Posted by Wim On December - 19 - 2012 Comments Off
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The remote control car with a virtual world game makes its UK debut at Toymaster. ToyNews caught up with Revell’s UK country manager Thomas Randrup at Toymaster for a personal demonstration of the firm’s new feature-loaded Revellutions range. The cars will be at retail from mid-July and feature interchangeable parts. For example, the wheels and suspension can be switched out and upgraded as required. Revellutions is designed for indoor and outdoor use and the cars’ dust and water resistant shell is made from sturdy ABS plastic. However, Revellutions real USP is its video game – kids can plug into a computer  [ Read More ]

Posted by Wim On June - 28 - 2011 Comments Off
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Hot Rod Racing Hot rods were and still are a popular phenomenon that found its origins in the United States. Hot Rods are typically American cars with modified engines to increase the speed level in a short period of time. Hot rod cars are an important aspect of the rockabilly and pinup subcultures. Hot Rod Racer brings this retro atmosphere back to life in modern media platforms by allowing players to challenge their Facebook friends for an old school Hot Rod Race, earn a diversity of cars and modify and pimp their collection of Hot Rods. Three-dimensional experience What distinguishes Hot Rod Racer from other  [ Read More ]

Posted by Wim On March - 9 - 2011 1 Comment
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Whooohaaa… another HOT research update! Few days ago we made a blog post about our universal unity controller (short: control PC games with iphone). Today we’ve got a nice update on that already! Cross platform We now support multiple mobile devices: iPhone, iPod-touch, iPad & Android. (Thank you Unity3D for building such a versitle tool for us to develop in!) Porting our developments to different platforms was actually very easy… our experience was ofcource helpfull too! Anyway, we now have a contoller to play our game for all major mobile platforms. Multi-user Cross platform, no problem! But what if you  [ Read More ]

Posted by Wim On February - 2 - 2010 Comments Off
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Interactive 3d decor for scene in live show of famous Belgian performer.www.elsdeschepper.eu Client – Els De Schepper doesn’t need any introduction. If you haven’t seen her live, book your tickets now. You won’t regret it. Really, she’s that funny. Challenge – Els wanted a three dimensional background décor for one of her scenes. It had something to do with driving on a motorway in different directions and was really hilarious. The GRIN-solution – What’s the one thing that’s crucial with comedy? You’re right: impeccable timing. The right expression or word (or in our case: change of scenery or point of  [ Read More ]

Posted by Wim On January - 2 - 2009 Comments Off
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Client – AXA Verzekeringen is one of our largest insurance companies. Maybe not the place where you would expect room for innovative promotion – but we got to do some anyway! Challenge – Develop a game to promote the G-box: a small box that measures the G-forces your car generates to determine how safely you drive. And what your premium should be. The GRIN-solution – Games aren’t fun when you can’t go fast and break the rules. So we made a game where doing exactly that would be rewarded with points. Running red lights, exceeding the speed limit, cutting corners…  [ Read More ]