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Alien Zone - $0, dual stick shooter

01-11-2013, 10:18 AM
#1
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Location: Houston, TX
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Alien Zone - $0, dual stick shooter




Alien Zone launched for free then increased to $0.99 but is free again. There were mixed impressions in the TA thread but many said IAP is un-necessary and although repetitive Alien Zone was fun and includes boss battles.

Last edited by undeadcow; 01-11-2013 at 11:34 AM.
01-11-2013, 10:37 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: AL
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I played this before when it was free. The game is ok but it's like it's 1/2 done. It all pretty much these small arena areas no matter which mode you are in. Really the only major difference between both modes was the inclusion of a big boss in the boss mode. There's still random enemies spawning.

Anyway, for free, it's worth trying if you are a huge fan of dual stick shooters. But it's overall very repetitive and after a few games I felt fine deleting it and moving on.

01-11-2013, 11:45 PM
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Kind reminds me of that game Space hunter sandra, don't know which is better. If that means much...

Is there anyway to change the crappy camera view? Hard to see anything.
01-12-2013, 12:19 AM
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I wonder if I'm confusing this game with space hunter Sandra. Lol.
01-12-2013, 01:12 AM
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Visually this looks nice, the artist definitely knew what they were doing. Things are a bit muddy at times so there may be some up scaling going on, but don't quote me on that. Animations are probably the biggest let down, followed by the character and enemy being obscured by the environment occasionally.

Overall if you like twin stick shooters it is definitely worth checking out, I did find it a bit boring but not because a lot wasn't happening, more because I'm not really a shooter fan.
01-12-2013, 01:38 AM
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It's Space Hunter Sandra!!!
01-12-2013, 02:03 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ninjackid View Post
It's Space Hunter Sandra!!!
I think space hunter sandra had much better graphically enhanced assests (see the screenshots)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/space-hunter-sandra/id542348108?mt=8

Much bigger graphical assests, especially on my tv screen.