Phoenix HD - A Modern Arcade Shmup (by Firi Games)

08-11-2011, 07:12 AM
#10
Phoenix HD - A Modern Arcade Shmup (by Firi Games)





Phoenix hd is on the nz appstore now!
Wow wow wow! I didn't thought it would be that great but there IS no turning back from that hd experience. The 60 fps framerate is amazing and the new effects and backgrounds are jaw dropping... I hope that firi finally get the attention they deserve by going free because this is the best shmup available on the appstore.
Small things i would have liked: a full screen version because, as of now, there are black borders on the edge of the screen on my ipad. But i assume this as something to do with the retina resolution on the 4th gen being smaller. Oh and the sound of the bosse's explosion is not loud enough but that's just a small rant
Anyway you know what to do now and i can't wait to see the next game from you guys

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Last edited by metalcasket; 08-11-2013 at 11:43 AM.
08-11-2011, 04:24 PM
#11
Phoenix HD on the ipad has 2 thin black bars on the sides, indeed to keep the same aspect ratio as the iPhone. We 'need' to do this to keep the gameplay exactly the same across devices. If the iPad playfield would be wider, it would impact the scores of iPad players and thus be unfair (regardless of it being an advantage or disadvantage).
It is not because we are being cheap or lazy, suggestions for the empty black areas are welcome!

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Originally Posted by Guise View Post
I'll go ahead and ask: will Phoenix HD include any audio options, such as muting the music but keeping sound effects? I hope.
Not yet Guise, but you are not alone, have faith!

@edrijver

Try the awesome Phoenix HD, why not it's free
indie game designer @Firi Games http://www.firigames.com
08-11-2011, 04:31 PM
#12
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Originally Posted by Guise View Post
I'll go ahead and ask: will Phoenix HD include any audio options, such as muting the music but keeping sound effects? I hope.
Yes.

I play with my own music on and can still hear the sound effects without the in-game music

*Edit: HOLY COWs the missiles look so much better now!!! ALL HAIL CORSAIR!!!

Last edited by gunxsword; 08-11-2011 at 04:58 PM.

08-11-2011, 05:05 PM
#13
Game crashes on startup. iPod touch 4th gen, iOS 4.2.1. Tried restarting the iPod and reinstalling app, but still doesn't work. Any ideas?
08-11-2011, 05:44 PM
#14
wow those official screen shots look amazing i need to get a freaking ipad 2 asap! friday needs to hurry up.
08-11-2011, 05:45 PM
#15
[QUOTE=Selachii;1869791]

Hey Sel, if you buy the dl ships when you get phoenix hd are those already unlocked for you or do you have to buy them again?
08-11-2011, 06:06 PM
#16
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Originally Posted by Selachii View Post
Not yet Guise, but you are not alone, have faith!
Thanks!
08-11-2011, 06:17 PM
#17
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Originally Posted by Crumplezone View Post
Game crashes on startup. iPod touch 4th gen, iOS 4.2.1. Tried restarting the iPod and reinstalling app, but still doesn't work. Any ideas?
Very interesting, could you mail your crash logs to support@firigames.com? We'll fix it asap!


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Originally Posted by Delusionaltool View Post

Hey Sel, if you buy the dl ships when you get phoenix hd are those already unlocked for you or do you have to buy them again?
If you bought the ships in Phoenix, you will still have to purchase them again in Phoenix HD as it is a separate App.

@edrijver

Try the awesome Phoenix HD, why not it's free
indie game designer @Firi Games http://www.firigames.com
08-11-2011, 06:45 PM
#18
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Omg this game runs like a dream on ipad 2. I'm having a problem purchasing the iap tho, says ' this is not a test account ' blah blah blah. My ipad is jailbroken if that makes any difference.
08-11-2011, 06:48 PM
#19
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Originally Posted by kevlar x View Post
Omg this game runs like a dream on ipad 2. I'm having a problem purchasing the iap tho, says ' this is not a test account ' blah blah blah. My ipad is jailbroken if that makes any difference.
Not sure if it makes a difference, but maybe make sure you're logged into the App Store correctly (log out+log in)? Jail-breaking is a territory i'm not familiar with so it's hard to say.

@edrijver

Try the awesome Phoenix HD, why not it's free
indie game designer @Firi Games http://www.firigames.com
08-11-2011, 06:53 PM
#20
One word: breathtaking! This game was looking fantastic, now it's looking incredibly good. The backgrounds, wow!! Everything running perfectly fine on my iPhone 4.

Still think, you should wipe the old high scores since the game changed a lot. But again. WOW.... best endless shooter!

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