Chime Sharp, the sequel to one of my favourite old XBLA games, is now out on Steam. It’s got music by Kavinsky and Chvrches, and is rather good if you’re into games like Lumines.
Chime was one of the best games ever released on Xbox Live Arcade. That was five years ago, though, so here comes Chime Sharp, a sequel (this time on PC) that looks to both add new stuff while fixing elements of the original game.
Valve is giving Steam users a new way to win video games—up to a hundred of them!—and even score some new headwear in Team Fortress 2. The "Great Steam Treasure Hunt" is a game for winning games.
Anyone fancy a free copy of the rather excellent Chime, for the PC? I'll be dumping ten Steam codes via Twitter later tonight.[UPDATE - All gone! Sorry!]
That's right, Marvin Gaye is getting a video game.
There are plenty of games around that are built to be played any time. There are few, sadly, that specialise in being played under select conditions. Like if you're stressed. Or have stumbled home from the pub at 3am.
This week's Xbox Live Arcade release is Chime, the Zoë Mode developed musical puzzle game that may evoke thoughts of Lumines with its quad-building mechanic, quad-clearing timeline and choice soundtrack selections.
Founded in 2007, publishers OneBigGame have this week unveiled their first game: a puzzler featuring big-name music acts, with proceeds from the title's sales going towards some big-name charity groups.