Posts Tagged ‘pieces interactive’

Toy Boat, Toi Boit – Paradox Debuts Leviathan: Warships

By Nathan Grayson on February 1st, 2013.

LEVIATHAN. The word is physically bigger than the so-called Leviathans in this picture. Hmmm.

You know, for all their Poseidon-defying majesty, there aren’t actually that many games about boats. I mean, sure, there are some sims, and World of Warships is on the way at some point, but the most recent high profile bout of virtual Boat-Fu that springs to my mind is, um, Assassin’s Creed III. And those parts were super great! The rest? Not so much. But still, we need more boat games. That is my decree. And Paradox, ever the opportunistic purveyor of digital delights, has decided to heed my call. With itsy bitsy baby toy boats. They’re BIG baby boats, though. Somehow. I mean, the name Leviathan: Warships doesn’t really conjure up images of rubber duckies and bubble wand adventures, now does it? But then, it also doesn’t really make me think of turn-based strategy, even though that’s exactly what it is.

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Walkie Tonky

By Jim Rossignol on January 22nd, 2009.


Indiegames linked us to a lovely little prototype demo from Pieces Interactive. It’s a side-scrolling smash ‘em up called Walkie Tonky. In it you play an alien robot with telescopic legs, who, having been dropped off on the mothership, is off on a rampage. Kick and flail arms to do damage, or simply extend legs to step your way over trouble. I love the silhouette/shadow-puppet visuals on this one. There’s a direct link to the 20mb download here.

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