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06-22-2012, 06:24 AM
#11
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damnit... not Universal... I wonder why??

Anyway... bought... but the "2X" at the bottom of my iPad screen is in Japanese... ?? Anyone else? also when GameCenter popped up, it came across in Japanese as well... nothing else is in Japanese... just those two things.... =oP

**just noticed that RayForce isn't Universal either... guess their just not able to have the higher graphics assets without some major re-working?? I dunno, but the fact that the RayStorm isn't Universal doesn't bother me as much now knowing that RayForce isn't either... ***

Oh well...

I'm only into it the first stage, but so far, I prefer DariusBurst. I don't know if it's because I'm more use to it, and need to get more comfortable with the firing mechanics of RayStorm or what... but aside from that, the pixelation goin on is kind of bugging me too... Might have to pull out my iPod and hope the game runs smooth on that... =oP

Don't regret my purchase (yet)... but we'll see.

**edit**

here's some pix so you can see how it looks on my iPad 2...

and also, playing RayStorm on my 4th Gen is fine... controls are good, graphics good, and no real frame-rate issues (surprisingly enough...) so... yippie. =oP
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06-22-2012, 06:54 AM
#12
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Ah!!!
Decisions decisions?
You say it works great on 4th gen iTouch well then that's good for me but I don't know
I held off on Darienburst, Rayforce and now there's Raystorm
Maybe get or forget

06-22-2012, 06:55 AM
#13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Capricornman View Post
Ah!!!
Decisions decisions?
You say it works great on 4th gen iTouch well then that's good for me but I don't know
I held off on Darienburst, Rayforce and now there's Raystorm
Maybe get or forget
Correction: Dariusburst
06-22-2012, 06:56 AM
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yeah, whenever I feel like that, I usually wait a week... if I still want the game as bad after that, I'll usually get it... if not... then I forget about it, and wait for a sale.

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06-22-2012, 06:56 AM
#15
Game Impressions

06-22-2012, 06:59 AM
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yeah, whenever I feel like that, I usually wait a week... if I still want the game as bad after that, I'll usually get it... if not... then I forget about it, and wait for a sale.
Thanks for the advice
Will keep an eye on the thread!
06-22-2012, 07:38 AM
#17
Never played or knew about Rayforce/Storm and co. before,
so i'm a bit torn with this one.
Graphic-wise i just can recommend Dariusbust, while gameplay-wise
both are very nice done, imo.
Sometimes i'm a bit overwelmed with all the pixels and i have
problems to see where i am or the shots are coming from.
Otherwise i really love the intense action that's going on with a smooth
framerate here on iphone 4.
Recommended ? If the 9 or 10 bucks don't hurt you...yes.
06-22-2012, 07:41 AM
#18
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Im all over this.
06-22-2012, 08:58 AM
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I'm on the fence big time with this. If it was .99c-2.99 I would've jumped long ago, but this price tag is killing me. Also I'm going on a 9 hour car ride tommorow, so is this a real battery eater or no?

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06-22-2012, 09:04 AM
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I'm on the fence big time with this. If it was .99c-2.99 I would've jumped long ago, but this price tag is killing me. Also I'm g
lmao...

I've been hoping that more and more developers make top notch games with no IAPs, and keep the prices set reasonably... just like this. Top notch shmup (BTW, I'm HOOKED now... after playing through the Arcade Mode...) - great price (for the PSX - RayStorm is between $25 and $100+ depending on condition...) - and even with an extra iPhone Mode...

And then I'm constantly reminded, by posts like this one, of why the AppStore's pricing is a race to the bottom... and why we have so many freemium titles...



**edit** BTW, I am NOT going off... or trying to start something... just disappointed...

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