Sound Shapes: The Kotaku Review

Though there's a smorgasbord of audio pulsing through it, Sound Shapes won't make a musician out of you. What it does is more esoteric and impressive than that. This new PlayStation Vita game lets you feel what it's like to live inside a song. » 8/07/12 12:15pm 8/07/12 12:15pm

Sword & Sworcery EP Gets A Japanese Version And An Awesome Remix Album

Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP » 6/21/12 8:00am 6/21/12 8:00am, winner of the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards Best Handheld/Mobile Game, has all around the globe. Now, the creators are finishing their victory lap around the globe with a visit to Tokyo.

The (Actual) Best Game Music of 2011: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

And so we come to the end of our "Best Game Music of 2011" series, where tradition dictates we crown a victor. I'm only half-serious, of course; it's all but impossible to say what the best anything is, and that's doubly true of something as ephemeral and subjective as music. But all the same, Jim Guthrie's soundtrack… » 12/29/11 8:00pm 12/29/11 8:00pm

Is Sword & Sworcery EP Kotaku's Game of the Year?

I played a ton of games in 2011. More, probably, than any other year of my life. So when it came time to choose the best from among them, I spent a lot of time thinking back, sifting through the triumphs and the frustrations, the unexpected joys and the unfortunate disappointments. » 12/27/11 10:00am 12/27/11 10:00am

The Kid Who Just Went to College

College is a special time in the life of any young man or woman. You're finally free from your parents, ready to meet new people, attend interesting classes, and probably drink with those people and during those classes. While the first year of college can be a very busy time, there's always space for some gaming. A… » 12/08/11 1:40pm 12/08/11 1:40pm

Conan O'Brien Tribute Gallery Recalls van Gogh, Surrealism, Gaming Art

Late night talk show host, funny man and all-around red head Conan O'Brien is returning to New York City with his show this week, but only for a week. » 10/25/11 5:40pm 10/25/11 5:40pm

The Best, Brightest, Sexiest, and Strangest Selected as IndieCade 2011…

From a bowling game controlled by kissing to a four-year-old's Ponycorn epic, every one of IndieCade 2011's 36 finalist fully deserves their moment in the spotlight, except for maybe The Bridge. » 9/16/11 5:40pm 9/16/11 5:40pm

The Lovely Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery EP Now Micro-sized For iPhone…

Surely you've heard of Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery EP by now. We've talked about this exquisite graphical adventure for many moons. But as of right now, thankfully, the point and touch adventure experience, rich in wondrous sights and sounds, is available for a wider audience. » 4/21/11 8:00am 4/21/11 8:00am

iTunes Indie Hit Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Goes Tiny and…

Already released on the iPad, Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP makes the epic journey to the more popular iPhone and iPod touch platforms this week, thanks to a new update that magically transforms the Capy-developed game into a universal app. » 4/19/11 4:30pm 4/19/11 4:30pm

Sword & Sworcery EP, the Indie Game That's Taking the iPad By Sworm

I want to hug everyone who had anything to do with this game, but I have to do that with words first. So, let's get to it before you dismiss this review as fundamentally unserious and click over to a technical white paper on pathfinding algorithms. » 3/30/11 1:30pm 3/30/11 1:30pm

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery to Release This Week on iPad

People left GDC 2010 raving about Sword & Sworcery for the iPhone and iPad, but the game's late 2010 release didn't materialize as expected. Your wait is over. The game's developer tweeted early this morning that Apple has approved the game and it is set for release this week on the iPad, the iPhone and iPod Touch… » 3/20/11 1:38pm 3/20/11 1:38pm

New Hope That The Promising iPhone Game, Sword & Sworcery, Is Coming…

It's been nearly a year since we played the gorgeous Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery EP for "touch-tronic machinery" like the iPhone (and iPad!) at GDC. Is the wait for this captivating adventure almost over? » 2/25/11 5:40pm 2/25/11 5:40pm

Sword & Sworcery EP Looks Gworgeous On An iPad

One of the best looking iPhone games just happens to be one of the best looking iPad games. The makers of the luscious Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP have given us a fresh look at the pixelated adventure in fetching iPad size. » 11/02/10 10:00pm 11/02/10 10:00pm

Video Game's Finest Pay Tribute To Artist Frank Frazetta

Legendary fantasy artist Frank Frazetta died on Monday. Today, the gaming industry pays tribute with a series of sketches and illustrations posted here, exclusively, to honor an influential man and a vision that shaped countless video games. » 5/14/10 4:00pm 5/14/10 4:00pm

Sword & Sworcery, The iPhone's Mysterious Adventure, Is Powered By The…

What is Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, the mysterious adventure game with a funny name? If you read our GDC coverage of the game, you know. If not... » 4/02/10 1:30am 4/02/10 1:30am

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, The Cool Thing At GDC

I wish I'd seen Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP for the iPhone/iPod Touch at the start of last week's Game Developers Conference, instead of at the end, so that I could better answer the event's most commonly asked question. » 3/15/10 4:40pm 3/15/10 4:40pm