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Posts tagged “Application Systems”

Feature: And not a parrot in sight

Nelly Cootalot – The Fowl Fleet review

As adventure games come tumbling upon us, and for once it’s a pleasure, Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet [official site] finds itself in good company. And it’s a pleasure to report that despite its smaller budget and much smaller team, it merits that company. A sweet, silly and welcoming adventure game in which your ultimate goal is rescuing some poor wee birdies. Here's wot I…

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Feature: Bird-brained

Hands On: Nelly Cootalot – The Fowl Fleet

RPS had barely gotten started when free point-and-click adventure Nelly Cootalot: Spoonbeaks Ahoy appeared in 2007. I adored it, and it appeared in our first ever advent calendar. So in 2013, when a Kickstarter was announced to fund a full-length sequel, Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet [official site], we demanded you fund it. You did, and with additional funding from snazzily named publishers Application Systems,…

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Walter Peck Couldn’t Stop It: GhostControl Inc. Demo

Something nice for the weekend for you. Ghost Control Inc., a mash-up of X-COM and Ghostbusters that apparently didn't exist--even though the idea is pretty compelling--has been out for a few weeks. Normally I wouldn't just post about a wee game being out for a while, but in this case the developers have released a demo, enabling you to play before you pay, hunt before…

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Now Taking Calls: GhostControl Inc

In 2015, the Ghostbusters remake will dominate multiplexes, with its blockbuster cast - Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell and Ben Stiller - grinning at the world from posters on every street corner. Bill Murray will have a cameo, playing the ghost of Garfield, and Slimer will twerk in 97% of his scenes. Don't worry too much though - nobody will force you to watch it at…

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Busted: GhostControl Inc Scares Up Funding

I didn't realise how much I wanted a mash-up of X-COM and Ghostbusters until I saw the Kickstarter page for GhostControl Inc. As soon as I had realised how much I wanted the game, I swiftly came to appreciate the nineties-styled Theme Residence design, particularly as it should make great variety possible. Buildings stitched together from various components, so the game is about exploring the…

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