How Toronto stepped up and became a place to make games.
SHOWCASE: TORONTO’S DIY VIDEOGAME COMMUNITIES As you may already know, the city of Toronto is home to a patchwork of vibrant, friendly creative communities – this is a city where people who are passionate about film, comics, art, design, technology & music seem to hang out together on a regular basis, producing some cool things […]
Once upon a time, a triumvirate of local talent assembled in an attempt to create something. That something is Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, as much an interactive art installation, music album and bit-nostalgia trip as it is an Apple iDevice game. No one was entirely sure what to expect from Sword & Sworcery, but the fact now remains that the "brave experiment" undertaken by Superbrothers, Capybara Games and Jim Guthrie is nothing short of a stunning success.
Toronto developed indie game experiment Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP is an exciting convergence of Canadian talent. The iPhone/iPad game just got a new trailer and release date. Sort of. The mysterious "Audience Calibration Procedure" doesn't contain an exact release date per se, but it does stress the significance of the Vernal Equinox - the first day of Spring.
Watch, Listen and Learn: Toronto developed Sword & Sworcery makes Wired UK’s Top 10 Releases to Watch in 2011.
The Toronto gaming scene came together last week for the Hand Eye Society social. Not only was it an opportunity for the local game development, game journalism and enthusiast community to schmooze, but those in attendance were also treated to a preview of Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, a collaborative project from local developer Capybara […]