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Frantic!! $1.99 --> $0.99

01-27-2014, 10:30 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2014
Location: Durango, Spain
Posts: 21
Frantic!! $1.99 --> $0.99

‘Truly and Utterly Brilliant.’ - FHM.COM

Frantic is an old school arena wave based shooter that is played at a frenetic pace. Run, gun and jump through each wave grabbing weapons as they appear and take on the monsters like Creepers, Bugs, Boars and Spiders; each with their own abilities and attacks, to complete each wave. Frantic also features boss battles with gigantic and epic monsters!

Also available on Mac

YouTube: video

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/frantic!!/id797529946?ls=1&mt=8
01-28-2014, 05:04 PM
#2
So, I've tried out the game on my iPhone 5, for about an hour; here is my review:

Upon entering the game, you may think to yourself, "these graphics are nothing special." But you need to take into account that this is an indie developer, without a team of dedicated artists. That being said, and considering the game was made with Unity, the graphics are pretty good.

The game itself is a wave based FPS; with each wave adding new enemies and weapons. As you move through the waves, with harder enemies, the game certainly becomes more "frantic", hence the name of the game. When a new weapon is unlocked, a picture appears in the top left corner and is announced in game. Throughout the game, weapons will disappear and respawn in random spots. There are a variety of "power ups", including a shield, double damage, health, etc.

The UI is pretty basic, with a score for kills, a number of how many enemies left in the wave, a basic radar, a pause button, and your health. As for controls, there is a jump button and "trigger" button shown on screen. Movement is controlled by sliding a finger on the left side of the screen, looking is done in the same way on the right.

The nap is pretty cool and there is plenty of space to run around in, although you'll find yourself wishing there was more room to do so when more enemies arrive. Players are placed in a kind of cave environment, with tunnels to run through and platforms to jump to and from. The AI is decent enough; if you get too close or shoot at them from afar, they will react accordingly.

Overall, I enjoyed my time with this game. The movement may take a little time to adjust to, but it's definitely doable. This game has earned a spot on my phone, at least for the time being. I would like to see some additions in the future, such as a melee weapon, more maps, and maybe even cooperative play. As of now, you could definitely do much worse with your hard earned money; so go for it.
01-30-2014, 04:43 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2014
Location: Durango, Spain
Posts: 21
Sale over, if I sell enough I will drop the price to $0.99 permanently
01-30-2014, 04:46 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 3,693