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Job Opportunity: Snr iOS Developer

Link text displayed reads "MyKicks.io". The image shows a kicking a soccer ball towards the goals, as a trail of light arches behind the ball. A speed rating of 67 mph sits in the top left corner.

Perth startup Formalytics are working on an augmented reality training app for soccer, and are looking for a Senior iOS Developer to join their squad. Utilising computer vision to track the ball, the app calculates the speed and trajectory in order to help users improve their kicks over time. Here’s what Formalytics are looking for in their latest recruit:

We’re seeking a senior iOS developer to help take us to global release. Specifically, we’re looking for a developer who has experience with Swift, Git, unit testing and has a few apps under their belt. Bonus points awarded for a strong background in maths and/or 3D graphics.

Check out the app trailer below for more details on the app itself. To apply for the Senior iOS Developer position, send your resume and/or a link to your portfolio to tech [at] formalytics.io

Asteroids3D navigates its way onto iTunes

A screenshot from the game Asteroid3D. A spaceship is flying straight ahead, an asteroid sits directly in its path while other float in the distance. Further ahead, a much larger spacecraft hovers, with huge rings of energy emanating from it. Image URL links to main Asteroids3D game website.

Experience a gaming classic reimagined as you fight to survive an onslaught of destructive space rocks in Asteroids3D. The first game by Bunbury-based indie developer Shaun Procter, this endless arcade shooter draws inspiration from the asteroid fields of The Empire Strikes Back and breathes new life into the iconic Asteroids game of days gone by.

  • Test your skills and the odds against ever increasing and endless asteroid fields and enemy ships
  • Three levels of difficulty with a dedicated leaderboard for each
  • Use guided missile to take on the enemy
  • Score pickups for shield recharges, max shield/ammo increases
  • No two games are the same through heavy use of randomization

Click here to explore this game space on the iTunes store, and check out the video below for a glimpse into the future of asteroid destruction.

Unearth Beneath the Basement on Mobile

Image Text Reads: “Beneath the Basement”. The URL links to the game’s Facebook page. Image is a game screenshot where a small, rounded human-like character stands in a black silhouetted graveyard. The character has large black eyes with white pupils, the left eye larger than the right. Gravestones and crosses sit on the grass against a misty white sky, to the left are tree branches and to the right the edge of a gazebo. In the centre of the image are two icons, stating “Available on the iPhone App Store” and “Android App on Google Play”.

Search the darkest depths from the safety of your mobile phone in Beneath the Basement, a new game for Android and iOS by local developer Mitch Perry. Combining cute and creepy, this eery adventure is an entertaining challenge for all.

Fight and Explore your way out of this exciting new 2D shadowy platformer Beneath the Basement! Avoid traps and collect as many lives as you can across 20 levels while slaying demonic creatures that lurk below. Will you manage to escape?

If you believe you have what it takes, begin your descent by uncovering the game on iTunes or GooglePlay. Be sure to check out the video trailer below to prepare yourself for the upcoming adventure into despair.

 

Enjoy new Augmented Reality game, Fidget Spinner: Journey of the Secrets

Text reads" Fidget Spinner: Journey of Secrets." To the right of the image are three metallic fidget spinner toys. In the foreground is a spinner made of brass, behind it sits one stylized in Aztec Mayan patterns, another brightly coloured with rocket segments, and the last featuring a clock face and golden edges.

Delve into the secrets of the fidget spinner craze, with eZones’ new augmented reality game for iOS and Android that asks “…Could spinners actually be ancient?” Using your phone’s camera Fidget Spinner: Journey of the Secrets combines the real world with fantastically designed 3D spinners, plus there’s a virtual reality mode for those with Google cardboard. All for free!

This is simply the best fidget spinner simulator available. These spinners are just like the real thing with eye-popping 3D visuals and lighting, real sounds sampled from actual fidget spinners, and accurate real-time physics. Touch and turn, swipe them, or rapid tap the center to reach maximum spin speed.

