Our motto at Empress & Ogre has always been “Fun that gives back”, and we’ve always made the commitment to share at least 10% of all revenue with charities that do great work around the world. This holiday season, we’ve decided to step up that commitment and donate 50% of all revenue generated in December to Child’s Play.
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Working on social media and art, plus keeping up with the latest game play on the market is plenty to stay busy with. It really can be time consuming but hopefully the research is valuable and vested. It’s very interesting to build a brand from something that is both fun and developing in “spare time”. [...]
We’re aware of crash issues with SwitchEm and devices running iOS 3.1. Unfortunately, those issues were caused by a mistake I made in setting up the executable for distribution. My fault, and I am sorely embarassed. The good news is that a fix is coming very soon. Until then, please be patient with us and [...]
We are excited about our next game. Actually, we’ve put the next game on hold so we can make you a Christmas present. It’s a surprise but we just want to do a little something to entertain you if you get caught in those boring holiday get togethers. Also, we want to make it merry [...]
Did you notice the name change? During the process of prepping SwitchIt SwitchEm for submission to the iTunes App Store, we discovered that just 5 days earlier, another game had been released for the iPhone with the exact same name. Another lesson learned for us in the process – submit your app without uploading a binary, [...]
Wolfire Games is offering a great bundle of games with a twist in the pricing. Order the bundle, which contains World of Goo, Aquaria, Gish, Lugaru HD and Penumbra, and pay what you want. That’s right, pay whatever you want. But the deal gets even better – you also get to pick how you want [...]
SwitchIt, our first game for the iPhone, is now in beta! We still have some bugs to hunt down, final art to add to the game and a few OpenFeint achievements to add. The good news is that beta is one step closer to release and we hope to have a final build ready for Apple’s approval very soon.
Empress & Ogre, LLC, went into business on November 12, 2009, with the mission of making creative and exciting casual games and great utilities for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch, Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X platforms. Not only that, we’ve decided to do more good in the world than simply making fun products. To do our part in making the world a better place, a minimum of 10% of all revenue generated by our products will be donated directly to charities and other organizations that improve the world. Stay tuned for more details on who will benefit.