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The Thing: Flame Thrower

By NBC Universal, Inc.

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Antarctica: home of an isolated outpost where the discovery of an alien becomes a mission of survival. The shape-shifting create can mimic anything it touches and you must keep it from killing you.

Use your flamethrower and watch your back as THE THING starts attacking you but be careful, you only have a limited amount of fuel to protect yourself.

What's New in Version 1.3

Localization for United Kingdom


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Customer Reviews


While the little mini-game can get intense at times (especially when you play alone in a dark room) it can be pretty fun but it's still lack. But a mini-game is all it really is. I really wish someone actually made a full game based on The Thing. And just the basic two enemy types gets boring. Add more, and some should have more health while others crawl faster. This could be an actually game if you allowed players to actually walk around the building while trying to escape. The infect me mode is terrible. It's boring, it needs more options, and the out come should be random, not the same thing. I suggest watching the movies, but unless your extremely bored, skip this app (besides there are a lot better apps).


Add more ways to infect yourself, not just that one face split option. Please? Like different splits in the face, or at least one whole body option

Fun game

If you like the movie you'll like this mini game too.

The Thing: Flame Thrower
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated: Nov 15, 2011
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 19.5 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: NBC Universal, Inc.
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
  • Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, 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 with Retina display, and iPad mini with Retina display Wi-Fi + Cellular.

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