Reprisal is arguably better than the game that informed it. The only downside is that it’s Flash. Imagine if this was an iPad or Android game instead.
Super Mario Bros. X is a fan-made Mario game that borrows from all the previous Mario games (including “Mario Paint” and surprisingly, Metroid). For fans of oldschool Nintendo, it’s pure nostalgia:
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Play it at http://www.supermariobrothers.org/
Launched yesterday is a brand-spanking new-material-laden WordPress website for Limbo, an artistic, sidescrolling platformer. Limbo is engineered by Copenhagen-based Playdead Games which I’m proud to call my neighbours. As you can see from the screenshot above, the game is absolutely gorgeous, and it’s even better-looking when it’s moving, so you should definately check out the newest trailer on the website, and this gameplay footage from Gametrailers.com.
Play Super Mario Bros. as Samus Aran, Mega Man, Link or other Nintendo 8-bit era characters. It’s absolutely awesome.
OpenTTD is an open source clone of the Microprose game “Transport Tycoon Deluxe”, a business simulation games, in which the player is in control of a transport company, and can compete against rival companies to make as much profit as possible by transporting passengers and various goods by road, rail, sea or by air.
My friend, Brian Meidell, has spent the last several years polishing what is no doubt the ultimate in match-3 puzzlers. It’s got great music, a puzzle-quest-esque experience point system, powerups and otherwise completely snappy brick matching. It’s absolutely awesome, and you should buy it for Windows today, or wait a little while for a mac version which is in the pipes and coming soon.
If you ever played Mega Man, you know that Mega Man 2 was the best of the series, not only because of its awesome 8bit soundtrack. If you played Mega Man 2, you’ll also squirm in delight at this piano rendition of Air Mans theme. As an added bonus, here’s the entire 8bit Mega Man 2 soundtrack on Grooveshark.