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The Big Bullet Hell Thread

06-29-2017, 03:26 AM
#1
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 36
The Big Bullet Hell Thread

Hey,

One or two threads like this have probably been created in the past. I find myself enjoying bullet hell games and some more arcade-like shooters more than any genre on iOS, and decided to create this spot where players with similar preferences can post recommendations and news. I can open with a few questions, answer what you will and know.

1) Does anyone know what's going on with Cave? Their games have not been updated to 64-bit and I can't find any news about future games.

2) Would you be interested in joining a subreddit dedicated to bullet hell gaming on android/ iOS?

3) What are your top bullet hell/ shmup games on iOS right now?

For me:
Phoenix 2
Bullet Hell Monday
Touhou Ordeal of Divine Spirit
Steredenn (horisontal and roguelite, sure, but could appeal to bullet hell gamers)

News: Danmaku Unlimited 3 is scheduled to be released on august 10th, and at a reduced initial price!
06-29-2017, 12:27 PM
#2
No bullet hell thread is complete without Sky Force Reloaded.


Gamecenter : taeles

06-29-2017, 04:26 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Taeles View Post
No bullet hell thread is complete without Sky Force Reloaded.

I don't consider Sky Force a bullet hell game, but it's a nice arcade shooter. I find the touch controls a bit buttery and the lack of an easily distinguishable hitbox bugs me. Plus some areas are a more or less a dps check, I found.

But it looks great and I've certainly had some pleasant hours with it.
06-29-2017, 04:29 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,040
Destroytheself I am with you on Cave
Very concerned no updates to a lot of games and not cheap games
I think Cave makes the best iOS bullet hell games for sure
Bug Princess being one of my favorite
What's your take on Operation Dracula I like it as well
06-29-2017, 04:41 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dailon80 View Post
Destroytheself I am with you on Cave
Very concerned no updates to a lot of games and not cheap games
I think Cave makes the best iOS bullet hell games for sure
Bug Princess being one of my favorite
What's your take on Operation Dracula I like it as well
Yeah, it will be sad to see them all go..

Haven't tried Operation Dracula, I've heard it's ridiculously hard? I mean, I like that, but not if I'll never complete the first level, haha.
06-29-2017, 11:28 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,589
Quote:
Originally Posted by Destroytheself View Post
I don't consider Sky Force a bullet hell game, but it's a nice arcade shooter. I find the touch controls a bit buttery and the lack of an easily distinguishable hitbox bugs me. Plus some areas are a more or less a dps check, I found.

But it looks great and I've certainly had some pleasant hours with it.
Same... not bullet hell.

Danmaku Unlimited 3 is almost here

Bullet Hell Monday, Phoenix HD and Phoenix 2, and Danmaku Unlimited 2 (will most likely be replaced with the sequel soon) are my staples.
06-30-2017, 02:29 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Georgia,Cleveland Ohio,Texas,New York
Posts: 2,978
Yo!
😎 Thread
Mabey make another thread that has talk of Shmups & Bullet Heavens?
To me i like when Shmup & Bullet Heavens are both brought into the light 4 this genre there will be more categories when surfing the net & here @ the TouchArcade Zone.
I think if we can have those Bullet Heavens translated for more languages that might be a key especially 4 iOS to get out to the masses.

CAVE may surprise us this year wit newness updates & sales

With iOS 11 screen recorder i'm looking farward 4 Devs to take great advantage to get their creations viewed & played.

Arcades are forefront in Skycurser's aim to help bring them back. I think that iz so Awesomely fresh for our beloved Shmup & Bullet Heaven genre

I'm super golden stoked to play Sunny Tam's new creation on a bigger screen

What are some of yallz favorite places for being informed on old & new games? I tune into Studio Mudprints colorful stations for the goodie bags

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