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Old 08-22-2012, 05:23 AM
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:28 AM
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This looks great. There are so many sick match-3 hybrids these days. Loving it, and I generally don't like the genre.
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:44 AM
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I've been really curious about this one since the early previews. A shmup mixed with a match-3? Strange, but possibly brilliant?
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Old 08-22-2012, 05:56 AM
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Love both genres, it looks great, so I will definitely get it tonight.
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Old 08-22-2012, 09:34 AM
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This looks great. There are so many sick match-3 hybrids these days. Loving it, and I generally don't like the genre.
I know right. I am usually not a big fan of match-3 games, but cmon... Dungeon Raid? 10 million? Puzzle craft is probably good too and now this They're getting me to like match-3 games

One dollar left, tough desicion. This or Mikey Shorts... There's probably even more good ones out in NZ that I havent checked yet!
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:14 AM
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Hey thanks everyone, we're pretty darn excited that it's going live (took us 18 months!) Here's the trailer:

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Old 08-22-2012, 11:15 AM
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Is there an iPad version?
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Old 08-22-2012, 11:28 AM
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Is there an iPad version?
There's no iPad-specific version. It runs fine on iPad, but the game is nicest played with 2 thumbs - one for the shooter side and one for the match 3. So a handheld device is probably best unless you have particularly long thumbs
If you do install it on an iPad, go with the "exaggerated" control scheme option.
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:39 PM
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That was one awesome trailer. Definitely one of the games I'm getting tonight.
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Old 08-22-2012, 06:04 PM
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I think shoot-em-up fans will like it. It's more of shmup variant than a match-3 variant imho. It gets challenging on the spaceship side, and then you have to care about making matches on the right side to keep your triple shot going. I've never been good at shmups, I die rather quickly. I find my attention more on the spaceship side where avoidance of bullets to survive takes precedence.

And it's charming. I like this trend of games that translates player actions to notes for soundtrack.

Just curious: Are there more variations to the weapons than 3-shot as one progresses up the scores?

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