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Labor of Love: Local Indie Game Developer Integrates Features of Retro Arcade Classics with Modern Gaming to Create Refreshing Alternative to Blood and Bullets.

Clifton Park, NY – Jan 16, 2015, Mike Haley, CEO and founder of Squiggout Studios shares his recent release Bonanza Quest – a modern,  arcade-platformer style video game that focuses on the game play and story line. This cartoon style game uses a modern engine and classic retro feel  to draw the player in to Miner Mike’s world.  There is no gratuitous violence, blood and gore dominant in so many games.

As an indie game developer, every aspect of this beautifully crafted game, from some of the graphics to all the sound effects and music tracks was created by Haley, tested by his teenage son and then released to game testers before release. Read the full story

 

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Labor of Love: Local Indie Game Developer Integrates Features of Retro Arcade Classics with Modern Gaming to Create Refreshing Alternative to Blood & ViolenceIndie Game Developer creates Photon Phighter Origins

Clifton Park, NY – June 25, 2014, Mike Haley, CEO and founder of Squiggout Studios shares his recent release ‘Photon Phighter Origins’ – a modern, 1980’s arcade-style video game that salutes what made classic video games like Asteroids, Star Gate, Defender, and Galaga, popular with story lines and point systems that appeal to modern gamers, without the gratuitous violence, blood and gore dominant in so many games.

As an indie game developer, every aspect of this zero gravity game, from the graphics to the sound effects and music tracks was created by Haley, tested by his teenage son and then released to game testers before release. Read the whole story.

 

January 7,2014: Photon Phighter 1

After a 6 month delay to reprogram Photon Phighter based on the testers reactions to the game I can say that it is completed. Get ready to play an arcade style, top down, any direction, zero gravity video game that is fun.

Upgrade your ship, capture aliens, save other pilots, save earth, get attached by alien space ships, and swallow an alien home world using a black hole!

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In the six month delay we added the player’s ship upgrade system, a communication system,  a talking AI for your ship to manage the communications and warnings for you.

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July 28, 2013

Squiggout Studios is ready to launch PC Game Photon Phighter for Windows 7,XP and soon Steam. The arcade style physics engine game combines the classic video games we all grew up with. We have taken Asteriods, Defender, Stargate and Galaga then rolled it up into a story line of save the world. The game play is in our galaxy in the very near future using real solar systems found in our galaxy.We are not alone..and they are not like us

November 21, 2012

Squiggout Studios Reset 2 Trojan Attack sells enough copies of the game to be able to make a Reset 3 The Return of Malware. Due March 2013.

 

October 8th, 2012

Squiggout Studios submits Reset 2 Trojan Attack to Indie Game Magazine http://www.indiegamemag.com/ and Indie Games Developer Magazine http://www.indiegamesdeveloper.com/ for review.

 

September 20th, 2012

Squiggout Studios launches Reset 2 Trojan Attack. Get in the fight to save computer systems everywhere. This maze- puzzle game has all the elements of a classic videogame.