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Old 04-18-2012, 08:58 AM
LostRide LostRide is offline
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ShowGun has been released! In short, it is a quick one-touch action jet-fighting retro game. See below for the full details!



Press Release

JET FIGHTER SIMULATION TOO REAL FOR MOBILE VIDEOGAMES
Does This Mark the End of Mobile Gaming?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 11, 2012

HOBOKEN, New Jersey - Industry rookies are proclaiming the end to mobile video gaming with the release of ShowGun from Lost-Ride Industries. These individuals feel that the realistic nature of this just-released iPhone game compares too closely to what real jet-fighters go through on a daily basis.

"ShowGun is a window into another world, a world I want to be a part of," proclaims a close friend of the game's creator. "I've already broken two phones thinking the touchscreen was just a glass window covering the entrance to this amazing new world! It didn't even occur to me that I can't fit through my phone." And he's not the only one who's enamored by ShowGun, there's at least two more people who feel the same. And here's why:

ShowGun offers:
- Super simple one-touch controls suitable for all ages
- A single player campaign and same-iPhone multiplayer
- A wide variety of jets, some with special abilities
- Star rankings in single player mode for increased replayability

Where should the mobile games industry go from here? How can you build a more realistic jet-fighting game than ShowGun if ShowGun is the perfect jet-fighting game? "That's a real good question," responds ShowGun's creator. "I imagine it might have something to do with virtual reality, or haptic feedback, or any number of fringe technologies gaining mainstream appeal. But for now, since the world is not ready for the realism that ShowGun contains, we've added one more feature to the game:"

- Fun retro graphics

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Old 04-18-2012, 09:24 AM
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Edited out appinfo (yes it is )
Hilarious description btw, but maybe add more about gameplay, or at least another gameplay screenshot.

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Old 04-18-2012, 10:15 AM
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Wow, that appinfo tag is nice!
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:57 PM
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Just added a new screenshot (I'm guessing it'll take a while to cycle through apple's system and then here), thanks for the advice! I'll look at editing the description too
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Old 04-18-2012, 05:37 PM
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:05 AM
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Shame this game isn't getting much attention. It's a pretty great reaction game. And just when you think it gets repetitive, they mix it up a bit with planes having unique properties.

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Old 04-19-2012, 04:10 AM
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Hmmm i love retro style games but it just seems this one doesnt have much to it. Love the graphics/sound, was hoping it'll be more like the planes duelling in Combat on the old Atari 2600. Would love it then
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:42 AM
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Thanks for the comments!

I 100% understand concerns around shortness and not having much 'meat' to the game, which is why I made it free. I'm happy as long as people can get some enjoyment out of it, and I'm glad everyone has liked the 'retro-quality' of it so far
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:59 AM
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This is a great, but short game. I am bad at reactions obviously, and I can tell from this game. It has shown me the truth! I can see my future!!! Thank-You LostRide!!!!!!!!!!!
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