A monthly selection of noteworthy games created during the Global Game Jam. Curated by Gorm Lai.
Ned, You Really Suck the Life Out of a Room
Location: NYU Game Center, USA
Credits: Randall Li, Chris Makris, Ben Norskov, Roger Cheng, Matthew LoPresti
Description: Each level’s environment is made out of colored blocks. When a player collects a Color Cube, each block of the same color then disappears from the environment. Players must traverse the level and collect all the Color Cubes without falling off the environment or getting blocked.
Ultra Happy Death Virus HD
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Credits: Luke Hus, Patrick Clearwater, Matthew Elvey Price, Sandra Gibson
Description: Build a virus from various biological building blocks and guess what? Everything survives. Unless you play the game properly, in which case everything dies.
Platforms: Windows – Unix/Linux
Location: Paris, France
Credits: Pierrick Goujet, Vincent Le Guillou, Marc Manuello, Lucas Rousselot, Garry Williams
Description: In KAZZ.ED you have to help Kazz, a little character, to survive to the extinction of his Binary Tetris World in a 2D Puzzle Platformer game. Use Tetris pieces to make his way up to keep ahead of the dark void of chaos.
Platforms: Windows / Xbox 360
Man Versus The End
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Credits: Sandy Beveridge, Jon McKellan, Matthew T. Sharpe, David Farrel, Craig Stevenson, Simon Quig
Description: The world is crumbling. Meteors and aliens are destroying what is left of humanity. Help the last man on earth survive as long as he can by shooting down meteors, UFOs, Godzilla and various dangerous wild animals.