Multitasking

Platform: 
Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Indie Games), Steam
Price: 
$1.00 US (XBLIG)
Release Date: 
January 23, 2016 (XBLIG) / 2017 (Steam)

Can you play minigames? Yes? Okay, great! But how many of them can you play at once? Perhaps two? Maybe three? What about four? How long can you last against an increasingly difficult onslaught of continuously-shuffling minigames? All of the gaming skills you've built up over the years will be tested in this unique, thrilling new experience!

It starts easy, sure. One game at a time. Each minigame is super-simple, involving just one single task. Hit the paddle with the ball, avoid the other cars, fire at the right time to blast the aliens...for about 8-10 seconds, then it disappears. But soon enough, a second game will begin before one is finished. No problem, just play them both! Soon after that, you're always playing two simultaneous games. Then, a third one begins before those two finish...

Multitasking's patent pending design enables up to 4 games to be played at once, using the entire Xbox 360 Controller! The buttons and triggers along the top of the controller control the game along the top of the screen. The left and right thumbsticks control games on the left and right sides, and the face buttons control games in the center! The 13 unique minigames are always shuffling, so the experience is different every time!

How long can you last? Make a single mistake, and you're out! Pass the controller and see who can last the longest, or practice hard to break the worldwide records here at yyrgames.com! Freely-adjustable difficulty settings allow anyone to try, regardless of their skill level, so everyone can join the insanity!

Multitasking also offers 30 unique Challenges, offering scripted minigame combinations to complete. They start easy but get insanely difficult! Will you have the skills to complete them all? Or, perhaps you'd like to try some of your own combinations, or set up devious challenges for your friends? Practice Mode gives you full control! You can assign individual minigames of your choice to each slot, adjust their duration and difficulty, and give it a shot!

For just one U.S. dollar, Multitasking will push you to your limits as a gamer, and make your next party memorable! Try it for free on your Xbox 360 today!

  • Play up to 4 continuously-shuffling minigames at once
  • Adjustable difficulty levels for both the multitasking and the minigames themselves, so you can customize the challenge the way you want
  • Take on 30 pre-designed scripted Challenges, ranging in difficulty from super-easy to insanely tough
  • Enjoy full control of the 13 unique minigames in Practice Mode, where you can choose what appears where, and when
  • Compete with friends, enemies, and other players around the world via Internet Ranking on www.yyrgames.com

I created Multitasking because I wasn't sure if it would be fun or not. Turns out that it is indeed fun...but it's a whole lot tougher than I thought it would be!

It is also fascinating on multiple levels. It is fun to watch as well as to play. Because we all multitask differently, each player's experience with it is unique to that player.

I am hoping that you all enjoy Multitasking as much as I have. To bring it to as many people as possible, I'm currently planning to port it to Unity and release an expanded version (with more minigames and challenges, as well as integrated leaderboards and Achievements/Trophies) on newer consoles next year. If this sounds like fun to you, and you'd like to help bring that into the world, please consider purchasing Multitasking on X360...even if you don't own an X360. This will not only tell me that you'd like to see more, it will also help me raise the money necessary to make it happen...without having to lay out a significant sum of my own money, or go the route of crowdfunding.

Please enjoy Multitasking! I hope that you come to love it as much as I have.