Posts Tagged Nyan Cat

[Bonus Round] Infinite Flight, Iesabel, Inferno+, City Cat, And Compulsive

nexusae0_bonusicon_thumbWelcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our bi-weekly roundups, and don’t want to wade through a whole day’s worth of news just to get their pixelated fix. Today we’ve got an incredibly faithful flight simulator, graphics-heavy additions to the dungeon crawler and twin-stick shooter genres, a game that in no way is inspired by Nyan Cat, and a stylishly simple puzzler.

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[Bonus Round] Infinite Flight, Iesabel, Inferno+, City Cat, And Compulsive was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

    

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Nyan Cat Adventure Game Soundtrack Released on iTunes

download app Nyan Cat Adventure Lite
Developer: 21st Street Games LLC
Price: free
Download from the App Store
User Ratings:
3

21st Street Games released the official Nyan Cat Adventure game soundtrack on iTunes today, featuring original music inspired by the beloved Nyan Cat meme embraced by the internet community. The soundtrack is now available on iTunes, and will be available through Amazon, Rhapsody, and Spotify soon.

The Nyan Cat Adventure Soundtrack includes two unreleased tracks that were not included in the iOS or XBLIG games, and all original music from the game.

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YouTube, Mashable wish Nyan Cat a Happy Birthday

download app Nyan Cat Adventure
Developer: 21st Street Games LLC
Price: $0.99
Download from the App Store
User Ratings:
4.5

In honor of the star of iOS game Nyan Cat Adventure, 21st Street Games held a birthday party for Nyan Cat’s first year as one of the most viral videos on YouTube, totaling almost 70 million views since its release on April 5 of 2011.

21st Street Games held Nyan Cat’s birthday party in their NYC studio, with Nyan Cat creator Chris Torres in attendance. The party was also attended by over 6,000 viewers on USTREAM, the popular internet broadcasting website, and was featured on USTREAM’s front page. The party also gained notable attention from Mashable, Buzzfeed, and was featured on MSNBC’s Technolog in their “Pre-Caffeine Tech” column.

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Google hides “Rocket Launcher” Easter egg in Ice Cream Sandwich

What’s that? Ice Cream flavored Nyan Cat isn’t nearly enough geeky madness for you? You crave more functionally useless but smile-inducing hidden gems in Ice Cream Sandwich? Then feast your eyes on “Rocket Launcher”, a Star Trek-style starfield full of flying app icons that lives just below the updated ICS launcher.

Between an obscure Internet meme and a shout-out to scifi fans everywhere, Google is easily extending its lead as the geekiest megacorp in Silicon Valley. The Rocket Launcher app is just about worthless as far as actual utility goes – you can’t even access it from any of the normal ICS apps or menus. YouTube user RougeSheep uses a a loophole in LauncherPro‘s custom shortcut engine to quickly access the hidden command. Once the shortcut is tapped, application icons fly towards the user randomly, not unlike everyone’s favorite Windows 95 screen saver. If you’re quick enough you can tap an app to launch it, but you have to wait for the correct one to fly by.

Check out the Easter egg, demonstrated on an Ice Cream Sandwich SDK:

So, what good is “Rocket Launcher?” None at all. It’s absolutely without value for anyone who wants to get anything done on their high-powered Android smartphone. Isn’t it awesome? We’ll be on the lookout for even more ICS goodies as the Galaxy Nexus (eventually) comes to the US and other phones get AOSP ROM builds.

[via Android Police]

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