Mission To Uranus


  • Currently 3.6/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 3.6/5 (45 votes)
| Comments (1) | Views (42)

TrickyMission To UranusLet's talk about Uranus. We can tell from the satellite pictures we have of Uranus, that Uranus is large, gassy, and rotates on a funny tilt. Uranus has only been probed by NASA once, in 1986, and found Uranus to be calm and featureless. But now, gamers everywhere will be exploring Uranus in Pastel Games new Lunar Lander styled physics arcade game: Mission To Uranus.

Seriously though, safely rocketing from Point A to Point B is a tried-and-true premise, and Mission to Uranus does nothing to mess it up. Add to that the evocative landscapes, and the one-button mouse controls which combine perfectly with the well-composed levels, and you're in for a nice time. Be warned, however: your rocket is amazingly touchy to maneuver, and the landing platforms aren't at all forgiving. However, while your skill and patience will be tested, a safe landing is always satisfying. Just be sure to stock up on fuel in early levels, so you don't crash down the line. Uranus has enough debris as it is.

Play Mission To Uranus

1 Comment

Dull and repetitive. With a control scheme which is, well, less then stellar to put it mildly.

Since the only challenge is trying to not run out of gas whose amount carries over to the next level, and since there's no way to know what awaits you in the latter levels, I felt no motivation to be collecting points and risk starting over again from scratch. So in the end everything boiled down to plowing through a series of unremarkable levels until the game decides it's enough. Thankfully it doesn't take too long to reach that point, which I guess is one of the few pluses I can give it.

Fix the control scheme so the lateral movement has a limit, get more inspired with your level design and for Pete's sake get rid of the irritating gas mechanic and make each level a self-contained challenge. I'm pretty sure this would improve the game tenfold.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
515 Views
0 Comments
Monsters &amp; Medicine> Satori Get the door, because it's a throng of monsters demanding your... medical treatment? Build your hospital while bringing life to the dying in this adorable turn-based strategy game from Clockwork Acorn that's good for what ails ya.  ...
624 Views
4 Comments
March> Dora Everyone needs money, fast cars, good grades... but what might you miss if you only focus on what you have in front of you? This short but sweet interactive art piece follows one man through his life and asks the same question.  ...
2,671 Views
9 Comments
Alexandria Escape> Johnny123 This escape game plops you into ancient Alexandria and has you muddle your way out. Bookshelves, statues, steam machines, and weapons all factor in to your daring point and click adventure.  ...
635 Views
6 Comments
Notebook Wars Saga> Tricky It's the famed shooter series that transforms "shock and awe!" into "shock and draw!" Francisco Ferreres' Notebook Wars returns with the first Unity installment of the series: Notebook Wars Saga. The transition to a new engine means losing a lot of the features fans of the series have grown used to, but those looking for a stripped-down throwback or fun on a mobile screen should enjoy this new iteration of shooty fun.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!