Game Jam+ reopens its doors to Manila, pushes for another Filipino win

Hot off a historic win, the Philippines is hosting another year of Game Jam+, the world’s largest game development marathon, this October. Though most game jams focus on creation and community, Game Jam+ kicks things up by incorporating business savvy into its program, giving young video game developers opportunities to turn their games into businesses.

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nyctophobia review

Let’s spend our Christmas evenings in an abandoned asylum: Nyctophobia

Games of the horror genre have always exploited the primal fear of the dark, building worlds and painting pictures in which our minds fill in the blanks where our eyes cannot see. This fear of darkness is literally the name of the game in Outlast-inspired Nyctophobia: Devil Unleashed, released July 2021, brought to you by Filipino solo-dev Solitary Games.

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New Games from the Philippines in 2021

The Philippines has a great community of game studios and indie developers who are keen on taking the Southeast Asian gaming industry to the next level. While the region has been on fire with game releases, Filipino developers have been stepping up to the challenge, hard at work on their own games. Several studios have […]

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All’s Fair in Dating and War in Love Esquire

Yangyang Mobile’s visual novel Love Esquire celebrated its first anniversary since its launch in October 2019, after a successful Kickstarter campaign. This popular entry in the Filipino studio’s portfolio has since been nominated for this year’s SEA Game Awards. On the Steam platform itself, you can see many players who’ve rated the game “Very Positive” […]

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War No More? Know More About War Gnomes In Gnome More War

Despite growing up in a city where people love to put garden gnomes in front of their houses, I never had any particular feelings about those creatures before. After playing Gnome More War, I have strong feelings about gnomes now—and an inexplicable urge to shoot them in their smug little faces. Originally released as a […]

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