Posts Tagged ‘Techtonic Games’

Smash & Brag: BustNRush Demo

Oh, if only it had anti-aliasing.

Coo, some simple arcade charging around. BustNRush is a Unity-made pseudo-3D smashing stuff game from Techtonic Games, in which you run very, very fast through a stone corridor of obstacles (in the first set of levels, at least). You need to be sprinting to smash through the blue blocks, jumping or dodging to avoid the red blocks, and leaping over ravines. At what eventually becomes great speed. If you fancy trying the demo, be warned that the tutorial levels build up slowly, until you’re dodging, jumping and sprinting so frantically that your brain will finally announce, “Ah, I get it!”

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Rock And Road: Bust-N-Rush

Scorbs are great. You'll definitely want some scorbs.

Almost everything is procedurally generated these days. When I look in the mirror every morning, the non-Euclidean angles to which my hair terrifyingly conforms are different every time but always unhelpful, being a clear result of sloppy and overambitious coding. Bust-n-Rush’s levels are also variable but they look a lot better than the mess atop my head and they make more sense as well. It works like this: you are a large man running along a series of tunnels/tracks, dodging certain obstacles and smashing through others. If you can jump, sidestep and hold down a ‘rush’ button, you’ll be fine. Try the demo here (or on Mac), or watch a trailer below. Maybe even do both!

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