App description: "A 16 bit lover's wet dream an awesome platforming experience" - APPtitudes

"A heartfelt homage... beautiful 16-bit graphic design... Awesome Lands virtual controls are awesome, easily among the best of any game regardless of genre in the App Store" - AppTudes

"The controls are abso-****ing-lutely perfect. I don't remember the last iOS game I've played that actually feels this smooth brilliant level design you'd be doing yourself a huge favor by buying it" - Metalcasket

Manley's motorcycle has been stolen by evil aliens! It's up to you to help him kick some alien hide and claim it back in this incredible parody of the great platform games of the past!

Venture into a twisted version of the Nevada Desert! Discover alien bases! Stamp on monsters with your massive biker boots! Weave between furious flamethrowers! Munch on meat... from the walls!

- 25 amazing, challenging levels!
- Unique HD retro "photorealistic pixels" art style
- Beastly bosses!
- Silky smooth platform engine (iPhone 4 or later recommended)
- Rocking soundtrack!
- Scoring and Game Center Leaderboards!

Do you have what it takes to save Manley's bike, or will you be hitchhiking home?

Echoseven's comments:




03-01-2012, 06:04 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,255
Sucks that you couldn't get it running better on our 2Gs. Is it worth redownloading for us? (low on space, otherwise I'd try it)

Wouldn't complain if I hadn't paid for it with no indication that it wouldn't work.

Last edited by awp69; 03-01-2012 at 06:06 PM.
03-01-2012, 06:42 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Planet 10 (by way of the 8th dimension)
Posts: 6,666
Tried on the 3gs and much better performance. Still not quite up to the 4 but the difference is negligible. Well done, thanks!

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03-01-2012, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
Sorry if I missed something, but is an update coming that'll make this run better on 2nd gens?
Toucharcade, can we not all just throw in a quarter each and get this guy a damn 4th gen already?

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03-02-2012, 01:08 AM
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Ponce, PR
Posts: 1,657
update is out

Scoring mechanics and 5 new levels are the highlight


will be playing this for the 5th time now since there's scoring xD

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03-02-2012, 02:53 AM
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Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Sucks that you couldn't get it running better on our 2Gs. Is it worth redownloading for us? (low on space, otherwise I'd try it)

Wouldn't complain if I hadn't paid for it with no indication that it wouldn't work.
Don't just yet, but it might be worth sticking around just a little longer, we're doing more and more performance improvements on every update.

Follow @FreakZoneGames on Twitter, I'll be reporting upgrades etc.



For others, follow @FreakZoneGames on Twitter and like us on Facebook, we'll be congratulating high scorers and giving previews of future games from there first!

Last edited by DistantJ; 03-02-2012 at 03:03 AM.
03-02-2012, 06:30 AM
Has the update with the achievements been submitted yet?
03-02-2012, 07:11 AM
Scores, not achievements yet.

Wanted to see how well people score before I add the high score achievements

How's everybody enjoying the updates?

If anybody wants to friend me on Game Center I am DISTANTJ.
03-02-2012, 08:16 AM
On iPad the left/right buttons are still too far apart. I can move them as a set, but I can't adjust the distance they are apart, which for me at least is kind of uncomfortably far apart. Any chance you could add adjustment of that, or just have a few options to choose from (in fact, I think I'd rather that - in Reckless Racing 2 allows complete customization, but I find it too hard to get right. I'd rather there were just a bunch of preset options to choose from).
03-02-2012, 08:29 AM
Does it not help to scale them down?
03-02-2012, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by DistantJ View Post
Does it not help to scale them down?
How do you scale them down? I didn't think that was possible. That would certainly help, so how do you do that?

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