Dyad is an abstract racing game that has influences in many genres including racing games, fighting games, puzzle games and classic arcade shooters. Dyad does away with the traditional racing game mechanics of break and accelerate and replaces them with puzzle-like mechanics. You must interact with your enemies in unique and varying ways in order to gain speed.
A lot of people think that, to get by in the video game industry, you need to be backed by a million dollar budget and a roster of talented developers. Actually, the fact is, you just need two basic things – a great idea, and the right person to back it up. Take Shawn McGrath, for instance. He’s been working on his project DYAD for the last couple of years, shaping it up to be a quintessential gaming experience, but without the need for a lavish budget or office space. Now the fruits of his labors are finally out on PlayStation Network, and if this isn’t a testament to the power of independent gaming, we’re not sure what is. Think of DYAD as a hybrid of the classic Tempest 2000 and Harmonix’s previously released Frequency and... Read Review