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Hunters: Episode One HD

By Rodeo Games

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No 1 RPG / Strategy game in 16 countries!

Also available on iPhone and iPod Touch, Hunters: Episode One.

Set in a Universe where contracts rule, Hunters allows you to build a team of Mercenaries and become the most renowned Bounty Hunters in the Galaxy.


“Final Fantasy Tactics. X-Com. Shining Force. All games that do turn-based strategy very well. If you have an iPhone or iPad, add Hunters to that list.” - Kotaku

“Jagged Alliance has gone spacewalking on the iOS” - Touch My Apps

“Boy oh boy, I can’t say enough praise for Hunters Episode One.” - No Dpad

“Hunters HD is a must-download strategy game for the iOS” - iPhone Strategy Games

“This is one of the best turn-based games I’ve ever played, on any platform.” - Arcade Life

"I'm digging Hunters. It's an ambitious, deep title with tons of equipment and stat options and a lot of menus." - TOUCH ARCADE

“How have you not bought this yet?” - Garnett Lee (Weekend Confirmed)


HUNTERS: Episode One HD is a turn-based strategy developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch by Rodeo Games.

Turn based strategy:
Develop your own tactics and style of play in this turn based strategy game. Designed from the ground up for the iPhone and iPad devices.

New Missions:
Each day you'll receive a set of contracts direct to the Bridge of your Spaceship, which you’ll have 24 real time hours to complete.

Customise your team:
Customise your team of Hunters with weapons and armour, before dropping into the turn based strategy game.

Drop game:
Navigate your Hunters through richly detailed environments. Take down AI controlled
enemies and complete your Contract Objectives.

Buy bigger, more powerful weapons. Stronger armor. Better equipment. New stock is available every hour.

Levels and talents:
Grow your team. Gain more equipment, upgrades, and special abilities. Build the most powerful team of mercenaries in the Universe.

What's New in Version 1.17

Minor Interface enhancements.
Bring in line with iOS 5.1.

iPad Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Great game but...

This and Hunters 2 are probably my favourites of this type of turn based strategy game for the iPad. I always have a bit of a problem with games that have a high level of initial difficulty that nudge you into making in-app purchases to start with, but by far the most annoying thing is the instability of the app. Ok, when it crashes, you only lose the last turn's worth of gameplay, but it is irritating. This seems to be a problem with Hunters 1 and 2. I'm using the latest 32gb IPad with the latest OS. Considering the number of reviewers that raise this point, it's surprising that this hasn't been addressed by the developers. It's a real shame, because the games themselves are of a very high caliber and extremely enjoyable.

Look elsewhere

If you're looking for a strategic turn based game, then look elsewhere. I don't understand why this game is receiving the plaudits that it is? The maps are very small and repetitious.

The 2d isometric makes it virtually impossible to determine any cover for your soldiers. The enemy AI also leaves a lot to be desired. The enemy almost never pursues you or hunts you down, making it constantly necessary to send out a "fall guy" out into the open.

There isn't any real enjoyment in playing with the stats for weapons and armour either. Despite the crashes, Xcom was far more enjoyable than this.

I won't be purchasing Hunters 2...

Worth playing

Tutorial level - just right. Then requires some time spent on it, and rewards this time with a good tactical experience.

Hunters: Episode One HD
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  • £3.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.17
  • Size: 128 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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