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BLAZING STAR, legendary NEOGEO shooting game with its unique game system and its gorgeous graphics, lands on iPhone/iPod touch!
BLAZING STAR features integre a multitude of exciting options such as a point scaling system for insane scores!
Shoot down your enemies with your powerful options and weapons!

Not only a perfect port of the original NEOGEO game!
In addition to its classic ARCADE MODE, this perfect conversion of BLAZING STAR includes a MISSION MODE, allowing you to select in which stage you want to play!
You can now train yourself in your favorite stages or those which give you a hard time!

Many spaceships with various characteristics!
In total, 6 spaceships with various strengths (spaceships for beginners, high scoring or with an increased defense) are available to selection in BLAZING STAR. CHARGED SHOTS, which vary depending on the selected spaceship, worth a watch!

Intense cooperative gameplay via the Bluetooth function!
Besides the MAIN MISSION game mode, BLAZING STAR can be doubly enjoyed by playing in MULTIPLAYER via the Bluetooth function!
Will you be able to clear the hardest stages with your friends?

Smooth controls!
Move your spaceship by tapping the game screen in TOUCH CONTROL, or maneuver it via the Virtual Pad displayed in the bottom left corner of the screen in PAD CONTROL!

Compatible with GAME CENTER!
Complete a maximum of ACHIEVEMENTS in order to increase your Shooter Level!
Beat the best scores and become Worlds Number 1!!

Echoseven's comments:


$2.99
07-25-2012, 09:41 PM
#21
I hope toucharcade does an article on SNK's recent releases. These are very high quality releases from a major arcade developer. This is what I was hoping for when the Icade was developed.

I hope Toucharcade can give them some exposure to encourage them to keep releasing these with Icade support. I will definitely be buying every release if it has Icade.
07-25-2012, 09:57 PM
#22
Didn't see this one coming. I guess I'll be getting this one too along with "manos" tonight.

07-25-2012, 10:06 PM
#23
Quote:
Originally Posted by LTronic View Post
Same as Metal Slug 3 for graphics, you can choose between :
- pixel mode / linear filtering
- no scanlines / scanlines at 50% / scanlines at 100%.
- aspect ratio 16:9 / 4:3 (for iPhone, since iPad is 4:3)

So yeah, it's as good as it can be
DotEmu again? Insta-buy.

Edit: Bluetooth multiplayer? Insta-insta-buy

Edit 2: Controls are a bit tough for me.

Last edited by soldat7; 07-25-2012 at 10:28 PM.
07-25-2012, 11:17 PM
#24
This game is too hard to control, makes you appreciate how cave ports their games with flawless controls. Then you play a what seems like a great game but I can't even play it on iPad, maybe I need an icade controller? Even on IPhone the game is hard to control cause finger blocks the screen. Insta delete

Last edited by drloony; 07-25-2012 at 11:26 PM.
07-25-2012, 11:41 PM
#25
Yikes, the controls are bad? The ipad is really uncontrollable, is this true? I was about to buy this program. Oh well will wait and see what others say.
07-25-2012, 11:48 PM
#26
Sadly, it is difficult to control (you get *sorta* used to them.) DotEmu is a good dev though, so I'm sure it will be updated.
07-25-2012, 11:59 PM
#27
It controls kinda sluggish, but still playable. Surely it'll get updated. Just hope the NeoGeo games keep on coming to ios...

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07-26-2012, 12:50 AM
#28
What makes the controls bad? Is it direct touch? God I hope not. If so they definitely didn't do their iOS homework...
07-26-2012, 12:56 AM
#29
It's relative touch and joystick options...

But the ship speed hasn't been increased to go as fast as you can move your finger... Which is what I think snoop means by sluggish.

I don't have a problem with it, I'm totally LOVING this one!

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07-26-2012, 01:23 AM
#30
Ah that doesn't usually bother me, though I know many people don't like the feel of it. Games like this would be way too easy if you could just zip around as fast as your finger can move. I'll definitely be picking this up.

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