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Fling Pong - The Planets

Fling Pong - The Planets
  • #: 177974
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: 2011-03-23
  • Current Version: 1.4
  • 1.4 (iOS 4.0 Tested)
  • Size: 16.60 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: AppStar Games Inc.
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © AppStar Games Inc.
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From the creative team at AppStar Games comes Fling Pong - The Planets.


"Solid physics make it a snap to learn... The musical score for Fling Pong - The Planets takes iPhone soundtracks to a whole new level. Musically, Fling Pong feels like a lost snippet from Fantasia. It's epic and overpowering... Fling Pong - The Planets should be considered money well spent."


"The presentation is very well done, with great looking graphics and excellent music... Fling Pong - The Planets is also pretty darn fun, and with 32 levels, OpenFeint integration and a phenomenal musical score, it should keep you entertained for some time."


“Sounds like fun? Indeed it is... I find the game to be an excellent casual game on the iPhone, with nice graphics and a unique gameplay mechanic that I’ve not seen anywhere else.”



Featuring out-of-this-world graphics taken from actual Hubble Telescope imagery, Fling Pong -The Planets takes you to another galaxy of arcade fun. The object of the game is simple; bounce a ping pong ball toward a wall of target holes in an attempt to get the ball in the hole. In "The Planets" the target holes are represented by the 8 planets of our Solar System (sorry, Pluto). Early game play presents the Planets in beautiful static imagery, with the game progressing through waves of dramatic planetary motion. Skilled players are aided by the later availability of "Free Shot Rockets", guided missile ping pong balls with an uncanny ability to track planetary motion.

Fling Pong -The Planets features include:

- 32 unique levels of mind-boggling arcade challenge organized over 8 Stages

- Gorgeous graphics based on actual Hubble Telescope imagery

- A dynamic musical score featuring excerpts from the renowned classical score Holst: The Planets

- The ability to navigate the game via stages, with individual high scores for each stage.

- The Open Feint social gaming platform, including high score leader boards, achievements and friend-to-friend integration through Facebook and Twitter

- Sound and Music volume controls

AppStar Games is the new publishing company from the creative team of David Crane and Garry Kitchen, former Activision designers and video game legends. Fling Pong - The Planets is designed by Garry Kitchen, a former Video Game Designer of the year, well known for his previous work including the Atari home version of "Donkey Kong", "Garry Kitchen's GameMaker" and "Keystone Kapers". David Crane is the co-founder of Activision and author of some of the most beloved video games of all time, including "Pitfall", "Pitfall 2: Lost Caverns", "Freeway", "The Activision Decathlon", and "A Boy and His Blob". Kitchen and Crane are joined at AppStar Games by an esteemed team of industry veterans, including Roger Booth, game technologist extraordinaire, and Bill Wentworth, a world class graphic and game designer.

Watch for more great iPhone and iPad games coming from AppStar Games!

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Rated 1/5 based on 3 customer reviews.


3/5 stars

Kind of fun!

I liked it, graphics are nice too.

0/5 stars

Lame not worthy of one star

Way toooooo easy. There are better games than this one!!! DELETE

0/5 stars


The one and only reason to play is for the Openfeint achievements, once you have those or if you don't care, you might as well delete it. Looks like it took a whole six hours to make, with no gameplay variation. It's only "addictive" if you're a shill.

I suppose it would have been awesome on atari 2600, when the creators were in their prime... 30 years ago.

Would have been 2 stars until I saw Crane and Kitchen shilling their own game here.


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