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Addicus Updated to Version 1.1.2, Now Features Running Total

May 11, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  4 Comments

Update_shroom

Hey Addicus Fans! We just released a new version of Addicus. Here’s what is new:

  • Added the option to show a counter that keeps track of your running total as you add numbers together (thanks to @LordGek for the idea!)
  • Updated to the newest version of OpenFeint
  • Added a “More” tab to the main menu so you can see our other awesome games
  • Minor bug fixes

Keep on popping those mushrooms!

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The First Update to Mega Jump Has Been Submitted to Apple

May 11, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

We just submitted an update to Mega Jump based on the awesome feedback we have received. Here’s what you can expect in this update:

  • Adjusted the difficulty to make it a little easier at the beginning of the game
  • OpenFeint achievements no longer interrupt the game
  • You can now access OpenFeint from the Game Over screen
  • Added a new OpenFeint leaderboard: Highest Altitude
  • Updated the icon for maximum good-lookingness

Thanks again for all the feedback and please keep it coming! Also be sure to rate and review the game in iTunes!

Mega Jump is Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch – Start Jumping!

May 5, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  1 Comment

Mega Jump

We are thrilled to announce that Mega Jump is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch!

Mega Jump is what happens when you take a jump game and pump it full of gorgeous graphics, potent powerups and abundant arcade action. The goal of the game is to jump, leap, vault, boost and rocket to the greatest heights imaginable. You’ll guide an adorable little monster on an adventure from a jungle, through tree-tops, above mountains, past the horizon, into outer space and then who knows where!

Are you tired of doodling around? Then get Mega Jump now and start an epic journey!

Get Set’s Newest Game: Mega Jump

Apr 30, 2010   //   by Matt Coombe   //   Announcements  //  3 Comments

We’re happy to announce that Get Set Games has submitted its latest game to Apple for approval! The game is titled Mega Jump and features a little monster character you may recognize.

Mega Jump is an Action/Arcade jumping game where the goal is to climb as high as possible through beautiful multilayered, hand painted backdrops while collecting as many coins, power ups, boosts, combos and loot pickups as possible. While Doodle Jump is an obvious inspiration, we’ve pushed the graphics and arcade action as far as we could to make the game incredibly fast paced and explosive.

Our tiny protagonist will be battling his way from the placid mossy earth of the forest floor through the treetops, ruins, sunlit clouds, and up to the moon and galaxy beyond!


Get Set Games Sponsors TOJam

Apr 22, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that Get Set Games is going to be a sponsor of this year’s TOJam. For the uninitiated, TOJam is an annual game development jam that takes place in Toronto, Canada. Hundreds of game developers come from all over the place to tackle an ambitious goal: make a game in a weekend.

Get Set Games historians will tell you that we started this company after participating in numerous game dev jams together. We have participated in all 4 TOJams to date. And one of our developers, Rob Segal, is an organizer for TOJam. So it means a lot to us to be able to be able to sponsor this year’s event.

The event starts tomorrow, April 23 and runs until Sunday, April 25. Registration is completely full. We will be there all weekend working on a completely awesome new game for the iPhone/iPad. There are sure to be many good times.

Hope to see you there!

Addicus HD for iPad Updated – Now Includes OpenFeint Leaderboards, Achievements, Challenges

Apr 15, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

Addicus HDThanks to everyone for making Addicus HD a Top 25 Arcade game and a Top 25 Puzzle game on the iPad. Yet another update to the game just went live on the app store. Here’s what is new in this version:

  • You asked for it: OpenFeint support!
  • Worldwide Online leaderboards!
  • 70 unlockable achievements worth 1,000 gamerscore!
  • Challenge your friends to beat your score!
  • Twitter and Facebook integration!
  • minor bug fixes

Enjoy!

Addicus HD for iPad Updated to Version 1.0.1

Apr 9, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

Addicus HDAn update to Addicus HD just went live on the app store. Like so many other developers we had to develop Addicus HD without access to an actual iPad. Well we were among the throngs of people who picked one up last weekend and since then we’ve been doing a LOT of testing. Here’s what is new in this version:

  • Fixed a crash that happened if you tapped a sequence of mushrooms quickly
  • Added a “More” button to the main menu that lets you see our other games
  • Minor bug fixes

Expect more updates soon!

What Do People at Apple Play on the iPad? Addicus HD, That’s What

Apr 6, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

When Apple employees are gaming on the iPad, they’re playing our own Addicus HD according to the “What We’re Playing” section of iTunes. Thanks Apple and thanks to you to for making Addicus HD a Top 100 Arcade and Puzzle game on the iPad. Keep popping those shrooms!

Addicus HD - What We're Playing

Addicus HD and Poptweets HD Now Available for iPad

Apr 3, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

By now you’re basking in the warm glow of your new iPad. It still has that fresh-Apple-product smell, doesn’t it? You must be wondering by now what kind of game experiences this magical new device has to offer. Well look no further, because Get Set Games is releasing not one, but two totally awesome games for the iPad today.

Addicus HD

Poptweets HD

Addicus HD is a super-addictive puzzle game about numbers. Tap on cute, jiggly mushrooms with numbers on them to add up to a goal number before the timer runs out. Score extra points by getting pairs, flushes, straights and tons of secret numbers. Add ‘em up quickly to unlock Overdrive mode and then watch as your score goes through the roof!

To celebrate the release of the iPad, we’re making Addicus HD available for the extra-low price of $3.99.

Poptweets HD

Poptweets HD

Speaking of addictive, Poptweets HD is a trivia game focused on celebrities with a twist: all of the questions are tweets from the Twitter accounts of the celebrities themselves. Poptweets HD shows you a tweet and it’s up to you to guess which celebrity said it. The constant stream of tweets from Twitter provides a trivia experience that is always fresh.

Poptweets HD also features deep integration with Twitter, so if you see a celeb you want to follow, you can do so from right within the game. If you see a tweet you like, you can retweet it or fav’ it from within the game.

Poptweets HD is available for Free.

Poptweets Featured as New and Noteworthy in the App Store

Apr 2, 2010   //   by Derek van Vliet   //   Announcements  //  No Comments

The Apple gods have smiled on Poptweets and placed it among the New and Noteworthy games on the app store:

Poptweets New and Noteworthy

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