This week on "Best Of Indie Games," we take a look at some of the top independent PC Flash/downloadable titles released over this last week.
The goodies in this edition include a level-based multitouch puzzler for the iPad, a PlayStation 3 and PS Vita cross-playable action game, an Android game that aims to capture the spirit of imagination, plus the upgraded commercial edition of Turtle Cream's IGF China 2010-winning title Sugar Cube
Here's some recent highlights from IndieGames.com:
Game Pick: 'Help Volty'
(Tvndra Games, commercial indie)
takes place within a wooden box filled with deadly traps. Players must use the series of gears, knobs, wires, and other tools presented in each puzzle in order to get Volty to the exit safely."
Game Pick: 'Kung Fu FIGHT!'
(Nostatic Software, commercial indie)
"Originally released for the Xbox Live Indie Games service last year, Kung Fu FIGHT!
is an autoscrolling platformer in which players must jump and slide to avoid obstacles and enemy attacks."
Game Pick: 'When Vikings Attack'
(Clever Beans, commercial indie)
"When Vikings Attack
pits up to four players against invading viking hordes in various modern-day settings. Gameplay involves teaming up with unassuming locals and bowling over gangs of vikings using thrown objects throughout a series of single-player and multiplayer levels."
Game Pick: 'My Little Hero'
(ACNE Play Team, commercial indie)
"In My Little Hero
, players control a cardboard box-wearing, wooden sword-wielding young protagonist, who is out to save the world of dreams from the evil Boogeyman."
Game Pick: 'Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory'
(Turtle Cream, commercial indie)
"Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory
is a puzzle-platformer in which players flip each level's background tiles as they cross them. Some flipped tiles will reveal platforms and other helpful objects, while others may hide deadly traps."