Pocket Jets (AR)
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Please visit the Digital-Double website below to see a video of this game in action, it's the best way to describe it! This game is fantastic on an iPhone4 or iPodTouch4, it's REALLY AWSOME on the iPad2!
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This game requires 4th generation devices (specifically, iPhone4, iPodTouch 4th Generation, or iPad2), it is NOT compatible with lower spec. devices due to hardware requirements.
With POCKET JETS (AR) you take full 360 degree flight-control over a futuristic 'Gyro-Jet' as you steer it through the REAL-WORLD environment surrounding YOU!
Pocket Jets uses the gyroscope in your device to convincingly and smoothly blend 3D graphics and sound with your camera’s view to deliver a truly immersive experience.
Fly your Jet over YOUR home, around YOUR garden, or in YOUR living room, wherever you are, it's like you are flying a remote-controlled plane, only bigger and louder. If it's too dark to use the camera you can choose one of the built in virtual locations instead.
A Training-Mode allows you to learn how to control and track your Jet's movements. Gyro-Jets are loud and fast - you can perform high-speed overhead passes, acrobatic barrel-rolls, and noisy low fly-bys. An on-screen compass helps you to know exactly where your Jet is at any time.
But that's not all... because you are not alone in the skies!
That's OK though, your Jet is equipped with advanced weaponry.
A Target-Practice mode allows you to try attacking formations against Enemy Jets and use the onboard combat systems to target, and take them down with heat-seeking missiles and short-range mini-guns.
In Evade-Practice you become the target! Here you will master tactical moves needed to prevent Enemies from locking on to you, or failing that, avoid their fire with evasive moves.
POCKET JETS (AR) includes different enemies, ranging from passive Missile-Fodder through to Elite AI opponents who mean business, and will be second guessing your next move. Once you think you've mastered the training, you can switch to Dog-Flight Modes and engage in full-scale battles for air supremacy.
Wherever you are, inside or out, POCKET JETS (AR) brings the action to YOU in a unique experience that is only possible with handheld devices. Good luck!
INDEPENDENT REVIEW (AppAdvice.com): "Pocket Jets is an exciting new player in the augmented reality genre. It creates an immersive experience by turning your backyard into a battlefield and offers a growing number of welcomed features. If you are serious about iOS gaming or are interested in AR apps, AppAdvice recommend that you should get Pocket Jets".
Features include (V1.2):
• Optimised for retina display and iPad2;
• Intuitive multi-touch controls;
• Immersive augmented-reality;
• Challenging AI;
• Full 3D graphics;
• 3D sound (headphones recommended);
• Original music & sound effects;
• Gyroscope implementation;
• Camera implementation with quality, brightness & auto-focus options;
• Mood-filters, inc. night-vision, blue-sky enhance, sunset, etc (AR);
• Four optional built-in virtual locations;
• In-game screenshot sharing features, with friend or to the 'World-Gallery';
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What's New in Version 1.2
We’ve packed loads of enhancements & features into this big Version 1.2 update.
If you like what we’re doing with Pocket Jets, please leave us a rating!
- Enjoy the update!
• iPad2 universal build! (and it’s AWSOME on the big screen);
• Added alternative dynamic-joystick control scheme (touch-anywhere style);
• Installed short-range automatic mini-guns to Gyro-Jets;
• Player can now fly all Gyro-Jets, in ALL game-modes;
• Big improvement in performance when using AR video;
• New game-mode added - ‘Random Jet Waves’;
• New Jet-Selection screen, with statistics;
• Added optional altitude (height) control, for pro-players;
• Joystick settings for sensitivity & ‘sticky Y-axis’ added;
• Joystick GUI now displayed on in-game HUD;
• Additional missile button implemented (iPad2 only);
• Enhanced barrel-rolls (changed from single-axis spin, to corkscrew);
• Enemy Gyro-Jets have been taught more effective evasive moves;
• Complete overhaul of Interface, (menus and settings);
• ‘World-Gallery’ feature added, share in-game screenshots with other players;
• Player can now define the size of the active play-area (its depth & width) ;
• Player can now limit the active play area to front-only, or allow-behind;
• Defensive & offensive AI in combat more tactical / aggressive;
• Added 3 camera lens settings (FOV: Normal, Cinematic & Wide-Angle);
• Night-Vision mood-filter is now also applied to 3d models;
• Screenshot sharing feature, with friends, or to World-Gallery (via email);
• Orientation support screen implemented at start of game;
• Tips and hints added via online World-Gallery;
• Screenshot saving to library implemented;
• Updated help screens;
• Fixed a bug preventing in-game music from playing;
• Fixed a bug when switching between normal & high video quality (AR);
- we told you it was a BIG update! :-)
This app deserves to be Featured of something.
As far as I know, there is nothing else like this in the app store.
There are still some bugs, for example the altitude joystick is extremely finicky (barely works) and it seems like the AR could be a bit more accurate.
However this is still incredible and very well done so far!
Awesome New update fix for iPad 2
This game plays great on the iPad 2. Really cool game and idea! Awesome graphics when integrated with the ipad 2 camera. Definitely recommended. I have emailed the developer, the support he gives is great. All around awesome app!
Was the first game I paid for and it won't even load just shows home page. I only put one star wish I could put no star.
- Category: Games
- Updated: May 03, 2011
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 38.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Rob Wright
- © 2011 Rob Wright
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), and iPod touch (6th generation).