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Final Days now on Steam Early Access

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Shooting onto Steam in a blaze of bullets, locally-made zombie slaughter game Final Dayz is out now in early access. Created by +7 Software, this killer title was Greenlit early this year and proved popular at the recent Perth Games Festival. But more importantly, this upcoming title is killer training material for anyone planning to survive a zombie apocalypse – so be sure to check it out.

Final Days is a fast-paced and intense multi-player shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world. It attempts to blend retro arcade style with modern elements. The design goal is for the game to be quick and simple to play while providing an enjoyable challenge. Inspirations include titles such as Smash TV, Gauntlet, Killing Floor, and Left 4 Dead.

Can you survive?

Head on over to Steam now, to get in early on an excellent undead experience and prepare for humanity’s final days. You can also check out the action in the alpha video below.

Star Hammer set to strike on Xbox One

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Perth-based studio Black Lab Games have just announced that their turn-based space strategy game Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy will be making its way to Xbox One on August 26th! The title hit Steam and then iPad last year, and now it has been customised for all your controller-based gaming needs.

Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy is a game of 3D tactical space battles. Play your part in the Second Contact War in a campaign with a branching story and over 60 missions, or create your own scenarios in skirmish mode battles.

Give your orders, and watch the results in explosive pausable real-time. Tailor your arsenal of crew abilities and assault class ships as your fleet grows with your command. Exploit the enemy’s weaknesses with superior positioning and flanking manoeuvres to inflict devastating damage.

Check out their Xbox One trailer below, and keep an eye out for enemy Nautalids on your home console come August 26th.

Super Salmon Migration makes a Splash

Super Salmon Migration by Oscar Brittain

Leaping out onto mobile is the latest release by Bear-Tooth Studios, the speedy and stylish Super Salmon Migration. After testing the waters at the Perth Games Festival and Playup Perth, both the game and it’s featured fast little fish are ready to adventure out into the world.

Super Salmon Migration is a endless swimmer. Play as a salmon, braving treacherous waters, dodging obstacles and trying to get a far as you can. A long the way collect stuff to sell for fish-bucks and buy yourself some sweet costumes.

Check out the video below for a glimpse beneath the waves at the world of Super Salmon Migration. And if you’re keen to catch this cool title, simple dive over to Google Play or iTunes.

Hexasmash 2 heads to Android

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Say hello to Hexasmash 2, the latest puzzling piece of fun from Mandurah team Apex Creative (also known as errorsevendev). Adding a new twist to their shape-smashing title, this time your shooting skills and sharp mind are simultaneously put to the test!

Aim and shoot the balls at the hexagonal targets, using the dozens of awesome physics objects to clear a path or set up the perfect shot. See how many balls it takes you to smash all the targets! Destroy the blue hexagons to pass the level, and the green hexagons to unlock bonus levels.

Use your logical thinking skills to take advantage of the objects in each level. Portals, elevators, crates, bouncy blocks, launchers and more.

Get your hands on Hexasmash 2 for free now by heading over to Google Play. Be sure to check out the studio’s other games as well, including Volatives, Quadrant and Laserbreak 2.

Sidestep swoops onto Android for Free

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Viron Software are hitting the retro vibe with their first game release, the quick and chaotic Android title called Sidestep. All you need to do is direct your triangular little ship left and right to avoid an onslaught of other shapes in space.

Some of the features of this one are:

– Includes never-ending levels.
– Compete against your friends on worldwide leader-boards.
– Obtain over 60 in-game achievements.
– Contains over 25 unique levels.
– Features three different game modes.
– Gradually increased difficulty to suit any player.
– Constant updates to include new levels.

It’s fast-paced, fun and available for free right now. So to swoop in for some side-swiping fun, simply shoot on over on Google Play.

Wanda – A Beautiful Apocalypse now on PC

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Don’t wander the wastelands alone; Kodot Games have a pair of pleasant robots ready to keep you company, if you can find them. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, the post-apocalyptic Wanda is out now!

Wanda is a story-focused game but completely free of comprehensible dialogue. The entire story is told through the subtle interactions between the two robots and the environment itself in a “show, don’t tell” style.

Join this little adventure, solve mini-puzzles and witness the story unfold. Experience a whole new perspective of a post apocalyptic world through art-style reminiscent of a children’s book and delightful soundtracks.

Head on over to Steam or itch.io* now to join the little bots on their big adventure. You can also experience the lovely sounds of the apocalypse (no, really!) with the Wanda Original Sounds Track over on Soundcloud.

*Bonus: Wanda is 20% off over on itchio until June 19, 2016.  

Volatiles Explodes onto Android for Free

Volatiles - Explosive Slide Puzzle

Sliding onto the scene in a fiery blaze of colourful squares, Volatiles is the latest game from Mandurah-based studio Apex Creative (aka errorsevendev). This is the fourth title released by the diligent dev team this year, with a new style of puzzles to pique your interest and challenges to charm you.

Volatiles is a slide puzzle like no other. You have control of fire, TNT, wood and water tiles. You must destroy all rocks with TNT by sliding the tiles into position. Be careful – these tiles react with each other and one wrong move might ruin your game!

You can get tapping in Volatiles for free now by heading on over to Google Play. Be sure to check out the studio’s other games as well, including the likes of HexasmashQuadrant and Laserbreak 2.

Little Alien MOK lands on Android for Free

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Blasting off with their first game, 42 Bytes has recently released MOK on Android. It will catch your eye with its simple but stylish graphics, and keep you playing with some solid spaceship gameplay.

Help little alien MOK control a fragile spaceship in a game about exploring hand-drawn planets and picking up stranded friends. Be quick but careful as you tap your way through sketchy caverns, putting your skills to the test and collecting extra terrestrial travellers along the way.

Join MOK in his mission to aid his alien friends by flying on over to Google Play. Don’t have an Android phone?  Stay tuned because MOK is also set to land on iOS and itch.io in the not too-distant future.

Get Thwart GEO on Mobile now for Free

Thwart: Easy to play, hard to master

After trialling their latest titles at Playup Perth, not to mention testing the tenacity of their players, Kalgoorlie-based studio Outback Pixels has officially released Thwart GEO! It may look simple, but don’t let those geometric enemies and stylish backgrounds fool you. This pleasant-looking mobile game is ready to challenge and entertain, so it’s time to get those thumbs into shape.

A retro-arcade-style shooter reminiscent of an era when games were easy to play but hard to master. The super simple controls make a challenging and frustratingly addictive game that will push your steering and aiming skills to the limit! Avoid, trap and blast different types of enemies in a mesmerizing geometrical world and warp out of dangerous situations by simply shaking your device.

Thwart Geo is available now for free on both iTunes or Google Play. So put your thumbs and patience to the test, and set off into a shape-filled space.

 

Mr Nibbles blasts off on Steam

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Following a successful Greenlight campaign, Epic Shrimp‘s little hamster is now a step closer to achieving his space exploration dreams! That’s right, Mr Nibbles Forever is now available on Steam with even more outfits, challenges and nibbles to munch.

Help Mr. Nibbles break out of his cage-prison and roam across the dangerous spider-infested backyard landscape before hopping in his handy rocket ship and blasting into space. Each stage contains unique graphics, backgrounds and sounds.

Mr Nibbles Forever is out now for Windows, OS X, SteamOS and Linux, in addition to iOS. And how’s this for an extra tasty nibble? The game is 15% off until May 7!

Mr Nibbles, run freeeeee!