- Great hand drawn visuals makes for a quirky game style.
- Easy to use and responsive controls.
- No online leaderboard options are currently available.
- Players are limited to three main guns; would have like to see more gun options.
- Gameplay can get very repetitive after a while.
The gameplay may be somewhat repetitive and limited in its highscore system, but it’s still a lot of alien killing fun. This title is worth the current price.
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Inkvaders is a run and gun type shooter where players controls a generic space marine known as ‘G’ as he fights his way through the oncoming alien invasion. You progress through the various levels killing aliens and collecting moon rocks for cash in order to upgrade your weapons and survive the ever increasing alien attacks.
The game controls are simple and effective to use. Players use the directional buttons to move, the boost button to use jetpacks to escape aliens or collect moon rocks for cash, and the shoot button. Players also tap on ammo boxes and the upgrade machine in order to use them throughout the level.
The game’s visuals are distinctly hand drawn without being crude. The notepad type art style is very well done and looks great. The sound is what you’d expect to be in a sci-fi game and the music changes to add tension during the ‘Rush’ periods, where aliens swarm you from both directions. Alternatively, players can use their iPod during gameplay. There are currently no online leaderboard options, but there are local highscore stats for both story and survival modes.
This is a game for fans the run and gun style shooters like Zombieville USA. The simple control scheme and well drawn visuals make this game a treat to play. But with a lack of online leaderboards and repetitive gameplay, you might get bored quicker than you’d like. However, if you are looking for a game to give you your quick action fix from time to time, then look no further.
DescriptionSo I was sketching this new character, Generic Marine – G to his friends, (hey, I’m an artist, not a writer, okay). I set him up with a jetpack and a laser, and he was just boosting along, when SUDDENLY, MARTIANS WERE INVADING MY NOTEPAD! Quickly, I drew some power-ups, a whole new range of weapons, and that was it – the fight for Earth was ON!
In this fast and furious hand-drawn shooter, take on the alien horde in an addictive side-scrolling romp through a hilarious, “Mars Attacks!”-style battle for the fate of humanity.
Inkvaders features an awesome cartoony, hand-drawn 1950s graphical style in keeping with its comic-action genre, made all the more entertaining by its seamless, perfectly-fitting combat, movement and death animations, and its many smart, humorous touches.
You will find this game hard to put down, and with 30 levels across 3 different terrains and countless upgrades for three different classes of weapon, you won’t have any reason to put it down for a long, long time! Get stuck in – it’s time to make those Martians PAY! And just when you think you’re done, discover the Endurance Mode and settle down for some more challenging, alien-blasting fun!
POLISH AND PRESTIGE
The level of polish of Inkvaders – its perfectly balanced gameplay, addictive replayability, pounding catchy soundtrack and thought-out controls – all set it at the top of its genre in the Appstore. And once you’ve perfected your skills and you’ve bagged all the game’s Achievements, get in on the fully-integrated AGON leaderboards and top your friends’ high scores!
The alien invasion has begun, and there’s only one hand-drawn Generic Marine who can stop it! At this price, the question isn’t WHETHER you should buy it, but HOW QUICKLY!
"The controls are superb... Graphically, this game impresses as well. ...Killing aliens results in an abundance of gore that is very satisfying" – SlideToPlay
"Inkvaders’s graphics are more than I could have ever asked for... and Inkvaders doesn't fail to deliver a perfectly balanced game... entertaining, visually appealing, and just plain fun" – No DPad
"The colors of the game are fantastic and you’ll find yourself laughing a bit just at the overall look of the game. The sounds in the game are also top notch. Amazing that this is only a buck to purchase." – AppVersity
"TiG feel like gaming thieves, sneaking into Chillingo's offices and stealing Inkvaders at this price." – TouchiPhoneGames
"Right from the word go they show their tongue-in-cheek humor... Not only is the artistic style and quality high, but so are the sound and gameplay." – GamersDailyNews