Of all the free-to-play mobile games I’ve”donated” to, none received more of my hard-earned cash than Big Blue Bubble’s magical monster music game. Now there’s a sequel, and I am already hooked.
You know what we need? A tower defense game based on a 2003 Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, and Will Ferrell movie about 30-something men partying at college. Someone had that thought, and now we have an Android and iOS game.
Thanks to the success of titles like Dragonvale you can't swing a dead lizard without hitting a dozen games that feature mystical islands filled with magical creatures having sex with one another to create new magical creatures. Developer Big Blue Bubble has taken the sub-genre and made it into a musical.
After one level you see clearly the inspiration for Paper Munchers. It's a physics puzzle that places a premium on completion in the fewest turns. Ergo, Angry Birds, and why not. It's the ultimate lottery winner in mobile games development.
Garters & Ghouls is a fun little adventure game that puts you in control of recently deceased débutante Marie Dupois as she fights her way through the horrors of The Thrum on the hunt for her still living husband.
Just in case you missed my last preview, here's a little history lesson. The Fighting Fantasy books were penned back in the late 70s/early 80s by now-game developers Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone. They were pretty popular in the UK, but over here in the US, we liked choose-your-own adventures where not every path…