Fishing Girl Review

Fishing Girl is based on a Game Prototyping Challenge set just under a year ago. The idea was to create a game using the available resources (graphics, scripts etc) and some predefined gameplay rules to make a fully playable game, you can read the story in full here. Some months later Fishing Girl is released on the 360 Indie Games featuring most of the ideas found in the challenge. (more…)
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Color Break code giveaway winner

Sorry for the delay in announcing the winner. I was going to do it after midnight but got caught up in COD:WaW multiplayer with a mate which didn't finish to near 3am :) So, I only had six entries for this weeks giveaway, I think after the next weekly code compo I will try something different as 6 entries from the number of visitors to the page is quite bad. chose entry number 3 from the comments so the winner is Mirpkered whos favourite colour is blue. An email with the code will be on it's way to you shortly.…
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Color Break Review

Color Break is an arcade game where you must hit the bouncing balls with your paddle. The balls are coloured red, green, blue and yellow and can only be hit when your paddle has changed to the respective colour by changing it with the buttons on the joypad. This may sound familiar as a similar idea was used in the WiiWare game Beat. (more…)
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Gum Drop Celestial Frontier code winner

chose number 4 from the list of valid comments on the competition post, so the winner is Soge. Please check your email shortly for the Gum Drop Celestial Frontier code. Thanks to everyone for entering, much appreciated! My weekly combined review and competition wont be happening on Monday as I did not have enough time to get an extra code to go with the review as I usually have done. But I have a review and a code to giveaway the following Monday so keep an eye out for that. To make up for it I will be giving away…
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Gum Drop Celestial Frontier Review

Gum Drop Celestial Frontier is based on an interesting and original premise where instead of guns you need to use physics to defeat your enemies in this top down shoot 'em up. The game has 20 levels and 4 difficulties to play through with a survival mode to unlock once you finish all the levels. The game can save to keep track of your progress and high scores so you can return to the game later. The game’s menus are well presented and easy to use. (more…)
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360 Mega App Pack HD codes winners

A bit of a disappointing turn out for this weeks competition compared to last weeks. I received 15 email entries and 6 comment entries, hopefully the next competition have a better response. The first chance to win a code was to answer What is ‘Rule 1′ stated as on Super Button Mashing Bros? which you could find by playing the trial of 360 Mega App Pack HD. The correct answer was No Turbo Controllers. chose number 12 which corresponds to the 12th correct entry and the winner is Nathan R, congratulations! Check your email shortly for your code. The second…
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360 Mega App Pack HD Review

Review by Matthew On firing up the self proclaimed Mega App Pack I was greeted by a black and white spinning background with the title in the foreground in a mixture of fonts. It was playing some repetitive electronic music at me so I pressed start to get to the main menu where the music continued and I was presented with a list of the applications contained in the Mega App Pack.  I’ll give a brief review of each of the 8 parts making up this compendium. (more…)
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Megalopolis Game Token Winner

Thanks to everyone that entered the competition to win a token for a free copy of the Indie Game Megalopolis. There was a mistake with the original question in that it was actually impossible to get the answer by playing the trial game, but you clever lot found out the answer some other way. I changed the original question to one that was possible to answer by playing the trial, so to make things fair I have accepted all correct answers for both the old and new question. Next time I will double check you can get the answer from…
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Megalopolis Review

Megalopolis is a Sim City style game where you manage a virtual island in a series of scenarios. The aim of the game is to build housing for your residents, providing them with water and power sources which increases the population thus earning you money. Power sources are a strong feature of this game, it follows an environmental theme in which you must decide between clean and dirty sources. Clean sources such as wind power do not pollute the atmosphere but they provide power to fewer zones, while dirty power such as coal covers a larger number of zones but…
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Win 360 Mega App Pack HD in my Twitter giveaway

UPDATE - Competition now over. I will have some more tokens to give away soon. This is the first of hopefully regular Indie Game token giveaways on my site. This token is for 360 Mega App Pack HD, a collection of applications including Ultra Clock, Omega Calculator, and more. Also included are Super Button Mashing Bros (an 8-bit button mashing classic), Arrow Panic (a multiplayer action strategy game), and Memory Masters. You can read more about it here, don't forget to try the trial! To stand a chance of winning all you need to do is follow me on my…
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