Category: Games

  • Batman: Arkham Knight is a broken game

    Batman: Arkham Knight is a broken game

    Consumer power spoke in similarly powerful ways in the games industry recently, but with very different effects. In the red corner, PC gamers across the world visibly spat out the triple-A, superhero hype for the summer’s blockbuster release, Batman: Arkham Knight, after it was released to PC gamers broken. In the blue corner, a small […]

  • Northern UK and Videogames: Featured in Thumbsticks Mag

    Northern UK and Videogames: Featured in Thumbsticks Mag

    Hello! Editor Jane here. I’m currently pitching PR and working as the marketer for Pixelbomb Games Ltd., and as part of that role, I’ve been writing about the local games scene, too. One these publishers is Thumbsticks, a magazine about gaming which is not too dissimilar to the depth of Edge and the fun of […]

  • Manchester Videogame ‘Beyond Flesh and Blood’ gets gory for Christmas

    Manchester Videogame ‘Beyond Flesh and Blood’ gets gory for Christmas

    MANCHESTER 2281, UK: The dystopian shooter storyworld of indie game Beyond Flesh and Blood is to undergo a quaint, Christmas transformation. Even the city’s residents [read: rebels, mechs, troopers] have taken to wearing Santa hats. Beyond Flesh and Blood is a 3PS & gory mech game set in Manchester, UK, aiming for release on PC and […]

  • Retro Magazine for Games Smashes Kickstarter Goal

    Retro Magazine for Games Smashes Kickstarter Goal

    Who says Print is Dead? Although, I did say print isn’t dead, but it would become patronage… Anyway, always nice when Kickstarter can keep the dream alive, there’s been far too much press lately about Kickstarter not ‘doing enough’ for artists. Really now…I though it was about the people with the extra dollars… So, videogame […]

  • Octopus City Blues: Yes, it’s a Mobile Game. Yes, it’s good!

    Octopus City Blues: Yes, it’s a Mobile Game. Yes, it’s good!

    The demo is ready. While the game’s studio website is either a hilarious pisstake of every corporate ‘end-to-end’ BS site ever made, or just *a little* creepy…who cares. I just read this completely ridiculous and very surreal dystopian world game-bio: “In a world undergoing an unnatural ice age, the last human survivors are densely packed in […]

  • New concept art from Pixelbomb Games revealed iconic Manchester Building

    New concept art from Pixelbomb Games revealed iconic Manchester Building

    The building is immediately prevalent no matter where you are in Manchester – it’s a glittering shard in the distance that presides over the traditionally industrial, democratic city. The team at Pixelbomb Games felt that in a dystopian Manchester, the building needed to stand up and survive the apocalypse, as it is so iconic.

  • Meme of the Month: ASSASSIN’S KITTENS

    Meme of the Month: ASSASSIN’S KITTENS

    Sometimes, it’s really OK to just post the best meme video you’ve ever seen on your (somehow, still popular?) blog as you’re smashing your way through Assassin’s Creed for the 6th time in your life. So here is: Meme of the Month. The ASSASSINS KITTENS video is possibly the cutest video of all time.

  • Videogame ‘Beyond Flesh and Blood’ featured in FCKLDN

    Videogame ‘Beyond Flesh and Blood’ featured in FCKLDN

    FCKLDN is a magazine dedicated to culture outside of London. The title probably gave that away. As such, Pixelbomb Games‘ upcomging debut title Beyond Flesh and Blood features here: http://fckldn.com/the-arts/game-on-how-the-north-of-england-dominates-uk-game-development/ “The <a href="http:// FCKLDN is a magazine dedicated to culture outside of London. The title probably gave that away. As such, Pixelbomb Games‘ upcomging debut […]