Help Agent P rescue the captured agents! This is a fun game based on Disney's Phineas and Ferb.
Disney's Phineas and Ferb game, "Agent P Strikes Back", aka Perry the Platypus, on Windows 8, and forthcoming on Windows Phone 8, showcases how easily browser-based games can become Windows Store apps. Disney developed the game for Windows 8 by taking advantage of Windows 8 HTML5 support as well as built-in capabilities like in-game sharing and support for an Xbox controller via USB. "Agent P Strikes Back" is the first of a series of games that Disney will bring to the Windows 8 platform, including the hit mobile games "Where's My Water?" and "Where's My Perry?".
Here are some high-level insights:
- We were able to wrap up the HTML5 game into an app within a couple days... then we spent a couple weeks tweaking.
- We were able to integrate some Win 8-specific features like XBox support, snap mode of the app, share contract, etc.
- We spent a little bit of extra time adjusting the game art for full HD since the game was originally 750 px x 500 px
- We used some new useful memory profiling tools that we learned about at Build to help us address some crashing issues reported in the reviews: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2012/3-008