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Evercade – Developer Interview

Evercade – Developer Interview

For the last few months, if you were active on Twitter it was nearly impossible to have missed someone mention the Evercade. A new handheld console that takes fully licensed cartridges of classic games from the 90’s. Not only do you get a bundle of games on each £15 cart, but you also get a full colour manual as well! A worthy inclusion that any collector among us greatly appreciates. I haven’t had a chance to pick one up yet…

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Wave Break – Developer Interview

Wave Break – Developer Interview

So what is Wave Break I hear you ask. It’s a question I had to ask myself because it’s a game I only heard of a few days ago. But surprisingly it was shown off a year ago! I’ve no idea how this slipped under the radar for me but now that I know about it, I just had to find out more. As soon as I saw the start of the trailer I thought, is this a new Wave…

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Indie Game Developer Spotlight – Squidlit (Nintendo Switch/Steam)

Indie Game Developer Spotlight – Squidlit (Nintendo Switch/Steam)

If  you were a gamer in the 90’s this game should have an immediate nostalgic look and feel to it. It’s made to closely resemble a Game boy game by limiting some of the features you’d find in similarly styled games. So there is : No more than 10 8-pixel wide sprites in a line. No more than 40 sprites at any time. Four sound channels that are shared between “voices” of music and the sound effects. 160 x 144…

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Indie Game Developer Interview – John Roo – Quest Arrest (Gameboy)

Indie Game Developer Interview – John Roo – Quest Arrest (Gameboy)

This is the first in, what I hope is a long running series where I ask game developers for a peek ‘behind the curtain’ of development. Who better to kick off the series than a brand new developer and great friend, John Roo. He is currently developing his first game which is now in the finishing stage and will be released on March 1st 2020. I thought he was a great choice as it’s all still very fresh in his…

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