★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.
App description: Newton the bee has returned to his hive only to find that all the other bees are mysteriously sick. He will need to use his skills to pollenate the flowers and bring home the nectar in this action arcade game. Join Newton on an adventure to save his hive and prove he has what it takes!

To be successful you'll need to help newton become a better bee by improving his flying skills, his speed and his stamina, but it will all be worth it if you can discover what happened to the hive and the flowers and if you can save them all!

Beeing Newton! is an action arcade game that's simple to play, but will test your skills to the limit. Take up the challenge today!

Game Features:

- Novel character control offering dynamic game-play and high speed action.
- Story told through beautifully illustrated scenes.
- Collectable nectar that can be traded for increasing skills and power-ups.
- In-game achievements celebrated with awards shareable on Twitter and Facebook.
- Apple Game Center integration with high-score leaderboard, achievements and friend challenges.
- No adverts or time-out periods limiting game-play.

How to play:

Simply touch the screen to make Newton fly towards a flower. Let go to release him toward the next flower. Timing is everything! Get it right and you'll release the flower's nectar.

Fly around a flower to pollinate it - You'll need to pollinate every flower!

To meet the challenge ahead, you will need to invest the nectar you collect in skills, power-ups and energy.

WallyC's comments:

Our small indie dev team have worked on Beeing Newton what seems like forever! We are really (really, really) pleased that you can now play too... This is not an endless runner and the levels are not randomly generated - You are going to need some skills for this!!

Download and help Newton become the hero of the hive in this novel side scroller. We hope you enjoy!

Also, follow us on Twitter @WallyConka
10-01-2015, 05:37 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 151
Looks like a really neat game with an interesting concept. I'm downloading now and will leave imps later.
10-01-2015, 05:59 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 151
Pretty interesting concept so far. You earn nectar for flying around flowers (which is the point of each level). You use nectar to buy powerups and extra lives. You start with 5, but lose them surprisingly easily.

I would have liked a trainIng level with a couple flowers, since I'm four levels in and still don't have a feel for the controls. Of course, learning on the fly (pun intended) will cause death which will force you to spend nectar on lives....

As far as I can tell, you can't replay levels, and there's no concept of whether you got all the possible nectar for the level. So, replayability is non-existant. I know on level 3 or 4, I missed a bank of bonus nectar, but I beat the level so it's gone forever.

Seems like a way to force you to purchase more nectar for more lives.

Bottom line: I like the game. It's fun. But the pay structure and initial learning curve will work together to force me to spend money after only a few minutes of play (I have 1 life left, 10 minutes in), which means, unfortunately, I'll be deleting after a few minutes of play. Sorry devs, you didn't hook me enough to want to spend cash.

I reccommend reworking the need to spend real money so early on.
10-03-2015, 07:05 PM
Joined: Aug 2015
Location: Prague, CZ
Posts: 7
Fantastic feedback - Thanks so much.

So you have nailed a number of weaknesses right there - I'm working on a new release right now. Particularly important is your point about "replayability". Incidentally, the idea is absolutely not to force IAPs - The intention was to make the game playable from start to finish for any player who is reasonably engaged - I'll work on that.

The game does require skill - I didn't want to create another flappy thingy. It is something you can master and its not just a question of luck - Its not an endless runner. However, I see that this next release needs to do more to ease the player in.

Anyway - I'm coding now, so any further suggestions are appreciated. I'm going to set up a page on http://beeingnewton.com to credit contributors that make points that get include - Happy to back-link to your projects if you make serious contributions.

Thanks - WallyC
10-10-2015, 08:15 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 151
I appreciate the offer. Unfortunately, I'm just a gamer, not a dev. Glad I could help, though. Best of luck! Please let me know when you update!