Goat Up is a love letter to perhaps the one genre of game that game maker Jeff Minter and his team at Llamasoft had never made: The platformer.
Jeff Minter, he of Mutant Camels and Space Giraffe fame, is back with another iPhone title. This one's called Deflex, and it's a remake of sorts of Superdeflex, which Minter made in 1982. [Touch Arcade]
Hall of fame video game create Jeff Minter doesn't make bland games. They're a festival of old-school graphics and techno music. And he demonstrates his latest, Minotaur Rescue, while wearing a minotaur mask.
Tiga's and Llamasoft visuals go together like peanut butter and acid, the aesthetic that founder and ruminant obsessive Jeff Minter has become (in)famous for over the developer's 25-year-plus history.
Jeff Minter's Llamasoft is so very pleased with PC Gamer UK's 92% review of the PC version of Space Giraffe that they've spilled the beans on the release date for their next title, Gridrunner+++.
Llamasoft's Space Giraffe is, shall we say, one of the more critically divisive Xbox LIVE titles. Its brand of rock-hard psychedelic blasting and crazed art direction splitting gamers into love and hate camps more effectively than Marmite sushi. When the title hits the PC, though, Llamasoft developer Giles (Ivan…