By Ravenous Games Inc.
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Wrongfully dismissed from his job, the hero is on a war path to take down anyone who gets in his way of giving the CEO a much needed beatdown!
Inspired by the classic beat-em up genre; get ready for BEATDOWN!
The game features:
- 20 Levels
- Endless mode
- 5 Bosses
- 5 Environments
- 30 Enemies
- Combos / Rage Attacks
- 3 control schemes (new control scheme, analog and d-pad)
- Joypad and iCade support
- GameCenter Achievements
- iCloud Game Saves
What's New in Version 1.1
Fun game/Needs Work
I must admit, I don't normally care for these repetitive type games but I rather like this one. It's a fun pick up and play sort of game....... On the flip side, it crashes way too much in the middle of game play. There's nothing more frustrating when you finally beat a tough level and it crashes just seconds before you're given credit for it and you have to make a second/third attempt once again. The controls don't bother me so much although they could be smoother.
All in all, this game is rather fun in my opinion... it just needs some minor fixes which I'm sure in due time the Dev(s) will report back to us with an update... at which time I will return to update my review and add a couple extra well deserved stars. :-)
Like Streets of Rage
I've seen a few people complain about crashing, but this wasn't a problem for me (iPhone 5).
I've also seen some complaints about the controls which can be annoying and sometimes a little broken, but it didn't hold me back too much and is much better then some of the ports of similar games.
Story wise yeah it's kinda meh, but then again I don't even remember the story for streets of rage and yet I loved the hell out of that game.
Overall I liked it and I would recommend it to anyone who has a craving for that type of beat'em up.
Unfortunate Premise, Unpredictable Controls
Ravenous set the bar for iOS platformers with League of Evil 2, and Beatdown just can't live up to the company's later games. Others have pointed out its terribly short length, but I couldn't finish it thanks to unreliable controls and a totally pointless plot. The main character gets fired and... murders half the city?
Particularly in the second boss fight, the controls become almost unworkable. Turning to face enemies behind you is just harder than it should be, and landing precision jumps (a necessity) becomes a matter of luck rather than skill. Save yourself a dollar and some frustration. Pick up one of the company's better titles instead.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Apr 22, 2013
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 11.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Ravenous Games Inc.
- © 2012, Ravenous Games Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.