Medecins Sans Frontieres launches IndieGoGo campaign

Medecins Sans Frontieres launches IndieGoGo campaign

Aug 5, 2016

Medecins Sans Frontieres – also known as Doctors Without Borders – will hopefully be a familiar name to many of our readers, and some of you may even have donated to them via one of the annual Games Done Quick events like ourselves. For those unaware, MSF are a Nobel Peace Prize-winning organisation that has been providing medical aid to locations...

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Stoic on The Banner Saga, Kickstarter, & mobile gaming

Dec 3, 2014

The name is extremely confusing, and probably makes you think it’s associated with Candy Crush (or so King would have you believe), but the non-idiotic amongst you will know that it is not. The Banner Saga is, in Stoic’s own words, “an epic role-playing game inspired by Viking legend”. It released to a huge wave of good press on PC, and...

Endgame: Syria released on the app store – heavily censored

Endgame: Syria released on the app store – heavily censored

Mar 23, 2013

Apple’s determination to lobotomise the politically-charged Endgame: Syria has finally won out. In order to get the title onto the app store, developer GameTheNews has been forced to make changes that, in the words of Tomas Rawlings, transform the project “from a ‘newsgame’ into just a ‘game’”. “We’ve come to the...

Smartphone from Guildford to pilot spacecraft

Smartphone from Guildford to pilot spacecraft

Feb 26, 2013

Modern mobile phones are incredible things. You can make phone calls and send and receive text messages, true, but nobody really does those things very much. They can also be used to surf the interwebs, take high-quality photographs, and much more – including, of course, playing games where you collect yellow coins and make astoundingly slow progress unless...

Squids Wild West: review

Squids Wild West: review

Jul 13, 2012

Format: Android, PC, Mac, iOS (reviewed on iPod Touch) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: The Game Bakers Developer: The Game Bakers Players: 1 Site: http://www.squidsthegame.com/ After devouring the cherry atop Squids (The Game Bakers’ first delicacy), we sat back with a pleased expression on my face. “That was a satisfying and delicious turn-based...