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Dark Area Lite

By Arkham Development

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Welcome to Dark Area Lite.

This is a lite version of a single player 3d first person shooter for IPhone and IPod touch.
Your goal is to reconquest the EPS-71 planet.
A fleet of aliens invaded all installations and they believe this planet is theirs.

Exterminate the aliens and their leaders to clean the buildings.

- Discover the first level of the game.
- Collect keys to access different sectors.
- Easy controls with auto lock weapon system.
- Indoor and outdoor environments.
- Different alien classes to fight.
- Advanced graphics powered by Antiryad Gx 3D game engine.

Required configuration: IPhone and IPod touch with iOS 3.2 (or higher).

This game was developped by Arkham Development (
You can also visit the official Dark Area web homepage and access forums.

What's New in Version 1.04

- Removed helmet and replaced with a new interface.
- Save 6.1 MB of storage.
- Added new score system.
- Unlocked the first level.
- Added new weapon and tuned power level of weapons and enemies.
- Added loading progress bar.
- Loading and rendering optimizations using Antiryad Gx v2.2.


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Customer Reviews

Poor quality

I have to agree with some of the negative reviews here. Firstly, the graphics, the animations and the characters' motion resemble the games quality of 10 years ago. The iPad, iPod etc. have so much more processing power that is not even tapped into in this game. Secondly the controls are quite awkward although not completely unworkable. The problem is that the interface simulates a joystick with direction controls on the left and shooting and weaponry buttons on the right. iOS lends itself to be a touch screen interface and so the classic controls never fare well here. Lastly the selection of weapons you get at the beginning is fair, but the experience of shooting anything is tantamount to a kid holding one of those water guns. This game is not worth downloading.

Great I don't know what the dissapointment is about

I think it's really good, as long as you set it to easy. Controls are not too bad at all. Just take a little getting used to. You control all movement with the left stick. And for a free version, why not. I'm starting to think about buying one because I actually enjoy it as much as nova. Little tweaking update and would be great. Try it!

Control is Important

Another good looking game from Arkham Development but, again, it lacks in the control department.
Movement is ok but the other buttons, change weapon, look up, look down and settings are far too close together to be properly useful in a scrap.
For free it's worth a download to check it out because it might be for you.
Another Arkham game I'll keep an eye on.

Dark Area Lite
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.04
  • Size: 43.0 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
  • Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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