Halfbrick Studios, the Aussie developer behind cell hits akin to Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, has just launched its first new game in three years.

Magic Brick Wars is a real-time multiplayer technique the place you lay down traps and troop models to try to defeat your opponent earlier than they do the identical to you.

It makes use of the identical visible fashion and solid of characters as Raskulls, the studio’s underappreciated Xbox 360 platformer, with a visitor look by Jetpack Joyride star Barry Steakfries. Here’s some gameplay:

Why has it taken so lengthy for Halfbrick to launch a new game? Well, after the massive success of App Store favourites Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, the corporate reportedly struggled to navigate what was subsequent. This glorious Kotaku Australia report particulars a few of that. Up to half of the studio’s 30-strong workforce was laid off in early 2018, CNET reported on the time.

Magic Brick Wars grew out of a subsequent game jam on the studio.

An official press launch from the Aussie studio states the game will launch 15th November, however right here in the UK not less than it is out there to obtain on Google Play and iOS App Store now.

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