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Garfield: Survival of the Fattest Review

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By Jennifer Allen on April 16th, 2015
Our rating: starstarstarblankstarblankstar :: SAMEY GAME
Garfield: Survival of the Fattest is a freemium town building kind of game, and one you've seen before.
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GDC 2015 - Garfield is Still Eating All the Things in Garfield: Survival of the Fattest

Posted by Rob Rich on March 4th, 2015

Garfield is taking a page from The Simpsons in Pixowl's upcoming Garfield: Survival of the Fattest. And no, he's not trading lasagna for donuts.

The game is actually a sort of town builder (ish) from Pixowl where you'll be putting structures together, forcing up to twenty different characters from the comic strip to work, playing mini-games, and keeping the world's most beloved fat cat, well, fat. The emphasis here is on the various characters - like John, Odie, the mouse, and so on - and you'll be able to have them each perform different tasks in order to progress. You'll also want to craft various food ingredients so that you can stuff Garfield's face and keep him all nice and doughy, of course.

Garfield: Survival of the Fattest will be coming to iOS on March 26 as a free download.

Garfield: Survival of the Fattest Coming to iOS this Fall

Posted by Jennifer Allen on July 25th, 2014

Who loves lasagna? Me. Also everyone's favorite grumpy fat cat, Garfield. Coming to the App Store this Fall will be Garfield: Survival of the Fattest, an original game from Pixowl, the folks behind The Sandbox.

Garfield: Survival of the Fattest will feature an original storyline centered around Garfield's passion for food, plus there'll be plenty of room for other characters from the Garfield Universe.

Check out the teaser trailer below. We'll keep you in the loop when it comes to the game's progress.

E3 2014 - Pixowl has Big Plans for The Sandbox, as Well as Lasagna-Loving Cats

Posted by Rob Rich on June 18th, 2014

Pixowl has been working tirelessly for quite some time now, what with all the monthly updates to The Sandbox along with several other projects. It doesn’t look like they plan on slowing down anytime soon, either.

Last week, in addition to the news of the Farmer's update, it was also revealed that The Sandbox is rapidly approaching 2.0 status. This milestone (which should be ready within the next three to four months) will include updated features such as an all new interface, reworked campaigns, and will be in HD just like its PC counterpart. This means it’s going to look better, and give you a bigger place to play in.

The Sandbox EDU was also on display, which will be a premium paid version of the freemium classic that’s been specifically tweaked to function as an educational tool. The plan is for parents, educators, and kids to use it as a way to study things like physics, electricity, hot/cold, and so on. All of the elements will be open from the start, and will be restricted to those that actually have some educational value (i.e. no zombies). The Sandbox EDU should be available in the App Store a little before “back to school” time.

Finally there’s Garfield: Survival of the Fattest, which is due out in September. This one’s sort of like Greedy Grub [GET LINK] but with Garfield characters. You’ll get to complete missions for characters from the comic series, build stuff, collect resources, and even take part in three different mini-games. All in the name of getting the giant orange cat to lose weight. Or rather, to help the giant orange cat avoid losing weight.

GoComics Review

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By Jennifer Allen on April 26th, 2013
Our rating: starstarstarstarblankstar :: BOUNTIFUL
GoComics offers a great portal of many years worth of comic strip content, for many different great comics, even if its layout isn't quite perfect.
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Garfield's Trivia Party Review

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By Lisa Caplan on March 29th, 2013
Our rating: starstarhalfstarblankstarblankstar :: GARFIELD GRUBS
This multiplayer trivia game based on the Garfield comic strip might be amusing for a minute, but hyper-aggressive monetization makes playing any longer a tedious affair.
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