NImblebit, the creator of Tiny Tower, has developed another wonderfully cute social sim filled with teeny people with some place to go. There's just one problem: it is horribly obtuse – at least according to air traffic control newbie, KeithStuart.
The thing that you must never, ever forget about Zoonami’s powerfully loveable hairdresser sim is that it’s a powerfully realistic hairdresser sim, too. Okay, maybe 'realism' is the wrong term for a game starring a chatty radish. Let’s try exacting instead: Bonsai Barber is exacting.
It's time for another in our series of pieces examining the big moments in downloadable games.
Today, it's the forthcoming PSN marvel Journey getting a look-in - and don't worry, there are no spoilers ahead. (It's all Patrick Duffy's dream lol.)
Designing a game’s front-end is often something that’s left until very late in the development process – and even then its rarely thought of as part of the entire experience.
But that is wrong.
That’s why I think Fruit Ninja is a work of genius.
It's only the new instalment of Snapshot, a regular series looking at the big moments in downloadable games.
Today Chris is, inevitably, getting a bit carried away about Drop7. He's particularly excited about his new theory: it's all about drilling.
Explanation - of sorts - after the jump.
Welcome to the first episode of Snapshot, a regular series taking a quick look at some of the big moments from downloadable games. (We should have called it SnapShot, probably, but I hate that kind of thing.)
Today, Eric Chahi’s luminous Hoover-‘em-up gets the Snapshot treatment, thanks to a level that encourages you to drop the deity stuff and break out your art tools. Ready to paint with mountains? Let’s go.