13.01.12S:S&S EP=GAME DEVELOPER CHOICE AWARD NOMINEE!


GDC AWARD NOM

And just when we though things couldn’t get any more crazier, unexpected (and humbling): Sworcery gets nominated for Best Mobile Game by the Game Developer Choice Awards.

Holy smokes! THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH, GDC Awards people! Our hearts are collectively melted and our minds are collectively blown.

12.01.12STFU! STF RECEIVES IGF HONORABLE MENTION!


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This is a cool way to start the New Year: Super TIME Force sneaks into the IGF with an Honorable Mention for Technical Excellence! Congrats to Kenneth Yeung and the STF team!

And of course, HUGE CONGRATS to all of the nominees! The 2012 IGF list is absolutely filled to the brim with beautiful and inspiring games. Good Luck to all ya’ll!

12.01.12THANKS 2011!


2011

Well heck, 2011 kicked off with a bucket of curveballs, but seems like it may have wrapped up with some genuine dingers! Yeee Haaawww!

SUPERBROTHERS: SWORD & SWORCERY EP

APPLE – APP STORE REWIND iPAD GAME OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP
TOUCH ARCADE – GAME OF THE YEAR
GAMESPOT – BEST MOBILE GAME 2011
148APPS – BEST GAME OF 2011
MASHABLE – iOS GAME OF THE YEAR
MASHABLE – iOS TOP RPGS
TIME MAGAZINE – 10 BEST GAMES OF 2011
IGN – BEST MOBILE ADVENTURE GAME 2011
KOTAKU – BEST GAME MUSIC OF 2011
KOTAKU – GAME OF THE YEAR NOMINEE
GAMASUTRA – MOBILE GAME OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP
GAMASUTRA – TOP 10 INDIE GAMES OF THE YEAR
SPIKE VGA – BEST INDEPENDENT GAME NOMINEE
GAMEZEBO – BEST iPAD GAME 2011
GAMEZEBO – BEST ADVENTURE GAME 2011
INDIEDB – MUSICALITY AWARD
1UP – MOST SURPRISING GAME OF 2011
GAMESRADAR – BEST DOWNLOADABLE GAMES OF 2011
UNWINNABLE – BEST VALIDATION OF THE IPAD AS A PLATFORM
YAHOO – BEST PHONE/TABLET GAME
REVIEWS ON THE RUN – BEST iOS GAME
REVIEWS ON THE RUN – BEST iOS ADVENTURE GAME
PCMAG – 30 BEST iPAD GAMES
VENTUREBEAT – BEST INDIE GAMES OF 2011
VENTUREBEAT – BEST GAMES OF 2011 HONORABLE MENTION
VENTUREBEAT – TEN BEST iOS GAMES OF 2011
WIRED – 20 BEST GAMES OF 2011
APPOLICIOUS – BEST GAMES OF 2011
MACHINIMA INSIDE GAMING – BEST INDIE GAME NOMINEE
MACHINIMA INSIDE GAMING – BEST ART DIRECTION NOMINEE
XPLAY – MOST ORIGINAL GAME NOMINEE
XPLAY – BEST SOUNDTRACK NOMINEE
CANOE.CA / TORONTO SUN – TOP GAMES OF 2011
SLIDE2PLAY – TOP GAMES OF 2011
DESTRUCTOID – ‘WHY DID YOU NO PLAY THIS THING’ AWARD
SFSIGNAL – BEST GEEK ALBUMS OF 2011
POCKETGAMER – TOP 10 GAMES OF 2011
APPADVICE – 10 BEST PAID APPS OF 2011
PASTE MAG – 3rd BEST GAME OF 2011
MACWORLD – APP GEMS BEST iOS GAMES OF 2011
GLOBE & MAIL – TOP 25 GAMES OF 2011
NPR – TOP 10 GAMES OF 2011
QUALITY INDEX – TOP 10 IPHONE GAMES OF 2011

And Hot Dang! Even Clash of Heroes HD got some love!

CLASH OF HEROES

GAMASUTRA – DOWNLOADABLE GAME OF THE YEAR
PSNStores – BEST MULTIPLATFORM GAME
JOYSTIQ – BEST OF THE REST
EUROGAMER – GAMES OF 2011
IGN – BEST XLBA GAMES OF 2011

If we missed anything, please let us know!

Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you all. We love that you love us and we love you back. May 2012 bring everyone peace, love and great success, assuming it doesn’t bring everyone complete and utter apocalyptic devastation.

19.12.11#SWORCERY WINTER SALE PROMOTES COZINESS


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As we have done each seasonal solstice since Sword & Sworcery launch, you can now grab the game for $1.99 [universal] or $0.99 [iPhone-only Micro edition]. This sale will end in just over 24hrs, so grab a copy on sale, then fetch yourself a glass of scotch, a set of headphones and a pile of blankets!

02.12.11HERE, TAKE THESE PIXEL ART WALLPAPERS


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Capy pixel artist extraordinaire Vic has created a Super T.I.M.E Force-inspired background for our website, and since it’s so rad we thought you’d might like some wallpapers!

Hit THIS LINK (or click on this posts’ image) to hop on over to our Flickr, and grab wallpapers for your computer, iPhone 4/4S or iPad!

And remember, it’s always winter IN OUTER SPACE…

02.12.11LOTS OF STUFF & AWARDS & THINGS HAPPENED!


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Nathan went to China + Kris went on a walkabout… meanwhile a whole bunch of stuff happened and we forgot to put ’em up on our site!

INDIECADE WAS A SUPER BLAST

Sworcery won Best Visuals, taking home a the wacky award you see above!

Nathan and Kris delivered the closing talk, entitled S:S&S EP Post-Post Mortem. Superbrothers couldn’t be there but they created an amazing video, featuring words by Jim Guthrie, Robert Ashley, Scientific American and Brandon Boyer. If you’re interested in our talk, check it out here:

SWORCERY GOT NOMINATED FOR LOTS OF AWARDS!

SPIKE VGA – Best Independent Game

MACHINIMA’s Inside Gaming 2011 Awards – Best Art Direction and Best Indie Game

INDIE GAME MAG Awards

VENTUREBEAT – Top 10 iOS Games of 2011

MASHABLE – Best iPhone RPG’s

And lastly,

Superbrothers and Kris Piotrowski won Visual Artist of The Year and Designer of The Year at the Canadian Game Development Talent Awards, respectively.

HUGE THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR EVERYTHING!

We love you all

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