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App description: TouchArcade: " A Charming Upcoming iPad Cave-Flyer... ...Lander Hero really shines in the graphics department"

Help our hero to navigate through rocky landscapes filled with challenging obstacles! The objective is simple - fly from one pad to another! Can you do it?


- 50 unique levels across three different planets!
- Realistic physics!
- Game Center leaderboards and achievements!
- Classic Lander Gameplay!
- Physics puzzles in space!
- Mines, Bombs, Force fields, and other obstacles!
- Every level is a unique hand-crafted challenge!
- Several different configurations for touch controls!
- The app is free to try and contains one in-app-purchase.

Lander Hero is a physics based lunar landing game. It's a story of a lone astronaut on a mission in deep space.

The mission is to navigate lunar lander through rocky caves while avoiding rotating boulders, force fields, mines, and other obstacles! Collect power-ups to keep your ship in shape and find a place to land!

Echoseven's comments:

11-30-2011, 01:26 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 5,338
Looks really good, wonder if there is any icade support.

11-30-2011, 01:56 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,575
This looks like fun..
It's going on my wishlist to buy sometime..
Need to catch up with my other reviews first.
11-30-2011, 02:12 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Pretty, but the pod physics look a bit too light.

Current price point screams "imminent price drop" to me, but 300+ mb compressed for a casual game makes it all fairly academic.

$2 and a file size of around 50 mb would have probably just made a sale though.
11-30-2011, 02:52 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: London
Posts: 68
Definite purchase from me, waited for this for months.
11-30-2011, 02:57 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Oregon
Posts: 244
I had the pleasure of beta testing and can say the game is a lot of fun.


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11-30-2011, 05:29 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: East London
Posts: 800
I've had the pleasure of having this game for over a week now and I can say that I've enjoyed it immensely. Graphics, physics and fun factor are all spot-on.

I've been ill for a few days, but I'll post a more thorough account of my impressions as soon as I can - probably tomorrow!

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11-30-2011, 08:28 AM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 4,098
Agreed lots of fun and enough of a challenge that you won't breeze through it

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12-01-2011, 02:45 AM
Hi! Unfortunately there is no icade support. The game is landscape only.

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Developer of Lander Hero and Lander Hero: Training Mission
12-01-2011, 04:38 AM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 301
FYI, iCade can play landscape games. There is a place to set the ipad in the landscape position. Mos Speedrun has iCade support, for example.

Anywho game looks interesting. Might buy.