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Games Featured:
  • • Time Donkey
  • • Ergon/Logos
  • • Dadgame
  • • Saunavihta Yetis
  • • Run
Link Dump Friday №130 This week on Link Dump Friday! The weird, the deep, and the deeply weird; games that either make you think or make you blink. Featuring aliens, flaming heads, and time traveling donkeys. Just another day at the office here at Jay is Games!


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Games Featured:
  • • Levers
  • • Skabooki
  • • Word Solitaire
  • • Bookworm
Mobile Monday №31 An old Flash favorite hangs in balance while a few word games keep your iPhone fingers busy this week, along with most excellent Skabooki, a game that's eaten many hours of my life away with its simple but elegant construction. That darn voodoo doll is just so cute!


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Categories: blog, download, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Minima Bomber
  • • Tasty Static
  • • The Thing with 40 Eyes Girl
  • • Tango Strike
Weekend Download №99 Remakes, revivals, and retro-styled games are the stars of this edition of Weekend Download. We've got that tasty old-school gameplay philosophy, primitive pixel graphics, and a penchant for minimalism all wrapped into one.


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Games Featured:
  • • Hungry Shapes
  • • Mine Tower
  • • Enigmata
  • • Paper War
  • • Bomb Diggity
Link Dump Friday №129 This week on Link Dump Friday! A star studded lineup of thrills, chills, explosions, erasers, hamburgers, and more! It's more exciting than an afternoon at the theater, and without all the guilt from the four pound bag of theater-sized M&Ms you just ate. No, we're not judging. We've been there, too.


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You Are Games: <br />Art Competition Entries This week on You Are Games, we share the entries from the Artists Ahoy! Challenge. Your mission is to browse through the gallery, comment on the complimentary wine, sniff in hoity-toity disapproval, discuss the matter with your handbag poodle, and do other art gallery related things. Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest. Picking a winner was a tough decision!

Casual Gameplay Design Competition #6! Wooty tooty flip bam booty! We're returning back to basics with a competition in which the emphasis is simply on casual gameplay design. All you have to do is design a game that incorporates our theme, EXPLORE, and you may use any browser-based technology platform you are comfortable with! Please read the official competition announcement for all the details.


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Games Featured:
  • • Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor
  • • Electric Box
  • • Rope'n'Fly
  • • Mevo and the Grooveriders
Mobile Monday №30 Aaaaand we're back! This edition of Mobile Monday teaches us that spiders eat bugs and spin webs, bell-bottoms are necessary to "ride grooves", and it's perfectly acceptable to swing around the city with an infinite supply of rope. Tell your parents, they'll be proud!


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Games Featured:
  • • Bombie Zombie
  • • BOOM
  • • Broken Brothers
Weekend Download №98 Aah, I love the smell of flat, shapeless pixels in the morning! And four-color screenshots in the afternoon. And any combination of the above at any time of the day.


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Games Featured:
  • • Pyro II
  • • Turn Based Battle
  • • Toss the Turtle
  • • Cronus X
  • • Flix
Link Dump Friday №128 We've got work to do this week, dear reader! There's monsters in the garden, turtles that need launching, and things that need to be set on fire! No, there's no time for games in this week's Link Dump Friday! They may look like games, but they're backbreaking labor! Just get to work, post-haste! If you're quick about it, there's an extra penny farthing in it for you, there's a good chap. Pip pip, and so forth.


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Games Featured:
  • • JiroSum
  • • Tower of Heaven
  • • Why
Weekend Download №97 Just like milk, cereal and toast make for a delicious breakfast, a math-based shooter, a retro platformer and an emo arcade game make for a scrumptious Weekend Download. Seriously, try it with butter or ghee!


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Games Featured:
  • • Must Pop Words
  • • Ninjufo
  • • Dig Droid
  • • Kinpira
  • • Semantic Wars
Link Dump Friday №127 Peanut butter and bananas! Cheese and crackers! You and Jay is Games! These are just a few of our favourite combinations. This week on Link Dump Friday, we explore some lesser known classic combinations you may not be familiar with, but will still find just as delicious. What's classic about a ninja and a UFO, you ask? EVERYTHING.


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You Are Games: Artists Ahoy! There's one more step before we announce the theme of Casual Gameplay Design Competition 6, and that's to make it all pretty. Your job this week on You Are Games is to make artwork for CGDC6. The graphics we select will be used as the official logo for the competition and also win money. See the full entry for details.


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Games Featured:
  • • Space Invaders: Infinity Gene
  • • Dungeon Scroll Gold Edition
  • • Minigore
  • • DropSum
Mobile Monday №29 So many games, so few breaks during the day to find an excuse to play them! The iTunes App Store is heating up with some of the best game offerings its ever had. First I Dig It stole my heart, now Space Invaders and Dungeon Scroll threaten to do the same!


