Some games, you're eagerly waiting for. Some games sneak up on you.
Slydris very definitely snuck up on me.
Tagged: 2012, Android, casual, Desura, iOS, OS X, puzzle-solving, RadianGames, sliding tile puzzle, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
Some games just stay with you from your childhood, and even when you look back you're prepared to overlook its faults.
Atomino seems like that to me.
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Some games set trends for many successive games to come. Some take those trends and do something quirky with them.
Rock 'n' Roll is one of those.
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There are some games that just never quite seem to fulfil any kind of destiny.
Flip-it and Magnose seems to be in that camp.
Tagged: 1990, Amiga, Image Works/Mirrorsoft, jump'n'run, puzzle-solving, sci-fi, Sci-Fi Month | No repliesContinue reading →
So, today's game is only borderline a driving game. I dunno, maybe it is.
We're taking a look at Nimbus.
Tagged: 2010, demo available, Desura, driving, Driving Month, indie, Noumenon Games, physics puzzle, puzzle-solving, Steam, Windows | 2 repliesContinue reading →
Well, it's the last day of Jump 'n' Run Month, figured I might as well turn out a really good game for the last of the month!
Today we're looking at The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
Tagged: 2011, adventure, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Monolith Soft, Nintendo, puzzle-solving, role-playing game (RPG), Zelda series | 1 replyContinue reading →
The early 1990s yielded some interesting trends in platform gaming, not least bonkers plots, but also cutesy games with interesting mechanics.
I give you today's game: Globdule.
Tagged: 1993, Amiga, Ex Animo, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, Psygnosis, puzzle-solving | No repliesContinue reading →
Oddly I managed to mis-remember the subtitle in the hint yesterday, though it still makes just as much sense.
Today, we're looking at Flashback - The Quest for Identity (even though The Quest for Memory still works!)
Tagged: 1001 Games, 1993, adventure, Amiga, Delphine Software, DOS, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, puzzle-solving, sci-fi, US Gold | No repliesContinue reading →
Now, we looked at Magicland Dizzy a bit back, and after a fashion I knew I'd get back to the Dizzy series sometime.
Today we're taking a look at Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk.
Tagged: 1991, 2011, adventure, Amiga, Android, Big Red Software, cartoons, Codemasters, Dizzy series, DOS, fantasy, iOS, Jump 'n' Run Month, jump'n'run, puzzle-solving | No repliesContinue reading →
There are many strange things about today's game. Platform games that are strong on puzzles are rare, ones using a black and white colour scheme even more so.
The end result is 1000 Amps.
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