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iPhone: Freefall'in vs. iskydive!

View Poll Results: Freefall'in vs. iskydive!
Freefall'in 25 62.50%
iskydive! 15 37.50%
Voters: 40. You may not vote on this poll
04-11-2009, 09:50 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 148
Freefall'in vs. iskydive!

These two games are going head-to-head in the AppStore. Which game is superior. I would like to know what people think about both of these games. Oh, by the way I am new to this forum, glad to join.

Last edited by AwakenOsiris; 04-11-2009 at 05:02 PM. Reason: Vote
04-11-2009, 10:06 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: England
Posts: 1,817
Here are some screenshots:
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Freefall'n:
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iSkyDive!:
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Also can you add a poll and can a mod change the title to "Freefall'n vs iSkyDive!".

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04-11-2009, 10:13 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Manchester, CT
Posts: 17
I am of course jaded (being part of the team that developed Freefall'n), but I really see them as different games. I'll be honest, and there is a lot to like about iSkyDive, the developer did a great job, and the production quality seems pretty high. Freefall'n has more of an arcade quality about it. They do share a few similar concepts, but there is plenty to make them different. After all, how many racing games are there on the App Store?

That said, I would love to see someone do an honest head-to-head.
04-11-2009, 10:13 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: us of a
Posts: 2,824
I'd say freefall'n because you can collect stars and go through hoops on the way down. It looks like in iSkyDive! you just try to land correctly.

04-11-2009, 10:14 AM
#5
Bought both will post later.........
04-11-2009, 10:23 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 4,176
iSkyDive my vote
04-11-2009, 10:25 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 842
Ok I have not bought either but I am leaning toward freefallin as it looks like you do more in that game. I might buy it later today.

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04-11-2009, 10:41 AM
#8
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,103
I bought both when they came out and freefall'n is a way better game right now then iskydive! It's not even a contest for me right now. Iskydive doesn't have a shadow which really bothers me and the controls are really hard to get used too. Freefall'n is an easy to learn game and there is a purpose. Not to mention the music in freefall'n gets stuck in your head for hours! Freefall'n gets my vote by far!
04-11-2009, 11:13 AM
#9
Thanks for the kind words, BunsenTech. I like FreeFall'N too.

And btw I concur. Yes, both are technically skydiving games but each offers a very different experience.

Turakm,

Our first update, which should go live any day now adds a shadow, extra level, improved (tweakable) controls, and varying goals.

I think both games are easily worth .99!
04-11-2009, 11:22 AM
#10
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 757
iskydive definitely has potential, but with its current controls, i wouldn't recommend it. if the updates improve the controls enough, then its a good buy