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One of the most exciting new iPhone game concepts of 2011...Garden of Orbs is sure to please and is a fantastic new gaming experience enjoyable for all ages.

+++++ The critics have spoken:

---> AppSafari Rating: 4/5 >> "The soundtrack is interesting...the sound effects are catchy. Graphics are extremely polished and the visuals have gorgeous colors. The environments in the stages are lush and vibrant. The replay value is great." -AppSafari.com

--->Awarded Ansca Mobile's coveted Game of the Week (Feb 6)!

--->"If youre just a casual gamer or a puzzle game fan, then Garden of Orbs is definitely a nice little game to pick up thats fun for all ages and a nice experience for everyone. With gorgeous graphics and full Retina Display support, its just an immersive experience." -AppAdvice.com

---> "A MUST HAVE for any puzzle gamer."

---> "The perfect balance of dynamic action and calculating strategy."

---> "It's just plain FUN. I can't stop playing."

Garden of Orbs is an ENCHANTINGLY ADDICTIVE game that blends realistic physics, amazing graphics, and lots of challenging levels into a game that is easy to play, difficult to master and impossible to put down. Similar to a round of trick shot billiards or a game of marbles, Garden of Orbs provides hours and hours of game play for all ages.

In free-play mode, you are given unlimited lives and shots to clear target orbs from the garden...and with enough attempts...any level can be defeated. In other play modes, the challenge becomes how efficient or how fast you can clear the orbs to "beat" the levels. Perform well enough in each level in all game modes and you can earn the illusive crystal orbs available in each level. Continue playing to improve your combined high score and beat your friends on OpenFeint!

* OpenFeint enabled (optional).
* Awesome gameplay that keeps on giving.
* Challenging, rewarding and ENCHANTINGLY ADDICTIVE.
* Gorgeous graphics with full retina display support.
* Four (4) gardens and 100 levels of gameplay.
* Three (3) game modes for each level.
* Lots of updates planned in the coming months.
* Fantastic sound and visual FX.
* Realistic physics.
* High score tracking and award achievements.
* Fun for all ages. Easy to play - Challenging to master.
* Hours and hours of gameplay with lots of replayability.
* Perfection requires a balance of logic, skill, speed and accuracy.
* Random bonus coins to improve your scores.
* Explore the gardens of Japan, Scotland, Arizona and France.

Visit us at www.furiousApps.com or on Facebook (keyword "Garden of Orbs") for exclusive information about the app.

syndessol's comments:
Garden of Orbs NEWS:
Garden of Orbs has been deemed NEW AND NOTEWORTHY by Apple for ALL GAMES this week.
Get your copy today!

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Hello everyone.

Dropping in to announce a new game now available on the app store called Garden of Orbs. Its a gorgeous and challenging action based puzzle hybrid.

You can get it here on the Appstore:

It combines the action of trick-shot billiards with challenging level design layered on top of immersive graphics. The app will contain 4 enchanting gardens and will start out with 100 puzzles with many more to come in future updates.

Below is a trailer for the game.

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Level screenshots below:

It really is a great game!!!
We hope you enjoy it!

If you do...please be so kind to give us a 5-Star rating!
02-04-2011, 05:55 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 5,241
Tried a few levels and this game is pretty good. Play would be similar to pool and the controls are excellent. Playing this on an iPad and it looks very nice.

02-04-2011, 06:12 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 1,054
Any reason this game has a crappy looking low resolution icon?

A retina icon is a no-brainer. Every game should have one. I'm viewing it on my iPod touch 32gb w retina display

The game appears to be retina (with the exception of some blurry text)

Needs a high res icon

Nice game though
02-04-2011, 06:29 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Coolidge, AZ
Posts: 5,885
Can't seem to find this game on the US App store. I wanna play too =(

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02-04-2011, 06:42 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 131
@ Bazooka...glad you like it. Hopefully you find some good challenges in there!

@Colorsound. A retina icon was included in the app...we will look into why that is not displaying on Retina devices. There shouldn't be any blurry text. We will look for any blurred text. If you can't point us into the right direction...we will be sure to get it updated in our next update...which will be very soon that will include iPad support.

[EDIT] Just remembered...the help overlay graphics may be a bit blurry. We did not use retina resolution for those overlay graphics...in order to keep the app bundle/download size a bit lighter.

@Booch...The app is not yet resolving in iTunes...as its only been out about an hour as of time of writing. You will be able to find it via the direct link in the OP above.

Keep the suggestions coming! We want this app to be amazing...and you feedback is incredibly helpful.

Last edited by syndessol; 02-04-2011 at 06:51 PM.
02-04-2011, 06:43 PM
Originally Posted by Booch138 View Post
Can't seem to find this game on the US App store. I wanna play too =(
Use the link in the OP. I just tried it and it works.
02-04-2011, 07:31 PM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 1,054

I'm not sure if its an issue with the iPod touch icon, maybe the iPhone icon is ok?
(are they different icons within the upload/program or is it automatic?)

Great job on the game and it's nice having you around here posting often
02-04-2011, 07:37 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 131

We have an icon problem with another app submitted in the last week or so as an update. We think maybe something changed with Apple that we didn't know about and we need to track down why our retina icons aren't being used. The icon is showing up blurry and shouldn't be. We will be sure to get it fixed sooner than later.

We are glad you all are enjoying the app and we will stick around here for a while and continue to harvest any and all feedback we can get. We want the game to be great...and FUN!!!
02-04-2011, 07:41 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Screenshots, video, and I've still little idea of what the object of this game is, the controls, and mechanics.
02-04-2011, 07:54 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 131
Hi Gabrien...

The game is basically a series of 100 different mini gardens with target orbs (balls) on the field. Your shooter (the green orb) is then aimed at the other balls and you must knock them out of the garden. You use the power slider to adjust your shot's power and then use the crosshairs to aim where to shoot. Then you press the shoot button to fire your shot.

There are 3 game modes. A freeplay mode lets you practice. A shot challenge mode gives you a specified number of shots to use and you must clear the garden of orbs in that many shots or fewer. The fewer shots...the higher your score.

In time mode...you have a few extra shots but you must do it quickly before time runs out. The goal is to collect all 300 elusive crystal orbs that are awarded for how well you "beat" a level without dying. If you shooter goes out of bounds...you lose a life.

The shot challenge is more of a puzzler type of play where the time mode is all about speed and action. Time mode is harder than shot mode...but both modes are a lot of fun.

We plan more gardens in the future updates with lots more levels.