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Pid Continues its Trailer Dance with the Opposition Tango

Friday, July 6, 2012 No Comments

Though I’m still not sure how music and dancing plays into their upcoming 2D/3D side-scrolling platformer, Pid, Might and Delight recently released another musically inspired trailer for the game, entitled the Opposition Tango. As with the other two trailers, the Evolution Waltz and Core Mechanic March, the Opposition Tango showcases a specific area of the […]

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Safety Not Guaranteed

Thursday, June 14, 2012 1 Comment

I’m always hesitant when it comes to independent, quirky comedies. Just the term independent conjures an image of something unpolished and unrefined. The truth is, most of the independent comedies I have seen have been really charming and quite hilarious, and Safety Not Guaranteed, a film about time travel, is one of those movies. It’s […]

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Indie Developer Might and Delight Bringing New Platforming Title to XBLA

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 No Comments

I just love interesting new titles from independent developers! Actually, I just plain love interesting new titles, period. That’s why I am both happy and slightly disappointed to say that I just found out about Might and Delight’s 2D/3D side-scrolling, adventure platforming labour of love, Pid. Developed in partnership with Beefy Media, Pid follows a […]

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Sony Announces $20 Million Investment in Exclusive Game Development for PSN

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 No Comments

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced a three-year, $20 million investment plan today that will help support the development of exclusive games for the Playstation Network. The investment will go towards Sony’s network of first-party studios as well as its Pub Fund, which increases the development budget, and helps with game design and marketing for […]

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Super Ninja Skydiving Plus Zombies Interview

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 1 Comment

In this week’s video, Nathan sits down with Matthias Bedard, creator of the upcoming mobile game Super Ninja Skydiving Plus Zombies. It’s an interesting conversation about the game, Matthias’ path to game development and what’s next for him. Click the link to watch!

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Female-Focused Independent Developer Creates Casual Mobile Title

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 No Comments

This April, independent Vancouver-based developer Silicon Sisters Interactive released its debut title, a casual game for mobile devices called School 26. The game, really meant for younger teen girls, follows a girl named Kate as she tries to make friends at her new high school. Players have to navigate the social hierarchy of school, befriending […]

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Toronto Hand Eye Society Rocks Scott Pilgrim Gathering

Friday, July 23, 2010 No Comments

On July 19, the Toronto Hand Eye Society made a rare appearance at the midnight launch party for the finale of the Scott Pilgrim saga of graphic novels. Flanked by many Toronto-born independent game designers and developers, I was able to enjoy a couple of the newest offerings from Bigpants Games, Get Set Games, and […]

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Drum Studio

Thursday, July 8, 2010 2 Comments

Drum Studio is a drumming-only music/rhythm title that allows players to connect up to four controllers simultaneously to play drums and record, play back and edit their own drum tracks. It also works with Custom Soundtracks, allowing players to play along to their favourite music. Works with Guitar Hero and Rock Band drums.

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Vancouver-based Indie Developer Releasing Drumming Title for Xbox 360

Thursday, June 3, 2010 2 Comments

Vancouver-based independent video game developer All Seeing Eye Games, announced today it is currently developing a music/rhythm game for the Xbox 360. The game is called Drum Studio and it’s exactly what it sounds like, a drum studio for your Xbox 360 compatible drum kit controller – be it a Rock Band or Guitar Hero […]