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Explore an alien planet in a mission to clear it of enemy threats, ready for a new human colony. Pixel rich game with cool twists.

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0ZAZU0ZAZU

Rated 4 / 5 stars December 14, 2010

lol

i found a glitch where if you held down the fire button as you died youll keep shooting



DannyLenstarDannyLenstar

Rated 3 / 5 stars December 14, 2010

nice but

i explored a major bug after defeating on of the turrets at the gatekeeper in the northeast and dieing before i could kill the gatekeeper or obtaining, so i didnt saw the boss and proably never will ..
stil very nice
i would have liked music too :D



newbiestnewbiest

Rated 1.5 / 5 stars December 14, 2010

sparse...

This is a good beginning. Take some time developing a story, a land, a hero; rather than charging into a flash programming "dare..."



gmerrimentgmerriment

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars December 13, 2010

Short but sweet

As a huge fan of the action-adventure genre, I often fly into foamy-mouthed rants about games getting mis-classified-I hate it when Legend of Zelda is called an Action RPG and I hate it even more when FPS titles get the Action-Adventure label. Having played Blue Knight, I have another title to point to and say, "This is a great example of an action-adventure game."

It's short and simple, yes, and I'm not entirely sure where the advertised "cool twists" were (I expected something along the lines of Endeavor's depressing endings), but overall it's smooth and entertaining and a great example of the genre.

There are a couple of complaints I have, however. First of all, there was a distinct lack of music. I like the review below that suggested putting a Sonic tune to it. Couldn't there have been something, even a moody ambient loop, to add some atmosphere? The constant wind that blows (even underground...) only serves to make the game, not the world, seem empty.

The game's description also describes a "pixel rich game" but the graphics are pretty monotonous. They stay the same drab colors throughout the entire environment. How about a little variety to spice things up?

In fact, the lack of music, old-school graphics and sound effects all add up to make this game feel very Atari-and for me that isn't a good thing. It evokes memories of E.T. and Indiana Jones, of Haunted House and Adventure. It makes the game feel old and outdated instead of retro, which is unfortunate because there's no reason to have no music-Newgrounds is filled with great musical talent who offer their stuff for free. Assuming the graphics were developed by the developer, the lack of graphical variety is just lazy.

Overall a good game, but it needs some polishing to break free of the 1983 hole it's stuck in.


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CrazyHaneCrazyHane

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars December 13, 2010

I think it was fun!

I played Sonic music in the background, it became more enthusiastic that way. It should have music of its own, though.
One of those guys down below is right: there weren't any twists at all.
(Thanks to all those experimental games, now I can think of is about the past life of the aliens. It's not their fault I mercilessly ended their lifes. xD)