Growing up, one of my favorite CD-ROM games was called The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield. As games go, it wasn’t that advanced, but it let me take a virtual, interactive tour through my favorite television show. The game had in-jokes from the show, voices from the cast, and perfect attention to detail. It was awesome.
It looks like Shoot Many Robots, Demiurge Studios' straightforwardly titled, Metal Slug-like robot slaughterfest, has finally made its way to mobile devices. Well, Android devices, at least—though an iOS version is on its way. Owlchemy Labs, the folks behind 2011's cuddly physics-based game Snuggle Truck, also helped…
Owlchemy Labs' game about transporting cute animals but secretly about smuggling illegal immigrants is now overtly about My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Cautious driving brohoof!
Please check out our game, the developer of Jack Lumber asked me, as I walked through the indie booth.
Let's say you make a video game that involves driving illegal immigrants across protected borders, a game that's deemed "disgraceful" and in "poor taste" before it's even been released. That game, Smuggle Truck, is then submitted to the iTunes App Store. It is, unsurprisingly, rejected. What do you do? Make Snuggle…
If turning the plight of illegal immigrants risking their lives to sneak into the U.S. into a goofy iPhone racing game didn't amuse critics of Smuggle Truck: Operation Immigration, maybe the game's legal immigration mode will.