Sometimes being clingy can be a good thing especially in the new game from Florida based First 5 games called Cling described as a puzzle “pegformer” out on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices for $2.99 plus in app purchases of gumdrop packs to accelerate your progress with the pegs. (more…)
Save the kitties from the fire! Save the kitties from the fire! Emma Jones, the fire fighting star of the new video game Jones on Fire does just that, in theory, if you can help her outrun the flames. Colorado based Glass Bottom Games released Jones on Fire, a run and jump platform game on iOS and the Android platforms priced at $1.99.
Jones on Fire combines retro pix elated graphics with a run and jump game mechanic to make a unique game experience. You play the game as Emma Jones, a female firefighter with spunk and moxy who saves kitties and jumps over burning logs until you get to the firehouse, all while the raging fire threatens to engulf you from behind if you stumble or trip. You jump over obstacles by tapping the left side of the screen and slide under objects by tapping the right side of the screen. You get three lives to make it through each hazard, their word for the levels.
Who would enjoy Jones on Fire? Anyone who likes a video game that utilizes a very unique retro visual style with a sprinting & vaulting escaping mechanic and it helps if you like kitties.
One of the leading indie game companies Indiepub released Capsized+, an enhanced version of the original sci-fi action adventure Capsized, an indie game industry darling, on the iPad for $2.99. IndiePub plans to release Capsized+ on Android, Mac and PS3 later this year. Indie gamers praised the original Capsized when it first debuted and this “plus” version of Capsized will delight them. You can buy in game commendations at different price points. (more…)
Boston based Proletariat Inc, an indie game studio, released Letter Rush a new free word game on the iOS platform. Consumers can play Letter Rush on their iPhones, iPad, iPod Touch devices. (more…)
Spain based Ivanovich Games released Crazy Bill, a new free ad supported action arcade game employing retro visuals, offering non stop action and features Zombie Celebrity lookalikes who do more than just moan while stumbling around the screen. Consumers can play Crazy Bill on their iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices. An Android version of Crazy Bill may popup in the future. (more…)
Endless running style games seem to be the game mechanic of the month as evidenced with the release of the fun WormRun from New York City based Indie game developer Golden Ruby games. Gamers can play WormRun for $0.99, with in app purchases on their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. (more…)
The HarryBalls editorial team loves to highlight simple puzzle games we can play anywhere like on the toilet, online in the movie theater or during the movie trailer presentation pregame at the theater. We have previously written about games like Goats and Gadgets, Connectrode, Word Carnivale, and Dark Nebula. Sporos, a new game from a game studio named Appxplore may join the list at some point. Consumers can play Sporos for free on both their iOS and Android devices (more…)
Australian based Indie game studio Big Sprite Games released Goats and Gadgets, a puzzle adventure game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for $.99 without any in app purchases. We were stuck on the second level of a Goats and Gadgets two days in part because we were distracted by real bed bugs. Does this mean we lack basic intelligence or does the game deliver a real challenge? (more…)
How noble are your muffins? We had to ask because we came across a fun running style platform game called Grudger created by a game studio going by the name Noble Muffins which is a collaboration between developers Toby Grierson, Jack Dog and team philosopher Adamus Forestus. What does a team philosopher do? (more…)