The Nightjar

The mobile invasion at BAFTA

The nominations for March’s BAFTA Games Awards were announced yesterday, and the portable category makes interesting reading. What was previously referred to as the Handheld award is now Mobile & Handheld, which neatly reflects the shift that seems to have occurred. In 2009 and 2010 it was all...

Apps with an agenda

Relatively cheap to develop, with a huge potential audience. Apps present an opportunity for companies other than games publishers to get in on the gaming act – be it for promotion, profit, or fundraising. Is that a good thing? Not universally, of course – see TT3D Game for...