‘From Bedrooms to Billions’ is a two hour feature length documentary film telling the remarkable, true story of the British Video Games Industry from 1979 to the present day and how the creativity and vision of a relatively small number of individuals allowed the UK to play a key, pioneering role in the shaping of the billion dollar video games industry, which today dominates the modern world’s entertainment landscape. (more…)
In recent years, the humble point and click adventure has undergone something of a resurgence.
For far too long, the genre was consigned to the memories of gamers of a certain age, who wistfully remembered a time when Lucasarts and Sierra were cranking out cracking games as if there was no tomorrow. (more…)
This morning Himalaya Studios launched a $65k crowd-funding campaign for Mage’s Initiation, an adventure/RPG hybrid that combines old-school nostalgia with kick-ass indie ingenuity: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2112639455/mages-initiation-a-classic-sierra-style-adventureThis is the same team that has released four high-quality freeware remakes of classic Sierra games over the past decade, under the moniker “Anonymous Game Developers.” Read on for details about Mage’s Initiation and the Kickstarter campaign.
During that most awesome of times known as the eighties and nineties (AKA the ‘Before Bieber’ times), Ocean Software was a dominant force in development and publishing of, what seemed like at the time, an endless amount of titles spanning a wide variety of home computers and consoles. Mostly-faithful ports of arcade classics and prominent movie license tie-ins were the order of the day, and back then barely a month went by without an Ocean title or two hitting the shelves for fervent young gamers to spend their pocket money on. (more…)
Legend of Dungeon is about looking for treasure in a dungeon full to the brim with monsters. Legend has it there is a massive treasure all the way down on the 26th floor. Your quest is to go down there, get the treasure, and make it back to the surface alive. (more…)
Peter Molyneux and his 22 Cans gang are back on KickStarter for what is shaping up to be a huge project. Click refresh on the kickstarter page to see the money flying up! This ones going to be big people, this aint no cube game this is Godus!….read on for more juicy info. (more…)