Take control of a virtual organism in this unique indie arcade title, while unlocking Steam Achievements and climbing the leaderboards!
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特别好评 (51 篇评测) - 51 篇用户的游戏评测中有 80% 为好评。
发行日期: 2010年8月19日

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Get ready for a brand new experience! Take control of a virtual organism, develop your moves and become one with the swarm – then the game has only just begun. Swarm Arena’s fresh and deep gameplay is a journey from relaxing aesthetics over mind-blowing action to pure tactics. Be fast. Be precise. Or simply enjoy the experience.

Play it YOUR way.


Key features:

  • Brand new gameplay experience
  • Ranked online multiplayer battles
  • 2 independent gameplay modes
  • 5 unique A.I.s
  • Evolutionary learning A.I.
  • Multiplayer battles on a single PC
  • Unlockable rewards
  • 15 achievements
  • Adaptive music
  • Customizable rules
  • Global leaderboard
  • Multiple mouse & generic gamepad support
  • Beautiful visuals

系统需求

    • OS: Windows® XP / Vista™ / Windows® 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB video memory, Pixelshader 2.0
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB
    • Sound: DirectX compatible Sound Card
    • Other Requirements:
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特别好评 (51 篇评测)
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Kepler J
( 5.2 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2015年9月4日
I expected too much fun. Disappointment. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone.

The only keyboard using game makes mine to not responding. It's forcing me to re-plug it to work nomally, gg
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KingdomGnark
( 4.4 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2015年2月16日
Video Review: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JzJbLSx-rA

Ratings-
Overall: 8
Gameplay: 9
Addictiveness: 8
Graphics: 8
Audio: 7

You play as an orb that has to collect particles to use as both offense and defense. The standard swarm mode is awesome, but even better is the PVP and the sandbox. Fight other people locally or online, fight a bot 1v1, work your way through infinite waves, or just play with the beautiful particle effects and physics.
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Darken Angel
( 3.4 小时(记录在案的) )
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发布于:2014年12月23日
An indie game that was clearly rushed out, or just plain had poor development. Combats feel arbitrary. The specific abilities that you're supposed to have simply don't work well.
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Rob-otron 2084
( 2.9 小时(记录在案的) )
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发布于:2014年9月26日
It's a game about hitting things with particles. That's your one sentence elevator pitch right there. YOU HIT THINGS WITH PARTICLES.

And it works. To a point.

It's a really weird game because when it works, when your play and the game come together and you're spinning around this arena with your swarm of particles (hence "Swarm Arena") smacking the hell out of whatever comes your way, it feels tremendous. The way the music kinda syncs up with your actions and it feels like you're performing some sort of ballet of particle death and that, honestly, is really, really something.

But then you start to lose and a lose state in the game isn't quick and clean, it's the slow removal of your abililty to play the game as your swarm gets wittled down and wittled down. It's not quite a walk of shame a la Ridiculous Fishing, it's more that it seems like no-one could work out how to do this cleanly and fairly and just sort of went "that'll do". It wouldn't be such a big sin if it didn't drag the game out and into a state where it's just not, briefly, enjoyable to play. It's like your overriding memory of the last round isn't the bit where you're swooping round smacking everything with your particle army, it's the bit where you're trapsing around trying to keep these two particles going to get a few extra points. It doesn't even feel like clinging on desperately, just sort of "oh. well."

Nevermind though because Swarm Arena is worth it for the moments where you are THE PARTICLE KING and no-one wants to stop THE PARTICLE KING because THE PARTICLE KING has ALL the particles and he'll particle up your face. Or something like that.

Look, it's good except for the endgame bit, OK?
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M32James
( 1.1 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年7月28日
Great game, highly recommended!
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Ritzgit
( 20.3 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年7月14日
The entire allure of this game is in the high score chasing. It is very difficult to go after achievements with this game as the online multiplayer is effectively dead.

Not all is bad though. As far as the actual game is concerned, it is quite fun if a bit simple. It was well worth the 80 cents I paid for it.

I recommend it so long as the game is on sale for less than a dollar.
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Tom
( 8.0 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年6月29日
the physics are hard to get used too
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MiniMooCow
( 0.8 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年6月27日
I like the game... but the multiplier is so laggy please if anyone has a fix or can help please let me know.
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gaia.razus
( 1.2 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年6月21日
Graphic and music of this game is art. I can enjoy seeing orbits and listening good music at the same time. This is beautiful idea.

It's like "Universe Sandbox" combine with space fighter game.
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Aussiedroid
( 1.4 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年5月13日
Swarm Arena is a great concept for a simple 1-on-1 battle arena game that is rather unique. You control a swarm of flying pixel thingies that when in range of your ship can be used defensively or offensively. Defense, forces the swarm to hold its position, providing you with some cover against incoming attacks, where Offensive has a number of modes (shoot, circle) used to push your swarm out to attack your opponent. The first person to hit the other ship wins.

The biggest issue I have is the lack of control you feel over your swarm. Despite any tactics you may try, such as seeing an opening to quickly attack your foe, your swarm doesn't move in to attack as you may expect making your chance to hit seem very random. Wrongly timed attacks can result in almost instant loss of your entire swarm leaving you very frustrated and likely to loose the round.

