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ustwo Story Workshop

April 11, 2018 by

We recently led a workshop with some of the amazingly talented folk from ustwo games, leading them through our Moment-based Story Design process (something so special, it gets Title Case for its name!) and helped guide them in cooking up something that could be quite amazing.

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Games Writers’ Networking Event

April 10, 2018 by

This Thursday, 12th April, The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) is hosting a Games Writers’ Networking Event in London. Come along to meet other working games writers (including Giles), chat, network, ask craft and industry questions and get to know one another in a friendly atmosphere. Only a few tickets are left at the […]

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The Bunker – Out Today on Switch

April 9, 2018 by

The Bunker, the multi-award winning game by Splendy Games and Wales Interactive, and co-written by Ian, is coming to Nintendo Switch today! It’ll be the system’s first FMV game, and you can find out more over on Nintendo Life.

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The Spectrum Retreat

April 6, 2018 by

A mysterious art-deco hotel, staffed by faceless mannequin-like figures. Mind-bending puzzles. A dark and unsettling mystery. This is The Spectrum Retreat, the first game from BAFTA Young Game Designer winner Dan Smith, announced by the publisher Ripstone this week. We've helped Dan and Ripstone with this title, and are very keen to get hands-on with [...]

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Mosaic

February 2, 2018 by

We're very happy to be helping out Krillbite Studios with Mosaic, their mysterious new title that explores urban life and isolation and which feels like something drawn from Kafka and Another World. Check out its beautiful, bleak visuals in the teaser video below.

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Mentorships Awarded!

January 19, 2018 by

Since before Christmas, we've been going through applications for our new mentorship programme. The aim is to help up-and-coming games writers create solid portfolio pieces, with our guidance and feedback. We had over fifty entries from all over the world, which was a surprise to us! A wealth of project ideas from fantastic people, all [...]

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Bloody Zombies coming to Nintendo Switch!

December 21, 2017 by

Just when you thought you’d finished your Christmas shopping: Bloody Zombies is coming to Nintendo Switch on 23rd December! In case you missed it earlier this year on PC, VR, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Bloody Zombies tells a suitably festive tale of an unlikely family joining together to defeat impossible odds, as four survivors [...]

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Double Drop Day

December 15, 2017 by

Two titles we've worked on have releases today: Purrfect Date, from BaeTeam and Bossa! The game is a cross between a visual novel, a dating sim, and a dark British comedy. Eurogamer's review says "Incredibly sweet and beautifully written," and we couldn't agree more. Michelle and Giles helped BaeTeam polish their prose and untangle their interactivity. [...]

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Wordplay 2017

November 14, 2017 by

We’re sponsoring the 5th annual Wordplay Festival, on November 18th in Toronto, Canada! WordPlay is a free festival run by the Hand Eye Society celebrating the most interesting uses of writing and words in contemporary games. Each year there are curated games showcase, talks by creators about the craft, and ways for the public to […]

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