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Breakout Hero

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A juicy remake of Breakout/Arkanoid with 15 levels and a high-score list. Created as part of a long-running video tutorial series. If you want to learn how to make a game like this, check out this playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLea8cjCua_P0qjjiG8G5FBgqwpqMU7rBk

How to Play
You control the pad at the bottom of the screen. You need to destroy the bricks by hitting them with a ball. If the ball leaves the bottom of the screen you lose. You need to move your pad left and right to keep the ball on the screen.

If you move the pad while you hit the ball, you can change the angle of the ball's trajectory. There are also different powerups, which appear when you destroy a blue block.

Controls
- Use the cursor keys to move left or right
- Use the X, M or V key to confirm (X)
- Use the Z, N or C key to cancel (O)
- You might need to click on the game for it to gain focus

Powerups
- Orange = Slow - Slows down time
- White = Extra Life - Gives you an additional extra life
- Green = Sticky - Makes you pad sticky. It makes the ball stick to the paddle so you can launch it again
- Blue = Expand - Expands the size of your pad
- Black = Reduce - Shrinks you pad but also gives you a 10x score modifier
- Red = Megaball - Lets the ball smash through blocks without changing direction
- Yellow = Multiball - Splits the ball into two balls. You only lose a life if you lose your last ball

Sudden Death - if there are only 3 bricks left when the ball hits the pad, the game goes into Sudden Death mode. Bricks will start blinking as they are about to explode. If you hit a brick while it's blinking, you'll get extra points.

Scoring
Hitting multiple bricks in a row increases your score multiplier to a maximum of 7x. Hitting the ball with the pad resets the multiplier back to 1x.

Losing all lives resets your score to 0, but you can continue playing. For the highest score possible, try finishing the game without losing your lives.

For an additional challenge and even more points, press up or down on the start screen for Fast Mode.

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Resurrecting underrated games from the dead deserves infinite stars. Too bad there's no such thing, so in the meantime all my kudos r belong to you!

The game was a great game for short or long bursts of game play. This game took regular breakout and put a twist on it. If you could please put it on a mobile device, I would love to play it on the go if i could. Awesome job, keep up the good work.

Pretty great music, sound effects, game mechanic and design! amazing

Bad level design, they're moments were the game slows down and you don't hit a target and the power ups are useless, there's no point to add power ups if they don't help the player.

Love the style and almost musical gameplay

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Uploaded
Jul 7, 2018
2:27 PM EDT
Genre
Action - Other
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  • Daily 2nd Place July 9, 2018