Wednesday, March 29

Tag: Puzzle video games


Angry Birds Game Pulled From Store In The Worst Way

Image: Rovio GamesRovio Games announced yesterday that it will remove the paid version of the app from the Google Play Store “due to the game’s impact on our wider games portfolio” on Thursday, February 23. The studio’s other games are all free-to-play titles featuring microtransactions while the original Rovio Classics: Angry Birds just features one price paid upfront. Now, fans are upset the developer is choosing microtransactions as its primary business strategy.“Additionally, the game will be renamed to Red’s First Flight in the App Store pending further review. Rovio: Classics Angry Birds will remain playable on devices on which the game has been downloaded, even after it has been delisted,” the tweet from Rovio Games continued.The classic Angry Birds game is the only one you can get ...

Indie Puzzler Baba Is You Gets Tax-Filing Spin-Off, Out Now

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Hempuli aka Arvi Teikari, the developer behind the adorably excellent push-puzzler Baba Is You. Well, Teikari is back with another game in the Baba-verse. This time, though, instead of pushing objects and altering the rules of reality, you are pushing tax papers in a short exercise of comedic relief. That’s right, the white little critter is doing their taxes in the aptly titled Baba Files Taxes.Read More: Baba Is You Is A Brilliant Puzzle GameThis new game, available for free on (Windows only), tasks you with helping the smol cat-dog thing get their taxes completed. There’s just one problem, though: the deadline to file is tonight! You’d better rush to get Baba’s paperwork done while there’s still time. What does this look like in practice...

Videogame Atlas Is A Love Letter To Game Levels & Architecture

I love video games, I love architecture and I love fancy books about both, so the upcoming Videogame Atlas is something I am super interested in checking out when it releases.The book, which takes “influence from late-20th-century experimental architecture publications”, has been written by Luke Caspar Pearson and Sandra Youkhana (both architectural designers with a strong interest in video game worlds), and is described on its listing as:Through panoramic maps, intricate exploded diagrams and illustrations all prepared exclusively for this publication, Videogame Atlas presents wholly new perspectives on twelve popular videogame worlds. Taking influence from late-20th-century experimental architecture publications, this large-format book offers a playful yet detailed new way of seeing the...