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An Alien with a Magnet - by RZDESIGN & Rejected Games

09-26-2012, 12:52 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 163
An Alien with a Magnet - August 2013 - $0.99 / 0.99 - by RZDESIGN & Rejected Games

Welcome to the galaxy of An Alien with a Magnet, an amazing new platform-adventure-puzzler with a literal twist! Pick up diamonds, find secret orbs and unlock new levels to get the alien home safely in this new crazy iOS game.

Take control of our Alien and his spaceship and get him back to his home planet using just a magnet. Get ready to explore multiple galaxies using this magnet to orbit around colorful and unique planets to get to your goal. But beware of dark holes, challenging puzzles, multiple locks and asteroids blocking your path in space!

Besides the adventure mode, you can also play an extra bonus mode which will keep you busy for even more hours of fun gameplay! Beat your friends in the online leaderboards with Time Attack and prove to them once and for all you are faster than they are!

Expect this fun and amazing new iOS game arriving on your iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad on August 1st 2013!

  • The single touch gameplay will get you started instantly! It’s easy to control but hard to master! Don’t let the cute looks of our Alien fool you!
  • The first exciting new genre, known as an action/arcade/puzzle/adventure/rotating-platformer! (a.k.a. AAPARP)
  • Help our alien to get back to his home planet using the only tool he got working on his spaceship: a magnet.
  • 45+ amazing handcrafted levels filled with an adventure you won’t forget.
  • Fast, Faster, Fastest! Prove your speed in Time Attack! Play the Adventure mode with another mindset!
  • Beautiful high resolution visuals and professional looking artwork throughout the game.
  • Fully packed with leaderboard rankings and over 20+ achievements within Game Center!
  • Do you like to brag? We do! Share your replay videos on YouTube, Facebook & Twitter! Thanks to the built-in Everyplay service.
  • Music composed by Waterflame. Known for his work for the critically acclaimed indie title Castle Crashers

Release Date
August 1st 2013


Online Presskit

About us
Lukas Hoenderdos is a game developer at heart and likes getting his hands deep in code. After four years of working in the game industry at an award winning studio, he decided it was time to go independent and started his own company, Rejected Games. An Alien with a Magnet will be it’s first released title.

Ricardo de Zoete is an artist who has started his career as a illustrator, creating different mascots for small Dutch companies. He’s graduated as a Animation and Games designer. During his study he working as an intern at the same award winning studio as Lukas, where they actually first met each other. He was also working as a Visual Designer at his freelance company called RZDESIGN. After all that he decided to fully submerge into creating games himself.

His first game was Push Panic! which which was a collaboration with Barry Kostjens, released on iOS and has been downloaded over 2 million copies since then. After that he created Hyper Breaker Turbo, a Breakout-like game with a modern look and feel. An Alien with a Magnet is his third big title for iOS and also his first game for other platforms.

Last edited by rzdesign; 07-21-2013 at 02:51 AM. Reason: Release: August 1st 2013
09-26-2012, 08:24 PM
Joined: May 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 1,367
Very nice!

09-27-2012, 04:24 AM
Love the art style! And that Title is really cool. Keep us posted, looks like fun.

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10-03-2012, 02:27 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 163
Thanks for the comments! We really appreciate those! Anyhow, I would love to give you an update on what we've improved since last time. We have been really busy sorting a lot of game mechanics and also have been really busy with improving some 'final' graphics that will actually be used in game.

The screens we've showed so far were early concept artworks which give a basic idea of the game look and feel. We have finalised the graphics for the main character sprite. Also we have finished one planet to use in our development to sort out the controls and feel you have while playing with the base gameplay mechanic and how the character responds to that.

Here are some before and after images of how the graphics were in the concept art and how they will be in the final game. And yes, the whole game will be hand-drawn!

We would love to share you more of our progress when the time comes, and as soon as we have a first video/teaser/trailer we will show you as soon as we can!
10-08-2012, 06:35 AM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 291
Good luck with this project guys!

I'm very curious to see some gameplay action

Our new game has just been released: Hyper Breaker Turbo
Developer of Push Panic & iGangster
For the latest updates follow me @ twitter
11-07-2012, 10:54 AM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 163
Today we want to show you the teaser video we’ve made. Its short and probably leaves you with all kind of questions. If so, we did our job well

Fun fact: It took us 6 hours to create this 20 seconds video.

02-23-2013, 05:19 AM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 163
We have made quite some progress on our game. That is why we decided to make another Teaser Trailer! This one actually shows a demo level. So you can get the feeling what this game will be all about!

03-28-2013, 04:54 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 2
We now have cannons! Every game needs atleast one cannon right?

I'll record a video of it action as soon as I've got some spare time. The cannon has a quirky animation load and shoot animation and some nice particles I want to show you.

In the meantime checkout this screenshot:
04-16-2013, 10:59 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 2
Things are coming along really nice lately, to celebrate we have some brand new screenshots to share!

Click for the full hd version.

Want to stay updated? Follow our progress on Twitter
04-17-2013, 03:32 PM
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 163
Hello again everyone! We have just released a new press release with the screenshots that have been posted in the last post by Rejected Games. Also, we have two new gameplay trailers for you guys!

Here are the two trailers that will show you what An Alien with a Magnet is actually about! (Definitely shows more than last two teasers!)