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…It’s TGI Friday: Pixel Force: Left 4 Dead?

Pixel Force: Left 4 Dead

Eric Ruth’s Pixel Force: Left 4 Dead is the game that Valve would have made for the Nintendo Entertainment System if they had been around back in 1986.

The game is identical to Left 4 Dead… if L4D were put through a time machine and returned after having gone through the full 8-bit treatment, including appearance and sound. Just because it looks low budget doesn’t mean that Eric skimped on features though, since you can play either by yourself or with a friend in two-player co-op mode, and all four of the original survivors, two tiers of weapons and four of the original game campaigns are included.

Unfortunately it’s Windows only at the moment, but if you’re looking for something to do over the weekend, then take a trip down memory lane with Pixel Force: Left 4 Dead.

[Pixel Force: Left 4 Dead]

…Browser Pong works like magic?

Browser Pong

I have NO idea how it works, but it does, so you must go check out Browser Pong.

The game plays just like regular Pong, but instead of paddles, you move small browser windows around your screen to bounce another browser window back and forth. Each player’s paddle keeps their score, and you can even play against a friend for some multi-player action.

Just remember though, there is a keyboard shortcut to turn off the sound, because you’ll need it.

[Browser Pong]

…It’s TGI Friday: Colour My World?

Colour My World

Colour My World is a beautiful game that puts you in control of a stick figure and his quest to meet up with the girl at the coffee shop. To get there, you must run through a hand-drawn world and return color to it by clicking your mouse on shiny things and solving puzzles along the way.

It’s definitely not the most challenging game, but it is fun to play, and the visual style is very unique, so give it a try and see if you can colour the world.

[Colour My World]

[Via: Zoomdoggle]

…Treasure World brings the Nintendo DS into the real world?

Treasure World

Treasure World from Aspyr for the Nintendo DS is an interesting new way to look at gaming.

To play, you take your DS out into the wild and roam the streets looking for star dust. In this case, star dust can be gathered from the Wi-Fi signals that are all around you, and each one unlocks a special treasure chest that is filled with goodies. Just turn the game on, wander around an area with lots of unique signals, and the game will tick off rewards like a pinball machine on overdrive.

Once you return home, the game will reward your adventure with costumes for your character and decorations for your world. Then, in another interesting twist, you can arrange those decorations in any way that you’d like, and your world becomes a 32-note music tracker, allowing you to create and share songs by just placing things in various locations.

Overall, I’m impressed with what Aspyr has done with the concept. They’ve managed to trick kids into playing outside by rewarding them with trinkets and toys, and then have turned them into composers with a unique music machine that encourages experimentation and sharing. Well done!

[Club Treasure World]

…It’s TGI Friday: Achievement Unlocked?

Achievement Unlocked

Achievement Unlocked is another meta game, similar to the previously featured Upgrade Complete, that gives you 100 achievements to unlock in order to finish the game.

Don’t worry about beating levels, finding ways to kill enemies, or beating the final boss… there are none. Focus solely on your ultimate destiny… doing random tasks that have nothing to do with anything.

Plus, if all else fails, just remember that opening the ‘Hint?’ box unlocks and achievement…

[Achievement Unlocked]