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Games Featured:
  • • Little Bee
  • • Skull Daddy
  • • Attack of the Deadly Mutant Fishies
  • • Carpe Universum
Weekend Download №96 Normally, I'm not much of a shmup fan. Three of the four games featured below, however, happen to be shooters. And I happen to have enjoyed them. Which is neat! Sure, they're decidedly less "serious" than most games in the genre, but still, you shoot stuff, so that counts, right?


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Categories: blog, newfeature, news, update

What's new at JIG? A quick update to highlight a few things we have been working on to improve your experience here at JIG (just in case you're a new visitor or one that doesn't poke around the site very much)...


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Games Featured:
  • • Ninja
  • • Regrowth
  • • Hop the Gap
  • • The Competitor
  • • Vogon Training
Link Dump Friday №126 This week on Link Dump Friday... story time! That's right, boys and girls, grab your teddy bears, your footed jammies, and your offerings of pizza and chips. Today we explore the rich ancestry of great King Casual Gameplay, with such fine traditions as the side-scroller, the platformer, and the art of goofing off on Fridays. Hurray!


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You Are Games: <br />Final Theme Vote! You say you'd like to vote one more time for your favorite Casual Gameplay Design Competition theme? Your wish is our command. We've compiled the top 12 vote-getters from last week's poll into one little bitty poll. This is for all the marbles. Vote for your favorite theme of the next Casual Gameplay Design Competition.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • I Dig It
  • • TowerMadness
  • • DrawRace
Mobile Monday №28 We have three very strong iPhone games to showcase this week, and as you can see, I sort of went overboard describing one. :-) Some developers have really settled into this interesting new gaming platform, and each game below flaunts that in its own unique way.


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Categories: blog, download, indie, tojam, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Spirit Guide
  • • Alpinist
  • • Category 5
  • • The Ascent
Weekend Download №95 It's TOJam time! The Toronto Independent Game Jam #4 was held May 1-3, with participating teams producing 37 games! Below are just a few of our favorites. Be sure to check out the TOJam 2009 games page for other unique titles.


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Games Featured:
  • • Photo King
  • • The Way of the Exploding Cow
  • • Puffball Hunter
  • • Frobot
  • • Demolition City
Link Dump Friday №125 This week on Link Dump Friday, we give thanks. Thanks to aliens for always trying to steal our cows. Thanks to robots who help us succumb to the beat. Thanks to bunnies with eerily photogenic smiles. And thanks, most of all, to the men, women, and alien hive-minds of the casual gameplay industry for bringing us games and not enslaving our race.


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You Are Games: <br />Pick Your Theme The suggestions have been made. The big list has been compiled. Let's keep this ball rollin'. Your job this week on You Are Games is to vote for the theme of the next Casual Gameplay Design Competition. Choose up to 10 of your favorite choices from the master list. Thanks to everyone who made suggestions last week!


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Games Featured:
  • • Space Ace
  • • Nine Gaps
  • • Blue Attack!
  • • Triazzle
Mobile Monday №27 OMG IT'S SPACE ACE! We've come a long way from starry-eyed kids standing in a sticky-floored mall arcade drooling over the beautiful images on the screen. And you could "play" the game! With just a quarter! Now a pile of those quarters will buy you the game outright, a portable version you can have and hold and cuddle all the day and night long. Sticky, candy-covered floor optional.


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Games Featured:
  • • Tanaka's Friendly Adventure
  • • Alexitron's Journey to Learn GML
  • • !Xorpl
Weekend Download №94 Games exist to expand your mind, train your reflexes, broaden your appreciation of all things— naaah! I'm kidding, who cares about all that stuff, amirite? Really, most of the games we play exist just so we can have fun. And that's exactly what we have on this edition of Weekend Download: three tiny, simple games to deliver a bit of mindless fun.


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Games Featured:
  • • Froggy Feast
  • • Kahoots
  • • Wonder Bounce
  • • Red Ball
  • • Me vs Earth
Link Dump Friday №124 Frogs! Peg-Beasts! Angry spirits! Mutated scientists! What do they have in common? They're all super adorable! Trust us, they are. That's why you don't want to miss this week's Link Dump Friday, home of the weird, the adorable, and the adorably weird. Just like nature intended.


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You Are Games: <br />Name a Gameplay Theme Simple Puzzle. Grow. Replay. Ball Physics. Upgrade. We've had some good themes over the years for the Casual Gameplay Design Competitions. Your job on You Are Games this week is to answer a question: What should the theme of the next Flash game design competition be?


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Games Featured:
  • • Acrobots
  • • Surfacer
  • • Bumper Stars
  • • Worms
Mobile Monday №26 Some classic games from several platforms have made their way to the iPhone, making pull-out-of-your-pocket-and-play much easier than before (laptops aren't so pocket friendly). Vector Park has finally dabbled in the iTunes App Store, and a familiar Facebook game also makes its iPhone debut. OH! And there's Worms!


