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App description: TouchArcade 4 Stars - "Environments and sound effects are breathtaking, controls like a dream!"

148Apps 4 Stars - "The kind of mobile game youll want to show off to others!"

Pocket Meta 4 Stars -"Very fun, beautiful and highly immersive!"

Popular Mechanics - "Oh hell yes, this is the dog-fighting sci-fi space flight simulator we've been waiting for!"

Mac Life - "Stellar visuals, fans of space shooters - especially the Rogue Squadron series - will easily fall in love!"

In Edge Of Oblivion: Alpha Squadron 2, you get the chance to jump into the cockpit of a powerful starfighter and join the galaxy's most daring pilots as they face off against the evil Hadian Empire. You'll engage in perilous battles against hordes of enemy fighters, lumbering mechs, gigantic tanks and huge capital ships. Aerial conflict takes place in a variety of beautifully rendered environments including snow, deserts, highlands, oceans, volcanic lava fields, alien cities, amazing deep space locations and even the interior of a massive space station. Watch out for dangerous combat hazards such as space mines and asteroids as you fight your way to victory in each of the eight starfighters, bombers and assault craft at your disposal. Edge Of Oblivion features stunning visuals and sound, be prepared to immerse yourself in an intense action-arcade experience!

Astonishing 3D details include fully rendered cockpit interiors, real time lighting and special effects (explosions, smoke, engine glow, tracer fire and more). Features fast and furious space, air-to-air and air-to-ground combat that immerses you completely in the game! Each starfighter comes with many different configurations, allowing you to choose the best match for your combat style! Features retro inspired space and atmospheric battles in the tradition of the STAR WARS: ROGUE SQUADRON 3D series of games and includes two campaigns and over 80 missions including an insane survival mode!

With an epic storyline that will keep you glued to your seat and a medal/rank system that will make you want to play again and again to score a gold, you will not want to put this one down! Includes MFI gamepad support!

NON-LINEAR OPEN WORLD FLIGHT COMBAT
Not ON-RAILS, fly wherever you wish and take on secondary mission objectives
Intelligent enemies that learn from your combat style and team up with each other to try and defeat you
Many different enemy types, including fighters, bombers, interceptors, giant mechs and tanks

AMAZING BATTLE ENVIRONMENTS WITH REALISTIC WEATHER FX
Beautifully rendered space and planetary locations including sprawling deserts, alien cities and volcanic lava fields
Experience different times of night or day and weather effects such as volumetric clouds, rain and snow
Several different camera modes that let you view the 3D action however you wish

BATTLE GIANT ENEMY BOSSES IN AN EPIC STORY
Take on gigantic bosses, massive battle cruisers, enormous tanks and destroy a galactic superweapon
A story packed with twists, betrayal, mystery and revenge
Fully voiced characters throughout the game

DIFFERENT WAYS TO CONTROL THE ACTION AND YOUR INTELLIGENT WINGMEN
Control schemes to fit any taste, including on-screen touchpads, tilt control & even bluetooth gamepads
Give commands to your wingmen during battle and watch them exterminate your enemies
Several different gameplay modes including two story campaigns, dogfight missions and survival mode!

If you love this game and want to see more please rate it!

Note: Game will not run on devices with less than 512 MB of ram. Second campaign and some craft require in-app purchase.

PeteOzzy's comments:


05-15-2015, 08:44 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2014
Location: Somewhere on Earth, I could be behind you.
Posts: 806
Looks pretty interesting, however I'd ask for some impressions before buying.

05-15-2015, 11:57 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 3,826
I totally agree. I would like to hear a few impressions before spending $5 and then have in app purchases. If they are reasonable and the reward was great I would be ok with that.

I really liked the "in cockpit" view a lot and that alone almost made me hit the purchase button. I hope the game can be played like this from the start?

Billy
05-16-2015, 01:20 AM
#4
Well I'm taking the splash but won't be available to try immediately. I'll try to leave my imps by Monday.
05-16-2015, 06:42 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Northbrook, IL
Posts: 594
This looks amazing. Just bought it, will post impressions after I play it a bit when I get home tonight.
05-16-2015, 06:57 PM
#6
I'm five missions into the first campaign and so far I'm really enjoying it. But this is not my favorite genre, so take my enjoyment with a grain of salt.

It's a free-flying game, but the mission structure keeps the action tightly focused. The controls we decent (I prefer tilt, but the touch controls are good and apparently the game supports game pads). The graphics are good with a high framerate on an iPhone 6. And I like the space/planet mission mix.
05-16-2015, 07:23 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 3,826
Hi,

How is the IAP structured ? Can you play in cockpit view from the start?

Billy


Quote:
Originally Posted by squarezero View Post
I'm five missions into the first campaign and so far I'm really enjoying it. But this is not my favorite genre, so take my enjoyment with a grain of salt.

It's a free-flying game, but the mission structure keeps the action tightly focused. The controls we decent (I prefer tilt, but the touch controls are good and apparently the game supports game pads). The graphics are good with a high framerate on an iPhone 6. And I like the space/planet mission mix.
05-16-2015, 07:58 PM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordShad0wz View Post
Hi,

How is the IAP structured ? Can you play in cockpit view from the start?

Billy
Cockpit view is available from the start. It does reduce your field of vision, so I'm not using it. IAP is for new ships, additional ammo at the start of a mission, and the second campaign. I will probably buy the second campaign.
05-16-2015, 11:36 PM
#9
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 264
If you have to buy the second campaign I'm really curious how long the first part is.
05-17-2015, 01:42 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Northbrook, IL
Posts: 594
Just played the first level, and I must say, I am a BIG fan. It's very Rogue Squadron- esque, with pretty damn fine production values. Graphics are great, voice acting top notch, and controls are spot on (I only used the on screen joystick, haven't tried it with my controller yet). I definitely recommend this to anyone who likes these type of games, it's certainly up there with the best space dogfighting games on iOS.

(Note from moderator squarezero: this is incorrect -- see my comment below.) Edit- forget that recommendation. I just payed $5 for a game, and the only way I can get more ammo is by paying MORE real money? That is absolutely absurd! The developer has some real nerve. $5 is on the more expensive side of the spectrum when it comes to iOS games, and apparently that's not enough for these greedy developers. Literally the only weapon you get for free here is the basic lasers, and then you have to buy ammo packs for actual money. 25 missiles and 12 bombs cost $.99!!! That's is freaking ridiculous. I'm going to try and get a refund for this, I don't want these greedy developers to get a penny from me. It's a shame too, it really is a great game. Oh well.

EDIT- I WAS WRONG, I WASNT USING THE MISSILE BUTTON CORRECTLY. YOU DEFINITELY DO GET MISSILES AND SUCH WITHOUT HAVING TO PAY EXTRA MONEY. I APOLOGIZE TO THE DEVS AND TO ANYONE ELSE WHO READ MY POST AND MADE THE DECISION NOT TO BUY THE GAME BASED ON WHAT I SAID. THIS GAME ABSOLUTELY IS AWESOME, AND I RECOMMEND IT HIGHLY.

Last edited by Grimstone82; 05-17-2015 at 06:03 PM.