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iPhone: Manta Research's Virus Out

10-03-2008, 11:49 PM
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Manta Research's Virus Out

Manta Research, one of the developers who frequent our forums released their newest game tonight:

Virus - $3.99
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=291821782&mt=8

it's a really polished version of Expando (app store) or Filler (http://www.kongregate.com/games/SimianLogic/filler)

Really well polished actually. At its core, though, it's a simple game.
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10-04-2008, 12:46 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by arn View Post
Manta Research, one of the developers who frequent our forums released their first game tonight:

Virus - $3.99
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=291821782&mt=8

it's a really polished version of Expando (app store) or Filler (http://www.kongregate.com/games/SimianLogic/filler)

Really well polished actually. At its core, though, it's a simple game.
i thought their first game was "Cubes"

10-04-2008, 01:22 AM
#3
When I saw "Virus" I thought it might be an iPhone port of this Virus (AKA Zarch). That would be cool too.

--Eric
10-04-2008, 01:50 AM
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Originally Posted by break5 View Post
i thought their first game was "Cubes"
you are correct. fixed.

arn
10-04-2008, 09:32 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by arn View Post
Manta Research, one of the developers who frequent our forums released their newest game tonight:

Virus - $3.99
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=291821782&mt=8

it's a really polished version of Expando (app store) or Filler (http://www.kongregate.com/games/SimianLogic/filler)

Really well polished actually. At its core, though, it's a simple game.
does that mean you've tried it out? if so, will there be a review soon?
10-04-2008, 11:41 AM
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Try the links in the first post and you'll know what to expect. I bought it last night and really like it. Visually it's great. The stills don't do it justice.

It's worth spending the extra two dollars to not have those creepy smiley faces staring at you like in Expando.
10-04-2008, 01:21 PM
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does that mean you've tried it out? if so, will there be a review soon?
Ya... I have tried it. It's good. Really well done. Not sure everyone will like it. The core gameplay is the same as that linked flash game. With the added dynamic of being able to move the iphone around to redistribute the balls you create.

I'll try to get a video up.

arn
10-04-2008, 01:57 PM
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I'll try to get a video up.
Please do! I actually just registered to post asking if anyone had tried Virus out. ^_^ Looks quite intriguing, despite being amongst the more expensive (of course, that's entirely relative) titles for the iPhone.

Thought I had the "Administrator Telepathy" option unchecked, though.