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App description: Blast Off is an interstellar arcade game featuring gravity fields, lost astronauts and bizarre planetary systems.

Use your rocket ship to rescue astronauts and carry them through the warpgate to safety.

But be careful! The ever-present force of gravity can help you on your journey, but can also bring you crashing down.

Each planet and celestial body within a level has a gravity effect which must be accounted for. This gravity must be used to the players advantage in combination with rocket boost power and directional control.

Various hazards must be avoided, and if the ship crashes into an object the mission fails.

- 45 missions across four difficulty settings.

- Planets and Asteroids will have gravity and attract the ship, allowing players to float around the level.

- Black Holes will attract the ship with even more ferocity.

- White Holes have a reverse gravity field, pushing the ship away.

- Mission success is ranked on several factors: remaining fuel, remaining air, astronauts collected.

- Awarded Silver, Gold or Brick medals based on final mission outcome.

Good luck and Blast Off!

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03-04-2010, 07:15 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: SG
Posts: 3,549
Awesome!! Been waiting for this one. And only 99 cents USD

Crystal, OpenFeint, Plus+, Disc Drivin: Prab | Game Center: PrabSG

03-04-2010, 07:54 AM
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Herefordshire, U.K.
Posts: 458
Got this on PSP and it's very good. Shame they haven't added global leaderboards on this though.

A Friend In Need Is A Pest

03-04-2010, 08:03 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: California
Posts: 1,332
Never played it on PSP, but I must say it looks like a blast (pun intended), and quite polished.

Two guys walked into a bar. You think they would've seen it or something.
03-04-2010, 08:18 AM
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Montreal
Posts: 3,166
This game needs openfeint.
03-04-2010, 09:23 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Uk
Posts: 2,208
Looks like Gravity Sling and that has openfient support
03-04-2010, 09:25 AM
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 393
Someone who played it right now on the iPhone might answer this?

a) tilt for rocket angle? (I really hope that )
b) tap anywhere on screen (Obviously menu buttons excluded) for boost?
03-04-2010, 10:31 AM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 4,575
That does look fun. I hope they add OpenFeint before it's released here, though.
03-04-2010, 10:35 AM
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,164
Originally Posted by crunc View Post
That does look fun. I hope they add OpenFeint before it's released here, though.
Doubtful, since it will be available in the US at 11pm tonight.

Xbox Gamertag & Game Center: CzarCastic
03-04-2010, 10:41 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 5,338
Originally Posted by Prab View Post
Awesome!! Been waiting for this one. And only 99 cents USD
Same for me. I remember wanting this game but I sold off my PSP when I picked up a touch.