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Robot Unicorn Attack is an online " endless running " video game featured on the Adult Swim and Flashline Games website. The game was produced by Spiritonin Media Games and was released in February 4, The game's soundtrack is the song " Always ," by the British band Erasurein its " mix" version.
With one million plays within the first week of its release,  Robot Unicorn Attack is one of the most popular and most played games featured on Adult Swim. As a result of its popularity, Adult Swim has made official merchandise for the game, and has released it on the App Store and Google Play. Robot Unicorn Attack is a sidescrolling platform game in which the user controls the movement of a robotic unicorn in a manner similar to Canabalta game released in Points are earned with play time, by collecting pixiesand by destroying crystal stars by dashing through them.
As the game progresses, the stage slides faster. Jumps and dashes can be chained together while the unicorn is airborne. The player has three lives referred to as "wishes"and the sum of the scores from each life count for the player's final score. Due to the game's popularity, Adult Swim released Robot Unicorn Attack T-shirt ;   this was the first time Adult Swim had released game-related merchandise. Heavy Metalan alternate version of the game featuring different visuals and music, for iPhone later publishing it to Adultswim.
Heavy Metal was made available on Facebook alongside its original counterpart, as a single application. Christmas Edition was released on Adultswim. Robot Unicorn Attack Evolution plays identically to the original, but after three stars are broken in a row four in a row in the Facebook versionthe Robot Unicorn evolves into other robotic creatures. There are also multiple fairies per platform.
In the Facebook version, the player must keep breaking stars in order to transform to the next animal; missing a star will cause the animal to revert to the unicorn. Retro Unicorn Attacka version of the game styled after popular video games in the 8-bit erawas released in The core gameplay and controls remain the same as in the original browser game, but the game also adds a number of new features. Missions can be completed to unlock new content and abilities. The game also adds enemies, including giant golems.
Egyptian- and medieval-themed unicorns were introduced in an update, as well as the new threat of solar geysers. The unicorn itself is much more detailed and fluid, and the painted backgrounds also have much more depth and detail.
This is the first Robot Unicorn Attack to include in-game purchases; the player can buy credits to upgrade his or her unicorn and additional sound-packs. It'd be like decapitating the Mona Lisa. It merges with the sparkles of sound effects and the explosions of light and makes it complete. Combining the game with the internet meme, Nyan Cat involving a cat with the body of a Pop-Tart flying through space and leaving a trail of rainbowsa parody game called Nyanicorn was created that mimicked the style of Robot Unicorn Attack, including the gameplay.
Rainbow Dash is known to draw a trail of rainbow mid-flight, similar to the Robot Unicorn. Ivan Williams of 1UP. It involves pressing two buttons. It is undoubtedly the greatest game of all time which features a Robot Unicorn, unless you're a metalhead who digs its sequel. Scott Sharkey of UGO Networks said that while "the aesthetic is a good gag for a few minutes", the important point of Robot Unicorn Attack is that "the game itself is addictive enough to last much, much longer.
At least, until someone catches you playing and ribs you about it for the next week or so. If you've not yet done so, I heartily urge you to go try it. In a review of the iPhone version of the game, CNN writer Topher Kohan concluded, "Easy-to-use controls, great soundtrack, the ability to turn the sound off and get useful feedback via vibrate and fun in-game tidbits. This feels like a game you'll put on your phone, then pull out to play again and again.
I can't wait to press Z to chase my dreams again", to which reviewer Bajo responded, "I'm not sure how to score it after that. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement.
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