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Check out this teaser video for eSoft Interactive’s Hot Pursuit! Hot Pursuit will take you on a crime solving journey spanning over 42 different cities around the globe! We are expecting a worldwide release on April 14, 2009 and the game will initially be available for Windows Mobile devices. Be sure to subscribe to our [...]

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The good old days!

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

While we were going through our old garbage and cleaning up stuff, we came across our old iPaq 3760! The iPaq 3760 was one of the most high tech devices way back–combine an ARM processor with Windows CE OS and you need not carry a laptop anymore! This device was one of our first ever [...]

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We’re now on Facebook!

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Social networking is the buzz these days and we finally joined the bandwagon! We figured that creating a Facebook page can add a more personal touch as to how we handle our support, updates and releases. We’re even planning to release our beta programs on Facebook if possible–we’re still in the process of exploring its [...]

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Time to explore

Monday, March 9th, 2009

One of our goals this year is to learn to develop and release our games on other platforms like iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, XBox and more. With Windows Mobile and Palm OS sales steadily declining, we figured its about time we expand our game catalogue horizontally. Late last year if we hadn’t ventured into the iPhone [...]

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After all the game features and details have been discussed, the next step is to create a playable prototype of the game. This is usually done within two to three weeks after the brainstorming phase. Prototype builds usually just need temporary placeholder assets (graphics and sounds) because the focus is more on gameplay and usability. [...]

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For the next couple of weeks, we’ll be sharing with you how we create games here at eSoft Interactive in a series of articles. I’ll synch this article with one of our on-going game projects which we’ll call Hoist for now. Like any other project, game design and development for Hoist began with brainstorming. We [...]

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Being in an industry where imagination is used more often than anything, one of our passions (or most of us, at least) here at eSoft is to catch up on reading–all kinds of interesting books, novels, comic books (yeah! we’re huge Marvel and DC fans!) magazines and other reading materials. Creating video games, like any [...]

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Is Technology aging rapidly?

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

At eSoft Interactive, itâ??s more than just releasing games to the public. There are many different things we have to be concerned about. Recently we upgraded our computers to Intel-Based MacBooks, which we are very proud to own. Since BootCamp is available for free, this allows us to have Windows XP, working hand in hand [...]

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eSoft Interactivein partnership with Alawar Entertainment has just released a brand new PC game: Sprill: The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle! Aliens have kidnapped Sprill and won’t let him go until he finds a special pearl that will save their planet! Help the cute fox search the wreckage of boats and planes that have disappeared [...]

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Boy do we want these toys!

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

\ Several months ago we upgraded all our development machines to Macbooks and installed Windows XP on them. It’s not that we’re being sponsored by Apple but we just believed in the sturdiness, reliability and solidness of these machines. Just recently at the Macworld Expo 2008 the Macbook Air was unveiled and boy are we [...]

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