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Seeking Security: How Introversion Made It Themselves…Again

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
By Gerrard Winter
Seeking Security: How Introversion Made It Themselves…Again

Rising from the ashes of the much delayed Subversion, Introversion Software’s Prison Architect has caused quite a stir for not only resisting the indie scene’s current love affair with Kickstarter, but also doing it in style. With overall revenues of the alpha fund campaign sitting at well over £200,000, it’s safe to say that... »

Neural Rural – Exploring British Wistfulness

Sunday, October 14, 2012
By Chris Priestman
Neural Rural – Exploring British Wistfulness

The British countryside has become the sweet jam smeared upon the crunchy toast that is the VisitBritain marketing campaign. Because that’s a thing we do in this modern age; advertise our isles as if just another poxy manufactured product that A-list celebs can grin alongside to for a cash exchange. The reason why the... »

Raising The Anchor: Carrying On The Ship’s Legacy With Full Steam Ahead

Thursday, October 11, 2012
By Chris Priestman
Raising The Anchor: Carrying On The Ship’s Legacy With Full Steam Ahead

From Demon’s Souls to Journey, game designers have been focusing on approaching the multiplayer experience a little differently in recent years. Back in 2006, The Ship was one of the first competitive multiplayer games to supply something other than the standard Deathmatch and Capture the Flag. Stealth and disguise were the skills needed to... »


Hold Your Lanterns Up To This Ether One Gameplay

Friday, November 16, 2012
By Chris Priestman
Hold Your Lanterns Up To This Ether One Gameplay

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again dammit! If ever there were an emerging trend amongst British independent game developers it’s one of grace, subtlety and poetics.... »

Objecty – A New Tool For 2D Game Development

Thursday, November 15, 2012
By Chris Priestman
Objecty – A New Tool For 2D Game Development

One of the greatest achievements of gaming recently has been its transferral into popular culture. Don’t deny it either, because even your nan probably plays a game or two... »

Jasper Byrne Says Farewell To NEW GAME+

Thursday, November 15, 2012
By Chris Priestman
Jasper Byrne Says Farewell To NEW GAME+

Now quite famously known as the developer of Lone Survivor, Jasper Byrne issued some good and bad news »

Would You Sacrifice Yourself? In Soulfinity You Will

Thursday, November 15, 2012
By Chris Priestman
Would You Sacrifice Yourself? In Soulfinity You Will

Bragging rights can be granted to Dojo Arcade since they won the Young Entrepreneur Award in 2011 but that doesn’t excuse them from committing to a lifetime of hard... »

First Gameplay Footage of Sophie Houlden’s Leaper

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
By Chris Priestman
First Gameplay Footage of Sophie Houlden’s Leaper

Leaper is how I always imagined augmented reality games to be, or end up at least. That being, you could look at the game screen and spin around on... »

ExPlay 2012 Speakers And Panels Revealed

Monday, October 15, 2012
By Chris Priestman
ExPlay 2012 Speakers And Panels Revealed

As we’re only a couple of weeks away from ExPlay 2012 which is being hosted in Bath this year, the full schedule of panels, talks and awards has been... »