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Freedom Fall on Amazon Fire TV

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You may have heard last week that Amazon has decided to branch out into gaming, with the Amazon Fire TV set to feature a variety of games in addition to a host of shows and movies. What you might not know is that Perth’s very own Freedom Fall by Stirfire Studios is one of 134 titles selected to launch the device’s gaming feature, sitting alongside the likes of Minecraft Pocket Edition and The Walking Dead.

Freedom Fall designer, writer and artist Lisa Rye says, “Bringing Freedom Fall to the Amazon Fire as a launch title has been a wonderful opportunity – we were thrilled to see the game running on a big TV with full HD graphics. Now you can be taunted by the princess in the comfort of your living room!”

This latest version of Freedom Fall has been fully optimised for the Fire TV’s controller, and also features leaderboards, brand new levels and a shiny HD finish. Freedom Fall is available now on Amazon Fire TV for $US 6.95, as well as being on Steam, iOS, Android and Ouya.

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What’s Up Pitches?!

Update: All standard presentation spots are now taken (although there are challenge spots still available), and there have been some minor changes to the schedule.

For the latest information see this blog post.

Do you have a burning hot concept that you just need to tell everyone about? Have you been head-down for six months and are ready to show off your hard work? Need to find an artist or programmer for your masterpiece?

Now’s the time to pitch it to us!

What’s Up Pitches?! is a Let’s Make Games micro-pitching event being held at Central Institute of Technology on Friday, 27th May. Bring your 3-minute pitch about your game-related project or topic, participate in interactive activities, or come and listen to see what developers in the local industry are thinking and working on.

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If you are interested in presenting a 3-minute micro-pitch, please respond to this post, to the Facebook event, to the PIGMI mailing list thread, or use our Contact page.

Details:

  • Time/Date: 5:30pm – 8:00pm, Friday 27th May 2011
  • Location: Central Institute of Technology, East Perth (140 Royal Street, formerly known as eCentral TAFE)
  • Schedule: Registration from 5:30pm, pitches start at 6:00pm!
  • Activities: Micro-pitches, interactive activities, networking
  • RSVP: If you intend to provide a pitch at the event, please RSVP by 20th May.

Some members of Let’s Make Games are already preparing micropitches about their current projects and pet peeves. We also have two special guest speakers (Garth Pendergrast from Stirfire Studios and Quie Ying Morrison from WA Tourism) who will pitch an idea and pose questions on this website for you to respond to with your own pitches!

So, what are you going to pitch?

Flyer photo credit: John Morgan