- Today Gemma Jessop
of Cherry Pop Games shared some video footage announcing that Pool Nation lines up a PlayStation Network release today!
To quote: Doctor! Doctor!! I think I'm turning into a pool ball. Get to the back of the queue!
Dawn breaks over a wet and grey Manchester. It's raining. Again. Outside the office window, a shopping trolley is having a race down the Irwell with a slightly crazed duck. The big money is on the duck.
Inside, it's approaching fever pitch as the finishing touches are put to our first game, Pool Nation. A small band of just 10 occasionally-presentable gamers, we're giving our balls that one last polish. Ball obsession may sound like something a '70s DJ may be afflicted with, but here at CherryPop
, in one way or another, we're all smitten.
We've even been known to dress up as giant pool balls and scare small children.
In Huw's corner, he's doing what astrophysicists do best - bouncing pool balls around and making sure they behave themselves. To Huw, a spot of ball-on-ball interaction is physics porn, pure and simple. Nobody describes the inner dynamics of what happens on the baize, second by second,...