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What: Tiny Wings meets Braid in a unique 'endless surfer'.
Time Surfer is out now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Where: Melbourne, Australia
When: Thursday, 10th of January 2013
Details: Time Surfer, a fast-paced 'endless
surfer' from Kumobius—developers of the critically acclaimed
Bean's Quest—is out now for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Time Surfer mashes up two very different game
ideas to make something new: Tiny Wing's simple physics-based
slingshot gameplay and Braid's mind-bending time reversal. The
result? A twitch-based, time-rewinding, amped-up ride across the
fabric of time and space.
Time Surfer is available now on the App Store for
iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from this link:
It costs US $0.99 / £0.69 / €0.89 / $0.99 AU
· Fast-paced ‘endless
surfer’ across time and space
· Rewind time to cheat
death or surf a perfect curve
· From the creators of the
acclaimed Bean’s Quest
· Psychedelic retro visuals
and original chiptune soundtrack
· Earn space cake to spend
on costumes, pets and flair
· ‘Hell Zone’
mode for players looking for a fiendish challenge
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More details on Time Surfer:
Time Surfer follows the last surfer travelling
through the galaxy, haunted by an inevitable, destructive force:
the end of universe itself. The surfer’s only defense? He can
cheat death by rewinding time.
Rewind time to fix your mistakes and perfect your surfing
– use your rewind power to cheat death, surf the
perfect curve, or thread a path through obstacles and enemies
– just don’t let it run out!
Stomp on aliens and asteroids, avoid spikes and pits
– the fabric of time and space is a dangerous place.
Stomp on enemies to get speed boosts and steer clear of the deadly
spikes and pits to avoid an untimely demise.
Heaps of Special Surfers to unlock –
including a police phonebox, a time-travelling car, an assassin
from the future and ‘Robo Duck’.
Unlock pets to help your chances – unlock
cute pets with special abilities. These little friends will join
your surf and give you crazy, new abilities!
80’s pop-culture on full display –
psychedelic visuals are backed up by a sweeping chiptune soundtrack
and numerous references to 80’s icons.
Hell Zone mode – turns the difficulty up to
11 with a spike-infested hellscape. For those who really love a
About the developer
Kumobius is a Melbourne-based indie studio made up of two
brothers – James and Tom Greenaway—and Ivan Neeson.
Their first project was the critically acclaimed Bean’s
Quest, which appeared on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, PC, Mac and
Actively involved in the Australian indie community, Kumobius
recently won Best Game and Jammer’s Choice at the Global Game
Jam 2012 – Melbourne for their puzzle platformer, Omelette
Time Surfer marks their first major project since the release of
Bean’s Quest in 2011.