The idea of Castles is simple: You take control of an engineer who must gather materials and tools in order to build the tallest tower ever made. It's essentially a puzzle game. There are many puzzle games in all forms surfacing on Xbox One, but one familiar facet is that of the match-3 games akin to Candy Crush. Instead of the traditional 2D gem-matching puzzle game, we are treated to a top-down view of a 3-Dimensional 5x5 grid, with a 'walkway' around the grid to manoeuvre your engineer. Blocks fall in seemingly random squares on the grid that consist of material (colour) and symbol ... Read More »
October 5th will see the arrival of a new action puzzle game on the Xbox store, Castles. An indie collaboration between publisher Badland Games and developer Whoot Games, the aim of the game is simple: build the highest tower in the kingdom, matching blocks of materials and construction tools, whilst facing problems like weather and giant bosses. https://youtu.be/iNYf21D5q30 A difference between this game and other block puzzle games is that the players don’t control blocks, instead, they control the “engineers”, which makes for a very different game experience. Blocks will fall from above onto the central 5×5 grid, where the ... Read More »
Well, here we are at the start of another week which means another batch of new games heading our way. Heads up though gamers, this is one heck of a week with some real big hitters in the line up. So without further a do, let's see what's coming and get the hype train going: 15/09/2015 Destiny: The Taken King Oryx, The Taken King has arrived in our solar system, bringing with him a corrupted army to exact revenge on the Guardians who destroyed his son, Crota, and to consume our worlds. Arm yourself with newfound abilities, weapons, and gear. Defeat ... Read More »
Castles is an upcoming release from WhootGames and is being published by Badland Indie. Castles was very popular with the fans and was greenlit in just 11 days. Castles tells a story about an ambitious King Harold, Whose greatest achievement will be the construction of the tower you have been tasked with building. As the tower grows taller and taller, more and more challenges along with it. With the jealous and vengeful King Edmund, King Harold's nemesis and the unpredictable weather the challenge gets more and more difficult and may thwart your progress or constructing this tower. This slideshow requires ... Read More »
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