Monthly Archives: May 2015

Skill Game of the Week: Sbaceball (Retro Dreamer)

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Sbaceball is one of our new favourite gamesBeautifully simple, the aim is to hit a limited supply of baseballs through golden rings with a hovering Android robot armed with a bat, in space. Points are awarded for each successful shot, with multipliers and extra balls accumulated based on your ability to put together a ‘streak’.

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Skill Game of the Week: Game of Words (Afternorth)

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Game of Words is a challenging word puzzler where players are tasked with creating words on a 15 by 15 square board, aiming to get a better score than real life opponents through the creative use of a limited selection of letters. The game is beautifully designed with incredible attention to detail, from its smooth user interface to the clear, yet detailed, instructions. Downloaded more than 250,000 times already, Game of Words is a worthy addition to a celebrated group of word puzzle games that includes Wordfeud and Words With Friends.

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Developer Q&A: Thomas Prestgaard (Afternorth)

Thomas Prestgaard

Thomas Prestgaard of Afternorth is behind the addictive mobile word puzzler Game of Words. We asked Thomas about the process of planning and making successful games for mobile. The result is a fascinating set of responses that will provide invaluable insight to any independent developers seeking to design and publish their own successful games. Big thanks to Thomas for taking the time to talk to us!

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