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The first Farm Fighters recruits are here!

With only a few months away from the start of the war, we are starting to see the first recruits showing up in preparation for Farm Fighters. After a short debriefing, only moments after setting up their general HQ at Kwalee, they have already sent…

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Women in Games…

Women in games is such a widely debated and extensive topic of discussion, when thinking of ‘women in games’, it’s hard to pinpoint a specific argument that I want to make and it’s also really easy to get lost in feminism and the ‘power of…

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Kwalee quarterly social event: Airsoft

On monday everyone at Kwalee headed out to the location of the company quarterly social event. This time around, we chose Airsoft and the location was a abandoned school with tight corners, dark rooms and tricky hallways; in other words, an ideal space for this…

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It’s time to vote your favourite names for our cats

It’s time to vote your favourite names for our cats

At the beginning of the month we launched a contest for everyone to suggest and come up with creative, funny or original names for our cats in Flip the Cats. We have received a lot of entries and now it is time to vote. As…

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Our Kwalee website has a new design. What do you think?

We’ve been working an playing and tinkering in the past weeks with a new design for our website and right now you can see the final result. We will still be adding elements and features so that both our readers and players that access the…

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The Kwalee Table Tennis final: Tom Aherne vs. John Darling

The Kwalee Table Tennis final: Tom Aherne vs. John Darling

Each month at Kwalee we hold a company table tennis championship. While not everyone has mad skills when it comes to the game, we are all very competitive. This month’s edition ended on wednesday with  John Darling and Tom Aherne in the final. Check out…

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Name our cats and be part of the game

Name our cats and be part of the game

One of our players asked us last week what are the cats’ names and we could not tell him because… well… they don’t have names. Yet. We want your help and ideas to find the craziest, funniest, coolest names for our four cats. To get…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: Thursday 28th February

Planet Kwalee Podcast: Thursday 28th February

On this week’s podcast regular host Ian Kane is joined by community evangelist Alex Bleau, Head of Art James Horn and the brand new addition to the art team, Hannah Payne. We will be grilling Hannah in true Podcast style as well as talking about…

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Kwalee Quiz: Hannah Payne

Kwalee Quiz: Hannah Payne

Kwalee’s new Junior Artist, Hannah Payne, tells us how she came to work in the games industry. What is your first gaming memory? We got an Amiga 1200 just after I turned 4, and the game I most clearly remember playing is Noddy’s Big Adventure…

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Games, games everywhere – Super Monkey Ball

Games, games everywhere – Super Monkey Ball

This post is number 12 from the series of articles we started about games that have taken too much of our time (some of them still do). Today we talk about Super Monkey Ball, an arcade platform game developed by Amusement Vision and published by Sega. The game…

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Flip the Cats Retweet Competition: Winner Announced

Flip the Cats Retweet Competition: Winner Announced

We had an overwhelming response to our recent twitter competition so first of all we would like to say a massive thanks to all of you that got involved, for those that didn’t, there’s always next time! So in order to choose the lucky winner…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: Thursday 21st February

Planet Kwalee Podcast: Thursday 21st February

On this week’s podcast regular host Ian Kane is joined by community evangelist Alex Bleau, programming wizard Barnaby Smith and Kwalee’s very own Metal Gear Solid fan boy, Alexei Lundgard. This week’s episode sees them discussing the recent Playstation4 news and updates as well as…

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Tweet about Flip the Cats and win a £25 iTunes Voucher

Tweet about Flip the Cats and win a £25 iTunes Voucher

Hi all you Flip the Cats fans(and everyone else too). We are really happy and thankful for all the downloads and new players flipping cats all over the world. Just to make it even more fun, we are holding a sweepstakes and are giving out…

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How to always have games to play in Flip the Cats

How to always have games to play in Flip the Cats

Since we launched the update, we’ve had thousands of new players downloading Flip the Cats and the existing players updating and enjoying the new features. First of all, thank you for downloading and playing the game. Also, a big thank you to everyone sending us…

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Flip the Cats on iOS arrives on the App Store

Flip the Cats on iOS arrives on the App Store

UK based mobile game studio Kwalee are pleased to announce the arrival of Flip the Cats on iOS. Flip the Cats is a turn-based strategy board game and will be available to download from today on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch from the Apple…

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Flip the Cats update will be out on Monday… so we celebrated…

Flip the Cats update will be out on Monday… so we celebrated…

Our update for Flip the Cats has been approved and will be available to download for free on Monday the 18th of February. We felt like celebrating a bit and we thought this was the best way to do it:     Flip the Cats…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: Thursday 14th February

Planet Kwalee Podcast: Thursday 14th February

On this week’s podcast regular host Ian Kane is joined by Community guy Alex Bleau and programming wizard David Smithson.  This week’s episode sees them getting all mushy (as it’s Valentine’s day) and taking a look at the games ‘they fell in love with’ over…

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Games, games everywhere – Ikaruga

Games, games everywhere – Ikaruga

This post is number 11 from the series of articles we started about games that have taken too much of our time (some of them still do). Today we talk about Ikaruga, a shoot ’em up video game developed by Treasure. It was released in the arcades in 2001 on the Sega…

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How Civilization helped me install Windows

How Civilization helped me install Windows

I owe a part of who I am and how I think to several video games that I have played in my childhood. I have played and am playing a lot of games, but let’s talk about the few that really stuck. In 1994-ish, the…

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Interesting tweets from Casual Connect 2013 #casualconnect

Interesting tweets from Casual Connect 2013 #casualconnect

Today was the first day of three for Casual Connect Hamburg. We could not be there so we took to the Twitter highway and followed the hashtag. Here are the tweets that got our attention so far. We will update the article over the next…

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