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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by Rockford » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:20 pm

Sorry, double post.

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by DreamcastRIP » Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:36 am

I see some of the popular iOS games are receiving nice updates which take advantage of iPhone 4S's extra power, e.g. Real Racing 2 and Asphalt 6: Adrenalin. The improved graphics of these games isn't necessarily enough to motivate me into spending the cash to upgrade from my iPhone 4 though so I'll keep hold of it until iPhone 5 at the earliest.
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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by fouldsc » Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:48 am

Any recommendations for a Laser Squad type game on iPhone ? Not getting on with the emu versions

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by fouldsc » Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:42 pm

Oh and a decent space taxi clone !

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by psj3809 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:32 am

Rockford wrote:Muffin Knight (full version) is free at the moment.

BTW, my ipod touch is a 8gb 2nd Gen version I bought cheap off ebay.
I didn't get it for the purposes of gaming, but am now totally hooked.

Unfortunately some games (Sprinkle, Cordy etc) are not compatible.
Is there a way around this without buying a new ipod touch?
Nope, theres a fair few games which wont work with 2nd gen ipod's. I bought an ipod touch, not too pricey at all, i know it doesnt help with 'you'll have to buy a new one' but you should be able to pick one up cheap on ebay. I bought a 16 gig ipod touch, was totally hooked and then sold that to my sister and bought a 64 gig one asap ! Lucky i did as i'm still running out of space with this one.

I should really wait longer for the games as a month later theyre often free, but its amazing the value you get from these games whether theyre 69p or free

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Post by psj3809 » Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:43 am

fouldsc wrote:Any recommendations for a Laser Squad type game on iPhone ? Not getting on with the emu versions
There are a few strategy 'laser squad'-ish games, there was a really good Zombie one, just trying to find the name of it. Give me a few and i'll try to get it, just had a look at my huge list of apps and couldnt see it

Found it !

Hunters: Episode One - A nice turn based strategy game

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Post by Timothy Lumsden » Sun Nov 06, 2011 8:47 am

fouldsc wrote:Any recommendations for a Laser Squad type game on iPhone ? Not getting on with the emu versions
is that the Elite Systems app version? i think there's a Gollop game pack

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by Rockford » Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:45 am

I'm loving Super Crossfire at the moment.
A brilliant space invaders type game. Just 69p.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzoE9ugm2yM

Anyone else playing this?

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by DreamcastRIP » Sun Nov 06, 2011 11:47 am

Yep. Quality game, if a tad too difficult.
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Post by psj3809 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:09 pm

Rockford wrote:I'm loving Super Crossfire at the moment.
A brilliant space invaders type game. Just 69p.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzoE9ugm2yM

Anyone else playing this?
Yep love that game, love vector style games anyway but this ones so playable and a bargain at 69p. Plus works with the icade, very tempted in the near future to get an ipad/icade. Played on one at Replay, nice bit of kit

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Post by DreamcastRIP » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:55 pm

Snowboard Hero - just now purchased it as the game's on offer for only 69p. Loving playing it so far. :D
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Post by psj3809 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:21 am

Was great to meet Jeff Minter at Replay. He showed me a beta of his next game, only had been coding it for a week and already looked great. Showed me the first level, cross between Lunar Lander/Defender/Thrust. Looked great though, usual retro style graphics, great gameplay etc. Said it should be out just before Xmas, instant purchase for me when thats out

He also had an ipad inside an iCade, did look a great bit of kit, really want to get an ipad/icade now. But Minter was friendly as anything as was Giles. Both very very talented.

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by DreamcastRIP » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:24 am

That's brilliant news. Definitely a day one purchase for me too as the game genres you mentioned are ones I enjoy. Of Llamasoft's iOS offerings so far I've never really "clicked" with Deflex (probably need to give it more time) but I adored the other two games. Minotron 2112 has been my most played iOS game by some distance and I played Minotaur Rescue (a game that benefitted hugely from being updated/patched) so much that I placed within the top twelve on the worldwide high score leaderboard. :D
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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by psj3809 » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:39 am

Yeah Deflex i havent got into either, still love Minotron but my favourites the Goat Jump one, played that on the iCade there.

This new game looks the best yet, looking forward to getting that at some point

Right i've done it ! Just bought an ipad 2 second hand off a friend, got a great price, looking forward to getting it wednesday

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Re: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch game recommendations

Post by Rockford » Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:11 am

Has anyone played Space Junk?
If so, is it any good?

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