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Posts tagged “Happion Labs”

Spider-Man Swingman Releases Energy Hook

"From the inventor of the acclaimed web-swinging movement in 'Spider-Man 2'" is how Happion Labs advertise Energy Hook [official site], which seem a pretty clear statement of intent. Energy Hook wants to be a game of swinging around big open levels, running along walls, and generally getting up to nifty acrobatics. That's the pitch. You can see for yourself how it's turned out as, following…

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Fear Not: Energy Hook ‘PS4/Vita First,’ But Only On Console

A series of troubling headlines emerged recently, claiming that airborne acrobatic fanatic (and distant Spider-Man 2 relative) Energy Hook would be coming to PlayStation first - in other words, before PC. If true, this would've been especially upsetting given that the game's $41,000 Kickstarter tethered its neon beam rope to PC, Mac, and Linux. "You funded this for your platform of choice," developer Happion would've…

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Spider-Man Too: Energy Hook Launches $1 Kickstarter

When you mention web-spinning games, there's one distinct cry: Spider-Man 2! Lauded for its swooshing through the streets, it's the game to which all others fall short in this respect. As we reported a few months back, the man responsible for that well-loved slinging is working on Energy Hook, that intends to take the mechanic and go further with it. That's Jamie Fristrom, the technical…

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Spider-Man 2 Devs Are Making: Energy Hook

I know how to make you want to spend money. Imagine if I told you the guy who wrote the rope-swinging for Spider-Man 2 was making a new game using the same mechanic. See! You want to spend money right now! You'll have to wait, however, as the Kickstarter for Energy Hook has not yet started - that's December 8th. But in the meantime, you…

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