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Tankz... out soon!

04-22-2009, 08:26 AM
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Tankz... out soon!

Sector3 Games is about to release it's newest iPhone/Touch game called Tankz.

Tankz is a fast paced arcade style hover tank fighting game, like an FPS, but you play as one of three tanks, against enemy towers and tanks, in one of 3 levels (more levels will come in future versions).



Each level gets harder and harder, with more enemies and more open space, allowing enemies to target you easier.

You can switch from 3rd person to 1st person during the game by tapping on your tank, and you have Ammo and Rocket pickups through out each level.

The aim of the game is to collect all of the flags in the level, and you can play in either Best Score mode or Best Time mode.

You can also switch between Easy and Hard modes for those that REALLY want a challenge!



Controls switch between Left Handed and Right Handed, so everyone will be comfortable playing.

It's a single finger drive control plus tilt to turn. Left right finger movement strafes, forward/back to accelerate. It's very responsive and you can spin and slide and shoot targets very easily.

Each tank you can play has varying speed and turn capabilities due to size and weight, so between the 3 levels, 2 difficulties, 2 game play modes and 3 tank types, there is plenty of variety for everyone!



The final touches (excuse the pun) are going on now and I will be releasing a game play video in a few days. Stay tuned!

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Last edited by seonr; 04-22-2009 at 08:35 AM.
04-22-2009, 09:09 AM
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Thanks for the update. I've been waiting to hear news on this for a little while, and the video will be helpful. How many types of enemies are in the game?

04-22-2009, 09:16 AM
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Lite Version?

Will a free lite version be available on launch?

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04-22-2009, 09:33 AM
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Looks interesting! Thank you for the news.

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04-22-2009, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Albie View Post
Thanks for the update. I've been waiting to hear news on this for a little while, and the video will be helpful. How many types of enemies are in the game?
Yeah, you know the saying... never enough hours in the day :-)

At the moment, there are static enemy towers that shoot at you, and block / hinder your path. If you drive into them they do damage to you too. You can of course shoot them. They can only shoot you if you are in line of site. In levels like Dessert Arena, there is only 1 large obstacle in the level, so many towers have line of site at the sme time and navigating bullets is, well, tricky!

There are also two enemy tank types (multiple of each in each level) that, have randomised patrol areas, that if you get to close will start chasing you. Not only do they fire at you, but they also try to ram you, and do major damage if they hit you. If you get far enough away from them, they will go back to patrolling their designated area.

I have plans for more enemy types/obstacles but I am not sure if they will make version 1 or wait until a following release.

The game can currently be played fast paced, where you move and slide around quickly firing at enemies as they travel past and collect the flags, or in a slow methodological way, sniping from a distance... this is obviously a safer method, but much longer game play.

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04-22-2009, 06:00 PM
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wow, looks nice, submitted i resume? hopefully its not to expensive, but looks like a $5-$6 game! (hopefully there will be updates for more tanks)>:l

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04-22-2009, 06:02 PM
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No, not submitted yet... will be going in next week. Just doing final touches!

Price is undecided at the moment, but it wont be high. Affordable for everyone!

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04-22-2009, 06:04 PM
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I like the theme of it.
Looks really cool!
Any pricing details?
04-22-2009, 06:08 PM
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No, not submitted yet... will be going in next week. Just doing final touches!

Price is undecided at the moment, but it wont be high. Affordable for everyone!
well, it will be out in may on my judgement, hopefully it will be a good price and u will make loads of money, best of luck to u! >:l

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04-22-2009, 06:19 PM
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This is what AI Wars should have been. Looks great guys, I shall get it!

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