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iPhone: Ball-X VS. HydroTilt

12-20-2008, 12:10 AM
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And I was just getting the hang of HydroTilt (forum) (Front page first look) .

It looks promising. Judging from the screenshots, the graphics look nicer than HydroTilt, but this seems to be just a ball instead of forms of water.



They're both $2.99.

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12-20-2008, 12:17 AM
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id just stick with hydro tilt instead of buying both because they are virtually the same thing............

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12-20-2008, 12:23 AM
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I got it.

At first, it seemed like it was going to be awesome just from the title screen and music.

The actual controls I don't like at all. Very loose and very low-grav feeling. Seems very imprecise. If you didn't like Super Monkey Ball, I doubt you'd like this. HydroTilt had much less frustrating control scheme based on just a few minutes play.

12-20-2008, 07:26 PM
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12-20-2008, 07:39 PM
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Ball-X looks promising...
I've not played either.
12-20-2008, 07:45 PM
Ball-X has the potential to be good, but the controls and physics make it impossible to play. Your ball only has two speeds, slow, and then uncontrollably fast. The stages seem kind of confusing and difficult to navigate as well. It looks nice and has a solid frame rate, but they need to fix the controls before anyone else considers buying it.
12-20-2008, 07:49 PM
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Ball-X looks like a knock off of Marble Blast Gold. I want MBG SOOO badly on the iPhone, and this looks very similar to it, but I'm going to pass for only 16 levels. :P

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12-20-2008, 08:00 PM
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I dont have Ballx
But i do have HydroTilt which i recommend...

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12-21-2008, 12:53 AM
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Final answer. I want one, which do I get?
12-21-2008, 12:54 AM
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Originally Posted by brewstermax View Post
Final answer. I want one, which do I get?
Hydrotilt seems to be one to go for. It's the only one of the two I've tried and I can definitely recommend it.