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Bad news for our Australian friends who love match-three puzzles blended with platforming ... or at least think they would if given the opportunity: EA's Australian branch says Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure won't be coming to the continent. There's no reason given, but we can only imagi...

April 28th 2009 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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We thought that the DS puzzle/platforming hybrid Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure seemed a little bit weird for EA. The developers seem to have noticed the incongruity -- two of the project leads have just announced their departure from EA to found a new studio called DreamRift. Peter Ong,...

March 24th 2009 at 10:20pm 0 Comments
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There's a wealth of indie-related gaming panels and goings on at SXSW this year, ranging from the previous "Games By The People, For The People" panel, the GameSalad folks, and the retro-cool Get Outta My Face arcade cabinet. Heck, there's even a company that wants to bring back Hypercard stack gam...

March 17th 2009 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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The latest screens and info of the bizarre, wonderful Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure illustrate some of the interaction between the platforming on the top screen and the block puzzle game on the bottom. The newly-revealed "outrageous world-ending bosses" all have the ability to manipulate...

February 11th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We found out yesterday that EA's delightfully bizarre hybrid puzzle/platformer Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure was scheduled for Q1 of next year. EA then specified March in a press release. Capital! And we can't think of a better way to celebrate the impending release of this super-weird...

December 18th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Though we jest about the similarities between the two prim, proper and perfectly portable puzzle-solving gentlemen on the DS, the truth is that Henry Hatsworth has a distinct and delightfully violent streak. His game, Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure, not only features all manner of block-...

December 17th 2008 at 4:25pm 0 Comments

Though there've been some great screenshots and amazing art released for Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure, we've had to rely on old indirect-feed videos for previews of the action/puzzle hybrid in motion. Not so anymore! EA put out this short trailer to show off Henry's upcoming adv...

September 13th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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MTV Multiplayer's Patrick Klepek got some hands-on time with EA Tiburon's surprisingly non-EA-like puzzle-platformer Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure. His impressions can be summed up in the elongated sentence "I want more nooooooow." Klepek offers the clearest explanation yet of the two-t...

August 19th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure combines a block-matching, DS puzzle game--think Panel de Pon/Planet Puzzle League--with a side-scrolling platformer. This puzzling mash-up keeps the blocks on the bottom screen, Hatsworth jumping up top, and you toggling between each to maintain progress....

August 18th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Disappearing off the map shortly after it was introduced last February -- and briefly reappearing at E3's Into The Pixel exhibit -- EA Tiburon's mystery puzzle/platforming DS game has finally been officially announced as Henry Hatsworth In The Puzzling Adventure. To jog your memory, the colorful 2D...

August 12th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Neat hat on a clever noggin news now, with EA announcing Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure (working title), a platformer/puzzler for the Nintendo DS. Developed by an EA Tiburon team under the publisher's Casual Entertainment label, Hatsworth hopes to fuse the "action of an adventure game wi...

August 12th 2008 at 2:26pm 0 Comments