There are only a few different game modes to play, and with the age of this title now there is no-one playing online anymore. Unless you have friends who want to play you are stuck with the AI or score challenge modes. Talking AI, this has to be a strong point of the game. AI is tough (very tough!) and smart which is rare to find in a Triple-A title let alone a small indie game, but again due to the poor control system over your swarm this ultimately turns to frustration and not a legitimate challenge. This had great potential but simply doesn't pull it off!

This may keep you entertained for an hour or two, but would be unlikely to get much more out of it. I would only recommend grabbing this if you find it on a 75-90% off sale.


If you enjoyed reading this review, please follow True Blue Reviews for more recommendations!
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Baardmeester
( 0.3 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年5月10日
Swarm Arena is a weird action game where you play in a arena against another player or ai. You control a energy blob that controls drones and with those drones you try to kill the other blob. You can pick up some powerups that give you abilities. But even with the abilities you don't have a lot of control over your drones. Most kills just feel a bit random. The gameplay just doesn't feel good in my opinion. It's also another one of those small indie games that focuses on multiplayer with no community that plays it. I would avoid this game.
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durian
( 0.4 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年4月1日
Unusual but interesting and visually appealing cosmic particle battle.
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The Clutching Clucker
( 0.7 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年3月30日
Okay, so I enjoy this game, but I don't know what to say, so I'll just "say" this:

Get ready for a brand new experience! Take control of a virtual organism, develop your moves and become one with the swarm – then the game has only just begun. Swarm Arena’s fresh and deep gameplay is a journey from relaxing aesthetics over mind-blowing action to pure tactics. Be fast. Be precise. Or simply enjoy the experience.
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Tourmithefly
( 4.0 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2014年2月4日
Great game, and the Pandora AI is the most brilliant thing I've ever seen. Totally recomended to everyone who likes to have a challenge.
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TTtime
( 3.7 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2013年12月13日
Cheap game.. not really worth the money :/
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CynicalPopcorn
( 5.0 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2013年12月9日
This game is absolutely fantastic. After a while of searching for a multiplayer, fast-paced action game for a great price I came to this gem. The gameplay is fast but responsive and skillful, there isn't a moment where you feel cheated by the controls. There's not a flaw in this game and you could easily kill hours playing this. Would recommend.

It's also a perfect price to gift a friend after you learn the skills then kick their butt.. until they get better than you xD
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KevinZePanda
( 6.6 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2013年11月30日
70/100 It's fun at first try but after you play it too long it's not necessarily something you'd feel like playing everyday.
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Marona
( 19.8 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2013年9月16日
A nice arcade style game for casual players or hardcore ones. Basically, the tiny droids revolve around you that attack and protect you from opposing droids. A pretty good game that anyone can play and play against for a couple of bucks!
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🆅🅰🅻🆅🅴 Blairhexor
( 4.1 小时(记录在案的) )
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发布于:2013年1月26日
You basically play a little comet which is able to manipulate drones. Either you attack with them or defend yourself vs enemy drones.

Once you found out how it works this is pretty fun and really addictive for a indie game.

One interesting part of the game is that there is an KI which learns from you. The aim is to train the KI to beat the enemy KI on maximum difficulty. Which gets rewarded with an achievment aswell...Wasnt able to do it, but I wish you luck.
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Xaras
( 4.0 小时(记录在案的) )
发布于:2012年8月1日
Really good game, graphics are simple but very cool. Gameplay is fast and furious. Original concept, shame that not many people online to play against.
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1.2 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年6月21日
Graphic and music of this game is art. I can enjoy seeing orbits and listening good music at the same time. This is beautiful idea.

It's like "Universe Sandbox" combine with space fighter game.
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2.9 小时(记录在案的)
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发布于:2014年9月26日
It's a game about hitting things with particles. That's your one sentence elevator pitch right there. YOU HIT THINGS WITH PARTICLES.

And it works. To a point.

It's a really weird game because when it works, when your play and the game come together and you're spinning around this arena with your swarm of particles (hence "Swarm Arena") smacking the hell out of whatever comes your way, it feels tremendous. The way the music kinda syncs up with your actions and it feels like you're performing some sort of ballet of particle death and that, honestly, is really, really something.

But then you start to lose and a lose state in the game isn't quick and clean, it's the slow removal of your abililty to play the game as your swarm gets wittled down and wittled down. It's not quite a walk of shame a la Ridiculous Fishing, it's more that it seems like no-one could work out how to do this cleanly and fairly and just sort of went "that'll do". It wouldn't be such a big sin if it didn't drag the game out and into a state where it's just not, briefly, enjoyable to play. It's like your overriding memory of the last round isn't the bit where you're swooping round smacking everything with your particle army, it's the bit where you're trapsing around trying to keep these two particles going to get a few extra points. It doesn't even feel like clinging on desperately, just sort of "oh. well."

Nevermind though because Swarm Arena is worth it for the moments where you are THE PARTICLE KING and no-one wants to stop THE PARTICLE KING because THE PARTICLE KING has ALL the particles and he'll particle up your face. Or something like that.

