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  • Publisher: Salvo Inc.
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 34.9 MB
  • Version: 1.5.1
  • Price: Free
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App description: A free digest version of 2d shooting game "VRITRA"!

-Full version is now available!
You can purchase the full version that contains all the stages!

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Throw down a challenge to all the 80s and 90s gamers. Get back the enthusiasm you had once!

Control the dragon and the vajras, and destroy the evil Dragon Emperor "VRITRA"!
Awesome graphics, powerful sound effects and amazing controls.
This ultimate 2D shooter is a step forward in the history of the shooting games!



-----STORY--------------------------------------------------------

100 years ago the world was a peaceful place and people lived together in peace.
However a black dragon arrived followed its folks with evil thoughts and built their nation.
The dragon called itself Dragon Emperor and ruled the whole world spreading fear, massacring and looting.

The long-suffering inhabitants prayed to be saved, as they believed their old legend:

"when the black dragon will fade in the dark, the blue dragon will shine a light on the world again."



-----ABOUT THE GAME--------------------------------------------------------

- This is a 2D side scrolling shooter. Control the dragon and the vajras to destroy the enemy!

- Use the single boost button only. Keep pressing to blow up the enemies!

- There are 4 kinds of vajras. Take advantage of characteristics of each vajra:
- Blue vajra... Concentrated front attack
- Green vajra... Defense
- Yellow vajra... Wide range attack
- Red vajra... Technical all directions attack

- Each vajra has a different boost behavior! Mastering how to handle the vajra is the key to rule the game!

- You can multiply your score by damaging or destroying the enemy with boost! Build up more multiplier and aim at a high score!

- Support replay function! Download the other users' replay data and learn how they completed the game!

- Support GAME CENTER! Break the record and compete against rivals to get the highest score!



-----SUPPORT DEVICE--------------------------------------------------------

- iPhone 4S or later
- iPad 2 or later



-----SUPPORT--------------------------------------------------------

- VRITRA Official site
http://salvo.jp/app/vritra

- Company site (salvo Inc.)
http://salvo.jp/

Echoseven's comments:

FREE "digest" version: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/vritra-digest/id584690910

12-18-2012, 04:49 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over The Rainbow
Posts: 3,128
Quote:
Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
it was looking great until the spider ship....wtf?
lol.

12-18-2012, 11:25 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Posts: 1,390
I tried the free version.

It ain't half bad... The lite version contains one level, the one with the spider boss at the end.

The challenge level is fairly good, I played on normal, and there's 4 difficulty modes.

The end game against the Spider boss, was designed pretty good.

There's four different weapon systems, the "Vajras", each have their own color.
Green is defensive, with an orb circling you taking out stray enemies and even some bullets, Blue is more a aggressive straight on laser attack, and there's two colors more.

One thing I don't like initially, is that when you pick several Vajras in the same color, they don't increase in power, they don't get stronger like most other Shmups, instead there's loads of pickups of the different colors strewn throughout the level, seemingly meant for you to use each one, maybe depending on situation?

I don't know why this is, I would like to know if this is the way it is in the full version, before purchasing the game.
In a game like this, upgrading the weapons to meet more difficult enemies and bosses is must. At least to me.

Perhaps the Dev have a different vision with the game I haven't yet seen, so I would like to hear from them to convince me to buy it.

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12-19-2012, 08:54 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: NYC/CT...USA
Posts: 947
i tried it too and i think its done really well...i liked how you could pinch the screen size to your liking...as well as change the layout...also the visuals were nice, not mindblowing but really good....im on the fence with the 2 dollar purchase....i do feel the devs deserve a purchase with this though, im wondering how the sales on droid went?....its just with all the releases tonight...every penny counts....big day for purchases guys!

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12-19-2012, 09:30 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,641
Tried the free version, really liked the relative touch controls, only played for a few minutes but liked the levels, one with 'bases' on weird floating forests, then into an old skool Scramble type 'maze'. Looking forward to seeing the rest of it

Bought the full version, shall have a proper go later, impressed
12-19-2012, 09:36 AM
#6
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Earth
Posts: 1,410
With all the coloured balls, I was expecting polarity change to be part of the gameplay. Couldn't be bothered to try otherwise.
12-19-2012, 11:13 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 13,363
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Right on... Haven't played much, but being able to adjust the screen size and place the boost button anywhere is a huge plus. The touch controls are nice as far as I've seen... And having the 4 different difficulties is great too.

I will say that I'm not too keen on the look of the bullets.... Maybe having an option to even just change the color of the projectiles would make a big difference with them... But right now... Always enjoy having another nice shmup to play. =o)
12-19-2012, 11:27 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Boston,MA
Posts: 1,089
Played the lite version.Its done quite well,good controls,runs smooth,colorful graphics.ALL you shump fans should check it out.
12-19-2012, 03:18 PM
#9
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 247
This game seems very promising. For some reason I thought there was going to be more new stuff before the App Store holiday but this is probably the most interesting thing so far.

re: Bytebrain

No upgrades is fine by me. Ikaruga was great without 'em in fact lack thereof was part of the reason it was a better game than Radiant Silvergun. Kinda germane here what with Salvo taking some aesthetic/level design cues from Treasure.

Last edited by Athos; 12-19-2012 at 04:44 PM.
12-19-2012, 04:40 PM
#10
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 247
NO CONTINUES AND NO LEVEL SELECT?
No continues I can dig, but both is too hardcore for me.

Huh didn't realize Anomaly Korea was coming out never mind what I wrote above.