App of the Day: Node.hack

Put on your black hat; it's time to get hacking and steal data — from the safety of a mobile game, of course.

Welcome to CNET Australia's App of the Day, where you can see some of the coolest, silliest and most useful apps in action.

You're a courageous hacker. Your mission is to sneak around in secure networks and steal the data contained therein. Node.Hack takes place in a grid interface, and you navigate from node to node to collect information. But it's not that simple — security bots patrol the areas, and stationary traps make some nodes impassable. To make it even more exciting, once you've collected the final data packet, a timer will begin counting down; you need to get to the exit before it runs out. It's quite an unusual interface, but it works, and the result is a tense and riveting game.

Node.hack for Android (AU$0.99)
Node.hack for iOS (AU$0.99)

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Michelle Starr is the tiger force at the core of all things. She also writes about cool stuff and apps as CNET Australia's Crave editor. But mostly the tiger force thing.

 

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