The lights are on
Sega's new mobile publishing wing, Sega Alliance, released its first game today. Jack Lumber, developed by Owlchemy Labs, is a clever variation on the gameplay of the mobile blockbuster Fruit Ninja. The game uses cartoonish graphics to tell the tale of Jack Lumber, a tree-cuttin' man who's out to avenge the death of his grandmother, who was felled by an evil tree.
“We’re very excited about being the first developer to partner with Sega Alliance,” said Alex Schwartz, chief scientist at Owlchemy Labs. “We’ll be able to introduce Jack Lumber to a much wider audience than we’d originally hoped thanks to the resources provided by Sega Alliance. Working with Sega has been the opposite of dealing with a lumbering bureaucracy. We just focused on making a great game. Now Jack Lumber is branching out across mobile devices and players worldwide can show those treacherous trees who’s boss!”
Jack Lumber is the first of many independent mobile games that Sega hopes to publish under this new banner. Watch the trailer for Jack Lumber below.
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Cool aesthetics. Looks likes Fruit Ninja meets Paul Bunyan. I'll give it a shot for a couple of bucks.
Trees do suck.
Wee need air though...
"But I love the forest..."
"Shut up Billy!"
That was a kind of funny trailer.
How about hire Gilius to chop down those trees in the forest instead of Jack?
Reminds me of the old infomercials inside of Ren and Stimpy cartoons.
If it's cheap it might be okay. Fruit Ninja doesn't have enough in their updates to keep me playing so this might be the way for me to go.
This looks like one of those $1 games you get bored of after a minute although this costs $2. There is no way i'm buying this. SEGA, if you want my money, then release some Sonic or Super Monkey Balls. Also, when I say Super Monkey Balls, I mean Super Monkey Balls as if they're from the GameCube age, not the 3DS age.
Seems like a cool game to waste a few minutes with.