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App description: A shoot-em-up with killer visuals, multiple vehicles and weapons, upgrades, and giant bosses.

9/10 on App-Score.com!

The Aliens have invaded. Take to the skies and defend the colonies with the most advanced Jets at your fingertips. Battle against waves of enemies and their giant bosses. Upgrade your favourite weapon, or equip a different one for the next mission. Add on special modules to beef up your Jet. Get the highest score multiplier, challenge your friends, and beat others around the world.

Features:
Slick hand-drawn art with 3D graphics, and sweet particle effects
Simple controls with engaging old-school game play
5 stages and 3 difficulty settings
Use the most advanced Jet fighter, the Merc-450, or take it to the next level with the HellCat, a helicopter that allows full movement anywhere.
Lots of enemy types: tricky Warper, armored Barfer, weird alien-squid thing, and more
Gigantic alien bosses like the fire-breathing Dragonus, or the fully armoured Dire, and many more
Equip new weapons like the spray-and-pray Machine Gun, or armor-slicing Laser
Add on extra modules such as the recharging Shields, or the devastating Shockwave bomb
Customize the look of your Jet with tons of awesome paint jobs, like Camouflage and Tiger-Shark
Game Center Leaderboads, Achievements, Challenges
Universal app with full screen Retina, including the New iPad and full widescreen iPhone 5

Latest update features the new Helicopter vehicle with 3 new weapons

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JoshCM's comments:


Description:
Features:
◆ Slick hand-drawn art with 3D graphics, and sweet particle effects
◆ Simple controls with engaging old-school game play
◆ 5 stages and 3 difficulty settings
◆ Lots of enemy types: tricky Warper, armored Barfer, weird alien-squid thing, and more
◆ Gigantic alien bosses like the fire-breathing Dragonus, or the fully armoured Dire, and many more
◆ Equip new weapons like the spray-and-pray Machine Gun, or armor-slicing Laser
◆ Add on extra modules such as the recharging Shields, or the devastating Shockwave bomb
◆ Customize the look of your Jet with tons of awesome paint jobs, like Camouflage and Tiger-Shark
◆ Game Center Leaderboads, Achievements, Challenges
◆ Universal app with full screen Retina, including the New iPad and full widescreen iPhone 5

Trailer:


Stage 2 boss fight:










09-18-2012, 07:12 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 20,099
Ive been waiting for this! Thanks Josh!

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

09-18-2012, 07:22 AM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 3,567
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Ive been waiting for this! Thanks Josh!
No problem Hope you enjoy it!
09-18-2012, 07:52 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Boston,MA
Posts: 1,089
Not currently available in US store
09-18-2012, 07:55 AM
#5
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Upstate NY
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Originally Posted by Biggavelli View Post
Not currently available in US store
sorry - should have added NZ up there. Will be out tonight at 11pm here.
09-18-2012, 08:30 AM
#6
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,722
Looks like a nice casual shmup. It probably won't wow the hardcore shmup crowd, unless it ramps up quite a bit.

Social Games: Pocket Mine 2, Terra Battle, FF Record Keeper, PAD
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09-18-2012, 08:36 AM
#7
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 410
Quote:
Originally Posted by strivemind View Post
Looks like a nice casual shmup. It probably won't wow the hardcore shmup crowd, unless it ramps up quite a bit.
It does, Hard and Insane difficulties are aptly named.
09-18-2012, 08:49 AM
#8
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Posts: 2,722
Quote:
Originally Posted by Knight View Post
It does, Hard and Insane difficulties are aptly named.
Any videos from later on in the game?

Social Games: Pocket Mine 2, Terra Battle, FF Record Keeper, PAD
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09-18-2012, 09:07 AM
#9
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 13,399
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Hmmm... Is it a whole ship hitbox? Nothing wrong with it, just wondering, as some shmups (non-BH), only have the center part (not wings) as the hit area... =oP
09-18-2012, 09:12 AM
#10
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 410
Quote:
Originally Posted by strivemind View Post
Any videos from later on in the game?
A later stage can be seen near the end of that video. Also it's a 1 hit kill, unless you have shields which also take 1 hit.

But if you are looking for typical bullet-hell action, then no, it's not. It's quite a different game, with a smarter set of enemies and bosses.