For many of you gamers who were hooked on steam’s crazy holiday sales around the end of december you probably picked up the amazing game “The Binding of Isaac” for a buck and realized you had picked up a huge gem! Well good news is that it may soon be getting a 3DS port! Over at Edmumd Mcmillen’s formspring a few week’s ago he revealed that the 3DS has been in talks for getting a port. He has not revealed what publisher was interested in making the port of the game but nevertheless a port of Isaac would be excellent, especially for those of you who have not gotten the chance to play it yet.
Another one of my “one to watch” posts, this time a small indie freeware title, but one that looks to be having more effort put into it per team member than any of this year’s AAA titles…and Modern Warfare 3.
You see, this is why I love PC Gaming, there is no way this could ever be done on a console, the whole idea of being an open platform means that just about anything can, and indeed will, be made by bedroom coders and small studios. There are people who make things because they want to, not because it pays their wages or the shareholders dividends, but I digress, the drawbacks of capitalism in what is an artistic industry are not what I am here to discuss. I am in fact here to tell you about Mane6’s upcoming game, My Little Pony: Fighting is Magic.
In Solar 2, you start out as a small asteroid and get bigger by bumping into other asteroids and absorbing them, and keep growing until you inevitably destroy all of existence, forcing the Big Bang 2. It’s like that game ‘Fish’, if when you got big enough in Fish you blew up and killed all the other fish.
When you absorb enough, you grow into a small planet which can only absorb things by pulling them into your orbit and then you absorb them. This changes how you play, as you can easily be destroyed and can’t afford to be reckless.
The next level is a life planet, where evolution starts. After some time passes, life grows on your planet and they develop technologies to protect you, but if you get too damaged then you will shrink and all your lifeforms will be destroyed. Continue Reading