CBE Software released the downloadable playable demo for their narrative Sci Fi PC game called J.U.L.I.A which takes place in 2430 AD stars Rachel Manners, an astrobiologist who awakens from a cryogenic sleep after a long journey to find herself alone orbiting an unknown planet, with J.U.L.I.A, the ships artificial intelligence and her only companion. Partnered with J.U.L.I.A they must solve all the mysteries and puzzles. I would describe J.U.L.I.A as a giant point and click puzzle adventure game. The graphics and concept look really sharp so far.
Continuous Integration Inc released their take on the Rock Paper Scissors game genre with their sliding puzzle game called RPS Rumble on the iOS platform. Each of the elements of RPG Rumble: Rock, Paper and Scissors are represented by tiles. You solve each level by sliding into each other until you have one tile left on the screen. This free iOS puzzle game offers 140 levels. You will enjoy RPS Rumble if you rock paper scissors and puzzle games. (more…)
How Bitter is Sam? Why is Sam Bitter? Apparently, Sam’s life has never been easy. Who’s life has been easy, Sam? When you were in your mother’s womb did someone promise you an easy life?
He’s been overlooked by his family, did shitty in school and lost out on love… and now scientist kidnapped and tossed him into a bottomless pit to search for crystals which hold a secret power. You will find out more when independent game developer Moon Active releases their first game called Bitter Sam on the iPhone and IPod Touch on March 15, 2012 priced at $0.99. Moon Active describes Bitter Sam as a “tilt based action puzzler”. (more…)
IPad owners should rejoice. Colibri Games released the HD IPad version of their fantastic family friendly puzzle game called Tiny Bang Story. The Tiny Bang Story tells the story of a world called The Tiny Planet, hit by an asteroid and players must point and click their way through the game to recover and assemble the puzzle pieces of Tiny Planet. Puzzle loving adults and children will enjoy playing The Tiny Bang Story on their IPads. Tiny Bang Story costs $2.99.
Consumers can now pre-order Misfits Attic’s debut game called A Virus Named Tom, described as an action puzzle game for the PC. The pre-order price is $5.00. In A Virus Named Tom, a scientist named Dr X creates “A virus Named Tom” to get back at the people who fired him. The virus named Tom must spread his infection to robot dogs and teleporters while avoiding drones in a City called Tomorrow. (more…)
Game Development Studio Hart Dev released GraviMaze, a physics puzzle game for the iOS platform. You tilt your device to slide the ancient hieroglyphic like flat cube around the maze to collect gold coins. So far we have breezed through the initial five levels but have spent 30 minutes trying to solve the sixth level. Gravimaze will initially cost $0.99 and comes with 100 levels. The are working on an IPad version slated to come out later this year.
Here’s the description Gravimaze from Hart Dev:
In GraviMaze, the player rotates the level and uses gravity to navigate through tortuous mazes and escape with as many coins as possible. The game contains a hundred levels sprawling five mayan temples, each with unique visuals and attractive melodies. “GraviMaze can be picked up in seconds, but be prepared to wrack your brains if that’s what you are looking for,” said David Hart, founder of hart[dev].
David explains: “I am a huge fan of puzzle games. I had the idea for GraviMaze a while back but we didn’t start work on it until January 2010. This game is the result of one year’s blood, sweat and tears, and we are really proud with the end result. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we did developing it.”
GraviMaze will be available world-wide in February from Apple’s App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch.
GraviMaze System Requirements
* iPhone 3GS (or above), or iPod Touch 3rd Generation (or above)
* iOS 4.0 (or above)
Francisco Padilla, an Indie Game Developer, released Beat Enigma, described as a casual puzzle game for iOS platform for $0.99. In Beat Enigma machines have taken over the world. You play as a hacker and member of the resistance and must crack the code using a match 3 dynamic. (more…)
BuBu Company released a free to play version of BlackTower 3 Destroy for the iOS platforms – IPhone, IPad and IPod Touch. This physics puzzle game fans will really enjoy this game. BuBu company designed BlackTower 3 Destroy using black and white visuals except for the gems you must throw to kill the little monsters – Kind of like the movie Sin City. On each level you strategically throw a gem stone at robots, aliens and bad guys so they disappear permanently while music out of a who done it mystery movie plays in the background. This game presents intellectual challenges more quickly than games like Angry Birds. Since its free you will see ads in the game mostly for other games.
Independent developer, Sim Chia Tek, released an update to Silvester Adventure, a puzzle platform game playable on the iPhone and the iPod Touch. In the game you play both as the main character Silvester and his shadow. You must guide Silvester in his quest while also protecting his shadow by keeping him in the safe shadow range. We think Silvester Adventure offers an interesting twist beyond the standard platform game. For the update Sim Chia Tek added GameCenter integration and English, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese support. Silverster Adventure comes a in lite and paid version for $1.99 (more…)
Uk based Game Developer Neon Play released Jumbled, a puzzle game for the iOS platform in the free to play model. Consumers can buy elements of the game like coins $0.99 for 2500 and/or $1.99 for 5000 coins, unlimited hints for 2.99 and unlock all levels for $2.99. Jumbled doesn’t offer much in terms of unique game play. Its a low quality Tetris clone.