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You Are Games: <br />Lights Review We are pleased to announce another winner of the Reviewers, Assemble! contest: Mike! Go here to read the winning review of Lights, one of our favorite room escape games this year. Congratulations Mike, and thank you to everybody who participated!


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Games Featured:
  • • Heed
  • • Kung Fu 2
  • • QQUAK
  • • Post I.T. Shooter
Weekend Download №93 Ohhhhh, sometimes I can't get enough of that old-school retro-styled CRT TV in the living room playing games when I'm supposed to be learning my multiplication tables goodness! An incredibly low-res Quake-inspired game is a heavy dose of nostalgia, but pile on top of that a short Lucas Arts-style adventure game and an unofficial sequel to a near-forgotten NES title, stick a Post-It note on the front, and you've got a recipe for a relaxed weekend.


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Games Featured:
  • • onFire
  • • Water Werks
  • • The Last Mech Druid
  • • Sparks and Dust
  • • Party Boat
Link Dump Friday №123 This week on Link Dump Friday: "They want me to do WHAT?" Be awesome in a helicopter, blast water at helpless roly-poly critters, defend a forest using heavy artillery, and more! It doesn't have to make sense to be fun! In fact, we highly recommend a daily dose of the nonsensical, the ridiculous, or the just plain weird.


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Games Featured:
  • • Mystique. Chapter 2: The Child
  • • Jimney Chimney
  • • Enviro-Bear 2010
Mobile Monday №25 The iTunes App Store just turned one year old, bringing over 13,000 games to mobile players who like to keep their fingers busy smudging their handheld devices. Of course, not all of those games are worth your time and money, which is why Mobile Monday highlights the best of the best each week. We'll play the duds, you just go and have fun!


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Games Featured:
  • • Bunny Blaster
  • • Frobot
  • • Proto Shooter
  • • Egg Worm Generator
Weekend Download №92 The Experimental Gameplay Project has returned! Originally started by Kyle Gabler and Kyle Gray, the site encourages rapid prototyping of new gameplay concepts in a short period of time. World of Goo began as an experimental game called Tower of Goo, so you can see how much creative potential an idea like this has.


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Games Featured:
  • • Mr. T Versus the Sushi Tank
  • • Save Our City
  • • Queens
  • • Cyber Recession Warrior: Edgar
  • • Fngrz of Fury
Link Dump Friday №122 This week, Link Dump Friday encourages you to forget the past, don't worry about the future, and live in the moment! Incidentally, this moment contains evil militant teddy bears, how not to behave as royalty, a lesson in pityin' foos, and more. In fact, the only thing better than this moment will be next week's moment! But for now, let's just cherish the time we have together and... wait, you're playing games, aren't you?! Are you even listening? *sigh*


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Categories: blog, community, contest, creativity, youaregames

You Are Games: <br />Reviewers, Assemble! This week on You Are Games, you get to review the games. Send us a review of one of the following games: Upgrade Complete, Minecraft, or Lights. We'll choose our three favorites and feature them on the site! Check out the rules and guidelines in the full article, and remember to have fun. Reviewers, Assemble!


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Flash Games Market Survey With the goal of gleaning helpful information and insight into the state of the thriving Flash game market from the perspective of developers and publishers, Mochi Media is requesting your participation in a Flash Games Market Survey.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Mystique. Chapter 1: Foetus
  • • Paper Toss
  • • Evacuation
Mobile Monday №24 Paper, aliens, and scary things that jump out at you and go "BOO!! WAAA HAHAAA!" dominate this edition of Mobile Monday. Come to think of it, that sounds like the last family reunion I went to. Including games: Mystique. Chapter 1: Foetus, Paper Toss, and Evacuation.


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Categories: blog, casual, download, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • DinerTown Tycoon
  • • Kitten Sanctuary
  • • Pahelika: Secret Legends
Weekend Download: <br />Soooo Close Edition Our goal is to bring you only the games that are worth playing, meaning most of these titles are left in the forgotten realm of Didn't Quite Make It land. This is especially true with downloadable games, as it's a bit more of a commitment to buy a game than just click on a link and play. Some games look good, play well, and are entertaining enough to be featured, but for one reason or another they just didn't make the cut. Here are a few games that are, by all rights, excellent titles to play, but for one reason or another didn't quite get their own review.


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Games Featured:
  • • Holdover
  • • Ninja Robot Winning Gameshow
  • • Gray & Green
Weekend Download №91 Painfully difficult retro gaming time!!! Three platform games on this edition of Weekend Download, each one doing its part to remind you just how bad you are at playing games. Until you play the same part a dozen times, then you're awesomely talented!


