Friday, November 19, 2010

RAGE (HD) app review

Rage is a new game that has become available on the Apple App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. There are two versions of this app available: Rage and Rage HD. Rage is the standard app available for all devices running iOS 3.2 or later for a low price of $.99. Rage HD is the high-definition version of Rage that is only compatible with high resolution devices such as the iPhone 4, iPod touch 4, an the iPad for a more expensive price of $1.99. In this version you are only paying another dollar or high-definition graphics and nothing more since both games contain the same gameplay with the same features and abilities. Rage is a game set in post apocalypse on earth where mutants have taken over the world. These mutants look like zombies and they have an assortment of weapons that they use against you. These weapons range from bricks and grenades the spiked clubs. In the game you are starred in a mutant tv show where you are given a machine gun, pistol, and shotgun and are put in a building filled with these mutants all trying to kill you while you are trying to get out of the building. There are three stages in this game: tenements, asylum, and bunker. You have a few icons on the corners of your hub that help you in your gameplay. In the top right corner you have a weapon icon where you can switch between your weapons. At the top left corner you have your ammo icon where you can check how much ammo you have left and where you can also reload. At the lower left corner is an icon that let's you sprint and also dodge those items that those mutants will throw at you so you don't loose health. The last icon shown on your screen during gameplay is the fire button, but I probably don't have to explain the function of this icon. This game isn't very challenging and you don't control where you move the game moves for you. There are two ways you can play this game: touchpad or tilt. The great feature about the game that make it so great is that you can use tilt even if you don't have an iPhone 4 or iPod touch 4 that contains a gyroscope and it is actually effective. I use my iPod touch 2g for this game and used tilt and it worked well, probably not as well as it would have if I had a gyroscope built in. You can play this game in either easy, medium, or hard difficulty. In the game there are items that can be abundantly found on each level such as: cash bags, health, ammo, etc. You can attain these items by shooting them. When your scope is aligned on an item it turns green to let you know that your scope is on an item. Overall with this game you get more than you pay or and you should be happy with your purchase, I know I was when I made the purchase. This app is recommended for those game players that want a shooter game that's not too complex but still a bundle of fun.

1 comment:

  1. Great graphics.

    Just a tip, split your reviews into paragraphs, it feels tiresome to read.