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Ninja Star Master by 2 Dudez Studios (Coming soon)

01-31-2011, 04:29 AM
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Ninja Star Master by 2 Dudez Studios (Coming soon)

2 Dudez Studios are proud to announce the imminent release of our first iPhone game:
Ninja Star Master

An army of ninjas is coming to destroy you! Show them that you are the Ninja Star Master by tapping the screen to eliminate them with your ninja stars. Enemies move across the screen then towards you, in a hope that you will taste their cold steel blade. A skillful use of ninja stars will be rewarded with prosperity and life.







Features
*Easy to pick up & play, hard to master
*Fast, fun & frantic game play
*Retina display support
*Optimised for 3GS & iPhone 4
*Game Center leaderboards & achievements
*Colourful animated sprites
*Learn intriguing ninja history while you play
*Combo bonus system
*Classic arcade gameplay style
*Updates are coming soon

For support information please visit our website at http://2dudezstudios.com

Please note this game has only been tested on iOS 4.1 or later.
EARLIER VERSIONS OF iOS ARE UNTESTED





Coming very soon. Stay tuned for updates.

Last edited by Beyondtool; 02-02-2011 at 10:32 PM.
02-02-2011, 10:38 PM
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Ninja Star Master has been submitted to Apple. Release is expected within the week according to current app review timelines. Please visit our website or subscribe to our Facebook or Twitter pages for the latest news.

Thank you for your interest, and please feel free to discuss any ideas or questions, we have updates planned based on community feedback- 2 Dudez Studios.

http://www.2dudezstudios.com/

02-02-2011, 11:25 PM
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Reminds me of the bonus stage from the Shinobi arcade game.
02-04-2011, 03:07 AM
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That was our inspiration when we started. The interesting thing about the iphones touch interface is that its easy to shoot ninja stars from either side of the screen which makes the game very easy. We worked hard to balance the game and enemy ai so that it ramps in difficulty and that the game mechanic suits using a finger. The game rewards accuracy rather than spamming the screen, but as it speeds up it can be a real challenge to keep up.

Game is in review so hopefully it will be out by the time you read this! We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Last edited by Beyondtool; 02-04-2011 at 03:09 AM.
02-04-2011, 03:29 AM
#5
Artists?C

Could yo tell who is the artist?
02-04-2011, 04:10 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by arta View Post
Reminds me of the bonus stage from the Shinobi arcade game.
yeap.....

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02-04-2011, 06:20 AM
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Im glad you guys recognise the Shinobi influence we were hoping that it wasnt too old school and people would get the idea. If you like Shinobi I think you will get some fun out of our game. Im actually the artist my name is Christian. The other "dude" is Dean and he worked on programming and music mainly. We both pretty much wanted to make a game since we were kids so this is a pretty big deal for us. Huge learning curve but making a game is pretty fun.
02-09-2011, 07:33 PM
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this looks pretty rad.
02-10-2011, 03:55 AM
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02-10-2011, 08:14 AM
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If you watch the trailer again you will notice that the final ninja slides across the screen, does a jump, and then attacks you with his sword, so yes the ninjas do attack you. The goal is to hit them before they hit you. It's a pretty simple idea to pick up, but becomes fiendishly difficult as you improve!

If you have played the arcade game of Shinobi, you will immediately get the concept.

We have just submitted an updated version to Apple for review. Apple found a minor issue with how our game ran on the iPad, but we borrowed an iPad and have fixed this issue. Please visit our web site if you want more info or news of the official release. http://www.2dudezstudios.com/