Look, it's good except for the endgame bit, OK?
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19.8 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2013年9月16日
A nice arcade style game for casual players or hardcore ones. Basically, the tiny droids revolve around you that attack and protect you from opposing droids. A pretty good game that anyone can play and play against for a couple of bucks!
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3.2 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2011年1月4日
Action, reflex, tactics..

oh, nice color effects, also ;)
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13.0 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2011年11月24日
A wholly original, free-flowing blend of action and strategy. Surround yourself with a swarm of drones, guiding them in both offense and defense during fast-paced, focused one-on-one battles. Elegant, intricate dances that can unfold in a million ways.

I'm not going to do it any justice in this tiny blurb, but Swarm Arena is something special. Lovely glowy graphics and great music round out what I see as a total classic. It's got online play too! Why it hasn't caught on in a bigger way is beyond me.
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4.0 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年2月4日
Great game, and the Pandora AI is the most brilliant thing I've ever seen. Totally recomended to everyone who likes to have a challenge.
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5.7 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2011年1月2日
Do not be fooled by the steam store page, this game has fully implemented online play through the steam system. I bought it for it's gameplay, and still enjoy it for that and it's well done online laddering.

Not only are the controls solidly simple, but they also allow for quite a few physics based trickes to be pulled off. This results in gameplay that rarely gets dull and allows the player's playstyle to clearly show in multiplayer matches.
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0.4 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2011年8月20日
Just 4 move keys and 2 action keys for everything. Still really neat.
Nice gameplay, visuals and music!
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4.0 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2012年8月1日
Really good game, graphics are simple but very cool. Gameplay is fast and furious. Original concept, shame that not many people online to play against.
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5.5 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2011年12月16日
A unique physics-based game wherein you control a swarm of semi-independent particles. Your powerup determines how they behave. You simply battle your swarms against the enemy and deplete theirs to destroy the enemy.

A blast to play, & certainly very hard to master. Also, gorgeous representation.
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3.1 小时(记录在案的)
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发布于:2011年1月2日
Deffinately worth the money.
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0.1 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2011年12月23日
A Geometry Wars clone with 'multiplayer' elements. Instead of gaining weapon powerups you search for drone powerups that can attack your opponent('s shield). It's very simple, and not really deep. But somewhat fun if you have a couple of minutes to spare.

[Rating: 65/100]
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4.1 小时(记录在案的)
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发布于:2011年5月21日
I've had so much fun with this one!

I love to watch the physics go crazy but in a controlled way.
One very good indie game and absolutely worth the price.

At first I missed the point of the game until I learned how it's played.

Try out the demo!
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6.6 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2013年11月30日
70/100 It's fun at first try but after you play it too long it's not necessarily something you'd feel like playing everyday.
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5.0 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2013年12月9日
This game is absolutely fantastic. After a while of searching for a multiplayer, fast-paced action game for a great price I came to this gem. The gameplay is fast but responsive and skillful, there isn't a moment where you feel cheated by the controls. There's not a flaw in this game and you could easily kill hours playing this. Would recommend.

It's also a perfect price to gift a friend after you learn the skills then kick their butt.. until they get better than you xD
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1.4 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年5月13日
Swarm Arena is a great concept for a simple 1-on-1 battle arena game that is rather unique. You control a swarm of flying pixel thingies that when in range of your ship can be used defensively or offensively. Defense, forces the swarm to hold its position, providing you with some cover against incoming attacks, where Offensive has a number of modes (shoot, circle) used to push your swarm out to attack your opponent. The first person to hit the other ship wins.

The biggest issue I have is the lack of control you feel over your swarm. Despite any tactics you may try, such as seeing an opening to quickly attack your foe, your swarm doesn't move in to attack as you may expect making your chance to hit seem very random. Wrongly timed attacks can result in almost instant loss of your entire swarm leaving you very frustrated and likely to loose the round.

There are only a few different game modes to play, and with the age of this title now there is no-one playing online anymore. Unless you have friends who want to play you are stuck with the AI or score challenge modes. Talking AI, this has to be a strong point of the game. AI is tough (very tough!) and smart which is rare to find in a Triple-A title let alone a small indie game, but again due to the poor control system over your swarm this ultimately turns to frustration and not a legitimate challenge. This had great potential but simply doesn't pull it off!

This may keep you entertained for an hour or two, but would be unlikely to get much more out of it. I would only recommend grabbing this if you find it on a 75-90% off sale.


If you enjoyed reading this review, please follow True Blue Reviews for more recommendations!
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20.3 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年7月14日
The entire allure of this game is in the high score chasing. It is very difficult to go after achievements with this game as the online multiplayer is effectively dead.

Not all is bad though. As far as the actual game is concerned, it is quite fun if a bit simple. It was well worth the 80 cents I paid for it.

I recommend it so long as the game is on sale for less than a dollar.
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0.4 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年4月1日
Unusual but interesting and visually appealing cosmic particle battle.
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0.8 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年6月27日
I like the game... but the multiplier is so laggy please if anyone has a fix or can help please let me know.
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1.1 小时(记录在案的)
发布于:2014年7月28日
Great game, highly recommended!
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