Being surreal isn't a simple task, especially when you still want to entertain the masses. But the team at Tough Guy Studios have played the Monty Python card beautifully in their hilarious and hallucinogenic arcade hit, TIME DUCKS.
Line-drawing gameplay is put to use in guiding a host of different pixel-art animals across a busy road, and is combined with time-altering rewind mechanics that take an already surreal game to new heights of intense and irresistible strangeness.
“We’re delighted to mess with the perceptions of a whole new audience through the Samsung Apps marketplace,” says Morten Sommer of Tough Guy Studios.
“We're very proud of the profound entertainment value and psychological disturbance Time Ducks offers to Android gamers, and we worked with 100% Indie, who made the whole process very smooth. We’re looking forward to seeing sales soar even higher thanks to Samsung Android fans!”
The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Samsung and Chillingo, which aims to help populate the Samsung Apps marketplace with high quality games while nurturing and supporting indie developers, by helping them through the testing process and giving them marketing support, as well as a market-leading revenue share.
As part of its commitment to helping game developers get their game to more people through the Samsung Apps marketplace, the 100% Indie team were only too happy to help test this peculiar game, despite the very real danger of sanity trauma and severe thumb ache.
Time Ducks , or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Time Manipulation,” is out now on Samsung Apps from Tough Guy Studios.
The 100% Indie initiative is a collaboration between Chillingo, the leading indie mobile games publisher and division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The partnership plans to fuel the mobile games developer community and provide unparalleled revenue opportunities*.
Spearheaded by Chillingo founders, Chris Byatte and Joe Wee, 100% Indie aims to inspire, foster and support indie developers around the world.
Any developers interested in joining 100% Indie should visit www.100PercentIndie.com and submit their games for consideration to Samsung’s mobile apps marketplace, Samsung Apps. The 100% Indie team will review all games to ensure they meet Samsung Apps standards, and once approved, guide developers through the process of bringing their games to market. The portal includes resourceful tools, inspiring articles and information to encourage and motivate developers to create incredible games.
* Developers will receive 90% revenue share from September 4, 2013 – March 3, 2014, 80% revenue share from March 4, 2014 – March 3, 2015, and after March 4, 2015 on Samsung Apps, developers will receive 70% revenue share. Revenue share will be net of any applicable payment gateway and/or carrier charges.
Chillingo, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts, is a leading games publisher on iOS with numerous award-winning hits around the world including Angry Birds, Cut the Rope and Anomaly Warzone Earth. The company also publishes games for Android, Windows Phone 8, Steam, and other digital platforms. For more information about the company and its games, please visit www.chillingo.com.
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