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Old 01-21-2012, 07:13 AM
Echoseven Echoseven is offline
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Default Star Warfare: Alien Invasion - (by Freyr Games)









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Old 01-21-2012, 07:25 AM
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this one actually looks pretty cool! i'm interested
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:31 AM
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Monster Hunter type with Guns? I am IN!!
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:41 AM
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Looks pretty good but damn, what's with the moonwalking? Even looked like he was running in place at certain parts.
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:44 AM
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Well... Yeah.

This is pretty much a paid-mium game. There is gold you collect and there is "mithril" (I think, they're crystals of some sort). Gold comes and goes quickly - I got 6k for my first level, but you need to buy ammo. 5k of ammo cost me about 6k gold, and lasted about 3 levels.

Currently I haven't found a way to get mithril in-game, but I'm still holding out for bosses - I suspect they might drop it.

There are definitely weapons and armor and accessories that can only be purchased with the IAP currency, but I can't say how required it is yet. Still very early into the game.

There are some typical translation errors and random typos that seriously stand out. The menus take some getting used to, but that's no big deal.

There seem to be a LOT of different equippable items - all of which are bought at a store via gold. You can upgrade weapons too, and there are consumables - such as health and ammo packs.



That out of the way: the gameplay.

You have several different "stages". Each one is divided into 5 levels of increasing difficulty (I imagine. Either that or length) and a final one that is unlocked that is infinite. Each level is basically an arena where aliens come at you as a progress bar fills on top of the screen.

You control your dude by a joystick on right, turning is handled by swiping the screen and aiming and shooting are reserved for a joystick on the right. This one is similar to the one in Shadowgun - you hold it down to shoot, and rotate it to turn while shooting.
Controls can be adjusted for sensitivity and work quite well overall.


Questions, anyone?
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:45 AM
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Has it IAP?



edit: nvm

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Old 01-21-2012, 08:59 AM
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It's the dreaded paid Freemium game. If you have to buy ammo then it's the ultra dreaded paid Freemium app with consumable IAP. The triple whammy.
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Old 01-21-2012, 08:59 AM
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Love the metroid/halo cute style it has going on.
I'll probably pick this one up.
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Old 01-21-2012, 09:22 AM
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IAP is designed for players who want to progress quickly in game, such as unlocking high damage weapon before reaching rank requirement.

It's a paid game, so our design guranteed all players can pass levels and kill bosses fluently without buying any IAPs.

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It's the dreaded paid Freemium game. If you have to buy ammo then it's the ultra dreaded paid Freemium app with consumable IAP. The triple whammy.
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Old 01-21-2012, 09:45 AM
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Getting it. Expect the usual...
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