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  • Summary: *** 4 out of 4 - Must Have - slidetoplay.com ***
    *** 5 out of 5 stars on Appspy.com ***
    *** 5 out of 5 stars on iFanzine.com *** *** 4,5 out of Five stars at Qwertyhub.com *** IMPORTANT! 6th Planet does NOT run on iPhone 1st gen iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPod 2G! FRENCH, SPANISH AND GERMAN
    *** 4 out of 4 - Must Have - slidetoplay.com ***
    *** 5 out of 5 stars on Appspy.com ***
    *** 5 out of 5 stars on iFanzine.com ***
    *** 4,5 out of Five stars at Qwertyhub.com ***

    IMPORTANT! 6th Planet does NOT run on iPhone 1st gen iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPod 2G!
    FRENCH, SPANISH AND GERMAN LANGUAGE VERSION COMING SOON!

    6th Planet tells the story of a near future, where the planet Saturn suddenly changes into a possible place for humans to live. To find out what is going on, a monkey is sent into space. This is the beginning of a series of events that will determine mankind’s future.

    The goal of the game is to guide your space pod to the landing site on the other side of the level. With only two buttons to work with, it is a simple concept that’s easy to pick up, but hard to master. The Story Mode contains 50 levels, divided across 7 worlds. This stands for at least four hours of gameplay. If you succeed in finishing this mode, you unlock the Master levels, which is a collection of very challenging levels for you to try out. This mode will be updated in the future with more content.

    The comic story, in between the levels, consists of a total of 188 screens, which is two comic books worth of images. The story is co-written and drawn by the studio that’s responsible for the Oscar nominated animation films The Triplets of Belleville and The Secret of Kells. Screens are colored by Raymund Lee, famous for his work on Marvel’s Wolverine series.

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  1. Mar 5, 2011
    100
    6th Planet merges a great storyline with simple gameplay to create a relaxing and enjoyable gaming experience.
  2. Mar 5, 2011
    100
    But when you succeed and complete a level, you feel like you've earned it. If you're not squeamish about a heavy challenge, reach for the stars, space traveler.
  3. Mar 5, 2011
    90
    Combining simple controls with a variety of game modes and an engaging comic-book style backstory presentation makes for a surprisingly compelling game.
  4. Mar 7, 2011
    80
    The feel of the controls takes some getting used to and there are several levels that will try your patience, but the excellent atmosphere and clever challenges make 6th Planet a space trip worth embarking on.
  5. Mar 14, 2011
    80
    Aside from that, 6th Planet is a great example of what creative folks can do with iOS. We look forward to Monkube's next project.
  6. Mar 8, 2011
    80
    A great title to play if you're a fan of Lunar Landing style games. It offers a perfectly pitched difficulty curve and its developers haven't forgotten to consider presentational aspects, as demonstrated by the sterling comic book and soundtrack.
  7. Mar 10, 2011
    70
    Not immediately a perfect fit, 6th Planet's fusion of Lunar Lander style play with its collection of comic strips proves to be a winning formula in the long run.

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