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Games Featured:
  • • Pixa Fixa
  • • Summertime
  • • Toast of War
  • • The Rather Difficult Game
  • • Fat Slice
Link Dump Friday №121 This week on Link Dump Friday, toast, bouncing balls, pixels, jigsaws, and herds of kittens combine to form... uh... something... really awesome! We got yer puzzles, we got yer platforms, we even got yer action adventure! Don't we take good care of you? Now... what did you get us?


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Games Featured:
  • • Wild West Pinball
  • • Knights Onrush
  • • MUST. EAT. BIRDS.
  • • Star Trigon
Mobile Monday №23 A big bunch o' arcade games have been assembled for this week's Mobile Monday. It was actually really easy to gather them, too. All I had to do was put out a bit of arcade bait and they came a-runnin'...


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Categories: blog, download, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Space Exploration: Serpens Sector
  • • Bitfortress
  • • Tombed
Weekend Download №90 It's the weekend!!! That means you have a little extra time on your hands. That means I get to take away some of that time with a handful of free games. That means you get to have fun on your weekend. Don't forget to mow the lawn, though.


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Games Featured:
  • • Plant Pong
  • • Yan Loong Legend 2
  • • vel.shock()
  • • Puristic Rotation
  • • Balloon Headed Boy
Link Dump Friday №120 This week in Link Dump Friday: the arcade! Bastion of fun and hope for young and old alike in an urban wasteland? Or secret lair of an ancient race of mole people from deep within the earth's crust? Unless you tune in this week for plants, turrets, swords, and more, you may never know. And Jay will get all the high scores to himself. We can't have that, now, can we?


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Games Featured:
  • • Diorama
  • • Kaloki Adventure
  • • TonePad
  • • Trains
Mobile Monday №22 An iPod full of diverse games on this week's Mobile Monday. My personal favorite happens to be TonePad. Mostly because I like messing around with sound without, you know, actually accomplishing anything or learning real musical skills.


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Games Featured:
  • • Storm
  • • Save the Planet
  • • Heresy War
Weekend Download №89 This week, we'll take a look at the finalists in the 2BeeGames Indie Game Competition. Out of the six, we have previously featured two: Auditorium and Bumps, and the other is technically not a download Buccaneer Battle. Here is a quick rundown of the remaining three amazingly deserving titles. You like to vote, right? After playing these games, go vote for your favorite!


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Games Featured:
  • • Panda's BIG Adventure
  • • Symphonic Bus Tour
  • • Quest for Power
  • • Oran
  • • Hover Kart
Link Dump Friday №119 Catapults, coins, carts, and a bus game that doesn't have anything that begins with the letter c! You might say these things have nothing in common. I say, there's no time for your sass! Link Dump Friday is happening right now!


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Broken Picture Telephone Broken Picture Telephone is a participatory writing/drawing game based on the old favorite playground game Telephone, that's chock full of hilarious random divergences and oozes fun like bacon oozes grease!


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Games Featured:
  • • Diabolika
  • • Go Go Rescue Squad
  • • Stackus
  • • Moonlights
Mobile Monday №21 While I'm a big fan of retro games, developers have yet to convince me that a touch screen is an adequate replacement for a physical controller. With a touch screen you get no tactile feedback, and I feel that ruins many iPhone games. This week we have several titles whose controls are better without d-pads and buttons. And believe me, that's a tough fact for me to admit!


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Categories: blog, casual, guide, hints, sherlockholmes, spoilers, tips, walkthrough

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Walkthrough We've just finished a complete walkthrough for Sherlock Holmes: The awakened! Be warned: This guide contains spoilers so use it as a last resort.


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Games Featured:
  • • The Mirror Lied
  • • Takishawa is Dead
  • • Somnia
Weekend Download №88 All three games featured this week seem to be a bit on the chilling creepy eerie ominous side of things. Nothing like hordes of zombies leaping from behind locked doors, more like quiet, haunting environments that are suspiciously empty but filled with cautious intrigue...


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Games Featured:
  • • Turnz
  • • The Factory
  • • Cat Gets 100 Stars
  • • Cat Cat Watermelon
  • • Vector Effect
Link Dump Friday №118 This week on Link Dump Friday, we're going to flex the awesomest muscle of them all. The BRAIN. All the cool kids are doing it!


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Games Featured:
  • • The Sims 3
  • • Trivial Pursuit
  • • EA Sudoku
  • • Cannon Challenge
Mobile Monday №20 Big game developers continue to flock to the iTunes App Store to offer portable versions of some of their best-known games. Electronic Arts is no stranger to any gaming platform, and some very recognizable titles can now have a home on your system. The prices aren't always as friendly as they could be, but sometimes it's worth a little extra cash to get the glitz and glamor a large studio can provide.


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Categories: blog, braid, download, guide, hints, mac, spoilers, tips, walkthrough, windows

Braid Walkthrough We've just finished a complete walkthrough for Braid! Be warned: This guide contains spoilers so use it as a last resort.


