Shooters have never really taken off on Appleâ€™s iDevices though there have been many worthy contenders for the top spot. Games like N.O.V.A and Eliminate have tried to bring the genre to the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad but it can be argued that they never received the attention usually offered towards a shooter. EXO-Planet is a game recently released for the iPhone and iPad that brings a new perspective to the shooter genre.
The game is played in third-person much like the Lost Planet series on consoles. What makes this game unique, is that it is played in zero gravity so every movement you make is made using magnetic tools. You can jump from wall to wall or use your magnetic grappling hook to reel yourself towards a platform. The controls were very simple and made for a really smooth gameplay experience. The game is 100% multiplayer.
You can play with up to 4 other people online over WiFi and 3G in both Capture the Flag and Death Match modes. Overall, the game was fun and it was by far one of the most polished online experiences Iâ€™ve seen in a handheld shooter. If you like games like this, this one is almost a definite buy. Check it out.
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