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Old 03-28-2012, 01:21 AM
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:38 AM
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looks ikari warriors-y. But futuristic. And free? Okayyy, ya got me!
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:49 AM
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Horrific controls. Laggy. Graphic issues (screen tear between tiles, etc). Crashing. Wifi symbol = fire button?
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:04 AM
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whew! this one is tough. and I don't just mean challenging to play.
pixel art is cool (if garish, but I don't mind that) and honestly the stage layouts are varied and well-designed enough to feel proper. but yeah as strive said, control is a major problem here, unless you have the 3 way weapon - which, admittedly, they give you many, many times - it's extremely unsatisfying to move & shoot (and even then, still not very much!)

Also in spite of the nice pixel work, the translation anim's are terrible, simply rotating the sprites in-engine which look terrible (actual aim frames of walking/etc are fine). It doesn't matter to gameplay, but gives it a very cheap and hacked-in feeling. The UI/etc all feels like it was done by a different person altogether, and much lower-grade, so if I found out these sprites were nicked off of somewhere else I wouldn't be surprised.

Overall, I recommend that you don't waste your time with this.
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:32 AM
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:20 AM
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This is my sort of game, love Commando/Mercs/Ikari Warriors etc. But hearing some of the views above, hmmm doesnt sound as good as i want it to be, at least its free so i'll give it a go. But yeah yuck that wifi icon is horrible for the shoot icon !

Hope there'll be some updates in the future for this, it 'looks' good but i know that doesnt always mean anything, all about the gameplay so i'll try this later
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Old 03-28-2012, 06:26 AM
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All these years and i hadnt tried this game out in MAME, oops ! Didnt realise it was an old arcade hit, heres the original with the same first level...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBR1mLvHpkQ

Now the original looks a 'bit' quicker to say the least ! You watch that and then this iOS version and the iOS version seems to be a nasty slow version, shame
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:58 AM
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All these years and i hadnt tried this game out in MAME, oops ! Didnt realise it was an old arcade hit, heres the original with the same first level...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBR1mLvHpkQ

Now the original looks a 'bit' quicker to say the least ! You watch that and then this iOS version and the iOS version seems to be a nasty slow version, shame
Wow the arcade looks way better. This one I wouldn't even call a port, but a terrible remake using the original art assets.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:08 AM
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I'll still give this one a try but compared to the original it plays terribly.

Thank god its free, would hate it if i had to pay for it and then i realise its just a lazy remake of a good shoot em up. Really really hope the devs can update it to make it quicker, only good thing is i didnt realise this was an old arcade game so i'll try this right now in MAME

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Old 03-28-2012, 12:22 PM
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Horrific controls. Laggy. Graphic issues (screen tear between tiles, etc). Crashing. Wifi symbol = fire button?
Amen... the controls are horrendous,dreadful,terrible,awful,extremely bad etc.I cant think of enough adjectives to describe how bad the controls are...good luck
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