In operation for just over a year now, our Indie Initiative has given us the opportunity to meet some truly fascinating, cutting-edge indie game developers and help bring to the world some astounding indie games, whether through our talents in localization, community management, or player support. As is generally the case with indie games, many introduce some incredible concepts and stories to the world, and in no game does this feel more true than in Hidden Achievement’s Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game. Continue reading
There’s no doubt whatsoever that the video games industry is absolutely colossal. With estimated overall gross income predicted to exceed $109 billion in 2017 alone, it stands as one of the most lucrative industries in the world – and certainly the fastest growing. All of this put us in mind of our favourite games and how they might have contributed to that figure, which of course led us to asking: what are the best-selling video games of all time?
After a little research and data analysis, we’ve come up with a comprehensive list. A lot of the entries on the list are pretty self-evident, but we have to admit, we saw some pretty interesting patterns emerging. Let’s take a look! Continue reading
Seems like forever since we last cast any unwitting MoGi staffers out to sea in the name of our Desert Island Games series. From what we’ve heard, the island is demanding more visitors. Islands get lonely too, you know. This week it’s the turn of our Copywriter and SEO Project Coordinator, Adam Leahy.
Before he sets sail with five games of his choosing, and all the consoles he’ll need to play them, let’s catch up with Adam to find out just what’s on his list… Continue reading
Original release date: 1st September 1992
Some games become so ingrained in the fabric of gaming culture that it’s hard to believe there was ever a time when we were without them. Games so universally played and loved that, paradoxically, you feel simultaneously that they’ve always been there and like it was only yesterday that you first played them. Super Mario Kart is a textbook example of just that kind of game. Originally released on the SNES (Super Nintendo Entertainment System) on September 1st 1992, the first in a long line of Mario Kart titles, this simple, beautiful, addictive game turns 25 this month. With that in mind, we can’t think of a better time to pay homage to such a classic retro game. Continue reading
Now that we’ve recovered and picked our collective jaws off the floor after all the amazing sights, sounds, and announcements of gamescom 2017, we thought now would be the perfect time to share our own personal highlights from Europe’s largest gaming industry gathering. With a great view from our booth, along with some excited exploration any time we got a chance, we were absolutely bowled over by the size and scope of the biggest gamescom yet. Continue reading
To say we’re excited to be attending this year’s gamescom would be an understatement. A huge understatement. The long wait is almost over and next week we’ll be flocking to Cologne to one of the world’s biggest and most influential gaming expos. Not only will we be taking in all the biggest announcements and updates the gaming world has to offer with wide-eyed anticipation, we’ll also be on-site to answer all your burning localization, player support, and community management questions!
For many (us included!), gamescom is one of the most important dates in the entire gaming industry calendar. A chance to meet friends new and old, and keep up with the most exciting developments in the industry within the last year. Now in its 9th year, gamescom has gone from strength to strength, solidifying Germany’s place on the international gaming map, and bringing fans and developers alike from all over the world together in one place. With an expected attendance of over 350,000, we know there’s something really special in store this year. All of the industry’s largest names will be in attendance, including Blizzard, Epic Games, Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, and countless more. Did we mention we will be there too? We can be found at gamescom from August 22nd to 24th at our stall in Hall 2.1, Aisle E No:025. Continue reading
Every now and then we come across an indie developer that we just can’t keep quiet about. Our Indie Initiative has us constantly on the lookout for the best up-and-coming gaming giants of tomorrow and, fortunately, it has given us a great eye for talent. An eye that has led us to the always amazing, Sometimes You. Continue reading
Since the launch of our Indie Initiative, we’ve worked with some of the most innovative and creative indie games developers in the field today. As part of this, we get to see a lot of great games pass through our doors, games made by developers right on the verge of making huge waves in the gaming community. Recently, one such game, by one such developer, caught our attention, and we’re just dying to talk about it.
Unlucky 13 is the new puzzle game from indie veterans, Total Eclipse. Unlucky 13 follows in the footsteps of influential and globally beloved puzzle games like Tetris (or Columns, for the Sega fans out there) and Bubble Shooter. Instantly addictive, the game challenges players to put their spatial awareness and problem-solving skills to the test with enough of an original slant on a tried-and-tested formula to make it feel both fresh and new and yet immediately recognizable and comfortably familiar at the same time. Continue reading
We’ve got a busy summer of gaming goodies and events ahead and we couldn’t be more excited. Here’s just a few of the launches, releases, and cons you should be looking forward to over the next two months!
Happy gaming! Continue reading
The dust has finally settled after the mammoth industry stalwart that was E3 2017. An almost record-breaking 68,400 people – just missing out on beating 2005’s record of 70,000 attendees – turned out in droves at the Los Angeles Convention Center (ourselves included!) for one of the most exciting dates in the video games industry calendar. The event saw countless exciting announcements, some that were expected and some that most certainly were not. After mulling over each and every one of them around the hard-working office coffee machine, we’ve compiled a list of ten announcements that really blew us away at this year’s expo. In no particular order, let’s take a look…