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Kill The Plumber

Kill the Plumber is a challenging reverse-platformer game. Play as the enemies instead of the hero for a unique new experience!

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Gaming History

2015

  • All the Way Down – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Bionic Commando: Elite Forces – Nintendo eShop – Virtual Console – Nintendo 3DS version released. (United States)
  • Faye King: Jungle Jeopardy – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Imperium – v3.0.0.delta (Mudlet client version) – All OS versions released. (Worldwide)
  • Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire – GBA version (Virtual Console release) – Wii U version released. (United States)

2014

  • Battalion Commander 2 – Kongregate release – Browser version released. (Worldwide)
  • Humongous Entertainment, Inc. – Company relaunched.
  • Isabelle Dance Studio – v1.0.0 (initial release) – iPad version released. (Worldwide)
  • Sir Hoppity: Challenge of the Dragon – Initial release – Android version released. (Worldwide)
  • Skylanders: Battlegrounds – LG promotion Starter Pack – iPad version released. (United Kingdom)
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – v1.1 (initial release) – iPhone version released. (Worldwide)
  • Unnatural – v1.0.0 (initial release) – iPad version released. (Worldwide)

2013

  • GameSpy Industries Inc. – GameSpy Industries ceases licensing of GameSpy software.
  • Super Mario Bros. 3 – Nintendo 3DS version released. (Japan)

2012

  • Doom & Destiny – Amazon release – Windows version released. (United States)
  • Wall $treet Raider – v6.30 — (Major release) – Windows version released. (Worldwide)

2011

  • A Frog Game – Windows Phone version released. (Worldwide)
  • Last Half of Darkness Trilogy – Windows version released. (United States)
  • SpaceChem – Zachtronics Industries release – All OS versions released. (Worldwide)
  • Suddenly Oslo – Merged with company “Isobar” and thus changed name to “Isobar Norge”.
  • Wizard Apprentice – XNA Indie Games release – Xbox 360 version released. (Worldwide)

2010

  • Creed Arena – Xbox 360 version released. (Worldwide)
  • Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe’s Murders in the Rue Morgue – Big Fish Games release – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Empire Builder: Ancient Egypt – Big Fish Games release – Macintosh version released. (Worldwide)
  • Giana’s Return – version 0.99.7 – All OS versions and Dreamcast released. (Worldwide)
  • Giana’s Return – version 0.99.7 – Dreamcast version released. (Worldwide)
  • Unwell Mel – MacGameStore release – Macintosh version released. (Worldwide)

2009

  • Afterlife – v1.8.2 – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Enter the Story: Volume 1 – Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Headup Games GmbH & Co. KG – Company founded.
  • Lost Realms: Legacy of the Sun Princess – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Moonfall: Land of Dreams – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Muelsfell: Rise of the Golems – Browser version released. (Worldwide)
  • Smokin’ Guns – Windows/Linux version released. (Worldwide)

2008

  • JetMizzy – Windows version released. (Worldwide)

2007

  • Age of Japan – Electronic release – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • AlterJig – v8.2 – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Baseball – NES version – Wii version released. (United States)
  • Cyclanoid – v8.2 – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Druid Soccer – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • The Spoiler – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Toro-Publishing GmbH – Company founded.
  • Urban Champion – NES version – Wii version released. (United States)
  • Zombie Smashers X3: Ninjastarmageddon! – Windows version released. (United States)

2006

  • ECHO: Secrets of the Lost Cavern – Windows version released. (Russia)
  • Glacier – Windows version released. (Germany)
  • Goldene Zeiten – Windows version released. (Austria, Germany and Switzerland)
  • Karma Fighter – Symbian version released. (Worldwide)
  • Moorhuhn Big Adventure – Software Pyramide release – Windows version released. (Austria, Germany and Switzerland)
  • Namco Bandai Holdings Inc. – The company establishes the mobile-dedicated subsidiary Namco Networks America Inc., led by Kenji Hisatsune.
  • Sphere Madness 2 – ExEn version released. (Europe)
  • The Settlers: Heritage of Kings (Complete) – Windows version released. (Finland)

2005

  • 707 Great Games – Windows version released. (United States and Canada)
  • Chessmaster 10th Edition – Windows version released. (Russia)
  • Moorhuhn: Der Fluch des Goldes – Windows version released. (Austria, Germany and Switzerland)
  • Panasonic Corporation of North America – company name changed to Panasonic Corporation of North America
  • Torus Trooper – v.0.2 – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Zelda Classic – v2.10 – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Zoo Tycoon 2 Mobile – BREW version released. (United States)

2004

  • 3D Battle Tank – Also released in Puerto Rico by Verizon Wireless, Puerto Rico – BREW version released. (India and Other)
  • Bookworm Deluxe – v1.06 – Palm OS version released. (Worldwide)
  • Engine Software B.V. – Rombout Casander joins the Engine Software team as an addition to the art team. Rombout is an experienced artist with expertise on concept art, 2D art and 3D modeling.
  • Heart de Roommate – Windows version released. (United States)
  • Lemmings X-Mas – Windows version released. (Germany)
  • Moorhuhn Total – Windows version released. (Austria, Germany and Switzerland)
  • PARSEC47 – v.0.2 – Windows version released. (Japan)
  • Perils of Poom – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Sonic Robo Blast 2 – v1.08 – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • SuperVillain Studios, Inc. – Company founded by industry veterans Steve Ganem, Tim Campbell and Chris Rausch.
  • Worms – J2ME version released. (Europe)

2003

  • Battle Pak – Windows version released. (United States)
  • Far West – Windows version released. (Russia)
  • Game Show Wizard – none – Windows version released. (United States)
  • Hardwood Solitaire III – SilverCrk.com release – Windows version released. (Worldwide)
  • Kakuto Chojin: Back Alley Brutal – Xbox version released. (Japan)
  • Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat – Windows version released. (Russia)
  • Premier Manager – Windows version released. (United Kingdom)
  • Ricochet – v1.00 – Palm OS version released. (Worldwide)
  • The King of Fighters EX2: Howling Blood – Game Boy Advance version released. (Japan)
  • Voodoo Girl: Queen of the Darned – DOS version released. (United States)

2002

  • Armored Core: Master of Arena – PS one Books release – PlayStation version released. (Japan)
  • FAKT Software GmbH – Company converts into a limited liability company and changes name into FAKT Software GmbH.
  • Iron Aces 2: Birds of Prey – PlayStation 2 version released. (United Kingdom)
  • King’s Field II – PS one Books release – PlayStation version released. (Japan)
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII – Windows version released. (Japan)
  • The King of Fighters EX: Neo Blood – Game Boy Advance version released. (Japan)
  • Ubisoft Switzerland – Studio founded

2001

  • Jagged Alliance 2 – Windows version released. (Russia)
  • Momotarō Densetsu 1→2 – Game Boy Color version released. (Japan)
  • Rage of Mages / Rage of Mages II – Windows version released. (United States)
  • Sanity: Aiken’s Artifact – Windows version released. (Germany)

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I'm a Husband a Father and a gamer. I work in the web industry as well as creating and reviewing video games. I play mostly PC games and spend time enjoying the WII U and PS4 with my wife and kids.

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