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Games Featured:
  • • Type Fighter
  • • De Toren
  • • Toast Boy
  • • Sheep!
Weekend Download №87 This edition of Weekend Download makes me hungry. Hungry for TOAST! It also, by extension, makes me want to ride on the back of a sheep, but that's a completely different thing, innit?


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Games Featured:
  • • Choose Your 2012
  • • Ultimate Tactics
  • • Slimey's Lunch Time
  • • Warzone Tower Defense
  • • Wild'n'Free EX
Link Dump Friday №117 This week's Link Dump Friday appeals to your warm, fuzzy, nurturing side. Also the side of you that really just likes explosions and claps like a seal whenever something goes BOOM. You'd be surprised how similar they are!


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Games Featured:
  • • Zenonia
  • • World of Tunes
  • • lilt line
  • • Platypus
Mobile Monday №19 Musical games dominate this edition of Mobile Monday, with two of our four features emphasizing rhythm and reflexes over any other gameplay mechanic. Also weighing in is the hefty game Zenonia, an RPG that claims a full 40 hours of 16-bit-style role playing!


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Games Featured:
  • • Ivory Springs
  • • Kaivo
  • • Storm Assault
  • • The Gutter
  • • Squid Yes, Not So Octopus: Squid Harder
Weekend Download №86 Something for just about every type of gamer in this edition of Weekend Download, including a few titles heavy on exploration (one with a grappling hook! :-O ), a psychedelic shooter, and an experimental art game complete with vomit!


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Games Featured:
  • • NooBoo Mary: The Witch Queen
  • • Oozing Forever
  • • Galactic Stampede
  • • Run, Bobby, Run
  • • Invention Suspension
Link Dump Friday №116 A witch, cheese fiends, some goop, a bounty hunter, and the raddest hair you have ever seen walk, ooze, and fly into a bar . . . No, wait, that's not right! It's Link Dump Friday!


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Categories: blog, freestuff, news, twitter, update

Follow us on Twitter! Do you Twitter? Seems everyone is these days. If you have a Twitter account, be sure to follow us @Jayisgames We'll be giving away random free stuff all spring and summer, including Big Fish Games coupons, iTunes gift certificates, and more! Tell your family and friends to follow us, too. The more eyes watching, the more chances you have to win! :)


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Imangi
  • • Moxie
  • • Stitch'em Words
  • • Word Squares
Mobile Monday №18 Ooh, now here's something special! Six independent iPhone developers have joined together to offer seven word games for just 99¢ each! From speed-based spelling games to quirky word/picture combinations, there's no shortage of iPhone wordery to be had. The sale lasts through May 31, so get grabbin' while the grabbin's cheap.


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Categories: blog, casual, dracula, guide, hints, spoilers, tips, walkthrough

Dracula 3 Walkthrough We've just finished a MASSIVE walkthrough for Dracula 3: The Path of the dragon! Be warned: This guide contains spoilers so use it as a last resort.


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Games Featured:
  • • Enviro-Bear 2000
  • • Okkuplektor
  • • Star Cannon
  • • Vector Locust
Weekend Download №85 TIGSource has long been a focal point where independent game developers congregate, and its recent TIGSource Cockpit Competition inspired several dozen programmers to craft over 40 fine games for our playing pleasure. The following are the four winners as chosen by votes on the TIGSource forums. Aah, independent games, how we love your rampant sense of freedom and unchecked creativity.


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Games Featured:
  • • Fathom
  • • Funky Samurai Kengo-Chan
  • • Mr Mullet
  • • Cookie Tycoon
  • • Cosmic Cannon
Link Dump Friday №115 It's Career Day here at JIG, which means we've assembled some of the best jobs the internet has to offer in your browser! Yes, we know you've dreamed of being under the sea, barbering, and freshly baked goods. Don't be shy. Your future awaits! Or at least some really neat flash games. Hey, dynasties have been built on less, and usually require more work.


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Categories: bigfish, blog, casual, download, news, sale, timemanagement, windows

Plants vs. Zombies only $6.99! Plants vs. Zombies is now available from Big Fish Games for a mere $6.99! That's a steal of a deal for a game that will likely be in the running for Casual Game of the Year 2009.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Peggle
  • • Fnurgletoe
  • • Galaga REMIX
  • • Lemonade Tycoon
  • • Bebot: Robot Synth
Mobile Monday №17 A few old games made new populate this edition of Mobile Monday. Namco is releasing a choice few of its classic arcade games on the iTunes App Store, one of which is Galaga! EA is also jumping on the retro bandwagon with Lemonade Tycoon, a mobile port of the original Shockwave game that made mixing lemonade the cool thing to do.


