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Preloaded News

June 18, 2012


There’s been plenty of activity in the Preloaded studio of late, and one major news item.  Preloaded have been nominated for ‘Best Independent Studio’ in the Develop 2012 awards.  There’s an amazing assortment of names competing in this category, so it is without a doubt a great achievement to be recognised even at this stage, […]

More UK Studio Closures

January 11, 2012


Further bad news for the UK games industry today.  Sony are closing Bigbig in Leamington Spa (with it recently finishing work on Little Deviants for PS Vita), and Monumental in Nottingham have gone in to administration. That means more games professionals out of a job, and another threat to how much of the UK talent […]

New Shoe Revealed for Footfall

October 26, 2011


Just in time for Halloween we’ve revealed a new shoe for Footfall, something a little bit seasonal with a hint of spooky!  Visit the Facebook page for full details.

Footfall Announced

October 21, 2011


The word is out on Footfall, my latest game with Preloaded. It’s a socially-minded social game for Facebook, challenging you with the running of a shoe shop, and asking you to make social and environmental considerations as you manufacture and sell your shoes. What will your management style say about you? The game is packed […]

Play Now – High Tea

February 1, 2011


Preloaded have recently completed and launched a new game, ‘High Tea‘, for the Wellcome Collection as part of the High Society exhibition. In this strategic plate-spinning game, you play an independent British smuggler selling opium in China’s Pearl Delta. Buy cheap and sell high to make a profit, but make sure you also obtain enough […]

Chapter Published

December 9, 2010


I failed to mention that a book I contributed to was eventually published a few months ago. “Virtual Worlds: Controversies at the Frontiers of Education” looks at the challenges that arise when virtual worlds are used for learning and teaching. My involvement dates back to my extensive work with Second Life and the Schome project, […]

BIMA Success for C4 Education

November 29, 2010


Channel 4 Education continued its successful relationship with UK Indies when a number of commissions hauled in the awards at this years British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) awards. Amongst the winners were Zombie Cow’s Privates in the Games category, and The Curfew from Littleloud for Best Educational Project. The full list of winners is available […]