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Press Clippings

Media coverage, in print and on the web, relating to Magnetic Billiards

Welcome to the Magnetic Billiards press clippings collection! A scrapbook of previews, reviews, interviews, and any other mentions of Magnetic Billiards from our favourite perodicals.

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In very good company

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Sun, 21 Jul 2013

In very good companyMagnetic Billiards was listed in the Observer's 50 Best Games for Tablets and Smartphones this morning, which was a nice surprise to wake up to. We're in some pretty amazing company here. I wonder if we can get a special prize for being the lowest gros...

Telegraph mini-review

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Thu, 04 Oct 2012

Telegraph mini-reviewThe venerable UK national newspaper The Telegraph yesterday published part two of their 500 Must-Have Apps supplement, covering all mobile platforms, which finished off with a nice little mention for Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint. The list wasn't just f...

Macworld review

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Tue, 12 Jun 2012

Macworld reviewWe've had a fabulous review on the Macworld website, summed up by the two words "GET IT". The rating of 3.5 out of 5 mice seems a little bit stingy when you read the copy, which is full of praise for the game, with such gems as: "And it's a textbook ...

Pick of the Week - MacBreak Weekly #297

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Tue, 08 May 2012

Pick of the Week - MacBreak Weekly #297Through the magic of twitter we were alerted to the MacBreak Weekly netcast video blog, where Jason Snell, editor of Macworld, was kind enough to name Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint as his pick of the week. The whole netcast is a great watch, but if you ...

Prototype on Retro Remakes

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Fri, 06 Apr 2012

The nice people over on RetroRemakes.com have picked up on the new prototype of I Sent My Monkey To The Moon, contained within version 2.0 of Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint on iOS. Our touch-screen play control demo reminds them of our mid-1980s 8-bit Ma...

Prototypes in Edge

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Fri, 06 Apr 2012

Our announcement about the new Prototypes included in version 2.0 of Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint for iOS is picked up as a news story by Edge Online.

Prototypes on Pocket Gamer

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Fri, 06 Apr 2012

Pocket Gamer pick up on our news story about the Prototypes included in version 2.0 of Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint for iOS.

App of the Day - Eurogamer

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Sat, 31 Mar 2012

App of the Day - EurogamerA lovely write up on the Eurogamer website, about version 2.0 of Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint for iOS, where we're named App of the Day because "the Pickfords have released a wonderfully generous update". Eurogamer points out that "This smart and unusu...

Modern Classic?

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Wed, 28 Mar 2012

Modern Classic?A lovely write up about Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint from the guys over at Hookshot Inc, a smashing new blog site in the mould of Rock Paper Shotgun, but for downloadable games, which rather flatteringly describes our game as a 'modern classic'. I li...

BAFTA fallout

Press cutting added by Ste Pickford on Wed, 28 Mar 2012

We had a great night at the BAFTAs, where Magnetic Billiards: Blueprint was nominated in the Mobile & Handheld category. We didn't expect to win, but as we got to the awards being announced, we had that tingling feeling that we just might... We did...

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