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Gore Ball Coming Soon

01-26-2010, 09:12 PM
#1
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 63
Gore Ball Coming Soon

Hi everyone,

Long-time lurker but I'm not very active on the forums. Hope it's ok to post this. We wanted to let you know about our new game, Gore Ball. I'm one of the devs on it. It's at Apple for approval and should be in the App Store soon. We'll post back in the "released" forum with some promo codes once it's available on the store.

Gore Ball is one quirky game. We still can't decide whether it's action, adventure or arcade play. All of the above! I won't give away too much but this first quest is a hack-n-slash, brick-breaker with some cool extras. Oh and zombies that go splat! We've got some pretty cool plans for updates in the works too.

You can see a gameplay video here:
http://gearworxprod.com/index.php?do=gb

or visit our website: http://www.gearworxprod.com

Secret tip: Master using Curve Ball - it's one spell that will save your life and it's just plain cool!

Be back soon!

Pete

Official release stuff...
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Story Overview:
Hale Galeric, a knight, returns home from the holy crusades only to find his way of life and spiritual beliefs have been turned upside down. A pure evil has swept across the land, killing Hale's wife and daughter in its wake. The people call it The Darkness as the light itself can not escape its clutches. Called upon by the Gods, Hale takes up his sword and pushes fourth to cleanse the land and restore peace to all.

Chapter One Synopsis:
In this first chapter of Hale's Quest, The Darkness has plagued the land causing the undead to rise from their graves. Hale is charged by the Gods to destroy the cursed portals and the unholy creatures crawling from them. Playing as Hale, you're armed with a big sword and the spells bestowed upon you. See how long you can survive in this all-out gib fest!

Features:
• Bat-n-Ball gameplay with a new twist
• Fast paced slice-n-dice zombie action
• Presented in full realtime 3D
• Simple pick up & play controls
• Selectable camera views
• Random levels for unlimited gameplay
• Extensive audio for an immersive experience
• Difficulty modes, for the weak of heart and the hardcore gamer
• OpenFeint integration*
• Local & Global leaderboards*
• Unlockable achievements*
• In-game forums & chat*
• Extras & New Features coming soon to future updates!

*Wifi connection required to take full advantage of OpenFeint features. Leaderboards and Achievements stored locally if not connected.

Video on Vimeo:
http://www.vimeo.com/8782614


Screenshots:

http://gearworxprod.com/screenshots/gb4.jpg

http://gearworxprod.com/screenshots/gb1.jpg

http://gearworxprod.com/screenshots/gb2.jpg

http://gearworxprod.com/screenshots/gb3.jpg
01-26-2010, 09:15 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 4,449
Welcome to TA - game looks really cool!

01-26-2010, 09:19 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: In Cali
Posts: 561
Quote:
Originally Posted by songbird View Post
Welcome to TA - game looks really cool!
Neat ideal!
welcome

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01-26-2010, 09:21 PM
#4
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 63
Hey thanks! We're enjoying playing it. Can't wait for the "real world" to get a hold of it!
01-26-2010, 10:15 PM
#5
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA
Posts: 11,778
Completely original and ridiculous, I'm intrigued!

Tim "Lord Gek" Jordan, Game Consultant
Twitter: LordGek
GameCenter, iTunes: Lord Gek
My iTunes Reviews
01-26-2010, 10:34 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordGek View Post
Completely original and ridiculous, I'm intrigued!
I can't tell you how awesome that post is! Exactly what we tried to do and I'm stoked you got how ridiculous it is Thanks for the encouragement - means a lot!
01-26-2010, 10:47 PM
#7
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 2,585
You have balls. I like balls.

Games I have beta tested: Minigore, Cogs, Guerilla Bob, Above and Beyond: Air Combat, Baseball Superstars 2010, 33rd Division, Cash Machine, 5 star General, Flick Football... Possibly some other ones I;ve forgotten
01-26-2010, 11:39 PM
#8
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 63
lol... don't lose your balls in this game or you're done for!
01-27-2010, 03:55 AM
#9
Hey All;

I am the other partner in crime in this games development (2 man dev team). I am super excited to get this game out to you the public. This is Chapter One in a series, starring Hale and telling the tale of his tragic loss and adventure. Not only do we have some cool updates planned for this game, but we also have a slick sequel in the planning phase. (more on that soon)

Anyway I just wanted to stop in and say hello to you all and let you know that Pete and I are very active in our games and will continue to support the community.

Kind Regards;

Steve (aka ColPhilBilko in OF)
01-27-2010, 11:05 AM
#10
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,791
i like the name gore ball. i have some interesting images flying through my head being a horror flick fan.. will buy on the premise alone.

chris.