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BLIP: Celebrating Backspace The Kwalee Way

BLIP: Celebrating Backspace The Kwalee Way

Last night in conjunction with the guys over at Monster & Monster and Leamington Backspace we threw a networking event/party to raise money for two great causes – Myton Hospice and Special Effect. We were completely overwhelmed with the attendance and it was amazing to see…

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Sheep Costumes & Retro Games

Sheep Costumes & Retro Games

Picture Above: David Fullick, David Darling, Natelie Griffith, Chris White MP Leamington, Dan Griffiths   Last week I was honoured to be invited to open a new exhibition space in my hometown of Leamington Spa. Backspace is a 2-week celebration of Leamington’s game makers with…

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Farm Fighters teaser trailer released

Farm Fighters teaser trailer released

Attention Soldier! The official Farm Fighters teaser trailer has been released today. Get ready for the best farm fighting game on iOS. Please rate, share and comment. 

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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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Planet Kwalee Podcast: 22nd November 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: 22nd November 2012

In this weeks episode Ian and Alexei are joined by Head of Testing John Darling and Community Evangelist Alex Bleau. They discuss gaming genres they hate, gaming cliches and as always plenty of game banter and a look at what we’re all playing at the…

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Skyfall: from a software perspective

Skyfall: from a software perspective

Recently we had the privilege to attend a private screening of the latest Bond film, Skyfall thanks to the lovely people at Autodesk. In addition to the film itself, we were also treated to shot breakdowns of several of the VFX sequences created by MPC,…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: 15th November 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: 15th November 2012

In this weeks episode Ian and Alexei are joined by Kwalee programmer Evan Harris. They discuss Grand Theft Auto 5, Curiosity The Cube and we speak to Evan about Farm Fighters and how that’s all coming along and as always plenty of game banter and…

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David Darling speaks at Launch 2012

David Darling speaks at Launch 2012

The annual Launch Conference at the Birmingham Science Park kicked off this week,  a handfull of the Kwalee team headed over to sit in on the speeches from industry experts and support our very own David Darling as he sat on a panel with Will…

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Andrew Graham on course to change the games industry with completely new game mechanic

Andrew Graham on course to change the games industry with completely new game mechanic

Andrew Graham, the man responsible for the design and coding on the original Micro Machines is set to change the way we play games on portable devices forever. Andrew has created, in the game known internally as ‘Teapot‘, a game mechanic unlike anything seen previously….

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Video game art: Rayman Jungle Run

Video game art: Rayman Jungle Run

It was always my intention in this series to delve back into the vaults of videogames history to give great examples of game art, delicately extracting the subtle nuances of games from the past to strengthen my case for games as an art form. However,…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: 1st November 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: 1st November 2012

A slightly different format now the Podcast has been handed over to Ian Kane and Alexei Lundgard, more music, more banter, just more! In this weeks episode Ian and Alexei are joined by Adam Philbin and Barnaby Smith. They discuss Barnaby’s recent tutorial articles focussing on…

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Pussy Flip 1.2 News

Pussy Flip 1.2 News

As part of the Pussy Flip 1.2 update we’re adding in a nice selection of collectable badges for players to earn. Some of these will be easy to earn, some of them more difficult, and some of them are a secret! Your badges will be…

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Bruce on Apple and ergonomic design

Bruce on Apple and ergonomic design

So Apple have announced the iPad Mini, which is pretty much as I predicted on this website last week. They have priced it as a premium product but will have no trouble shifting the rumoured initial batch of 10 million that they have in stock….

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iPad Mini, what can we expect ?

iPad Mini, what can we expect ?

With the iPhone 5 we chanced our arm with a predictions article on here and got most of it right. So let’s try it again with the upcoming small format iPad that is rumoured to be released in time for this year’s holiday season and…

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Planet Kwalee Podcast: September 21st 2012

Planet Kwalee Podcast: September 21st 2012

We’re joined by Sean Connery*, to discuss some of the updates in Apple’s new iOS 6, both good and bad. We also chat about one of our favourite new games, Rayman: Jungle Run and the first gameplay footage for Metal Gear Solid: Social Ops. Please…

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Pussy Flip: Development vs Marketing. FIGHT!

Pussy Flip: Development vs Marketing. FIGHT!

Pussy Flip is free again on the App Store starting today, so to celebrate we’ve made another silly video! Alexei from the development team takes on Ian from the marketing team in a NERF gun battle, but it all goes horribly wrong before the pussycats…

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Pussy Flip: Free App A Day

Pussy Flip: Free App A Day

At Kwalee, we’ve had a really great response to our second iOS game, Pussy Flip. So much so that it surpassed our first game, Gobang Social, in a single day! Now we’re taking the game up a notch with the support of our friends at Free…

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Flip some cats in Pussy Flip from Kwalee. Out now on iPhone!

Flip some cats in Pussy Flip from Kwalee. Out now on iPhone!

Pussy Flip is the purrfect strategic board game for the iPhone. This flippin’ awesome puzzle game is the latest title from David Darling’s indie game studio, Kwalee. Pussy Flip is a great tactical, competitive multiplayer game. Easy to learn, but difficult to master. Use your…

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Gobang Social: Moving on up

Gobang Social: Moving on up

Watching the live data for Gobang Social has been very interesting over the last few days. Our first turn-based multiplayer puzzler has made it into lots of different App Store charts. Gobang has risen up the board game and strategy ranks across Europe, making it…

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Will Apple release a 7 inch iPad?

Will Apple release a 7 inch iPad?

With Google’s Nexus 7 now on sale and selling huge numbers, speculation is mounting concerning Apple’s response. Will the world’s largest consumer electronics company feel the need to react to Google’s growing share of the tablet market? Will they have to release a smaller, more…

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