Other than soundtracks, we really haven’t seen a lot of Mini-related merchandise. But Laughing Jackal has filled that void with a range of T-shirts featuring logos from many of their Minis. Ace Armstrong, OMG-Zombies, Hungry Giraffe, Vibes, Orbit, and the difficult-to-spell Duæl Invaders. Also available with US pricing.
They look pretty good, actually. They should [...]

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Ace Armstrong vs. the Alien Scumbags! is a side-scrolling shooter from Laughing Jackal. When it first came out a few months ago, it was extremely challenging, even on the easiest difficulty level. To the point of being frustrating more than fun. But, Laughing Jackal listened to feedback, and even better, they took steps to fix [...]

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To my mind the best thing about the Minis platform so far has been the willingness of so many developers to actually get feedback from consumers, and to act on that feedback.
In this case, Laughing Jackal is addressing the difficulty of Ace Armstrong vs. the Alien Scumbags! in an upcoming patch. The list of [...]

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*EDIT: This draw is now closed. The winners will be announced in the comments and emailed personally with their codes. Thanks to everyone who entered.
Is it Christmas already?
Steven from Laughing Jackal sent us ELEVEN (11) Ace Armstrong vs. the Alien Scumbags! codes, six for European players and five for North American players. So people all [...]

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I grew up during the dawn of the video game era, so much of my youth was spent in video arcades playing video games. Among my favorite sort were the side scrolling shooters of the day: Scramble, Super Cobra, Vanguard, Moon Patrol, Looping, and Cosmic Avenger.
Most of these games were fairly difficult, but some were [...]

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Laughing Jackal’s Ace Armstrong vs. the Alien Scumbags’ trailer is now released. Looks like a fun game with its comic book feel. Here are the key features of this game:

Old skool side scrolling shooter.
Classic, cheesy sci-fi cartoon art style.
Waste the Scumbags using the Recyl-o-Ray and an array of their own weapons.
More [...]

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