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Can't remember the name of this older dual-stick survival game?

06-05-2013, 05:37 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 3
Can't remember the name of this older dual-stick survival game?

I can't remember the name of this app or find it for the life of me! I remember playing it back in high school on my OG iPod Touch and it was definitely released sometime between June '09-'10.

It was a dual-stick shooter where the player was in a dune-buggy that shot green acid set in some post-apocalyptic world, and you played top-down in survival mode until the player died. There was a zone where you could pick up a power up, and the enemies were some kind of alien crab looking things and there was only one map that was pretty small. The icon was brown I believe with a green skull in the center.

They advertised it as a preview game (kind of like an "Episode 1") for a larger upcoming release that I assume never happened. There was also some controversy because the app crashed a lot or something so it might've been pulled from iTunes since then?

Thanks for helping a fellow iOS gamer out, cheers!
06-05-2013, 05:53 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 130
go on your itouch and hit purchased(in update), you can see and redownload every single app you ever had.

06-05-2013, 06:22 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,690
Quote:
Originally Posted by itouchbd View Post
go on your itouch and hit purchased(in update), you can see and redownload every single app you ever had.
Unless it's been removed from the AppStore completely, which seems like a good possibility for a buggy "preview" game from 2009.
06-05-2013, 06:31 PM
#4
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,382
Dangit, yes, I remember this app. The name evades me currently...
06-05-2013, 06:42 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
Captain Bombom? That was a great zany dual stick shooter.



It's no longer avaliable for new download but MIGHT be avaliable through purchased history if you had it previously.

AppShopper link: http://appshopper.com/games/captain-bombom

Last edited by undeadcow; 06-05-2013 at 06:45 PM.
06-05-2013, 07:33 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by itouchbd View Post
go on your itouch and hit purchased(in update), you can see and redownload every single app you ever had.
I was jailbroken at the time (one of those try before I buy type of guys) and never got around to purchasing that one specifically because of the crashing that hadn't been patched unfortunately.

Quote:
Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
Captain Bombom? That was a great zany dual stick shooter.



It's no longer avaliable for new download but MIGHT be avaliable through purchased history if you had it previously.

AppShopper link: http://appshopper.com/games/captain-bombom
Nope, not that one :/ Thanks for trying though!
06-06-2013, 03:47 PM
#7
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 9,494
Maybe something on B34$t's dual stick shooter list would jog your memory*...

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=34474

Edit: *Autocorrect typo fixed.

Last edited by undeadcow; 06-06-2013 at 05:08 PM.
06-06-2013, 05:07 PM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by undeadcow View Post
Maybe something on B34$t's dual stick shooter list would jog your member...

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=34474
Had seen that already but took another look and found it, thanks again! Turns out it was indeed pulled from the store, also looks like the devs haven't made anything since, unfortunate to say the least since it was a fun game, thanks again! For those interested, the game was http://appshopper.com/games/paradise-the-beginning

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