Posted: July 4, 2012 Filed under: Alumni, Press, Releases | Tags: Angry Mango, Award Winner, BAFTA Cymru, BBC Radio Wales, Dare to be Digital, Guardian Games Blog, Henry Hoffman, Kate Killick, Mush, Mush Game, Newport Alumni, newport computer games design, Newport Graduate, Ones to Watch, Student Project, Wales Indie, Windows Phone 7
It gives us great pleasure to announce that Newport alumni Kate Killick and Henry Hoffman (Angry Mango) are releasing Mush today, it is avilable to download now from the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Discover the emotions in this award-winning exclusive to Windows Live, a quirky puzzle adventure that lets you change how your character feels! Touch, tilt, rotate and shake up Mush to alter his mood. Gain new abilities, evade beasties and solve puzzles as you tumble through unique and beautiful worlds!
Henry has been talking to the Guardian Games Blog about the experience of developing Mush over the last three years, take a look at the article ‘Five key lessons for every young game developer‘.
Kate has been also chatting with the BBC Radio Wales Breakfast Show about the experience, skip to 22:57
There is a great article about Mush on Hookshot Inc.
For more information and to see lots of lovely screenshots go to the Mush website and follow Angry Mango on Twitter.
Posted: January 25, 2012 Filed under: Awards, Events, Press, Student Successes | Tags: Competition, cryENGINE3, GameCity, Karl Livsey, newport computer games design, Student Project, Winner
Congratulations to Karl Livesy (currently a second year student at Newport), for winning the CryENGINE3 Level Design Competition which took place at GameCity last October.
More information can be found on the GameCity website.
Below is an image from Karl’s competition entry.
(Image courtesy of GameCity)
Posted: January 23, 2012 Filed under: Alumni, Press, Releases, Student Successes | Tags: Dan DaRocha, Dave Hall, Indie Fund, Jon Savery, Newport Alumni, newport computer games design, Newport Graduate, OnLive, Q.U.B.E., QUBE, Steam, Student Project, UDK, Wales Indie
After successfully launching Q.U.B.E. on Steam on the 6th January, the game sold over 12,000 copies in just 4 days, which enabled them to pay back the $90,000 investment from Indie Fund.
More information can be found on Gamasutra.
In an article for Joystiq, Dan Da Rocha also confirmed that they are already working on getting Q.U.B.E. ready for a Mac release and prototyping an iOS version. They are also planning Q.U.B.E. to be release on the OnLive platform soon.
Posted: September 28, 2011 Filed under: Alumni, Press | Tags: Guardian Games Blog, Keith Stuart, Mike Bithell, Newport Alumni, newport computer games design, Newport Graduate, The Indie Dozen, Thomas Was Alone, Unity
Mike is included in the Guradian’s Indie Dozen list, which features 12 upcoming indie developers.
Keith Stuart has interviewed Mike for the Guardian Games Blog. In the interview Mike talks about the development of Thomas Was Alone.