App description: Archetype is celebrating its first anniversary with nearly 1.5 MILLION unique players and 100 MILLION fragswe thank all our players for making our game so successful!

Version 1.6 of Villains popular and critically acclaimed online FPS delivers new security measures to make the game fairer plus new high-res textures, gameplay fixes, new game art, and new support tools.

The best fragging deal on iPad includes 3 GAME MODES (Team Deathmatch, Free for All, Capture the Flag), a WHOPPING 19 LEVELS, new anti-cheating measures.

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The reviews are in and critics agree: Archetype rules!

Too often, I'm told that the iPhone cannot play hardcore games. The next time I hear this untruth, I am going to wave Archetype in front of the offender's face Archetype is a great little multiplayer shooter. IGN, 8.4/Impressive game score

Archetype delivers one of the most robust, beautiful, and most importantly fun FPS experiences that can be had on the iPhone. - Touch Arcade

The deathmatches are exciting, the controls are brilliant, and the graphics are excellent (theyre even optimized for iPhone 4)... Any way you slice it, if you like deathmatch-style first-person shooters, youll love Archetype. Slide To Play

Keeps the 5-on-5 multiplayer action fast, frenzied, and remarkably good GamesRadar

Archetype lives up to the hype. TUAW

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Archetype delivers a high quality console-style FPS experience on iPad or iPad 2. No gimmicks, just pure iPwnage now with more content than ever before.

OPTIMIZED for iPad/iPad 2: Takes full advantage of iPad and iPad 2 with HIGHER RESOLUTION weapons, textures, and crisper on-screen HUD. Headshots never looked so good!

INTENSE MULTIPLAYER-ONLY DEATHMATCHES for up to 5 on 5 combat

TEAM BATTLES ACROSS 13 MAPS and 20 LEVELS with 7 WEAPONS (including the Battle and Precision Rifles, rapid-fire AutoMag, shotgun, missile launcher, brutal melee axe, and CTF flag weapon) plus 2 grenade types

FULL GAME CENTER support with multiplayer matching, Achievements, and Leaderboards

NEW FREE FOR ALL (FFA) Mode and 6 NEW FFA Levels including Obsidian Skirmish FFA, Aqualock FFA, Vault FFA, Cobalt FFA, Orion FFA, Viridian FFA!

3 ADDITIONAL CTF LEVELS and 3 ADDITIONAL TEAM DEATHMATCH MAPS for All Players (Previously only available through the Frontier DLC; now unlocked for everyone to keep fun CTF matches stocked with lots of players)

NEW UNIFIED LOBBY with Streamlined Matchmaking and Access to ALL 20 LEVELS

SHOTGUN ARENA and Missile Launcher Arena provide fun single-weapon blast zones

NUMEROUS UPDATES Including NEW FAIR PLAY Measures to Block Cheaters, Improved Menu Interface, and Bug Fixes

PRECISE DUAL JOYSTICK-STYLE CONTROLS: Master the tight controls in seconds

RANK UP by earning EXP for winning games, earning any one of dozens of medals, and more!

TRACK ENEMIES via on-screen RADAR

MELEE WITH ANY GUN by tapping the on-screen radar

CUSTOMIZE your gameplay: Invert aim axis, set aim sensitivity, hide on-screen joysticks, even turn off auto-fire

Hone your skills with two OFFLINE TUTORIAL modes

iPWNAGE via Wi-Fi, 3G, or even Edgetake a console-style FPS experience on the go

Hardware requirements:
Network Connection Required. A 3G or WiFi connection is recommended for best gameplay experience.

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08-18-2010, 06:04 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Montreal
Posts: 1,999
Awesome

08-18-2010, 06:12 PM
#3
How is it going to work on the iPad? o.O
08-18-2010, 06:16 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Montreal
Posts: 1,999
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Originally Posted by RttaM View Post
How is it going to work on the iPad? o.O
What do you mean? Like any other FPS, I guess :P
08-18-2010, 06:52 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: East Coast
Posts: 912
Sweet! HOS2 and Archetype in one shopping moment.

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08-18-2010, 07:12 PM
#6
Anyone play this on the iPhone? Does this game play like Eliminate? Looks like it.
So if I thought Eliminate was a complete piece of ****...crappy maps, really mediocre gameplay, and crappy unbalanced leveling system, would I probably dislike this? This and Eliminate seem pretty similar.
Are the maps actually pretty good? Or generic and boring like Eliminate? Would love to finally get a good only FPS for the iPhone/iPad.
08-18-2010, 07:18 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by jeffyg3 View Post
Anyone play this on the iPhone? Does this game play like Eliminate? Looks like it.
So if I thought Eliminate was a complete piece of ****...crappy maps, really mediocre gameplay, and crappy unbalanced leveling system, would I probably dislike this? This and Eliminate seem pretty similar.
Are the maps actually pretty good? Or generic and boring like Eliminate? Would love to finally get a good only FPS for the iPhone/iPad.
At the moment this is head and shoulders above eliminate in every aspect.
08-18-2010, 07:20 PM
#8
I never played the iPhone version, maybe I will grab this tonight.
08-18-2010, 07:29 PM
#9
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 824
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeffyg3 View Post
Anyone play this on the iPhone? Does this game play like Eliminate? Looks like it.
So if I thought Eliminate was a complete piece of ****...crappy maps, really mediocre gameplay, and crappy unbalanced leveling system, would I probably dislike this? This and Eliminate seem pretty similar.
Are the maps actually pretty good? Or generic and boring like Eliminate? Would love to finally get a good only FPS for the iPhone/iPad.
Okay, here it is. Archetype is awesome. I deleted Eliminate off my iPod after getting the iPod Touch version. The maps (at least some of them) are great and well-designed. The gameplay is fun, and I never tire of it.

One thing you should know is that there is no real leveling. All rank upgrades are purely superficial. There's pros and cons to this- on one hand, no one can be cheap because they're at a super high level. On the other, one might say the game is boring because there are no upgrades.

If you have the iPhone version already, do you think that the HD upgrade is worth it? Pixel-doubled appears to be fine; it runs very smoothly and is still reasonably controllable. However, I'm concerned about the frame rate- most iPad games don't seem very smooth. However, Archetype runs unusually well on my 2nd gen iPod. So we'll see.

Last edited by ikemike; 08-18-2010 at 07:52 PM.
08-18-2010, 08:21 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Eliminate Waitingville
Posts: 827
YESSSSS!! Didn't get this game for my iPod but am totally get it for my iPad.

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