Released: July 2, 2010 (IOS), June 10, 2011 (Mac), November 2012 (Android) Publisher: Chillingo
Developer: Angry Mob Games Formats: IOS, Mac, Android Genre: Action
Predators is a 2010 tie-in game developed by Angry Mob Games, who later went onto develop AvP: Evolution, and published by Chillingo for IOS, Mac and Android. It was originally released for IOS in 2010, before landing on Mac a year later and on Android over two years later.
Play as the Predator in this officially licensed game based on the latest chapter of the hit franchise PREDATORS™! Hone your hunting techniques to lethal precision as you earn full membership in the Predators clan by tracking down and eliminating packs of human killers, and defending yourself against even deadlier enemies…
YOU ARE THE PREDATOR
These humans are the most dangerous killers on the planet…but it’s not their planet. This planet is a game preserve and they are the prey. Pit your incredible Predator strength, stealth, and alien technology against the killer instincts of the nine deadliest human beings alive; mercenaries, assassins, death-squad soldiers, cartel enforcers, black ops snipers, and more… Prove you are the ultimate Predator. Begin the hunt and end their lives.
No enemy is more dangerous than your own kind. Defend yourself against 3 powerful and distinct Berserker Predators determined to exterminate your clan. Fend off the dangerous Tracker Predator with his ferocious dogs, the Falconer Predator and his vicious hawks, before facing off against your ultimate nemesis–the Super Black Predator.
COLLECT YOUR TROPHIES
Take out your targets and claim your trophies – the heads of your human prey – while unlocking new alien technologies and weaponry to complete the hunt. Strike your targets swiftly and silently, separating them from their group and eliminating them one-by-one. Turn your kills into Achievements, utilizing the new fully-integrated Game Center to brag about your gruesome victories.
Use your Stealth Generator and vanish with chameleon-like transparency, then turn on your Thermal Vision while you pull out the big guns. Use long-range cannons, lethal Smart Discs, Razor Whip, the sadistic Net Gun, and of course your deadly wrist-blade and spears. These nasty blades give new meaning to the phrase, “Get to the chopper!”
The new razor whip is sure to become a Predators best friend; visceral and varied in its applications, the innovative controls make it a breeze to slice, lacerate and entangle your enemies with its serrated blades. New combo attacks mean there are a myriad of gory ways to butcher your enemies, whether they be human or Predator.
Use the elements and your surroundings to gain the “upper claw” in a campaign mode of 31 intense and hostile alien environments ranging from eerie killing grounds to dense jungle. Environments really do come to life using iPhone 4’s Retina display and the iPad’s superb High Definition visual
Predators iPhone Gameplay Video Review
Predators received positive reviews, praising the controls, faithfulness to the film series and classic Predator gameplay. Some criticism was aimed the lack of variety in the levels but you get a lot for your money, considering the low price.
TouchArcadegave the game a positive review saying “Predators is a faithful rendition of the source material, checking off all the gory boxes to satisfy even the headiest of cult followers. More importantly however, Predators successfully combines fun melee combat, light stealth gameplay and missions acutely based on the Predator arsenal to offer a different and engaging Predator gameplay experience on the iOS device.”
IGNwas equally as positive, scoring it 8.5/10 saying “Predators succeeds for a number of reasons, such as great controls. But what really puts it over the top is that it knows exactly what you want out of a Predator game. You don’t want to collect stuff. You don’t want puzzles. You want to maim, shred, and murder. You want to feel as powerful as a Predator.”