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Everything you want to know about Cubemen 2

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

 

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Cubemen 2 is coming soon to Wii U. Here’s a handy feature from Nintendo Enthusiast with everything you need to know about the game:

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Like Fuzzy Wuzzy Games, Nnooo is also among the number of indie developers having their games showcased by Nintendo at the Game Developers Conference this year. Naturally, this means new footage, screenshots, and details.

But first, for those who are unfamiliar with what Cubemen 2 is, it’s designed to be a fast paced, action packed, original 3D strategy game where the player conducts Cubemen units to defend and attack enemies in a range of game modes including Capture the Flag, Skirmish, Territory and more.

Click here to read the rest of this feature

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Cubemen 2 for Wii U featured by Nintendo at GDC

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

 

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Exciting news! Nintendo are featuring Cubemen 2 for Wii U on their booth at next week’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Cubemen 2 for Wii U, published by Nnooo and developed by 3 Sprockets, is being featured as part of a showcase of indie games made using Unity Pro for Nintendo’s Wii U console.

Our own Nic Watt will be on hand to demonstrate Cubemen 2 at the Nintendo booth from 2pm-6pm on Wednesday March 19 and between 10am-2pm on Thursday March 20. If you are attending GDC come along to see how well Cubemen 2 plays on the Wii U.

After visiting the Nintendo booth why not take a look at 3 Sprockets’ new game, Fight the Dragon? Winner of a GDC Best in Play 2014 award, this 3D hack n’ slash RPG will be showcased at GDC Play on the Play Tabletop 313 booth in the North Hall. This is your chance to get hands-on with the latest build of this game.

Press enquiries should be addressed to press@nnooo.com.

 

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Interview with MMGN

Friday, April 20th, 2012

When Stephen Heller from MMGN visited our office to preview escapeVektor on the 3DS, he also interviewed Nic and Bruce. He asked about GDC, developing for Nintendo and PlayStation platforms, the state of the local industry and where we’re heading.

Click here to see the interview

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GDC Diary (Part 3)

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Friday March 9th – Camaraderie with a Convict, a Conductor and a Flight Controller

What, the last day of the conference already? But it felt like we’d only just arrived in San Francisco! We had no time to waste. There were more cool presentations to go to.

Today’s talks covered how games get reviewed, marketing for indies, and for us the most interesting presentation of the day, “Awesome Video Game Data”.

The Awesome Video Game Data talk was given by Geoffrey Zatkin of video game research firm EEDAR. We were already familiar with this company as we’d seen presentations from them at the Game Connect Asia Pacific conferences in Australia over the last couple of years. These guys have teams of analysts constantly reviewing video game data from which they extrapolate key industry statistics. These aren’t just interesting facts and figures though. This stuff can help you plan your business strategy. They never fail to impress us with their in-depth knowledge of this huge industry. Here’s some of the awesome data we were presented with: (more…)

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GDC Diary (Part 1)

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Well, how did that happen? It seemed like it was only yesterday we’d finished writing last year’s GDC Diaries. But when you’re constantly working against the clock to make games, months pass in the blink of an eye. A cough could be all that separates GDC in March from E3 in June. One major sneeze and suddenly it’s Thanksgiving. Fart and it’s Christmas…..OK, OK, you get the point, right? No wonder studios find it so hard to estimate when games will be finished. Game development years are way shorter than normal years. That’s a fact. Now the year had turned full circle and it was time to head off to San Francisco yet again for that electronic love-fest they call the Game Developers Conference. (more…)

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E3 Diary (part 2)

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Wednesday June 8th – Sony Talks, Redheads, & some Press Love

The first meeting of the day was with Sony to discuss the potential for working together. We are very excited by the Playstation Vita and we think it would fit well with some of our existing software and with our ideas for the future. Being able to make initial contact with both Microsoft & Sony at the same event was a real bonus for us this year. We’re very excited about all the different directions we might be able to go in future. (more…)

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Sci-Fi TV show Electric Playground features Spirit Hunters Inc

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

At GDC this year, Nic was interviewed by Electric Playground (see our GDC Diary, part 3). EP is a Vancouver based TV show which covers movies, other TV shows, comic books, collectibles and gadgets. The interview went so well they sent their Sydney based team down to our office to interview Nic about Spirit Hunters Inc. (more…)

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Developing Indie Games for the DS and Other Mobile Devices

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Another one of our GDC interviews has recently appeared online. This one is a podcast interview with the Experimental Game Dev Podcast Show (see our GDC Diary, Part 2). In it, Nic & Bruce talk about why we developed the myLifeCollected range for DSiWare and how these apps influenced the making of Spirit Hunters Inc. We also talk about Pop/Pop Plus: Solo and escapeVektor, and why we make games for consoles rather than mobile phones or PCs.

Click here to be taken to the podcast

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Gamereactor interview Nic at GDC

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

As featured in part 3 of our GDC diary, Nic was interviewed by Gamereactor. They have recently released the interview which covers escapeVektor, Spirit Hunters Inc and Nnooo’s game making strategy. Click here to see the video



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Gamespot’s GDC inteview with Nic

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Next up on the GDC interviews is Gamespot. They interviewed Nic on the final afternoon of GDC. We think he looks pretty fresh considering the hectic week he had at the conference. Have a look at our GDC Diaries for the full story but first check out the interview. (more…)

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