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9th Impact Go Global with Biker Mice: Mars Attack

Galway based studio 9th Impact have today launched Biker Mice: Mars Attack! globally on iOS and Android based on the 90’s kids’ favourite Biker Mice.    The game is a turn-based strategy game based on the Biker Mice from Mars TV show and inspired by the classic 90’s game Advance Wars. The action takes[...]

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The Diversity Game

You have probably observed it. Women can be pretty rare at games events. The Irish games industry is not unusual; this is a pattern observed in many countries. Stats for the games industry in the UK and the US usually put the proportion of women across all occupations at around[...]

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Project G released today

Nebula Interactive’s new game Project G is released today. The year is 2110 and humanity depends on secret marine farms for survival. Created by a philanthropic organisation through a century’s tireless work, the aquatic farms are under threat from predators emboldened by an ecosystem in chaos. Cybernetic fish-bots were created[...]

iDIG Music Festival weekend in Dublin

Eimear Noone and her team return to Dublin with the globally successful Video Games Live and iDIG Music Festival on the 29th/30th of April. There is also an indie showcase featuring Imirt members and a game jam in this two day event. The festival runs April 29th and 30th at the[...]

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Free Racing Zero Released by Six Minute

SixMinute, based in Dublin, have released their latest game ‘FRZ: Free Racing Zero’. Developed in Unity, and published by Fingersoft, the game reinvents an old school classic racer. Check out the trailer.     FRZ: Free Racing Zero brings high-paced retro racing back to the world. It’s time to burn rubber,[...]

Cellular app, released by Tribal City Interactive

Cellular Released on App store

Tribal City Interactive, an independent game development studio based in Galway, have just released ‘Cellular’ on iPhone and iPad. Cellular is an elegant game of exploration of space, colour and sound. Its fluid motion, achieved through a rhythmic one-touch input, creates a soothing, engaging experience. With a huge variety of[...]

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Onikira: Demon Killer out 27th August

Dublin based Digital Furnace Games has announced the release of Onikira: Demon Killer for PC. Onikira will launch across Steam and other digital stores on Thursday 27th August priced $13.99, £10.59 or €13.99. Launched in association with Headup Games and Merge Games (Germany and UK respectively), Onikira: Demon Killer is a 2D[...]

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Guild of Dungeoneering Launches

Distinctive Indie Developed Role-playing Game Now Available for PC   We are delighted to announce that indie developer Gambrinous, in partnership with indie publishing powerhouse Versus Evil, released Guild of Dungeoneering for PC in July. The innovative and entertaining new card driven dungeon-crawler combines dungeon building, exploration and combat mechanics with nostalgic ‘hand[...]

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Long live the Kings

After developing mobile hit Kings of the Realm, DIGIT Game Studios is planning its next offence with a recruitment campaign and a AAA title based on a “huge” IP. CEO Richard Barnwell talks to Pavel Barter about how the company became the biggest developer in Ireland, why a multi-platform approach[...]

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#IrishGameDev Timeline

We have just created a new section on gamedevelopers.ie to provide a home for an alpha timeline of the Irish Games Industry. Find out when Atari was in Ireland, or Sony launched its GAA game. Watch videos, check dates. This was originally compiled by Jamie McCormick to show visitors that Ireland[...]

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Scopely deal leads to new jobs at Digit

In the past week there have been two major news statements from Digit Game Studios in Dublin. First, we heard that they had signed a strategic partnership with Scopely, a leading touchscreen entertainment network. The deal is described as ‘a multi-million dollar investment in Ireland’s largest game developer as part of the multi-game[...]

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State of Play 2015 review

DIT, Aungier Street, played host to the annual indie games festival, State of Play 2015 on Wednesday 20th May. (Watch back at www.twitch.tv). During the afternoon students and indies demoed their projects and for the first time there was an academic session for showing research. However we the authors, were really only[...]