Archive for March 1st, 2014

Lil Smasher – Screenshots, Trailer, & Press Release

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Impressive new puzzle game, Lil Smasher, has been approved for distribution on the iOS App Store and will be released on March 13th. Lil Smasher is a brilliant little physics puzzler with hilarious animation and rich 3d graphics. The game stars Gary, a rotten little gremlin who loves to break stuff. Gary has snuck into the world famous “Musuem of Priceless Stuff” to destroy rare artifacts with his laser sighted slingshot. But.. Gary is not very bright. He needs your help to solve the puzzles that unlock the museum’s treasures.

Features

  • Rich 3D graphics
  • Puzzles that are tricky but not laborious
  • Simple, one finger control
  • Cheeky animation
  • 21 unique levels

Release Date: March 13, 2014
Price: Free with one 99¢ in-app-purchase to remove ads
Platform: iOS Universal (Optimized for iPhone 5 and up)

About MooseMouse Games
MooseMouse LLC is Shawn McInerney’s one-man game company. Shawn has been making games since 2009, including 60 Second Sling, Big Time Racing, Smash Da Gas, and Lil Smasher. Shawn has worked in the computer graphics and animation industry since 1995. He’s contributed his artistic and technical talents to big budget motion pictures such as Polar Express, Open Season, Surf’s Up, G-Force, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and advertising campaigns for major brands such as M&M’s Candies, Coke, and Nintendo. Shawn also worked on EA’s AAA video game, Medal of Honor.

Source: GamesPress (1, 2, & 3) & MooseMouse Games

Trials of Ascension – Kickstarter Success Press Release

Seattle, Washington – February 27, 2014 –  Forged Chaos LLC is pleased to announce that on February 26, 2014 the “Light the Forge” campaign –  a fundraising campaign designed to help produce a technical demo of Trials of Ascension and a successful promotional video for a future Kickstarter campaign – has reached its $20,000 goal.

Anyone who donated while the campaign was between $19,000 and $20,000 will receive extra treasury storage limits for all characters on their account. In addition to these rewards, all who have donated during the Light the Forge campaign (up to the $20,000 goal), will receive an in-game grab bag, as well as their T.O.Egg Statue upgraded from copper to silver. New items were also unlocked in the Light the Forge store.

As part of the $20,000 goal reward, anyone who donated to the Light the Forge campaign, had their names placed into a random drawing for a chance to name a region of TerVarus, the continent of Trials of Ascension!

Forged Chaos LLC also drew an additional five winners. The first two winners received the opportunity to join the development team in a pre-alpha network demo that is currently in development. While the remaining three winners received a Writ of Time (5) pack (when Trials of Ascension launches.) Each Writ of Time is an in-game item that can be redeemed for one month of subscription to the game or can be traded within the game.

The rewards for $21,000 to $22,000, status of the Light the Forge Campaign, and all items that can be purchased in the campaign can be found on the Trials of Ascension Store page. (http://trialsofascension.com/store/)

Source: GamesPress

Avadon 2: The Corruption – iOS Launch Press Release

Feb 28th, 2014 – Spiderweb Software’s (http://www.spiderwebsoftware.com) long awaited sequel to the award-winning Avadon: The Black Fortress is now available for iPads worldwide. Avadon 2: The Corruption is the second chapter of the epic Avadon trilogy. Avadon 2 is a fantasy adventure of the old school, full of quests, powerful artifacts, and a fascinating story. Grab a copy on the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/app/avadon-2-the-corruption-hd/id784903621?mt=8 or pick up a copy for Windows or Mac at http://store.steampowered.com/app/233310/

Avadon 2: The Corruption is an epic fantasy role-playing adventure in an enormous world. Choose from five different types of characters, including the new Tinkermage class, each with dozens of unique spells or skills. Explore a gigantic world filled with secrets, artifacts, and a rich story. Experience multiple different endings and dozens of world-influencing side quests, and ultimately choose between saving your homeland or allowing it to fall and make way for something greater.

For centuries, your homeland was protected by Avadon. The Black Fortress. Home and training ground to the greatest warriors, mages, spies, and assassins the world had ever known. They brought safety, in return for freedom. Then Avadon was shattered in a deadly sneak attack, and the foes of the Pact are ready to invade. You have been conscripted by Avadon, and now, with chaos raging, it will be your destiny to see this maelstrom through. Will you help to restore Avadon to its glory, or will you betray it and help a new empire rise in its place? What happens next is up to you. Find out more at the Avadon 2 website and watch the trailer at http://www.spiderwebsoftware.com/avadon2/.

Source: GamesPress

Japan – Puma x Metal Gear Solid V Press Event Photos

Source: All Games Beta

Rumor – Age of Mythology: Extended Edition Announced For Steam?

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During a developer video chat/discussion about new content coming to Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten, a puppet took over at the end of the video and revealed a potential remake of sorts for Age of Mythology called Age of Mythology: Extended Edition. It looks like it’ll be coming to Steam sometime in the near future.

Source: All Games Beta & Age of Empires

Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten – Developer Chat/New Campaign Video

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Source: All Games Beta & Age of Empires

Random Game Facts – Space Invaders Could’ve Failed?

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Source: DidYouKnowGaming & The New Yorker