Archive

29
Jan
2012

App Creation #35 – Game Inspiration – Broken Sword: Director’s Cut


Released in 1996, Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars features George Stobbart, an American tourist innocently enjoying the charms of a quaint café in Paris, who finds himself entangled in an intense – yet often humorous epic murder mystery.

What A Knight

28
Jan
2012

App Creation #34 – Game Inspiration – N.O.V.A. 2 Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance


First Person Shooters otherwise known as an FPS have often stretched the capabilities of computers and consoles to their absolute limit. Vast landscapes, numerous enemies, detailed textures and polygons a plenty.

A Touching Evolution

27
Jan
2012

App Creation #33 – Game Inspiration – Soosiz


The 2D platformer is far from extinct and thrives on the fashionable portable devices available today. Soosiz is full of charm and splendour with a dash of pure cuteness that is hard to resist no matter how old you may be.

A Round Trip

18
Jan
2012

App Creation #32 – Game Inspiration – Peggle


Dropping a ball from the top of the screen and admiring the epic journey as it bounces from one peg to another isn’t usually an addicting formula, yet Peggle achieves just that.

17
Jan
2012

App Creation #31 – Game Inspiration – Bejeweled & Bejeweled Blitz


If you can excuse the pun, this is a real ‘gem’ in the vast collection of games available in the puzzle genre. Matching corresponding jewels so yet more can drop from the gods above in a shower of shimmering stones – this is Bejeweled.

Jewel Purpose