The Swapper is a story about treating human beings as objects. It features interesting puzzles and gameplay created around exploration and never-before-seen game mechanics. It’s created by Facepalm Games, a tiny, independent game developer based in Helsinki, Finland.
Chen Wenling’s “What You See May Not Be Real.” This sculpture shows a bull, meant to represent Wall Street, seen ramming the biggest con man of all time, Bernie Madoff, into a wall. The huge cloud coming out of the bull’s rear not only refers to the end of a greedy era, but also symbolizes the danger of virtual bubbles in international financial markets.
The playful Whale Trail sees Gruff declaring, “This is a motivational song, let’s all get along!” This has been inspired by the accompanying iPhone and iPad game of the same name designed and developed by usTwo.
I’m on the whale trail,
And I won’t fail whale
Just set sail
With heavy tail to the bottom of the clouds
And when I set sail
I won’t tell tales
To the toppermost of the sky
There ain’t no riots in the sky
Just a riot of colour
That will last forever. Read more...
The Splatters is the latest game by SpikySnail, and we can’t wait to play it. It will be released on both XBLA and the PC. The physics-based gameplay looks hilarious. And we love the colors and art direction.