Tag Archives: Game Companies

Eddy Boxerman on Osmos

We spoke about Osmos here not long ago. It’s a beautifully ambient, physics based Indie game made by Hemisphere Games. These guys started out in Eidos and EA and then went solo, so when the opportunity to interview them about their big first release came up, we jumped at the chance. Who is Hemisphere games? That’s a surprisingly complex question. It started as just me, but these days we’re two full time: myself and Dave Burke. A couple of other friends (Kun Chang and Andy Nealen) have also contributed significantly to Osmos; and quite a few other friends have helped…

Going Through The Promotions

What are Public Relations? It can be a rather broad term, but Wikipedia defines it as: “the practice of managing the flow of information between an organization and its publics.” Most of us would define it as ‘hyping up a game’. As games have gotten more and more sophisticated, so too have the methods of promoting a game and making the public aware of it’s presence. This week, I’m going to be taking a look at some of the more… ‘interesting’ methods that various game companies have used to promote brand awareness. Some ideas are awesome, while some leave you…