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Super Splatters

2 years ago

Feature: Peggle with blobs not balls

Have You Played… Super Splatters?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. I first played Super Splatters [official site] under a different name: Confetti Carnival. It fell into my lap just as the indie game renaissance was happening and just as Peggle was becoming a sensation, and it seemed like this might be the next…

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4 years ago

Sweet-Centred Discounts: Indie PiƱata

If one thing has become clear to me over the last couple of years, it's that Those Who Game need even more ways to spend their cash on discounted games. In the lull between digital sales events that are engineered with more precision than Black Friday's SWAT support, wallets are exposed to a paltry forty two thousand bundles and Steam has not yet incorporated second-long…

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5 years ago

Feature: little goo balls

Impressions: Super Splatters

I have to confess that I'm playing Super Splatters with my feet propped up on my desk and a joypad in my hands. I could play it with the mouse and keyboard, but this just feels right, which makes sense as it was previously an Xbox 360 game. Now it's here on the PC, and I've spent the morning bursting goo balls over bombs, and…

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Goo-ed News: Super Splatters Coming Soon

Back in the day, when I wore the many weighty hats of a magazine section editor yet I still weighed a stone lighter, we came across a game called Confetti Carnival. It was a strange, violent version of Peggle, where the player controls explosive blobs that would slop their innards over levels. That blurstsplosion(tm) would hopefully set off a chain reaction of bombs in the…

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