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Way of the Dogg (2.99->.99)

08-29-2013, 08:31 PM
#1
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Way of the Dogg (2.99->.99)


Probably to celabrate the launch of Terraria.
08-29-2013, 08:46 PM
#2
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Is this game any good at all? I have read bad reviews about this game.

08-29-2013, 11:32 PM
#3
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What I read and the videos I watched made this seem like a pretty solid touch rhythm game. I may end up picking it up as I really love the genre.
08-30-2013, 09:32 AM
#4
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Should I buy this game? Can anyone who have got the game give me their impression?
08-30-2013, 09:39 AM
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08-30-2013, 09:51 AM
#6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by biokid View Post
Should I buy this game? Can anyone who have got the game give me their impression?
I went ahead and just now bought it. It's downloading now. I'll give it a try when I can and post some feedback. Maybe this is another hidden gem.

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08-30-2013, 11:07 AM
#7
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Location: AL
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Here's some feedback on the game for those interested.

The game lists 19 progressive levels to play through each with it's own leaderboard. There are 10 achievements worth 100 points each. I played through the first level. For those that don't know this is a story based music game like Gitaroo Man and Frederic The Resurrection of Music. The cut-scenes have moving bits but it's more comic style instead of animation. Gameplay is akin to Elite Beat Agents and Tone Sphere. It's all about tapping, sliding. slicing and so on as a ring closes in on the target. So it's familiar feeling gameplay to anyone very familiar with the genre. This is maybe more akin to EBA simply because it's single touch so far.

Instead of a lengthy tutorial that wastes the first song, they provide a few static screens to slide through to see all the stuff you'll encounter. Still, the first song for a music gaming vet like me was pretty easy so it should be pretty good to intro for the less experienced.

Music is so far all good. I'm not a big hiphop fan or whatever, but it fits the game. The voice acting IMO is really good. I wouldn't have expected a game tied to something like this to perform on that end of things, but it works. It has a cool vibe sort of like Jet Set Radio's DJ. Heck, maybe even cooler (and I'm a big fan of the audio side of Jet Set Radio).

I went ahead and played the second fight. I'm assuming all of the levels are fight sequences. This would probably be a great game to airplay/hdmi to show off to others while you focus on the small screen trying to play well. Anyway second level ramped up the difficulty as animated sequences break up the fighting/tapping and you gotta stay on your toes when the action kicks back in as there's no warning. I still managed to S rank it, but again I'm a skilled player. I still missed a few spots.

Beyond the game, you get to unlock some character profiles and who knows what else (I just got the game). There's a nice credit sequence and the music seems to have been radio edited which means the game may actually be safe for my kids. I didn't expect that.

All in all $1 well spent. Any fan of music games like this shouldn't hesitate unless they hate hiphop/rap with a passion or something.

-nightc1
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Last edited by nightc1; 08-30-2013 at 11:10 AM.
08-30-2013, 11:14 AM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,198
Yeah it's a great rhythm game on its own. As nightc1 mentioned, it's kinda like EBA, and actually like Demons Score which is also on iOS.

What's pathetic are people complaining about what it isnt and rate the game as 1-star, when it's clearly stated on the description that it is a rhythm game.

Same fate as Demons Score... The retarded ones rated it 1 or 2-stars when they bought it coz they were expecting an RPG or an action hack and slash type of game. That said, even the forums has those with wrong expectations and say it's a bad game.

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