A screenshot from the game Fidget Spinner: Journey of Secrets. The screenshot shows a photograph of a man's open hand with the palm facing the viewer. In this hand sits a 3D fidget spinner, the model overlayed using Augmented Reality. Around the edges of the screen are the user interface for the game.‘Journey of Secrets’ is not just a simulator, it’s also an idle/clicker game. Each spinner within the game has a target number of spins: reach it to unlock the next. As you unlock each spinner more clues will be revealed to help you discover the true purpose of these intriguing devices. Do you have what it takes to discover all their secrets?

 

You can grab the game for free now on Google Play and iTunes. Check out the official trailer below to get a glimpse of the shiny, spinning goodness of Fidget Spinner: Journey of the Secrets.

Sloth Climb ascends on Mobile

URL links to webpage for Sloth Climb game. Image features a jungle scene, with dirt floor edged by trees and foliage. On the left, a jungle cat sits on its hing legs leaning back. In front of it sits a large plate of fruits. Behind the fruit sits a sloth, facing forward, it's arms stretched towards the food.  On the top right, a toucan sits on a branch with wings outstretched.

Escape the urban jungle with a simple tap of the button in Sloth Climb, the latest from local studio Zloph. Featuring an adorable Sloth in need of assistance, it’s a surprisingly quick game considering the speed of its endangered protagonist.

A little sloth was doing his business on the ground one day but all of a sudden, a growl from an approaching carnivore was heard. Now with your power of the ‘TAP’ you will help the young sloth climb. The little sloth must continually climb while avoiding the mindless birds that get in its way and might as well collect a few stars and fruit that the sloth passes by, can never have too many stars and fruit in one’s journey.  Climb to new heights to avoid the pursuit of the very hungry beast and reclaim the iron throne of the biggest scores among all the sloths.

Sloth Climb is available with a free Android version, free iOS version, and Pro (paid, add-free) versions on Android, and Windows phone. See below for a look at the gameplay, or you can check out the main website for more info.

Animation of Sloth Climb gameplay. A jungle scene, with a sloth hanging on a tree trunk at the left. An arrow rotates above it showing which direction it will jump. Tapping the screen makes the sloth jumps to the right tree, and the arrow appears again. As the sloth jumps back and forth climbing higher up the trees, it collects stars and points. A miss-timed jump has the sloth go too high and miss the tree, it falls and the animation restarts.

Last DriverZ rolls out on Android and iOS

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Get behind the wheel and brush up on your apocalypse survival skills in 42 Byte‘s latest zombie-slaying mobile game Last DriverZ. It’s fast, free, and full of unwitting undead to entertain you.

Dive into the post-apocalyptic world of the DriverZ trying to make your way through beat up streets, threading through wreckages, running over zombies, and pillaging old warehouses and general stores trying to upgrade your vehicles and recruit more people for your group of survivors!

Check out the video below to get an idea of the gameplay you can expect. Then you can start your engines and survive the end of the world by grabbing Last DriverZ for Android or iOS.

Join the simple fun of Join the Dots

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The team at Ezone are at it again, having released another entertaining title for mobile… Join the Dots! It’s quick, easy, and you can tap right into the fun now!

It’s a simple premise that really tests your reflexes and strategic thinking – tap on the dots to connect them before they move off the screen, while avoiding the squares. New themes are unlocked by collecting stars during gameplay. Whether you are a score chaser or a collector ‘Join The Dots’ has you covered!

Get a sneak peek of the gameplay below, or join in right now on iOS and Google Play.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZN_0X0LR0k?w=500&h=281

Super Salmon Migration makes a Splash

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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.

The Incidence, Coincidences and Apple TV

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Retro-styled dodging game The Incident has been entertaining on iOS since 2010, but it still full of surprises. Developers Big Bucket Software have now brought the title to Apple TV, and expanded it to include ‘Coincidents’ mode so up to 4-Player can jump in.

Run, dodge and jump your way to safety as an angry rain of just about everything in the world falls and builds a mountain of platforms for you to climb up, up… up to the source of it all: the cause of THE INCIDENT.

You can start investigating The Incident over on iTunes now; to get playing on Apple TV, ready your Siri Remote, MFi compatible controller, or devices with the iOS version of the app and start dodging!


(The Incident multiplayer video with thanks to App Advice.com)

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.

https://youtu.be/ehYXWPi_lKU&w=500&h=281