Space Miner: Space Ore Bust for iPad
By Venan Entertainment, Inc.
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The Game of the Year award-winning action-RPG is back in a big way with this new MEGA UPDATE! With a brand new storyline, new enemies, new asteroids, and new gear, it's the perfect time to experience this iOS classic for the first time!
- New bonus storyline that continues the adventures of Uncle Jeb and the Gritstone Mining Company!
- A new map filled with 16 new sectors to mine!
- New asteroids, tougher enemies, and brand new secrets to uncover!
- Two new License Levels, with top-tier ship equipment to match!
- A new ultra-powerful level 8 ship, designed by billionaire madman Bancroft!
Since its original release, SPACE MINER: SPACE ORE BUST has been hailed as one of the greatest iOS games of all time by critics and customers alike. Don't believe us? Check out these reviews:
"Without a question, this is one of the best games I've played since the App Store went live" - Toucharcade.com (5/5 stars)
"HOW GOOD IS SPACE MINER. The answer is INCREDIBLE GOOD. It's probably the best original game to hit the iPhone." - Gizmodo
"Space Miner: Space Ore Bust gets my total complete recommendation. Long gamelife, great polished graphics and most importantly fun gameplay in space accompanied by banjos. Now I want a sequel." - Touchgen.com (5/5 stars)
"Few games truly stand out like Space Miner does." - Slide to Play (4/4 - Must Have)
App Store Rating: 4.5/5 (over 5,000 reviews!)
Onion AV Club: Grade A
No Dpad: "MUST HAVE"
App Spy: 5/5
Still reading? Awesome! Here are some more good reasons to pick up SPACE MINER!
- Hours of space-blasting gameplay across a massive 64-sector, non-linear galaxy!
- Fully upgradeable and customizable ships with literally thousands of possible equipment combinations!
- Hilarious storyline featuring top-notch writing!
- New Game+ mode lets you keep your game-changing ALIEN TECH and play on harder difficulty modes!
- Full Game Center integration for Achievements and Leaderboards.
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What's New in Version 1.5.1
It's been three years, so this had better be one AWESOME update! Don't worry, we've got you covered:
- Now a UNIVERSAL app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch after we realized that most games on the App Store are technically "HD" now anyway.
- Added a BRAND NEW STORYLINE after years of haggling with space miner unions to get members of the original cast back in the studio.
- Added 16 brand new sectors to mine and explore following our discovery that we could create entire space systems with mere lines of code.
- Recruited a brand new villain and army of bad guys from Mega Space Corp's prestigious Accelerated Villainy Programme.
- Sculpted new asteroids from pure space dust and hid numerous treasures around the new system.
- Added two new license levels and top-tier gear to match following intense negotiations with the Space Miner's Association.
- Added a new ultra-powerful level 8 ship designed by billionaire madman Bancroft. It's possible he was planning to use it to dominate the galaxy.
- Made the game play nice with iOS 8, as it is used by a majority of our space mining fleet.
- Remastered ship models, weapons, and equipment. Space Trader Galactus was happy about the improvements, we think. It's hard to tell with him.
- Fixed a huge chunk of all those little things that bugged us over the last three years.
Still one of the best
I have been playing this game for 3 years now, and still play it through in its entirety. I am writing this review to say thank you to the developers for creating such a well-developed game in all areas from music, to graphics (simple but very clean and attractive), to game play and plot line, to replayability. And just as important, they should be thanked for not including IAPs. Seems to be rare nowadays (just downloaded and reviewed Plants Vs. Zombies whom I gave one star for their greedy money-making tactics, and then quickly deleted the game). Thanks, Venan entertainment for such a great game. Hope there is a second installment in the near future. :-) The update is great! The popcorn asteroid was a great addition because they're super challenging to burst. Thanks again!
One of the best just got better
I'm amazed and thrilled that Space miner got an update. its wonderful to see an older classic like this receive updated content and graphics. For anyone considering getting this that may be new to the game, check out the reviews and videos. Toucharcade has a very thorough review. If you pass this one up, your missing out!
A great update for a great game!
Have owned this for years and replayed several times. The new content is awesome and I anticipate replaying this many times again in the future. Can't believe they updated this, after all this time, for free! Would have happily paid for update. Love that they didn't sell out to the horrid freemium model. Highly recommended!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Feb 28, 2015
- Version: 1.5.1
- Size: 171 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Venan Entertainment, Inc.
- © 2010-2015 Venan Entertainment Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.