Kids, these days! They phone it in (when they play video games)
Schoolboy me had an orange plastic clamshell that opened up to reveal two screens of Donkey Kong. If you were good, you could jump from the girders on the bottom screen to reach the top screen, and jump on more girders.
But now, poor Nintendo is on the wrong side of a trend. The stock has been floating down over the years like Mario in his raccoon suit. Something disruptive this way comes: That glass slab in your pocket. A smartphone plays games just as well as anything dreamed up by famed Nintendo designer Gunpei Yokoi.
Read it all in the Boston Globe.
Trevor is currently making Jungle Rumble. No classic handhelds were harmed in the creation of this article.
82 Apps releases ‘PWN: Combat Hacking’
The newest game from 82 Apps’ Erik Asmussen is now live in the App Store - PWN: Combat Hacking!
This fast-paced strategy game is inspired by ridiculously over-the-top hacking scenes in action movies, where maladjusted heroes and idolized villains engage in digital kung-fu as they launch cyberattacks at each other in 3D virtual reality.
By combining this electrifying pseudo-hacking style with skillful, strategic, and quick-reflex action, PWN: Combat Hacking delivers an intense and challenging experience that will leave your pulse racing.
Download now in the App Store
“Girls Like Robots” from Popcannibal and Adult Swim
New today: Girls Like Robots, an adorable puzzle game about love and seating arrangements.
Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod now!
Popcannibal is positively gibbering with excitement to tell you that we have partnered with Adult Swim games to publish Girls Like Robots. It has been an amazing year made possible by the support of the Boston Indies community. Now go make some Girls and Robots happy!