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Fortis is a twin-stick shooter fortified with a great learning curve, but often gets derailed by spotty controls.
What's NewAdded iPad mode (enabled if the application is started on iPad): high screen resolution, big HUD graphics, touch joysticks adjusted to iPad screen size.
Last entered nicknames (for each profile separately) is stored and used as default when you enter a new nickname.
Changes in French texts.
New help screens (high resolution for iPad).
Added high resolution icons for iPad and iPhone4 (Retina screen).
Modifications in touch screen handling (fixed small problem with multitouch handling).
Handling of multitasking (for iOS4 and devices which support multitasking).
Changes in many parts of the engine of the game, which do not affect the look and feel of the game.
If a player doesn't have enough money for buy something, the store between levels is hidden.
Fixed occasional error with wrong rotation of the hero ship after a collision.
Fixed error with fonts in game after changing language.
Changed profile info texts after finishing all stages and levels of the game.
Fixed loading screen.
App Descriptionβ β β FIRST PLACE IN AMIGA GAMES AWARD 2010 (MorphOS game category)! β β β
Classical shooter in new 3D arrangement, amazing graphics and effects will guarantee you great fun time! FORTIS means in latin strong, courageous and heroic and that what takes to fight with the enemies and successfully accomplish the game! The player controls the agile plane equipped with 4 weapons and the shield.
148apps rating: β β β β
"Fortis has impressive graphics, with virtually everything rendered in 3D."
"Itβs exciting to see some of the classic games of the past making a comeback on the App Store and Encore looks to have done a great job resurrecting this genre with Fortis which will likely pickup fans of existing games like Geometry Wars."
Do you prefer gaming on your Mac? No problem, the Fortis game for MacOSX is available on β MacAppStoreβ too!
β Universal application for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
β 36 LEVELS DIVIDED INTO 3 STAGES
β BONUS LEVEL AFTER EACH STAGE
β FANTASTIC 3D GRAPHICS (all environments and enemies are realtime calculated 3D)
β 4 DIFFERENT 3D BACKGROUNDS
Each stage has different 3D background with great graphic art and visual effects. The camera follows player's moves at all times
β 4 UPGRADEABLE WEAPONS WITH LIMITED AMMUNITION
The player has 4 weapons to use: cannon, plasma, rocket and fireball. The cannon is the basic, but the weakest weapon and the only one having unlimited ammunition. The weapons differ so it's necessary to choose them as per the enemy's strength.
β SNAP TO ENEMY OPTION for each weapon
β GREAT REALTIME VISUAL EFFECTS such as explosions, smoke, shots and lava.
β INCREASING DIFFICULTY THROUGH THE GAME
β IMPRESSIVE 3D MENU
β STORING BEST RESULTS
β AMAZING SOUND EFFECTS, 2 SONGS in the background, volume control
β INTERFACE IN 3 LANGUAGES: English, French and Polish
β 3 PLAYER PROFILES with independent save game for each
Earned money can be used to buy the upgrades and ammunition
β 2 THUMB-STICKS to control the ship
β DIVERSITY OF ENEMIES
Levels are full of enemies who want to interrupt player's mission. They have different kind of weapons, strength and resistance and they can be consolidated into bigger ships
β DIFFERENT BONUSES TO COLLECT
During each stage there are bonus levels to collect upgrades, points and money. The destroyed enemies leave the pickups as well (energy, shield, bombs, ammunition, weapon, points, money, extra life, extra time)!
LIMITED SALE of full version! We can't decrease THE LOWEST PRICE! :)β¨
See VIDEO-TRAILER on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMh8zEFM3fo
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May 17, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
May 04, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
January 09, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
May 25, 2010 Initial Release