Simple Article: Developers VS Critics – The Indie Change in Battle

By Ho Qingxiang “A developer makes a quick game with store bought assets and attempts to sell it. The game gets picked up by a critic and is reviewed very negatively. The developer rebukes the critic and seeks to silence critique. A vicious cycle of name-calling, defensive denial and feigned ignorance leads to more controversy.”… Continue reading Simple Article: Developers VS Critics – The Indie Change in Battle

Spotlight Interview: Desmond Wong from The Gentlebros

This month we have an interview with Desmond Wong, co-founder and CEO of The Gentlebros Pte. Ltd.! His company, situated in Singapore, has been responsible for the award-winning game Slashy Hero (iOS and Android) which won Best Game Design and Best Mobile Game at Casual Connect 2016. At this moment, they are working on their… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Desmond Wong from The Gentlebros

Post-Mortem: Camelot Legends

Camelot Legends is an interesting and depressing case study in production. Developed between 2013 and 2014, this turn-based role-playing fantasy game is the company’s first foray into the iOS mobile market space. It is also the company’s first attempt at collaboration with another company to co-develop a product. We gained a lot of valuable experience… Continue reading Post-Mortem: Camelot Legends

Spotlight Interview: James Barnard from Springloaded

For our first spotlight interview, we have the famous (or infamous) James Barnard! With a rich career background which includes being a Lead Designer at LucasArts, James took his experience and started Springloaded in Singapore to create the games he wants. Since then, his company has made a variety of games like Nuclien, Tiny Dice… Continue reading Spotlight Interview: James Barnard from Springloaded

Post-Mortem: Page Chronica

Developed between 2010 and 2011, Page Chronica™ is the company’s first PS3 console game supported by Sony Entertainment Asia at that time. It is an action-oriented word-puzzle game that combines elements of action-platformers with the forming of words. Imagine Scrabble combined with Megaman. Players capture letters on-screen and form words of various lengths and complexity… Continue reading Post-Mortem: Page Chronica