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Capybara Games is an award-winning independent game studio based out of Toronto, Canada. It focuses on the development of iPhone, Nintendo DS, and downloadable console games. The studio was founded in 2003 from a collection of Toronto IGDA members.[1]

Capybara's mascot is a mustachioed man named Hank Hudson, who can be found in most of their games.


Games

Games developed by Capybara Games
Title Release
Year
Platform Publisher
S.M.A.B.U: Earth Wars - Mobile Capybara Games
Super Shove IT! 2006 Mobile Starwave Mobile
Monkey On Your Back 2006 Mobile Infusio
Manic Medic AKA Take Yer Meds! 2006 Mobile Infospace
Pillowfight 2007 Mobile I-Play
Critter Crunch 2007 iPhone/iPod Touch Disney/Starwave
Critter Crunch 2009 PlayStation 3 PSN Capybara Games
Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes 2009 Nintendo DS Ubisoft
Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes 2010 XBLA/PSN Ubisoft
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP 2010 iPhone/iPod Touch Capybara Games
Heartbeat TBA Nintendo WiiWare Capybara Games

Awards & Reception

Capybara Games garnered awards and praise for their 2D video games. Critter Crunch scored an 87 on Metacritic[2] and Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes for the Nintendo DS scored an 86[3] making the latter game the 4th best rated Nintendo DS game of 2009.[4]

A collection of awards Capybara Games has received:

  • Independent Games Festival - Critter Crunch for Best Mobile Game 2008, Best Audio 2008
  • Wave Awards - Critter Crunch for Best Mobile Game - 2007
  • IGN - Critter Crunch for Best Mobile Puzzle Game 2007, Biggest Surprise. Pillow Fight for Best Mobile Fight Game 2007.
  • IGN - Critter Crunch PSN for Best PlayStation 3 Puzzle Game 2009.[5]
  • Destructoid - Critter Crunch PSN Editors Choice.[6]
  • IGN - Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes DS for Best Nintendo DS Strategy Game 2009.[7]
  • Nintendo Power - Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes DS for DS Puzzle Game of the Year.
  • Canadian Video Game Awards - Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes DS and Critter Crunch for Best Handheld Game and Best Downloadable Game respectively.[8][9]

References

  1. PSLS Presents – Nathan Vella, Capybara Games (2009-11-16). Retrieved on 2009-11-16.
  2. PS3 Scores (2009-11-16). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  3. DS Scores (2009-11-16). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  4. The Best Games of 2009 (2009-12-09). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  5. Best Of 2009 (2009-12-09). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  6. Critter Crunch PSN Review (2009-12-09). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  7. Best Of 2009 (2009-12-09). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  8. Best Of 2009 (2009-12-09). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.
  9. Best Of 2009 (2009-12-09). Retrieved on 2010-07-22.

External links

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