DescriptionThe big city of Collosatropolis has reached the limits of its expansion. The Collostropolan leaders have decided to solve the problem by invading the neighboring country of Mungola. Since Mungolans are simple, earthy types they don’t expect much of a struggle. Mungola’s defense force consists only of a single squadron of fighter planes – the F-27 Platypus.
Platypus is a side-scrolling shooter, where you use your little space craft to blast the enemy ships. Shooting some formations gives the player weapon upgrades for twenty seconds. All models in the game were designed in clay, photographed and then digitally coloured. There are 20 levels in four different worlds each with their own themes and enemies.
The PSP version includes minor changes. It adds worlds, ships, and enemies not in the original game, constructed from existing graphics, with new movement patterns. The weapon balancing and bonus scoring system have been changed. Enhancements include a save system, a new Survival mode and Wi-Fi multiplayer action for 2 players.
- "Платипус: Пластилиновая Угроза" -- Russian spelling
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|Assembled nicely for an old style.||Windows||Tyler Szabo (6)|
The Press Says
|MacLife||iPhone||Jan 05, 2009||80|
|TouchGen||iPhone||Dec 14, 2008||80|
|Slide to Play||iPhone||Jun 11, 2009||3 out of 4||75|
|Pocket Gamer UK||iPhone||Dec 11, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|GameSpy||PSP||Jan 03, 2007||70|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Windows||Jun 13, 2002||70 out of 100||70|
|Defunct Games||PSP||Feb 01, 2007||65 out of 100||65|
|Clubic||Windows||Jun 02, 2008||60|
|Gamers' Temple, The||PSP||2006||60 out of 100||60|
|G4 TV: X-Play||PSP||Feb 08, 2007||40|
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TriviaThe game's soundtrack is provided by C64Audio.com, and includes remixes of C64 tracks such as Wizball, Parallax, Comic Bakery, and Sanxion from Rob Hubbard, Martin Galway, and others. It is unclear however if permission was granted to use songs from these original games.
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