28 February 2010

Home Sheep Home

Home Sheep Home.
Physics game, platformer.
Help Shaun, Timmy and Shirley work together to get home safely to the barn. Use each sheep’s unique abilities to overcome obstacles along the way!

By Aardman Animations - creators of Wallace & Gromit

Likes: Hand-drawn graphics look, cuteness.

play: http://www.kongregate.com/games/aardman/home-sheep-home

Subterfuge

Subterfuge.
Strategy game.
By maker of "Dragon Age: Journeys".

Joran: plays like those covered-army-pieces-chess games.
play: http://www.rocket99.net/game/Subterfuge

Dawn of Sorcery

Dawn of Sorcery.
RPG.
By maker of "Dragon Age: Journeys".

Likes: Story; drawings
Dislikes: Linear game-play; lack of random monsters

play: http://armorgames.com/play/5386/dawn-of-sorcery

Joran: It's only playable up to chapter 2 now, up to a total of 4 chapters.  Kinda a kill-joy.  Will check back in later months.





edit: I kept this in KIV since 2010. What a damn disappointment that they did not follow up with Chapter 2 as promised.

Sushi Cat

Sushi Cat.
Pachinko inspired.
Sushi Cat is lonely. Lonely and very hungry. Help Sushi Cat out by guiding him to as much sushi as possible. Watch him grow fat as he eats more and more sushi along his way. Fill up his belly to win.

play: http://armorgames.com/play/5379/sushi-cat

Cannon Bods

Cannon Bods.
Defense game, shooter.

Joran: Pirates are parachuting in.  Clear them out of the skies by firing matching pirates.  Bonus score if you can score multiple hits.
play: http://www.gimme5games.com/index.jsp?id=cannonbods

Craqua

Craqua.
Defense game, shooter.

Joran: someone stupidly decided that no instructions was needed for this game!  use mouse to move and shoot.  prevent enemies from reaching the bottom of the screen.

play: http://onemorelevel.com/game/craqua
original host: http://www.gimme5games.com/index.jsp?id=craqua

Mining Truck

Mining Truck.
Physics game, driving simulation.

play: http://onemorelevel.com/game/mining_truck

27 February 2010

SAS Zombie Assault 2

SAS Zombie Assault 2.

Like: Areas to unlock
Dislike: Unforgiving death

play: http://ninjakiwi.com/Games/Action/Play/SAS-Zombie-Assault-2.html

26 February 2010

22 February 2010

M.U.L.E.

M.U.L.E.
Strategy game.
A free to download remake of the original M.U.L.E., with multiplayer ability.

Joran: Compete with other players to be the most successful colony.  Be sure to read the instructions very carefully. Hint: Go for economics of scale.

Download: http://www.planetmule.com/download

21 February 2010

Starmageddon

Starmageddon.
Scroller.

Like: Puts you in a powerful ship.
Dislikes: Lack of customisation; Level grinding; Game is too short (1 hr)

play: http://www.kongregate.com/games/Vibe13/starmageddon

StarCraft II Hero Profile: Matt Horner

StarCraft II Hero Profile: Matt Horner.
The second son of a minor merchant on Tyrador IX, Matt Horner grew up longing for something more interesting than his boring, safe life.

read more: http://starcraft2.com/features/heroes/horner.xml

20 February 2010

Ionic, the advance turret defence (Updated)

Ionic, the advance turret defence.

Likes: Resource "management"; Upgrades
Dislikes: Steep learning curve; lack of warning of new enemy types and what to counter it with

play: http://www.arcadebomb.com/play/ionic.html


















hints here: http://www.arcadebomb.com/play/ionic_walkthrough.html

19 February 2010

Straw Hat Samurai 2

Straw Hat Samurai 2.
Action game.

Joran: Has move moves and interesting enemies as compared to the original.  However, it feels less fun when I had to die countless times.

play: http://www.kongregate.com/games/Lutgames/straw-hat-samurai-2
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Infectonator! World Dominator

Infectonator! World Dominator.

Like: sadistic fun (eg: GTA, Godfather..)
Dislikes: level grinding; Higher level maps are a blur of actions; no upgrade of alert levels despite repeating raids.

play: http://www.bubblebox.com/play/action/1675.htm

12 February 2010

Romance Maker

Romance Maker.
Puzzle game.
Growth clone.

play: http://www.kongregate.com/games/agame/romance-maker/?referrer=hokage4354

Mechanical Commando 2

Mechanical Commando 2.
Action game.
Destroy everything type of mech game.

Like: Simple fun - destroy everything.
Dislikes: Level grinding; Story not captivating; Upgrades not clear on function

play: http://www.king.com/games/sponsored-games/mechanical-commando-2/play/?language=en_US

11 February 2010

Fortress Guardian

Fortress Guardian.
Defense game.

Joran: relive siege battles and bows and swords.

Like: Upgrades
Dislikes: Arrows can't be used in melee; shields are useless; headshots are not explained properly.

play: http://onemorelevel.com/game/fortress_guardian
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10 February 2010

Robot Unicorn Attack

Robot Unicorn Attack.
Arcade game.

Joran: Z to jump. X to dash.
play: http://games.adultswim.com/robot-unicorn-attack-twitchy-online-game.html

Balloon in a Wasteland

Balloon in a Wasteland.

Joran: your balloon crashed in a wasteland crawling with monsters.  Manage your time between repairing your balloon while holding off the monsters.

Likes: fun, light game to load.
Dislikes: Too short.

play: http://onemorelevel.com/game/balloon_in_a_wasteland

09 February 2010

Chibi Knight

Chibi Knight.

Likes: cute-ish.  Easy to clear dialogue boxes - no clicks needed!
Dislikes: Over-simple.  Level grinding

play: http://armorgames.com/play/5249/chibi-knight

StarTrek SG @ Airshow 2010

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StarTrek SG @ Airshow 2010.
photo taken by: Dr EMH





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04 February 2010

Rubble Trouble

Rubble Trouble.
Physics game - demolition.

Destroy buildings with whacky tools.

Likes: cuteish graphics, crewmen runs away from debris.
Dislikes: no visible high score by level

play: http://www.nitrome.com/games/rubbletrouble/index.html
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03 February 2010

ShellCore Command: Ep1 Final

ShellCore Command: Ep1 Final.
Strategy game.
Joran: Design the configuration of your spacecraft and save your living race of sentient spaceships from the infected.

Likes: Configurable
Dislikes: Lack of credits to add any significant re-designs

play: http://www.kongregate.com/games/Flashbacker/shellcore-command-ep1-final