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  • Publisher: Happymagenta
  • Genre:
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 30.4 MB
  • Version: 1.0.4
  • Price: $1.99
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App description: Orbitum is a hypnotic rhythm-based reflex game of light and darkness.

"It's surprisingly difficult to leave alone - very hypnotic." - Chris Priestman, Pocket Gamer

"A stylishly stripped-back and curiously serene arcade experience that has you running on a particularly hazardous cosmic treadmill." - Jon Mundy, Pocket Gamer

"Its the perfect little game to pick up and play when you have a spare moment." - Christine Chan, AppAdvice

The rules are simple: switch the orbits, survive against all odds and keep calm. A tap is all it takes to get through. But youll discover less is more when your dexterity starts to be put to the test. Starting off fairly simple and gradually building up into something quite fiendish, the game will keep your grey matter ticking over in unison with the stimulating techno sounds. Appearing out of nowhere and vanishing in darkness, the round-dancing shapes will make your head swim, hands sweat and teeth clench. But as you get the rhythm you will see that there's nothing more satisfying than the feeling of genuine achievement after you've nailed another hellish level.

Recommended hardware:
iPhone 4 and higher, iPod touch 5th gen, iPad mini, iPad 2 or higher. For the best possible Orbitum experience, use these recommended devices.
07-01-2014, 05:06 AM
#2
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Free version also available:

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/orbitum-lite/id889944056?mt=8

Happymagenta are reliably good and this looks just my kind of game too

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07-01-2014, 05:10 AM
#3
Joined: Aug 2012
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PeteOzzy View Post
Free version also available:

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/orbitum-lite/id889944056?mt=8

Happymagenta are reliably good and this looks just my kind of game too
It's a very good game. I'm sure you will like it if you like atomic+ or anything like it.
07-01-2014, 07:05 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,916
not sure how it play. theres a free version available also this is coming from happy magenta. thats enough reason to try.

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07-01-2014, 11:17 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 486
Thanks, for posting it, PeteOzzy

Quote:
Originally Posted by redribbon View Post
not sure how it play. theres a free version available also this is coming from happy magenta. thats enough reason to try.
The free version is somewhat ad supported - no limits on gameplay, no iap.
07-01-2014, 11:32 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 486
The gameplay trailer:

07-01-2014, 11:55 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,491
My imps from the pre-release thread

Quote:
Really really enjoying this one!

These types of games are some of my favorite for mobile: a simple one touch twitch game that still manages to a have a surprising amount of meat on it's bones.
07-01-2014, 12:48 PM
#8
Joined: Sep 2013
Location: uk
Posts: 3,254
What I wrote on upcoming thread.



Loving this, you basically have to survive as long as possible as you travel over spinning circles that shrink towards the centre then disappear, you need to move away from the centre by tapping, to complicate it you've gotta avoid red obstacles which are also orbiting on their circles at varying speeds, there are orbiting bonus blue items which give you a variety of powers such as score multiplier, then there's also green items which award you with points.
The longer you last the faster the circles shrink and the faster the obstacles orbit, when teamed with the soundtrack it's hypnotic despite being frantic . It's the type if game where you need to be in the zone and bug out to do well, I've got to level four with a high score of 3064, Andy will be ruling the boards once he gets his hands on this.

I like the colour changes as you change levels but wasn't so keen on the beige scheme as there wasn't enough contrast to distinguish the obstacles and it was difficult to see what I should avoid.

Def worth checking out when it's launched.
07-02-2014, 05:48 AM
#9
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 486
Thanks, cloudpuff

The game should be available in the US now.
07-02-2014, 06:01 AM
#10
He also released Cargo King, which is so simple yet strangely addicting, at least for now.