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.


Mush wins a BAFTA Cymru Award

We are very pleased to announce that some of our students Henry Hoffman, Kate KillickAhmed Zaman, Matt Dennis & Greg O’Brian have won the BAFTA Cymru Award for New Media for their game Mush.


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.


Another award nomination for MUSH

BAFTA Cymru have announced nominees for the British Academy Cymru Awards in 2011. Mush has been nominated for the New Media Award.

http://www.bafta.org/wales/awards/2011-bafta-cymru-awards,1770,BA.html#jump70

The 20th British Academy Cymru Awards are to be held on May 29th, 2011 at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. This year there are 26 programme, craft and performance categories in all.


Angry Mango win at Dare to be Digital

Angry Mango a team of students from the University of Wales Newport, which includes Henry Hoffman, Kate Killick (from Computer Games Design), Ahmed Zaman, Matt Dennis, Greg O’Brian (from Games Development & AI), have won at the 2011 Dare to be Digital competition.

Their game Mush is a single player, side-scrolling platformer for Windows Phone 7. You take control of your characters emotions, unlocking new abilities with which to progress.  Five emotional states are present, each enabling new abilities such as floating, sinking, smashing and gravity shifting.

Emotions are changed directly by the player through either drawing a smile, a sad face, a single line or rotating or shaking the phone. Simple movement is controlled with tilting and unlike other platform games you can neither jump nor die.

Mush has been also been announced at a nominee for the BAFTA Games Awards – Ones to Watch http://www.next-gen.biz/news/bafta-games-awards-nominees-announced

Mush Website
http://www.mushgame.com/

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