Relive the good old days of 1995 with Hover

Good old Microsoft have resurrected the good-old-bumper-car-flag-capture game from the good old 90s... You can play Hover over at Hover.ie. It’s fun! It's free! It's nostalgic. For an extra special tr...

Whats wrong with CAPCOM?

Something strange is going on in osaka! Greetings earthlings! It's Thursday and time for more thoughts from the top of my helmet. This week I have still mostly been enjoying GTAV, playing the markets and s...

Top of the Pixel Pops

The top ten best game soundtracks of all time... So, do you have ideas for a great new game? Have you got story lines or character design ideas flowing through your brain? Thinking of level progressions, big...

Manual Transition

The dying art of the instruction manual... I, like nearly every other gamer in this land, have been enjoying the fun and japes of Rockstars Grand Theft Auto 5 this past week. Now that I've completed the s...

Rovio Stars – The major helps the indie

Everyone must have played Angry Birds by now, of one guise or another. Even my mother, who has looked on in a confused manner at the hours I spent shooting ducks and eating mushrooms on my trusty old NES (with ...

Next Gen Gamer

A young gamer with only a few years games experience, Ophelia approaches the industry with a fresh new eye. In this article she discusses her love for all things Minecraft... To read the rest of this arti...

GTA V and the success of an indie game…

Did you know that Grand Theft Auto was developed by an independent game studio that was, originally, based in Dundee, Scotland? No! Well, you might do now. You see in the late 80s a games studio called DM...

The Rise, Fall and Return of the Bedroom Coder

Greetings Earthlings! I’m taking time out of my busy invasion today to discuss the interesting parralels between today’s indie gaming community and the bedroom coders of yesteryear. Way back in the primordia...

ThirdLaw

Speak to anyone in the Third Law team and one of the first things they will tell you is that, whilst at times being intensely frustrating, it is nothing short of truly gratifying to work with perfectionists in ...

An interview with Richard Hoffmann

Hello, my name is Richard Hoffmann. I am an indie game developer and I am on the Game Designer course with the Train2Game programme. I have my own indie company and we are doing cool indie games, developing and...

Big Problems

As a society, we are taught to let our imaginations run wild. The games we play are rich and diverse, full of possibilities, and certainly for me, thinking about how I could improve and expand my favourite game...

Android vs iOS vs Windows

Aris Tsevrenis Team Leader at Sony Music Entertainment Can you introduce yourself to us and tell us a bit more of your Android experience Aris: Hello, my name is Aris Tsevrenis and I have been a mobile d...