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iPhone: Defend Mechopolis: 2d side-scroller

12-20-2008, 04:10 AM
#1
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Defend Mechopolis: 2d side-scroller

Is this game any good? The screenshot looks interesting and, as I'm a big fans of old school 2D side-scroller, I'm curious about it.
I'm just worried it turns out to be like Hamster House, whose screenshots look promising but the framerate is so slow and the control is weird.

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=300006005&mt=8
12-20-2008, 07:48 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 4,491
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Originally Posted by donkei View Post
Is this game any good? The screenshot looks interesting and, as I'm a big fans of old school 2D side-scroller, I'm curious about it.
I'm just worried it turns out to be like Hamster House, whose screenshots look promising but the framerate is so slow and the control is weird.

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=300006005&mt=8
the art style is wonderful but the gameplay is god aweful =(

12-20-2008, 01:34 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by VegantTnT View Post
the art style is wonderful but the gameplay is god aweful =(
Could you elaborate? I'm curious about the title as well - it does look gorgeous, but if it's just No Fun to actually play..
12-23-2008, 09:17 PM
#4
I don't know what possessed me, pray for my soul, but I went ahead and bought this game. Learn from my mistake, don't follow me!

The single screenshot shown is the screen you see about 99% of the time.
The gameplay is simple, tap tap tap to shoot shoot shoot.

Same 5 enemies over and over, then you can purchase small upgrades and do it all over again. Not worth one dollar. Not even worth the time to download if it were free.
12-25-2008, 06:48 AM
#5
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 1,186
Too late!

It's too late. I already purchased this appalling game. It's just awful. Very boring. You tap the screen to shoot. Tap up to shoot up and tap down to shoot down. You earn $ by shooting enemies and then buy upgrades. It's awful. It's boring and there is no skill involved just tap and shoot in the right direction.

I agree with Whitecloak - It's not even worth the time to download if it were free.
09-01-2009, 11:18 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 303
nvm

Last edited by hazmat95; 09-01-2009 at 11:20 PM.
09-01-2009, 11:20 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 624
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Originally Posted by hazmat95 View Post
not to mention its story and art style rip off mechowars
i was just about to say that