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Discussion in 'iPhone and iPad Games' started by Phil_Synowiec, May 14, 2009.
Anyone wanna TOFTT?
The controls look similar to Dropship and oh my... the description is hillarious:
The game is based in the future. The world leader has fallen sick, and has ordered you and many others to be shrunk to a microscopic size and injected in his bloodstream.
Love the storyline
Sounds like Osmosis Jones
there is game just like this on the xbox360/'power up forever'... you are shrunk down, and start off fighting the smallest virii, then everytime you beat the boss virus you are a bit bigger/travel up a level in the drop of water your fighting in.. then you fight bigger and bigger virii from there...
This sounds like Isaac Asimov's 'Fantastic Voyage'.
Heh, you beat me to it Beezle. At moments like these, I remember how old I am getting (currently 33 and counting ).
And after all these years, I am still frustrated how Hollywood can not make a proper movie on any of Asimov's brilliant novels that I hold so dear to me... (and, no, 'I, Robot' do not event start to count!)
+1 , hollywood should drop everything and spend 10 years making the Foundation series ! That would be awesome if they didn't screw it up and miss the point like they did with 'I, Robot'. Lol
I was all set to buy [app]Anomaly[/app] and then this came out.
There's a good chance that at least one them will drop in price now.
What a stupid icon.
Game looks good though
Hey, I'm 36 and I probably would have come up with Osmosis Jones before Fantastic Voyage. Personal tastes, I guess
Review: NanoFighter falls short of saving anyone
Martin Short and Dennis Quaid
how are they related to the shooter NanoFighter? The movie Inner Space was a movie about a hypochondriac whos accidentally injected with a miniaturized test pilot. Of course, Fantastic Voyage is a classic film that had a similar premise. NanoFighter adopts a similar storyline, but unfortunately, the game suffers from limited options and an inoperable conditionlack of depth.
In NanoFighter, the world leader has fallen ill, and youre a miniaturized pilot injected into his bloodstream to rid fight the microscopic invaders. The sad thing is that this is the most exciting part of NanoFighter.
The game is divided into one minute levels with each level becoming increasingly difficult. How many levels are there? It doesnt really matter since each level is the same. The game consists of touch controls: the left pad controls the ships movement, while right pad provides directional shooting. A bomb button is provided in the middle and lists the number of available bombs. A health bar is located in the top right-hand corner. Special bonus packs are located throughout and provide shields, weapons or bombs. The game offers local and online scores. I found the controls generally responsive, but there may be a slight learning curve for some.
NanoFighter includes a Training option that runs through the controls, and Mission option that includes the story about the world leader falling ill.
At the beginning of each level, a list of microscopic enemies is provided such as white blood cells, parasites and viruses and a new one is added at each level. The game is flawed in that you have a minute to play each, and if you have any health left, you automatically move to the next level. In addition, the game does not save the last level you completed so you start over each time. But ultimately, it makes no difference because each level looks the same.
In general, if youre looking for a basic no frills shooter, then NanoFighter is that game. But honestly, there are better shooters with considerably more depth and more replayability.
Albie Meter: 3 stars (average)repetitive gameplay and lackluster presentation
We should have a Big Albie thread for your reviews. Also for some other valued forum members who write solid reviews.
And thanks for this one too
Virii - love it!!!
This game is addictive. After unlocking all the "saves" I started playing from first level till as far as I can get (got to 39 from 26), and I got to 37. I sincerely wish there was a hard mode though
Then I got bored and wanted to see the world score, and I didn't know I HAD to submit mine before I can see it. So now I'm at top 1 out of 88 (yeah, that's not really much, and the game just got out not long ago) I bet most of you would have higher scores anyways if you submitted to world score.
I was so thinking of innerspace when I heard the premise! You beat me to it BigAlbie.
Well who knew that the WBC's were bad for you ----I kept bouncing into them thinking hey ---how can they be bad ----and kept killing the centipede like bugs ---- very simple but I can see this takign a while to beat.....great game if you like them ---dual stick control just liek iDracula. Fun for about 2 days. Where iDracula kept me playing for a week...The Quest kept me playing for 3 weeks...and Rogue Touch ----well--- have not stopped yet.
Yeah, since you're a foreign object inside the body, they'd attack you too. I didn't even know they were that until I started paying attention to the enemy chart
Lackluster presentation? I thought the stills looked pretty nice...