Victorian game developer Firemint's Flight Control has topped 1,000,000 downloads today across the world, making it undoubtedly one of the world's most popular games ever produced for the iPhone.
Minister for Information and Communication Technology John Lenders said the studio's first selfpublished title had caused a world-wide sensation, quickly becoming one of the most popular games in the world according to Apple's "Top Paid Apps" charts, rising to the number one position in 20 countries.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - 20 March 2009 - Australian game developers are set to descend in record numbers upon the annual Game Developers’ Conference in San Francisco, U.S.A. Spanning the gamut from casual and mobile developers, to currentgen and MMO studios, the Australian development community is anticipating a year of growth for the local industry despite the current economic climate. And with more than 30 developers attending GDC, the signs are encouraging for the Australian development community.
(November 20, 2008) VastPark, the highly interactive platform that is geared towards the easy creation of games and virtual worlds has, today, announced five new development companies to join its Developer Program.
Nocturnal has released the first demo of Flowerworks™, an original PC casual game. Flowers and fireworks usually don't mix, but Flowerworks™ turns nature on its head in this accessible and original title. Flowerworks™ combines puzzle, exploration and action elements in an addictive, explosive adventure.
The demo contains a tutorial, two special levels, and a preview of the full game. Both casual and hardcore gamers will enjoy Flowerworks™. The unique gameplay involves catching seeds, feeding flowers, mixing colours, and timing fireworks to unleash explosive combos.
(Moscow, Russia): BigWorld's Business Development Manager Europe/Russia, Mike Allenson announces a new license with New Orleans-based Wargaming.net to create their upcoming massively multiplayer online game.