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.
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.
Local studio Apex Creative are smashing it in 2016, having recently released their third game for the year! Hexasmash is the latest in brain-straining puzzles from the team, following on from the likes of the chaotic Quadrant and the level-filled Laserbreak 2.
Hexasmash is an action packed, highly addictive and super fun game.
Swing the pendulum and release the wrecking ball with perfect timing to destroy the hexagonal jewels in as few moves as possible. Destroy the blue hexagons to pass the level, and the more difficult green hexagons to unlock bonus levels.
» Interested in taking a swing at Hexasmash? You can grab this free piece of puzzling fun right now on Android and iOS.
Doggone it; looks like we missed the release of Imperial Unit‘s first game last month. So let’s paws for a moment to check out DogEatDog, a puzzle game about the survival of the fittest (and fluffiest).
Every dog has its day, but in a Dog Eat Dog world, there can only be one! Eat to survive through hundreds of challenging puzzles that will get your tail wagging and brain bursting. With a buffet of adorable animals, exotic locations, gorgeous graphics and unique puzzle mechanics – mass extinction has never been so much fun!
» To work your way up the furry friend food chain, grab DogEatDog for free now on Google Play or iTunes.
Are you the kind of person who can’t help but multitask? Have you nailed the art of using your phone while in a meeting, or perfected working on your laptop while watching TV? Well now is the time to test your skills, as Apex Creative‘s latest puzzle game Quadrant tasks you with switching back and forth between four screens to keep the game going.
Each quadrant represents a parallel dimension. Quickly select which quadrant you wish to exist in, to avoid the red obstacles.
You will start with 60 seconds on the clock. Tap to switch to one of four quadrants with perfect timing to avoid the red obstacles, and collect time extensions and extra points. If a red obstacle collides with you, it’s game over! If a green object makes contact with you, you gain extra time. Yellow or purple give you bonus points.
If you want to switch up your mobile gaming experience, jump on over to Google Play to get your hands on this simple but challenging game.
Local developer 42 BYTES recently released the alpha of their upcoming mobile game MOK, and they are now in need of some extraterrestrial testers. MOK features a host of cute little aliens trying to get to a party on time, all the while avoiding every manner of space obstacle.
It’s designed entirely in pencil and it’s about a cute little alien called MOK who is picking up his alien friends to attend a party.
The player is responsible to navigate the alien ship through different worlds (spiky field of thorns, moving bubbles etc) and tries to land beside his friends who excitedly jump up and down and then join him in his little ship.
The MOK alpha is now available for Android devices, and 42 BYTES would love your feedback! If you want to jump in alongside MOK and lend him a hand, zoom over to the developer’s website – but be careful how you fly, the ship has no brakes after all!
Jumping into 2016, Bear-Tooth Studios have released the demo of their latest game Super Salmon Migration into the wild. This migratory mobile game was first shown at the Perth Games Festival alongside Arbalest 3035, but now you have the chance to take it home and test your survival skills. Not only do you get to play the game early, you’ll be helping the developer tackle any issues, and fine-tuna the game.
Welcome to the Super Salmon Migration Demo! You play as a fish and must brave the treacherous waters whilst dodging various obstacles. Aquire collectables and trade them in for sweet Fi$h Bucks and buy some costumes.
You can grab the demo right now via Google Play, and get leap right into the action.
Mr Nibbles, that little hamster with big dreams of space exploration, is back again and this time he needs your help to take his game to the next level. Developed by Epic Shrimp, Mr Nibbles Forever is currently available on iOS and Android, but this rebellious rodent is looking to go one better and jet off to PC with Steam Greenlight.
Mr Nibbles Forever dreams of becoming the first Hamster in space…
Upon release, expect the game to be expanded to include new outfits with new exciting effects and sounds. More cute humor and more varied levels elements and challenging features. New challenge types and ways to challenge your friends. More and varied powerup types to win on the wheel.
To assist this astronaut in his adventure, give him the thumbs up for launch over on the Steam Greenlight page.
2015 was a big year for games in Western Australia, with over 20 titles being released to the world. Jumping in as the final game for the year was Rift Runner by AltF4Interactive, which featured (and launched) at Perth Games Festival. Although we missed announcing the news at the time as a result of a full festival schedule, we still think it’s important that you know about the game and its hurrying little hermit crab hero.
Take control of a hermit crab trying to escape a rift of oil, while collecting algae to increase your score in this endless runner. Then share your scores with friends via Facebook with the included social media functionality.
Rift Runner is available now on Android for just $0.99 (AUS), so scuttle on over to the Google Play store now and get your claws on it!