PS4, PSVita, Rogue Aces, Video, XBONE

VO is in Rogue Aces!

We’ve just finished putting the voice over in the game, and what a difference it’s made. Putting audio in any game really makes it come alive, and it’s one of our favourite parts of the game making process.

However when the voice over goes in, when it’s performed by someone as indescribably awesome as Marc Silk, that’s when your game’s personality really jumps out of the screen and in your head.

Here’s a video of us starting a new game and playing some missions. Marc does the voice of both the British Commander and the rather unhinged American Pilot.

 

Sounding pretty cool, huh?

Actually recording the VO with Marc was a blast.  Mike called up to Marc’s studio via Skype, and via the medium of clever electronics was able to see and talk to him while the recording was being done.

There was lots of Scooby-Doo and Shaggy impressions in between takes, and much dicking about which definitely helped get the energy right.  There was also a lot of adlibbing which made the cut into the game.

Visit Marc’s website here and if you’re a in the market for top class VO, this is your guy right here.  He’s also bloody lovely.  www.marcsilk.com

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ISG, PS4, PSVita, Uncategorized, Wing Kings, XBONE

Wing Kings Brand New Screenshot Blitz!

Wing Kings (working title) is coming along VERY nicely indeed.  We have in our hands solid proof that an arcade aerial combat roguelike is insanely fun.  But don’t worry, it’ll be in your hands in Q1 2017!  Here are some new screenshots of a prop-plane blowing things up 😉

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Some little fellas here running away from your bombs

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There’s your Commander, greeting you to the game.

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Whoops, we had to eject here due to flying plane into cliff edge.

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This is one of the enemy’s biscuit factories.  Better destroy that.

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Bit of night time parachuting.

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This is a well guarded factory, getting rather peppered with bullets!

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Taking flak from all angles against this battle ship.

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Some serious tank action!

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A giant enemy airship took me out!

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Well, at least I took a few tanks and some dude with me.

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A little unsporting perhaps, this sort of carry on.

So there we go!  Next up, we’ll be putting in the other ecosystems and environments.  Just as soon as we’ve put in the BARON BOSS FIGHTS! Oooooh!

And don’t forget, if you want to help us choose the final name for Wing Kings, we’ve put it to a vote!  Check out our shortlist and let us know which name suits the game best here!

Team ISG

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NGF, PS4, Video, VIta, Wing Kings

Norwich Games Fest Report

A month or so ago now, Charlie and Mike from the most prestigious ISG went up to Norwich to show Wing Kings at the Games Festival.

Smooth drive up, stopping only to get a pair of Olympic Breakfasts from the Little Chef.

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An early start, dragging the high score board through Norwich town centre at 8 in the morning.

We set up with two PSVitas, one of which was plugged into a monitor via HDMI.

We didn’t bov with a poster behind us because fuck it.

Throughout the day we had lots of visitors playing the build. People loved hijacking enemy planes and really got in to working up the skill to land. We also got the idea to remove certain damage to keep the momentum of the game going from watching lots of players die and make weird ‘gmmmmmpphhh‘ noises.


Then this happened which was awesome.

The trip was a great opportunity to witness how people play the game and spotting any obstacles to fun that people may run into.

An event like this, safe well organised and eclectic, is always a pleasure to attend. As a developer, it’s absolutely invaluable seeing what a seven year old boy, a 30 year old girl and a dude in his 70’s feels about your game. Sometimes it’s hard to see the wood from the trees when you’re balls deep in making a game, and experiencing it from a new angle is mega beneficial.

We also learned that there is an upper limit to the amount of full English breakfasts one should really eat over a weekend.

arcade, DDMR, Don't Die Mr Robot, iOS, PRO-TIPS, PS4, PSVita, Video

Nice run on DDMR – Arcade Mode

Don’t Die, Mr. Robot! is a game where you need to milk the scoring mechanic to get the high scores.

Here’s us doing a run in Arcade Mode where we use all the techniques to get a big fat score!

Watch out for:

  • Letting the fruit build up to get a bigger chain and thus a higher points multiplier
  • Using the spawning indicators to predict where the next wave of enemies will come from
  • Getting Danger Bonuses where possible
Don't Die Mr Robot, press release, PS4, PSVita, Uncategorized

Don’t Die, Mr. Robot! PS4 Press Release

Don’t Die, Mr. Robot – Bullet hell avoid ’em up for PS4 and PSVita (Cross-Buy)

Deep in the electro-abyss lives a little robot who loves to eat exploding fruit. He also quite likes staying alive. That’s where you come in…

The cult arcade favourite “Don’t Die, Mr. Robot!” is coming to PlayStation 4 on 8th March in NA and EU.

We’ve pumped up the visuals to silky smooth 60fps and full HD. We’ve tweaked the banging electro soundtrack so it sounds super rad on a big screen.

We’ve massaged the controls to perfection, and we’ll be bathing your lap with neon glowy goodness emanating from the controller.

Plus, all the hot game modes that made the PSVita version a player’s favourite:

  • The brutally addictive Arcade Mode brings arcade glory into your living room with a compulsive death drop into the fruity electro-abyss.

  • The intense Score Attack mode that gives you two and a half minutes to push the scoring mechanism to its limits, or to die loads and do real badly. It’s up to you!

  • The misleadingly named Chill Out mode which is far from relaxing at all.

  • Remix mode which gives you 50 missions of mixed up rules and gameplay variations.

Each game mode shares leaderboards with the PSVita version so if you don’t manage to get top score at home, you can keep your streak by playing on the go!

There’s loads of other surprises in store too, so stick your headphones on, get your controller ready and dive head first into some good old fashioned arcadey bliss.

REVIEW CODES:

https://dodistribute.com/access/BIbU9iwML7/

WEBSITE:

https://infinitestategames.com/games/ddmr/

PRESSKIT:

http://infinitestates.remakes.org/presskit/sheet.php?p=DDMR

EMAIL ENQUIRIES

mike@infinitestategames.com