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  • Publisher: Illogical
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 73.7 MB
  • Version: 1.2
  • Price: $0.99
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App description: Become a pro mobile gamer. compete in online tournament with Skillz.

enter skillz tournament now!

"King of Shmups" is an arcade top down space shoot'em up. Kill incoming enemies before the time runs out and multiply scores with combo & chains gained from each successful kills.

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Compete with real people worldwide in open tournament.

GAIN COMBOS AND CHAINS
Multiply scores and upgrade your ship with each successful kill streak within limited time.

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To upgrade the ship, and different kinds of powerups.



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03-26-2014, 06:28 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,492
Maybe it should "Queen of Shmups" because we all know Phoenix HD is the real king

This definitely looks good though

03-26-2014, 06:39 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,253
Quote:
Originally Posted by JCho133 View Post
Maybe it should "Queen of Shmups" because we all know Phoenix HD is the real king

This definitely looks good though
Wondering about the freemium structure. Hopefully, a full-game unlock or a system like Phoenix HD where other ships are the IAPs.
03-26-2014, 06:53 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,877
Quote:
Originally Posted by JCho133 View Post
Maybe it should "Queen of Shmups" because we all know Phoenix HD is the real king

This definitely looks good though
Or maybe the Jack of Shmups coz Danmaku Unlimited 2 says hi.

I agree this looks good. And i hope the IAPs are favorable too.
03-26-2014, 07:11 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,640
Yep freemium scares me but you never know it might be okay. But the main thing for me are the controls, i 'presume' its relative touch which is essential for these types of games
03-26-2014, 07:35 AM
#6
I adore Phoenix and Danmaku, but i wish to say someday "The king is dead, long live the king". I doubt it here, online with Skillz and 'before times runs out' sounds...don't wanna pre-judge, we'll see soon.

Edit: downloaded two lite versions of them, both shmups, the controls are quite good and plus one year of experience since then...very curious about this one.

Last edited by Qwertz555; 03-26-2014 at 07:48 AM.
03-26-2014, 10:02 AM
#7
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 2,081
Eh. So much for calling itself King. Stick to Phoenix HD, DoDonPachi, Danmaku, or whatever else you have. Relative touch. The autofire is kinda weird in that it has a cooldown after a couple of shots. Your starting gun is a single shot accompanied by homing missiles. Upgrades turn it into a spread. To upgrade your weapon, either build up and keep a combo by killing every enemy in a wave or get power ups that upgrade it by 1 level. Lose your combo and your shots downgrade to level 1. One stage takes around 3 minutes to finish. The overall experience just wasn't fresh or exciting though.

No Game Center so you're stuck with Skillz. No leaderboard but you've got stats.

I encountered a bug where I could no longer control my ship even after losing a life. Pausing did nothing. Game over resolved it.

For science, PS3 controller doesn't work. Video later but you can try it for free anyway.



Game Center/Steam/PSN: Echoen
How to: embed [youtube] vids | Using [AppInfo]
My Youtube channel

Last edited by Echoen; 03-26-2014 at 10:45 AM.
03-26-2014, 10:05 AM
#8
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,717
CAVE saunters in and laughs at your puny shmups... and then promptly forgets that it can speak English.

Anyways, gotta love me some shmups. I'll certainly be trying this one out tonight.

Social Games: Pocket Mine 2, Terra Battle, FF Record Keeper, PAD
GameCenter: StriveMind
03-26-2014, 10:45 AM
#9
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Pinellas, FL
Posts: 1,716
Wow guys, for starting a thread, I give these comments 5 out of 5 stars.

Quote:
Originally Posted by JCho133 View Post
Maybe it should "Queen of Shmups" because we all know Phoenix HD is the real king

This definitely looks good though
Quote:
Originally Posted by awp69 View Post
Wondering about the freemium structure. Hopefully, a full-game unlock or a system like Phoenix HD where other ships are the IAPs.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Or maybe the Jack of Shmups coz Danmaku Unlimited 2 says hi.

I agree this looks good. And i hope the IAPs are favorable too.
Hopefully it's delicious.
03-26-2014, 10:47 AM
#10
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Pinellas, FL
Posts: 1,716
Quote:
Originally Posted by Echoen View Post
Eh. So much for calling itself King. Stick to Phoenix HD, DoDonPachi, Danmaku, or whatever else you have. Relative touch. The autofire is kinda weird in that it has a cooldown after a couple of shots. Your starting gun is a single shot accompanied by homing missiles. Upgrades turn it into a spread. To upgrade your weapon, either build up and keep a combo by killing every enemy in a wave or get power ups that upgrade it by 1 level. Lose your combo and your shots downgrade to level 1. One stage takes around 3 minutes to finish. The overall experience just wasn't fresh or exciting though.

No Game Center so you're stuck with Skillz. No leaderboard but you've got stats.

I encountered a bug where I could no longer control my ship even after losing a life. Pausing did nothing. Game over resolved it.

For science, PS3 controller doesn't work. Video later but you can try it for free anyway.


YouTube: video
Damn, excitement denied. That video makes it look pretty pedestrian.

Last edited by ScotDamn; 03-26-2014 at 10:49 AM.