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iPhone: Black Shades

02-26-2009, 01:39 PM
#1
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 690
Black Shades

wow... these guys really raised the bar with those graphics

[App Store Link, $0.99]


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Quote:
Black Shades is an intense first-person-shooter game about a bodyguard protecting a VIP from an onslaught of assassins. It is a direct port of the popular open-source game Black Shades ( http://www.wolfire.com/black-shades ).

Features:
• Use seven different weapons to take down the assassins, or use your bare hands to disarm them!
• Slow down time to line up the perfect headshot for instant kills!
• Use the shotgun to blast the heads off of hordes of zombies!
• Zoom in with the scoped rifle to take out enemy snipers!
• Watch enemies fall to the ground with realistic physics!

appshopper: http://appshopper.com/games/black-shades




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Last edited by salsamd; 02-26-2009 at 09:13 PM.
02-26-2009, 01:41 PM
#2
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 2,654
I was about to post something on this.

I watched the video from their PC version and it actually looks like it could be fun. Simple, pretentious, ugly fun.

I'm tempted to try it.

(I entered that video into your post, BTW)

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02-26-2009, 01:49 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NotYou View Post
I was about to post something on this.

I watched the video from their PC version and it actually looks like it could be fun. Simple, pretentious, ugly fun.

I'm tempted to try it.

(I entered that video into your post, BTW)
you know you're right, it does look like it could be fun. I'm curious how solid the gameplay is.

Battle Born Music
gamecenter name = battlebornmusic.com
02-26-2009, 02:25 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 171
Other than the graphics the game is actually pretty fun.
02-26-2009, 02:28 PM
#5
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Location: U.K.
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it actually looks like it could be fun. Simple, pretentious, ugly fun.

This could well develop into the first cult-app. It's strangely, or squarely, atmospheric, fast paced, and butt-ugly to boot. If the devs are willing to take this somewhere, it will go far! Hope they keep the "unpolished" looks.
02-26-2009, 02:38 PM
#6
When I play this game, "I get my money for nuthin' and my chicks for free"...HA!
02-26-2009, 02:42 PM
#7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by korymatthew View Post
When I play this game, "I get my money for nuthin' and my chicks for free"...HA!
hahaha

Battle Born Music
gamecenter name = battlebornmusic.com
02-26-2009, 03:15 PM
#8
PC version is cool!

BUT wait WTF, Black Shades on iPhone o.0

I talk sometimes to a dev at Wolfire (the indie company that make that game) and this guy didn't know it was on iPhone so I'm not sure the port is really from Wolfire Games

I'm still waiting for an answer from them, does the guy who ported this game to the iPhone had the permission !?
02-26-2009, 03:36 PM
#9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DreadShade View Post
PC version is cool!

BUT wait WTF, Black Shades on iPhone o.0

I talk sometimes to a dev at Wolfire (the indie company that make that game) and this guy didn't know it was on iPhone so I'm not sure the port is really from Wolfire Games

I'm still waiting for an answer from them, does the guy who ported this game to the iPhone had the permission !?
They say the game is open source, so I wouldn't be surprised if someone just ported on their own.

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02-26-2009, 04:49 PM
#10
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Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 1,513
All I can say is that it's an amazing game. Simple-looking but a lot of fun.

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