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Categories: blog, coolmoose, download, indie, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • RunMan's Monster Fracas
  • • Crush!
  • • Acwabatiacs
Weekend Download: <br />Cool Moose edition With the review of Tom Sennet's "When The Bomb Goes Off," last week, a grave realization came to hand: our site is tragically void of Cool Moose games! This travesty is now rectified. Thank you and have a lovely day.


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Survival Lab
  • • Necropolis
  • • Savior Tower Defense
  • • Red Moon
  • • Perfect Balance: Playground
Link Dump Friday №114 This Link Dump Friday features something for everyone. If by "everyone" we mean "people with varied, discerning tastes and really great hair". Say, that's you! Especially if you like fast-paced platforming, sequels, physics, and dungeons. And really, who doesn't?


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Categories: blog, unavailable

Metaplace Metaplace is a browser-based community of user-created virtual worlds that also serves as an online games platform. Metaplace gives you the tools you need to create just about anything your twisted head can conjure — from casual social lounges to games both basic and complex — all with an extremely flexible set of building tools. If you can surf the web, you can use Metaplace, and this level of powerful simplicity makes it one of the most attractive virtual world communities around.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • PathPix
  • • Kids vs. Zombies
  • • Caster
  • • Bloons
Mobile Monday №16 Monkeys with balloons, kids with slingshots fighting off zombies, an ultra-powerful hero who runs around blasting giant bugs and making dents in the earth, and, erm, a number-linking puzzle. This, ladies and gentlemen, is your typical Mobile Monday.


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Categories: blog, download, indie, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Crazy over Goo
  • • Dad Would Be Proud
  • • Portals thru Dreams
Weekend Download №84 This edition of Weekend Download is brought to you by: Platformers. Platformers, making you run, jump, stomp, dodge and run (some more) to the exit for almost 30 years!


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Categories: blog, casual, download, mac, news, sale, windows

Free Games from Big Fish! If you don't already own the unique, puzzle-filled game Azada, or the epic hidden object adventure Hidden Expedition: Everest, or the remarkably fun and challenging Fairway Solitaire, or the time management hit Spa Mania, then you can get the full version for any or all of these titles, FREE! Offer good only until May 31, 2009, so don't delay — do it NOW...


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Meeblings 2
  • • Nevermore 3
  • • Epic Battle Fantasy
  • • A Crow in Hell 2
  • • Ragdoll Goalkeeper
Link Dump Friday №113 It's meta puzzle time! Several words in this edition of Link Dump Friday have an extra letter floating around. Find them, gather them, and arrange everything in the correct order to spell something very important!


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • G
  • • iso
  • • Myst
  • • Wolfenstein 3D Classic
Mobile Monday №15 It's a huge dose of nostalgia this week on Mobile Monday. Developers have been porting classic games to the iPhone/iPod Touch for some months now, and two of the latest to hit — Myst and Wolfenstein 3D — practically gave birth to their respective genres. I remember when running either of these games required a top-of-the-line computer. Now my music player can run them!


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Categories: blog, download, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Ninjah
  • • Plobb!
  • • Ten Ton Ninja
Weekend Download №83 The introduction to this weekend download has been stolen by a ninja and replaced with a depressed bubble. Sorry for the inconvenience. If you happen to see a ninja, please attempt to stop him and ask for this paragraph back. That would be very much appreciated.


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Shaper
  • • Apple Kabopple
  • • PicPie Puzzler
  • • Drift
  • • Powergolf
Link Dump Friday №112 Naming your pet can be a difficult decision. Do you go with something cute like Fuzzy, Furface, or Mittens? Or maybe something average and unassuming like Cat or Dog? Just yesterday I met someone with a pet rabbit called Tundra, which I immediately declared to be the most awesome rabbit name ever.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Seek 'n Spell
  • • Flower Garden
  • • Snake Galaxy
  • • Numbrosia
Mobile Monday №14 Wanna know what I did this past week? I grew flowers. I slithered around tiny planetoids. And I hurt my head messing with number puzzles. Oh, and I made a pie, but that has nothing to do with the games below.


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Categories: blog, download, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • The Mushroom Engine
  • • Madhouse
  • • Gate 88
  • • Pandaland
Weekend Download №82 This edition of Weekend Download is dedicated to cells. No, not the kind you find in prison, the kind you find right here, inside your body. The squishy little things surrounded by a lipid bilayer membrane. How about a hand for cells? All 100 trillion of them!


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Visible
  • • Germz
  • • Guesstimation
  • • The Line Game: Orange Edition
  • • Spinning Bubbles
Link Dump Friday №111 How much thought do you put into laundry detergent? I mean, really, is this one of your great concerns in life? Do you wake up in the morning and worry if you made the right decision on aisle ten in the grocery store yesterday? Should you really have gone with that off-brand stuff? Was saving a little cash really worth putting your clothes at risk? Well... was it?


