Keldyn Interactive released a free-to-play, single level version of their downloadable Zombie Slaughter game Dead Meets Lead called The Challenge. Keldyn Interactive describes Dead Meets Lead as a challenging zombie-slaying action game set to be released on May 3, 2011 for PC. The game centers around an 18th century character known as The Captain, who is on a mission to obliterate evil from a zombie-infested island in the Caribbean. It’s funny how much zombies are getting around in downloadable games these days. We will post an interview with four zombies later this week or next to discuss that very topic – the proliferation of zombies in video games.
We came across this game trailer for Jamestown described as a multi-player “neo-classical shooter” for up to four players created by Final Form Games. The game takes place on Mars during the 17th century. Apparently the red coats ( you know the British – King George, taxation without representation etc) have colonized Mars. We are not sure how the British got to Mars but hey sometimes you have to suspend reality when consuming downloadable games and entertainment. Final Form Games plans to release the game this summer.
We recently had the chance interview Kei (pictured above), one of the characters in the downloadable game from Last Day at Work called Virtual Villagers New Believers out now for the PC and Mac Platforms at $19.95. This simulation game takes place on a mysterious land called Isola and the game player must direct characters like Kei to work with the local island population otherwise known as the heathens. (more…)
Haunted Temple Studios have released a 2nd trailer to their upcoming game called Skulls of the Shogun described as
“an invigorating cocktail of 1960’s flavored sorcery and strategy – in development for major gaming platforms.
players meet and join forces with vibrant ghost-samurai warriors, magical animal-monks, and mustachioed samurai generals on the way to capture Skulls of the Shogun. With its roots in classic turn-based strategy gaming, Skulls of the Shogun retains depth and adds a smooth, simple interface that makes it accessible and enjoyable even to players new to the genre. Players immerse themselves in battle with fun and unique game play features amidst lush, eerie environments. Also featuring 4-player local and networked multi-player and an original score inspired by old samurai films and dub, Skulls of the Shogun offers simple-yet-deep, refined and offbeat game-play.”
You play a Japanese commander who must build an army of previously alive but currently dead Samurai warriors to defeat the enemy. This turn based strategy game looks interesting. Platforms, price and time to be determined.
Ok. We nominate Dead Meets Lead, available for pre-order now, for the Best Video Game name of the year. Sweden based Keldyn Interactive, creator of this downloadable zombie bloodbath, struck deals with three digital distribution sites to accommodate consumers who want to pre-order prior to the scheduled Q2 2011 release for $13.99. The game’s main character, “The Captain” must rid evil from a zombie invested island.
Soldak Entertainment released the first expansion pack for Din’s Curse, called Din’s Curse: Demon War. The game offers both single and co-op multiplayer modes for Windows and Mac for $9.99. Game players have to defend humans from the evil hordes of bad creatures.
Codeminion, publishers of downloadable puzzle game classics like Brunilda, Saqqarah, Stoneloops have released their latest puzzle game called Phantasmat through their own site. Codeminion offers two versions of the game, The Codeminion game development team has combined hidden object, match 3 and seek n find elements into one mysterious downloadable puzzle lover’s dream game. Codeminion offer two versions of Phantasmat, a regular edition for $9.99 and a collectors edition which extends gameplay for an hour with an epilogue adventure and contains a strategy guide all for $19.99.
Divo Games has released a new strategy time management game containing hidden object mini games called Jack of All Tribes. Users download the game to their pcs and play as Jack, who finds himself mysteriously transported back to a primitive time after going on an amusement park trail car ride. Divo Games offers a downloadable demo of Jack of All Tribes or users can buy the game directly for $19.95. (more…)
Nifflas’ Games, creators of ambient games, have released their latest downloadable game called NightSky which they describe as “an action puzzle game offering an ambient gameplay experience.” We describe it as a puzzle platform game with some interesting audio elements. They offer the game for $7.20.