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iPhone: Nukeball Released!

07-05-2009, 03:16 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 15
Nukeball Released!

Hi all,

i'm happy to say that Nukeball for iPhone and iPod Touch has been juste released. It's very simple and easy to play arcade game based mainly upon multiplayer experience. Two players can compete each other in real-time using just one iphone / ipod device.

Target of the game is to destroy your opponent using your shots or hitting it with the nukeball. It's not as easy as it seems! Each player is protected by laser shield at the beginning of each match. The only way how to destroy the shield is by hitting it with the nukeball. Direction of the nukeball can be changed by hitting it with the shots, so only the fastest nukeballer with the best aim wins the mach!

If you have no friend to grab and compete, you will be satisfied with single player support. Game includes three different AI difficulty levels and a very sophisticated scoring system based upon your accuracy and dominancy over the opponent. Rule the AI, share your score online and prove, that you are the best nukeballer ever!

Price is $0.99 only!

Game homepage: http://www.luboskulisek.cz/nukeball

Main Features:
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* Unique one device real-time multiplayer mode
* Three different AI levels for single player mode
* Sophisticated scoring system with online ranking
* Very fast and dynamic action gameplay
* Nice hand-drawn graphics

Gameplay Video:
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Youtube link | Pop Up


iTunes link:
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itms://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/M...&mt=8&s=143441

I hope that you will enjoy the game!
07-05-2009, 03:28 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: SG
Posts: 3,549
Wow~~ Looks pretty polished and cool. Its a fresh new twist to pong-like games. An arcade shooter kinda twist

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07-05-2009, 04:53 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 6,272
I think Im gonna go for this one, it looks like a good pick up and play game.
07-05-2009, 06:21 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 15
Please feel free to use the following promo codes for Nukeball free download:

N7A4HHYXTRN6
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PREMWLK6MW4L
YFTX9E6NR96H
YEALYTMETRYY

I will be very thankful for sharing your experience here or posting a review. Enjoy the game!
07-05-2009, 06:35 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 6,509
Used YFTX9E6NR96H. Surprised there're any codes left. I'll post my impressions here shortly. Nice icon
07-05-2009, 06:39 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 32
Must have been the last code Kamazar as there are no more for those wondering! I didn't get one.
07-05-2009, 06:41 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 205
Yeah I missed them all too -_-. I'm curious to hear his impressions though.

"I love escalators. They can never break. They can only become stairs." -Mitch Hedburg
07-05-2009, 07:08 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 6,509
Ok, here's my review.

The gameplay's simple. You and your opponent both have slidable guns and shields. The goal is to get the bouncing nuke ball that's in the middle to hit your opponents shield, destroy it, and then get it to hit the players gun/ship/whatever. If you're shield's down, the laser shots can hurt you. Once I started playing it, I immediately loved it. The gameplay's simple, yet fun, and frenetic. The graphics are cross between retro and modern, and are very nicely done. The ball physics fit in nicely. The shots take a little time to recharge so you can't just go shooting crazily. You have to plan your shots... or as much as you can in usually 1-2 seconds.

There're just two modes. AI, where, obviously, you battle against the computer, and VS, which lets you battle another person. I found this kinda lacking. No campaign mode and the fact the most rounds last no longer than a minute means that you're gonna get tired of the game pretty quick. Also, no power-ups, items, or different arena to dynamically change the playing field and gameplay adds to the monotony. The single-device multiplayer is a nice touch, but it's cumbersome. While not expected right away, online multiplayer and bluetooth would triple the value of the game.

All in all, I give this game 3.5 stars. The gameplay's awesome, there's just little variety and not very much to do.

What I'd like to see in future builds:

- Different ships with pros and cons. Not many, just 4 or 5.
- Either or both power-ups and new arena. The power-ups preferably in the next or after the next update, arenas, well, soon, but they can be added gradually.
- Campaign mode. This could be easily integrated with new arenas (e.g, take out the master of each environment/arena). Stretch out the single-player gameplay a little.
- Online and bluetooth multiplayer.

Last edited by Kamazar; 07-05-2009 at 07:11 PM. Reason: Realized there actually IS a hard mode.
07-05-2009, 07:20 PM
#9
Great lil' review, Kamazar.

Are they any other promo codes by chance?
07-05-2009, 09:57 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 493
got this kinda dissapointed not much gameplay
this game would be amazing if there were online ranking based on wins and losses and online gameplay