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Independent Toronto-based video game developer, DrinkBox Studios has finally released their first original console game today, Tales from Space: About a Blob. Available on the PlayStation Network as a digital download, About a Blob is a campy 2-D monster-movie-inspired puzzle platformer that will no doubt strike a chord with the inherent glutinous characteristics that are […]
Tuesday February 1st, 2011 is a noteworthy day for those of us in the Toronto video game community, as local independent startup DrinkBox Studios is set to release its first original console game Tales from Space: About a Blob – a monster-movie-inspired puzzle-platformer. The February 1st release will be exclusive to PlayStation Plus members, while […]
2010 has been huge for the Digital Download industry. The scope of digital downloads have changed and so has player expectations. At the start of 2009, Digital Download games were often referred to as mini games and mobile games were all classed, casual games. Now, as we reach the end of the decade, retailers are […]
Downloadable Content Features New Costumes, New Characters and New Quests in a Whole New Level Fans of the critically acclaimed Halloween themed arcade game get a treat today as THQ debuts Cotume Quest: Grubbins on Ice, all-new downloadable content for the Xbox Live Arcade game. Grubbins on Ice will be cost you 400 MSP, and […]
Best-selling iPhone and Xbox 360 Indie game, The Impossible Game will be making its way onto two new mobile platforms. The Impossible Game has already reached some impressive landmarks for a minimalistic Indie game, such as making it to #2 in the US app charts and being hand-picked as “App of the Week” by Apple […]
Toronto’s Gamercamp, a two-day celebration of games in Toronto, offered several live demos of indie games during its first day. Two standout titles for me were “Sword and Sworcery” and “Dyad.” “Sword and Sworcery,” coming out for iphone, ipad, and ipod Touch. A joint effort between Superbrothers and Capy “Sword and Sworcery” is a 2D […]
Day 2 of Gamercamp (Nov. 14) consisted of many talks about the games industry comprised of panelists that are all part of the world of gaming. There were talks on theoretical notions of the term “play,” talks on writing in games, talks on developing for the iphone, talks on how to get funding, and so […]