April 29, 2009
BRAINPIPE Earns An Ernie! More
Accolades For Digital Eel’s Newest Game!
What’s better than winning an
award for best audio? Winning two awards!
BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity,
the most recent release from well known indie masters Digital Eel, has earned
itself an Ernie for best in game audio from Bytten! If you’re not familiar with
the Ernies we’ll let Bytten explain them to you:
"The Bytten Ernie awards reward
independent games that stand out of the crowd. Our resident reviewers, Andrew
Williams and Steve Blanch, have selected a number of games that they have played
in the past twelve months, choosing games that excel in a particular area or
games that show originality and deserve recognition."
Bytten is one of the oldest gaming
sites specializing in independent gaming news and reviews. We’re sure Digital
Eel is quite honored to receive recognition from Bytten.
Here’s a snippet of what Bytten
contributor Steve Blanch had to say in awarding BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to
Unhumanity its Ernie:
"Brainpipe is noteworthy as a game
not only because of the degree to which the player interprets and utilises the
in-game audio during play, but also the quality of the audio itself, which is
Read his full comments
Of course if you missed the big news
last month Digital Eel also took home the Excellence In Audio award at the 11th
Annual Independent Games Festival held at the Games Developer Conference in San
Francisco. This makes the second win in that category for Rich Carlson, Iikka
Keranen, and artist Phosphoros, who also won in 2006 for Weird Worlds: Return to
The award winning BRAINPIPE: A
Plunge to Unhumanity is published by Shrapnel Games and is waiting for you to
head on over to our online store, the Gamers Front, to purchase. At only $14.95
can’t you hear it calling to you?
For less than the price of dinner
for two, a tank of gas, or two hundred and twenty seven feet of velcro, you can
experience mind altering and pysche shattering gameplay either on Windows or
Mac, purchasable as a download. Dare you traverse ten levels of ever increasing
difficulty as you meander through a colorful subconscious? Can your will trump
your desire as you embrace the glyphs on your path to enlightenment?
Transform today! Follow the official
product page to purchase digital tranquility or to immerse yourself in the
official demo. You can find both the purchase link and the demo
If you only buy one award winning
game of audio triumph featuring fantastically trippy one button arcade action
this year make sure it’s BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity!
For more great gaming be sure to
www.ShrapnelGames.com where you’ll find our complete catalog of great
titles. From real time military grade command simulations to air traffic control
gaming to gods and monsters, Shrapnel Games is home to a diverse selection of
titles that will all please the gamer looking for intelligent additions to his
or her collection. We even have a robust selection of freeware titles that will
provide you with long hours of enjoyment. Now in our tenth year be sure to make
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