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App description: Guide your spacecraft through the gravity well of a powerful black hole using only your retro-thrusters and dwindling fuel reserves.

Controls: touch anywhere to brake. 3D touch is also supported though not required.

iPhone 4S or newer recommended.
05-04-2016, 04:59 PM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,560
Super Hexagon, Impossible Road, Wave Wave, Boson X, Black Hole Joyrider. That is all.

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05-04-2016, 05:04 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: On the toilet
Posts: 4,154
You've sold me! I will try to pick this up later

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05-04-2016, 11:16 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 717
Thanks sold me too. Dev of Boson X was enough. But placing this in the same genre as Wave Wave, Hexagon etc really punches it up!
05-04-2016, 11:43 PM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,089
Quote:
Originally Posted by rezn View Post
Thanks sold me too. Dev of Boson X was enough. But placing this in the same genre as Wave Wave, Hexagon etc really punches it up!
This. This. THIS.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
05-05-2016, 12:05 AM
#6
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 155
I'm just too simple for games like this
05-05-2016, 04:50 AM
#7
i cannae work it. how in the name of sweet mary jane can i control. I think I'm going to love it but I just can't turn corners at the minute.

Edit: ignore me - got it. It's one touch rather than tilt. Oops!!

Last edited by slamraman; 05-05-2016 at 05:21 AM.
05-05-2016, 06:01 AM
#8
Picking it up now. I'll edit my post or post again later with impressions. Getting ready for work right now...

EDIT: Quick impressions after only a few plays:

The controls took a little getting used to. There's no instructions as far as I can see. Here's the way it works:

You are trying to stay in the tunnel and make it to a black hole at the end. You move automatically, tapping, and sometimes sliding your finger to brake for turns. You make turns automatically, tapping to brake for larger turns. I'm not sure if you can steer by swiping yet, but I do it anyway. When you move outside the tunnel you lose health. You start with 100 health and 100 gas. Tapping the screen depletes your gas reserve as you try to survive until the next checkpoint. The checkpoints give you fuel, and are evenly spaced apart, but things get tricky when the turns get sharper, making for an Impossible Road situation. I'll explain: You can completely leave the tunnel (like falling off the road) and re-enter if you can to save yourself (like landing on the road after a fall).

Small file size, orchestral soundtrack, Game Center achievements & leaderboard (only 28 ppl on there so far ) and one more try gameplay make this an easy recommendation for arcade high score fans. Hope to see more pick this up!

High score is 97 so far and haven't made it to a black hole yet.

Last edited by Anotherkellydown; 05-05-2016 at 06:38 AM.
05-05-2016, 10:40 AM
#9
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,065
This game is ok, but do not buy it thinking you are getting the next Super Hexagon or Wave Wave, you're not. This game is not in league with those games. Unfortunately it cost me 4 bucks to figure that out. It's a game of controlled braking, not split second reaction time. Certainly (quite) a bit of overhyping in this thread in my opinion, I do not recommend buying this one for the price.
05-08-2016, 11:56 AM
#10
Meh, not so great, not much fun, not much incentive to try again. Remorseful, sadly.