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Life After Tranzfuser: Mochi Mode

“Since we won the competition Mochi Mode has come on leaps and bounds. We’ve continued work on our first game Moo Moo Move and are nearing its completion – we’re talking with a publisher to set a release date in the near future.”

Life after Tranzfuser

Shuttershade Studios (one of the two Tranzfuser 2017 competition winners) are busy working on the game they impressed the judges with at EGX, Hyper Party VR. We caught up with Marcus Nichols, Lead Designer, to find out what’s been happening since Tranzfuser 2017 and what advice they’d give to this year’s teams.

Funded Company Announces Game

“For a tiny developer like Quite Fresh, the support from the UK Games Fund was what made it possible to aim that much higher with a complex and content-heavy project like Void Tyrant. With the support it was possible to spend time fine-tuning and iterating on the design early on, and also to really dive into the pre-production and create an interesting world.”

Funded project Tokyo 42 launched

“Adding another great game to our portfolio of released projects is further proof of the value of the support we offer to the games development community here in the UK. SMAC Games have produced a brilliant cyberpunk adventure that we’re sure will be a big hit and an important asset to the company’s future growth.”

Nosebleed Interactive launch funded project

“The funding from the UK Games Fund came at exactly the right time for us as a company. Vostok Inc would not have got to the point it’s at today in being released on so many platforms were it not for the support from the Fund; not only did the financial support help us massively on the actual development of the game, so too did the business support activities help us in getting the game in front of the right people.”

Community Connect Video Now Live

UK Games Talent and Finance CIC’s successful Community Connect event can now be relived in a new video by Hark Pictures. Hark, who are making a documentary about this year’s Tranzfuser competition were on hand to capture the flavour of the Community Connect event which has been praised by both the UKGTF community and guest [...]

Launch Round Portfolio Update

“We’re delighted how many of the projects we’ve supported have already translated into success. This demonstrates how the modest levels of funding we can provide can lead to significant impacts that will benefit the whole UK games development ecosystem”

Second wave of UK Games Fund winners announced

“With 235 applications, there was unprecedented demand for our funding in this round so these successful applicants really do represent the best of the UK’s emergent games development talent. Now that the success stories from our first round are just beginning to emerge, we’re expecting to see a similar level of success from these projects.”