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  • Publisher: Nevosoft
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 13.9 MB
  • Version: 1.3
  • Price: $0.99
  • Average User Rating: 4 (1)
App description: Zzed is a wonderfully unique mashup of classic gaming formulas. Its a great mix of Asteroids, Bust-a-Move, and pool that somehow all seems to work - www.gamezebo.com

...No doubt there are a countless number of Tetris apps for the iPhone. But with Zzed, Nevosoft have given us Tetris with a twist. And oh yes, theyve done it well.- iPwnGames.com

Special sale price as we celebrate the launch of Zzed! This great deal won't last forever

A space odissey in the action genre. You, the brave alien ZZed, are on your way to rid space of meteorites, break a transgalactic conspiracy, and win the hand of the beautiful alien Zzuma. Humor, dynamic action, and a lively gameplay will keep you, your friends, and your family captivated up to the very end.

Features:
Unique gameplay: a mixture of a space shooter and a
match-3 logical puzzle
60 successive, advancing levels in 10 episodes
A detective romance comic
Hip soundtrack
Fantastic explosive bonuses
Game Center Support
iPhone 4 Retina Display support
iOS 4+ multitasking support

Clean up space and fight for your love!
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Not ready to buy the full version? Try the free version: Zzed: match 3 cosmic shooter Lite
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Squeaker's comments:


Lite: http://itunes.apple.com/app/zzed-match-3-cosmic-shooter/id432278785?mt=8
06-12-2011, 04:35 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: Uk
Posts: 2,209
Just played the lite version of this and was impressed it adds alot the old bubble shooter genere with tons of polish only thing that's putting me off buying is the lack if an endless mode

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06-12-2011, 04:48 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
I tried the lite too, liked it well enough, but at this price and still not universal I'm putting my foot down and saying "no thanks."

To add insult to injury, the (more expensive) standalone iPad version doesn't actually even look that good.

Another case of a perfectly decent game pricing itself out of the competition. Worth putting on your wish list though for the inevitable sale.
06-17-2011, 02:02 AM
#4
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 3,803
iPhone version is on sale for $0.99. Well worth it too, this is a really fun game and a unique take on the genre.

Current obsessions: Bug Princess 2: Black Label, Neuroshima Hex, Pinball Arcade, Final Fantasy Tactics, MacGuffin's Curse, 1112, Dangerous, 100 Trials, Ascension, The Quest
Anticipating: Spirit Hunter Mineko, Rogue Touch EX, Fargoal 2, Cursed Realms
06-17-2011, 09:11 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,409
Just bought it and its worth a buck for sure. Fun play that's different for a match-3. Might be worth a second look for some now that its discounted.

Later add: Would have liked to have rated this higher but not with pop up windows wanting to rate the game continually. Why should I be elbow twisted when I've already purchased the game. (this is a statement not a question, btw).

Last edited by Coldar; 06-18-2011 at 01:23 PM.
06-18-2011, 08:54 AM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Location: Lexington, KY
Posts: 2,375
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Game Impressions

Here are my impressions. Loved this game back in the day when it was on PC.

I love this game! You control a spaceship that fires pieces to math three or more. It's very similar to Zuma or similar games, but it has some neat twists in that 1) pieces come from mulitiple sides, 2) there is an element of gravity/ricochet of pieces, and 3) there are often buildings that restrict the play area. This, combined with limited health for your ship, makes it challenging and interesting. You can also move your ship around. So you have to manage to get the best combos while also making sure pieces (your own or moving ones) do not hit you. It sounds simple but it can get quite challenging and hectic on the later levels.

A few minor gripes-- you have to tap on your ship first to move it around. It would be great if you could implement some sort of swipe to move system. Also, the game tells me I've earned trophies, but there's no way to look at them! You also cannot replay individual levels-- the game makes you replay the entire world, resetting your old scores. One final issue I have is that there are no global leaderboards-- please implement these! Otherwise it's kind of silly to play alone.

The music is clear and fits the game, it's retina optimized and looks great, and it has an interesting storyline as well. Definitely recommended if you like Zuma style games.

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06-18-2011, 09:50 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,781
Game Impressions

Quote:
Originally Posted by SkyMuffin View Post
Here are my impressions. Loved this game back in the day when it was on PC.

I love this game! You control a spaceship that fires pieces to math three or more. It's very similar to Zuma or similar games, but it has some neat twists in that 1) pieces come from mulitiple sides, 2) there is an element of gravity/ricochet of pieces, and 3) there are often buildings that restrict the play area. This, combined with limited health for your ship, makes it challenging and interesting. You can also move your ship around. So you have to manage to get the best combos while also making sure pieces (your own or moving ones) do not hit you. It sounds simple but it can get quite challenging and hectic on the later levels.

A few minor gripes-- you have to tap on your ship first to move it around. It would be great if you could implement some sort of swipe to move system. Also, the game tells me I've earned trophies, but there's no way to look at them! You also cannot replay individual levels-- the game makes you replay the entire world, resetting your old scores. One final issue I have is that there are no global leaderboards-- please implement these! Otherwise it's kind of silly to play alone.

The music is clear and fits the game, it's retina optimized and looks great, and it has an interesting storyline as well. Definitely recommended if you like Zuma style games.
I actually like how this game handles going back to previous levels, by forcing your to replay and an entire section AND the fact that going back to previous levels resets your combined score, the end scores are much more likely to be from a single run through and not the combined totals of a million best runs. They also track your best scores for each level so even if you DO decide to redo a section, your previous best scores on a level are recalled.

I also love the way they change up the levels, the array of power-ups, and the game's scoring system that greatly rewards successive clearings. Lastly I think it is pretty cool how the physics of the game work (same colored rocks are slightly attracted to each other which can help when you can't get a direct shot to some location and how you can shoot rocks just to knock a group of rocks away from your ship.

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
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Last edited by LordGek; 06-18-2011 at 09:53 AM.
06-18-2011, 11:49 AM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,781
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Originally Posted by SkyMuffin View Post
Also, the game tells me I've earned trophies, but there's no way to look at them!
Okay, I just caught onto this...and actually there is sort of. The only achievements I've seen in the game so far (4 out of the game's 7 sectors in now) are based on completing a level so if you want to know what achievements you've earned so far just look at the little galaxy sections with red flags and those are your "achievements".

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
Twitter: LordGek
GameCenter, iTunes: Lord Gek
My iTunes Reviews
07-08-2011, 11:04 PM
#9
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 437
Just picked up the paid version of this, it's a ton of fun and a nice change of pace for the marble shooting genre. This game deserves alot more love.
07-08-2011, 11:53 PM
#10
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
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Originally Posted by caltab View Post
Just picked up the paid version of this, it's a ton of fun and a nice change of pace for the marble shooting genre. This game deserves alot more love.
Ambitious pricing at release and lack of universal unfortunately sealed this game's fate. The iPhone version is worth anyone's buck; enjoyable gameplay and looks better than the iPad version.