Quickboy steampunk game announced for iOS and Android

Press release: March 25, 2015 – SAN FRANCISCO – Netmarble US, Inc., the newly formed North American gaming branch of a leading mobile game publisher in South Korea, Netmarble Games Corp. (“Netmarble”), today announced Quickboy will launch this April on iOS and Android devices. Continuing to build upon their wide catalogue of high production quality, fun-filled games, Quickboy promises to deliver fast-paced action set in a post-apocalyptic world. Featured as a steam-punk themed side scrolling-platformer game, Quickboy offers an intense experience as players take on the role of Tommy Hawk, taking on his dangerous rounds of vital package deliveries in … Continue reading Quickboy steampunk game announced for iOS and Android

Steampunk News round up 11/02/2015

Embed from Getty Images A selection of steampunk news from around the world from the last two days.   How the diabolical Viola Carr came up with the idea for her new release USA TODAY Viola Carr shares how the idea for her romantic steampunk adventure The Diabolical Miss Hyde, book one in the Electric Empire series, came to her.   Priority list includes Bogart, Gershwin, steampunk and more Indianapolis Business Journal (blog) Butler Ballet offers two separate programs for its annual fest, which include works by resident choreographers Marek Cholewa, Patrick Hinson…   What if? Alternative history’s butterfly moments … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 11/02/2015

Steampunk News round up 07/02/2015

Embed from Getty Images VIDEO: Author Edits Preview For First Collections of Steampunk Sherlock Holmes Manga Crunchyroll News The first volume of Akuto -ACT- team Daisuke “Sai” Ihara and Hitotsu Yokoshima’s Gunlock manga was released in Japan today, and to promote it, the… Who Wants a Steampunk Gameboy? Visual News It does look kinda cool – so the next time you find yourself at a steampunk party and it starts to lag, just bust out your gameboy and play some Tetris… Game of Thrones, Doctor Who and Star Trek stars coming to Southampton Daily Echo The theme of the ball … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 07/02/2015

Steampunk News round up 06/02/2015

Embed from Getty Images “I First Discovered The Character Of Van Helsing Through Peter Cushing…” – David Avallon On… Bleeding Cool News BYRON BREWER: David, there is a lot going on in this steampunk Vampi saga. You must really be enjoying getting your fangs… er uh, teeth… into… Victorian villas overlooking Pearson Park to become 9 flats despite objections Hull Daily Mail PLANS to convert two semi-detached former Victorian villas overlooking Pearson Park have been given the go-ahead despite objections from… Women and young offenders in Victorian England Leiden University Dr Zoe Alker and Dr Lucy Williams will present their … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 06/02/2015

Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year

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As punks, we’re all accustomed to breaking the rules; not conforming to what those rum coves in office say we have to do! One thing I’m proud of as a dweller of Sheffield is that it has the only building in the UK that has an ASBO. Simply because ASBO’s are only for people and this broke conformity. Thankfully, the nightclub has since closed, but the sense of obscure pride is still there. Continue reading “Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year”

80 Days comes to Android

80 Days comes to Android

Video game makers Inkle have released an Android version of 80 Days. They say it’s a steampunk game based on Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. You get to travel your way around the globe as fast as you can in order to complete the challenge.

In the press release (below) the makers have specified that the graphics are Art Deco which – while being very nice – are around 40 years after steampunk generally has a setting. However, you get to interact with hundreds of people across 7 continents and 150 cities.

It’s devised as a choose your own adventure style game with over 10,000 choices that you can make and nearly an entire world to travel around. It certainly sounds like an interesting concept. It’s available from the Google Play store or Amazon for around £3. Continue reading “80 Days comes to Android”