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • KDice Trainer
  • • UniWar
  • • Totomi
  • • Cosmic Nitro
Mobile Monday №13 If you're a fan of strategy games, we've got a real treat for you this Monday. Both KDice Trainer and UniWar tackle the genre from different angles, the former adopting a casual-friendly stance while the latter isn't afraid to get serious with unit management and tactics.


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Categories: blog, download, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Icy Tower
  • • Frog Hunt
  • • Zombiepox
  • • Gate
Weekend Download: <br />Free Lunch Edition This week, three of the four games featured come from the development group Free Lunch Design. Why? Because one of their games turned this writer onto the world of free games and further to that, in all its history JIG has featured just one of their games. What better way to say, thanks for all the lost time spent playing, then to shine a bit of light on their highlights.


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Robo Riot
  • • Best Friends Forever
  • • Volcano
  • • Mighty Red Orb of Eternal Power (with three little white balls gravitating around it)
  • • Jump 'n' Rolla
Link Dump Friday №110 The following text was taken directly from the pages of my super-secret diary. Less of a diary, more of a journal. Not so much a journal, now that I think about it, sort of a captain's log. Complete with stardates!


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Categories: blog, casual, download, dreamchronicles, guide, hints, mac, spoilers, tips, walkthrough, windows

Dream Chronicles 3 Walkthrough We've just finished a complete walkthrough (with images) for Dream Chronicles 3: The Chosen Child!! Be warned: contains major spoilers, so proceed only as a last resort. Be sure to read our review of Dream Chronicles 3.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Flight Control
  • • Virtual Villagers 2: The Lost Children
  • • WordJong
  • • Flood-It!
Mobile Monday №12 Several major casual gaming franchises are still making their way to the iTunes App Store, including the fan-favorite Virtual Villagers series! I'm pleased to report the miniaturization has gone surprisingly well, so if you had a hard time tearing yourself away from Virtual Villagers before, good luck resisting the temptation to pull your iPhone out of your pocket...


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Categories: blog, download, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Cuba Letra
  • • Tux Paint
Weekend Download №81 This week, word skills and paint skills will go head to head in a dazzling array of visual and wordy deliciousness. In the left corner we have the book smarts, with knowledge of words and quick thinking. In the other corner, painting, featuring brushes, stamps and a burning desire to see a creative vision realized. It's the author vs. the auteur in this weeks... Weekend Download.


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Categories: blog, unavailable

Brain Hotel We're reaching into the vault of yesteryear -- providing, of course, your definition of yesteryear is a 2005 point-and-click adventure game about supervillains by Nick Bounty, the author of A Case of the Crabs and The Goat in the Grey Fedora. Some of you will be familiar with this strange gem of a title, but if you've never checked into the Brain Hotel before, there's no time like the present to make your reservation.


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Hero's Arms
  • • Tone Matrix
  • • Pwong
  • • Retroshoot
  • • The Par Box
Link Dump Friday №109 Sort of a shooterey, retroish, trance music-like Link Dump Friday theme this week. Or is it an old-school-style trancey shooter musical theme? Either way, most of these games kinda sorta lean against one or more of those concepts. I guess. Right? Well... hmm. Aah forget it, I'm going back to making music with Tone Matrix.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Submachine
  • • Ancient Frog
  • • geoDefense
  • • Azkend
Mobile Monday №11 We're back with more iTunes App Store gamery! Two of today's titles are iPhone ports of their bigger casual cousins, one a full-fledged downloadable game, and the other a browser-based adventure. Each one adapts extraordinarily well to the small screen and touch-only interface, and it's surprisingly handy to have them in portable form.


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Categories: blog, download, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Annie Android
  • • You Probably Won't Make It
  • • Assassin Blue
  • • Ping Pong!
  • • House Globe
Weekend Download №80 You like old games, right? Games that were made before everyone had a computer in their home. Or games that were made last week and just look like they came out of the decade that brought us Prince, Trapper Keepers, and rolled-down socks. Simplicity knows no age, of course, and that's just what these games strive for in one way or another.


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • UNCF
  • • Fish Tank
  • • Kinetikz 3
  • • Hive
  • • Turbo Tanks
Link Dump Friday №108 Fact: the flu virus can live on ordinary objects for days. Solution? Never touch anything. Ever. In fact, your eyes may be absorbing the flu virus by reading this page. You don't know whose nasty, diseased vision has already seen what you now see. It's gross. Ew. I'm going to the decon chamber now...


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Kyper
  • • Fieldrunners
  • • Drop7
  • • Radio Flare
Mobile Monday №10 The 11th annual Independent Games Festival awards were announced just a few days ago, and you'll be happy to know the Mobile category was filled with excellent iPhone games. Even better, we've already featured most of them on previous Mobile Monday articles! Check out the iTunes IGF Mobile page to see where the spotlight is currently shining.


