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App description: EARTH IS UNDER ATTACK
A tireless alien menace has begun a relentless assault against the cradle of humanity. The best defence we have against the invaders is you and your fellow fighters of the Earth Orbital Defence Force (EODF).

ORBITAL DEFENCE is an arcade-style, flick-based shoot-'em-up (flick-shmup) reminiscent of the great shoot-'em-ups of the past, such as Galaga, Missile Command and Space Invaders.

"Orbital Defence oozes fun and at the price point of $1.99, its hard to argue that you can find many better titles. membraine studios has solidified itself a place in my book as one of the most worthy indie devs on the iPhone/iPod Touch platform."

"Orbital Defences game play is smooth and the graphics are crisp...7/10"

"This is definitely one of the best games of this kind of game I've ever played! It's well thought out, has really clean graphics and is just plain fun!"
game reviewer Tyler Flowers

What makes ORBITAL DEFENCE unique is its flick-based control system, which makes the most of the touch-oriented control surfacethe result of which is a highly playable and great fun shoot 'em up that you can play in a cafe, on the train, on the bus, in the pub...anywhere you take your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Work your way through the 12-level Campaign mode or try your hand at Survival mode, where your only goal is to survive as long as you can.

- Simple, intuitive and addictive gameplay that anyone from beginners to shmup pros will find fun and engaging.
- The flick-based control mechanic has been designed for the iPhone and iPod Touch, instead of shoe-horning existing shmup controls to the unique device.
- A bright, action-packed visual style supported by great 3D graphics.
- Carefully planned learning and difficulty curves that ensure the game is easy to play, but difficult to master.
- Fast-paced, exciting combat with both iconic and innovative enemy archetypes.
- Memorable boss battles that hearken to "old school" shmups.
- Two discrete game modes: Campaign and Survival.
- Three difficulty levels ensures a challenge for all player levels, from casual to hardcore
- Multiple viable strategies and accuracy-based score modifiers provide exceptional gameplay depth
- Online global high score uploading to provide an on-going competitive challenge (Think you've got skills? Prove it).
11-24-2009, 07:29 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
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11-24-2009, 09:27 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 9
Sweet! I've been looking forward to playing this one!
11-27-2009, 06:50 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 10
Thanks for the post, eggzbacon! We really hope everyone enjoys the game.
11-27-2009, 06:18 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 9
Dudes...GREAT game! Well done membrane.
11-27-2009, 06:31 PM
The game does look very nice, fun.

Btw, I emailed the first sentence of the app desc. To you all within minutes of the other thread early this morning. If I haven't heard back by now I probably didn't win?

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11-27-2009, 07:08 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 10
Hi mate! Thanks for your feedback on the game. We're really proud of our li'l game, and we're really excited to share it with guys.

The competition's still running, so you're still in with a chance. We gave it 48 hours to cover the whole Thanksgiving weekend, and it still has about 35 hours to go before we draw the winners.

We'll be posting the results and contacting the winners as soon as the competition wraps up.

Thanks again for your interest!
11-28-2009, 06:57 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 2
Your game has become my favorite!! heaps of fun!!

i went in your comp too.

Hey i saw some earlier post about beta testing? Can I get into your next games beta testing??
11-30-2009, 02:46 AM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 10
Thanks for your interest, but we're not taking beta tester applications at the moment, sorry. I recommend you keep tabs on us and maybe ask again when our next game is in development--we're just working on expanding Orbital Defence for the time being.
12-10-2009, 08:56 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: omaha, ne
Posts: 1,441
on sale for 0.99, didn't even know about this game till now. video looks good, so grabbing.