Tag Archive | "GDC"

Steam & Papo & Yo

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Steam & Papo & Yo

Tweet It was just about a year ago — at GDC 2012, in fact — that we had a chance to check out Papo & Yo from TriplePoint client Minority. For the uninitiated, Papo tells the story of a young boy and his monstrous friend who struggle against addiction and co-dependence against the colorful backdrop of a [...]

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GDC and Game Connection Have Begun

Monday, March 25, 2013

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GDC and Game Connection Have Begun

Tweet You can’t walk along Market Street today without spotting at least a dozen folks wearing badges, staring at their phones while hurriedly double-checking the contents of their messenger bags. With both GDC and Game Connection happening in downtown SF, the industry’s best and brightest are in town, and if you’re nearby, there’s plenty to [...]

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Megapop Trolls Some Vikings

Friday, March 22, 2013

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Megapop Trolls Some Vikings

Tweet Okay — you hear there’s a game coming out called Trolls vs Vikings, and instantly you think of guiding a brave army of Norsemen against the rampaging hordes of foul monsters, right? You’d be wrong, it turns out: TriplePoint client Megapop Games, a new studio formed by ex-Funcom (but still fun) developers, is debuting a [...]

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That is a Whole Lot of Fishing Joy

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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That is a Whole Lot of Fishing Joy

Tweet So, a few months ago, we gave props to Fishing Joy from TriplePoint client CocoaChina for hitting the 100 Million Downloads mark. Funny story — they weren’t done yet. This morning, the Cocoas announced that their fishfest is being played by 10 Million people every day, and is pulling down monthly revenue of $6.28 Million. I [...]

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Game Connection Announces Speakers Connected to Games

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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Game Connection Announces Speakers Connected to Games

Tweet If you’re coming to San Francisco at the end of March, you’ll be sharing the city with a whole mess of game developers, publishers, journalists, advocates, and enthusiasts. Well… okay, that’s every day in San Francisco, but there will be more of them at the end of March for GDC and its related events, including [...]

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Poke Around the Pokki Winners

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Poke Around the Pokki Winners

Tweet SweetLabs, a TriplePoint client and official arch-enemy of all your free time, have unleashed the winners of the Pokki 1UP Game Developer Contest, and would like you to play them for the next several thousand hours. SweetLabs, you see, are creators of Pokki, a handy little system that lets developers build their games and applications [...]

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Le Game est Très Fantastique

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Le Game est Très Fantastique

Tweet Le Game? Trés bien! The good people of France would kindly like to draw your attention to the fact that they are valuable members of the games industry, and are doing so under a new brand: Le Game. This new banner promises to combine “the natural chutzpah of the French” with — wait. Chutzpah? Your [...]

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Shadow Government: Play the News, Rule the World

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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Shadow Government: Play the News, Rule the World

Tweet Shadow Government. It’s coming, it’s close to my heart and it’s going to be awesome. It’s a reality-based social game for iOS – a “nation builder” if you will. The title has been in the news for a while, but was officially announced this morning, in preparation for preview demos and a fancy public [...]

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Dolphins Join Ultimate Fan on Facebook, GDC Online Awards Fan Voting – Social News

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Dolphins Join Ultimate Fan on Facebook, GDC Online Awards Fan Voting – Social News

Tweet In this week’s social news, two particularly interesting stories have caught our eye. First, the Miami Dolphins have joined with the New York Jets in their partnership with developer Arkadium on the Facebook app Ultimate Fan, and second, the First Annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards have released their list of official nominees, and [...]

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GDC Online To Host First Annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards

Saturday, May 29, 2010

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GDC Online To Host First Annual Game Developers Choice Online Awards

Tweet The inaugural Game Developers Choice Online Awards will be hosted at the first Game Developers Conference Online (formerly GDC Austin) in October. The ceremony will be held to honor the accomplishments of online game creators and operators, from MMOs to free-to-play titles to social networking games. There will be two additional awards to honor [...]

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GDC Online Calls for Submissions

Saturday, April 24, 2010

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GDC Online Calls for Submissions

Tweet The Game Developers Conference Online, formerly GDC Austin, is now soliciting session proposals for the early October 2010 conference. The conference is focused on online games, including casual, MMOs virtual worlds and social networking. Submissions are being sought for 60 minute lectures, roundtables and panel sessions, as well as all-day tutorials, in all current [...]

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Waggle of Choice: Will Motion Control Decide the Future of Gaming?

Monday, March 15, 2010

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Waggle of Choice: Will Motion Control Decide the Future of Gaming?

Tweet [UPDATE - IGN's editors weigh in on the PlayStation Move.] Advances in hardware technology are encouraging gamers to get off the couch, but do the games actually warrant the price of admission (and broken lamps)? New gesture-based controls for Microsoft and Sony are novel, but in order to be truly innovative they have to [...]

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