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Challenging physics-based game Piloteer has been named Apple's App of the Week, and as a result, it's available to download for free for the first time since it launched in June of 2015.

In Piloteer, the goal is to navigate a jetpack-wearing inventor through three gameplay environments to complete a series of 60 missions. Piloteer's tap-based controls are easy to grasp but difficult to master, so the inventor spends a lot of time being flung around and crashing to the ground in a heap of limbs.

Blending elements of both physics and trick-based games, players will need to maneuver their state-of-the-art jetpack through the skies while completing a myriad of increasingly difficult missions to change public perceptions.

Players will find themselves immersed in a wholly integrated physics simulation, making the beautiful world around them feel dynamic, unpredictable, and alive.
Along with Career mode for completing missions, Piloteer also includes a Free Fly mode and a series of GameCenter achievements to earn.

Piloteer will be available from the App Store for free for the next week. [Direct Link]

Article Link: Physics-Based Game 'Piloteer' Named App of the Week, Available for Free
 

Jessica Lares

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This is the same developer behind Pivot and Polymer BTW.

Inverting the controls made a huge difference for me. I'm already fed up after getting to the "Do a backflip and land" mission though. :mad: :oops:
 

Reason077

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I can tell by looking at the trailer video that I will not like this game! Looks very frustrating!

(I did enjoy the previous free game of the week ... the text adventure one, "Lifeline". Good story telling)
 

decafjava

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I can tell by looking at the trailer video that I will not like this game! Looks very frustrating!

(I did enjoy the previous free game of the week ... the text adventure one, "Lifeline". Good story telling)
Lifeline is brilliant, I went and bought the sequel. A nice change from all the platformers/endless runners/cool graphic-battery killer/freemium garbage polluting the app store.
 
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mrgraff

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After about 15 minutes of randomly tapping the screen, desperately pretending that I was making some kind of progress, I deleted it. It's like Flappy Bird meets QWOP.
 

NY Guitarist

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After about 15 minutes of randomly tapping the screen, desperately pretending that I was making some kind of progress, I deleted it. It's like Flappy Bird meets QWOP.

Exactly my take too.

This isn't for me.
 
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