the wrong square, the game ends.

Of all the reflex oriented games for our Windows Phones, Super Speed Touch may be the more lack luster options to consider. You have no bonus items, no leaderboard (although you do have a high score display) and the playing grids never get larger.

While Super Speed Touch doesn't exactly suck wind and has potential but I couldn't help but think the game needed more meat on the bone. Whether it be randomly sized grids, multiple squares to tap, or a memory option where you have to repeat flashing square sequences... the game just needs a little something-something to help it stand out.  Maybe throw in a green colored square that you aren't suppose to tap?

Super Speed Touch is a free, ad-supported game available for Windows Phone 8. You can get rid of the ads through a $.99 in-app purchase.  Super Speed Touch can be downloaded here (opens in new tab) in the Windows Phone Store.

QR: Super Speed Touch

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.

  • But what about the lag in touch response?
  • is just a question or are you experiencing lag response? device?
  • That was just a bit of sarcasm becuase of an article that ran last week about the iPhone having super fast touch response and WP lagged behind it. Nothing to worry about the game.
    Also, the game is a pretty good time waster. Hope to see some good updates in the future so gameplay does not get stale.
  • OMG!!! I didnt get the sarcam.
    I'm glad you enjoy the game, as I said next update will include online ranking and I'm considering adding more game modes in order not modify the original one.
  • Thanks for the feedback, next update will include online highscores and faster beginning.
  • This seems like it could be used as an app to test CNS response. Which is useful in detecting overtraining, fatigue and peak performance times.
  • Online Ranking and faster beginning are out!