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BrambleLash branches out and takes Tokyo Game Show’s Indie Grand Prize

Image text reads: Tokyo Gam Show 2017 A poster for the game Bramblelash, with a large sticker stating "Indie Prize Nominee: 4Gamer.net". The Bramblelash banner image depicts two of the games playable plant-creatures with vines outstretched towards each other in a style mimicking Michelangelo's famous painting "The Creation of Adam".

Taking the world by storm, Perth-made game BrambleLash was recently awarded the Indie Grand Prize by 4Gamer.net at the 2017 Tokyo Game Show, alongside another Australian title Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles! The purpose of these awards is to ‘discover new stars’, and local studio Bytesprite have no doubt ensnared a thicket of new fans from their travels.

Here’s what 4Gamer.net had to say about it…

“「BrambleLash」は,2人のキャラクターの間に生まれるゴムのような物体を敵に当てて倒していくアクションゲーム。マルチプレイではもう一方のキャラクターと息を合わせてのプレイが必要で,試遊台では初対面のプレイヤー同士の間でも笑顔や歓声が生まれ,非常に盛り上がっていたのが印象的だった。”

BrambleLash is an action game where you destroy the enemy by stretching a rubbery object between two characters. In multiplayer, it’s necessary to breathe alongside the other character, and smiles and cheers were born even between players who met for the first time at the test stand; it was impressive how exciting it was.”

(Note: This is a very loose translation; don’t hold us to the exact wording!)

If you’re interested in some co-op chaos of your own, Bytesprite is available now on Steam! You can also check out some of the photos from the event below, with thanks to the Bramblelash crew and Abylight Studios on twitter.

BrambleLash reaches out on Steam Greenlight

BrambleLash

Spring is here, and the blooming plant-based protagonists of BrambleLash are getting ready to venture off into the outside world. This creative co-op game is the work of the ByteSprite crew, who you may remember from such posts as “BrambleLash Demo Out Now” and “Oompf! Games fund Winners Announced“. Now they’re reaching out to you, so why not lend a hand and help bring this game about connecting with friends onto Steam.

BrambleLash is a spritely multiplayer co-op with tactical team-and-swap strategy. Enchanted sprites work together to defeat slimy invaders in a whimsical setting full of glimmering shadows. Connect, co-operate or betray to win!

If you’re keen to see this game grow, head on over to the Steam Greenlight page and give them a green-thumbs up!

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BrambleLash Demo Out Now

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There was once a time where two-player games involved heading out into the garden and running around with your best friend for a few hours. Times may be a’ changing, but you can still tap into the age old joys of sprinting through the grass, and working together to slice up slimey enemies. Wait, what? Introducing BrambleLash by local studio ByteSprite, a two-player game where your only defence is to stick together.

The twin-stick shooter with only one stick, no shooting, all co-ordination! BrambleLash is a multi-player party game about communication, co-operation and fightin’ grime. Leash up with your planty partner and run sludgy enemies through with your thorny tether, while simultaneously working together to avoid their noxious attacks. Play with your friends, play with your enemies, play with your frenemies!

The first demo for the game has just been released, so if you’re keen to tether up and be a thorn in the side of some sludgy foes, simply head on over to the BrambleLash indieDB page. The game will also feature at Playup Perth: After Dark #4 this week. Grab your self a ticket and you will be able to play the game and chat directly with the development team! Fun times for all!

Oompf! Games fund Winners Announced

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Earlier this year FTI announced the OOMPF! Games fund, a one-off members production fund to the value of $10,000. Following a number of submissions from local developers, the judges have made their decision and the winners have been announced!

Congratulations to…

Offpeak Games, Stirfire Studios, and ByteSprite!!

Oompf Games Fund Winners 2015

Offpeak Games will receive $2500 for the development of Valiant, a virtual reality jousting game that uses the Oculus Rift; Stirfire Studios, the folks behind the award-winning Freedom Fall, were awarded $5000 to go towards the development of their next big game D3bug; and last but by no means least, ByteSprite were awarded $2500, which will assist them in completing their cooperative two-player garden game BrambleLash.

For all the details on these games and the Oompf! Games fund, head on over to FTI’s official announcement.

Photograph courtesy of FTI.

Playup Perth: Support WA Games Edition

Play Up PerthPhotograph of Senator Scott Ludlam

This week the good folks at FTI have put together a special edition of Playup Perth. Get ready to grab a drink, meet local devs and play a ton of great games, both prerelease titles and games out now. But that’s not all, the evening will also have a very special guest, Senator Scott Ludlam, plus discussions and presentations from local devs on their experiences making games in WA.

What: Playup Perth: Support WA Games Edition
When: 6pm until late, Saturday 10 October, 2015
Where: 167 Fitzgerald Street, Northbridge (SK Games)
Tickets: $7 (FTI Members)/$10 (regular)

Extra Notes: This is an 18+ Event.

Featured Games

Prelaunch Previews

For more information on this special edition of Playup Perth, head on over to their event information page. Alternatively, head straight over to the eventbrite page and book your tickets now!

WA Released Games!

Image: A collage of screenshots of West Australian made games.

Image: A collage of screenshots of West Australian made games.

This section contains games released by West Australian developers, including (but not limited to) games for PC, Console, Mobile & Tablet, Browser, Arcade Machines, VR, plus Tabletop and Pervasive games!

If you have released a game, we want to hear from you (this is no time for imposter syndrome people!). If you are intending to release a game in the future, keep in touch; we are always interested in sharing news on upcoming titles and betas. A separate gamejam list is also planned for the future.

If you would like to add/update a listing, or have an upcoming game you want to share with the world, please let know!

[Last Updated: 3 November, 2017]

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2008

  • Perth Racer (Browser) by eZone & Binary Culture
  • Spinfast Cricket (iOS) by Spinfast

2007

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2005

  • Cellblock Squadrons (PC) by Super Furious Software

2003

2001

  • Ancient Evil: Curse of the Snake Cult (PC) by Silver Lightning Software/ Paul Turbett

1998

  • Ancient Evil (PC) by Silver Lightning Software/ Paul Turbett
  • Star Fighter: D’Yammen’s Reign (PC) by GeoSync Media / Andrew Hawkins

1997

  • Rally Challenge (PC) by Silver Lightning Software/ Paul Turbett

1995

  • Trial By Magic (PC) by Silver Lightning Software/ Paul Turbett

1992

  • Starfire (PC) by Silver Lightning Software/ Paul Turbett

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  • Master of Icons (PC) by Glen Spoors

 

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