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What is it that makes mobile casinos so special?

What is it that makes mobile casinos so special?

Those who were keen to get their hands on the latest iPhone models last summer will be only too aware of the overwhelming effect of the modern day smartphone. Originally designed to facilitate our on-the-go lifestyles through video calls and mobile email, the smartphone in 2015 has now turned into something all the more entertaining: a gaming device.

However, while enduringly…


Added by John Armstrong on March 27, 2015 at 17:32 — No Comments

Manchester Tech Festival

New Tech / Digital Festival is ready to Rock Manchester

A brand new tech festival launches in Manchester on May 7th 2015, with 10% of all ticket sales going to Charity Partner Forever Manchester.

The festival has ambitions to be the coolest tech festival in Europe covering: Digital, Tech, ecommerce, Startup, Gaming, Mobile, Video and Advertising.

The launch event at…


Added by John Armstrong on March 16, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments

Website updated - check out my illustrations

My website has finally been updated, go to to see what's new!…


Added by Dave Windett on February 28, 2015 at 9:38 — No Comments

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Turning to 2D animation could help those living in a 3D world

Many recall memories of the old View-Masters with fondness, remembering how the revolutionary-for-their-time toys had ushered in the age of 3D animation. Years after View-Masters became popular, TV show producers began experimenting with 3D, video game developers started constructing 3D models, and movies…


Added by John Armstrong on February 22, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

Good Year for Women in Gaming

Good Year for Women in Gaming

Women in gaming have evolved as characters over the years, no longer the stipulated goal at the end of the game or minor support character/love interest.

They’re now cast in the role of the leads, they’re role models that we should aspire to become or act like.

It’s great that games is now being taken seriously enough as an art form, causing developers to consider their female characters development.

So with that in…


Added by Adam Barney on July 6, 2014 at 9:34 — No Comments

What’s Next After MMORPG Mobile Games?

Massively multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPGs) are one of the most popular video game genres in the world today. One of its most famous titles is World of Warcraft (WoW) which reached approximately 7.8 million subscribers by the end of 2013. Another title Star Wars: The Old Republic, released in 2011, became the world’s “…


Added by Allie Cooper on May 16, 2014 at 6:27 — No Comments

Monster Hunters Unlimited

Covers for the first two books in the Monster Hunters Unlimited series (by myself and writer John Gatehouse) to be published by Penguin (USA) under the Price Stern Sloan imprint.

The publication date is the 14th of August. They are available for pre-order now from all the usual…


Added by Dave Windett on March 30, 2014 at 15:02 — No Comments

Kaci- Bell – The Interview

Steve Morris (from comics blog, The Beat) recently interviewed me regarding my strip The Kaci Bell Mysteries.

The Full Interview can be seen here -…


Added by Dave Windett on February 8, 2014 at 8:36 — No Comments

Ukie responds to OFT’s final principles for in-app purchasing

Ukie responds to OFT’s final principles for in-app purchasing

30th January 2014 - London, United Kingdom – Ukie has welcomed the OFT’s published principles for in-app purchasing.

The OFT’s (Office of Fair Trading) final eight principles for what it calls “online and app-based games” have been published, with the expectation that business comply by 1st April. The principles are a guide to help…


Added by John Armstrong on January 30, 2014 at 11:15 — No Comments

An Interview with Thom Clancy III about his father’s influence on his own writing and his career in the games industry.

Copyright @ThomClancy (twitter and Facebook)

WGE:  Just like to chat over a few things like what your Dad has done in games, his influence on you, what type of games you played as a kid.

Thom: That last bits funny cos I was just thinking I should make a list of my top five games.

WGE: I bet there’s a few Rainbow 6 games.

Thom: No, actually none. No Thom Clancy games in the bunch. Not that…


Added by John Armstrong on December 21, 2013 at 15:00 — No Comments

Gamevoices December 15 minute Interview is with Roger Craig Smith

Gamevoices December 15 minute Interview is with Roger Craig Smith

This month's Gamevoices Interview is with the star of many of my own personal favourite games including

the Resident Evil and Assassins Creed franchises, Mr. Roger Craig Smith.


