Beach Whale, the 2D action game is now available for iOS and Android devices. In Beach Whale, the player controls a whale, surfing waves and riding the tide into the beach. Whales may be unlocked and upgraded by spending fish. Beach Whale is rich with gameplay, featuring boss fights and a survival mode. Featuring tilt axis controls, Beach Whale simplifies controls making it intuitive and easy to control.
- Action oriented gameplay
- Beautiful and detailed graphics
- Simple tilt controls that are easy to use and just feel right
- Play as six unique whales
- Upgrade your whales with game changing powers
- Dress up your whales in fancy accessories
- Unlock treasures and awards
- Four worlds, boss fights, and survival mode
- Great music and sound effects
Beach Whale, the upcoming 2D action game features addicting boss fights against massive sea monsters. Players are pitted against a giant crab, a hungry shark, a massive octopus, and a car-driving turtle with chainsaws. Every boss brings a unique experience to the gamer, forcing the player to learn a bosses attacks and weaknesses. At its core, Beach Whale is an action game, and the boss fight are all about action. When the player defeats a boss, they are awarded a large sum of fish. Every boss fight has a hardcore version, with a heightened difficulty and a larger award.
Avoid being squished by its tentacles and counteract the attacks by spitting bombs.
Players must outrun this hungry shark, otherwise they’ll end up as shark chum.
The giant crab tries to punch the player with its claws and spits nasty tasting green crabs out of its mouth.
Blade Spinning Turtle
Navigate through the different saw configurations to defeat the turtle.
As a gamer, I’ve always been amazed at how many games feature horribly frustrating water levels. From Mario to Zelda, game developers have never been bashful when it comes to making players trudge away through water, panicking to get to air when low on oxygen. Even in Echo the dolphin, players have to constantly find air to survive, and they’re playing as a freaking dolphin. Playing as a dolphin should be awesome right? Eat fish, fight off sharks, do flips. Too bad Echo the Dolphin, like many other games, suffers from clunky controls and water mechanics that distract gamers from the fun.
So as an Indie Game Developer creating a game about whales, I needed to ensure my game did not suffer from the same problems as games in the past. So what are these problems exactly? Let’s list them.
Water slows you down- This makes me wonder why there is a water level in Sonic the Hedgehog? Seriously…
Oh god, need oxygen - In a game with action, bombs, dragons, etc, the last thing the player wants to do is breath air. It’s so fun.
Slower paced - Water levels tend to be less action oriented then their land counterparts.
Beast mode difficulty - This is largely due to the prior points; changes in movement and adding additional things to monitor can frustrate players whom already become accustomed to the normal gameplay mechanics.
Beach Whale does not suck, well I hope so anyways, but if it does, it’s not because of the problems above. Lets look at some core mechanics implemented into Beach Whale that makes it different from other water levels:
Water speeds you up - Players surf waves to gain speed, riding the tide into the beach to collect fish and items.
Forget oxygen, it’s a game - Players become a whale in Beach Whale, they don’t need to worry about breathing, just fighting enemies.
Action packed - Although the first level is dedicated to learning the core control mechanics, Beach Whale picks up after that with the ability to spit bombs, exploding TNT, bomb dropping birds, and other deadly enemies.
Boss Fights - Boss fights are the best part of Beach Whale; these unique sea monster battles feature retro pattern-based attacks reminisce of old school gaming.
Scaled Difficulty - Simple, the game starts of easy and gets more difficult towards the end. For every boss fight, there exists a hardcore version with a ramped up difficulty.
I’ve done everything possible to make Beach Whale different from other water levels. Set for release on November 26, 2012, I hope Beach Whale will help break the trend of crappy water levels and help gamers realize that being a whale should be awesome. Forget the water mechanics, and focus on the fun. Here are some screenshots from the iOS / Android game, Beach Whale.
Surf Waves to gain speed
Avoid getting squished by the Octopus Boss
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Beach Whale, the 2D action game coming to iOS / Android on November 26, 2012 features upgradable whales. Every whale in beach whale may be upgraded individually. The tongue upgrade is a Yoshi like tongue that can grab items from far away. The tail flap gives your whale a speed boost for the next six seconds. There are a total of five upgrades to be made for each whale.
Dingle LLC is proud to announce out first HD trailer for Beach Whale:
We’ve officially begun our four week PR plan for Beach Whale. Over the next four weeks we will constantly be releasing more info, screenshots, and trailers on Beach Whale. So stay tuned, much more is to come.
Prepare for fish galore at the Fisherman Wharf in Beach Whale.
The Fisherman Wharf is the key location for collecting fish. With an abundant supply of fish, many creatures and baddies are attracted to the Wharf. Beware fish on hooks, boats, nets, clams, and other devious traps that may cause your whale to become beached.
Avoid being squished by the Giant Octopus and spit bombs to deal damage.
The Fisherman Wharf offers four unique game modes: Normal, Boss, Survival, and Super Boss.
Beach Whale is slated for release on November 26, 2012.
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The stunning sunset and environmental obstacles make the Rocky Shore a beautiful, yet challenging level.
Littered with rocks, bombs, and enemies, the Rocky Shore requires the player to navigate through a foreign and hostile terrain. If careless, players can easily get beached on the jagged rocks. Luckily, players may pick up bombs on the beach and blow their way through any obstacles.
Knowing when to run and when to fight will prove to be essential to your survival.
The Rocky Shore offers four unique game modes: Normal, Boss, Survival, and Super Boss. More Screenshots
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