Ninjatown Impressions

No, Crecente didn't go to Ninjatown over the weekend. He's in Tokyo covering TGS. » 10/06/08 12:20pm 10/06/08 12:20pm But if he go to Ninjatown, this is probably what he would look like. I say it's pretty spot on, actually. He even has that confused look on his face he gets every time I talk to him. Someone (I think it was Fahey) claimed the hair…

Ninjatown Invades New York City

My Plastic Heart » 10/06/08 11:00am 10/06/08 11:00am, a small, yet exquisite toy store in lower Manhattan, was overrun by a large band of ninjas late friday night. Not only was the store overflowing with Ninjatown plushies and original artwork from creator Shawn Smith, the developers from Venan Entertainment were on hand to demo a preview build of the…

Gallery: Ninjatown DS Screens

Leigh was quite impressed by Southpeak's new DS strategy game Ninjatown » 9/18/08 5:20pm 9/18/08 5:20pm, when she got a preview back in June. It is a top-down RTS based around the cute, chubby ninja characters from . Each Ninja has unique skills that you can bring to bear against hordes of demonic invaders attacking (hey!) Ninjatown. Here is a taste…

SouthPeak's E3 Line Up - Brave Choices

SouthPeak Games has revealed their line up for E3 2008, where they'll be showing a wide variety of games in all shapes and sizes. Most prominent is their just announced reinvention of the Brave series, which started with Brave: The Search for Spirit Dancer on the PS2. Brave: A Warrior's Tale for the Xbox 360, PSP,… » 7/10/08 12:40pm 7/10/08 12:40pm

SouthPeak Scores $12.9 Million In Funding, Plans More Two Worlds

VentureBeat reports today that publisher SouthPeak (I was just there yesterday seeing Ninjatown) has picked up $12.9 million in private investments. It's worth pointing out, as Dean Takahashi does in his story on the financing, that rarely do console and PC video game publishers pick up venture capital - most VC… » 6/19/08 3:20pm 6/19/08 3:20pm

My Trip To Ninjatown



This artwork by Shawnimals toy line creator Shawn Smith adorned one full wall at the PR office where I went to check out Southpeak's upcoming Ninjatown strategy title for DS. The game's based off of Smith's cute little ninja characters and quirky designs, and it's slated for an October release. » 6/18/08 6:20pm 6/18/08 6:20pm