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BBQ now cooking as SHOCKWAVE!

08-23-2009, 05:58 PM
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BBQ now cooking as SHOCKWAVE!

Hi! We have just submitted a huge update to Asteroid BBQ including a name change. It will now be know as (drumroll insert) SHOCKWAVE! This of course is a free update to the good people that purchased Asteroid BBQ.

Some of the improvements include:

- Larger playing area (twice as big!)
- Enemy ships that track your every movement
- Green asteroids that evade your gun fire
- Shockwave attack that wipes out all enemies on screen
- Achievements
- Online leaderboards
- Upgraded graphics including new ship and lighting effects
- Improved controls

I also want to thank the members of TouchArcade who offered great feedback that went into this update!

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZkEQGE9d1A









Last edited by BadDoxieGames; 09-02-2009 at 12:20 PM.
08-23-2009, 06:55 PM
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Ooh! Looks very fun I dont understand how this thread doesnt get any replies or hype!

OMG. Double Rainbow!
User ID: Gryphon23 Agon: Gman23
"Birthday Cake, is just Birthday Cake without a little gravy..." Gravy makes EVERYTHING better.

08-23-2009, 08:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Gryphon23 View Post
Ooh! Looks very fun I dont understand how this thread doesnt get any replies or hype!
I for one didn't really like Asteroid BBQ much to begin with.

Did the update make the controls a little more responsive and maneuverable? Last time I played it, it was like navigating through a pool of molasses

Last edited by Kamazar; 08-23-2009 at 08:56 PM.
08-23-2009, 08:16 PM
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cool, i think this will really jazz up the game

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Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
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Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
08-23-2009, 08:42 PM
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The ship is a lot more responsive now.
08-23-2009, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by BadDoxie View Post
The ship is a lot more responsive now.
also very good to hear


Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.
08-27-2009, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by BadDoxie View Post
The ship is a lot more responsive now.
With the Tap to Aim / Tap to Boost I don't see how the ship could be any more responsive!

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Squids!?

Worst idea ever!
08-27-2009, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by drelbs View Post
With the Tap to Aim / Tap to Boost I don't see how the ship could be any more responsive!
The ship accelerates significantly faster now, allowing you to dodge easier. It will probably be the first thing people notice.

Also the controls are fixed on screen instead of allowing you to place it anywhere on screen. While the former has some advantage, we find it to be much easier to play with a consistent controller position.

With achievements and leaderboards, the added goal and competition gives the game a whole new purpose and makes accomplishing something that much more satisfying.

I will try to get a video up shortly so you guys can really see how much has changed.
09-02-2009, 12:22 PM
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Just edited my first post to include gameplay footage.
09-02-2009, 01:01 PM
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embedded footage here:


Youtube link | Pop Up

Quote:
Originally Posted by sizzlakalonji View Post
I don't want to alarm anyone, but I just played this, felt a tingle, rushed to the bathroom, and urinated rainbows and glitter.
Quote:
Originally Posted by sammysin View Post
Yesss, I'm off for a leak to see if the same happens for me.