Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2011«

Rift Beta 5 Impressions

January 28, 2011

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This week I’ve had a few (very) early starts in order to get in some Rift beta testing before heading off to work. Beta 4 was my first experience with Rift, and with those characters being rolled over to Beta 5 I’m now starting to get a good sense of the game. First impressions with […]

PSP2 Unveiled

January 27, 2011

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Although it isn’t called the PSP2.  The current moniker is simply NGP (for Next Generation Portable), suggesting Sony will settle on an all new release name.  There’s also nothing on pricing yet, but the new device can be expected in time for the holiday season. Tech wise there’s a flashy looking OLED screen, dual thumbsticks, […]

The Highs and Lows of British Game Development

January 25, 2011

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A report from UKIE shows that British game development is still out there and going strong, with 42 per cent of UK sales for all Xbox 360 Kinect titles and 30 per cent of PlayStation Move games to date made in Britain. Elsewhere in the news there are further reports on what appears to be the […]

Crysis 2 Multiplayer

January 24, 2011

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This machine melting action looks like it could be rather good, if that is you’ve got a PC that can handle it. Certainly the engine looks to be awesome, whether the game will match…

The End

January 21, 2011

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Former Channel4 Commissioning Editor Alice Taylor has posted some details on the background to upcoming Preloaded game, The End, on her Wonderland blog.  The End explores weighty subjects including death, philosophy and belief. You can read further details on the concept and development on Preloaded’s blog.

Half Life – The Paper Version

January 17, 2011

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Funky videos that distill the Half Life games into but a few minutes of animated fun.  Wonderful!

New Year New Job

January 11, 2011

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I spent the last few months of 2010 working in a freelance role at Channel4, but as of last week I’ve begun a permanent role working as Senior Producer at Preloaded. I’m thrilled to be working on some very exciting projects with some very talented people, the first of which is scheduled to go live […]