This is the tsumea GDC 2012 Breakfast Club. No, they aren't a rag tag mix-match of high school students but a carefully selected team of the finest games developers that Australia and New Zealand has to offer. And whilst these guys weren't exactly confined to the local high school library, they were instead situated somewhere more chaotic and undoubtedly more stranger.
Apple's latest iPad offering has at least two local games developers excited about the prospects for their upcoming games on the new hardware. Smartcompany.com.au has the responses of two of Australia's leading mobile games developers on the new Ipad and both have remarked on its stand-out 2048 x 1536 pixel screen resolution and what it means for their games.
For Firemint CEO, Rob Murray, even testing for their new retina-enabled iPad games brings about an unusual challenge. From Smartcompany.com.au...
Flight Control Rocket is the next evolution of Firemint's genre-defining #1 hit - Flight Control. Available this March on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Visit http://firemint.com/fc-rocket to find out more.
Kotaku AU's rumour report on 10 staff retrenchments at Australia's leading mobile developer has been met with a quick rebuttal from Firemint's community manager, Sam Mayo.
The rumour suggested that as much as 10 employees from Melbourne-based Firemint, mostly non-managerial roles such as artists as well as a producer, were let go on Thursday and Friday this week.
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