New Year = New Stuff
Phew, the Christmas rush is over and it’s on to 2011. December was a great and busy month. Not only did Team Cooper Towers sport a decidedly floral set of decorations and gain a new mascot, Pete the Penguin (both care of Emma) we also unleashed a veritable slew of games upon the world.
We all chipped in to create the SKY Ashes Tour 2010-11 trials game. It’s a series of mini-games based around bowling, catching and batting as you try to make SKY’s own Ashes team. I like to think that maybe the England team had a practice on this to hone those skills which brought us triumph in the real thing. The event may be over but our game lives on, follow the link to see if you make the grade.
Also for SKY, though on a different tack, we made a game in support of the new TRON : Legacy film. Taking the classic Light Cycles a step further; you go head-to-head against multiple computer opponents across ever more difficult arenas, picking up bonuses which can help or hinder. The amount of cursing flying around our office attests to this game’s difficulty. Trust me, there’s nothing more annoying than making a game you can’t beat.
If that weren’t enough we were happy to once again provide the electronic Christmas card game for Beazley insurance brokers. Last year it was rallying time trials, this year it’s a rooftop challenge. Using only one button see how far you can run, jump and avoid the chimneys in this fast-paced game, which only added to the office hollering.
Those all capped off 2010, now it’s on to 2011 with a flourish in the form of new addition Adam! Last year saw a big expansion with new offices, Simon and of course me. This year’s already well on its way with our newest member, Adam. He’s here to provide some designer welly with his top-notch skills, after having freelanced with us several times before.
He’s already working on our new top-secret project ‘X’ due for launch later on in the year. Whilst I can’t reveal too much here’s a baffling picture of some work in progress:
Can you tell what it is yet?
We’re all hard at work making fun stuff, so I’ll get back to it. Keep an eye out for more goodies to come…
Bye for now,