Speedball 2 Evolution
By Tower Studios
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A Brutal, Futuristic mixture of Football and Hockey played at Break Neck Speed.
"Speedball 2 Evolution is perfect for pick-up-and-play action. There’s also a lengthy career mode that spans 10 seasons and numerous cups to keep you coming back. A fun trip down memory lane. To the extreme!” - Slide to Play
“Just as the name remains the same, so does the awesome game-play....if you are a fan of the original Speedball and Speedball 2, then you need this, as it is in my opinion better than it was back in the day. If you are completely new to the game you owe it to yourself to go brutal deluxe.” – Touchgen
“Its unique gameplay and brutal multiplayer is still as bone-crunchingly appealing as when it first appeared on the Atari all those years ago.” – PocketGamer
“A must-download, particularly for fans of the original. Newcomers to Speedball will find plenty to smile about too.” – Appys
Speedball 2, The Bitmap Brothers’ smash hit, multi-million selling classic futuristic sports game now brings all of its adrenaline pumping thrills to Android for the first time. Set in the near future, Speedball 2 Evolution is a fast paced, brutal fusion of handball and ice hockey where only the fittest and most cunning survive.
Plan your strategy, hand pick your team from a roster of hundreds, then power your way down the field, using every trick in the book to take your opponents down and drive your way to glorious victory through a mix of blood, sweat, fists and elbows. Speedball 2 Evolution is packed with a huge variety of game modes and features to keep players coming back for more including in-match power-ups, single player tournaments, multiplayer and a full career mode.
Outside of the matches, gamers can also develop a world beating team by upgrading their players, earning cash and then trading them on the transfer market.
Speedball 2 Evolution brings together its unbeatable heritage with high octane, in-depth gameplay to give iOS gamers a gaming experience like never before.
- Multiplayer mode! - Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- Choose from 336 unique players and 28 Teams across 4 Planets
- Over 20 power-ups available
- Retina display HD graphic for iOS 5 and iPad
- Multiple game modes including 10 Season Career Mode and 10 Single Player Game Modes
- Full Player transfer market and upgrades
- Game Center enabled
- Choice of intuitive tilt and virtual joystick controls
Published under license from The Bitmap Brothers by Tower Studios in association with Vivid Games
What's New in Version 1.3.1
Added official support for iPad 3
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Always felt the original needed some minor tweaking, as opposed to some of the overhauls we've seen over the years. I love the original graphics and sound, and the additions of the inter-galactic cups and champions league, as well as the new stadiums.
I don't like that you only play all the teams in the league once now as opposed to twice. It seems like the AI isn't as good as it use to be, but the 5 star teams are tough. I also don't like that injuries don't carry over to the gym and next match. Overall though, loads of fun. Wish bitmap would get this perfect already. Nice update though without destroying the great original engine.
Would be fun with non-terrible controls
Let me preface this by saying that I've played a ton of this game and I've really enjoyed it.
However, it is seriously hampered by its terrible control scheme. Whoever decided that a migrating joystick is a good idea and should be actively added to the game is bad at designing games and should be excluded from making gameplay decisions ever again. Other issues include apparent input lag and poor player switching AI. There might be more elegant play styles possible, but I only ever succeeded by punching the other team to death in order to score. 3/5 stars.
Retro arcade fun with wonky controls
I wasn't aware this was an old game but that also explains why it has such charm. It's a little difficult maneuvering the players with any kind of precision in Speedball 2 since the controls are kinda wonky but it's not too bad. And it's probably asking too much but it'd be nice if the game were updated to take advantage of the iPhone 4 display size (and get rid of those black bars). But seeing how Speedball 2 hasn't had a content update in over a year, I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for one.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Apr 10, 2012
- Version: 1.3.1
- Size: 97.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Tower Studios
- Speedball ©1990 The Bitmap Brothers, all rights reserved. The Bitmap Brothers name and logo is a Trademark of The Bitmap Brothers which is whole owned by Michael J Montgomery.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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