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  • Publisher: 4gency
  • Genre: Strategy
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 29.3 MB
  • Version: 1.5
  • Price: $1.99
  • Average User Rating:
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App description: Pocket Gamer - Silver Award
Node.Hack will eat.up your time and spit it out as thorough enjoyment

148 Apps - 4/5
Node.Hack is an inventive take on that Pac-Man style of maze gameplay...theres some challenging fun to be had here.

Appspy - 4/5
"Elegant pick-up and play style"

Featured on Game Spot.

You are a digital warrior on the front lines, cracking the world's toughest computer systems for profit. Your one goal: Hack the Planet! Infiltrate secure servers, nab your payload, destroy the AI enemy and escape before the network self-destructs. The digital vaults that hold the worlds' millions are your playground in this unique action/strategy game.

metalcasket's comments:
03-28-2012, 12:11 PM
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Ponce, PR
Posts: 1,700
this one has been on my wish list since it was updated on the 22....

finally today Appspy reviewed it and gave it a 4/5

will pick it up in a few hours

Fate/GO . The Quest . Rogue Wizards .
03-28-2012, 04:12 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Posts: 393
Ok, this game is pretty damn cool. Essentially you are moving around a grid collecting data. Data comes in different values, and each time you collect data you increase the threat level. Once the threat level gets high enough, you have 60 seconds to escape. Meanwhile, you have like virus protection programs running around the nodes protecting the data from hackers like you.

There are 15 levels, but each time you get caught, game over. You then start again, but you can start at any level you have unlocked. So if you want to ignore the first level, you can, but then you lose the easy $20k on that level.

So this is a high score game, meant to be replayed over and over.

Also, there are like powerups along the way also that will help defeat the enemy virus protection programs.

The maps of nodes for each level are different each time, the difference in the levels seems to be the data value available there, the types and number of virus protection against you, and the types of counter measures (and I will assume traps at some point) placed in the grid.

Really good game so far. Game Center and Achievements also.
03-28-2012, 04:56 PM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,995
Looks fun! I was worried it would be one of those game you have to PRETEND you know something about real hacking whereas, instead, it is just a very fun looking retro advanced Pac-Man kind of thing.

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