February 14, 2011 in Games (F)
[prMac.com] Waco, TX - On Tuesday, January 28, 2011, fledgling game development studio Wyld Stallyns Games released their first app on the App Store for .99 cents. GRink is a simple side scrolling platformer with a unique hook: the game's name, created from cramming the words 'grow' and 'shrink' together allude to the main gameplay mechanic of growing and shrinking to overcome obstacles and solve puzzles. Fully voiced and animated cut scenes, an original soundtrack and lovingly hand drawn textures and backgrounds create a fun and quirky atmosphere for the 20 full levels of increasing difficulty.
Dr. Tossalot, cat lover, mad scientist extraordinaire and rather snappy dresser begins this adventure by testing out his new invention, the "GRinking Ray." Unfortunately, the only thing on hand to test his new toy with is a crosswalk sign. Not deterred by the lack of something more significant to experiment on, Dr. Tossalot begins growing and shrinking the sign with abandon to great success. In his excitement, the good Doctor suffers a fatal heart attack during a celebratory dance and accidently bumps the shelf holding the appropriately named "Bring Things to Life Ray." As this overly ambitious project hits the ground, it fires at the still growing and shrinking sign and causes 'The Man' to come to life. With his newfound sentience, a now deceased creator and a lab in lockdown, The Man must use his ability to run, jump, grow and shrink to traverse each level and eventually earn his freedom.
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 68.9 MB
Pricing and Availability:
GRink 2.3.4 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Wyld Stallyns Games is a startup company of recently graduated students from the Computer Science division of Texas State Technical College. Owner and director Matthew Jones and his talented team are working tirelessly to bring fun and original games to the mobile marketplace and GRink is just the first in a long line of planned titles to be released in the next two years. With a belief in the power of interactive entertainment as a teaching tool, Wyld Stallyns Games aspires to bring meaningful and inspirational games to all markets in an attempt to, in their own way, make a the world a better place and make a difference in the life of the individual. Copyright (C) 2011 Wyld Stallyns Games. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.