Monthly Archives: January 2014

ReviOUYA Review # 8 – MushRoom Bounce!

MushRoom Bounce! is a arcade style game brought onto OUYA by a small developer known as Two Squid Games.  The object of the game is to get all the mushrooms into the holes that are scattered throughout the map.  This game is a 2 player game, where users will compete to see who can get the most mushrooms in the holes first.

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ReviOUYA Review #7 – Def

There are quite a number of tower defense games on Ouya, and Def is one of them.  In the game Def you take the role of a human reporter talking to an alien species known as the Def.  The Def want to make a peace treaty with the Humans, and have went through a rift they created from their part of space to the humans to do these discussions.  You are on board one of their ships specially made for humans.   Things were going fairly smooth, you getting to understand the Def and what kind of people they were, and then an unknown enemy attacks, and it is up to you and your new partner to stop them!  This game is story based that allows you to make your own choices in terms of what to say to your new found alien friend.  What you say will, in turn, affect relationships later in the game.

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ReviOUYA Review #6 – Motrya

Motrya is a classic, episodic, console-style RPG with a compelling story and likable characters.  You start off as a kid named Murlor who is trying to get through his final year in school along with his best friend Dayang.   There are only 2 episodes out at the moment with 2 more on the way.  This game has that old-school challenge, and will make you feel right at home.

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ReviOUYA Review #5 – Saturday Morning RPG

Saturday Morning RPG was one of the first games to come out to OUYA.  The latest iteration being in August of 2013.  It is an RPG that bring in the classic console-style RPG format, with a slew of different mechanics.  All packed into an 80’s cartoon themed game. It is quite an innovative game, but not without its issues.

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ReviOUYA Review #4 – Otra Galaxia

Otra Galaxia is a dualstick, space shoot ’em up (shmup) that came out a few days ago.  You star as a man and a woman who get somehow teleported to another galaxy in their ship with a bunch of hostiles ready to take them out.  It is a swarm-type of shooter where you stay on one screen and the enemies swarm at you in certain patterns.  This is a mission based game, so each chapter has a set of missions to go through before you get to the next chapter.

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ReviOUYA Review #3 – Hell’s Hospital

A more recent game that came out. Hell’s hospital is a First Person Puzzle game that takes place in a mental asylum.  You check into a hospital where people are being put into experiments, going through various amounts of torture, and eventually die.  You are to go through the hospital.  Each floor gets harder and harder, and it is an overall very challenging game.  Let’s get down to this shall we?

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ReviOUYA Review #2 – Globulous

Globulous

Looking for a puzzler with a difference? This hidden gem is a puzzler where you have to dig inward to get to the centre and find the treasure.  Globulous is a relaxing type of game which still keeps you on your toes with its complex objectives and timed manner.  As it is a more basic puzzler, there is no story, but this is a type of game that doesn’t need one.  Allow me to explain..

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