GameMite review Smith and Winston Early Access

The lovely people over at GameMite have reviewed Smith and Winston. I particlularly liked the ending where they say:

Anyone who loves a good, exciting twin stick shooter should find a lot to enjoy here.

Great to see people covering the game and getting it’s weird mix of metroidly …


Smith and Winston - Steam Early Access

We are really pleased to finally be able to say that Smith and Winston is on Steam. We really enjoyed releasing on itch.io first and we think that the smaller community helped us prepare for the much larger and faster moving Steam community.

As well as releasing on Early …


How I support Windows, Mac and Linux

10th Jan 2019 12:03 GMT - I just wanted to write a positive article that might help others. So please don’t use this post as a stick to beat others. It’s a complex issue of dev experience, team size and frankly money. We’re all just trying to …


Smith and Winston - Update #3

Today we released the third update to Smith and Winston (only two more to go before it’s finished!). I’ll cover the new levels, bugfixes, tweaks and the future development in this post.


Smith and Winston - Update #2

Earlier than promised (by only a day) we’ve released the second update to Smith and Winston. Of course we’re really excited to hear what you guys think of the new levels including another secret level! Can you find it?

Get lost in the ancient underground temples but watch …


Smith and Winston - Update #1

We are amazingly happy to release Update #1 to everyone! It’s been two weeks of hard work, over 50 bug fixes, three new levels and a metric tonne of tweaking and balancing. Thanks for all the feedback from the initial release. Smith and Winston is now EVEN better.

So …


Smith and Winston - First Access

Well it’s been a long long four years and Smith and Winston isn’t done yet but it is a major milestone for us. We’re opening the game up for first-access.

Why not just wait and release it? Well when you’ve worked on something for so long …


Smith and Winston mentioned in Kotaku UK - We’re sexy!

We’re not that great at promoting Smith and Winston. It’s not finished yet, so we’re very busy, but we also know that we need to get as many people to see the game before it’s done so they know it exists. So we are very grateful …


New Year, new HUD

One of the elements we’ve iterated on the most in Smith and Winston has been the HUD. It really is hard to convey all the information in a quick and timely manner to the player. This is especially true for a game with as fast action as Smith and …


Merry XMas and a happy new year

We took one of the secret levels from Smith and Winston and played with it for a few days to make a Christmas style level. We’ll probably hide this level somewhere in the game, maybe it will only appear on Christmas day?

Anyway, we hope everyone has a really …