iPad Retro VS GForce

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  1. darwiniandude

    darwiniandude Well-Known Member

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    #1 darwiniandude, Jan 18, 2009
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    I bought Retro at it's full price (it's on sale now) and I do really like it, but GForce seems a lot more fun somehow? The dev has updated it heaps since it first came out, and now has different ships with different handling. Most people seem to prefer Retro though, which I do enjoy.

    Any thoughts from others who've played both?

    EDIT: I guess my point is that I see a lot more people talking about Retro, whilst I prefer GForce for playability and so wondered if others disagree, or haven't see it, or have forgotten about it :)

    Anyway, I wouldn't have one of the other, must have both on my iPhone, so i guess that says something.
     
  2. spiffyone

    spiffyone Well-Known Member

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    I enjoyed GForce more as well. Granted, I've only played the "lite" version of both games, but I'm shelling out the money to buy them today.

    Retro is, as its description indicates, an old school cave flyer. GForce, on the other hand, has the cave flyer shell while having more in common with platformers, really. The obstacles in Retro (and, again, I've only played the "lite" version) are basically the environment (rocks and such). The obstacles in GForce are more elaborate, mimicking, say, obstacles found in games like Super Mario and Sonic. Very different games despite being in the same genre.

    I do think, however, that Retro has the more realistic physics of the two, which greatly add to its challenge despite lack of obstacles. GForce's challenge isn't the flying per se so much as the getting around the obstacles.
     
  3. Kumulus

    Kumulus Well-Known Member

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    since i bought it, gforce has its little place on the front page of my ipod.....it had one or two issues in version 1.0 but in 1.5 it improved heavily. it was already very good in V1.2

    water, moving obstacles, whirlwinds, volcanos.....it is really variable and with the new ships and its amount of levels, i think it represents a great value for only 99 cents.

    in my opinion it is basically a no-brainer. if you enjoy retro and cave flyers in general, you should really get this game. it costs basically nothing and will entertain you alot.

    every ship is coming with a different flight behaviour, so even after you finish, ehich will take a while, it should still keep you entertained.
     
  4. dannys95

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    how many levels does gforce have?
     
  5. Kumulus

    Kumulus Well-Known Member

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    at first it had only one difficulty level with 30 levels and the dev then added another "easy" mode which brought another 30 levels.

    additionally you can adjust the difficulty level, which gives you either a very strong shield, medium shield or no shield.

    together with the different ships it gives you quite a challenge.
     

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