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Old 07-02-2014, 01:26 AM
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Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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The most anticipated mobile shooter of 2014 is here!

Midnight Star is an epic sci-fi shooter designed from the ground up for mobile. Build your arsenal, develop your skills and compete against thousands of other players online!
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Set 120 years into our future, Midnight Star takes players aboard the MSRV-Joplin, a research vessel newly outfitted with military weaponry to explore a mysterious signal coming from within our Solar System. When disaster strikes, they're transported across the universe to take part in an epic war whose outcome will determine the fate of humanity...

"It's first-person shooting boiled down to the tastiest morsels" - Polygon
"The shooting controls are tight and built from the ground up for a touchscreen device" - Cult Of Mac
"Midnight Star doesn't play like any shooter I've seen before" - IGN.com
"The most anticipated shooter of 2014" - Pocket Gamer

As 2nd Lt. Charles Campbell, players will encounter deep space, a strange alien landscape and a war that has long since been lost. Using the clues left to him, the crew that supports him, and a TON of awesome guns, Charlie must develop from modest exocommunications specialist to the one human being left with the chops to take down the bad guys!

►►►► FEATURES ◄◄◄◄
• MASTER the most dizzyingly intense action shooter for mobile devices ever!
• UPGRADE everything - guns, skills, your ship, even your luck!
• UNCOVER ancient races whose fates are woven together with ours!
• LOSE your mind as you experience stunning graphics from the Unreal Engine!
• COMPETE with players worldwide in multiplayer Challenges and open Events!
• WIN TROPHIES that transfer from P2P daily, weekly and monthly!
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Play online to gain access to the latest content and features, and keep your sound on to experience music legend Serj Tankian's awesome soundtrack!

Midnight Star is not compatible with iPhone 4, iPad Touch 4th Gen, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1 or earlier devices. Requires iOS 6 or later.

Problems? Suggestions? Favorite color? We would love to hear from you! You can reach us at makersof@industrialtoys.com

Visit our FORUMS: forums.midnightstargame.com
Like us on FACEBOOK: facebook.com/industrialtoys
Follow us on TWITTER: @mstargame
Watch us on YOUTUBE: youtube.com/midnightstargame

To learn more about the Midnight Star universe, download MIDNIGHT RISES, the interactive graphic novel experience written by John Scalzi and illustrated by former Marvel/DC superstar Mike Choi. Experience the alien signal that kicks off the mysterious Morning Star Protocol, discover the conspiracy against the GMSC and make choices that directly impact the game.

Please Note: Midnight Star is completely free to play - however, some in-game items can also be purchased for real money. You can turn-off this feature by disabling in-app purchases in your device's settings.
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Use of this application is governed by Industrial Toys' Terms of Service. In addition, please note that Industrial Toys respects your privacy and asks you to review the Industrial Toys Privacy Policy. The Industrial Toys Terms of Service and Privacy Policy can be found in the Legal section below as well as https://www.midnightstargame.com/privacy-policy









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Old 07-02-2014, 01:35 AM
L.Lawliet L.Lawliet is offline
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Oh man this looks great... been waiting for this despite it being free! but now I need to make an Ireland account :\ Too many accounts..
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Old 07-02-2014, 01:39 AM
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gameplay will follow shortly, and yes agree with you. too many accounts.

installed size: 1.42GB

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Old 07-02-2014, 01:47 AM
L.Lawliet L.Lawliet is offline
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Ah have you played it? Can you just give your general impression? Good or bad? Needs a constant internet connection? I actually have to delete space to make room for it so if it's not good... then I'll wait..

And do you know the final size? Dl size is nearly 1GB.

Thanks Redribbon

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Old 07-02-2014, 01:55 AM
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Interesting...eager to hear opinions from people living and "living" in Ireland
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Old 07-02-2014, 03:38 AM
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Old 07-02-2014, 03:49 AM
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Great Sanuku! I'm installing now but it's taking forever. I deleted my Record of Agarest War for this (BUT I will reinstall it later. I love that game). I hope the deleting was worth it as it took me over an hour to install RoAW...
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Old 07-02-2014, 04:06 AM
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Great Sanuku! I'm installing now but it's taking forever. I deleted my Record of Agarest War for this (BUT I will reinstall it later. I love that game). I hope the deleting was worth it as it took me over an hour to install RoAW...
So far it is pretty decent. It`s not an Free Roam Shooter but more like Doom on rails. Still the Story is what keeps me playing. I already rendering the first Episode of the Walkthrough so all those that are unsure if they should make some space on their iDevice will have something to at least look at and judge on that if it's worth it or not.
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Old 07-02-2014, 04:08 AM
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So far it is pretty decent. It`s not an Free Roam Shooter but more like Doom on rails. Still the Story is what keeps me playing. I already rendering the first Episode of the Walkthrough so all those that are unsure if they should make some space on their iDevice will have something to at least look at and judge on that if it's worth it or not.
I agree.

Played 5 minutes (just got it running). Long load times but it plays offline (hooray!) and the gameplay is quite smooth. I'd say gameplay wise it's probably the best of all the on rails I've played.

Only thing I'm worried about are the load times and some slow downs on older devices. My ipt5 was making me wait 3-ish minutes to start the first level. Got a long black screen.

One weird thing I noticed is the pistol shoots exactly where you tap while the assault rifle shoots above where you tap. I wonder why they did that.
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Old 07-02-2014, 04:14 AM
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I'm enjoying it but I noticed it doesn't save when you exit and go back into app, you start again from the tutorial.
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