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XBLIG Jump’n Bounce Review

Jump’n Bounce is an indie retro arcade platformer available for purchase at your local xbox marketplace. The main objective of the game is simple: jump and bounce your way to the finishing point. Of course along the way there are things such as bonus points, lives and so on but you can simply ignore them should you simply want to win. It is a rather simple game (in terms of the idea and concept) with simple retro graphics, but the fun is still there. Simplicity is beauty isn’t it. Continue reading

Rise of The Triad iPhone Review

Rise of the Triad (RoTT) was ported over to the iPhone and iPod Touch just this month. It is a retro styled first person shooter that plays like earlier FPS games such as DOOM, Duke and Wolfenstein. I haven’t played much of retro FPSes but I do remember DOOM being a really fun game back then. Didn’t hear much of RoTT except that it was supposedly a sequel or expansion to that of Wolfenstein 3D. Continue reading

Aegis iPhone Game Review

Aegis is a boat arcade shooter game where it places you in the hands of a warship. The game presents you with several levels and to complete each level and proceed to the next, you just have to destroy all enemies present. Before the end of every main mission (each mission divided into several smaller levels for example 1-1, 1-2 so on), you usually meet a boss or a situation which is significantly more difficult to complete than the rest of the mission. Win and you get to proceed on (checkpoint as well). Aegis is now out for the iPhone and iPod Touch at the price of $0.99 Continue reading

Real Life Skateboard Tetris

Tetris Box NES CoverSome skateboarders doing a scene of the game Tetris.

Tetris (Russian: Те́трис) is a puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov. It was created on June 6, 1984, while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix “tetra- (all of the game’s pieces, known as Tetrominoes, contain four segments) and tennis, Pajitnov’s favorite sport.

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