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iPhone: RES- Retro FPS

05-30-2009, 10:21 AM
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RES- Retro FPS

[App Store Link, 0.99]

Quote:
Retro FPS

controls
center touch - start
touch - fire
accelerometer - move


rules
12 lives to start.
1 new life every 20 seconds with a max of 1 new life per level.
The game ends when you are out of lives.
You can move through obstacles; opponents and projectiles cannot.

scoring
10000 points per opponent
20000 points per level
1000 points per second

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05-30-2009, 10:29 AM
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hrrmmm... this looks like it could be crap-iferous...

05-30-2009, 10:34 AM
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Looks like a 'Black Shades' rip off but a lot crapper.

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05-31-2009, 05:59 PM
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I am willing to try it out
Downloading now, will have impressions up soon.

05-31-2009, 06:14 PM
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first impressions

While this certainly isn't call of duty (or black shades for that matter), it is comparable to Vector Tanks. Controls are nice and fluid, and accelerometer calibrates when you start. The whole concept is that you (a tank) must drive around some sort of city (the blocks which you can drive through) avoiding enemy firing and taking down everyone else. You have twelve lives to start, and gain one per level. There is a handy radar in the top right (below your life count) that shows you where the enemies are. Firing is done simply by tapping anywhere on the screen.

While it's a nice diversion, it lacks a menu with highscores. It is however pretty addictive, easy to pick up and play, and it runs smoothly. If you're a fan of vector tanks then this might appeal to you.

05-31-2009, 06:37 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Seishu View Post
While this certainly isn't call of duty (or black shades for that matter), it is comparable to Vector Tanks. Controls are nice and fluid, and accelerometer calibrates when you start. The whole concept is that you (a tank) must drive around some sort of city (the blocks which you can drive through) avoiding enemy firing and taking down everyone else. You have twelve lives to start, and gain one per level. There is a handy radar in the top right (below your life count) that shows you where the enemies are. Firing is done simply by tapping anywhere on the screen.

While it's a nice diversion, it lacks a menu with highscores. It is however pretty addictive, easy to pick up and play, and it runs smoothly. If you're a fan of vector tanks then this might appeal to you.

dang. i thought this was gonna suck. sounds pretty good.
05-31-2009, 06:38 PM
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My Bad

It seems I was mistaken, it saves the highest score and is shown once you lose the game. It's a pretty basic game, yet can be very challenging. I just can't put it down until I beat my last score.

05-31-2009, 08:35 PM
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I don't see what this game is all about, any chance for a game play video, please?

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05-31-2009, 09:21 PM
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Originally Posted by currymutton View Post
I don't see what this game is all about, any chance for a game play video, please?
I'll see what I can do.