I had the opportunity to interview Jonas Byrresen of Bedtime Digital Games. Their new game Back to Bed is now available for Android devices. It is a puzzle game with lush visuals akin to Salvador Dali and M.C. Escher. If you enjoyed Monument Valley, Back to Bed is a game that you will want to add to your collection. The interview allows us to get to know the designer and Bedtime Digital Games. We get to peer into the process for creating such art and are thankful to Klaus Pedersen and Jonas Byrresen for taking the time to answer our questions.
A 16-year old indie developer going by the studio name VG Games has released a challenging new arcade title called Gravity Flipper. VG Games is a one-man studio made up of 16-year old indie game developer Vik Goel and this being his first game, it is actually quite the little challenge.
Kemco, a company known for releasing retro-style RPGs onto Android, have released their first app for Android Wear. The app is called Carbonic Watchface and it is pretty much like the name suggests, a carbon fiber looking watch face for your Android Wear.
If you like puzzle games, especially those that are a serious challenge, then Rote might be up your alley. The color palate used by RageFX is simple, with lots of whites and bright colors used to denote what's happening within Rote.
Some background: As a life-long fan of video arcades since their beginnings I’m also a tremendous fan of pinball machines. It has only been in the last few years that video emulation of pinball has gotten close to matching the experience. In terms of commercial pinball video games there are two very different camps: On the one hand you have Pinball Arcade that places an emphasis on making reproductions of actual physical machines, on the other you have Zen Pinball that keeps the broad strokes of physical machines in mind but abuses the fact that there are no limitations to what they can do, making only original tables. While, on the whole, I will admit I’m more inclined to enjoy the best converted Pinball Arcade machines there are several Zen Pinball machines I’ve gotten some quality hours with. Rather than have my reviews for these tables go over the merits of the game engines themselves, we’ll assume that the people reading the reviews are familiar with the base games already and are only really interested in a review of just the table itself.
Sega is bringing the monkeys back as well as plenty of balls to go along with them with their newly announced title Super Monkey Ball Bounce. This new game will feature AiAi and the rest of the monkey gang as they attempt to destroy the evil machinations of the evil Prof. Boscis.
Sony announced two new smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, each of which will support Remote Play from the PlayStation 4. Owners of both the PS4 and Xperia Z3 will be able to play PS4 games on the Xperia Z3 screen, with the help of a new accessory,
Barnes and Noble has struggled recently with their line of Nook tablets. While their partnership with Samsung was announced a few months ago, their new tablet has been revealed and is available for purchase now.
Wayward Souls is an action-adventure game built for quick playthroughs and massive amounts of replay value. It was inspired by Spelunky, Secret of Mana, and our previous game, Mage Gauntlet.
Procedurally generated random levels mean that every time you play the game, it's a different experience. Control one of six characters, all with their own unique playstyles, abilities, and equipment. Explore and fight for survival, in combat where your tactics, positioning, and timing matter.