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Alive 4-Ever & Returns --> .99 Each

08-26-2011, 02:14 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2011
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Alive 4-Ever & Returns --> .99 Each

Two great game now at an unbeatable price. A4E Returns is especially an all-time favorite for many.



08-29-2011, 10:36 AM
#2
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I'm very surprised no one has commented on this sale, both are worth picking up.

Drat!

08-29-2011, 02:02 PM
#3
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Perhaps most of the interested gamers have already played them and have lost some of their initial appeal for them. Newer gamers might be looking for more impressive graphics with true depth and tridimensional rendering.

Even though they don't look as "fresh" in 2011, I still feel they are, especially Returns, some of the best twin-stick action for iOS that money can buy. Meridian made some substantial efforts to bring some depth to the series.
08-29-2011, 03:16 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ghouls'R'us View Post
Perhaps most of the interested gamers have already played them and have lost some of their initial appeal for them. Newer gamers might be looking for more impressive graphics with true depth and tridimensional rendering.

Even though they don't look as "fresh" in 2011, I still feel they are, especially Returns, some of the best twin-stick action for iOS that money can buy. Meridian made some substantial efforts to bring some depth to the series.
No argument here, have you completed all levels in returns?

Drat!
08-29-2011, 03:19 PM
#5
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One of the first iOS titles I really sat down and enjoyed completing all the way through. Lovely game and definitely a bargain at this price


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08-29-2011, 07:09 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by WCFields View Post
No argument here, have you completed all levels in returns?
Oh, not even close! I'm an especially slow gamer, the kind who likes to take it easy and make it last a while. Definitely not a high-score chaser. Plus, I'm not very good at A4E-R. Keep getting overrun by them pesky zombies.
08-30-2011, 03:40 PM
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How do the compare to say, BloodnGuns or iDracula?

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08-31-2011, 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by CygnetSeven View Post
How do the compare to say, BloodnGuns or iDracula?
Not too familiar with BloodnGuns. From gameplay videos I infer that it's an arena shooter with a gallery of undead villains and a generous amount of blood.

Alive 4-Ever + Returns are mission based games with levels filled with some obstacles, items to recover and sometimes rescue missions to find and escort a vulnerable individual. There is an rpg-like stat and leveling system with a market to acquire more weapons. There is also a survival mode in Returns, not sure for the original.
08-31-2011, 06:41 PM
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Thanks Ghouls,
I found out Returns has a free version too but your summary nailed it. Very similar to BloodnGuns except BnG is just an endless 'how long can you last' and A4E has missions. If I grab Returns do I need the first one as well?

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08-31-2011, 06:51 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: London, UK
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Alive4ever is one of the best games on the AppStore also the best zombie shoot em up there is. It may be old now but definitely worth getting. I hope there will be a third game with Retina graphics and GameCenter for scores and achievements