Factsheet

Developer:
headRUSH
Based in Boston, MA

Release date:
30 August, 2012

Platforms:
Apple App Store

Website:
fireescap.es/

Regular Price:

(US)$0.99

Description

You must have quick reflexes to position the firefighters so they can bounce the window-diving babies to safety. Fire Escapes starts off slowly but builds up to a torrent of babies and -- as you master the game -- Ninja babies! Pick-up-and-play retro gaming for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch featuring Game Center leaderboards and achievements, arcade music, squeaky sound effects and chunky pixel action.

History

Brian and Carl's first collaboration was Fire Escape for Palm OS and released it on Jan 27, 1999.

Features

  • Retro look and feel
  • Tap or tilt controls
  • Twitch gameplay
  • Sound/music made with Korg iMS-20

Videos

Trailer YouTube

Awards & Recognition

    • "Digital showcase selection at the Boston Festival of Indie Games." Cambridge, MA, September 14, 2013

    Selected Articles

    • "The graphics are charmingly retro - all big pixels and bright colours - and are accompanied by similarly retro music and sound effects."
      - Andrew Williams, Bytten
    • "The look and feel of Fire Escapes is reminiscent of 8-bit games of the past and the pixel art is spot on. The sound effects and music also compliment the game nicely."
      - David Rabinowitz, 148apps.com
    • "Fire Escapes for iOS – a Game & Watch update which looks, sounds & plays like a dream! "
      - Jamie, The Games Shed
    • "Fire Escapes is truly a hidden treasure that everyone should buy and play."
      - David Partin, Capsule Computers

      About headRUSH

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      Fire Escapes Credits

      Brian Kokernak
      Business & Development, headRUSH

      Carl Jagt
      Artist

      Contact

      Inquiries
      brian@headrush.net

      Web
      headrush.net

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