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Symphony of the Machine sets out on Steam and Playstation VR

Logo: "Symphony of the Machine", stylized to represent a laser beam being bounced onto a symbol. The background of the image is screenshot from the game: in it the sky is dark and cloudy, while rain falls outside of futuristic metal window. Symbols sit on the left and right side of the window radiating light, and blue smoke rises on the right outside the window.

Following months of testing and teasers, Stirfire Studios’ new virtual reality game Symphony of the Machine is out now on Playstation VR, and Steam (HTC Vive compatible, with Oculus coming soon). So get your mind in puzzle mode and prepare to while away the hours altering the weather.

Symphony of the Machine is a short puzzle game that really taps into the concepts of virtually reality. The game is kept simple, whilst the puzzles are tactical and challenging. If you are looking for a great VR puzzle game that should only take a few hours to complete, give this gem a spin.

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Feast your eyes upon their mixed reality trailer below, and check out their website for more details on the game. To leap into the landscape straight away, head on over to the PlayStation store or Steam.

Disclaimer: In the interest of transparency, please note that the author of this article is associated with this games project.

Paradigm Releases to Positive Reviews

Text: "Paradigm" and Russian/Cyrillic script translation "Парадигма". Image Description: Behind the text are the faces of mutant main character 'Paradigm' (facing forward) and antagonist toupee-wearing sloth 'Olof' (Looking to the right)

Sliding onto Steam earlier this month, the locally-made Paradigm is pulling in rave reviews thanks to its unique humour and phat beatsies. Created by Jacob Janerka after a successful Kickstarter, the high praise heaped upon it so far includes a 9/10 from Destructoid, 9/10 from Press Start, and an 8/10 from IGN.

Paradigm is as traditional a point-and-click as I’ve played in a while, with a design, structure, and sense of humour that wouldn’t feel out of place in the genre’s heyday of the early ‘90s. Channelling the anything-goes spirit of LucasArts and Sierra’s comedy classics like Sam n’ Max Hit the Road and Space Quest with a touch of the truly surreal, it presents a fun story that I won’t soon forget. Because hey, a talking sloth named Olaf wearing a Trump-like toupee that vomits candy bars is inherently unforgettable.
 – Kosta Andreadis (IGN)

So if hanging out with handsome mutants like Paradigm sounds like your kind of thing, simply head on over to Steam and let the point-and-click adventure begin.

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.

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.  

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!

New Trailer for VR Game Valiant

Text: Valiant, by Offpeak Games

Locally-made VR multiplayer game Valiant by Offpeak Games is set for release soon, and we are pleased to be able to share the game’s early access trailer with you!

Valiant is a fast paced, mounted medieval combat game for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It was certainly a crowd pleaser at the Perth Games Festival in 2014 & 2015, and the developers have been working hard to deliver the best multiplayer medieval mayhem experience possible.

https://youtu.be/QbAuXrLLux8&w=500&h=281

Stay in your saddles and keep your lances at the ready – we shall let you know as soon as it hits early access release on Steam this April.

UPDATE: Final Days Greenlit on Steam!

Congratulations to +7 Software on the news that Final Days will be heading to Steam. Great work gamers! Thanks for supporting a local developer.

 

 

Original Post: Vote for Final Days on Steam Greenlight

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Last month we wrote about the release of the Final Days alpha, an upcoming zombie shooter by local developer +7 Software. If you have yet to jump into the frantic survival game now is the time, because they need your help (and more importantly votes) to get onto Steam Greenlight!

Final Days is a fast-paced and intense multiplayer shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world. It’s an arcade style game designed to be quick, simple, and fun. Inspirations include classics such as Smash TV, Gauntlet, Alien Breed, and Grand Theft Auto.

Can you survive?

If you’re interested in seeing what the end of humanity has to offer, you can download the alpha demo here. To help a local dev out and get the game onto Steam, simply make your way down the dark halls of Steam Greenlight and give it a thumbs up.

 

World’s Fastest Pizza storms Steam

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World’s Fastest Pizza is a quick, comical and somewhat crude game by Oscar Brittain, which you may have caught at the 2015 Perth Games Festival (complete with pizza-box controller). Well at last this cheesy piece of gaming goodness has been delivered and is now available for human consumption via Steam and Itchio!

In World’s Fastest Pizza you must deliver pizza to the denizens of Australia using an armory of SUPERPOWERS and NOT-SO-SUPERPOWERS in your quest to rid the land of hunger and rebuild your space ship to return home.

This one is not for kids, but if you’re up for an order of irreverent humour and amusing Australianism head on over on Steam or Itchi.io.  Hurry up, you’ve got pizzas to deliver!

Mr Nibbles Forever sets sights on Steam

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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.

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BrambleLash reaches out on Steam Greenlight

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Spring is here, and the blooming plant-based protagonists of BrambleLash are getting ready to venture off into the outside world. This creative co-op game is the work of the ByteSprite crew, who you may remember from such posts as “BrambleLash Demo Out Now” and “Oompf! Games fund Winners Announced“. Now they’re reaching out to you, so why not lend a hand and help bring this game about connecting with friends onto Steam.

BrambleLash is a spritely multiplayer co-op with tactical team-and-swap strategy. Enchanted sprites work together to defeat slimy invaders in a whimsical setting full of glimmering shadows. Connect, co-operate or betray to win!

If you’re keen to see this game grow, head on over to the Steam Greenlight page and give them a green-thumbs up!

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