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Apple TV: Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING (Apple TV Exclusive)

10-30-2015, 04:01 AM
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Posts: 142
Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING (Apple TV Exclusive)



Hey guys, our new sci-fi shooter Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING is out now on the App Store on the new Apple TV. A full-fledged Apple TV exclusive, the game's handling and gameplay are tailored to the big screen and the Siri Remote. Although we have to confess that we were a little sceptical at first when it came to transfering GOF's touchscreen controls to a physical motion-and-touch controller, we have to say that it turned out a perfect match. Commanding your ship and engaging in dog fights on the new Apple TV is really great fun! If you already had a chance to check it out (the Apple TV goes on sale in 5 minutes here in Germany, but maybe it's already out in other time zones), please let us know in the comments what you think of it!

Manticore RISING is the official prologue to the upcoming mobile game Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore. It's set in the same game world -- the fabled Neox Sector -- and its events directly lead up to the conflict of the mobile game.

And if you're curious to learn more about the game, visit the official website (http://www.gofrising.com) and follow the game's fan pages on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/gof3manticore), Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/gof3manticore) and Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/gof3manticore). Additionally, we also uploaded a new gameplay trailer to YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7iR4iOYjEg). Enjoy!

Last edited by Tobi@Fishlabs; 10-30-2015 at 04:03 AM.
10-30-2015, 10:06 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 14
In terms of performance, is Apple TV equal to an iPad Air 2 or less?

10-30-2015, 12:14 PM
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Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 335
Quote:
Originally Posted by matrix960 View Post
In terms of performance, is Apple TV equal to an iPad Air 2 or less?
Less the Apple tv has a duel core A8 chip the iPad Air 2 has an A8X chip it is tri-core (3cores) with a better custom graphics chip.
10-30-2015, 01:21 PM
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Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 14
But without the thermal constraint of a mobile device, maybe it can do better
10-30-2015, 02:59 PM
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Location: USA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by matrix960 View Post
But without the thermal constraint of a mobile device, maybe it can do better
Oh im sure it will be slightly faster just dont expect the performance to be on par with a A8X, A9, or a tegra X1 chip specially in the graphics department. Both the Tegra X1 and A9 have really good graphics performance.
10-30-2015, 09:16 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 495
I didn't realize this was an appleTV exclusive. It sounds like the full game will run on mobile, though. I really liked GOF2 a lot!
11-02-2015, 09:28 PM
#7
I can't wait for this for IOS.
11-08-2015, 08:07 PM
#8
Joined: Mar 2012
Location: TN
Posts: 247
Why no Mfi controller.
The siri controller tilt to steer is a royal PITA!
1star
May need to file for a refund on this one
11-09-2015, 05:09 AM
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Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 13
This game has MFi support on launch, but it was broken and got removed? Anyone know if they're gonna fix it?