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App description: ** Apple Design Award winner and iPad Game of the Year! **
Enter the Darwinian world of a galactic mote. To survive, absorb smaller organisms and growbut beware of larger predators. Osmos features unique physics-based play, stellar graphics, and a hypnotic ambient soundtrack. Absorb or be absorbed!

The ultimate ambient experience Gizmodo
The best iPad game yet. IGN

THE CRUX:
you must grow by absorbing smaller motes, but to propel yourself you must eject matter behind you, causing you to shrink. From this delicate balance, Osmos leads the player through floating playgrounds, competitive petri dishes, deep solar systems, and more.

Named as iPad Game of the Year for a reason, Osmos is a fantastic game. A combination of physics, survival and classic eat em up WeDoCode
Whether you're a child at heart who likes mucking about with single-cell organisms, or a strategist with a physics degree, this game will appeal to everyone. App Store review

AWARDS / recognition:
* "iPad Game of the Year" and "App of the Week" Apple
* Apple Design Award winner
* #1 Top iPhone Game IGN
* iPad Game of the Year TUAW
* Game of the Year Create Digital Music
* Editor's Choice Wired, Macworld, IGN, GameTunnel, and more...
* Best in Show IndieCade
* Vision Award Independent Games Festival
* Coolest Atmosphere IGN
* Best Soundtrack IGN
* Most Innovative Game Best App Ever Awards, Pocket Gamer
* Many top lists including Kotaku, PAX, TouchArcade, iLounge, APPera, IFC, and more...

FEATURES:
* New: Multiplayer! (more info below.)
* 72 levels spanning 8 distinct worlds: Ambient, Antimatter, Solar, Sentient, Repulsor, Impasse, Warped Chaos, and Epicycles.
* Full Retina support.
* Award-winning electronic soundtrack by Loscil, Gas, High Skies, Biosphere, Julien Neto, and more.
* Seamlesss multitouch controls: swipe to warp time, tap anywhere to eject mass, pinch to zoom
* Endless replay value: play random versions of any level in Arcade mode.
* Time-warping: slow down the flow of time to outmaneuver agile opponents; speed it up to raise the challenge.
* Confront four distinct AI opponents: the Ovarium, the Biophobe, the Nemocyte and the deadly Ferax.
* Earn 13 single-player and 15 multiplayer achievements, with Game Center integration.
* Progress synced via iCloud.

*** NEW MULTIPLAYER ***
* Play against your friends and enemies, locally (via wi-fi or Bluetooth), or over the Internet!
* 6 distinct Arenas: Ambient, Impasse, Solar, Warped Chaos, Epicycles, and introducing Antimatter Impasse.
* iPad vs. iPhone play supported.


a beautiful, absorbing experience." IGN

What iPad Gaming Should Be All About Gizmodo

5/5 - Macworld Editors Choice - One of the best games weve played so far this year. An utterly serene, yet fiendishly complicated game that deserves a place in every iPad owners collection. MacWorld

4/4, Must Have - We are more than overwhelmed by Osmos for iPad The game design is thoughtful and intuitive, new level structures are flawless, and the visuals are stunning yet simplistic every iPad owner should have Osmos on their device. You just wont find another experience quite like it. Slide To Play

Osmos HD is THE game for the iPad. Pocket Lint

Its the best iPad game on the App Store MTV Multiplayer

The first proper breakout hit for the iPad. Osmos feels so natural and enjoyable to play, even when the difficulty ramps up and you find yourself repeatedly careening into a giant gaseous enemy. Wired

5/5 - Osmos is an absolute must that will change the way you think of games, and what you expect from them. AppAdvice

Beyond doubt, a work of genius... a relaxing, meditative experience about going with the flow... It all adds up to something otherworldly and just . . . incredible. GameAndPlayer.net

goiMot's comments:


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07-07-2010, 10:17 AM
#2
Um it isn't showing up yet...

07-07-2010, 10:20 AM
#3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Potteronehalf View Post
Um it isn't showing up yet...
It's only available in New Zealand right now. It will be released in the US at 11pm EST tonight.

It looks great. I've spent a ton on new games lately, but I think I'm going to have to get this. Looks like a really relaxing game.

Xbox Gamertag & Game Center: CzarCastic
07-07-2010, 10:44 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Swansea, UK
Posts: 8,382
Fantastic. Not fussed on iPad, but imagine this would be one of the most perfect games for it. Still, I'm just a fan of Osmos. Can't wait to get the non iPad specific version next month.

Invaders Must Die.
07-07-2010, 10:55 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: 英國劍橋
Posts: 1,569
Quote:
Originally Posted by CzarCastic View Post
It looks great. I've spent a ton on new games lately, but I think I'm going to have to get this. Looks like a really relaxing game.
Even though my c/card bill is beginning to look like the GDP of some smaller countries, this is still going to bought in a heartbeat...

...can't see how it would be playable on the iPhone, it just begs for a larger screen.
07-07-2010, 11:17 AM
#6
Yes! This is a must-buy.

If high profile indie games like this one do well on the app store, other indies will follow.

.k

Now Playing: Vietnam '65 | .Decluster | BP2Black | Monster Hunter Freedom Unite | Banner Saga | Ultimate General Gettysburg | Papers, Please | SmartGo Kifu | Crowntakers | Brogue | FTL
07-07-2010, 10:13 PM
#7
Out now in NA! Gameplay is smooth and beautiful, more immersive than playing on my MBP for sure. Does crash every time I hit the trophies icon though.
07-08-2010, 01:40 AM
#8
I just picked it up. It has a knack of making you lose time.

OF: zuriick | plus+: velvetrainbow
07-08-2010, 02:26 AM
#9
You're right

Quote:
Originally Posted by missalexis View Post
Out now in NA! Gameplay is smooth and beautiful, more immersive than playing on my MBP for sure. Does crash every time I hit the trophies icon though.
You're right. Gameplay is indeed smooth and immersive. You're also right about touching the trophy icon too. Tried the basic troubleshooting stuff. Looks like it'll need an update. In no way is this a deal-breaker for me. Anyways, still a very nice game.
07-08-2010, 03:52 AM
#10
A work of art

So simple and yet complex I love it. Very relaxing