Mikey Shorts – his first run

Simple isn't always bad

I have played quite some Jump’n’Runs in my Life, from Mario and Alex Kidd to Rayman, Sonic and Banjo Kazooie. I’m not a really Big Fan of the genre, – but i give every really good game a chance, and that genre produced quite some good games. Mikey Shorts might be one of them.

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Fotonica – a lesson on failing

You got to draw a line at some point.

I really want to like Fotonica. I put quite some time into it, admittedly more than i enjoyed ~
the game just doesnt grow on me. But let’s start with the basics: Fotonica is a 3D “first person perspective” runner, but not a free to play one. Fotonica comes with rather monochrome wireframe graphics and ambient eletronic sounds (few of them made by BAIYON who also made the awesome sound to Pixeljunk Eden). Fotonica is controlled with only 1 finger. Fotonica does not have randomly generated levels (except in endless mode). Fotonica has a local multiplayer mode.

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Some words on Threes!

Biggest time-waster since reddit

Threes! challenges you in more than just one way. Can you play “just one round” in your break?
Can you beat your highscore? Can you develop a strategy?

Because in the beginning it seems that you can not. It seems to make no difference whether you randomly swipe around or whether you follow a pattern that you think is good. In the beginning 96 will be the biggest number you see. You get bigger numbers by combining two of the Same, except for the 2 and 1 ~ they form a three when pushed together, and from there its 3+3 = 6, 6+6=12 … and so on. Reaching a number you have never seen before makes you happy.

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