06 Aug 2014

Bedlam voice talent announced at BAFTA Showcase

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Bedlam the game was showcased at BAFTA in London last night, with a huge turn out and a lot of great feedback from gamers, the press and industry veterans alike.

We made a BIG announcement regards the voice talent we’re using for Bedlam.

Meet Heather Quinn aka Athena and Ross Baker aka Bedlam.  The two key roles are being played by Kirsty Strain and Robert Florence best known as principal actors on hit Scottish TV sketch show Burnistoun.

Kirsty & Robert / Athena & Bedlam

Kirsty & Robert / Athena & Bedlam

Christopher Brookmyre and the team at RedBedlam are huge fans of Burnistoun and the work of Kirsty and Robert, Christopher recently commented “I’m a huge fan of Burnistoun, and I particularly admired Kirsty and Robert’s ability to bring so many different comic characters to life”.  Christopher continued “I thought they’d be the perfect voice casting to distinguish our game in a genre that tends to take itself way to seriously”.

Bedlam the game will be available on Steam early access this Friday 8th August – get in there!

31 Jul 2014

Bedlam on sale Friday 8th August

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We’re delighted to announce you’ll be able to get your hands on Bedlam around 21.00 (UK) on Friday August 8th.

Just go to the Steam homepage around that time and click on the link for Bedlam.

You’ll get Bedlam on Steam early access for £12.99 (RRP £19.99) and you’ll be able to give us feedback about the game, find bugs and help us frag them!

We’re looking forward to building the best community of FPS gamers out there, so join us from August 8th and help us launch Bedlam to the masses!

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18 Jul 2014

BAFTA Event in London on August 5th

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Be the first to get your hands on Bedlam!

We’re hosting an event at BAFTA London on Tuesday 5th August from 7pm. Meet Christopher Brookmyre & RedBedlam, get your hands on the game, check out the video teaser & everyone who attends gets a discount voucher for Bedlam on Steam!

We’ll be premiering the new Bedlam teaser video, they’ll be an interview with Christopher Brookmyre.  We’ve a Q&A session with Chris and also RedBedlam.  You’ll be able to get your hands on the game and everyone attending gets a voucher for Bedlam on Steam, so you’ll receive a discount for the same amount as the ticket – bargain!

Any members of the press wishing to attend please contact us and we’ll add you to the guest list!

See you on the 5th!BAFTA

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05 Jun 2014

Female lead character announced for Bedlam

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This morning RedBedlam announced that Bedlam the game’s main protagonist is a female gamer, meet Heather Quinn aka Athena

Heather Quinn aka Athena

Heather Quinn aka Athena

The BBC News website covered our announcement this morning in a great feature.

We’ll be releasing more concept art for Athena in the next few weeks so be sure to check back!

14 Apr 2014

Financial Times cover RedBedlam at LBF14

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Imagine our surprise this morning when we opened up our favourite Monday morning read, the FT.

Lo and behold the world’s favourite orange newspaper covered RedBedlam at this years London Book Fair!

RedBedlam were invited to this years show because we’re adapting the novel Bedlam by Christopher Brookmyre into (to use the FT’s terminology) a mad cap, kick ass FPS game. ;)

You can read a more detailed account about RedBedlam at the LBF14 on our own blog

FT cover RedBedlam and Bedlam the game

FT cover RedBedlam and Bedlam the game

20 Mar 2014

RedBedlam at London Book Fair 2014 & Digital Minds Conference

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We’re pleased to announce RedBedlam will be exhibiting in this year’s gaming section of The London Book Fair  – you’ll find us on Stand R705C.  Please do come and say hello and check out the latest news for Bedlam the game based on the novel Bedlam by Christopher Brookmyre.

We’ll also be at the Digital Minds Conference on Monday April 7th, RedBedlam’s Marketing Director Nick Witcher will chair a discussion on “Games and Publishing” during the afternoon session.

We hope to see you and show you the latest from one of the first true game and book tie-ins – www.bedlamthegame.com/

RedBedlam at London Book Fair 2014

RedBedlam at London Book Fair 2014

29 Jan 2014

RedBedlam in South East Business News

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Just before we all broke off for the Xmas holidays, RedBedlam’s Marketing Director Nick Witcher was interviewed by South East Business News.  The news’s Editor Neill Barston stopped by RedBedlam’s studio at The Sussex Innovation Centre on the University of Sussex campus.

The interview covers RedBedlam’s latest project Bedlam the game and looks back at RedBedlam’s history and how we’ve built up the business over the last decade.

You can check out a print edition of South East Business via their snazzy PDF application, you’ll find RedBedlam in the Innovators section on page 13….

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17 Jan 2014

Competition: Win an Alienware X51desktop PC

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Wishing you all a Happy New Year and what better way to kick off 2014 than with an awesome competition.

To celebrate the paperback launch of Bedlam on January 21st we’ve teamed up with the lovely people at Alienware who’ve provided an X51 desktop PC as the main prize for our competition – a great piece of gaming hardware for all you hardcore gamers out there!

We also have 6 x A2 posters of Bedlam the game concept art that have been signed by Christopher Brookmyre, the competition winner will receive the Alienware X51 plus a signed A2 poster and a copy of one of Christopher’s earlier novels Pandaemonium the five runners-up will each receive a signed A2 poster plus a copy of Pandaemonium!

All you have to do to enter the competition is share the first chapter of the Bedlam novel.  You can share as many times as you like and each share you do counts as an entry into the prize draw, so the more you share the more chances you have of winning a prize!

Full details for the competition can be found at Christopher Brookmyre’s official website



11 Dec 2013

Announcing Bedlam the game and new website

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Today we announced Bedlam the game to the media and launched the new website.

Find out more about the Bedlam project including how the project came about from an idea to a best selling novel to developing the game.

Check out the new Bedlam website – www.bedlamthegame.com/

We’ve received some great press already, check out some fine articles about Bedlam the game:

Metro Newspaper Article

Rock, Paper, Shotgun Article

Bedlam - A Genre Jumping Shooter

Bedlam – A Genre Jumping Shooter

06 Jun 2013

RedBedlam attends VIP reception at Houses of Parliament

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Many thanks to UKIE and Mike Weatherley MP for the invite to a drinks reception on the pavillion terrace at the Houses of Parliament.

We met with many games industry veterans and shared some great insights into the industry, we drank a few beers too!

NGW at Houses of Parliament