Positech Games and Tiniest Shark are jointly working on Redshirt, a comedystrategy Sci-Fi simulation video game starring the lowest level personnel of a space station who steer their way up the professional and social ladders using their version of Facebook called Spacebook. The players garner “likes” on their status updates to help advance promotions as well as their romantic lives. You may know Positech Games as the creators of Gratuitous Tank Battles, Gratuitous Space Battles, Kudos 2, Democracy, Democracy 2 and Democracy 3 coming out in the fall as well. (more…)
Two man game development team (Aaron and Forest San Filippo) and their game development studio Flippfly launched a new Kickstarter campaign for Race The Sun, and endless racing game blending game mechanics from Temple Run and Star Power. They plan to release Race the Sun on the PC and Mac platforms, iOS and maybe Android. (more…)
Cliff Harris, master of the Indie Game Universe and the fearless leader of Positech Games, announced his plans to produce and release Democracy 3, a political simulation strategy game representing the next generation of the previous versions Democracy and Democracy 2. (more…)
It looks like someone has a case of the Mondays. Ever dread going into work? Do the management dolts frustrate you? Maybe the head of your division who is so incompetent that he can’t open a link emailed to him, sleeps with two of his female married direct reports and gets promoted. If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then maybe a game called Zombies will help you blow off steam as you smash a few heads.
An indie game developer named Nic Gorrisen created Zombies, a self described “violent, sarcastic, 2D isometric rampage game” which takes place in a cube filled office environment where the IT Help Desk guy, our hero, must fend off the masses of drooling middle managers who happen to be zombies.
Gorrisen employs retro pixel visuals as you slash your way up the corporate ladder. The game includes some fun humor and an even better soundtrack and can be played on the PC($4.00), the IPhone ($0.99) and the IPad.
Zombies PC Game Download $4.00
Zombies IPhone/IPad Game Download $0.99
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…)
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.
Czech based CBE Software released this trailer for a video game called Vampire! coming to consumers PC, iOS and the Android platforms sometime in the 4th Quarter. The trailer showcases a new character, the Vampire Queen. The trailer looks like the game might offer reverse tower defense but they describe Vampires! as a fast paced puzzle game. Does the Vampires! game trailer look like a puzzle game to you?
Misfits Attic, a California Indie game development studio releases this new game trailer for A Virus Named Tom, an action puzzle game coming to the PC August 1st. A Virus Named Tom will launch on Steam and Desura for $9.99 although PC gamers can still get 50% by pre-ordering from their web site. (more…)
Unmechanical? That’s the nice way to describe our father. It’s also the name of a puzzle adventure PC and iOS video game coming from Indie developers Talawa Games and Teotl Studios. PC Games will be able to play Unmechanical on August 8th. iOS gamers will be able to play the game a few weeks later. Unmechanical’s game trailer’s visuals remind us a bit of the indie game Machinariun from Amanita Design. (more…)