If you're an actual Australian or Canadian (or a "Australian" or "Canadian" with an iTunes account in either of those regions) you can check out Halfbrick's new puzzle game right now. It's called Bears vs. Art, and it's a free puzzler where you roll your bear around through a series of calculated moves to wreak havoc in art galleries. Check out the teaser trailer:

Halfbrick has had a great track record with game releases, so it seems pretty safe to get excited for this one. Hopefully we see a international release soon. In the meantime, swing by our forums to see what players are saying about the game.

  • poorwealthyman

    Should've been Bull in a china shop

  • Pray For Death

    Zero gameplay, my favorite kind of trailer...

    Is that the voice actor from Stanley Parable?

    • Cookies

      I was just thinking that. Don't you love not getting anything useful from a trailer?

      • dariusjr98

        You two must not understand the purpose of a teaser trailer. Not all of them need gameplay.

      • Pray For Death

        The thing is, most iOS puzzle/arcade games have disposable stories that only serve to give some context for the gameplay. I find it impossible to get hyped for a puzzle game based on its story, no matter how 'cute' the art is or how clever the narrator sounds.

        If you wanna pique my interest and get me excited about your game, show me gameplay

      • dariusjr98

        Well you do make a good point on that. Certain games in certain genres would do better off showing gameplay in a trailer.

      • Tommmy

        The game is (soft) launched, there should be a gameplay trailer, not stupid teaser.

      • Cookies

        The purpose is to get you excited about and interested in a game. It's difficult to do that without showing anything even vaguely game related.

    • bluspacecow

      Heh. I already switched to my canadian iTunes store account and started downloading it before I finished the trailer :P

  • ste86uk

    Search for screenshots you'll get the idea, it's actually pretty good.

  • godofodd

    I found the gameplay to be pretty dull, personally. You get what you pay for.

  • bluspacecow

    Ok guys for those who don't have an Australian or Canadian iTunes account here's a quick 5 min summary of the gameplay.

    It's a top down level based affair. Each level is an small room with paintings on some of the walls. You aim your bear in a direction and he goes rolling in that direction. You don't have control over where he stops he just continues angry-ly rolling until he's stopped by a wall.

    If your roll ends on a wall with a painting then you get to slash that painting apart Fruit Ninja style. You need to slash all paintings within a given number of moves or time limit on some levels in order to complete a level.

    All done with Half Bricks usual style and panache of course :P