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Cooking Up Success – The Game Kitchen

by on May.29, 2014, under developer diary, featured, the last door

In 2004, a group of friends and colleagues in Spain began gathering together after work to practice the craft of making their video game dreams a reality. They all shared similar stories of growing up in love with computers and video games; and though not all of them had the support of their families back then, as they grew older their parents started to see video games as a viable career with such a large industry that included great success stories like Minecraft. These friends helped each other learn how to master the necessary tools at their disposal to make video games, piecing together various projects and losing much sleep in the process. (continue reading…)

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Taking One More Look At Our Community

by on May.28, 2014, under developer diary, featured, phoenix people

This is our very last week for our 10th anniversary celebration, and this is a closure for all blogs from the special. This has been a very important month to us, considering 10 years have gone by of struggles and joys and yet, here we are. We keep working hard towards everything we believe in and continuing to do everything we can to improve ourselves as we keep making our way towards our purpose. (continue reading…)

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A Final Look At The Faces Behind Phoenix

by on May.28, 2014, under developer diary, featured

On Monday we had the wrap up of our core values feature, on Tuesday we had thesummary and future glimpse of production stories, and today we share the last yet most meaningful of team stories: Phoenix’s different talent tiers. (continue reading…)

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Exploring The Future – Gratitude And Kindness

by on May.27, 2014, under developer diary, featured

Exploring the Future: Gratitude and Kindness.

Recently we shared our latest blog with a quote that said, “The truest indication of gratitude is to return what you are grateful for” by Richard Paul Evans; and it couldn’t define better what our future looks like as we continue to work towards our purpose. (continue reading…)

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Come Join The Last Door – Collector’s Edition Steam Community

by on May.22, 2014, under featured, the last door

The Last Door: Collector’s Edition has been on Steam for two days now and the community content on steam has grown quite a bit! (continue reading…)

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The Last Door – Collector’s Edition Available Now On Steam And GOG

by on May.22, 2014, under featured, the last door

The Last Door: Collector’s Edition is out in stores now! We’ve already received plenty of reviews for it, for example:

The Last Door shows how the right atmosphere combined with solid writing can overcome the need for AAA graphics in a video game” – Tom Tonthat of Examiner.com

The Last Door is worthy of the unflinching, lidless eye of horror and adventure fans.” – Phil Hornshaw of Gamefront (continue reading…)

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Phoenix Online’s Community Voice!

by on May.21, 2014, under developer diary, featured, phoenix people

Welcome to our third week in a row celebrating and sharing stories, comments and all sort of derpy doodles. This week we highlighted Moebius, exploring all the memorable moments as well as the challenges we took upon ourselves in our most ambitious production yet. Considering it is Moebius week, we decided to progressively keep expanding those of the community we would reach. First week was The Silver Lining, so clearly they have been with us for almost 10 years and more; then it was Cognition, having some not so new faces; and this week with Moebius, it is nothing but a pleasure to be able to share some of the loving folks I have met from the Pinkerton Road crowd. (continue reading…)

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The Last Door – Collector’s Edition Is Now Available!

by on May.20, 2014, under featured, new release, the last door

The day has finally arrived: The Last Door – Collector’s Edition is now available worldwide! (continue reading…)

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Phoenix Online’s Community Voice!

by on May.14, 2014, under developer diary, featured, phoenix people

It’s that time again to share what our community is saying about us. A quick reminder of this feature is that previously to gathering the info we selected a few members who actively interact with us and we know they know us, to provide quick info for a survey. They have shared all the good and all the bad from their point of view. (continue reading…)

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The Faces Behind The Story – Katie Hallahan and Weldon Hathaway

by on May.14, 2014, under developer diary, featured, phoenix people

Last week we got to meet Cesar and Richard’s story, the two who founded the team from early 2004 and on; now we get to discover another two faces from the team that are worth knowing as well: Katie Hallahan, whose name you’ve probably seen around because besides being a game developer she is also our PR Director, andWeldon Hathaway, who once was one of the most helpful community members who eventually became an important technical lead as Programming Director, and the guy we always run to when something breaks. (continue reading…)

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