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Game, Simple Shooter for WP7
XDA member magohlor presents a game in the style of the old arcade games for your Windows Phone 7. Simple Shooter offers a simple Asteroids-like spaceship that the player maneuvers using the accelerometer while shooting various geometrical shapes coming towards it. The game takes classic elements and combines it with a simple interface. Updates to come include: more shapes and more ship levels.
Get it for free on the marketplace.
Originally posted by magohlor
[APP] Simple Shooter- [Released -12/15/2010]
App: Simple Shooter – Free!
Play as a spaceship shooter as you target a wave of circles, squares, and triangles. Takes classic elements and combines it with a simple interface. This is Simple Shooter.
You can find more information in the game thread.
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