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iPad: Osmos by Hemisphere Games

07-02-2010, 11:46 PM
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Osmos by Hemisphere Games

Osmos will be available for the iPad on July 8th for $4.99. An iPhone version is expected to launch about a month later.

07-02-2010, 11:53 PM
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Reminds me a lot of Flow on the PS3... Not in a bad way either - I liked Flow, although control could sometimes be pretty wonky....

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07-03-2010, 07:21 AM
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Will be an instant purchase.

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07-03-2010, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by RM imagery View Post
Will be an instant purchase.
I've been drooling ever since I saw it on another site.

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07-07-2010, 05:19 AM
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The Game is Out in NZ store
07-07-2010, 09:33 AM
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07-09-2010, 07:52 PM
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This is a really great game. At first I thought it might be too simple even for me, someone who generally buys this sort of game without a second thought.

I was surprised after playing for a while how much strategy can be coaxed from such a basic concept. I didn't realize from the videos that each propulsion burst actually ejects motes and makes you smaller. These motes can be used in a number of ways, from bouncing them off walls back into you, to deflecting other motes away from you. I really appreciate the variety of game modes and objectives as well.

I've always loved my iPad, but between this, Samurai, and Monkey Island 2, I'm finally realizing how much I love this damn thing.