How did you start in Voiceovers? What was your first paid Gig? Do you remember how it felt?

I started by doing stand-up comedy and having folks suggest I look into VO, after hearing me do…


Added by John Armstrong on December 3, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

Nilee Games Reveals First Look of ‘Turtles r Back’ Game. - Courtesy[Animation Express]

Mumbai based Nilee Games have unveiled the first look of their racing game ‘Turtles r Back.’ Promising to fill the players with enthusiasm and excitement, this game is inspired by legendary story of turtle and rabbit race, wherein turtle wins the race.

You will find rabbits being powerful and intelligent in the overall game along with having their own means of transport and latest gadgets to take the turtles down.…


Added by Anand Jha on November 27, 2013 at 9:42 — No Comments

Game Nation Video Game Theme Park Brings Live Entertainment, Gaming Competitions and More to Downtown Fort Myers

The word is spreading, Game Nation is coming… but what’s it all about?  Make plans to check out Game Nation Celebration on Friday November 1st as Hotel Indigo and Downtown…


Added by John Armstrong on October 30, 2013 at 11:27 — No Comments

The Kaci Bell Mysteries

Life is never quite normal in Bluewater Cove, California!

When high school students turn into super-powered freaks and go on a crime spree, the authorities are powerless to stop them.

But where did these super teens come from?

And how did they gain their god-like powers?

Determined to solve the mystery, 16 years old Kaci Bell enters a dark world of science gone mad.

With danger and death shadowing her every move, she may not live long enough to discover the…


Added by Dave Windett on October 14, 2013 at 18:07 — No Comments

Gamevoices Interview with Mr. Vic Mignogna speaking about his break into voice acting

Finally rediscoverd an interview we did with the brilliant Vic Mignogna speaking about his start in the anime and games industries. It was a fascinating interview to do; we hope you enjoy it.

Gamevoices:  So your Wiki profile says that you began your working life with the Ocean City Police…


Added by John Armstrong on September 17, 2013 at 15:47 — No Comments

PlayStation Vita TV is a new Sony console

 Finally all those cool games 4kids from  …


Added by Gjorevski Saso on September 9, 2013 at 17:53 — No Comments

Why Jon St.John said 'I for one do NOT appreciate screen actors taking work away from real voice actors such as myself.'

Recently Gamevoices Director John Armstrong found himself in an interesting discussion with Jon St.John the voice of Duke Nukem and invited Jon to speak to us on the subject of screen actors in video games.

JA) How did you get into voice acting - and how did you decide that voice acting was to be your career?

Jon St.John) I was a radio broadcaster for over 30 years. In…

Added by John Armstrong on September 1, 2013 at 19:54 — No Comments

Grand Theft Auto 5 - official trailer

 As they  have announced, Rockstar treated us with the official trailer for GTA 5 before the release of  game in mid-September. It only takes a minute, but there are enough explosions and chasing.…


Added by Gjorevski Saso on September 1, 2013 at 11:54 — No Comments

Latest regulation changes in the European online gambling market

Since the US market was shut down and blocked to the online gambling industry, the European market has been their main source of profit. Since gambling is legal is most European countries, there was never a reason to close the online channel. Owner of…


Added by Ruth Perkins on July 2, 2013 at 12:20 — No Comments

Finland: Game Development World Championship introduces Finnish gaming knowledge to the world

    Viope  Solutions  Ltd  is  launching  a  sequel  of  the  Viope  Game  Programming   Contest  2012  this  June  under  the  name  Game  Development  World   Championship!      

Last  year  over  500  teams  from  70  countries  took  part  in  the  Viope  Game   Programming  Contest  and  now  we  are  heading  to  even  bigger  amount  of   participants.  In  2012  the  partners  of  Viope…


Added by John Armstrong on June 28, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

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