Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Toronto Created Game One to Watch

Watch, Listen and Learn: Toronto developed Sword & Sworcery makes Wired UK’s Top 10 Releases to Watch in 2011

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

Sword & Sworcery certainly sticks out on Wired UK’s games to watch in 2011 list: it and thatgamecompany’s Journey are the only items that weren’t created by industry juggernauts like Rockstar or Nintendo. I suppose their presence on the list also fills the indie game quota, and a mobile/iPad entry in the list, but its choice to represent that sector speaks volumes. Anyone who saw the game’s presentation at Gamercamp 2010 will know why S:S&S:EP (copy editor’s nightmare, right there) is special, with its combination of mature pixel art and a haunting score. It’s proof that Toronto’s growing indie game community can create fantastic things, and that their talents can garner recognition even across the Atlantic.

Read our interview with Kris Piotrowski, one of the developers behind Sword & Sworcery, here.

See more of Sword & Sworcery EP on the official internet site here.

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