PAX 08 Coverage

August 30, 2008

CEO Dan Borth, Producer Chad Barron and Art Director Kris Taylor are at PAX 08 this week.
Red Fly Studio at PAX

Gamecock had old-fashioned stand-up-style cabinets constructed to show off the games. Pretty sweet!

Pretty cool cabinet

The first posts from reviewers and bloggers are already online.


Brad Gallaway speaks well of Mushroom Men in his Drinking Coffeecola blog.

GameZone got their hands on the game at PAX, too. Sounds like they had a good time.

Hey, we’re popular!

August 29, 2008

We showed up on IGN’s Most Popular Wii list today. That’s exciting! I hope we stay up there for a while.

Worth Playing reports on Gamecock’s lineup for PAX this year.

The N+ Blog has some nice words to say about Mushroom Men.

GameRadio interviewed Mike Wilson of Gamecock about what they’re doing as a publisher, including a brief mention of Mushroom Men.

Kotaku posted the new Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi trailer for DS.


Nearly finished

August 22, 2008

Nearly finished, originally uploaded by Red Fly Studio.

We’re doing a full playthrough checking gameplay, game flow, art, scripting and audio.

MCV reports how you can win your very own copies of Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi (DS) or Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars (Wii) as well as some of the sweet concept art.

Several sites picked up the news about the results of the Mushroom Men fanfic contest at Space Squid.


Visit Space Squid’s original contest page.

Red Fly at Leipzig

August 20, 2008

Red Fly at Leipzig, originally uploaded by Red Fly Studio.

Art Director Kris Taylor will be the cameraman this week as Producer Chad Barron (left) and Studio CEO Dan Borth (in the Keep Austin Weird shirt) attend this year’s Leipzig Game Convention.

Dan catches his breath in CDV's booth

Dan catches his breath in CDV’s booth.

Pretty cool rig to demo the DS game

Producer Chad Barron demonstrates Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi at the Leipzig conference.

This one is a lot of fun. It features Pax, the hero of the Wii version (Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars) playing the DS version (Mushroom Men: Rise of the Fungi).


Other sites picked up the feed and commented, as well.

Games Radar recently listed Top 10 Reasons to Stay Loyal to Nintendo. Amongst those reasons: us!

Infendo points out the bit that made us smile.