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2D Shooters, do you like them?

View Poll Results: Which of the four images in my thread looks best to you graphically?
Option #1, NanoMechs 11 50.00%
Option #2, DinoSmash 8 36.36%
Option #3, Wifi Warfare 0 0%
No preference 3 13.64%
Voters: 22. You may not vote on this poll
03-16-2010, 02:27 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Georgia
Posts: 437
2D Shooters, do you like them?

Do you play games like DinoSmash, NanoMechs, and Wifi Warfare? What do you enjoy about these games, if you don't like this genre, why do you not enjoy these games. I've also included a poll, which of these games graphically looks the best?

Thanks for all feedback, I'm attempting to gather information about 2D shooters and other iPhone genres.

NanoMechs



DinoSmash



Wifi Warfare

03-16-2010, 02:31 PM
#2
Those are platformers, also called side-scrollers (which isn't really a genre, just a nickname that caught on).

Shooters are spaceship games (no, FPS aren't shooters).

03-16-2010, 02:37 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 118
I don't like 2d shooters. I like fps like Nova, Cod Zombies, Infinity Project
03-16-2010, 02:40 PM
#4
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NanoMechs certainly looks the best (no I have not played the game) because the colours are smooth and it adopts a theme, without contrasting colours (such as dinosmash) and Wifi Ware looks too cartoony and unrealistic.

I personally am not a fan of side-scrollers (especially not Zombieville USA *shudder*).

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03-16-2010, 02:50 PM
#5
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Location: Georgia
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Quote:
Originally Posted by madmud101 View Post
NanoMechs certainly looks the best (no I have not played the game) because the colours are smooth and it adopts a theme, without contrasting colours (such as dinosmash) and Wifi Ware looks too cartoony and unrealistic.

I personally am not a fan of side-scrollers (especially not Zombieville USA *shudder*).
Yeah none of these games are like Zombieville, they are more like FPS in 2D, I highly encourage you check NanoMechs out, it's actually a great game.
03-16-2010, 03:00 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
Not much into platformers but the NanoMechs game looks kind of interesting.

Going to check it out.
uh....thanks for the heads up!
03-16-2010, 03:07 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Georgia
Posts: 437
Quote:
Originally Posted by Coldar View Post
Not much into platformers but the NanoMechs game looks kind of interesting.

Going to check it out.
uh....thanks for the heads up!
Yeah it's not really a platformer, I mean it is a platformer, but it plays like an FPS in a way, I actually hate platformers, but I've gotten into NanoMechs, it's really high paced action and fun, let me know what you think.

Last edited by therhino; 03-16-2010 at 03:09 PM.
03-27-2010, 09:47 AM
#8
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1
NanoMechs by far looks better than the rest of the these, in addition the developer is still completely active and developing many new feature, they were talking about them over on nanomechs.theorian.com

anyways I vote NanoMechs
04-13-2010, 12:26 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Georgia
Posts: 437
Thanks for all the feedback, it helped a lot