Mush Wins Award, Up For BAFTA

The Windows Phone 7 game Mush has won the game design competition Dare to be Digital, and is now up for a BAFTA Ones to Watch award. Developers Angry Mango Games created the game at the University of Abertay Dundee, and picked up a ¬£2,500 cash cash prize, as well as the prestige of being the first ever mobile game nominated for a BAFTA. Nicely done to Angry Mango! Congrats … [Read more...]

Mush, An Emotion Filled Windows Phone 7 Game

Developer Angry Mango Games are working on a very cool looking title called Mush. Visually, it looks similar to the PSP's Loco Roco, with similar motion scheme, but a nifty twist on the controls. Your giant, lovable fuzzball of a main character can switch between different moods: draw a smile, he becomes happy, and can float; draw a frown, and he sinks, and can weigh down … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Will Not Feature Gyroscope Support Initially

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Apple has chosen to offer Gyroscope support with the new iPhone 4 and this is said to offer a number of benefits specific to gaming. Microsoft has made no secret of their intentions to offer up some serious gaming with Windows Phone 7 devices, but gyroscope support will not be included in the initial release. Microsoft's Brandon Watson indicates that while the early devices … [Read more...]

Microsoft Shows Off 3D Games

Microsoft is showing off a pair of 3D games at GDC, but did not allow video or photos during the demonstration.¬†Engadget has all the specifics and Microsoft has released a number of screenshots that give us an idea of what's in store. The game shown here is Harvest, a side-scrolling touch based game, being developed by Luma Arcade. The other game is Battle Punks, being … [Read more...]

Microsoft To Showcase XNA Game Studio 4.0 at GDC

This week brings us GDC (Game Developer's Conference) and Microsoft is planning on showcasing XNA Game Studio 4.0. As we touched on the other day, Microsoft's new development tools allow developers to share code across Xbox, Windows and Windows Phone platforms. A single project can result in game development across three platforms. XNA Game Studio 4.0 will include hardware … [Read more...]