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Rocketbirds: Reloaded! at Taipei Game Show 2011
Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Here’s a snap of a game show visitor playing the Rocketbirds Reloaded! “PSN Preview Build” on the stereo 3D Screens at the Sony booths! The Taiwanese game show expects some 300,000 visitors and will run from the 18th to the 22nd of March, so if you’re in Taipei, you can still catch a peek of (and play) […]

Interview: Road to the IGF: Helsing’s Fire
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Leading up to the 2011 Independent Games Festival, read the interview with creator Lucas Pope on ‘Helsing’s Fire‘ over at Gamasutra / IndieGames! We’re all rootin’ for you Keiko and Lucas!

Hardboiled Chicken spotted in BiteJacker!
Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Our friends at Secret Base released their game, “BiteJacker” at Mochigames today! It’s a Zombie Shooter, so lock and load and give it a whirl – and on day 14 Rocketbirds’ Hardboiled Chicken makes a cameo as an NPC – I love my Deagle! Die Zombie, Die!!! Oh, so you don’t believe that’s Hardboiled (top-right character on the […]

Not-A-Postmortem of Rocketbirds: Revolution!
Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Read about what went wrong and what went right making Rocketbirds: Revolution! in a three part article we wrote for IndiePubGames. Here’s PART I, PART II and PART III. We hope it’s useful… heh… it certainly is long!

Helsing’s Fire is an IGF Finalist!
Monday, January 3rd, 2011

“Helsing’s Fire”, Ratloop’s first iPhone game, is a finalist at this year’s Independent Games Festival for “Best Mobile Game”! The game also received honorable mentions for Excellence in Visual Art and Excellence in Design. Well done Keiko and Lucas! Erm, this means that Ratloop has been consistently creating finalist games at IGF for the past three years! I sure hope we […]

Asia Game Show
Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Here are some snaps from our trip to the Asia Game Show in Hong Kong (24th – 27th Dec) – the show saw over 400k visitors and Sony helped us get our 3D demo video on their 280 inch 3D LED screen! – and yes, “Rocketbirds: Reloaded!” will support 3D stereo technology! All of it was pretty surreal… somebody please pinch me!