February 1st, 2012
Wow, we had an incredible turnout for December – January! There’s a massive amount of creativity here. From dancing to swimming to shooting to pushing to baby bouncing to trippy shape merging, you guys showed just how much can be done with 5 big buttons. We had games of every kind imaginable and had a lot of fun trying them all out. And remember, this is just the round up, you’ll hear more about the progress of the competition soon!
Without further adieu and in no particular order, let’s step on into these 48 games:
Use gravity to guide the comet to the goal in this soothing coop-title.
Save your jumping powers to collect more coins than your competitors! Just wish it had music.
Nicely animated Whack a Mole played from the other perspective.
Dodge Dargon the dragon’s attacks and take him down. A little hard to control.
A 5-player controlled platformer. Guide the boy out to recover his memories.
Cooperate to dodge in coming boxes and escape the Wearhauz!
Stay on the path to collect the coins.
Daw. A love story, and it’s not even February! Cute, interactive runner-style game.
Cooperate to catch the falling snow.
Sweet vector-based techno-Vikings action – slay the wyrm from your flying ship, while dodging his firy attacks.
4-player split screen competitive runner with atari-style graphics. Pretty slick.
5-player competitive shooter. Really interesting how some elements cross between players.
Jump rope to good ‘ol Edvard Grieg!
A 5-player cooperative Space Invaders style game.
An odd, cooperative game about jumping on a diving board to collect pellets.
A very bizarre game, about a man throwing vegetables at a giant squid.
Fun game with a trippy art style. Try to feed junk food to your expanding hoard of babies while avoiding vegetable mines.
The retro aesthetic really works for this one. On physical pads this would be pretty fun.
Collborative puzzle matching game. Cooperate to clear out the rows before you run out of time.
Very trippy and atmospheric. The controls are a little hard to figure out in my head though.
Guide your ship through the wormhole while dodging asteroids…. in 3-D!
Each player controls one thruster on the ship with the goal of landing it safely. Let the insanity commence!
1-Player dodging action game. Avoid in-coming enemies while collecting powerups. Lots ‘o mustaches in this game!
Nice cooperative game where everyone works to keep the balloon afloat while collecting points.
A Collaborative running game with a fuzzy retro feel – make sure no one dies or we all start over!
Players must work together to crush puny humans with a giant snowball on the mountain top.
Do the wave to move the mine into the same bottle as the submarine.
Fun 1 – 5 player racing game, collect gas and avoid fires as you racing across the world.
A Collaborative rhythm jumping game. Switch sides to keep the song going.
A cooperative game where each player controls one part of a swimmer. Wow.
Make sure you’re not with the farter when the elevator door closes – hilarious presentation
Try to navigate a tumultous stock market by investing in various sectors.
Figure out the best path through the stylish graph to collect the most dots during your turn.
Platformer where you cooperate to guide a bunny through each level. Nice music.
Bounce your ragdoll into the most points and collect more than your opponent.
Cooperatively solve a wide variety of phyicsy puzzles to collect stars.
Jump up at the right time to complete the song, gets easier depending on the amount of players.
Very trippy transcendental cooperative/competitive racing game.
Action music rhythm game that rewards you with lasers for getting into the groove
Sleek and abstract music rhythm game (a bit reminiscent of DDR) in which players complete for the highest score.
Press the right button patterns before time runs out against a backdrop of very epic music.
Very interesting, stylish 2 player quick reaction tennis game.
A very challenging game in which players activate vents to blow a dandelion to fertile ground.
Very tough game in which 5 players run different parts of a starship and complete missions.
Stylish presentation of a 2 player spy battle with some physicality. Read the instructions!
Cooperate to navigate an incredibly difficult maze.
Trippy 2D top down space shooter where your action makes music!
5 player abstract racing game, with some cool music effects as you gather speed and outpace your opponents.