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Chopper Mike
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Genre: Arcade
Platforms: PC, Mac
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Chopper Mike available on Desura!! And.. 10 free copies!!
Description
Release date: April/June 2013
Description
Chopper Mike is a charming, fast-paced, arcade helicopter time trial game featuring super smooth graphics and amazing controls.

Fly through 3 difficulty modes and 48 levels, picking up gems, avoiding collisions, and landing as quickly as you can! Skillful play will be rewarded with mysterious bonus aircraft!

Complete the levels, beat the target times, then replay to beat your best times!

Cross Platform
The game has been developed as a cross-platform game. The initial drive to create the game was to see if it were possible to make an arcade game that controlled as well as a traditional controller-based game, but through a touchscreen. Beyond that I've created a fun and challenging arcade helicopter game. It plays just as well on PC, Mac, or touchscreen based device. It's not a ported iOS game!!! :D In fact, if you are playing on PC or Mac then you'll have a massive screen, sound through proper speakers, and your choice of input device. You are getting the best version, for the price of a mobile game, (which, in real terms, is less than half a pint of beer here in the UK!).

More Info
Game website: http://vamflax.com/ChopperMike/ChopperMikeInfo.html

Features
* Super-responsive controls.
* High quality graphical shaders, (check http://vamflax.com/ChopperMike/ShaderBreakdown.png).
* Minimal load times.
* Instant Restart, for when you're trying to beat your best times.
* 48 levels, split into three difficulty modes.
* 6 playable aircraft, each with their own handling characteristics.
* Beautiful soft shadows.
* Extremely funky music, (which can be turned off, boo!).
* A playable UFO!!

Developer
VAMflax is a one man development company set up by Jamie Lowes. Jamie has worked for Sony, Sega, and Codemasters, working on the handling code for Colin McRae Rally and Sega Rally (Revo). He also worked on the PSP version of Motorstorm. For more details, see www.jamielowesdev.com.

Pricing
The game will be available on iOS and Android on the 22nd of March for £1.49, ($1.99). I'm not sure how Steam pricing works, but it'll be priced as low as it can be so that VAMflax sees the same sort of return per copy.. In other words, it won't cost much! :D
74 Comments
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shadowbear1072 Oct 5 @ 12:43am 
voted
Hyper-X Jul 27 @ 12:03am 
As a massive fan of Platforming games, the unique style of this one caught my eye. You can count on me giving this a whirl once it makes it through greenlight!
Chezz May 24 @ 6:14pm 
I don't know if I'd buy it on steam for sure, but this definatly looks like a great mobile game.
danalyze Feb 14 @ 11:28pm 
Voted:)Wish it will be a success.
Gabriel Oct 25, 2013 @ 9:47am 
Yet another game that should have been uploaded to the concept section first. It really is there for a reason.
[83]Cold|Heat Aug 24, 2013 @ 10:52am 
Looks great for children but no phone game belongs to steam
KrissyRawrz ღ Lee Aug 14, 2013 @ 9:52pm 
Lovely game that would be a nice edition to Steam :) I voted & favourited, good luck!
ScemEnzo Jun 28, 2013 @ 11:06pm 
"It's not a ported iOS game!!! :D" but it's, originally, a phone game.
did you think I would have believed it?
I say NO to your game and take this
legofan94 Jun 9, 2013 @ 10:27am 
guys. no ios games on here. vote no.
kisungan Jun 6, 2013 @ 1:08pm 
No! Phone game!!