App description: Linkoidz is an out of this world new arcade puzzle game. Crash landed on an alien planet, you must fight off the Linkoidz onslaught with only your gravity gun and trusty energy shield.

Touch Arcade: "Linkoidz stands out from the pack by being designed to feel natural to the touch screen interface and offering some frantic matching fun."

SlideToPlay: "All the elements of Linkoidz work together perfectly: The eye-catching graphics and animation, the exciting soundtrack; the novel control scheme, and the increasingly frantic challenge." 4/4

AppAdvice: "Linkoidz will have you hooked immediately with such an easy control mechanic, and such fast paced challenging gameplay." 4.5/5

AppAddict: "Its silky smooth controls and downright addictive gameplay set the new gold standard for arcade match 3 games on the platform." 4.5/5

148Apps: "There are a lot of match-3 games on the App Store, but Retro Dreamer has something special here." 4.5/5

AppSpy: "Linkoidz is a rare gem that gets better over time and if youre after a new arcade-puzzler this is definitely a no-brainer purchase." 5/5

Are your fingers up to this addicting new challenge?

Linkoidz has 3 different Arcade modes, as well as 30 training and challenge missions. The training missions will teach you the basics, then you'll be on your own against all the Linkoidz and their queens if you want to escape.

The Endless arcade mode offers non stop adrenaline fuelled action, but there's also the Sprint mode for a quick game, and Zen mode if you prefer a more relaxing game. All of the arcade modes can be played in a variety of different difficulty settings.

Also features:-

- Game Center Integration
- Universal iPad support
- Retina display support
- Blazingly fast arcade action
- Awesome hand crafted artwork
- Exciting power ups and fiendish boss battles

Linkoidz is the latest game from the makers of Sneezies. Watch the video and find our other games on our website, http://retrodreamer.com Or join us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/retrodreamer

GavinBowman's comments:
Our latest game, Linkoidz, is now available in the App Store:-

10-25-2010, 07:34 AM
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10-25-2010, 07:47 AM
#3
Looks like a really nice bubble game
10-25-2010, 08:29 AM
#4
Man, this is a really great looking game. Def an instabuy tonight at 11. Great job Retro Dreamer!
10-25-2010, 09:41 AM
#5
have had my eye on this one for awhile! Will snatch it up as soon as it becomes available (hopefully it'll support my dinosaur OS)

Congrats Retrodreamer!! A very big week for you guys!
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10-25-2010, 09:45 AM
#6
Very good idea!
10-25-2010, 10:30 AM
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Looking forward to getting my grubby hands on this ASAP!

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10-25-2010, 10:36 AM
#8
This looks cool! So it is similar to a Bubble Booble play mechanism? But of course with some major twists it looks like. But same idea?
10-25-2010, 10:41 AM
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That guy reminds me of Mega Man!

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10-25-2010, 10:58 AM
#10
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Originally Posted by New England Gamer View Post
This looks cool! So it is similar to a Bubble Booble play mechanism? But of course with some major twists it looks like. But same idea?
Similar in that you have to match the same colors up above. In Linkoidz, rather than being given new items and firing them up above, you have to pull them in from existing columns, then put them into other columns.

Check out this other video, it has a little gameplay tutorial section at the start.



It's more like Magical Drop or Astropop than Puzzle Bobble, if you've played either of those, but it plays faster, and was designed with a touch screen in mind .