title: Mechanoid Army
genre: jump´n run
price: 240 points
Do you like cute robots? I know i do and even if they are evil, the robots in Mechanoid Army are still cute. This is a short but quite worthwile Jump´n Run in which you have to defeat the Mechanoid Army. The price of 240 points for maybe an hour of gameplay might be too much for some, but if you don´t mind, then you really should have a look at this games.
A jump´n run without enemies? Yeah – and it even works great. SmallCaveGames show with Opac´s Journey how to give you a great game just on pure jump´n run basics. This game tells you the story of Opac and is the prologue to the upcoming action rpg Ophidian Wars: The legend of Kilflame.
If Decimation X is Space Invaders on drugs, then Crossfire is Decimation X on some really hard drugs with techno and some stroboscopic and colourful lights in the background. Yeah that´s a good thing – really.
UPDATE: The price has been reduced to 1$ (80MSP) and the game got some updates reducing the difficulty and adding a few new options making it an even better deal!
As simple as it gets – you control the game with just 1 button and still there are riddles to solve and a real gameplay. Based on physics you have to get a sleepwalker back into his bed. The game is quite short, but also really fun – for 80 points a good deal.
Take some 80s sprites, put them into a modern 3d enviroment and add some cool retro soundtracks that just fit the mix. Combine it with a simple and addictive snowboard gameplay and you get Pixel Boarder – with 240 points not on the cheap site this game is still worth your money. Have a look at the trial – after a few minutes in the game you will know if you like it.
The most beautiful game on Xbox Live Indie Games today – nice gameplay, cool sound and an atmosphere to dive into. You take on the role of Lumi and have to bring light back into the world. Not an easy title and some flaws impair an otherwise excellent gaming experience. Still it´s absolutely worth the 400 points asked and a title you don´t want to miss if you like jump´n runs!
This game is as much a puzzle game with great riddles as it is a cool Jump´n Run. In 20 levels full of deathtraps and brain melting riddles your little squirrel has to find secret document pages and the way to the next level … great game, best level design i have seen in ages – but it´s for the hardcore crowd. While beeing fair all the time, the riddles are very tough. You really should have a look at this one!
Dark is at a place, where art is right around the corner. Beautiful light effects and cool sound immerse you into a dense atmosphere. Sadly Dark is too easy and short und will only give you a 20-40 minute gaming experience.
This is Unreal Tournament with apes and a 3rd person perspective – you play (team-)deatmatch or capture the flag rounds on many levels of different sizes. The overall quality of this game by far exceeds indie norms on the Xbox 360.
Wool is a sheep herding game – you play a dog that has to bring the herd back from the green. It´s quite simple and fun, but you have to look out for water ponds – stupid as they are, sheep drown easily.