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  • Amazing graphics
  • Incredibly addictive
  • Original gameplay and challenging
  • Free version is short
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"Orbital Colors in the Sky"

Reviewed by / Sep 28, 2012

Destroy the orbitals with 5 hits in order to

Orbital is now available for Android and it's a puzzle game where the only thing that matters is to score points by destroying orbs.

What do you need to do? Shoot the orbs onto a grid; the orb will grow until it hits an obstacle so you need to shoot the orb several times with the following orbs until it's destroyed, which will make you win a points. But there's one rule: the shot can't hit the death line above the cannon. At first it might seem a bit hard to understand but once you get that you need to hit the orb five times in order to destroy it and that it can't touch the bottom line, everything gets more clear.

The graphics are amazing and you can play by yourself or with a friend, which makes the game even more interesting and full of features. Besides, there are three game modes: Gravitu, Pure and Supernova, which adds more effects and makes it even more exciting to play.

bitforge Ltd. is the developer of Orbital FREE and the premium version which has other features like trying to beat online players. The only complaint we have is that every time you lose, you need to go back to the main menu in order to start again, which is kind of annoying.

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Developer's original description available here
The critically acclaimed hit-game! Get this amazing 1-thumb experience and see for yourself. ORBITAL is an addicting and challenging puzzle game with just one goal: score points by destroying orbs. A simple puzzle game for everyone! Enjoy the beautiful visual effects, the great sound and of course the addicting gameplay anytime in short sessions.
Orbital has until now won several prices and was among the top ten games in Japan, Norway, Switzerland and other countries. The New York Times mentioned it as one of those applications making your smartphone magical and featured it as one of the games which are worth downloading. So what are you waiting for? Give it a try !
- Single & Two player mode
- 3 game modes: Gravity, Pure & Supernova
- enhanced with haptic feedback powered by Immersion
- Beautiful particle effects
- All-time & 24 Hours online Leader board
- Facebook connection: Compare with your friends on Facebook
Awards and Prizes:
*Game of the Year denki.co.uk
*Winner DiscoveryBeats Apps Contest
*Silver Award pocketGamer.co.uk


- jayisgames.com

- pocketgamer.co.uk

«A picnic to understand, but a marathon to get beyond the first few minutes, Orbital's simple style is perfect for those looking for fill the odd spare moment.» 8/10
- Keith Andrew (pocketgamer.co.uk)
«While there are already a few games that share the same gameplay mechanics as Orbital, none of them look anywhere near as cool.»
- Eli Hodapp (toucharcade.com)
«BitForge has managed to combine the addictive gameplay of Peggle and the beauty of Geometry Wars, two digital forms of crack, into one easy to use package.»
- Chad George (thatvideogameblog.com)
«Orbital takes simple gameplay and dresses it up with a unique “gravity” feature and enhanced graphics. The game can be very frustrating at times, but that won’t keep you from coming back for another try.» 4/5
- Will Raskin (148apps.com)
«Orbital has got fantastic graphics and unfussy features. Come to think of it, there are really no negative points about the game. Good going, Bitforge!» 5/5
- Yoyo (iphonefootprint.com)
Shoot the colorful orbs onto a grid. As soon as the orb stops it will grow until it hits an obstacle (wall or another orb on the playing field). Now you have to shoot the orb several times with the following orbs until it’s destroyed. Every destroyed orb grants you one single point. You could collect endless points but there is one difficulty: The shot mustn’t hit the death line above the cannon. If it does, the game is over! How many points can you get?

ORBITAL is based on Gimme Friction Baby by Wouter Visser.

Recently changed in this version

- Several bugs fixed
If you have any problems in playing Orbital on your phone don’t hesitate to contact us! We’ll try to fix it asap.

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Comments and ratings for Orbital
  • (72)

    by Trion Slashdot on 26/03/2015

    The only thing that makes you lose in this game is just you doing a wrong move :D fun to pass time by playing this game. There is a reason why I have made it a system app :)

  • (72)

    by jon hanson on 04/03/2015

    Mind-crack from one-hit wonder Bitforge. Gameplay is basic and it does get a little repetitive after a while, but it is very addictive. The in-game statistics tell me I have lost nearly a week of my life on this wretched game.

  • (72)

    by ikuto rei yuri on 02/03/2015

    Kills 10% of battery within 5 mins of play with sound and vibration turned off on my Samsung galaxy tab S

  • (72)

    by Ray Green on 13/12/2014

    I played this on my iPhone for a number of years. It is just as solid on Android. It's funny how the three categories are set up in a different order on each platform.

  • (72)

    by Steve Wildman on 11/12/2014

    Not many games stay on my phone this long. Bought it on ios, now on Android. Both are the same, both are perfect!

  • (72)

    by David Estey on 27/10/2014

    When you have 2-3 minutes and are looking for a good time, this game delivers time and time again.

  • (72)

    by Vernon Payne on 26/10/2014


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