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  • Introversion gives in-depth look at how Microsoft approves games

    Defcon developer Introversion’s posted up what looks to be a highly-detailed run through of how Microsoft greenlights XBLA games. Darwinia+ is the subject, obviously, a title that apparently had “unprecedented approval” from the platform holder. From Offworld, via Kotaku.

  • Multiwinia gets new demo, Steam special offer

    Introversion’s released a new demo for Multiwinia and announced a special offer for the game on Steam this weekend. Buy before tomorrow and your $10 purchase will include the original Darwinia for free. And why the new demo? The first one didn’t include any multiplayer options, apparently. Go to the official site for the download.

  • XBLA games have to run on a 14" TV

    According to this CVG story, all XBLA games must run on a 14″ TV. “Microsoft has extremely strict technical certification requirements that you have to get right. One of the biggest challenges is that your game has got to be playable on a 14-inch CRT television,” said Introversion boss Mark Morris, currently working on the […]

  • Multiwinia pre-orders go live

    Introversion sent word this afternoon that its site is now taking pre-orders for Multwinia: Survival of the Flattest. “There will be a three-tiered pre-order menu; digital download, digital download plus boxed unit, or customers will be able to treat themselves and purchase our limited edition special pack presented in a beautiful custom-made Darwinian tin,” said […]

  • Multiwinia to be amBX-ified

    Philips announced this afternoon that Multiwinia is to be amBX-enabled, meaning the multiplayer strategy follow-up with flash and fan along with all amBX kit. “Our agreement with Introversion builds on a hugely successful relationship between amBX and Introversion through DEFCON and Darwinia,” said amBX marketing boss Jo Cooke. “amBX will produce an exhilarating gaming experience […]

  • Multiwinia site goes live

    Introversion’s put the official Multiwinia site live. There are links there for both a demo and video of the multiplayer RTS, but neither are in place yet, unfortunately. There are some pretty screens, though, and that’s all you can hope for. Go see.

  • Introversion working on Channel 4 game

    According to this IGN report, Darwinia developer Introversion is currently working on a game project with Channel 4. Apparently the title’s called Chronometer and has been confirmed as real by Introversion. We’re just waiting for comment now.

  • New Multiwinia shots show flat explosions

    Introversion sent over some new shots of upcoming RTS Multiwinia, and very nice it’s looking too. The game’s an update to the much-loved Darwinia, which saw little computer men fighting for survival against virus types. We’ve just got a preview build of this, so we’ll knock up some impressions and new shots this week. No […]

  • RPS goes hands-on with Multiwinia, shots included

    Nice, genyoowine exclusive here for the RPS massive, with Gillen getting a good go on Introversion’s Multiwinia. There are plenty of screens included, and a heap of detail on a bot-match on the Holy Tree map. This pretty much sums it up: “I’m dominating the left of the battlefield, and there’s plenty of computer-guy-corpses to […]

  • Multiwinia testing begins

    According to Introversion’s forums, Multiwinia testing is starting now. “Finally after years of development we are finally in a position to start the testing of Multiwinia,” said a staffer. “This is a massive achivement for us and we’re really looking forward to finding out what the rest of the world thinks of our next game.” […]

  • Multiwinia beta sign-up open now

    And here it is. Apparently beta testers are being accepted in batches of 50. The multiplayer version of Introversion’s strategy oddity Darwinia will be ready for release this summer.

  • GDC: Introversion admits publisher aspirations, talks Subversion

    Indie favourite Introversion – developer of classics Uplink, Darwinia, Defcon and the upcoming Subversion – has hinted that the company’s future may see a publishing role develop. “There are games out there we could have taken and published,” said commercial director Mark Arundel, talking to videogaming247 in San Francisco yesterday, ahead of this week’s GDC. […]

  • Multiwinia for "summer", says Introversion

    Indie developer Introversion has confirmed that Multiwinia, the multiplayer update of RTS title Darwinia, is on track for a summer release this year. “I’d hesitate saying a month, but you’re more than welcome to say it’s going to be out in the summer of 2008,” a company rep told VG247. “We’ve got some announcements about […]

  • Subversion "at crossroads" says Introversion

    Defcon developer Introversion’s upcoming mystery project Subversion is “at a crossroads right now”, according to staffer Chris Delay, writing on the company forums. “Subversion is at a crossroads right now – it could go in several different directions,” he said. “My gut tells me I’ve spent long enough generating cities for now, and the results […]

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