updated 12:00 pm EDT, Tue April 5, 2011
PopCap launches 4th and Battery
PopCap Games has started a new game label to act as testing ground for smaller titles, while Susan Kare has announced that she is now selling several computer icon inspired art prints online
PopCap Games has announced the creation of a new small games label, 4th & Battery. The new label will provide PopCap designers with the freedom to create smaller, simpler, and sometimes edgier games without typical constraints. 4th & Batter is expected to produce several games per year across mobile and desktop environments, with the first title, Unpleasant Horse, set to launch in the iOS App Store later this month. In the upcoming free title, players will take on the role of a hoer that must advance through the game by destroying small birds and landing on other horses from above.
Susan Kare offering computer icon art prints online
Susan Kare, an interface designer, is now offering a number of her computer inspired art prints online. Kare is recognized within the computer industry and has designed thousands of icons for some of the world's leading companies. The prints display visual metaphors of computer commands, while some even feature the artist's original icons designed for the Apple Macintosh. All of the prints are made using archival pigment inks and range in size from 8.5 x 11 inches up to 30 x 40 inches, with custom sizes available upon request