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App description: From the creator of the critically acclaimed iOS game Ms. Particle-Man comes the eagerly anticipated and enigmatically titled sequel, MR. PARTICLE-MAN.

Remember the fun, fast-paced, and brutally difficult classic arcade gameplay from Ms. Particle-Man? No? Well, Entertainment Weekly called the game "a snappy delight that takes you back to a bygone era when games weren't trying to be literary or cinematic." Ring any bells yet? The Verge raved that it was "challenging, unforgiving, and quite satisfying." The Onion AV Club gave the game an A rating, saying that the game "creates a rich world with just a few pixel strokes." On the flip side, some dude on iTunes said that it "gets tiring and stops being fun," but what does he know?

Mr. Particle-Man massively expands on the original winning formula with all new levels, new challenges, and new power-ups. You control the eponymous little hero as he bounces around like a mustachioed pinball, avoiding deadly obstacles, dashing past enemies, and doing battle with challenging bosses. The deceptively simple core gameplay mechanics are explored in increasingly creative and complex ways across more than 100 colorful levels. There's a surprising amount of depth in this humble little package.

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KEY FEATURES

- Over 100 unique and colorful levels
- Nonstop retro action
- Challenging boss fights
- Awesome power-ups
- Responsive and intuitive touch controls: NO clunky on-screen buttons
- Beautiful chiptune soundtrack
- Gentle difficulty curve culminating in seriously satisfying challenges
- Universal App: Play on your iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch
- Game Center achievements and leaderboards
- Full iCloud support: Your save data syncs seamlessly across all your devices
- No advertisements or IAP
- iOS 5+ support

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PRAISE

"Satisfyingly challenging. The gentle difficulty curve means beginners are welcome, but seasoned gamers are the guests of honor."
- Phil Bass, creator of the IGF-nominated masterpiece Shriner Kart

"Clearly built from the ground up for touchscreens. Responsive and intuitive controls that (refreshingly) don't need a word of explanation. Best of all: No clunky on-screen buttons."
- A.S.S., Area Donkey Kong high score holder

"Gloriously designed for maximum flow. No plodding exposition or pointless tutorial screens. Each level flows instantly into the next, so once you start, the retro action is nonstop."
- GADD, Gamedevs Against Drunk Developing

"A beautiful chiptune soundtrack composed from scratch by the incredibly talented surasshu."
- Hero "Coxa" Tanaka, award-winning game soundtrack composer

"An unobtrusive in-game messaging system dubbed 'The ParticleBoard', inspired by Dark Souls, allows you to communicate with other people playing the same level as you. Share your thoughts, get hints for tough levels, and boast about your skills on the ParticleBoard, all using iOS's native Twitter integration."
- Howard Phillippe, Nintendoo Power Magazine

"Game Center leaderboards and achievements, iCloud save support, and no advertisements or IAP. This is gaming done right on iOS."
- Picobots, Developer of the iOS smash hit Mr. Particle-Man

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CONNECT

Official website: http://picobots.net/games/mr-particle-man
Official trailer: http://vimeo.com/108909254
Twitter: http://twitter.com/picobots

picobots's comments:


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DETAILS

Release Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Price: $1.99

Official website: http://picobots.net/games/mr-particle-man
Official trailer: http://vimeo.com/108909254


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KEY FEATURES

- Over 100 unique and colorful levels
- Nonstop retro action
- Challenging boss fights
- Awesome power-ups
- Responsive and intuitive touch controls: NO clunky on-screen buttons
- Beautiful chiptune soundtrack
- Gentle difficulty curve culminating in seriously satisfying challenges
- Universal App: Play on your iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch
- Game Center achievements and leaderboards
- Full iCloud support: Your save data syncs seamlessly across all your devices
- No advertisements or IAP
- iOS 5+ support

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CREDITS

Mr. Particle-Man was created, designed, and programmed by @picobots. The soundtrack was composed by @surasshu. The levels were designed by @picobots, @mguniverse, and @michaeljneuman.

The game was developed on Windows with XNA and ported to iOS with MonoGame.
11-04-2014, 04:35 PM
#2
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: Denver
Posts: 960
This looks like some twitchy fun!

11-04-2014, 06:29 PM
#3
This game really is a lot of fun, you guys are going to love it. I did a little bit of level design for the game, and I can answer any questions you guys have about it.
11-04-2014, 06:58 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: NYC suburbs (New Jersey)
Posts: 1,326
Looks great! Are the controls touch?

240,000+ Game Center Achievement points
Gamecenter ID: Donny K76
PSN ID: donnydj76
Let's go Yankees!
11-04-2014, 07:01 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 19
When will it be realesd
11-04-2014, 07:50 PM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by cujochrisv View Post
When will it be realesd
Thursday!
11-04-2014, 07:51 PM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by DonnyDJ76 View Post
Looks great! Are the controls touch?
Yeah, Mr. Particle Man moves around with swipes. He also slides around a lot, making controlling him part of the challenge. It's a pretty unique control scheme.
11-04-2014, 08:25 PM
#8
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: NYC suburbs (New Jersey)
Posts: 1,326
I'm pretty much sold. Last question which is minor. How many achievements/achievement points are there? No mater what your answer is I promise to purchase.

240,000+ Game Center Achievement points
Gamecenter ID: Donny K76
PSN ID: donnydj76
Let's go Yankees!
11-04-2014, 08:58 PM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by DonnyDJ76 View Post
I'm pretty much sold. Last question which is minor. How many achievements/achievement points are there? No mater what your answer is I promise to purchase.
Cool, thanks! There are 8 achievements worth 100 points each, so 800 points total. (And there are 5 different Game Center leaderboards too.)
11-04-2014, 09:07 PM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by cujochrisv View Post
Can you please make it free for the first day with no ads
There are absolutely no ads (and never will be), and there's no in-app purchase either. The game is $1.99, and I think it's worth every penny! We worked really hard on this game. You get over 100 levels (less than 2 cents per level if you want to measure it that way), a ton of cool gameplay elements, power-ups, puzzles, and awesome boss battles. It seems like a steal at this price to me