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Categories: blog, download, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Pac-Man Physics
  • • King
  • • 30 Second Hero
  • • Zombie Holiday Prologue
Weekend Download №79 What, no theme this week? Actually, there is. The theme is... uh, eclectic. Meaning a collection of things which just happen to go together because I say so. Enjoy this weeks partially themed Weekend Download!


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • PongOut AE
  • • Bubble Cannon
  • • Snake Runner
  • • Black White Car
  • • The Linear RPG
  • • Gawpsters
Link Dump Friday №107 Hello, and thank you for reading Link Dump Friday. Due to an abnormally high volume of words, your ability to read may be delayed more than usual. Please be patient, your attention is important to us. A representative will be with you shortly.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • 7 Cities
  • • Galcon
  • • PicGrid
  • • Crayon Ball
Mobile Monday №9 Pirates, crayons, galaxies and picross grids populate this edition of Mobile Monday! If only they were used together in a single game. A space-themed picross puzzle where you make pictures of pirates using a crayon? I'd play it, that's for sure...


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Categories: blog, download, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Abuse
  • • TAGAP
  • • Easter Avenger
Weekend Download: <br />Mouse Controlled Shooters In platform games, its standard fare to jump over or on top of your enemies. Occasionally you are granted a weapon with the rather limited range of directly in front of you. Fortunately, every now and then, an often overlooked method of weaponry is employed: control the hero with your left hand on the keys, while simultaneously aiming anywhere on screen with the mouse, providing 360° of free-firing joyous joy.


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Categories: blog, browser, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • The Tower
  • • Ritris
  • • A Typical Wednesday Afternoon
  • • Chromatica
  • • Neave's Planetarium
Link Dump Friday №106 Some of life's greatest mysteries are the little things you never get answers to. Like why the number of chocolate chips in a cookie is always even, or why your socks seem to keep getting holes in them even though you only wear them with your good shoes. Link Dump Friday is not one of those mysteries. It tells you exactly what you will get, every time! How awesome is that?!


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Asterope
  • • Theseus
  • • Eliss
  • • Carnival Hammer
Mobile Monday №8 A collection of simple but absolutely captivating games for this week's Mobile Monday. I've spent more time than I'd like to admit with each of these titles. Shouldn't I be off learning Japanese or trying to cure diseases or something? Maybe after just one more level...


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Categories: blog, download, indie, linux, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Jetpack
  • • God of Thunder
  • • UrthWurm
  • • Revenge of Froggie
  • • Primrose
Weekend Download: <br />DOS Games Edition A lot of games featured on JIG are intensive. They require Flash 10, or Unity or some sort of graphics card capable of displaying something more than monochrome. However, sometimes gamers just don'thave the latest hardware requirements to play the latest whiz-bang flavour of the month. So without further ado, here are a selection of games developed for the trusty old DOS system.


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Games Featured:
  • • Ether War
  • • Big Bucks
  • • Superstar Combo
  • • Blobink 2
  • • D-403: Journey of a Service Droid
Link Dump Friday №105 This is the edition of Link Dump Friday where you do what I say! It's like Simon Says, only Simon's a jerk, so this is called "JohnB Says, Everyone Does". JohnB says... make me a grilled cheese sandwich! JohnB says... comb your hair! JohnB says... play these games below and leave an amusing/constructive comment!


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Categories: blog, weekday-escape

Weekday Escape Today we have two short but excellent escapes for your mid-week gaming pleasure, and they couldn't be more different. One is gorgeously quirky, an eccentric little time-traveling escape game that will fascinate and bewilder; the other is a gritty and darkly realistic game that challenges the player to break out of the confines of a bleak prison cell. So, take your pick... whimsical or grim? Fantastical or gloomy? Whatever you choose, you're sure to enjoy.


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Categories: blog, iphone, itunes, mobile, mobile-monday

Games Featured:
  • • Primrose
  • • Lux DLX
  • • Airport Mania: First Flight
  • • MetaSquares
Mobile Monday №7 Art meets history meets puzzles meets airports in this edition of Mobile Monday! We're still giving away iTunes gift certificates for the cost of every game featured in the current Mobile Monday article. Simply sign-in with a Casual Gameplay account, leave a comment giving feedback about one of the games, then check back the week after to see if you've won. Simple!


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Categories: blog, download, indie, mac, weekenddownload, windows

Games Featured:
  • • Mario Paint Composer
  • • Mono World
  • • Balldroppings
  • • The Crowd
Weekend Download: <br />Music Edition When you think about it, music is all around us. That's usually because we have our iPods in our ears. Or our MP3s blasting through our computer. Or some concert DVD on the telly. Or we have the radio on. The point is, now you can play games and actually make music at the same time, isn't that something!


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Categories: blog, browser, casual, linkdump

Games Featured:
  • • Colour My Heart
  • • The Black Yeti
  • • That Dam Game
  • • Through Walls
  • • Break the Habit
Link Dump Friday №104 BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK! BONK!

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