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Old 10-23-2013, 05:05 AM
Sanuku Sanuku is offline
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Default Fright Heights - (by Chillingo Ltd) [Universal]

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NZ Release info :

The Game is out in New Zealand. It should be out in US at about 11 PM EST and Europe at around 12 AM UK time. Size of the app is 45.7 MB.

Price in NZ is Free.

Requirements :

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s and iPad. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Welcome to the hotel of horrors!

Torment your guests and spook out any unwanted visitors in the most haunted hotel on the App Store.

CAN YOU SURVIVE THE NIGHT?
Place a gang of ghosts, villains and whatever you can conjure from the Netherworld into the empty rooms of your haunted establishment to send your guests running for the hills.

SPOOK 'EM UP!
Surround your guests with ghouls and think smart to spread your spooks effectively to panic priests, de-exorcise exterminators and chain together frightening combos.

TERRIFYING TALISMANS
Channel ancient talismans to conjure up the Netherworld's most devastating creations. Summon storms to create an unnerving atmosphere and exchange your boo-bucks for werewolves, vampires and even bigger beasts!

Game Features:
•An addictive concoction of puzzle and strategy
•Over 50 hotels to fill with ghosts and frighten your guests
•Use Talismans to unlock frightening foes
•Share your progress with friends via Facebook
•UNIVERSAL: Looks great on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

PLEASE NOTE:
This game is free to download and completely free to play but features non-compulsory In-App Purchases. If you do not wish to use this feature please disable In-App Purchases in your device settings.
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Old 10-23-2013, 05:26 AM
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Waiting for get it, looks fantastic.
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Old 10-23-2013, 07:16 AM
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Old 10-23-2013, 08:00 AM
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Looks like a clone of MegaCity. Except freemium.
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Old 10-23-2013, 11:08 AM
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Definitely going to download this. It looks like a lot of fun and its free to try! I also like it how it appears to be more structured than Mega City.
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Old 10-23-2013, 11:42 AM
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What is the IAP in this game? There is no description of IAP in the app listing in iTunes (not yet anyway). Is IAP required to finish the game, considering the game is freemium (sigh...)?
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Old 10-23-2013, 12:17 PM
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Game looks fun
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Old 10-23-2013, 01:04 PM
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I finally saw some demo of the gameplay.

Very novel and interesting mechanic. However, I think I can already see a potential fatal flaw...

Once you reach the top of the building, you are at the "near" complete mercy of the "random" guests/ghosts you will be given. Since it is not possible to see more than a few blocks ahead, you can be put into a situation that is unwinnable even if you have played a "perfect" game up until that point.

For scoring, I suspect that, as the levels get more difficult, you will need to stack up combos in order to get the required scores for the 3 stars. This can be done, for example, by having more than +3 ghost points per level. However, this stacking can easily go bad if you are given a string of unsuitable blocks. Again, because you have no controls of what is given to you, whatever clever strategy you are using can be easily ruined randomly.

This type of mixture of strategy and randomness is like Tetris. No matter how expert you may be as a player, you can still lose a level because you just got a bad run of blocks. This worries me a bit as, if the game is not "properly" tuned, the game can easily turn into a frustrating mess.
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:46 AM
Patrick@Chillingo Patrick@Chillingo is offline
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Hey everyone! I'm here to answer any Fright Heights related questions you might have. Ask away, and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.
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Old 10-24-2013, 05:50 AM
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Wait until it releases on US Store! Nice screenshots.
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