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iPhone: Alien Holiday $.99

07-10-2009, 11:11 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Alien Holiday $.99

I stumbled across this title, and based on screenshots and price decided to give it a go. Basically, you play as an alien on holiday and, bored, decide to destroy the Earth. It is a side-scrolling shooter with 2 ships to choose from. Both of these ships can be upgraded by using points you accumulate during the levels. The graphics are nice, and the game has a cool, campy vibe to it. It's also fun playing as the aliens for a change as well. My main gripe with the game could easily be addressed in an update, and that is the controls. It's accelerometer based flying, which is fine, but I feel that the ships move a bit too slowly for my taste. I also think that there should be a calibration option...this should basically be standard in accel. based games IMO. To shoot, you tap the screen. One of the ships has limited smart bombs that you access by tapping two fingers. Both ships can access limited armageddon mode (destroy everything on screen) by tapping the ship. Overall, this game is recommended as is for the low, low price. It would be recommended at a higher price if the controls get worked on in a future update. Take a look, and if you like what you see in the pictures, you will more than likely like the game. Here's the link:
EDIT: Link broken, use S.I.D.'s link a couple of posts down.

Last edited by sizzlakalonji; 07-10-2009 at 12:08 PM.
07-10-2009, 11:24 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 186
i cant, its not out in sweden.

07-10-2009, 11:27 AM
#3
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Quote:
Originally Posted by Khayman View Post
i cant, its not out in sweden.
That stinks. I wonder why?
07-10-2009, 11:34 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Kent, England
Posts: 202
Not in UK either...
07-10-2009, 11:46 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Quote:
Originally Posted by Selina View Post
Not in UK either...
Crummy. Must be U.S. Only for now.
07-10-2009, 11:47 AM
#6
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 4,461
Link doesn't work for me, I'm in the US.

Try this one: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=321062135&mt=8
07-10-2009, 11:52 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 1,944
Seems like it got removed. Not in US Store either.

EDIT: Nevermind. Sid Crazy's link works.
07-10-2009, 12:04 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,712
Thank you S.I.D. Apparently, I'm an idiot. I don't know what was wrong with my link, but I'm glad yours works.
07-10-2009, 12:06 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
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Screens look kinda meh. Dunno if I want this