Back in 2010 when we were first getting to know Windows Phone 7, indie developer Mommy's Best Games demonstrated the platform's power with a mobile version of its unique Xbox Live Indie bullet-hell shooter, Shoot 1UP. Two years later...
Do you have an Xbox 360? Have you booted it up recently and had a bunch of ads tumble at you, like so much luggage in an overhead compartment after a turbulent flight?
In Serious Sam: Double D, you will beat a hasty retreat as scores of giant, headless Amazonian women carrying lit cartoon-style bombs over their naughty bits chase you.
While Croteam occupies itself crafting the third entry in the Serious Sam franchise, indie developers Mommy's Best Games, Be-Rad Entertainment, and Vlambeer take Sam places he's never been before in three new indie games.
When life gives you explosions, you make Explosionade. Someone gave Mommy's Best Games a huge pile of explosions, and they made this.
Meet Grapple Buggy, an upcoming Xbox Live Community Games title that reaches deep within the psyche to reference fondly remembered games like Bionic Commando and Blaster Master, with a little Contra-esque alien design.