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App description: Blast your way through a never-ending onslaught of relentless enemies in this addicting, action-packed arcade shooter!!!

Earn points to upgrade your weapon and beat your high score in Arcade Mode!

Vaporize asteroids to protect your colonies from destruction in Meteor Shower Mode!

Distract enemies with decoy bombs and see how long you can last in Survival Mode!

Use the Time Warp special power to help you collect ammo pellets in Scavenger Mode!

Make no mistake, you *will* die... The question is, how long can you last?

Takes full advantage of the Retina displays for the new iPad, iPhone 4/4S/5, and iPod Touch 4th/5th Gen!
Runs full-screen and looks amazing on the iPhone 5 and new iPod Touch!
Four challenging gameplay modes, each offering addicting, non-stop vertex-blasting fun!
Multiple levels of laser upgrades to help you beat your high scores... If you can stay alive long enough to earn them, that is.
Two types of explosive weapons, including standard bombs that clear the area of enemies, and decoy bombs that distract enemies and let you take them out from behind!
Two types of special powers: use the Time Warp to slow down everything around you for a short time in Scavenger Mode! Use the Vortex power to collect asteroids into a convenient (but deceptively dangerous) swirling vortex in Meteor Shower Mode!
Global Leaderboards!
35 Achievements you can earn, spread across all 4 game modes!
Customizable controls!
iCade support!
iControlPad support!
Joypad app support!

What the reviewers say:

"Solid (well, wireframe) arcade fun" - Tap! Magazine

"Looking for some serious bang for your buck? Look no further." - iFanZine.com

"Way too cool for words" - iphonegameruk.co.uk

"The gameplay is amazing" - app-score.com

wermy's comments:
Hey everyone,
The original release thread was getting pretty old (see here), so rather than grave-dig, I figured I'd make a fresh post.

Version 2.0 of Vertex Blaster has just hit the App Store!
This is a HUGE update, including:

• Full, ultra-sharp Retina support for the new iPad!
• iCade support for iPad!
• Menu navigation via iCade/iControlPad/Joypad App!
• Portait orientation support for ipad!
• Massively improved explosion particle/explosion effects!
• New game mode! Scavenge ammo from enemies in SCAVENGER MODE! Use the new TIME WARP special power to help you collect ammo!
• Re-tuned Meteor Shower Mode! Use the new Vortex special power to help you clear asteroids!
• Share your scores to Twitter and Facebook!
• Lots of UI improvements
• Major performance enhancements, especially on older devices
• Numerous bug fixes
• New, properly-sorted Meteor Shower Mode leaderboard

I've put a *lot* of work into this release (better late than never, right?), so I hope people check it out and spread the word!
Any comments or questions, feel free to post here, PM me, or email support at vertexblaster dot com. Thanks!


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05-07-2012, 08:53 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 1,608
Great game!

05-07-2012, 10:27 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Washington D.C.
Posts: 3,187
Thanks for re-introducing the game! Bought!

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Drummerboycroy
05-08-2012, 12:13 PM
#4
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 2
iControlPad

Thanks. How exactly do I connect the iControlPad?
05-08-2012, 12:30 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 435
the new scavenger game mode is absolutely bananas
05-08-2012, 01:17 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 13,403
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agreed... LOVING the new game mode!!! Scavenger is awesome! =oD

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syntheticvoid (please say you're from TA)
05-08-2012, 02:31 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fenestrata View Post
Thanks. How exactly do I connect the iControlPad?
You put the iCP into "Special Packet Mode" by holding down A+X while holding the start button to power it up, pair with it, go into the settings screen in Vertex Blaster and hit "Connect iControlPad". There are instructions in there as well.

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Originally Posted by cplr View Post
the new scavenger game mode is absolutely bananas
Quote:
Originally Posted by syntheticvoid View Post
agreed... LOVING the new game mode!!! Scavenger is awesome! =oD
Glad you guys are liking it!

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05-08-2012, 04:30 PM
#8
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 590
I don't see how I missed this game. I love the graphic style and game modes. I will be buying this one.
05-08-2012, 05:12 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,679
Not sure how I missed this one either. I love Super Stardust on the PS3 and Vita, and this a damn good clone of it, only tougher...
05-08-2012, 08:31 PM
#10
Joined: May 2012
Posts: 2
thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by wermy View Post
You put the iCP into "Special Packet Mode" by holding down A+X while holding the start button to power it up, pair with it, go into the settings screen in Vertex Blaster and hit "Connect iControlPad". There are instructions in there as well.




Glad you guys are liking it!

Worked. Thanks a lot. Loving the game