It had warned me a couple of times over the last months already, but finally last week, my old development pc refused to boot permanently. Back before client contracts and deadlines, I would had gladly spent a weekend trying to figure out which exact part was failing, but risking to waste a weekend only to find out my dated computer couldn't be fixed any more and *then* spending another weekend to get a new one up and running is just too risky now.

Here's a quick overview of the hurdles and joys of moving pc. Maybe it serves someone who is about to do the same...

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Over the last couple of months Devilishgames been developing a handful of games for the BBC series 'The Code' that aired last August. We've been working closely with the lovely people of Six To Start who integrated the show with a website, social media, group challenges, puzzles, our games and much more. to create an interactive treasure hunt leading to a real prize hidden somewhere in the UK. Have a look at the amazing result on

The four games accompanying the series are all based around maths and the fun stuff you can do with it. No zombies or blood, the target audience wants raw maths as their opponent. Here's a short description of each of those games:

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"Cube Droid saves the Galaxy" has been out in the wild for a couple of months now and, as this has been one a modest indie success, here's a list of goodies that Cube fans might enjoy ( which is you, I hope! ).

First of all, go play "Cube Doid saves the Galaxy" ( if you haven't done so yet )

Now, on with the goodies:

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Gently swipe your finger over the screen of your Playbook to wipe out the enemy forces and enjoy the colourful explosions. For the first couple of levels, that is. Soon it becomes a frantic battle against an unknown enemy in an unknown universe for an unknown cause. That's the arcade way - you don't get to ask questions.

Fireworks, moody music and starry galaxies, honestly, this game has it all. Go have a look at the App World, only $0,99 for this awesome game. We must be crazy!

Tag Attack on the App World

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RIM's first adventure outside their comfy zone, the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook, looks to be a promising contender on the tablet market. With its 7" screen, dual core 1 Ghz processor and a gig of memory it can definitely hold it's own, but the support for various standard web technologies, especially Flash for me, could make this gadget a real winner as a gaming platform.

Devilishgames will be there when the PlayBook officially launches next week with two of our games in the App World at $0.99 each: "Chute Academy" and "Run Run Hamster"

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