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

11-09-2015, 01:50 PM
#11
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 253
Took some practice, but I'm more or less used to the remote now, but I'm curious as to whether the game is a big series of waves or if it opens up into more of a open world experience like the other GOFs, where you can upgrade your ship, take quests, etc. don't get me wrong, it's fun so far, but I'd like to know for sure.
11-09-2015, 04:58 PM
#12
This game is a teaser for the full GoF III that is coming soon. Don't expect any more depth beyond a bit of story and enemy waves. It was probably only made to have something in the Apple TV store on day one.
As for the controller support, it was terrible on release and got pulled. Hopefully it will be fixed and return soon.

11-09-2015, 09:51 PM
#13
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 253
Quote:
Originally Posted by err404 View Post
This game is a teaser for the full GoF III that is coming soon. Don't expect any more depth beyond a bit of story and enemy waves. It was probably only made to have something in the Apple TV store on day one.
As for the controller support, it was terrible on release and got pulled. Hopefully it will be fixed and return soon.
Gotcha, thanks for the insight. That said, it's a beautiful teaser!
11-27-2015, 06:54 AM
#14
Can someone ping me when this has proper MFI support? Not going to fork out the money for it until it does. Loved the previous GoF on iPad.
12-17-2015, 09:16 AM
#15
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 142
Sorry, guys. Kinda overlooked this thread lately. In the meantime, we put out an update adding support for alternate game controllers such as the Steelseries Nexus. Yesterday, we also added some new content to Manticore RISING, namely a Christmas level. With an "ugly sweater"-styled ship painting and jingle-bells-y auto-cannon sounds, it is of course not meant to be taken serious at all. But hey... 'tis not the time to be all grave and earnest! So we hope you enjoy this little flight through the Trim sector's winter wonderland.


Youtube link | Pop Up


Also, we published a couple of blogs dealing with various key features and aspects of Manticore RISING. Here's the links in case you're curious.

#1 "The New Platform": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_NewAppleTV_2015-11-05
#2 "The Gameworld": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_New...rld_2015-11-12
#3 "The Heroes": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_HeroAndCrew_2015-11-19
#4 "The Villains": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_TheVillains_2015-11-26
#5 "Game Controller Support": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_Con...ate_2015-12-03
#6 "The Music": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_TheMusic_2015-12-10
"7 "The X-Mas Update": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_MerryXmas_2015-12-17
12-18-2015, 10:12 AM
#16
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 281
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tobi@Fishlabs View Post
Sorry, guys. Kinda overlooked this thread lately. In the meantime, we put out an update adding support for alternate game controllers such as the Steelseries Nexus. Yesterday, we also added some new content to Manticore RISING, namely a Christmas level. With an "ugly sweater"-styled ship painting and jingle-bells-y auto-cannon sounds, it is of course not meant to be taken serious at all. But hey... 'tis not the time to be all grave and earnest! So we hope you enjoy this little flight through the Trim sector's winter wonderland.

YouTube: video

Also, we published a couple of blogs dealing with various key features and aspects of Manticore RISING. Here's the links in case you're curious.

#1 "The New Platform": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_NewAppleTV_2015-11-05
#2 "The Gameworld": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_New...rld_2015-11-12
#3 "The Heroes": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_HeroAndCrew_2015-11-19
#4 "The Villains": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_TheVillains_2015-11-26
#5 "Game Controller Support": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_Con...ate_2015-12-03
#6 "The Music": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_TheMusic_2015-12-10
"7 "The X-Mas Update": http://blog.dsfishlabs.com/en/MR_MerryXmas_2015-12-17
Thanks so much for the controller support!!!
12-18-2015, 01:16 PM
#17
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 1
Thanks for making this game for AppleTV. I've had an AppleTV since they first came out (the one with the hard drive) and love it. My only complaint was there was no App Store, a problem now solved.

I love Spaceflight games and bought the original Galaxy On Fire for my iPhone when the game was first available.

Also, thanks for adding controller support - the Siri Remote as a game controller is abysmal.

Will you be making your older games (which I already own) AppleTV compatible without purchasing them over again?
12-19-2015, 05:00 PM
#18
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 9
Thanks for adding controller support!! That was the only thing keeping me from buying this game
12-19-2015, 05:26 PM
#19
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 9
Any hope of making this a universal app?? I hope too many developers don't overlook universal as an incredible differentiator from console games. It seems dated in 2015 that my Xbox One games are stuck at home. The future is -- no doubt to me -- having constant access to your game (scary thought!) and competing against your friends, no matter what device they play.
12-20-2015, 02:12 PM
#20
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 1,555
I thought GoF 3 was coming out on iPhone before Xmas ?