Whoa, it's Wednesday again, and what a Wednesday it's been. Crazy announcements everywhere between all the Amazon stuff this morning and things leaking out of the Unity's Unite convention like Bladeslinger and some other surprises behind the scenes (potentially… even… contests) has had me as one busy bee. So, excuse this extraordinarily late "Coming Tonight" soon to be "Out Now" post!
Anyway, on with the show!
Boss Battles, Free - Forum Thread - I bet you can't guess what this game is full of. Hint: Boss Battles. Backflip studios seems to have taken the vertical shooter genre and distilled it down to the best part: Fighting gigantic robo-aliens in space. And for free, I'm totally down.
Commander Pixman, 99¢ - Forum Thread - Is there room for another Super Meat Boy-esque game on the App Store? I'm going to say… Yes! Provided the controls are good, of course. Games like this make me yearn for a real analog stick.
Fling a Thing, 99¢ - Forum Thread - It seems tonight's theme is games with gameplay that's entirely described by the game's title. Much like Boss Battles, in Fling a Thing, you quite literally fling a thing.
Fly Run, 99¢ - Forum Thread - This game totally reminds me of that old Counter-Strike map that had you playing in a kitchen where everything was so big that made you feel super tiny. Google isn't producing the result I'm looking for, but surely someone out there knows what I'm talking about.
Jelly Defense, 99¢ - Forum Thread - I always have room for another tower defense game on my phone, especially one with a cool art style. Make sure you check out the trailer, as holy cow they put a lot of effort into it.
Katamari Amore, Free - Forum Thread - Awesome, another Katamari game on the App Store, this time it's free with IAP and (hopefully) also free of the horrible performance issues of the original iOS Katamari title. Stay tuned for our review.
Pixel Ranger, 99¢ - Forum Thread - I am in love with the art style of this game, and can't wait to give it a try. This combo-centric shooter sports 73 different types of enemies, two game modes, and eleven power-ups. I'm so in.
Robotriot, 99¢ - Forum Thread - This sci-fi platformer had me at "Hello!". I'm a little worried about there only being 12 levels, but if those levels are as awesome as I hope they will be, I'm totally a-OK with that.
Slam Dunk King, Free - Pik Pok asks, "Are you a good enough baller to become the Slam Dunk King?!" The answer to that is a resounding "No". There is not a single gene in my entire array of genetic code that could ever make me a Slam Dunk King. (But this game looks fabulous, and it's free.)