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App description: Forget Kung Fu or Karate if you can swing samurai swords or hurl bombs, fridges, pizzas and pianos at all sorts of weird fish monsters! Loot precious goldfish and use them to buy incredible upgrades that can turn you into a whirlwind of destruction or even unleash the mighty CATZILLA! Use your parkour skills to dash over floating islands and collapsing bridges while slicing evil jellyfish and sharks with your sharp blade!
With free exploration, fast paced action and infinite fun, Ninja Hero Cats is much more than your usual runner game!

And it has fortune cookies! Everyone loves cookies!

- Various enemies from a twisted dimension!
- Intense skill based group combat action!
- Hilarious weapons from heavy fridges to flying pizzas!
- Powerful upgrades to all abilities!
- Hidden treasures of pearls and goldfish!
- Procedurally generated world for endless level fun!
- Solve exciting challenges!
- Fortune cookies with surprising rewards!
- Controls via virtual analog stick or simple drag and swipe!
- Game Controller support!

You can play Ninja Hero Cats entirely for FREE, though various items are available via in-app purchase. If you dont want to use in-app purchases, please deactivate them in your device settings

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12-12-2013, 03:31 PM
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
This game seriously deserves more love, it's honestly a contender for GotW for me. It's completely free with an IAP to remove the one banner ad, all currencies can easily be earned in game and it doesn't push you to share on FaceBook etc.

Aesthetically, it has a lot in common with Bastion. It's not quite on a par with Bastion's supreme beauty but it's still meant as a massive compliment. Gameplay-wise it shares similarities with Quadropus Rampage and other roguelikes I that you explore a procedurally generated environment, fighting waves of endless enemies trying to get through as many floors as possible before you die permanently.
You control a squad of five cats and lead them as one, it handles like a dual stick shooter...just with only one stick. Your cats automatically target enemies, switching between long range and melee depending on how close you get whilst you dodge projectiles and avoid area of effect attacks. It gets pretty frantic but you never lose sight of what you're doing, you'll only get hit as a result of a mistake.

Enemy variety is nice and you get regular bosses that are satisfying substantial without over-staying their welcome. You earn currency that you can use to upgrade your power ups between floors which comes at a very fair rate - the balance was definitely set before the move to freemium and just gives the game the sense that the devs loved it.

I wholly recommend this, even if you only play it as a free game. I genuinely hope some other people check the game out!

12-12-2013, 10:38 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 3,244
I downloaded it today, but havnt tried it out yet. I like most of HandyGames's games and from the looks of it, I'm probably going to like this one also. I'll try to leave my imps on it after I dig into it a little.
01-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Arizona, USA
Posts: 982
I lasted about 2 minutes. While the gameplay looks like it could have potential, I was not pleased with the large ad banner that would not go away nor the log in to iTunes store that kept popping up. Also wants to keep track of you using Google Analytics. Sorry, deleted.
01-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Joined: Sep 2013
Location: uk
Posts: 3,602
Not usually my cup of tea but cos you asked nicely I'll give it a go.😀
01-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,183
Never knew about this! The game description had me at "procedurally generated world". That will almost ALWAYS get me to try a game.
01-13-2017, 04:14 PM
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Georgia,Cleveland Ohio,Texas,New York
Posts: 3,039
The control iz Funtaztic
08-08-2017, 07:59 PM
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Georgia,Cleveland Ohio,Texas,New York
Posts: 3,039
Update great in this International Cat Day