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Apocalypse Max: Better Dead than Undead... Coming Soon!

04-03-2012, 02:51 PM
#1
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 102
Apocalypse Max: Better Dead than Undead... Coming Soon!

Wandake's pleased to announce our newest game coming to iOS within the next few weeks...

Apocalypse Max: Better Dead than Undead!

Who's Max, and what's so apocalyptic about him?
Max is just this guy who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time when things went boom and zombies started to eat everyone... It's a classic tale of boy meets zombie. Boy shoots zombie. Boy eviscerates other zombie. Boy may or may not get torn apart by yet another zombie. We're positioning this as the feel-good family rom-com game of the year. Oh, and he's got a really big knife that he likes slicing zombies apart with. It's pretty fun.

What's it like when Max goes about eviscerating his ancient zombie horde foes?
Glad you asked! Apocalypse Max is a classic 2D run-n-gun that features fast action, a multitude of weaponry, slicing of zombies into little bits and... more fast action! Featuring over 20 levels spread across 5 different regions, 'Max sports beautiful hand-drawn art and animations that just pops from the screen.

I know I should probably care about all the other "features" the game has, or if it's actually fun or not, or... works for more than 2 minutes, or whatever... but really, all I ever a judge a game on is how it looks.
We totally relate. (Although we do pay at least some attention to whether or not the game will be fun to play, doesn't crash instantly, etc...) So here's a few teaser shots.

Large, overly dramatic poster:
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And some screenshots
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We're looking to get some video up shortly. Once that's done, we'll post. We also have a ton of great concept art that we're going to be posting, as well as we lead up to release.

Coming soon to iOS!
04-03-2012, 05:45 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Sweden
Posts: 174
Love the art style! and 2d is win in my book. Cant wait for a vid!

GC - Eldyth

04-03-2012, 06:28 PM
#3
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,173
Looks very pretty, but virtual controls are an automatic no-go for me. But best of luck to you guys.
04-03-2012, 06:53 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by GeekyDad View Post
Looks very pretty, but virtual controls are an automatic no-go for me. But best of luck to you guys.
Just make them as good as Swordigo and we're in business .
04-03-2012, 09:56 PM
#5
contra with zombies?? hopefully this lives up to the premise.
04-04-2012, 01:24 AM
#6
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Belgium
Posts: 159
Looks really interesting and I like the graphics
I'm a bit worried about the controls though, the buttons seem quite small and stand right next to each other.
04-04-2012, 02:24 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Greece kos island
Posts: 1,029
Looks awesome I love the art style looking forward to play this gem!!!!!!

I am the punishment of GOD
if you had not committed great sins
GOD would not have sent
a punishment like me upon you Genghis Khan
04-05-2012, 03:09 PM
#8
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 102
A few of our enemy concept pics. We have tons of great art, so I'm going to try and dig more up and post over the next few weeks.

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(And yes, Contra was a bit of an inspiration on this...)

- Corey
04-05-2012, 03:36 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Boston,MA
Posts: 1,099
This looks promising...release date?
04-05-2012, 04:07 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 102
We're looking to release this month.