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Favourite Shooters?

12-11-2013, 02:37 PM
#1
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Favourite Shooters?

Hi, I haven't played many shooters on the iPad yet and find myself wanting to try one or two out lately. I've looked at Dead Effect and Neon Shadow but I'm not sure they're what I'm looking for. I have Bounty Hunter: Black Dawn, but while that seems to have what I want, there's just something missing. I have Dead Space but I'm not entirely keen on how that controls - and I'm a wimp.

  • I have no preference between FPS, Dual Stick, Third Person or Top down.
  • I'd like there to be level ups, skill trees and/or upgrades if possible.
  • A story line would be nice.
  • Have no interest in multiplayer.

Any suggestions? What are some of your favourites?

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12-11-2013, 03:00 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Avatre View Post
Hi, I haven't played many shooters on the iPad yet and find myself wanting to try one or two out lately. I've looked at Dead Effect and Neon Shadow but I'm not sure they're what I'm looking for. I have Bounty Hunter: Black Dawn, but while that seems to have what I want, there's just something missing. I have Dead Space but I'm not entirely keen on how that controls - and I'm a wimp.

  • I have no preference between FPS, Dual Stick, Third Person or Top down.
  • I'd like there to be level ups, skill trees and/or upgrades if possible.
  • A story line would be nice.
  • Have no interest in multiplayer.

Any suggestions? What are some of your favourites?
Look into Meltdown. Best Dual a Stick on the Appstore

12-11-2013, 03:05 PM
#3
Joined: Apr 2013
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Ah forgot that one, already have it Its definitely a good game and I like the mechanics, but I'm hoping for something with a little more depth.

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12-11-2013, 03:12 PM
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If you're not looking for a super in-depth story, I'd recommend Mass Effect Infiltrator. It's really fun, but the controls might take some getting used to. In my opinion, they are very good, and you'll be killing aliens like a pro. It's from the same guys who made Dead Space iOS. I haven't played Dead Space iOS, but I've heard it's really really good and I want it.

I'm pretty sure you've played Gameloft's shooters, but if you haven't for some strange reason, look into Modern Combat and NOVA.

Block Fortress is an excellent hybrid shooter, and N.Y.Zombies 2 is an excellent action survival shooter.

Zombie Kill of the Week is like a 2D Call of Duty Zombies.

Random Heroes 2 is much better than the first.

EPOCH. is great. It's like if Infinity Blade were a shooter full of robots.
12-11-2013, 03:15 PM
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Epoch 1 & 2 are both great. Minigore 2 is currently free and it is awesome.
12-11-2013, 03:22 PM
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Total Recoil
Solomon's Keep
Solomon's Boneyard
Zombiewood

Last edited by 7lilwhitewolf7; 12-11-2013 at 03:31 PM.
12-11-2013, 03:35 PM
#7
Any of Radiangames (Ballistic, Inferno, Fireball, Crossfire) are excellent

And Starborn Anarkist is one of my GOTY nominees
12-11-2013, 03:52 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,137
Dual sticks and Dual Stick-ish:

Trial By Survival
Meltdown
Inferno+
Pocket RPG
Lara Croft Guardian of Light
Solomon's Keep/Boneyard
Heroes of Loot
Zombies.
Beat Hazard Ultra
Bullet Time
Minigore 2

FPS:

Dead Effect
Modern Combat series
NOVA series
Black Dawn
Indigo Lake
Neon Shadow
Zombie Gunship
Deus Ex: The Fall
NY Zombies 2

3PS:

EPOCH.1
EPOCH.2
Shadowgun
Dead Space
Mass Effect Infiltrator
Invader Hunter
Heroes & Castles (there are ranged characters that play as 3rd person shooters)
Star Warfare Alien Invasion
Major Mayhem
Liberation Maiden
Gangstar Vegas

Also checkout:

Gunslugs
Savant Ascent
Apocalypse Max
Gun Runner
Blood Roofs
Into the Dead

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
12-11-2013, 04:42 PM
#9
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I've gone for Dead Effect for the moment, hopefully I won't be too much of a wimp to play it after the first attempt .

I have Inferno +, it's the first game of the kind I've ever played and absolutely love it, stays firmly in my favourites folder.

I've looked at Indigo Lake a lot, I really like the look of it and the atmosphere it seems to have. I like exploration on games and that seems to have it in spades, but I get the sense that there's just a lot of running around until you stumble upon something. i.e the slender games and the pages, I've only tried one of them once and didn't like it. I could be wrong, and if I am then that'll be the next on my list.

Like Her Story? Try Contradiction for iPad!

A few favourites: Contradiction. Desktop Dungeons. Til Morning's Light. Knights of Pen & Paper (1+2). Drylands. Paint it Back.
12-11-2013, 05:45 PM
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Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,137
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Originally Posted by Avatre View Post
I've gone for Dead Effect for the moment, hopefully I won't be too much of a wimp to play it after the first attempt .

I have Inferno +, it's the first game of the kind I've ever played and absolutely love it, stays firmly in my favourites folder.

I've looked at Indigo Lake a lot, I really like the look of it and the atmosphere it seems to have. I like exploration on games and that seems to have it in spades, but I get the sense that there's just a lot of running around until you stumble upon something. i.e the slender games and the pages, I've only tried one of them once and didn't like it. I could be wrong, and if I am then that'll be the next on my list.
You're right about Indigo Lake. It is more of an adventure game (like those point and click types) with some FPS elements and battle system. It's still pretty good though

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