OUT NOW – Mystery Match

The team at Outplay has released its latest title, Mystery Match. It's, surprisingly enough, a match three game, in which players must make chains of three or more jewels, to remove them from the playing area. Unlike the 800lb Gorilla of sweet-toothed all consuming Candy Crush, Mystery Match has a far more fascinating theme. Set... Continue Reading →

Games Meets Textiles – OUT NOW – Strawberry Thief

Sophia George, the V&A museum’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, has launched her first game, inspired by her work with the V&A - a brand new iPad game inspired by the work of textile designer William Morris. Strawberry Thief takes its title from from a famous William Morris furnishing fabric, which is on display in... Continue Reading →

Steve Hammond’s Manual Override – Legends

Legends, folklore and myths of the computer games industry is a particularly hard topic to research on the Internet. Those very terms of myth and legend are used differently nowadays. Clickbait headlines use 'myth' when they really mean 'misconception' and 'legend' when they mean 'well-known.' As for 'folklore', most of the search results are for... Continue Reading →

OUT NOW – Family House, New From Brightsolid

Dundee's Brightsolid, best known as a hosting, cloud and genealogy company has announced the release of it's first game. Family House is a new social game for all ages, based around the player’s own family tree. Set in a large rambling family house, the player’s goal is to build and restore the house itself - with family... Continue Reading →

Steve Hammond’s Manual Override: Category 7

When I was young, I used to have a recurring dream where I was falling. Books from the library, interpreting dreams, were of no use in telling me what it meant. I was falling upwards into the sky, pulled by a force towards something I couldn’t see. I knew it was there, some horrific thing,... Continue Reading →

Steve Hammond’s Manual Override

Ladies and gentlemen, we are delighted to bring you Mr Steve Hammond, in what we hope will be a regular monthly column.  We think of him as a combination of Charlie Brooker and Neil Oliver, but Steve's official biography states... Steve Hammond currently works as a programmer in the aerospace industry. While he would have... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Lemmings!

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