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App description: Asteroids 2012 in 3D - The Real Deal!!!
"a playful 3D space shooting game for primary players: Easy control, rhythmic music, challenging but not toughest level mode. " --- best10app.com

Ever want to pilot a spaceship around our Solar System and visit the planets? Now you can!
Experience beautifully controlled free roaming 3D space flight like never before. Fly farther, fly smoother, fly faster, with more bullets and missiles than ever before. The Mayan calendar alludes to the destruction of Earth on Dec. 21, 2012. We are about to be bombarded with waves of Asteroids and we need everyone to help save the planet.
So get on the couch, pick a ship and fly around our Solar System. Be the first to visit Mars.

This Universal App is optimized for HD content.
(with increased performance and unique content for iPhone4S & iPad2)
Not recommended for iTouch1 and iPhone3G.

Feature List:

3 game modes - Asteroid Waves - Blast Moon Structures for cash - Hunt for Gold Asteroid Treasure
3 control methods - accelerometer - virtual direction pad - touch screen
Augmented Reality Mode - blast asteroids while keeping an eye on local reality. Works with both front and rear cameras.
Multiple ships to choose from, each with unique weaponry and thrust-braking ability.
Multiple music modes - listen to classical Bach or Strauss or a Techno beat for ambience - use the Music Picker to listen to your own music.
Real Physics Option for True 3D Space Flight.
GameCenter Leaderboard and Achievements.
Select from 7 different languages.
Win or Earn cash to buy new ships, armament and upgrades.
Swipe Cockpit left or right to allow for Left and Right Handed controls, or swipe it Off-screen and enjoy the view.
Rockin 3D Explosions of massive proportions.

Arashi541's comments:


Looks like a fairly decent space flyer. Only question is how good is it compared to Dangerous.
01-04-2012, 02:05 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Beaufort, SC
Posts: 316
Get it while you can. Atari's lawyers will be all over this.

01-04-2012, 02:37 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,680
Totally agree. Crazy name to use specially after recent events!
01-04-2012, 03:50 PM
#4
Game Impressions



Conclusion:

A crazy Mix through different Genres overall. While i like the Idea the Endresult still need a lot of tweaking.
01-04-2012, 04:05 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,253
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dahak View Post
Get it while you can. Atari's lawyers will be all over this.
Looking at those screenshots, they definately can't claim that this game is copying the classic game. But using Asteroids 2012 as the name was a very poor decision. You're right. Atari will be knocking at these dev's doors.

Not so sure about this game, but I'm still sore that I don't have Vector Tanks Extreme on my iDevice.
01-04-2012, 05:21 PM
#6
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 3,937
Quote:
Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Looking at those screenshots, they definately can't claim that this game is copying the classic game. But using Asteroids 2012 as the name was a very poor decision. You're right. Atari will be knocking at these dev's doors.

Not so sure about this game, but I'm still sore that I don't have Vector Tanks Extreme on my iDevice.
Doesn't look like I'll be missing anything by not getting this, but I still wish I would've gotten VTE as well! Rats!!!!
01-04-2012, 05:30 PM
#7
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 573
This is a fun game. The explosions are awesome!
Personally, I like this more than Dangerous as this is more straight up arcade fun and Dangerous was too much for me. It is sort of a hybrid of the two games this is being compared to, but with a lot less RPG elements.
The devs also appear to be open to recommendations and improvements.