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Monkey Mania 01-01-2008 10:55 PM

WTH is this?
 
http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/uk/index.html

:barf2:

http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...ionkingbig.jpg http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...owwhitebig.jpg http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...tymulanbig.jpg http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...eterpanbig.jpg http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...nocchiobig.jpg
http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...atians3big.jpg

RoxStar 01-01-2008 11:17 PM

Um, I don't know.

*Don* 01-01-2008 11:34 PM

Is that for real?

herosinger 01-01-2008 11:47 PM

It seems to be a European publisher.

Edit: Of kids games.

tk102 01-02-2008 12:24 AM

Is "dwarf" a bad word in the EU?

herosinger 01-02-2008 12:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tk102
Is "dwarf" a bad word in the EU?

I don't know, but it looks like several of the "Clever Boys" have beards. That's rather curious, I must say.

Sabretooth 01-02-2008 12:42 AM

Looks Chinese to me. Lots of bull**** like this pervades the world, and shops with pirated stuff.

I've seen Midtown Madness 3 for PC, Office 2008 for Vista and Windows Vista Extreme Edition, to name a few.

TiE23 01-02-2008 05:15 AM

Why they're the greatest games ever developed in human history...

Right, they're monstrosities that even the dumbest parents could probably avoid.

Pho3nix 01-02-2008 07:46 AM

http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...rytalesbig.jpg

I lol'd

Pie™ 01-02-2008 08:24 AM

I was gonna sound the furry-alert at the Lion King one, until I saw the Furry Tales one. :/

El Sitherino 01-02-2008 09:46 AM

Ohsnap, is that some Sheep-girl?

BongoBob 01-02-2008 09:33 PM

The snow white one deeply disturbs me :|

herosinger 01-03-2008 02:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pho3nix

Whoa...

Miltiades 01-03-2008 06:05 PM

Whahaha! Great! "The only European Super Budget Publisher". Let's hope it stays the only one. :p

Rogue Nine 01-03-2008 06:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Phoenix Games Company Profile
Phoenix Games Ahead of it's Time

With a small elite team of 6 people specializing in licensing, marketing and publishing of value priced games, development and manufacturing are bundled through outsourcing and collaboration. This approach suppresses our fixed costs and enables a revolutionary low price strategy.

We boast the shortest time required from development to product release in the industry. Ordinarily the average development period for a game is 18 months, whereas Phoenix need a mere 3-5 months. With integrated standards in production and packaging it is now possible to realize low costs through stabilization of variable costs and suppression of fixed costs. In the case of fixed costs we are suppressing development costs per product unit by maximizing the sales volume through a low cost strategy and also both diminishing advertising and promotional costs and maximizing operating profits by securing a dependable fan base through an identifying packaging of a series.

i lol'd

Pie™ 01-03-2008 07:49 PM

I'd hate to get through a long and painful education and learning process to become a game-developer, only to end up with these guys.

Monkey Mania 01-03-2008 08:08 PM

legend of Herkules?
http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...erkulesbig.jpg

TiE23 01-03-2008 08:15 PM

"Sh*t! Forgot to hold down the shift key there. sh*t1"

Pho3nix 01-03-2008 09:02 PM

Suddenly I'm ashamed of my nickname.

herosinger 01-04-2008 02:03 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Monkey Mania

Includes:
Cartoon Movie
Jigsaw Puzzle
Pairs
Colouring Book
Puzzle


What a game! There are two puzzles!

jon_hill987 01-04-2008 07:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pho3nix

Wow! How hot is Sheep Girl!

:rolleyes:

RoxStar 01-04-2008 07:11 PM

Disney movies are based on fairy tales so, therefore, these games could be based on those same fairy tales.

Kjølen 01-04-2008 09:51 PM

http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...debearsbig.jpg

http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...lslalombig.jpg

Downhill what?

Acrylic 01-04-2008 10:46 PM

Slalom.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slalom_skiing

BongoBob 01-05-2008 04:49 AM

I get the feeling I know how they have such a short development cycle.

1) Throw dart at dart board with various names of fairy tales on it.
2) Trace artwork.
3) Copy new art files over old art files.
4) ?????
5) PROFIT!

PoiuyWired 01-05-2008 02:31 PM

I don't think they would even do the "trace artwork" part. Its more like "recolor the badly created stock character with different colors"

COnsider this, once upon a time some russian developer did the Zelda series... and we all remember the damage done, or the lulz it created along with the Epic Fail.

Seems like the same thing is still happening.

Crow_Nest 01-07-2008 05:37 AM

lmao, those games made my day. :D

Dagobahn Eagle 01-07-2008 10:21 AM

But even then, slalom and downhill are two different sports. Calling a game 'Downhill slalom' is like calling it 'American Football soccer'. Heh, maybe that's their next title.

Quote:

Countryside bears
:rofl:
...the ****?
And what the **** are Kangaroos doing in a game about countryside bears?

OMG, u, liek, have to check out the 1337 flash animation on there site, d00dz!1
I loved how it said 'Skip Intro' after the Flash animation had finished playing:D.

This one's the best by far, though:
http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...mmanderbig.jpg
To the u-boats!

Dagobahn Eagle 01-08-2008 12:39 PM

Is the Lion King one supposed to look pornographic, or it just me?

Det. Bart Lasiter 01-08-2008 01:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dagobahn Eagle

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...MMS_Cancer.gif

Miltiades 01-08-2008 04:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dagobahn Eagle
Is the Lion King one supposed to look pornographic, or it just me?

All those games secretly have porn included. Now you know why Snow White and the 7 Clever Boys is called like that. :p

access_flux 01-08-2008 07:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Monkey Mania

Spelling FTW!

Seph 01-08-2008 11:48 PM

[QUOTE=Dagobahn Eagle]
http://www.phoenixgamesgroup.com/ima...mmanderbig.jpg
/QUOTE]
I'm buying my best friend that for his birthday because he thought it'd be funny to give me gay porn on christmas. Almost puked but I sold it for $50 which suprised me.

BongoBob 01-09-2008 01:22 AM

What, a little buttsecks almost made you puke? Wuss :xp:

Miltiades 01-09-2008 10:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BongoBob
What, a little buttsecks almost made you puke? Wuss :xp:

We don't all watch it every day of the week, Bob. :xp: But what a gift to give to your friend. :s

Pie™ 01-09-2008 10:39 AM

Who bought it?

BongoBob 01-09-2008 03:42 PM

Hey, if you spend enough time on the internet you learn that nothing phases you :p

As for Pie's question, I'm guessing Ty :xp:

Pie™ 01-09-2008 07:04 PM

It's definitely someone on this forum, anyhow.


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