What do you do when the game you launched a year ago exceeded sales expectations? If you’re Free Lives, the development studio behind retro action game Broforce, you fly the team and a bunch of game dev friends to a remote tropical island so they can make more games.
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The developers are spending three months in the sun, in what they’re dubbing ‘Game Jam Island’. They’re also recording the whole thing in a YouTube documentary series. The first of these gives us a look at their arrival.
Getting thousands of pounds of equipment toMauritius looks like a bit of a pain, but luckily only a couple of bits ended up damaged. Anyway, it’s all worth it for the massive villa, the swimming pool, the sea and their personal chef who drives to work in a golf cart.
The video is worth a watch, if only to get a look at some of the games that are being made over there – and to get increasingly jealous as the video rolls on. The games look mega interesting, as you’ll see if you watch the video below: