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Fixed Shooters (shmup) are there any good ones on iOS?

12-22-2014, 04:35 PM
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Fixed Shooters (shmup) are there any good ones on iOS?

Gentlemen, are there any good fixed shooters (classic shmup) like Pleaides, Phoenix, Satan's Hollow, Galaxian etc. on iOS.? I know we have a mediocre port of Space Invaders and some mediocre ports of Galaxian. Are there any others that you guys know of?

12-22-2014, 06:54 PM
#2
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Galaxoid, by Jacob Davis. So far so good. Plays really well.
12-23-2014, 02:22 AM
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Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
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Not the traditional shmup, but Super Crossfire was re-released (a bit while back) with improvements you might want to check it out if you havent yet.

Other than that and the new ship in Phoenix HD, i dont think there are any recent good ones.

Oh, and check out Glorkian Warrior too... A very stylized take on the galaxian formula.
12-23-2014, 02:42 AM
#4
gridrunner for me - pretty much all day long.
12-26-2014, 04:36 PM
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Joined: Mar 2011
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No one gonna mention Radiant/HD and Chillaxian? There's also Velocispider if you can deal with tilt controls. War blade and the Star Defender series are classics but I haven't played them in years and don't know how they've held up.

It's too late.

Last edited by Royce; 12-26-2014 at 04:42 PM.
12-28-2014, 05:04 AM
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Joined: Feb 2012
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Zolaman Robot Guns is much fun. I like the Steampunk theme