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App description: Experience the classic arcade action of the seventies with a seamless blend of modern and retro graphics and sound. All the brick breaking, rock smashing, alien shooting mayhem you need with buttery smooth one-handed mobile controls. Fifty free levels of addictive action, multiple game modes, hypnotic audio and that "just one more try" arcade drama you love.

If you have fond memories of games like Breakout, Space Invaders, Asteroids, Galaga, and Tempest, you will find that Manix takes inspiration from these classics and blends and bends them together to create something new and unique.

FEATURES:

- 50 unique levels across multiple game modes...

- Swarming, spinning, wandering, and attacking bricks. Keep your eye on the ball while you deal with these baddies...

- Brick walls that move, shimmer, dance, spin, break apart, and float away to make it harder and harder for you to keep the ball in play...

- Spinning asteroids that shatter and send rock particles your way while you try to encircle and clear the space debris...

- PowerUps that produce extra lives, brick-shattering laser beams, ball bombs, and more...

- Positional music and sound effects that surround and keep you focused (especially when you're using headphones!)...

- Massive explosions that rain fiery particles down upon your ship...

- Sun, snow, rain, thunder and lightning, wind, and outer space levels...

- Customizable ship sensitivity and game speed...

- No ads, no nags, just totally free arcade action...

Handcrafted by your friends at Blitterbit!

rizz's comments:


I tried asking for feedback in the Upcoming Games forum but maybe this will work better I would really appreciate some feedback here...

After many years, I decided to get back into making games. I made my first one for iOS and released it last week. I would love to get some feedback from this community. I think it's pretty addicting

It's called Manix. It's a mashup/homage to the classic arcades of the 1970's, but plays like a modern game with one-handed controls. It's also totally free, with no ads or in-app purchases.



03-06-2017, 02:50 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 396
Great update of a classic; and gets better as it goes along with changing graphics and music, though I had to switch to lazy mode in order to complete levels. Just as well there is that option. I like the variable gearing of the paddle. Not so much sliding needed to move it. Nice sound effects over phones and catchy elctro tunes. Only thing I miss is being able to control ball angle depending where it hits the paddle, so removing the final brick takes time. Quality game though. Much addictiveness.
03-06-2017, 02:57 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 312
A proper itunes links would be nice cant find in uj store
03-07-2017, 02:02 AM
#4
Classic braeking game
03-10-2017, 01:46 PM
#5
Junior Member [Original Poster]
Joined: Mar 2017
Location: NJ, USA
Posts: 3
Thanks so much! This was my first shot at an iOS game. Of course I started with the classic brick breaking, but then I got a bit carried away! I plan to add more game modes in the next update, perhaps mixing in classic Galaga-type gameplay with the bricks.

Glad you enjoyed it! I've always wanted to get into the game-making business and it's nice to get good feedback like this.