Mush is featured in the Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone Gamescom Trailer

Great news for Angry Mango as their game Mush is featured in the Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone Gamescom Trailer.

So keep a look out for Mush as it will be available soon.


Mush is going to GamesCom

Mush is going to be showcased by Microsoft Game Studios on the Mirosoft stand at GamesCom from 17th to 21st August 2011.

The Microsoft stand is in Hall 8.1, stands B010 A011 & B010 C010.


Newport students talk about games design on C4’s Crunchtime

Our students Kate Killick & Henry Hoffman  have been busy discussing their experience at Dare To Be Digital 2010, on Channel 4’s Crunchtime. Kate & Henry a part of Team Angry Mango, went on to win Dare to be Digital and were nominated for a Games BAFTA ‘One’s to Watch’ Award.

You can watch the 3 part series (for a limited time only) on 4oD… Crunchtime Series 1.


Q.U.B.E the story so far

Newport alumni, Dan Da Rocha, Dave Hall and John Savery a.k.a. Toxic Games have been awarded significant funding by Indie Fund (http://indie-fund.com/) to continue the development and commercialisation of their game Q.U.B.E. They have been invited to the Independent Games Summit at GDC where the funding award was announced (http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/03/01/inside-the-indie-fund-a-better-deal-for-developers/).

Q.U.B.E. is a first person puzzle solving game where the player finds themselves set in an environment built from cubes. The objective is to explore the environment and complete challenging puzzles by manipulating coloured cubes using a special pair of gloves. The player can pull out red cubes, launch themselves using blue cubes, pull out multiple sets of yellow cubes and push around green cubes.

Q.U.B.E. was a finalist in the Indie Game Challenge  http://www.indiegamechallenge.com/finalists/qube/. Watch Dan talk about Q.U.B.E. and the IGC on G4TV (from about 25 minutes in).

Q.U.B.E. was nominated for Best Single Player Game Award on IndieDB  http://www.indiedb.com/features/ioty-2010-best-udk-game

The beta release is available from http://www.indiedb.com/games/qube/downloads/qube-beta-v-13

Q.U.B.E. Websites
http://www.qubegame.co.uk/
http://www.youtube.com/qubegame

Q.U.B.E. in the press
Kotaku
DIY Gamer
Gamedo
Joystiq