When a game’s primary slogan/selling point asks you if ‘you’ve ever wanted to punch a bear IN THE MOUTH?’, you know you’re looking at something fairly special, or at least something horrendously deranged. With a pixel-art style that intends to make us forget that visuals have advanced in any shape or form since the Atari 2600 and the sort of attitude that can only come from watching one too many ‘Powerthirst’ [...]
Julian Gollop. Is that a name that rings with any recognition in your head? No? Well, it should be. Mr. Gollop, who has in all likelihood been programming games longer than you’ve been able to play them, was one of the co-creator’s behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The 1994 original that is and not the recently released and really quite brilliant effort from Firaxis Games. Today the long-time strategy developer has [...]
Jonatan Söderström of Dennaton Games, the developers behind the mind-shatteringly brilliant Hotline Miami, has told handheld gaming specialist website Pocket Gamer, that they’re looking into bring the game to a number of Sony formats in the future. I wouldn’t hold your breath though as the developer has suggested that they wouldn’t port the game themselves, instead relying on someone else to do the legwork for them. As well as pushing the game Sony-ward, the developer [...]
Well, how about that ladies and gents? After a successful re-release of Grand Theft Auto 3 last year on iOS and Android, Rockstar have today confirmed that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, viewed by many as the finest entry in the series to date, will get another chance to shine next year on those very same mobile formats. We’ve got more info on this for you after break y’know.
11 Studios, the team who brought you Anomaly: Warzone Earth, is proud to bring you their iOS success Funky Smugglers to all Android platforms! Use an X-Ray scanner to snag all those nasty items people are trying to bring in illicit items and it’s your job to stop them. Complete with ultra-groovy 70s soundtrack, Android platforms will be able to enjoy the title for only a buck! Check out the [...]
In case you haven’t heard of it (tsk, shame 0n you etc.), Star Command from indie developer War Balloon, is an iOS and Android title in which you’re cast as a starship captain and its your task to explore the dark cosmos, discovering new life and new civilisations… to bol….Well yeah, you get the point. As well as discovering new life to converse and blast, you also have to keep your starship in tip-top shape; regularly fending off [...]
As everyone knows the Tokyo Game Show is going on right now and IGN figured out just what’s being displayed there. And as it turns out, of the 715 games on display, 507 are for phones or tablets. That means 71% of the entire show is featuring mobile gaming. Is console gaming on the decline or is this just a sudden surge in the market for mobile games? Check out after the jump [...]
With the recently announced Broken Sword 5 Kickstarter now meeting its funding goal, developer Revolution Software have clarified the ‘stretch goals’ that they have for additional funding amounts beyond their inital goal of $400,000. Chief among these and certainly the most expensive of these stretch goals is the nerdgasmic promise to greenlight a sequel to classic 90′s point and click masterpiece, Beneath a Steel Sky, should the funding amount reach a cool $1,000,000.