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TouchArcade Game of the Week (GOTW for May 8th)

View Poll Results: Which game from this list is your GOTW?
Ace Patrol 17 15.74%
Alien Shooter 6 5.56%
Bellyfish 8 7.41%
Blitz Brigade 11 10.19%
Daddy Was A Thief 8 7.41%
End Of Aspiration 2 1.85%
Impossible Road 10 9.26%
Stone of Life 16 14.81%
Tasty Tadpoles 2 1.85%
WazHack 28 25.93%
Voters: 108. You may not vote on this poll
05-12-2013, 11:57 AM
#1
TouchArcade Game of the Week (GOTW for May 8th)

The winners from last week are, from what I gathered:

1st: SurvivalCraft
2nd: Star Command
3rd: Sorcery!

Congratulations to all the winners!

Last week's thread:
http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=187500

The first part is nomination where every member can vote up to 5 games to be included in the poll. 10 games with the most nominations will then be added to the poll on Sunday. Poll will remain open until next Wednesday and whichever game has the max votes, will be the GOTW.

Please note:

1) Devs cannot vote for their own games. If your game is in the poll, you can't vote. You are free to ask TA forum posters in your game release thread to vote for your game... but please don't post multiple messages about it.
2) This voting is for TA members - no outsiders allowed. If you have to ask someone to create a new account to vote, you're doing it wrong.


Notice of this poll will be given in the threads of all nominated games.

Additional games that spring up in the next few days will be added to the OP, so no worries. Please wait until Thursday to begin giving nominations - this is so that we can get the majority of games listed before making decisions. Feel free to help out and list games I haven't added yet. I'll post the pending NZ releases to alert the community to them.

You can see new games by looking at AppShopper.com and checking the "New" tab.
http://appshopper.com/games/new/

Or on the TouchArcade: Best New Games! app https://itunes.apple.com/es/app/toucharcade-best-new-games/id509945427?mt=8 and checking the "Hot New Games" tab.

Games out this week:

Bellyfish
Impossible Road
Daddy Was A Thief
Tasty Tadpoles
Dig!
Run With Friends
Dumb Ways To Die
Las Vegas
WazHack
Crazy Monster Bowling
Blitz Brigade
Stone Of Life
End Of Aspiration
Rebirth Of Fortune 2
Alien Shooter - The Beginning
iMech Online
Dot.
Space Dreads
Leviathan Warships
Sid Meier's Ace Patrol
Go Home Dinosaurs
Yam Yam: Puzzle Guardians
Super Bunny Land

EchoSeven seems to be out of the picture, and this week is fan-tas-tic so vote away (E7 style with modifications :P)

Last edited by TheFrost; 05-14-2013 at 05:58 PM.
05-12-2013, 11:58 AM
#2
Tasty tadpoles
Blitz Brigade

05-12-2013, 11:58 AM
#3
Tasty Tadpoles
Bellyfish
Daddy Was A Thief
Dumb Ways To Die
Impossible Road

Last edited by TheFrost; 05-12-2013 at 12:25 PM.
05-12-2013, 12:03 PM
#4
Daddy Was A Thief
Stone Of Life
End Of Aspiration
Rebirth Of Fortune 2

...great week. =oD

:;:CURRENT 'FAVORITES' FOLDER:;:
Cardinal Quest 2, Pixel Dungeon, Asdivine Hearts, Super Retro Bros., Storm The Train
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syntheticvoid
05-12-2013, 12:18 PM
#5
Stone of Life.
Alien Shooter - The Beginning.
Pretty sure Alien Shooter isn't going to get too many votes due to the price.
Best DSS released on iOS in a long time, in my opinion.
05-12-2013, 12:21 PM
#6
Wazhack
iMech Online
Space Dreads

Edit: Removed nom for game from previous week.

Last edited by Royce; 05-12-2013 at 04:36 PM.
05-12-2013, 12:38 PM
#7
Thank you frost, my buddy

Reprint from last weeks gotw


Quote:
Originally Posted by Connector View Post
I found this very helpful by Midian.

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showpo...ostcount=10833

Also see my comments

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showpo...ostcount=10826

Just bought impossible mission, pretty cool but way hard. Kinda like super hexagon. Really looking forward to seeing on tv tonight. Would make a great tv game I think.
Quote:
Originally Posted by DannyTheElite View Post
Did you get daddy was a thief? it looks a bit repetitive so I held off but I'd still like to hear impressions.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Connector View Post
I have both Impossible mission and daddy was a thief.

Both have for the most part pretty good impressions on the threads. Watching youtubes, made me excited to get impossible mission because it looks like a game that is just made perfectly for hdmi tv. However, the difficulty problems expressed by some gamers concerned me.

It is like super hexagon, really hard. There are some control issues too, it would be a perfect game if the controls were a little smoother. But man, the concept, style, and fun are all there. I really like the game, and really look forward to seeing it on tv tonight.

Would definitely highly recommend it. I think maybe on an update they will probably fine tune the controls a bit to make it a little easier to control. But even without it, it just takes a little getting used to, and you will get the hang of it.

Daddy's, I was curious about too, cause I have interacted with the developer before for Crumble zone. Since I play on hdmi, with my ipad all over the place, I wanted moveable controls. The dev worked with me twice to increase the button zones, which basically did the same thing. So I liked the dev cause he was kind to me.

Just like when I entered the Daddy's thread, I asked him if he could add icade joystick support to Daddy's and crumble zone. I was so happy to hear, that he said he will try his best to add icade control to crumble zone, it would be perfect, cause it is such a great hdmi tv game.

I'm still trying to get him to put icade into daddys but anyway, my impressions. Great ios style of game, easy controls, great and simple graphics, great humour, and a difffereent style of game.

Being in portrait mode kinda turns me off a little cause I play most all my games on tv, but I wanted to support this dev cause he is cool. There is a slight repetition factor after awhile that some of us are trying to raise in the thread, but I feel confident that he will add a little more variety in the future updates, he has been very receptive to our past comments, and I really like how he is going to try to put icade into crumble zone.

So yes, I would highly recommend both. Now, if money is tight and one had to choose impossible mission or daddys? Well, that is an interesting question. I think it would tend to rest on ones style or how they play.

I would probably favor impossible road, cause it will play great on tv, is a great motion game which I like, landscape mode, easy controls, and I think they will make the controls more forgiving in a future update. It could be a very frustrating game for newbies though.

Daddys, the dev is way cool, he will update the game for the better at some point, there is great humour, touch controls work well, makes for a great ios game, and it is pretty original in style.

Bottom line, I highly recommend both.
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Originally Posted by Connector View Post
Just bought bellyfish too, it is outstanding! Wow, three great games so far, they all are cool ios games. So last week was a little disappointing for me, but this week so far, is cool! Impossible road, daddys a thief, and bellyfish are all cool quirky ios games that are well suited for ios. Recommend them all.
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Originally Posted by Connector View Post
Impossible Road will probably be getting icade support!

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showpo...&postcount=103

Both Daddy was a thief and Bellyfish are considering it.
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Last edited by Connector; 05-12-2013 at 12:41 PM.
05-12-2013, 12:43 PM
#8
Why isn't blitz brigade in the notable games in the first post?
05-12-2013, 12:45 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by DannyTheElite View Post
Why isn't blitz brigade in the notable games in the first post?
Is that this week? If so, heck yeah, that one is a good one too.
05-12-2013, 12:46 PM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by DannyTheElite View Post
Why isn't blitz brigade in the notable games in the first post?
Ups I thought I added it, sorry.