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App description: RockGerm is an exciting action game with wonderful control system. The gravity simulation feels like true. You guide the little Germ-by rotating and rocking your device-catching heart, avoiding bombs and fire balls to survive. Try to get higher score and enjoy it!

FEATURES:
- Easy to play, difficult to master.
- Fantastic gravity simulation, real physics.
- wonderful image.
- Intuitive user interface.
- Survive mode, endless challenge.
- Save your score. Compare with friends.

GAME VIDEO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-8sgmyk-xI

virgil's comments:

iTunes Link:http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rockgerm/id345040467?mt=8
INTRODUCTION:
RockGerm is an exciting action game with wonderful control system. The gravity simulation feels like true. You guide the little Germ-by rotating and rocking your device-catching heart, avoiding bombs and fire balls to survive. Try to get higher score and enjoy it!

FEATURES:
- Easy to play, difficult to master.
- Fantastic gravity simulation, real physics.
- wonderful image.
- Intuitive user interface.
- Survive mode, endless challenge.
- Save your score. Compare with friends.

GAME VIDEO:
http://www.youtube.com/v/X-8sgmyk-xI

SCREEN SHOT:


12-19-2009, 05:17 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505

01-04-2010, 09:18 AM
#3
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,780
Game Impressions

Just picked this one up last night and was having a lot of fun with it. The concept is so simple but the game executes it well.

You are a yellow germ who needs little hearts to help slow your continuous declining health. To make this a little more difficult, you'll have to wrangle your way through an ever growing crowd of black germs (while they will never snag your heart, they love to block you from getting it). Just tilt the device in such a way so that the germ and heart collide with one another as quickly as possible (since only one heart can be on screen at a time, you want to keep grabbing them as quick as possible to keep your health up). The above is the entirety of the lite version but if you like what you see there, going up to the full version will add in a couple of hazards, fireballs and bombs. Fireballs are just annoying as they don't appear to have any affect on the black germs but will cause you serious continuous damage if you are foolish enough to remain in contact with them. So once fireballs enter your pit you're trying to grab the heart while keeping away from the fireballs (can be tricky to say the least). Each fireball will eventually fizz out but they seem to have a good 20-30 second shelf life The bombs are actually both your friend and enemy. They spawn almost like a heart so can initially be confused as one but once you see it is a bomb counting down, get away from it ASAP! Getting caught next to it when it finally blows up can prove fatal but it, unlike the fireball, can be used to your advantage. The bomb will destroy fireballs within its blast and can damage the black germs (the more gray and cracked they appear, the closer they are to being eliminated). While it usually will require a few direct blasts to take out any one of the black germs, its a handy way to keep their numbers down. Your final score is calculated as simply as:

+25/sec for how long you lasted before finally dying.
+100/heart collected before dying.

One annoying nit-pick, while you are only meant to enter a standard one line name entry (not sure exactly how many characters), when the player is allowed to enter their name they're presented a big multi-line box to enter their information which, if they don't format correctly, will really screw up the local top 10 highscore display (no global ranking).

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
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06-12-2010, 03:39 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 2,242
Now free.

This looks like a fun pick up and play game, plus it's cute!