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Lumiappaday #182: Gridrunner Girl demoed on the Nokia Lumia 800

| May 15, 2012 | Reply

Somewhat of an odd shooting game I came across. It’s a mix between classic arcade shooting style with some 3D-esque environment. As noted in the review comments, it’s pretty much Space Harrier from the Sega Mega Drive.

 

#182) Gridrunner Girl 

Price:  £0.79

Link: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-GB/apps/19c6d4f1-ee63-e011-81d2-78e7d1fa76f8

Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_JD7mIfzX0 

Developer Blurb:

 

classic arcade space shooter action meets modern 3D cel-shaded graphics! You are a Gridrunner, and it is your job to patrol the hostile borderlands, clearing the region of enemy combat units.

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Update 1.4:

+POWER UPS and NEW WEAPONS!

+5 Power Ups to level the playing field and help you last longer

+Shield Reset – resets your shield to maximum

+Energy Shield – a time limited shield that is invulnerable to all enemy fire (but not obstacles!)

+Particle Beam – a beam of energy that destroys everything in its path

+Tachyon Cannon – rapid fire, accurate, large proximity energy projectile

Anti-Matter – a ball of anti-matter is sent down the field, destroying everything it its huge radius

 

-30 levels of classic, pulse pounding arcade space shooter action

-Modern cel-shaded 3D graphics done in an anime art style

-Driving, edgy soundtrack that keeps pace with the action

-Power Ups: 5 power ups provide additional weapons and shield upgrades

-Massive big boss battles and mini boss battles

-Almost 2 dozen enemy types and obstacles, each with several different attack patterns

-Increasingly difficult stages with bonus rounds

-Online leaderboards (can be filtered by daily, weekly, overall)

-2 game modes: Arcade and Survival – each with independent leaderboard

-Save your progress at any time

-Virtual joystick and accelerometer support

Rating:

Design: 7

Usability: 8

Performance: 8

Price: 9

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Category: Applications, Lumiappaday, Nokia, Windows Phone

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