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Oscura

11-23-2011, 02:26 PM
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Oscura

It was .99 down from 1.99. I was notified through appshopper but now showing 1.99 again. Hope it drops!
11-23-2011, 03:00 PM
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if it does, Oscura is a GREAT platformer. I've been contacted by the developers, who said they are working on more levels ATM (asked me if I would be interested in checking some stuff out... dunno what exactly they meant... but I'm pretty excited about it)

though if you are in NO WAY interested in trying to get 4 stars in each of the levels, you'll probably be 'finished' with the game fairly quickly... but like Bean's Quest when it first came out - the production is awesome, controls well, and the real challenge is in getting the 4 stars for each level... which will give you loads of replay value. I've probably thrown about 5 hours into the game so far, and still have only 4-starred the first 4 levels... =oP

**edit**

and yes, I'm seeing it as $0.99 in the US store...

Definitely a game you guys should check out for a buck!

11-23-2011, 03:04 PM
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Thanks synth. I read your review of it and I'll definitely pick it up now that it is 99 cents. Just picked up IB1 as well. Lol not sure why I waited so long.

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11-23-2011, 03:05 PM
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=o)

Hope you enjoy it. I was VERY surprised with MTV for publishing it.
11-23-2011, 03:24 PM
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=o)

Hope you enjoy it. I was VERY surprised with MTV for publishing it.
And I'm very disappointed MTV published it. :/ Why the hell isn't this available in international stores?

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11-23-2011, 03:25 PM
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And I'm very disappointed MTV published it. :/ Why the hell isn't this available in international stores?
=o/

No idea...
11-23-2011, 04:29 PM
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=o)

Hope you enjoy it. I was VERY surprised with MTV for publishing it.
Alright just started playing and the controls rock. Very smooth imo. Also the artwork and music is fantastic. Really loving it.

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11-23-2011, 07:34 PM
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Deleted - just looked at the requirements for this one.
11-23-2011, 07:39 PM
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lol... well... you don't need to know now... but now... I'd take Shantae over this one ATM... but I'm a HUGE metroidvania fanatic... so... =oP

I'm sure there's others that would say Oscura over Shantae... but... whatever... =oP
11-23-2011, 08:40 PM
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Obviously not an original concept, but very well executed. Controls are a perfect fit for touch screen devices. Good sales price, glad to have bought it. Extra levels will make this an even sweeter deal.

I do enjoy this one a touch more than Shantae, but I'm usually one to prefer focused level design over open-endness. Visuals also are more refined, even if both styles are like night and day .