Tag Archives: Platformer

Super Knight World – An Homage to 8-bit Gaming

Games like Super Mario and Ghouls n’ Ghosts remind us of that era of challenging-yet-simple 8-bit gameplay. Coffeemuggames knows this, and is in the development process for Super Knight World, a game that uses the..

PAX East First Impressions – Fenix Rage

Among hundreds of platformers out there, created by eager indie beginners and not-so-beginners, very few stand out in the crowd. Some of the more notable ones are probably Super Meat Boy, Bloody Trapland, and Default..

Student Project Pinwheel Cartwheels to Mobile and PC

“Student Game Developers: Got Game?” is the question asked on the clay.io page, looking for fledgling game makers to post their creations. The challenge? Create an HTML 5 game that’s mobile-friendly. Patrick Pistor’s entry for..

Gunplay Bets on 2D Sci-fi Complexity

Shocknights Studios’ newest game is called Gunplay, a sci-fi 2D platform shooter. It’s not just any old 2D game, going beyond the typical jump and shoot buttons while defeating enemies and doing some platforming. To start..

Magnetic by Nature – Full of Robotic Adventure

Imagine – you’re the last robot still functional. Your friends are scattered throughout ruins, disabled and lost, and you must make your way to each one to reactivate them. This is the premise of Magnetic By..

Imagine Me Enters Early Access

Imagine that. Today, developer KinifiGames released their early access build of Imagine Me. The game is a 2D adventure platformer that tells the story of a young boy named Robbe. Well, what little he can..

Kinect-based Game Fru Wins Big at Global Game Jam 2014

During this year’s Global Game Jam, a battlefield of 48 sleepless, fruitful developer hours, Fru garnered both the audience’s and judge’s recognition at their local Jam, in Breda, Netherlands. The theme this year was “we don’t see..