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  • Publisher: Disney
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 43.8 MB
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 4 (1)
App description: WELCOME TO MONSTERS UNIVERSITY!

Celebrate the launch of DisneyPixars film Monsters University with this monstrous app! Join Monsters University freshman Mike Wazowski on his first day of college, and catch Archie the Scare Pig! Get a hold of the squealing mascot of Monsters Universitys rival school, Fear Tech, in this FREE, thrilling mini game based on the film.

Run as Mike, and find a way to grab Archie the Scare Pig and tire him out!

Chase after Archie in 10 exciting stages!

Swipe to jump, slide, and dodge obstacles; the campus is full of surprises!

Upgrade to the AD-FREE, FULL VERSION of Monsters University for more features and prove youre the ultimate scarer!

Get 2 games in 1 app with more Scare Games to come in future updates!

Cant get enough of Archie? Chase Archie the Scare Pig in 30 exciting stages!

Compete in the first scare game event of the year in the other mini game, Toxicity Challenge!

Play as 3 of your favorite Monsters: Mike, Sulley, and Squishy.

Enjoy the game ad-free!

Remember to check out Monsters University in a theater near you; check your local listings for showtimes!

ZebraHouse's comments:




05-23-2013, 12:59 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,108
Runner?

On it.

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05-23-2013, 01:14 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Germany
Posts: 3,463
Not available in germany..

Game Center: sink_or_swim
05-23-2013, 01:47 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,521
Or UK. I assume we'll get it later as the film doesn't release until 19/7 in the UK.
05-23-2013, 01:50 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,108
Free, no IAP (cant find any), great controls, decent visuals, unique gameplay. Definitely movie tie-in done too damn right.

Controls. Swipe up to jump, swipe down to slide. It's unique on the side swipes. Swiping to the side makes you dodge to that side, then you move back to the middle, kinda like how jump and slide is. Then on the ride sequence, tap left or right to move the balance to that side. No tilt... Sweet and simple.

Nice video clips, low res, but still ok. Havent downloaded the HD assets it offered as it may only be for retina devices. If anyone with a non retina device tries downloading, please let us know the improvement.

Gameplay. Need to chase the piggy, so you swipe your way into getting close to the piggy. Once close enough, tap the piggy to piggyback ride him. Then you have to stay on his back using taps on left and right to keep the balance meter centered.

Each run is divided into stages. I've only done 2 stages so far. As you run, you gain xp. XP levels you up, and levelling up unlocks powerups, and i believe some level ups will improve the powerups. Stages can be rerun to gain xp, or simply to attempt higher scores.

Cant find any IAP so the upgrade system is definitely quite fresh for an iOS game.

I like it, but my worry is how the stages will vary as i go along. I hope there's new locations, new obstacles, and maybe new mechanics to keep things interesting.
05-23-2013, 03:12 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,108
Is this not out on other areas yet?

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05-23-2013, 03:14 PM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
Posts: 3,532
Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Is this not out on other areas yet?
It's not out in europe just yet.
05-23-2013, 03:15 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,108
Quote:
Originally Posted by killercow View Post
It's not out in europe just yet.
Does EU get apps later than US? The link provided on the first thread is from US.

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05-23-2013, 03:21 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,521
Not usually. For a worldwide release, we typically get them a few hours earlier than the US, but publishers can set different release dates in different territories, or limit releases to certain territories.

In this case, I think we'll get it closer to the release date of the film, as it's out later in Europe than in the US.
05-23-2013, 03:26 PM
#10
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,108
Additional imps/info:

Downloaded the HD assets and it didnt do anything to my ipad mini. Seems the HD assets are the retina ones (i think).

Played a bit more, and the locations (different school grounds) vary a bit, and i like all the camera shifting that's happening, makes it look like a real innovative runner.

It's still a simple gameplay though, so some might find it redundant, but what runner isnt?

Only thing that's on it are ads to other Disney titles, and to the upcoming Monsters U movie. The ads arent in the game during play, so all's good to me when they are promoting their own stuff.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword