Gotta love those ambient music playing iOS puzzle games. We have been addicted to one called Connectrode since March of 2012. Then we discovered Dark Nebula and now comes Freeze! from German based Frozen Gun Games. (more…)
Can you prevent the whales from beaching themselves? In Beach Whale from Dingle, out now on the iOS and Android platforms, you get to control whales as they surf waves, ride the tides and swim through infested waters and terrain. Beach Whale costs $0.99. (more…)
Turkey based Corvus Games released Jellboy, an arcade puzzle game offering the most unique game we have seen this year. Corvus describes JellBoy as a sculpting game. (more…)
In video games you can make any object into a evil villain who attacks the earth. In Blockdozer, a new game from Lemony Lobster Labs, blocks attacking from the sky play the bad guy role.a new game You must bulldoze blocks off the screen as the blocks fall. (more…)
Positech Games plans to introduce a new alien race called the outcasts to their space strategy game Gratuitous Space Battles. The Outcasts employ some pretty interesting technology on their space vessels. For example the Outcast ship can project a holographic decoy image of a ship to draw incoming fire from their enemy. The images above and below showcase the new game play. Positech Games hasn’t determined the price nor the release date for the Outcasts DLC pack.
Consumers can play Gratuitous Space Battles on the PC for $16.95 and the IPad for $9.95. You can also buy Gratuitous Space Battles on Steam.
Free Lunch Design released Icy Tower 2 for free on the iOS platfom. Icy Tower 2 features Harold The Homeboy who aspires to trek to the top of the icy tower before it melts. (more…)
Tired of the political bullshit in Washington DC or your own country’s capital? Do you want to try your hand at making executive decisions for a country? Are you plugged into Steam? You can play Democracy 2, a political simulation created by Cliff Harris, a one man independent game developer based in the UK who convinced his wife to leave a well paying job in the sciences to move to the English countryside so he could develop video games for a living. Cliff also had to convince his cats. From what we understand the cats took some convincing. (more…)
RedTribe, an Australian based game developer released Hairy Balls, a free puzzle game for the ios platform consumers can download to their IPhone and IPad devices. The Hairy Balls game offers an unoriginal sliding puzzle game mechanism. Each level takes place on what looks like a flat grassy elevated plain. You must slide the balls around the grassy plain to solve the level. It’s free to play but you can buy hints to help speed up the progress.
One word of warning. The game sends us push messages. They didn’t ask for our permission to do this upfront like most games do and we cannot find a way to turn them off. Not cool.
California based My Game Company released Dirk Dashing 2: E.V.I.L Eye, a fun family friendly platform game consumers. Dirk Dashing 2 costs $19.99. Consumers can play the Dirk Dashing 2 on their PC, Mac and or Linux computers.
In Dirk Dashing 2, you play Dirk Dashing, a James Bond type of Super Spy who must track down the source of a virus that destroys a computer network of his employer G.O.O.D. Turns out the a Dr No like character named Dr. EGO concocted the virus. The creators of Dirk Dashing injected an element similar to one aspect of the Splinter Cell series starring Sam Fisher from Ubisoft. When Dirk Dashing wonders into a shaded area he becomes difficult to see.
My Good Company hand painted the scenery using acrylic and watercolor paints over a three year period. Dirk Dashing 2 offers fun distraction for kids and families without any violence. You can download a free demo to determine if you want to shell out $19.99.
Leal Arts released their take on the running video game genre called “Running Dead”. As you might guess you are running away from zombies who have overtaken your town. Running Dead costs $0.99 on either the IPhone or IPad but we think the game plays better on the IPhone. (more…)