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  • Summary: MiniSquadron is a frantic shooter for the iPhone/iPod Touch, involving lots of little planes all vying for supremacy of the skies! Perform loop-the-loops, Immelmann turns and other daring feats of aerial shenanigans with a super fluid control system - experience the joy of freedom in the air!

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    "MiniSquadron is fluid, smooth, and above all, a fantastic plane-based shooter." - 4.5/5 "Fantastic Must-Have" - 148apps

    "It’s one of those games that hits the spot in the ways that matter. Go ahead and skip that delicious McLatte, and buy this exceptional shooting game instead." - 4/4 - SlideToPlay

    "MiniSquadron is one of the most fun experiences on the iPhone, and is not only the best flying game, but already one of the top five games overall." - 5/5 "Absolute Must" - AppAdvice

    "What's most important, though, is that Mini Squadron feels really sweet to play while encouraging addictive replay" - 8/10 - PocketGamer

    "MiniSquadron can be thoroughly recommended both to those who wish to take a trip down memory lane and to those who are new to the 2D dog-fighting genre." - 4/5 - TouchArcade
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    Shoot down enemy planes, bombers, UFOs, ducks, collect a plethora of power-ups - and unlock over 50 types of planes with different weapon types! There's nothing quite like this on the iPhone!

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    FEATURES:
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    - Intuitive touch controls.
    - Stunning graphics and art.
    - Over 50 planes to unlock and collect.
    - 8 Levels of intense combat.
    - 7 different types of weapon to use including BIG Laser!
    - Ducks, Seagulls, UFOs, Devil Planes, Squids!
    - Fluid gameplay systems based on physics
    - More than 8 different pick-ups.
    - Addictive Multiplier System for advanced players.
    - 1 VERSUS 1 Local WiFi Multiplayer.
    - Rock out to the genius of Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaichovsky and other dead composers.
    - Ability to play your own music
    - Survival Mode
    - More JOY
    - OpenFeint Enabled - Online Scoreboards and more!

    Use these links to keep up to date with news and other amusing thoughts on MiniSquadron and possibly other things (like cats and ramen):
    www.minisquadron.com
    twitter.com/mrfungfung
    minisquadron.blogspot.com
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  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
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  1. Feb 17, 2011
    100
    MiniSquadron deserves all the respect and adoration in the world. It's one of those games that hits the spot in the ways that matter. Go ahead and skip that delicious McLatte, and buy this exceptional shooting game instead.
  2. Feb 17, 2011
    90
    MiniSquadron is an elegant, intuitive 2D shooter that should delight genre fans and total newbies alike. The difficulty is well balanced, the presentation is great, and blowing stuff up is just daggone fun.
  3. Feb 17, 2011
    90
    Mini Squadron is a fantastic shooter. Combining a retro feel, with something that feels fresh and new. Add in great pick-up-and-play gameplay and a hectic multiplayer experience (local only), and I can't recommend it enough for shooter fans.
  4. Feb 17, 2011
    80
    It is a well-rounded package that can be breezed through in a couple of hours, but offers you replayability as you unlock and learn to master the many different planes composing your sizable squadron.
  5. Feb 17, 2011
    80
    Offers the pick-up-and-playability of the old skool shooter, combined with great graphics and surprising deep gameplay.
  6. Mar 6, 2011
    80
    As much as we want to apply the 5-Dimple tag to this game, its lack of online multiplayer and leaderboards currently drops MiniSquadron to a solid 4-Dimple score.
  7. Feb 17, 2011
    80
    It's a simple game, then, but an extremely polished and engaging one.
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