Brighthand Weekly Gaming Roundup

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Clickgamer Technologies has two games in the news this week.

Octopuzzle Octopuzzle is an arcade-style puzzle game for Pocket PC that features 20 levels of gameplay with advanced graphics and sound effects. The game is available now for $6.95.

Extinction will be a modern version of the classic arcade game Defender that will feature frenetic shooting action with particle and plasma effects across twenty levels of gameplay. There will be both old and new enemies to conquer, along with an original musical score and sound effects. Extinction for Pocket PC will be available soon for $9.95.

For more information about Octopuzzle and Extinction, visit the Clickgamer Technologies web site.

Fruit Frolic

Astraware has released Fruit Frolic for Palm OS and Pocket PC handhelds. Three gameplay modes with unlimited levels are included: Fruit Falls, Harvest Time, and Citrus Twist. Additional features include an online high-score table, interactive tutorial, high res graphics, and enhanced sampled sounds for appropriate Sony and Palm OS5 devices.

Fruit Frolic is available now for $14.95 at the Astraware web site.

Jetman Jack

Ellams Software has released Jetman Jack for Palm OS. This exploration game with twenty levels casts the player in the title role with objectives ranging from successful ship landings to defeating robotic miners and retrieving gold supplies. Features include high res support, high score table, and an automatic save game function. Registration costs $9.95 and Jetman Jack is available at the PalmGear web site.

Gilbert Goodmate

Gilbert Goodmate is a Pocket PC game in which the player takes on the role of a young man as he tries to regain a stolen mushroom.

It offers a detailed story with many thousand lines of dialogue that is brought to life with over 6,000 frames of animation. According to its developer, it should bring forty hours of gameplay.

It is available now on the Z-Logics web site for $19.59. A playable demo is also available.

Warring Nations: Medieval Heroes

Warring Nations: Medieval Heroes Inplay Software has announced Warring Nations: Medieval Heroes, a followup to the popular Palm OS game released last year. Each player starts with a single province and a castle and must conquer other lands by collecting taxes, recruiting forces, and building castles.

This turn-based strategy game will be released for Pocket PC first, with a Palm OS version available shortly afterwards.

A public beta version is expected in late January. For more information, screenshots, or to learn about possible participation in beta testing, visit the Inplay web site.



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