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Indie Games: Psychotic Psoftware

Andreas Charalambous

Mike Hanson is a one-man indie games developer. Operating under the name Psychotic Psoftware, he has recently released his first indie game PowerUP on Xbox Live Indie Games (XBLIG). We catch up with him and ask about his views of the indie game scene.

Dorothy is an Australian horror short made on a small budget of $5000. Named after the girl who is  possessed by a demon, it is the tale of two clowns who are being held hostage until one of them makes her laugh. The bad news for the clowns is that the only thing that would make Dorothy laugh, is the sight of blood and violence.

By Andreas Charalambous - 12th November 2013

By Andreas Charalambous - 2nd January 2014 is proud to announce a pioneering collaborative project with film production company, Cryptic Pictures.


In a world first, we have worked closely together in creating the opportunity to bring Cryptic Pictures’ award-winning film Mortal Remains to the UK, where it will receive its first international premiere, this April in London.


In a pioneering crowd funding campaign, this exclusive opportunity has been presented for passionate horror fans to become a part of both this exciting campaign and horror cinema history. You are invited to participate in an exclusive screening of Mortal Remains followed by a Q&A with the film’s creators.

By Andreas Charalambous - 15th November 2014

On the evidence of obliterating its target in the first week of its crowd-funding campaign, Borley Rectory has succeeded in capturing the imagination of the horror masses.


Telling the notorious tale of the most haunted house in England, Borley Rectory boasts an extraordinary array of talent.


We speak exclusively to writer/director Ashley Thorpe, and cast members Reece Shearsmith, Jonathan Rigby and Julian Sands about this exciting production.

By Andreas Charalambous - 28th May 2015

Occam's Razor is a crowd-funding campaign for a horror film thesis project that is set in 19th-Century Pennsylvania.


A post-mortem photographer travels to a small community where an unusually high number of its young inhabitants have died.


It is not long until he realises that the dead are trying to expose the community's dark and disturbing secret.

By Ross Wildish - 2nd October 2015

Snake With a Human Tail is an indie short that tackles the story of a priest who wrestles with demons of his past.


Just when he feels he has finally found salvation for previous sins, they soon come back to haunt him.

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