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App description: Minions is now completely free! Please also check out Villain's other games, including the free-to-play Lil' Birds!

Minions is a whimsical new single player shooter from Villain, the creators of the hit online FPS Archetype that boasts over 1.5 million players worldwide. Play as a mad scientist whose minions have rebelled and are now trying to overthrow you! Use your trusty electro-gun to take down Hammer wielding, Sound Wave blasting, and Bird Launcher firing minions as you clear levels, grow in power, and earn Game Center achievements.

Minions includes:

PICK UP AND PLAY FIRST PERSON SHOOTER FUN

THREE CLASSES OF TWISTEDLY CUTE, CARTOONY MINIONS TO VANQUISH

4 MAD SCIENTIST WEAPONS: ELECTRO-GUN, MELEE HAMMER, SOUND WAVE BLASTER, AND BIRD LAUNCHER

CLEAR 8 LEVELS OF ENEMY MINIONS AND THEIR SPAWNING STATIONS

EARN ABILITY POINTS TO BUILD SPEED, STAMINA, AND POWER

LAUNCH A SPECIAL MASS CONFUSION-INDUCING ATTACK TO GET BREATHING ROOM

THREE LEVELS OF RAMPING DIFFICULTY

TRACK MINIONS VIA RADAR AND TOGGLE BETWEEN WEAPONS TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOL

EARN GAME CENTER ACHIEVEMENTS

INTUITIVE CONTROLS AND IN-GAME TUTORIAL

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Minions is a cartoony, pick-up-and-play shooter game with a strong emphasis on whimsy and fun. The clever minions you created to take over the world have decided that they should be in charge! Use your mad scientist weapons to vanquish your former minions before they destroy you! Unleash your all-purpose Electro-gun, melee Hammer, Sound Wave blaster, and powerful Bird Launcher to mow down villainously cute minions through eight action-packed FPS levels. Use a blast of minion mind control to get breathing room when the situation is dire.

Spawn points located through each level create new minionstake out the spawn stations and eliminate all the minions to clear each level as quickly as you can to earn the best ratings for both points and time. Earn Game Center Achievements and perfect three-star ratings as you build your Speed, Stamina, and Power attributes and unlock harder difficulties. Small, fast Melee minions swarm you with mallets, Sound Wave minions use their powerful short-range sonic weapon to blast you, and the big, slow Bird Launcher minions fire explosive birds at you. Take them all out to become the master of Minions!

Arashi541's comments:


This game is from the developers of Archetype which was a pretty good FPS shooter. The graphics from the screenshots look kinda blurry though...
09-02-2011, 04:33 PM
#2
Already on it. Will report soon...
09-02-2011, 04:37 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
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Already on it. Will report soon...
Nice, it's by the guys made Archetype. Let us know how it is. The graphics do look quite awful from the screenshots though.

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09-02-2011, 04:37 PM
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Joined: Feb 2009
Location: us of a
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Originally Posted by squarezero View Post
Already on it. Will report soon...
You're the man

09-02-2011, 05:01 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by Seishu View Post
You're the man
Won't be able to really go into this till a bit later tonight. But I can say now that it does support retina. The controls feel good, too.
09-03-2011, 01:31 AM
#6
Basically this is a single player version of Archetype mashed with Puppet Wars. The graphics, controls, and frame-rate are solid. The environments are pretty bland, especially compared to the whimsy of the set up and the wackiness of the enemies and weapons. The fact that you have to destroy spawnpoints does add some variety to the gameplay, as does the upgrade system.

I am also reminded of Call of Mini Zombies.