"Polyroll" is an upcoming traditonal platformer that is influenced by Sonic and the DOS era. [by @spicygyrogames] #pixelart
Coming this Fall to Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/743850/Polyroll/
"Overcooked" = co-op cooking simulator (2016+2018)
"Moving Out" = co-op moving simulator (coming this year to Steam. Probably also to Swich since @smgstudio's 2 previous games were also released on Switch)
summertime heat always makes me miss fall #pixelart
Just found out that there was almost a Flashback sequel for the GBA called "Flashback Legends". But the game got canceled before the release. [10 min gameplay footage by @NeoGamerbr] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llauxlmHfeo #pixelart
ICYMI: "The History of the PC-Sidescroller" (15 min docu)
"10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki" is an exclusive 4-part docu chronicling the creative process of the legendary Japanese filmmaker. (4 x 49 min)
"Outbuddies" (by @IndieJGames) is an new metroidvania that is mainly inspired by Super Metroid.
Q3/2019 = Steam, PS4, XB1, Switch
[Dev: @IndieJGames | Pub: @HeadupGames]
Cavern screens are about 95% done now, here's an example of one with a bit more variation to the layout... @hot_piping @alberto_mcalby @9bitcolor #melkhiorsmansion #aticatac #zxspectrum #gamedev #monogame #screenshotsaturday
"The Story of Zelda: Link's Awakening" (by @GamingHistorian) is an interesting 13 mn docu about the history of the game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfvk6CJ3v34&feature=youtu.be #gamedev
"The Making of StarFox" (by @strafefox) is an interesting 13 min docu that shows a StarFox techdemo for the Game Boy from 1990!
Last week, we released "A Dream Cast" - a 2-part documentary about the fate of SEGA's last console, through the eyes of some of Japan's game creators who were on the front lines at the time.
In case you missed it:
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eD7JYqty8aE&feature=youtu.be
Part 2: https://youtu.be/kzXSZTk-J8A
My hand-drawn 8-directional walk cycle
While @TributeGames' "Mercanary Kings" was mainly a tribute to Mega Man ZX + Metal Slug their next action platformer "Panzer Paladin" pays tribute to Blaster Master + Zelda II. (Planned Release: Spring 2020) http://panzerpaladin.com #pixelart
Camera movement in the tropical 2D platformer "Leilani's Island" (by @ishisoft)
>horizontal camera: https://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=46289.msg1372083#msg1372083
>vertical camera: https://forums.tigsource.com/index.php?topic=46289.msg1372820#msg1372820
2 Videos + 1 Article about Cameras in 2D games: https://twitter.com/PixelProspector/status/1081218465229389826 #gamedev #pixelart
"Castlevania: Spectral Interlude" is a Castlevania fangame from 2015 for the ZX Spectrum. Pretty impressive considering the limitations of the system (Only 2 colors can co-exist in a 8x8 block) #pixelart #castlevania
4 Promising Metroid-like games that are currently in development:
>Ghost Song (@mattwhitedev)
>Anew: The Distant Light (@AnewTheGame)
>Cyber Shadow (@MekaSkull)
The Messenger: Picnic Panic DLC from @SabotageQc splashes onto Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC for free today!
Grab The Messenger for 30% off all weekend to start your ninja adventure!