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Rōnin $0.99 --> Free

05-09-2014, 05:25 AM
#1
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 2,113
Rōnin $0.99 --> Free

First time to go free since its release on December 19, 2012! Rōnin is an endless runner with a swift slashy style I like that reminds me of Muramasa and has no IAP. There have been several updates since then and it's been polished from top to bottom. You have to get this!




https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id583710912?mt=8

Official trailer:


Game's been polished since this review by Pocket Gamer:

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Last edited by Echoen; 05-09-2014 at 05:44 AM.
05-09-2014, 05:31 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,206
Woah... one of the best side scrolling skill-based runners. Dont overthink it... get it.

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

05-09-2014, 05:35 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,772
I never got it, played the lite but never clicked, maybe now its the time?
05-09-2014, 06:40 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2013
Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 4,596
Have to second every comment so far - easily one of the best runners, superbly polished and highly skill-based. I also second Frost's comment in that I didn't gel with it the first time I played but for some reason it clicked for me after hearing all the praise and giving it a second go. Definitely one of the best freebies I've seen in my time.
05-09-2014, 06:51 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 694
From what I understand from the videos, the control is not very good. This game need a d-pad or a joystick or a physical controller.
Rayman jungle run and fiesta run are very easy to control and are platform runners as well but with no so action like in Ronin.
05-09-2014, 07:11 AM
#6
Joined: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 2,113
Quote:
Originally Posted by nkarafo View Post
From what I understand from the videos, the control is not very good. This game need a d-pad or a joystick or a physical controller.
Rayman jungle run and fiesta run are very easy to control and are platform runners as well but with no so action like in Ronin.
I watched the PG video and the controls have been modified for the better. He did say the game, at the time, needed a bit more polish. It's definitely gotten that over the past months. Works beautifully IMO.
05-09-2014, 07:16 AM
#7
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,772
Quote:
Originally Posted by PeteOzzy View Post
Have to second every comment so far - easily one of the best runners, superbly polished and highly skill-based. I also second Frost's comment in that I didn't gel with it the first time I played but for some reason it clicked for me after hearing all the praise and giving it a second go. Definitely one of the best freebies I've seen in my time.
I am definitely giving it a second chance now.
05-09-2014, 11:38 AM
#8
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 283
It's good good runner. Nice freebie!
05-09-2014, 03:34 PM
#9
My all time favourite runner. Loved it even before the update. Keep on ronin.
05-10-2014, 04:31 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,772
I like it now a lot more than before. I think it has to do with that at the time I had so many endless runners and didnt give it the proper attention, or maybe that game did improve a ton since I played the lite version, or mabye the lite version doesnt have the the awesomeness as the paid version. I dont know, but I really like it and I regret getting it for free. Since the game doesnt have any IAP I dont see any way of giving it back. So the next game=Instant buy. So much good in one game.