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In a curiously empty and strange cosmos sits a tiny tuft of grassy earth floating in space, with a vaguely angelic looking chap on it.
Dynamo Games are nestled just off the centre of Dundee in an old fashioned tenement which serves them well. Starting as Dynamo Computing, they made the transition from pre-iPhone apps, “We created mobile apps before the iPhone was even a … Continue reading
From the 6 note intro to Donkey Kong, to the psuedo-classical pretensions of Final Fantasy, the sounds and music of the gaming world have advanced as fast as any graphics, any controller or any rise in sales in the industry. … Continue reading
Falling blocks games are many and varied: match colours, complete the line… that sort of thing. What developers YoYo Games have done here is blend together a whole load of ideas and dress it up as a monkey/panda/jungle animal theme. … Continue reading
If someone suggested that an environmentally themed game described as a cross between Sim City and Tetris was good, even great, then you’d probably roll your eyes and walk away. City RAIN is that game and it even manages to … Continue reading
Game genres are a double-edged sword in that we now find it so easy to pigeon-hole games. It’s got cars in it, so it must be a racing game, or it focuses on lots of gunplay, therefore it must be … Continue reading
Having purchased a couple of Guinea Pigs the other week, I’ve realised that they’re a lot like videogames: they’re great fun to play with, both alone and with friends, and whilst they have a high intial startup cost, the benefits … Continue reading
To some, fiddling about with the fundamentals of the godfather of gaming, Tetris, is the equivalent of squatting on the Mona Lisa and curling one out. Yet with a now yearly update to the mobile version of Tetris, game makers … Continue reading
Block-based puzzle games are ten-a-penny these days yet few shake up the formula as much as Lumines. A subtle blend of rhythm action and a music based score system this gives the block puzzler a new lease of life. The … Continue reading