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Sarge - Free for a limited time!

11-17-2011, 10:36 AM
#1
Joined: Aug 2009
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Sarge - Free for a limited time!

I'm please to announce Sarge, our latest game available in the App Store.

Sarge is an action packed 2D brawler / platformer which includes hilarious dialogue and fully animated cutscenes.

Click here to see Sarge in the app store (Free for a limited time)
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sarge/id469925180?ls=1&mt=8

Description:
The planet Zephyr, in the middle of a war between the human United Terra Initiative and the alien Nova Imperium. Sarge and Trysh, a rag tag mercenary team, has been hired to take out a Nova Imperium Jump Beacon that has been planted on a Human mining ship, a beacon that would ensure the doom of Zephyr inhabitants if it were activated. Either because of financial desperation, over-eagerness, or sheer stupidity, Sarge accepts…

Take on the role of Sarge, a take-no-prisoners alien killing machine, in this action packed 2D Brawler.

- 6 Levels of brawling action.
- Entertaining story with fully voiced cutscenes.
- Presented with beautiful artwork and hand-drawn animation.

Screenshots






Trailer

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Enjoy!
11-17-2011, 10:40 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2010
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picked this one up a couple days ago. It's a really polished side-scrolling beat-em-up. Thank you for making it free!

11-17-2011, 02:20 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 2
Glad you enjoyed it!
11-17-2011, 02:26 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Italy
Posts: 2,916
thanks for the freebie...a new episode please!
Otherwise, I will go to buy a rocket launcher

I love this world!
11-17-2011, 02:28 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: CT
Posts: 492
just played through the first two scenarios. really enjoying the humor lol

"The only thing the dead remember is that I killed them"

rofl.

Currently enjoying: CtR, AB: Space, Guitar Hero, Rock Band Reloaded, Burger Queen World, Hunters: Episode One, Batman Arkham Lockdown, Ice Race, Bar Oasis1.5, Air Gamblers: Supremacy, Mage Gauntlet, Real Racing 2, Inotia2/3, Undercroft, Pocket Warriors, Ascension, Chaos Rings
11-17-2011, 10:14 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
Not sure why, but I decided to play through this one. Probably because I expected it to be short, and it was. Took about 30-45 minutes to get through it all. First free game I've taken the time to beat since 2009, heheh.

It's a by the book brawler really. The game's difficulty level is incredibly low especially since everything is on the same plane. You can pull out a few combos; that's always nice. The body slam was probably my favorite move. Found it to be the most useful one at least. Never used the shield once, lol. The visuals are nicely done. The one thing that really stands out is the humor/voice-acting. Definitely well-done there. But yeah, nothing new really but worth the time to check out if you're looking for a quick brawler. Like I said, the game is incredibly easy, including the final boss.

Biggest complaint about the game are the controls. You definitely need to make separate jump button on the right side of the screen. Right now, it's incredibly annoying to have to flick the analog up just to jump. Makes the platforming parts of the game very annoying, especially when there are disappearing platforms. That's about it though. I liked the little cinematics in between the levels along with the random stuff Sarge constantly says as you beat up enemies.

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11-18-2011, 12:37 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,251
Never really used the body slam much, thought it would make it too easy if I kept using it. Used the shield a lot...thought it was cool that it did a counter attack after using the shield.

The game was pretty good while it lasted, was fairly fun, but way too short, finished it in about 30 minutes. Also a harder difficulty mode would have been nice, also maybe remove the body slam thing to make it less easier. Overall a good game, but definitely needs to be longer. Can't complain to much as it was free, enjoyed it.
03-11-2014, 04:49 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 3,693
free again





Last edited by mrbiggles; 03-11-2014 at 05:14 PM.
03-11-2014, 06:45 PM
#9
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Location: Vienna, Austria
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The HD version (iPad) is free as well!

https://itunes.apple.com/at/app/sarge-hd/id486799569?mt=8

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03-11-2014, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by backtothis View Post
Not sure why, but I decided to play through this one. Probably because I expected it to be short, and it was. Took about 30-45 minutes to get through it all. First free game I've taken the time to beat since 2009, heheh.

It's a by the book brawler really. The game's difficulty level is incredibly low especially since everything is on the same plane. You can pull out a few combos; that's always nice. The body slam was probably my favorite move. Found it to be the most useful one at least. Never used the shield once, lol. The visuals are nicely done. The one thing that really stands out is the humor/voice-acting. Definitely well-done there. But yeah, nothing new really but worth the time to check out if you're looking for a quick brawler. Like I said, the game is incredibly easy, including the final boss.

Biggest complaint about the game are the controls. You definitely need to make separate jump button on the right side of the screen. Right now, it's incredibly annoying to have to flick the analog up just to jump. Makes the platforming parts of the game very annoying, especially when there are disappearing platforms. That's about it though. I liked the little cinematics in between the levels along with the random stuff Sarge constantly says as you beat up enemies.
That about sums it up. I didn't complete it but the levels are very flat, the move set feels limited like most iOS beat 'em up's (no combos, no grapples, no throws, no positional moves), the enemies feel Like HP sponges, attacks aren't satisfying which I suspect is a combination of the HP bloated enemies and so-so animations (they just don't have the fluidity and at least don't seem to have the frame count of classic titles).

Anyway, by the book is a great way to put it and that would be fine if the book were Final Fight; here it's not and, in what is becoming an almost standard complaint, this just seems under-designed.

Last edited by Topherunhinged; 03-11-2014 at 07:42 PM.