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|Posted on July 20, 2014 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
Over the past few months I've been volunteering my free time to a new independent games studio called Freakout Games. I've been doing quality assurance for them on their latest Android titles.
Released today the newest game from the studio is called Freaky Dragon, it's available for free on Android devices on the Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.freakout.freakydragon
and the Amazon App Store.
Game description from the Google Play Store:
"Dodge, fly, fire and have fun with Dragon!!
Enter the world of Freaky Dragon where you get to fly through many challenges! An endless runner game with lot of adventure, fun and action.
Players have to dodge many obstacles by firing at barriers and enemies while collecting golden eggs for more points and extra lives. Freaky Dragon is a runner game with lots of adventure, speed and action. Fly through boulders, arrows, cannon etc and try to escape."
For more information on future games follow Freakout Games on Twitter @FreakoutGames (https://twitter.com/FreakoutGames)
|Posted on January 27, 2014 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
For the third year in a row I took part in Global Games Jam 2014 at Staffordshire University. Going back to Stafford it was great fun to meet up with and work with everyone from Uni again and get to know new people! Our team of five this year created the game Spy Vision, a mobile game for Android devices.
You control a character having to infiltrate a secret government building. You can see the building through all of its different security systems, infrared, motion detection, frequency detection and human guards. To play the game tap the screen to move the character avoiding the different security systems.
Use the buttons on the right to view the different security systems. The link with instillation instructions for mobile can be found below.
Short demo video of the game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-JznSlLARk
Here's the project link on the GGJ14 site where you can download the .apk file to install the game on your phone: http://www.globalgamejam.org/2014/games/spy-vision
This image is the current second level of the game.
|Posted on December 4, 2013 at 6:45 PM||comments (0)|
I went along to this years LAUNCH Conference which had the Friday dedicated to the theme of Grads in Games. There were some very informative insights into the industry from the guest speakers, with very helpful tips. As an aspiring artist I particularly found Scot Homer's keynote 'Life as a Games Artist' very inspiring and motivating
It was also nice to get to chat to the dev teams exhibiting at the event and run into a few familiar faces from Uni. Chillsters a Staffordshire based indie team were demoing their mobile games including their latest one Robot Blitz. Why not head over to their site and give it a try: http://chillsters.com/portfolio/robot-blitz/
|Posted on September 28, 2013 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Eurogamer expo time, so it was back down to London again. Being able to get early entry tickets came in handy, being able to just walk up and play a hand full of the games before it got really busy. It was fun getting to try Tearaway for the Vita and all of the other games that I'd wanted to try out. It was also a really nice surprise to run into some familiar faces working at the event as well The collection of freebies gathered during the day were definitely worth picking up. I now need to find somewhere for this little guy to go.
|Posted on September 25, 2013 at 7:50 PM||comments (0)|
I attended the Women in Games Conference in London for the first time this year, and I was selected by Uni to part in the Student Show case to display my portfolio. It was an excellent opportunity for myself and other students to show our work directly to professionals in the industry. As well as taking part of the show case I also got to attend the key note speeches, various panels and the round tables.
It was an awesome event to attend with many inspirational and helpful talks/discussions providing some handy tips for CVs etc. A very insightful event to attend and a great event for networking during the breaks.
Now I'm looking forward to heading to the Eurogamer Expo on Saturday and the next conference/networking event in my calendar