• Publisher: Kumobius
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 55.6 MB
  • Version: 3.1
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 4.9 (7)
App description: Bonus Endless Encore available for all users! Challenge yourself with the newly added Speed Runs! Plus, new automagic screenshot sharing -- your most frustrating/coolest/emotional moments can now be shared!

Enter a mesmerising trance of co-dependence in Duet. The rules are simple: control two vessels in sync, survive against all odds and keep calm.

Best, Most Elegant iPhone Games of the Year 2013 - The New Yorker
Grand Prize Winner, Best Action, Best Audio - Intel Level Up
Best Design, Best Audio - Australian Game Developer Awards
Best Design - IGF China
PAX 10 & PAX East Indie Showcase Selection
Mobile Game of the Year 2013 - Kotaku
4.5/5 - Touch Arcade
4.5/5 - 148 Apps
4.5/5 - App Smile

"...few other games are as fun when you succeed." -- The New Yorker

"It feels as designed as a raindrop, and just as perfect." -- Ben Kuchera, Polygon

"Duet does what the best video games do." -- Kotaku

"Highly Recommended." -- Penny Arcade Report

"Duet looks hard as nails. And I love it." -- Touch Arcade

"Duet is a must-have." -- 148 Apps

"Shiel's soundtrack ... is as innovative as the game it scores." -- Jake Cleland, The Vine

"Your eyes, ears, and thumbs were built to perform this Duet together." -- Indie Games

"...Duet's plaintive and melancholic aesthetic imbues it with a sense of the profound." -- CVG

"But while the aesthetic of Duet is familiar, the gameplay is all new." -- Pocket Gamer

"It is fantastic." -- Tim Rogers

"Duet on iOS. Instant love. Instant." -- Mark Serrels

Your survival is dependent on protecting two vessels - they are devices in sync, a dance and song between two entities tethered together in symbiosis. Feel edge of your seat terror where the world around you becomes quiet and numb as all that matters is the game living between your palms -- that is Duet.

% NINE CHAPTERS

Experience nine chapters of deceptive narrative and nerve-twisting gameplay. Unlock the bonus Survival chapter for endless score chasing delight. Replay any stage to perfect your movements and unlock over 25 Game Center achievements. This is a game that will test you.

% EIGHT NEW EPILOGUE CHAPTERS

Explore a whole new narrative with all-new game mechanics in our new epilogue to Duet. Including over 40 new stages, new narrative and new remix tracks. You will need a new state of mind to complete this experience.

% PERFECT GAMEPLAY

With air tight controls and gameplay thats tuned to perfection Duet provides the perfect balance between challenge and pure gaming satisfaction. Touch either side of the screen to twist your vessels and avoid everything in your path. Remember: even that which begins simple can end complex.

% HYPNOTIC AUDIO

An outstanding handcrafted soundtrack by Melbourne composer and Gotye multi-instrumentalist Tim Shiel. Nine unique and mesmerizingly beautiful compositions ensure an immersive experience for you at every step of your journey, complemented by full in-game vocal narration by Jojo Petrina.

% FULLY FEATURED

- Full iCloud support - sync your progress across all your devices.
- Universal App - play on your new iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad mini.
- Compete with Game Center on the leaderboards.

% ABOUT KUMOBIUS

Selected for the Indie Showcase at PAX Aus and a finalist in both Game Design and Audio for the Freeplay Festival. This is another award-winning title from the team behind Time Surfer & Beans Quest. We call Duet a Hex-like in honour of Terry Cavanaghs contribution to the medium of games and exploration of genres.

% ABOUT TIM SHIEL

Tim Shiel is a composer/producer based in Melbourne. Tim is known to some as Faux Pas, the moniker under which he released a steady stream of constantly shifting electronic music for many years. He is also known for his work as a broadcaster at Melbourne independent radio station 3RRR FM, and for his recent role as multi-instrumentalist in Gotye's live band.

% SUPPORT

Say hello@kumobius.com wed love to hear from you! And follow us on Twitter: @kumobius

copaeci's comments:




Out at my country now, cost $2.99 no IAP
02-21-2015, 12:21 AM
Good lord! Don't play this while tired or drunk. Or both at the same time. Sheesh!
02-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: The Garden of Sinners
Posts: 1,821
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rawk GWJ View Post
Good lord! Don't play this while tired or drunk. Or both at the same time. Sheesh!
Actually once you beat the original levels, endless mode is really chilling

=>> HEY YOU! Why own an iPad if you haven't played CRABITRON? <<=

Playing: Corridor Z, Goblin Sword, Lost Toys, Duet Game, Layton Brother, Threes!, Solomon's Keep, Crabitron, Punch Quest, IB3, Sword & Sworcery (Recommend them all!)

03-02-2015, 11:14 PM
Can't believe I just recently got this game. It's incredible. Absolutely fantastic game that's got me hooked. Simple and beautifully executed. Man does it get hard though!
Yesterday, 03:07 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over The Rainbow
Posts: 3,076
The recent speed run update was the push I needed to finally beat story mode. Acceptance VII, VIII and IX weren't as difficult as I imagined they would be.

I had a go at Speed Run and beat Story in 20:08.90. I could probably improve that by quite a bit but to go under 10 mins seems out of my depth, I'll leave that to Echoseven.

Amazing game, which has grown so much through free updates since its initial release.

Kumobius rule. <3
Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: The red Skittle
Posts: 5,080
I forgot what my score for this even was. XP
Maybe I'll go back and revisit it, it's been a while!

Seen it copied a few times too... Guess it's a sign of success?



Need proofreading, editing or writing done for your game?
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Today, 12:11 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Over The Rainbow
Posts: 3,076
I've improved my Story speed run time to 12:16.08. Under 10 minutes may be possible after all!
Today, 03:43 PM
Wonderful game, the developers are definitely very creative people. The concept, style, sound and gameplay are perfect but it's so hard. I played some levels maybe 100 times, if you don't like hard games or don't have patience, then stay away

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