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  • Publisher: RetroFlux
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 34.3 MB
  • Version: 1.6.0
  • Price: $1.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (1)
App description: * Now updated for iOS 7.1, with iPhone 5, iPad Air & 64-bit support.

Follow the story of four characters as they investigate the mysterious phenomenon affecting their home planet. Perhaps you will be able to solve the mystery. By shooting things. And lots of them.

Ultrablast is an oldschool shoot'em up! It features smooth gameplay, an unusual story, stats and achievements, Game Center, and an awesome neo-retro soundtrack!

Reviews:

"There are quite a few scrolling shooters to choose from on the App Store, and right off the bat Ultrablast sets itself among the best simply by getting so much right." - Gamasutra, FingerGaming, 4/5

"Ultrablast steps back from trying to be yet another arcade shmup title and throws in a simple, but effective combat system and storyline to keep you hooked till the end." - AppSpy, 4/5

"You need to just go buy this game. It is *extremely* well produced, like crazy", "Graphics are fantastic", "Every aspect of this game is really really well-polished" - TouchGen

Featured in Norway's national newspaper Dagbladet.

* retroflux.net
* twitter.com/retroflux
* facebook.com/retroflux
05-20-2010, 11:36 PM
#2
This actually looks pretty great, but I'm all shmuped out right now.

05-21-2010, 05:39 AM
#3
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,376
This has very nice and distinct style.

Invaders Must Die.
05-21-2010, 05:43 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: 英國劍橋
Posts: 1,569
Found a video on their website.


Youtube link | Pop Up
08-20-2010, 11:24 PM
#5
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 24
Hello everyone!
Ultrablast is now on sale! Grab it now for $0.99! iTunes link: http://bit.ly/aL9ygX
and thanks for the comments!
08-20-2010, 11:31 PM
#6
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,443
Looks kewl. I'm in.

Now Playing: Vietnam '65 | .Decluster | BP2Black | Monster Hunter Freedom Unite | Banner Saga | Ultimate General Gettysburg | Papers, Please | SmartGo Kifu | Crowntakers | Brogue | FTL
08-21-2010, 12:20 AM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 2,699
This is a pretty decent shmup actually. I'd prefer the main ship to be a bit smaller and more high rez, but the graphics are still pretty excellent.
08-21-2010, 08:33 AM
#8
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,376
Screenshot 4 is freakin' sexy.

Invaders Must Die.
08-21-2010, 08:37 AM
#9
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 480
I have Icarus-X and Buster Red so I think I'll pass one this one, for now.

Add me on GameCenter (and every other network!) my user ID is kushykush on all of them!
08-21-2010, 10:10 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Technically stunning shmup, but the gameplay is a bit unimaginative and dull. Also the weapon toggle button should have been placed at the top of the screen. No regrets picking this up for a buck though.