FDG Entertainment released Tower Boxing, a vertical endless runner style game for free on both the iOS and Google Play/Android platform this week. You play a boxer who punches buildings from either the left or right sides of the structure by tapping the screen. You collect coins as you avoid the cement deck outcropping which crunches the boxer and terminates the session. The FDG team used a pixelated visual style and Tower Boxing is deceptively difficult which may make it addicting. (more…)
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.
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…)
May the force be with your mobile Pinball Table. Zen Studios, the mobile pinball masters released three Star Wars Themed tables as in app purchases with their Zen Pinball game:
Star Wars Episode V $1.99
Boba Fett $1.99
Star Wars The Clone War $1.99 (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…)
Bulky Pix and Kool Ping partnered to release Turbolab Pursuit, a fun 2D running platform game featuring a mad scientist, grubby mafioso, prototype vehicles and plenty of rolling hills. Consumers can play Turbolab Pursuit for free on their iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch Devices. No word on when they plan to release Turblolab Pursuit on Android or other platforms like Windows 8 or Blackberry.
In Turbolab Pursuit, the mad scientist has created a new innovative cutting edge vehicle which the local mob wants to get its hands on. The scientists zooms out of his lab driving his invention while the bad guys chase him. The number of enemies and their relation to the scientist does slightly confuse us. The mob pursues the scientist but the roles seem to reverse and you will yourself directing the scientist to shoot a little canon mounted in the vehicles hood at someone in front of the vehicle. You can customize many elements of the game from the scientists clothing and accessories as well as many elements of the vehicles. You can either earn coins or buy them at different price points to accelerate your progress.
Turbolab Pursuit offers a fun experience for fans of the rollicking 2D arcade shooting running game.
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…)