148 Apps on Facebook 148 Apps on Twitter

Tag: Rocket »

Little Rockets

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By David Rabinowitz on September 5th, 2012
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar ::
Little Rockets is an fun puzzle game that has players strategically placing arrows around a level to propel a little rocket around different levels.
Read The Full Review »

Star Trip for iPhone Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jason Wadsworth on December 7th, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: STAR SEARCH
Head off into the ether in search of stars, but watch out for asteroids.
Read The Full Review »

Ranger Rocket Review

iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad
By Jason Wadsworth on August 8th, 2011
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: WACKY
A tiny line-drawing rocket piloted by a sarcastic cowboy is Earth's only defense against the invading forces of evil.
Read The Full Review »

Rocket Boy 2D Scrolls Onto The App Store, Borrows RPG-Style Leveling Tricks

Posted by Ben Harvell on July 19th, 2010
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

The team over at PowPowGames has announced the release of its first iPhone game, Rocket Boy 2D. The colorful side-scroller offers over 35 guns and more than 70 items to collect and use across three worlds. What sets Rocket Boy 2D apart from other titles of this type, however, is its RPG-esque leveling system which calculates stats and damage leading to unlockable content and powerups.

As the enemies, which range from aliens to zombies, get tougher the leveling up process allows you to equip more powerful weapons and skills in order to remain competitive. Rather than just blindly moving to the next available gun, users can choose which areas they wish to enhance in order to defeat the more challenging levels later in the game.

The control system also sounds interesting, using a mixture of the accelerometer for moving the character and touch input to aim and fire a weapon. As you would expect from the name of the game, the hero is also the proud owner of a jetpack which is controlled by the user’s thumb.

From what we’ve seen so far, Rocket Boy 2D looks like a fun arcade game with some interesting takes on the genre and, should the control system work as fluidly as promised, will likely become an addictive time waster for your iPhone or iPod touch.

[itmsapp: 380424178]