You may see a few articles floating around other websites right now about a developer who suffered a rather big defeat with one of his other games, called Retro/Grade, but is taking another stab at it with a new psychological horror game called Neverending Nightmares. Currently up on Kickstarter for additional funding as well as Steam Greenlight for voting, Neverending Nightmare is partly based on Retro/Grade creator Matt Gilgenbach's own experience in dealing with mental health and the dark place he was after Retro/Grade.
Halfbrick's rather fun game Age of Zombies will be getting six updates pushed to it over the course of a short time period, that being a month. This is to kick off Zombie Month which is now apparently a thing. The first of these six updates has arrived today and it adds some pretty good new features to the game.
Vector Unit has released a sequel to its popular racing title Beach Buggy Blitz. The new game, Beach Buggy Racing, is now available to download for all racing fans that enjoy more arcade type racing. If you are unfamiliar with Vector Unit, they have produced high-quality, visually engaging racing games such as Riptide GP, Riptide GP 2, Shine Runner and of course Beach Buggy Blitz. Some of you may know their game Hydro Thunder Hurricane which was released on the XBox 360. What is amazing, is that Vector Unit produces such amazing games with a team of four people. If you like fun racing with lush visuals, power-ups, big air-time, zany characters and vehicles, Beach Buggy Racing is for you.
If you're a fan of match three styled games (Bejeweled and Candy Crush are the big ones in that genre), Halfbrick Studios (makers of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride) has released a new game called Brizzle Fever that you might want to take a look at. This avian themed game is (in some respects) like many other games of that genre: players are given a board and asked to clear pieces by matching three or more of a single kind.
The breakout joke game, Goat Simulator, from Coffee Stain Studios is out now on the Google Play Store for $4.99. Released on Steam on April 1st 2014, yes that date was intended, Goat Simulator has sold well enough to spawn a mobile version along with and upcoming Xbox One release.
Have you ever played those riddle games, where one person knows how a riddle is solved and everyone else tries to figure it out by asking only close-ended questions? As an example, consider the following: You're a cop trying to solve a possible murder. The deceased has been shot, and there are 53 bicycles on the floor surrounding him.
Dreamgate Studios is based in Canberra, Austrailia. The studio was created in 2011 and is comprised of individuals that have worked in the game industry for some time. The team members have worked on projects such as X-Com, Bioshock and Fallout. Anyone that has been playing games for some time, know that those games are legendary. Dreamgate Studios has released Light in the Dark and it is a light bending, color blending puzzle game that will challenge you. Your gaming skills will be tested as you attempt to help the immediately likable and cute totems babies find their parents by completing a myriad of puzzles.
Tilt City is a casual game that's now available in Google Play. Developed by Deebthik, the game appears to be the first by the developer, and is quite simple. There are balls begin in the upper right hand corner, and roll towards the center of the screen.
UsTwo Games has been hard at work on new levels for their monstrous hit Monument Valley. If you are not familiar with the fascinating aesthetically beautiful puzzler, then you should visit the Play Store and download it immediately. Knowing how to build anticipation for the newer levels, the studio added a single image to their Twitter page over the weekend and it certainly got everyone talking.
"I feel the need... the need for speed!" If you are a fan of planes that move at high speeds, then you are probably familiar with the shared quote from Maverick and Goose in the movie Top Gun. Maverick, played by Tom Cruise and Goose, played by Anthony Edwards, both enjoyed flying planes at ridiculous speeds. Roadhouse Interactive and Red Bull Media House give you the same opportunity in their latest project, Red Bull Air Race the Game. It is now available to download in the Play Store.
With rumors of a purchase between the two companies floating around last week, today the announcement has been made official that Microsoft will be purchasing Mojang for a mere $2.5 Billion. There are a few reasons for the sale but one of the main ones if that Notch has wanted to work on smaller projects and running a company this size, which he never though he would be doing, isn't allowing him to work on these smaller projects.