The Final Resolution

TO 1080P OR NOT TO 1080P, THAT IS THE QUESTION! "The next generation doesn't start until we say it does." - Kaz Hirai, Head and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment.Greetings earthlings! Back in the mid nough...

The legend of Slenderman

With Halloween around the corner, spooky decorations are being put up, sweet supplies are being replenished and some folk are out on a hunt to find a scary movie. But what about a scary game? Some may alread...

Star Wars 1313 – The Game Disney Scrapped

So, although Star Wars 1313 was scrapped, it was already heavily in development at Lucasarts before Disney took over the Star Wars franchise (and I write the word 'franchise' with a very heavy heart…) Games ...

Preview of interview with Icey Monty’s Nick Walker

In the next issue of IND13 we interview Nick Walker, Director at Independent Games Development Studio Icey Monty. Check out a short preview of the interview below and be sure to download the next issue to read ...

The Gruesome Gaming Halloween Special!

PREPARE TO TASTE THE SMELL OF FEAR! Velcome gamers of ze night, it's Count Von Alan McGhostWolfman III here! Tenously filling space with spooky puns before dropping some spooky retro fun on your lap then sho...

iPad 5 and iPad Mini 2: launch day

So, it is the long awaited launch day for the iPad 5 and the iPad Mini (plus the Mac Pro and the new OS X Mavericks, but that hasn't got as much interest…) What, though, will be the impact on the games devel...

Oculus Rift vs VFX-1 – FIGHT!

VFX-1 (1994) vs Oculus Rift (2012-PRESENT) Without trying to give away my age too much, does anyone remember Forte's VFX-1 HMD? I came across it at the last Bossa Studios Oculus Rift event. At the time...

Tom Clancy – The Real Ghost Recon I reckon

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. 1947 - 2013 You might have heard the news two weeks ago about the passing of Tom Clancy at the age of 66. The first movie (and game) I remember associated with his name was The ...

Hysterical Accuracy

FROM PAVEMENT TO PENTHOUSE! Greetings earthlings! This week will be a modest little snippet from the top of my helmet. *ouch!* Life getting in the way and all that, but at least it means it won't be fu...

Pokémon X and Y… it’s so awesome…

I am proud to say that after all these years spent learning, growing up, working and being an adult, I am still ever so happy to be able to revert back to my 12 year old self when a new Pokémon game is released...

holographic-like 3D games… Yes please…

Do you fancy playing a holographic 3D chess-style game like R2-D2 and Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope... Well, Jeri Ellsworth, former head of Valve's hardware division, has launched a Kicksta...