After many months of hard work, last Tuesday we finally shipped Square Heroes on PS4. It’s available right now in the PlayStation Store, and the coolest part is that cross-platform online multiplayer is supported between PS4 and PC/Mac/Linux players. Check out the PlayStation Game listing. If you’re not a PS4 gamer, you can grab a copy (or 3) on Steam. It’s on sale until 6th March for $1.99 to celebrate the PS4 launch. If you’d like to read more about it, take a look at the PlayStation Blog announcement. Thanks to the Sony folks who let me be a guest author there. Another cool thing …
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should know by now that we’ve been running a free public beta of Square Heroes for the last few weeks. Today we’re announcing that you can also earn yourself a copy of the full version simply by playing the beta. If that interests you, then read on! Free Key Promo Rules Download the Beta from any of the links below (web site or Desura). Create a Profile with your email address. Profile must reach Level 3 before the beta ends and must be in the first 1000 profiles to do so. You …
Rather than duplicate all the info here, please check out the Square Off page or Press Kit for more detailed info. Please tell all your friends about this awesome game that they can now play on iOS and Android, as well as Xbox, Ouya and WinPhone. Also, if you can find the time to leave a review and rating for it, that’d be most helpful of you 😀 Enjoy the trailer:
In preparation for the big Square Off release on iOS and Android, we’ve rejigged the website. This means our blog will be integrated in to the site itself and allow for easier content management. Let us know what you think of the new layout!
Haven’t had a minute to scratch myself lately. That’s because we’ve been hard at work preparing to exhibit at PAX this weekend. We’re showing Square Off on Windows Phone and OUYA, but most excitingly we’re unveiling Square Heroes to the public for the first time! Check out the press release for more info. Gnomic_PAX_Press_Release
Read it here. No, really do, it’s a great review. The support that Hyde13 has shown us in the last month has been outstanding. First he posted about initial press release here. Then he sniffed out the news that we were about to release and posted about it here, with multiple updates. Not long after we released, he featured us in a piece about how some non-Xbox Live enabled WP7 titles were better than some that are Xbox Live enabled (read: ours is!). And finally he posted the wonderful review linked at the top of this post. Thanks WP7Connect!
You can read the full review here. I recommend you do as it’s very thorough, but also fair. Paul also gave us some extremely valuable pre-release feedback that has led to significant improvements in the game. He raised things like improved ease of bomb throwing, more varied enemy colours and general improvements in the controls (including a critical bug). Much appreciated. We posted the video review that goes with this review before, but here it is again:
The original post contains a short review which can be read here. Thanks M. Daou for doing the review. One little correction though: it’s a port of a Xbox Live Indie game (not Arcade). Also, you can hold your right thumb down if it gets tired doing the Rocket Riot style shooting for every bullet
I recommend reading the full review here. Thanks to Saijo George of BestWP7Games.com and 1800PocketPC.com for putting in the effort to do the thorough review including a long video!
Here it is… great review. Thanks to Paul Avecedo of WPCentral!. They will have a full text review live soon.