There are quite a few reviews online now for Savage Moon on PS3 and on PSP. We thought we’d collect together a few of our favourite to share with you…
Nextgn.com (written by cocomello): “Savage Moon is not for everyone, but if you’re a tower defense fan or you want to try this genre – this is the one to get. It has its value with 12 levels and online leaderboards. There’s no multiplayer, but I don’t see the need for it. It’s got a lot of depth, and is a must download on PSN.” Awarded 88%
Ps3center.net (written by Shak) “Savage Moon shines in the audio department; great enemy sound effects, and a fitting soundtrack really add to the gameplay experience. The graphics are fantastic for a PlayStation Network title; the artistic style of enemies and environments is reminiscent of the movie Starship Troopers….Savage Moon is a fantastic tower defense game, and I personally have no major issues with it.” Awarded 8/10
Tech-gaming.com (written by DesertEagle) “Upgrading individual weapon turrets or global technology is easily handled by a few instinctive presses on the d-pad. Within minutes, I had felt comfortable with the controls and began testing the effectiveness of my alien killing networks. Fortunately, the game’s learning curve is relatively long tailed; Savage Moon’s focus is on fun rather that frustration.” Awarded B+
Videogamer.com (written by Wesley Yin-Poole) “Savage Moon won’t be for everyone. It certainly won’t be for anyone who doesn’t first and foremost enjoy the tower defence genre as a whole. It’s great value, offering 12 levels and online leaderboards. … Savage Moon offers a unique and refreshing counterpoint to the cutesy tower defence games the market seems to be flooded with at the moment.” Awarded 8/10
Playstation Portable Reviews:
Videogamer.com (written by Wesley Yin-Poole) “The Hera Campaign’s strength lies with the core Tower Defence gameplay. It’s great because it’s easy to learn but hard to master. Your success depends on careful planning, clever strategy and skill adaptation. … The Hera Campaign is a wonderful addition to the portable Tower Defence family, and a perfect fit on the PSP.” Awarded 8/10
Sanctuary4gamers.com (written by SimbaDoozle) “The lasting appeal for this game is enormous, even when all Imoons are completed, players can change the difficulty and make it more of a challenge for themselves. “Vengeance Mode” has also been added, which in essence is never ending, putting the player to the ultimate test in endurance gaming. This time around, multiplayer is not present, it would be great to have, but fingers crossed it will make an appearance in the next Savage Moon installment. Overall, this game is a steal at only £6.49 and is a credit to the talent at FluffyLogic, definitely a buy.” Awarded 8.8/10
Junikegamer.com (written by Iain Alexander) “And that’s the beauty of Savage Moon. Just like its PS3 bigger brother it’s a solid and engrossing game which, despite being insanely hard in places (nearly enough to put you off), will keep you occupied for quite some time and give you a good amount of enjoyment in the process. For £6.29 it’s a steal, and if you love it that much you can even pick up free Savage Moon PSP themes on the PSN store. Bargain.” Awarded 4.5/5
Bone-idle.ie “The game has been specifically made for the PSP rather than just ported and as all ways once its made for the PSP the games turn out very good and this is no exception. … Savage moon the Hera Campaign can be downloaded from the PSN directly to you PSP now for an impressive 7.99 euro this is an absolute bargain I haven’t been able to put this game down Im shattered today as I stayed up until 4 am trying to recapture a moon I has lost only going to sleep after my battery died !!.” Awarded 94%
How do you find a good game for your iPhone? A familiar problem; how do we find the information we need out of all the irrelevant noise out there? There are over 100,000 apps available for the iPhone and there are ten-of-thousands of games amongst them. You can use the existing methods listed on the iPhone; the top sellers, the top rated etc. but these tend to pick and reinforce the same few names. What if you want a recommendation; a real opinion? We suggest Twitter. However, if you put ‘iPhone’ into Twitter you are deluged with data. Far too much data to ever make sense of it. FluffyLogic has built ‘TopTweetGames’ to do just that – to deal with this data overload. Their system takes the raw Twitter feed, searches it for people tweeting about their favourite iPhone games and creates a chart based on the tweet buzz generated. The chart changes constantly, delivering the ongoing stream of live data in an easy to read, accessible and useful way.
FluffyLogic’s Ana Kronschnabl said, “This is an exciting bit of technology – the raw twitter feed is a bit like staring into the Matrix – it is an information overload! Yet, buried within that data are nuggets of useful information; opinions from gamers about the games they love and why. This system allows us to make sense of all of this information, to see the people and the buzz being generated.”
The system is based on FluffyLogic’s own TopTweets system – technology developed in-house to gather any form of data from Twitter. FluffyLogic’s Ana Kronschnabl said, “We are currently using the TopTweets system to gather data about games because we develop and love games, but we also have plans to use this technology to gather data on other topics. Twitter is a great way of listening in, it is like putting your ear to the door of the current zeit geist. A useful ability for anyone wanting to know what is being said and why.”
TopTweetGames is available as a website at http://www.toptweets.mobi and a free App download from the App Store.
The offical release date is the 22nd December (it was going to be the 24th, but it’s now two days earlier!) for Savage Moon: The Hera Campaign – the PSP invasion of Savage Moon. There are post on the sonly blog that has more information and a trailer of the game here:
You can also see the release annoucnements of the PSP title online;